2 Cash and Market Officer Job Vacancies – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:     Cash and Market Officer (2 Job

Organisation: DanChurchAid

Duty Station: 

About US:

DanChurchAid (DCA)
is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.

Job Summary:  The Cash and Markets Officer will contribute
to the successful design and implementation of cash based-interventions in
refugee Settlements in West Nile and any other area of operation for DCA. The
activities shall include, cash for work and handling cash transfer issues to
beneficiaries, market assessments, post distribution monitoring, market price
monitoring, complaints and feedback handling. The Officer plays a varied role
in coordinating cash and markets activities, including supervision of Cash and Markets

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct cash transfer feasibility and market assessments
  • Oversee the identification, registration and verification of cash
    transfer beneficiaries.
  • Support in the baseline and end line surveys with support from the
    monitoring and evaluation team on CBI.
  • Support in cash for work (CfW) activities – including identification
    and appraisal of CfW projects.
  • Support the Cash and Markets assistants to prepare requests for cash
    distribution for beneficiaries in a timely manner and ensure coordination
    with service providers for the cash transfers.
  • Ensure all cash transfer activities are implemented in in accordance
    with donor requirements and as per the quality standard and agreed detail
    implementation plan. 
  • Ensure quality of project out puts through regular supervision and
    monitoring exercise to the project locations.
  • Together with the M&E team, participate in Post distribution
    monitoring (PDM) in the zones/areas of operation.
  • Monitor and track all market complaints though the Assistants and
    empower them to provide timely and effective feedback.
  • Provide timely high quality project progress reports both for DCA
    internal and donor and external requirements
  • Collect lessons learned, best practices, cases studies and support
    knowledge management
  • Closely follow up on day to day implementation of cash transfer
    activities and take corrective action to achieve key result indicators and
    other project targets and goals as specified in project proposal.
  • Contribute to the development of funding proposals to ensure
    availability of adequate financial resources for activities beyond the
    current project.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with DCA staff,
    national and local authorities, international and national organizations
    as well as technical focal points in food security and agribusiness,
    coordinate all planned projects with OPM, UNHCR, donors and other
    development agencies to ensure consistency with cluster priorities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Cash and Market
    Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business or other
    related field
  • Four years’ experience in cash-based transfer programming including
    e-voucher and mobile cash, CfW and market assessments.
  • CaLP training level 2 an advantage
  • Experience with market facilitation, supporting systemic change and
    promoting services directly
  • Experience of digital financial solutions and using mobile messaging
  • Experience of working with Mobile Monitoring Technology (MMT)
  • Experience of working in Humanitarian sector
  • Financial inclusion including VSLA digitalization 
  • Practical experience in working with mobile Network operators
  • Excellent communication, report writing skills and facilitation

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 7th July 2019

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