Fresher Livelihoods Assistant – Cash Programme NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Livelihoods Assistant – Cash
Programme

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Base
Manager

About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:
The Livelihoods Assistant – Cash Programme will support the Livelihoods Officer
in the implementation of cash based intervention in Nakivale refugee
settlement. He/she will be responsible for project implementation, monitoring
and reporting on cash based intervention in accordance with DRC programme
guidelines and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Sensitize
the community about cash-based interventions

·       
Conduct
assessment of needs and capacities of community for cash based interventions

·       
Follow
procedures and guidelines in implementation of cash-based interventions, and
support in developing learning for improved cash strategies

·       
Facilitate
designing as well as implementation of beneficiary selection process

·       
Assess
potential risks to recipients for cash based interventions and work with
protection and other colleagues to ensure risk mitigation is integrated into
programming

·       
Identify
skills and knowledge gaps related to community based interventions among
Livelihoods Field extension workers and address them through training and
capacity building

·       
Liaise
with other sectors to ensure coordinated implementation of cash based interventions

·       
Ensure
that cash based interventions are implemented in accordance with project design
and within the approved budgets, and in accordance with DRC policies and
strategies including adherence to the recommended standards and commitments to
accountability and quality.

·       
Write
work plans for cash based interventions

·       
Write
timely quality; weekly, monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reports

·       
Contribute
to the formulation of project proposals on cash based intervention

·       
Develop
key relationships with other cash actors to develop joint learning.

Staff development
and management

·       
Uphold
DRC’s international code of conduct.

·       
Any
other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant –
Cash Programme job must hold a bachelor’s Degree in social sciences and
business related course.

·       
Two
years’ experience working with community development and livelihoods,
preferably in a refugee setting

·       
Proven
experience in cash based programming

·       
Proven
experience managing community dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries

·       
Competence
using information technology including experience with word-processing,
spreadsheets and database software.

·       
High
integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently and open to
scrutiny.

·       
Strong
empathy skills and genuine care and respect for needs of others especially
female refugees and people with special needs.

·       
Ability
to respect and maintain confidentiality.

·       
Excellent
organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail
a must.

·       
Demonstrated
interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning and team building and
facilitating skills. Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible
and respectful team player.

·       
Willingness
and capacity to work in the field and travel frequently to project sites when
needed.

·       
Languages:
Fluency in English and local
language a plus (especially Kiswahili)

Desirable

·       
Experience
of working with UN or Non-Governmental Organizations.

·       
Commitment
to humanitarian principles and values.

·       
Understanding
of gender, protection and human rights.

·       
Knowledge
of refugee crisis.

·       
A team
player and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.

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Deadline: 21st April 2020

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