Fresher Livelihoods Officer – Cash Programme NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Livelihoods Officer – 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 Officer – Cash Programme will be providing support to the
implementation of DRC Program. The job is field based with frequent movement
within the project Area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordination/
Representation:

·       
Under
the supervision of the Base Manager, coordinate with stakeholders, DRC Cash and
livelihood related linkages representing the organization within its internal
guidelines/standards and those of donors/partners in the districts of
jurisdiction.

·       
Attend
and represent the interests of DRC in all Livelihood related meetings with the
District Local Governments, lower local governments, and other stakeholders

·       
Actively
coordinate within the jurisdiction of your responsibility

·       
Contribute
and actively participate in internal and sector coordination meetings

Project
development, implementation and reporting:

·       
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

·       
Conduct
training on procedures followed in cash based interventions

·       
Facilitate
designing as well as implementation of beneficiary selection process

·       
Conduct
market assessment of goods and services required by POCs in cash based
interventions

·       
Write
concept notes, 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

·       
Contribute
to concept and proposal development in the livelihood thematic areas, with key
focus on market development and cash based interventions

·       
Contribute
to the gap analysis in the areas of Livelihoods and contribute in the
development of new thematic areas according to analysis

·       
Develop
market-based interventions and tools to guide market development

·       
Provide
key accountability, documentation and assessments to guide cash based
interventions

·       
Responsible
for day to day activity implementation (with cash based interventions being a
core activity) through efficient and effective ways

·       
Contribute
to the design of capacity building syllabi and materials and effectively
implement the trainings at all levels

·       
Manage
the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances while bearing
in mind DRC’s/Donor financial regulations.

·       
Monitor
and document DRC’s livelihood and cash activities, ensuring all processes,
results and lessons learnt are documented and shared within the sector and with
Management

·       
Prepare/contribute
to weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports in the area of
livelihoods

Staff Management:

·       
Supervise
and mentor Livelihood Assistants in the district of jurisdiction, providing
hands-on and real time training to ensure growth and development in performance
of the Assistants

·       
Uphold
DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability. Provide technical and
informed programmatic leadership for the livelihood staff members and community
based mechanisms in Kyaka II operational area as needed.

·       
Develop
staff performance measurement and targets for staff under direct supervision
and appraise them based on the set targets.

·       
Conduct
daily field visits to support field staffs – mentoring – through technical back
stopping and to train duty bearers

Logistics /Finance:

·       
Keenly
monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide
timely feedback on budget follow ups.

·       
Plan and
coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different
activity locations.

·       
Initiate
procurements and ensure their timely execution

·       
Ensure
the delivery of supplies in the right quantity and quality

·       
Contribute
to grants management of all livelihood projects through management of day to
day project expenditures with strict adherence to internal finance policies and
donor guidelines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Officer – Cash
Programme job must hold a bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, market and
business related course.

·       
Experience
in implementing cash based programmes

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

·       
Highly
developed analytical and reporting skills.

·       
Excellent
communication skills (reading, writing, speaking).

·       
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.

·       
Ability
to write reports and communication pieces.

·       
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.

Desirable

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

·       
Experience
in training and capacity-building of staff.

·       
Commitment
to humanitarian principles and values.

·       
Understanding
of gender, protection and human rights.

·       
Knowledge
of refugee crisis.

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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