2 Fresher Extension Worker – Cash and Markets NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Report to: Cash and
Livelihoods Officer
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in
Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a
gender-inclusive rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all
DanChurchAid programme types as well as within the organization.
Job Summary: The Extension
Workers – Cash and Markets will be supporting all cash-based interventions  including multi-purpose cash using
mobile money and e-vouchers, data collection, including baseline, post
distribution monitoring using digital tools, market prices, market complaints
handling using MMT. The incumbent is  also
responsible for commodity quality control, troubleshoot any vendor interface
challenges, and assist beneficiaries in market transaction.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The Cash and Market Extension Workers will
    assist in identification, registration and verification of beneficiaries,
    working together with the nutritionist and livelihoods extension workers;
  • Provide daily/periodic fresh food quality
    monitoring at refugee and host community markets;
  • Support the vendors to use the provided
    vendor interface equipment and e-voucher cards;
  • Assist beneficiaries with the usage of
    vouchers and carrying out a purchase. S/he will facilitate meetings
    between trader groups and voucher beneficiaries;
  • Identify market solutions for gaps, such
    as quality, quantities and produce regular monitoring reports, including
    on market hygiene and public health (quality, clean environment).
  • Specifically, the Cash and Market
    Extension Worker will assess training needs of host and refugee
    communities and provide training on cash based interventions and
    approaches. S/he will coordinate activities in the field including
    mobilization.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid
    Extension Workers – Cash and Markets job placement must hold a B.Sc. in
    Economics, business development or related field
  • Previous experience working with cash
    based interventions
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience
    especially in refugee settlements
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS
    PowerPoint) with ability to work with data bases and statistical software
    packages
  • Broad knowledge and understanding digital
    data collection using mobile monitoring technology (MMT)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability
    to write good reports
  • Previous experience with other local and
    international NGOs
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    West Nile context and local languages will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should mail their
applications letters, together with updated CVs and contact details of three
work-related references, to co.uganda@dca.dk with the subject line referring to
the exact job title.
Deadline: 2nd January 2017

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