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

Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood
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 based Intervention will support the Livelihoods Coordinator and
Livelihoods Officer in the implementation of cash based intervention in Kyaka
II refugee settlement and host community. He/she will be responsible for
project management, monitoring and reporting on cash based intervention in
accordance with DRC programme guidelines and procedures.
Key Duties and
Sensitize the community about cash based interventions
Conduct assessment of needs and capacities of
community for cash based intervention
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
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
Work closely with other sectors to ensure coordinated
implementation of cash based interventions
Ensure that cash based intervention 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 concept notes, work plans for cash based
Write timely quality; weekly, monthly,
quarterly, biannual and annual reports
Actively contribute to the formulation of
project proposals on cash based intervention
Build key relationships with other cash actors
to develop joint learning.
Staff development and management:
Manage field based staff, volunteers, and
community participants.
Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
Perform any other duty as may be assigned from
time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant – Cash Based Interventions job placement
must have a minimum of 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
Ability to speak local languages
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with the following documents to the E-mail address below;
A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why
you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and
qualifications criteria
Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The
CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training
courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
E-mail your cover letter, updated CV and academic credentials to:
Deadline: 25th
October 2017 by 5:00 PM
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