Cash and Markets Officer NGO Job Opportunities – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:         Cash and Markets Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
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 primarily 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 Assistants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Carry out cash transfer feasibility and market
assessments
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Oversee the identification, registration and
verification of cash transfer beneficiaries.
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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.
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Together with the M&E team, participate in
Post distribution monitoring (PDM) in the zones/areas of operation.
·        
Keenly 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.
·        
Actively 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 applicant should for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Cash
and Markets Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree
in business or other related field
·        
At least three years’ experience in cash based
transfer programming including e-voucher and mobile cash, CfW and market
assessments.
·        
CaLP training level 2 an advantage
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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)
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Experience of working in Humanitarian sector
·        
Financial inclusion including VSLA
·        
Practical experience in working with mobile network
operators
·        
Excellent communication, report writing skills
and facilitation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
DanChurchAid are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 2nd December
2017
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