Several A’ level Field Officer Non-profit Career Jobs – GiveDirectly

Job Title:       Field Officer  
Organisation: GiveDirectly
Duty Station: Eastern Uganda
Reports to: Associate
Field Manager
Languages: English,
About US:
GiveDirectly is an
international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and
Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making
unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving
a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a
provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let
them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging
trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging
markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct
transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional,
top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art
technologies and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently,
and transparently.
Job Summary: The
Field Officer will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering GiveDirectly’s
gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients. The Field Officer
will be responsible for executing the recipient surveys and associated
processes that facilitate GiveDirectly’s unique cash transfer model, from
enrollment of recipients to sending actual transfers. The role will reward high-quality
judgment on operational questions and challenges, work ethic, communication
skills, and a strong commitment to GiveDirectly’s mission and model.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The jobholder will meet with the village
    elders and guides to understand village boundaries
  • In charge of coordinating with team
    members, visit every household in the village
  • Complete census surveys with accurate
  • Explain GiveDirectly’s program to
    eligible households
  • Provide cell phones and SIM cards as
  • The Field Officer will identify and
    eliminate ineligible households
  • Explain safety and readiness information
    to recipients
  • Ensure someone in the household is ready
    to operate the phone to access transfers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly
    Field Officer job opportunity must hold an A’ level certificate or
    Diploma, a Degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • One to two years’ experience in the
    field working with vulnerable communities
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and
    support recipient surveys and associated processes.
  • Must possess work/language proficiency
    in English and Lusoga will be an added advantage.
  • Computer and mobile device data entry knowledge
    and skills and good typing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the
    ability to represent the organization effectively to external parties.
  • Have ability to exercise patience and
    good judgment in resolving recipient problems
  • Particularly skilled with interpersonal
    skills with high empathy, honesty, and integrity
  • Must be able to work in and within teams
  • Possess high-quality problem solving,
    work ethic and a strong commitment to GiveDirectly’s mission and model.
  • Good time-management skills
 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
NB: Applicants
are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING
BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.
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