Livelihoods Assistant NGO Job Careers – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:     Livelihoods Assistant
Organisation: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods
Officer
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
Livelihoods Assistant will support all livelihoods activities under the UNHCR
funded project in BidiBidi Refugee settlement. The activities include VLSAs,
IGAs, cash for work, capacity building of farmers and provision of
agric-inputs. Furthermore, the Livelihoods Assistant will support cash-based
interventions, including vouchers for agric-inputs, protection grants to
farmers, data collection, including baseline, post distribution monitoring
using digital tools, market prices, and market complaints handling using MMT.
He/she will also be responsible for commodity quality control, troubleshoot any
vendor interface challenges, and assist beneficiaries in market transaction.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Tasked
with the identification, registration and verification of beneficiaries,
working together with staff in Cash and Markets interventions and in
Livelihoods.
·        
Effectively
implement the day to day activities according to work plans and technical
standards
·        
Participate
in Zonal coordination meetings
·        
Assist
in trainings with target beneficiaries in livelihoods activities
·        
Actively
take part in trainings at field level
·        
Actively
mobilize beneficiaries
·        
Monitor
and document DCA’s livelihood activities
·        
Prepare reports
to contribute to the weekly, monthly and other reports


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Livelihoods Assistant job placement
must hold a B.Sc. in Agriculture, Economics and or business development or
related field
·        
Three
years of relevant work experience especially in refugee settlements
·        
Experience
working with livelihoods especially VLSAs, IGAS, supporting farmers
·        
Computer
literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) with ability to work with data
bases and statistical software packages
·        
Understanding
digital data collection using mobile monitoring technology (MMT) 
·        
Excellent
communication skills and ability to write good reports
·        
Understanding
of the West Nile context and local languages will be an added advantage.
·        
Must
possess a valid riding permit
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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