Senior Cash and Markets Officer NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Project Manager
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 Senior Cash and Markets Officer will
provide technical advice, guidance and support to the successful design and
implementation of a capacity building project for first responders to be able
to do cash-based interventions in refugee settlements in Arua and Lamwo. The
SCMO will work closely and coordinate with the Local and District Disaster
Management Committees, DCA implementing partners, other NGOs/CBOs and first
responders and ensure that cash and markets interventions are planned and
included in the disaster response programming. The activities will among others
include training and building capacity of local partners to effectively
implement cash and markets activities, technical back-stopping, cash for work
implemented activities, guiding on innovative cash modality transfers, market
assessments training, post distribution monitoring and market price monitoring
guidance as well as complaints and feedback handling mechanisms set up. The
SCMO refers to the PM for the Disaster and Preparedness project and there will
be a lot of travelling as the project is split between Arua and Lamwo. The SCMO
will be supervising a Cash and Markets Assistant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
oversight of all technical aspects of cash and markets programming in the DCA
areas of operation in line with DCA and donor set guidelines and standards.
and develop the capacity of first responders including local partners,
districts officials to secure effectively implement cash and market
interventions should a disaster occur.
first responders including local partners districts officials to be able to
monitor and systematically track market developments, incl. markets complaints,
that are responded to with timely and effective feedback.
and develop the capacity of first responders incl. local partners districts
officials so they can participate in post distribution monitoring (PDM) in the
zones/areas of operation.
If cash
transfers are carried, ensure that all cash transfer activities are implemented
in accordance with the quality standard and agreed implementation plan. 
If cash
transfers are carried out, closely monitor the implementation and if needed
take corrective action to make sure that the cash reaches the targeted
quality of project outputs through regular supervision and monitoring exercise
to the project locations Provide timely and high quality project progress
effective relationships, communication and coordination with partners and other
stakeholders through close interaction and consultations.
to the development of funding proposals to ensure availability of adequate
financial resources for activities beyond the current project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Senior Cash and Markets Officer job
placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or other
relevant field, CaLP training level 2 would be an advantage.
Five years
of relevant work experience in an advisory or senior role with responsibilities
in cash and markets-based programming including e-voucher and mobile cash, CfW
and market assessments.
in supporting and facilitating capacity building, preferable in cash and
including local NGOs and CBOs.
experience implementing high quality needs assessments, market assessment and
analysis (including familiarity with tools such as the Rapid Assessment of
Markets (RAM), Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis (EMMA), Market Assessment
Guidance (MAG) and/or similar tools etc.) and responsible analysis.
application of technical principles and concepts and experience in humanitarian
cash programming across different sectors, incl. digital financial solutions,
working with mobile network operators
strategic planning skills as well as analytical and organizational skills.
to think critically and creatively;
ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and tasks efficiently. Must be
flexible and willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours;
interpersonal skills, including patience, willingness to listen and respect for
Must be
capable of working both individually and as part of a team.
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: 18th August 2019
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