Cash Transfer Manager NGO Careers – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Transfer Manager
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The Adventist
Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of
the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion.
Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development
assistance to individuals in more than 140 countries—regardless of their
ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association.
Job Summary:   The Cash Transfer Manager will manage Cash
Transfer commodity and ensure the WFP food aid program is implemented in line
with ADRA Uganda policies and Donor guidelines. Emphasis will be on quality and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program &
Strategic Issue:
  • Participate in project design, proposal writing, budgeting process,
    and engaging various support offices and donors during the negotiation
    process in coordination with Response Programs, Grant Acquisition
    Management (GAM) and Finance units.
  • Liaise and meet with donors and other food programming stakeholders
    for the purposes of networking, information sharing and nurturing
  • In collaboration with the design, monitoring and evaluation team
    ensuring that Cash Transfer activities/programs are monitored, evaluated
    and that operational research contributes to program innovation.
  • Provide strategic leadership in the roll out of Cash in Food
    assistance to the project.
  • Responsible for mainstreaming Refugee gender and protection in the
    Cash assistance strategy and implementation.
  • Managing the day-to-day implementation of Cash Assistance
    interventions according to objectives and Detailed Implementation Plans.
  • Work with WFP, UNHCR and OPM to develop and approve clear and
    concise Food Assistance community communication strategies and support
    timely roll out of community outreaches to address refugee anxiety, avert
    tension within the Food sector group and communities.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive
    operational plan for the cash transfer portion of the ADRA Uganda program
    including: Cash transfer programming/project design; Call forward,
    Logistics/security plan and assisting in the preparation and negotiating
    of agreements related to food programs.
  • Consolidate Call Forwards Schedule Distribution Plans, and pipeline
    projections for the WFP program.
  • Work closely with the Field Coordinator and ensure that the WFP
    pipeline remains as healthy as possible by constantly following up call
    Forwards and shipments allocations and schedules with WFP Sub Office and
    Country Office.
Commodity Tracking
(Reporting and Accountability):
  • Maintain comprehensive commodity tracking systems so as to ensure
    that all commodities are properly distributed and accounted for to ADRA
    Uganda Partnership and major donor standards.
  • Ensure that all commodity losses and claims procedures are in
    compliance with the ADRA Uganda Partnership and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that the required periodic reports are generated from the CTS
    reports and submitted to the relevant consumers on a timely basis.
  • Ensure the loss and claims registers, files are well maintained and
    checked on a regular basis.
  • Maintain shipment files and registers and ensure that shipments
    reconciliation is accurately done on a daily basis.
  • Maintain inventory control on a monthly basis and ensure that the
    commodity book balances match with the actual stocks.
  • Ensure that food and non-food commodities are well warehoused as per
    ADRA Uganda standards.
  • Ensure proper and adequate supervision of Cash Transfer staff for a
    smooth implementation of the project.
  • Work on staff development plans through coaching, on job training
    and possible recommendation for secondments to other programs within the
Negotiation &
Liaison with Outside Groups:
  • Attend all Inter-agency Coordination meetings including providing
    leadership as co-sector leader of the Food sector Working group to discuss
    issues affecting refugee access to food assistance and provide timely and
    actionable feedback
  • Liaise with WFP, OPM, and other UN agencies and peer NGOs to ensure
    Cash programming mechanism is understood, integrated and supported.
  • Work with UNHCR and OPM to build strong community structures to
    support Food Assistance Implementation and accountability.
  • Work with the Finance unit in the creation of programmatic budgets
    and recommend revision where necessary in coordination with the donor.
  • Create budgets and spending projections for the Commodity
  • Ensure cost competitiveness in project.
  • Prepare the program for Internal and external audits and to ensure
    that food programs achieve acceptable audit standards in national, and
  • Perform any other duties incidental thereto and/or a may be assigned
    by the Head of Program.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration or Commerce
  • At least three years of experience working as a Cash transfer
    Manager in a reputable organization
  • Excellent coaching skills
  • Ability to work in 8 hours shift and on call
  • Fluent in English speaking, understanding and writing
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people from different
    educational, linguistic, cultural and religious backgrounds
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their CVs and all academic certificates
Deadline: 30th September 2019
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