Cash and Markets Officer NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:      Cash and Markets Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
DanChurchAid is a
Danish humanitarian non governmental organisation aimed at supporting the
world’s poorest. It was founded in 1922, and is rooted in the Danish National
Evangelical Lutheran Church. DCA aims to ensure that all people live
peacefully in a thriving, democratic society with equal fulfilment of their
rights and access to and control over resources
DCA’s Uganda
Programme DCA has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda
since 1979, 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.
  
Job Summary:   The Cash and Markets Officer will 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, Monthly multipurpose cash transfers, cash handling
and 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:  
·       
Conduct
cash transfer feasibility and market assessments
·       
Oversee
the identification, registration and verification of cash transfer
beneficiaries.
·       
Support
in the baseline and end line surveys with support from the monitoring and
evaluation team on CBI.
·       
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.
·       
Together
with the M&E team, participate in Post distribution monitoring (PDM) in
Omugo and Imvepi refugee settlements.
·       
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.
·       
Support
in organizing trainings on financial literacy, entrepreneurship among others.
·       
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 ideal
applicant for the DCA Cash and Markets Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in business or other related field
·       
Four
years’ experience in cash-based transfer programming including e-voucher and
mobile cash, CfW and market assessments.
·       
CaLP
training level 2 an advantage
·       
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)
·       
Experience
of working in Humanitarian sector
·       
Financial
inclusion including VSLA
·       
Practical
experience in working with mobile Network operators
·       
Very
good communication, report writing skills and facilitation skills
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the link below
Deadline:  31st March 2020.

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