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

Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: 
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 project focuses on providing lifesaving
assistance through Multipurpose cash transfers for basic needs. The Senior Cash
and Markets Officer (SCMO) will provide technical advice, guidance and support
to the successful design and implementation of the project, capacity build
staff, beneficiaries and financial service providers whose role will solely
disburse cash to targeted persons with specific need (PSNs) to meet their
immediate basic needs in Imvepi and Omugo refugee settlements in Arua District.
The SCMO will work closely and coordinate with other coordination mechanisms
i.e West Nile cash working group, National cash working group, Collaborative
cash delivery platform, interagency coordination among others.

The activities will
among others include building capacity of partners to effectively implement
cash and markets activities, technical backstopping, guiding on innovative cash
modality transfers, market assessments, post distribution monitoring and market
price monitoring, as well as complaints and feedback handling mechanisms. The
SCMO refers to the PM and she/ he will be supervising Cash and Markets officer
and Assistant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
oversight of all technical aspects of cash and markets and ensure timely
distribution of the monthly multipurpose cash transfers.
and develop the capacity of both INGO, NGOs and local partners, districts
officials to secure effectively implement cash and market interventions.
first responders incl. 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.
of financial service providers and sign framework agreements to ensure timely
disbursement of cash to beneficiaries
up cash beneficiaries and ensure social protection concerns are addressed or
else referred to protection partners operating within the settlements.
and enhance staff capacity to carry out monthly Post Distribution monitoring.
and develop tools for carrying out baseline, Market assessments and PDMs.
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
and participate in household vulnerability assessments and develop appropriate
response plan to address beneficiary protection related concerns.
monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
workshops and document lessons learnt.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the DCA Senior Cash and Markets Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or other relevant field.
training level 2 would be added advantage.
years’ 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.
Ability 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
colleagues. Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team.
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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