Cash Officer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

 

Job Title:   
Cash Officer

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The International
Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and
helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request
of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance
to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40
countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions
who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to
home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998
supporting  nationals and refugees and various institutions in the
country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil
society and the private sector.The current program portfolio in Uganda includes
health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and
agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in
Kampala, field offices in Lamwo, West Nile, Kiryandongo, Kyaka and Moroto.

 

Job Summary:  The Cash Officer will coordinate all cash
related activities and contribute to the design and implementation of cash-based
interventions in the IRC urban program and other area of IRC operation. The
officer shall carry out activities including, organize and manage cash
transfers, handle cash transfer issues between IRC and beneficiaries, conduct
market assessments, post distribution monitoring, market price monitoring,
handling complaints related to cash programming and providing relevant feedback
to clients. Key responsibilities include:

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Conduct
cash transfer feasibility and market assessments

·       
Oversee
the identification, registration, and verification of cash transfer
beneficiaries.

·       
Support
in cash transfer baseline and end post distribution monitoring surveys with
support from the monitoring and evaluation team.

·       
Provide
guidance and ensure coordination of cash transfers across the different IRC
programs

·       
Ensure
all cash transfer activities are implemented in accordance with IRC and donor
requirements.

·       
Assess
appropriateness of the cash transfer modalities and processes and ensure accountability
and transparency in the CBI processes.

·       
Assist
in reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), to identify and document
impacts on underlying processes, systems, people and the organizational
structure;

·       
Provide
hands-on guidance in the engagement with bank agents, CBT PoCs, and the service
providers.

·       
Any
other duties assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Cash Officer job
must hold a University degree in Business, Finance Economics, Management,
Marketing or other business related fields.

·       
Four
years’ experience in cash-based transfer programming including business grants,
e-voucher, mobile cash, and cash for work in an emergency environment

·       
Practical
experience in working with mobile Network operators and other mobile financial
services such as Agent Banking and/or Mobile Money is required.

·       
Experience
working in refugee settings

·       
Experience
working with urban refuges a plus

·       
Proficient
in MS Office

·       
Fluency
in both oral and written communication in English. Local languages/dialects is
a plus.

 

Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online

 

Click
Here

 

IRC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit
without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability.

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service,
and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC
operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and
Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 16th August 2020

 

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