Fresher Livelihoods Assistant – Cash Programme NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job Title:      Livelihoods
Assistant – Cash Programme

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Base Manager


About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.


Job Summary:  The Livelihoods Assistant – Cash programme
will support the Livelihoods Officer in the implementation of cash based
intervention in Nakivale refugee settlement. He/she will be responsible for
project implementation, monitoring and reporting on cash based intervention in
accordance with DRC programme guidelines and procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Sensitize the community about cash-based interventions

Conduct assessment of needs and capacities of community
for cash based interventions

Follow procedures and guidelines in implementation of
cash-based interventions, and support in developing learning for improved cash

Facilitate designing as well as implementation of
beneficiary selection process

Assess potential risks to recipients for cash based
interventions and work with protection and other colleagues to ensure risk
mitigation is integrated into programming

Identify skills and knowledge gaps related to community
based interventions among Livelihoods Field extension workers and address them
through training and capacity building

Liaise with other sectors to ensure coordinated
implementation of cash based interventions

Ensure that cash based interventions are implemented in
accordance with project design and within the approved budgets, and in
accordance with DRC policies and strategies including adherence to the recommended
standards and commitments to accountability and quality.

Write work plans for cash based interventions

Write timely quality; weekly, monthly, quarterly, biannual
and annual reports

Contribute to the formulation of project proposals on cash
based intervention

Develop key relationships with other cash actors to
develop joint learning.

development and management

Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.

Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods
Assistant – Cash Programme
job must hold a bachelor’s Degree in social sciences and business related

Two years of experience working with community development
and livelihoods, preferably in a refugee setting

Proven experience in cash based programming

Proven experience managing community dialogues and working
directly with beneficiaries

Competence using information technology including
experience with word-processing, spreadsheets and database software.

High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself
transparently and open to scrutiny.

Strong empathy skills and genuine care and respect for
needs of others especially female refugees and people with special needs.

Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.

Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine
priorities and attention to detail a must.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills, sound judgment,
planning and team building and facilitating skills.

Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible
and respectful team player.

Willingness and capacity to work in the field and travel
frequently to project sites when needed.


Experience of working with UN or Non-Governmental

Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.

Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.

Knowledge of refugee crisis.

A team player and the ability to work with minimum

Languages: Fluency in English and local language
a plus (especially Kiswahili)


How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.




Deadline: 20th August 2020


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