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Cash Transfer Officer Job at Concern Worldwide in Ethiopia

Concern Worldwide in Ethiopia
Concern Worldwide in Ethiopia

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are hiring a Cash Transfer Officer in Ethiopia. More Jobs at Concern Worldwide Ethiopia 2021, Find latest careers opportunities at Concern Worldwide on ajiranawe.com. Find more jobs vacancies in Ethiopia.

Job Purpose
The Cash Transfer Officer position is responsible for carrying out all aspects of program delivery through cash based programming designed to respond to disaster affected communities with in short time. The Cash Officer spends most of his/her time in the field, identifying priority needs and target communities affected by natural and manmade crisis, conducting market assessment in the areas of needy community, conducting post distribution monitoring, establishing relationships with community, local government and leaders, overseeing field-level operations, such as the delivery of materials/inputs, registration of complaints and payment to beneficiaries

Main duties & Responsibilities:
  • Technical Support in cash programming and implementation
  • Provide support to the planning and implementation of cash transfer programme activities, working closely with the ERNE program coordinator, Managers at field level.
  • Supports the development of tools and templates that help the management and implementation of the operational aspects of cash transfer programmes in line with donor requirements and Concern cash transfer modality
  • Apply technical knowledge and skills to implement and/or assist in community delivery of cash based programs;
  • Support logistics processes and input such as procuring, storing and distributing cash or vouchers for the timely delivery
  • Participate in the process of identifying beneficiary communities/targeting based on robust and participatory criteria and assist other staffs
  • Ensure the beneficiary feedback and response mechanism activities on cash programming are undertaken
  • Fully comply with Concern’s safety and security procedures and provide input to security monitoring and assessments to enable and promote a safe and secure environment for program implementation
  • Assist in the collection of data, conduct of assessments (needs, market, risks and security) and provide input for proposal development for cash transfer project
Project Monitoring and Reporting
  • Monitor progress against grant work plan; promptly identifying any current or potential delays
  • Support producing Concern reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements.
  • Assist monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection as required under the grant and for Concern M&E purposes.
Capacity Building
  • Creates awareness of for communities, government partners and stakeholders to consider cash response as one modality at appropriate situation.
  • Capacitate the community staffs under the program on cash Transfer Programming
  • Support the staffs to meet the humanitarian principles during Cash Response program/facilitating the payment to the beneficiaries.
Partnerships and Representation
  • Work collaboratively with Concern supply chain, finance and admin/HR staff to process Purchase Requests, and Payment Vouchers,
  • Represent the Concern on Cash coordination meetings at different level
  • Identify and work very closely with Financial Service Providers (FSP).
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor, and ERR team to enable and develop Concern programs
Emergency response
Concern is committed to responding to emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and the Ethiopia Programme is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

Gender Equity
Demonstrate understanding of Concern Ethiopia’s Gender Equality Strategy
Contribute to ensuring that Concern Ethiopia is a place where men and women are treated equally and with dignity and respect
Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.

Job Requirements
Person Specification:
Essential Education & Qualifications Required:
  • Qualification in fields such as Agri-Business Management, Economics, Marketing, Rural Development, Banking, Project Management or similar with relevant experience of the position demand.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of cash, market based programming and Livelihoods areas
  • Master’s degree with min three years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum five years of relevant experience.
  • NGO Experience
  • Experience of cash transfers and other social safety net programmes is an advantage.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to work under pressure well.
  • Fluency in English, Amharic required and also other local languages preferred
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving.
  • Experience with the development, implementation & compliance of USAID (OFDA and FFP)/DFID and ECHO funded programs.
  • Experience working with local authorities, national and international NGOs.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.
Competencies:
Desirable:
  • Upholds organizational and ethical norms, high standards of trustworthiness and acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit.
  • Builds and maintains strong influencing, advocacy and external relationships skills
  • Open to change and effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances
  • Applies innovation and creativity to problem solving.
  • Experience working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.
  • Excellent communication skills with a high level of written and spoken English.
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Computer Literate and IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and spoken English including the ability to write high quality reports and develop proposals.
  • Experience in working with and capacity building of national staff and partner organizations.
  • Good understanding of climate change adaptation and resilience approaches.
  • Experience of working on agriculture in differing regional contexts in Ethiopia
  • Familiarity with principles of humanitarian action (international code of conduct and humanitarian charter).
What we offer
  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 26 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 18 weeks (unpaid) parental leave
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How to Apply
Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy via: ethiojobs.net

Please note that no need to submit your supporting documents:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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