Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is recruiting for contract Livelihoods Officer (CBT).
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.
The Cash Based Transfer (CBT) Officer is responsible for coordination and implementation of DRC CBT (Cash Based Transfer ) activities in the intervention communities in Borno State (Ngala & Bama).
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
Plan and ensure the effective implementation of the CBT
Contribute to all CBT related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
Ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
Coordinate payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
Maintain all documentation relating directly to CBT activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
Oversee administrative matters relating directly to CBT activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
Oversee administrative matters relating directly to cash transfer activities including reconciliation with cash-out agents following distributions.
Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
Work with the Team Leader/Food Security Manager to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CBT activities.
Provide information on CBT activities as requested by the FSM and Team Leader.
Support orientation for all new staff on CBT.
Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
Coordinate with DRC Security Officer and Food Security Manager on any threats to DRC staff and activities; promptly reporting incidents/security threats in areas of operation.
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
And any other duties assigned to him/her by the Team leader/Food Security Manager.
About you To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC's core competencies:
Prepare and share work plan with the Team Leader/Food Security Manager according to the programme detail and implementation plan
Prepare weekly and monthly reports to Team Leader/Food Security Manager.
Provide the Team Leader/Food Security Manager with relevant documents, and channel issues.
Taking the lead
Striving for excellence and
Min Required Experience:
Required Moreover, we also expect the following:
BA/B.Sc in relevant field required; 3 years of experience working on the development, implementation, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
Prior experience implementing CBT with an INGO is preferred.
Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation required.
Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
Ability to work under pressure
Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing
Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required
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About Danish Refugee Council (drc)
Headquarters:Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K.
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