December 21, 2018
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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is recruiting for contract Livelihoods Officer (CBT).

Job Details

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Livelihoods Officer (CBT)

Locations:
 Ngala, Bama - Borno
Contract type: National contract 
Slot: 2

About the Job

  • 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.
  • Communicating
  • Taking the lead
  • Collaborating
  • Striving for excellence and
  • Demonstrating integrity.

 

    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    3 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:

    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

    Desirable:

    • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
    • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
    • Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required

    We Offer

    • Contract length: 8 MONTHS
    • Level: IPE BAND NM-H
    • Designation of Duty Station: 1 Ngala & 1 Bama
    • Start date: 1st February 2019

    Application Closing Date
    5th January, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

    Applications should include:

    • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position .
    • Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.

    Note

    • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.
    • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
    • The position is for Nigerian National Only.
    • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
    • DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.

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    About Danish Refugee Council (drc)

    • Type: Nonprofit
    • Headquarters: Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K.

    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries.Formed after the Second World War, and in response to...Know More about Danish Refugee Council (drc)

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