Cash Transfer Management Officer

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Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.

 

Position: Cash Transfer Management Officer

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Maiduguri or Yola

Supervisor: Report to the Finance Manager

 

Position Background:

The Cash Transfer Management Officer will work closely with the Finance Manager to support implementation of the cash transfers of the program in all the beneficiary states/communities, ensuring that the cash transfer component is delivered in a timely manner and to a high quality.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sensitisation of local government structures, communities and traditional authorities on the on targeting criteria and identification and registration of the beneficiaries.
  • Help oversee the delivery of regular cash transfers and helping ensure the resolution of any problems.
  • Assist in training of any project or partner staff on cash transfer programming.
  • Actively participate in relevant field assessments to identify the beneficiaries’ needs and viable business opportunities, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs
  • Organize trainings of cash beneficiaries on the identified needs
  • Assist in the registration of target beneficiaries/families, ensuring that the data is collected and recorded appropriately
  • Coordinate activities with local authorities, international community members, other implementing actors and partners at the local level.
  • Compile and submit regular project reports and updates
  • Facilitate the provision of livelihoods kits for agricultural or income generating activities in order to enable the ability to start-up businesses that will strengthen the households economically and enable them retain their children in school beyond the lifespan of the project.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Other Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • First Degree / HND qualification in Social Policy, Social Science, International Development, Economics or related relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years post NYSC relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated success in community resilience programs and technically sound in cash transfers, capacity building and other cash transfer components.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of working in inter-cultural environment;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Emails etc)
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment and passion for the realisation of women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality.
  • INGO working knowledge (Preferred).

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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Job Summary
Published
May 22, 2020
Offer Type
Contract
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Adamawa /Borno
Cities
Yola /Maiduguri
Deadline
May 26, 2020
Specialization
Administration/ Office/ Operations /NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies /Education Services/ Research
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