Livelihoods Assistant (CBT)

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Job Description

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, legal aid and a wide range of other protection assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system in the area of Finance. 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 Assistant (CBT)

Location:
 Ngala, Borno State
Contract length: 8 Months
Level: IPE BAND-NM-I
Start date: 1st February 2019
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Descrptions

  • DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan. DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region.
  • DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe, with more than 100 staff members subject to increase in the near future

About the Job

  • The Cash Base Transfer Assistant is responsible for assisting the Cash Based Transfer Officer in the implementation of DRC CBT activities in the intervention communities in Borno State (Ngala)

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in planning and ensuring the effective implementation of the CBT (Cash Based Transfer)
  • Assist in all CBT related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
  • Assist in ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
  • Partcipate in trader identification,selection and training
  • Assist in payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
  • Assist in maintaining all documentations relating directly to CBT activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
  • Assist in administrative matters relating directly to CBT activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
  • Assist in 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 Programme Officer to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CBT activities.
  • Provide information on CBT activities as requested by the Programme Officer
  • Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
  • Assist DRC Security Officer and Cash Based Transferme Officer 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 Cash Based Transfer Officer

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 CPT Officer according to the programme detail and implementation plan
  • Provide the Cash Based Transfer Officer with relevant documents, and channel issues.
  • Communicating
  • Taking the lead
  • Collaborating
  • Striving for excellence and
  • Demonstrating integrity.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    2

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Moreover, we also expect the following:
    Required:

    • BA/B.Sc/HND in relevant field required; 2 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

    Application Closing Date
    3rd January, 2019.

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

    Application Process

    • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

    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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    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 the European refugee crises caused by the Soviet invasion of Hungary in 1956. DRC has been active in large scale humanitarian projects around the world. Through convoy operations DRC was responsible for delivering half of the international humanitarian aid in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the wars ...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    December 21, 2018
    Offer Type
    Contract
    Experience
    Minimum of 2years
    Location
    Borno
    Deadline
    January 3, 2019
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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