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Cash Based Transfer Expert

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Description :

A vacancy has arisen within DanChurchAid for a Cash Based Transfer Expert based in Harare. DanChurchAid (DCA) is an international organisation working in Zimbabwe through partnership with local organisations. DCA is seeking the services of a well-qualified personnel for its programmes currently being implemented in partnership with local NGO partners.
Purpose of the Position
The Cash Based Transfer Expert Field Officer will be responsible for the management alternative CBT approach under Urban Social Assistance Programme
Key responsibilities
Set up the Cash Transfer system on the Red Rose platform; Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings before the redemption and cash out activities; Participate in the Cash Working Group; Sensitize the beneficiaries so that they are aware of project modalities, entitlements, right to complain, complaint modalities and redemption/cash out days; Provide support to retailers and DCA team on all functions related to the system; Conduct regular meetings with entities such as retailers, wholesalers, DDCs and prepare minutes for sharing with the Urban Resilience Manager; Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of cash transfers, by maintaining and/or expanding DCA community outreach to ensure beneficiaries have one communication channel with the CBT team; Supervise and coordinate the work of the Field Monitors by ensuring their presence in the field, keeping track of their attendance, submitting accurate information for their payment at field level and providing instructions to them on the planned activities; Build the capacity of the Field Monitors to ensure project quality, providing regular training/coaching; Coordinate the distribution of Cash/ Cash cards to targeted beneficiaries; Coordinate and supervise the monitoring of monthly redemption and cash out activities: conduct market price monitoring, conduct vendors’ price monitoring, shop monitoring, ensure that beneficiaries receive their full entitlement and they are treated with dignity and not taken advantage of; Conduct monthly meetings with the vendors/agents to ensure that their activities are fully in compliance with WFP regulations, represent beneficiaries’ interests in such meetings; Timely report any irregularities to the Project Coordinator and Urban Resilience Manager; Working closely with the research team conduct regular visits to the communities where beneficiaries reside in order to collect feedback, follow up on their food security status; Prepare and submit weekly activity reports to the Project coordinator and Urban Resilience Manager; Prepare and submit a monthly report on redemption/cash out activities to the Project coordinator and the Urban Resilience Manger for their further compilation and sharing with the donor; Support and coordinate data collection for the outcome monitoring surveys; Treat beneficiaries with dignity and apply DCA Code of Ethics and Conduct, the UN Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in the field, including sensitizing Field Monitors and vendors/agents on such principles; Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Knowledge and Skills
Degree/Diploma in Business Management, Development Studies, Accounting, Social Sciences, Sociology etc; Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive; 5 -year relevant work experience; Experience in the Cash Transfers and social approach; Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word); Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited; Fluency in Shona/Ndebele and English; Good team spirit. Previous experience with FSL, Cash programming; Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy; Previous experience with INGO/NGO; Previous humanitarian programming experience.
DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation

How to apply

To apply
Interested individuals who meet the above specifications should apply via the following link: clearly indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email. The application must include an application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted,

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