The purpose of this position to provide overall leadership and technical guidance for the Cash for Work projects in UNDP project in line with Donor set milestones as stipulated in the ToR, Results of Community Consultation in the identification of CFW Rehabilitation Projects, CfW set standards and regulations within the current COVID19 environment
Cash for Work Management
In coordination with Programs, ensure that CfW projects are designed and developed in alignment with WV Strategy, Sphere standards, CfW standard operating procedures (SoPs), and other accepted standards shared by donors and clusters.
Ensure the timely and successful implementation of CfW Projects in accordance with WV and Donor expectations.
Provide direct oversight/coordination to CFW interventions under the project.
Coordinate with P&C to ensure timely recruitment and placement of project staff.
Manage all CfW related activities; annual planning, import tasks, receipt and storage in the warehouse, and all distribution related tasks.
Ensure all CFW operations are implemented as per donor’s Regulations and WV’s standards.
Provide guidance on the CfW type of items requested for project implementation.
Develop & Manage the CfW tracking documents.
Coordination and networking with other agencies and donors
Coordinate representation of WV in Sub-cluster coordination forums/Sector working groups/Clusters
Coordinate with relevant government departments, local authorities, private sectors, and communities to implement CFW activities within
Establish and maintain good relations with external stakeholders
Data collection and reporting
Support Project Manager in data collection and report writing
Consolidate data for donor reporting
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning and Reporting
Ensure timely submission of quality project reports to programs.
Ensure that CfW system is in place and utilized to generate all reports.
Ensure that complaints and feedback mechanisms are established to ensure that communities’ concerns are addressed.
Ensure assessments, monitoring and evaluation of all CfW projects as appropriate.
Ensure quality preparation of program reports/documents for dissemination to various stakeholders including timely uploading and approval.
Facilitate knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as community of practice
Create an environment for innovations that will lead to operational efficiencies
Facilitate development of risk registers for Cash for Work program
Ensure management of risks associated with the Program
Track all incidences that are potentially injurious to the program and identify mitigation measures according to the laid down procedures.
Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Programme evaluations, Programme Capability Review, Monitoring/Evaluation reports, Complaints & Response Mechanism reports are acted upon in a timely and effective manner.
Ensure all relevant trainings on Cash for Work programming are conducted.
Support staff capacity development plans
Provide coaching and mentorship to CfW Staff
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A bachelor’s degree in social sciences/community development or related fields. An advanced degree is preferred.
Have at least 5 years’ experience in Humanitarian Industry and at least 2 years management experience of food/cash/commodity programming/DRR
Experience in engaging with donors and fundraising
Exposure to cash/food assistance programs within and without the country.
Exposure to commodity/GIK and warehouse management.
Work experience in implementing DRR and or emergency response programming
The candidate must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principals
The holder of this position must be results orientated leader who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.
He /she must also have solid public relations skills and be a strong team player.
Must be a team player and have good management/supervision skills.
Should be a problem solver and have good analytical skills.
Must be computer literate
Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies
Must be willing to work and live in a harsh and demanding environment.
Fluency in English and ability to write well and express ideas in a sensitive manner within the context of a humanitarian approach.
Possess excellent presentation skills.
Knowledge of humanitarian standards.
Knowledge and Experience in World Vision DMT processes, food, and cash programming and SO relationship is preferable.
A typical office, warehouse, and field-based.
The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.