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Cash for Work Specialist

Posted 6 months ago by World Vision
Location Nineveh Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
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
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
 
Risk Management
  • 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.
 
Capacity Building
  • Ensure all relevant trainings on Cash for Work programming are conducted.
  • Support staff capacity development plans
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to CfW Staff
 
Others
  • 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.
 
Work Environment
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.

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