- Masvingo, Zimbabwe
CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to a severe regional drought. After establishing a drought mitigation program, CARE began longer term developmental programs with local partners in building small dams, strengthening local microfinance institutions, and launching projects to assist small businesspersons in the rural areas.
CARE Zimbabwe’s overall goal is to empower disadvantaged and poor households to meet their basic needs. Programs promote sustainable livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people.
To provide guidance and technical expertise on e-based cash/voucher transfers to project at Project Management Unit level (Rapid Response Management Unit-RRMU)
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Develops project cash/voucher transfer delivery mechanism, guidelines/standard operating procedures
- Provides leadership, guidance and mentoring support to Consortium project staff to develop strategic approaches to implementation of cash/voucher transfers in the project
- Designs and develops cash/voucher delivery mechanism
- Develops performance management indicators to track progress of cash/voucher transfers during project implementation
- Provides specialist advice or specific skills to the RRMU and consortium staff on cash/voucher transfers.
- Coordinates and supports implementation processes of cash/voucher-based response to the consortium staff
- Ensures that project results are collected, analyzed, aggregated and clear ‘results stories’ are developed demonstrating outcome and impact of project activities
- Builds all consortium staff capacity to implement cash-based response in a technically appropriate manner through knowledge transfer, development of good practices, evidence-based research and training
- Maintains overall oversight of cash transfer project ensuring targets are met efficiently
- Receives, consolidates and disseminates project progress from stakeholders and project staff
- Prepares program progress updates on the project as required.
- Documents and shares lessons emerging/learned and best practices
- Collaborates and coordinates with consortium staff and Team Leader on cash transfers methodology
- Contributes to the development of CARE Zimbabwe evidence base that supports measurable contribution to long term programs for specific impact populations
- Trains or arranges for the training of staff
- Oversees the budget for cash transfers expenses.
- Degree in Social Sciences/Development studies/Economics/Agriculture/Food Security or equivalent
- Demonstrated 4-5 years’ experience in livelihoods programming preferably with an International NGO or other relevant field
- Experience in cash transfers
- Ability to transfer knowledge and transfer clear messages and information to a wide spectrum of people with different backgrounds
- Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision while being a strong team lead and player
CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
CARE does not, and will never solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. We will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.
Deadline: 2 September 2020