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Senior Social Assistance Field Officer

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  • Post Date: July 7, 2020
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Job Overview

Job Title: Senior Social Assistance Field Officer
Deadline: 10 July 2020
Station: Bulawayo

DanChurchAid (DCA) is an international organisation working in Zimbabwe through partnership with local organisations.

Purpose of the position

Incumbent is expected to provide support towards implementation of an assistance project in Bulawayo in compliance with donor/grant requirements and DCA humanitarian standards. The position entails overseeing the following activities at domain level:

  • Baseline data collection, beneficiary targeting, registration, monitoring,
  • Working closely with stakeholders during all programme activities,
  • Facilitating and monitoring beneficiary mobile cash disbursement processes,
  • Conducting post disbursement and markets monitoring activities and writing weekly and monthly

Job description

The candidate is expected to:

  • Oversee registration of beneficiaries according to laid down criteria ensuring exclusion and inclusion errors are minimal.
  • Maintain an up to date and accurate beneficiary database using DCA beneficiary database management system.
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with key stakeholders such as the Development Coordinator, Department of Social Welfare, City of Bulawayo Housing and Community Services Department any other relevant government ministries and the private sector ensuring their active participation.
  • Ensure efficient management of the beneficiary feedback and complaints handling system.
  • Coordinate implementation of resilience building activities.
  • Facilitate beneficiary referrals to access psycho-social support, child protection and Sexual and gender-based violence services.
  • Conduct consistent data collection for monitoring and research purposes, mainstream gender in all project activities to ensure all vulnerable social groups participate in the project.
  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly progress updates to the line manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Disaster Management Sciences, Food Security, Social Sciences, Urban Planning.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant and proven experience working in similar scope and Environment.
  • Must be able to work in a team setting and function in a culturally diverse work environment.
  • He/she should be able to implement measures designed to monitor and implement project quality.
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment and deliver the desired results.
  • Self-starter and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Fluency in Ndebele and Shona is essential.
Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience5-10 Years
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