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IRC Uganda Jobs 2021 – Cash and Markets Officer

Job Title: Cash and Markets Officer – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda



International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation, and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.



Job Summary

The IRC is seeking for a Cash and Markets Officer, based in Entebbe, Uganda. He/She will work closely with ERD staff in the Urban program as well as Protection Staff in the area of operation, directly under the guidance of the Senior ERD Officer in overseeing the daily implementation and management of cash activities for the affected persons in Entebbe. The Cash and Markets officer will ensure technical soundness and coherence of cash and markets activities with donor regulations and government priorities as appropriate.  He/She will coordinate all cash related activities and contribute to the design and implementation of cash-based interventions in IRC’s area of operation. The Cash and Markets Officer shall carry out activities including, organize and manage cash transfers, handle cash transfer issues between IRC and beneficiaries, conduct market assessments, post distribution monitoring, market price monitoring, handling complaints related to cash programming and providing relevant feedback to clients and IRC management.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct cash transfer feasibility and market assessments
  • Oversee the identification, registration, and verification of cash transfer beneficiaries.
  • Support in cash transfer baseline and end post distribution monitoring surveys with support from the monitoring and evaluation team.
  • Provide guidance and ensure coordination of cash transfers across the different IRC programs
  • Ensure all cash transfer activities are implemented in accordance with IRC and donor requirements.
  • Carry out mentorship to the groups and individuals supported with the grants to ensure that the intended objectives are achieved.
  • Assess appropriateness of the cash transfer modalities and processes and ensure accountability and transparency in the CBI processes.
  • Assist in reviewing of Cash Relief Operating Procedures (CROPS), to identify and document impacts on underlying processes, systems, people and the organizational structure;
  • Provide hands-on guidance in the engagement with financial service providers like bank agents and mobile money service providers.
  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience to assist in planning and development of relevant client-oriented and sustainable programs
  • Participate in preparing work-plans and progress reports (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly) as defined by the project guidelines.
  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for beneficiaries.
  • Participate and contribute to regular coordination meetings.
  • Execute any other duties assigned by the supervisor.



Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021

  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee Cash and Markets Officer job must hold a University degree in Business, Economics, Management, Marketing or any other business related fields.
  • At least four years of experience in cash-based transfer programming including business grants, e-voucher, mobile cash and cash for work in an emergency environment.
  • Practical experience of working with mobile network operators and other mobile financial services such as agent banking and/or mobile money is required.
  • Experience working in refugee settings; ability to work with urban refugees will be an added advantage
  • Proficient computer knowledge with significant experience in Ms Word, Ms Excel and other Ms Office applications.
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Local languages/dialects is a plus.



How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 4th October 2021



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