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Cash Transfer Assistant - Shelter/NFI (2 positions)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location:
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Cash-Based Interventions
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Administrative support
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-06

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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response.

Job Summary:

Cash Transfer Assistant (Shelter and NFI) main objective is to address activities in implementation of the ES/NFI distribution and cash transfer programming, ensure community mobilization and local coordination. She/he will be responsible for identifying priority needs, target communities, establishing relationships with community local government and leaders, mobilize the communities, ensure the delivery of materials/inputs, conduct registration of complaints, ensure proper distribution and documentation of ES/NFI items, facilitate cash payments to beneficiaries and follow up the beneficiaries to construct/repair their shelters appropriately.

Duty Station: Mana Sibu, West Wollega and Laga Hidha, Bale  

Contract Duration: 6 months with possibilities of extension. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure successful joint targeting of beneficiaries, verification and make sure the distribution of ES/NFI, Cash and voucher assistants.
  • Actively participate on Rapid Assessments, market assessments, shelter damage, capacity assessment of Financial Service Providers (FSP) and other digital cash transfer.
  • Regularly follow up and provided routine advices for the shelter construction/repair of the targeted beneficiaries as per the standard.
  • Identify the damaged houses and ensure the HLP related issues with the community and concerned government bodies.
  • Prepare detail work plans for ES/NFI, Cash Transfer Programming and Community Mobilization activities and ensure proper implementation of planned activities in different emergency context.
  • Organize and share the weekly and monthly progress plan/reports with IRC standard formats
  • Ensure that the program resources are implemented in transparent and accountable manner and handed over or ended in a way that promotes local capacities and sustainable operations.
  • Conduct post distribution monitoring (PDM) and Post Construction Monitoring (PCM) to ensure the program quality and collect lesson learnings.
  • Organize the beneficiary feedback mechanism is established in inclusive and transparent way and the BF committees are actively participated in all distributions and distributions done in equitable and transparent way
  • Establish and maintain transparent and functional relationships with target communities and local government at woreda levels.
  • Participate in different representations or coordination like at zone and woreda level.
  • Working closely with the cash transfer and other ERR WASH team and deliver emergency messaged/awareness to different segments of the community with support from woreda disaster risk and management and health office. 
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