The Cash Distribution Officer is the primary field-level position for cash transfer programming. The Officer spends most of his/her time in the field, identifying target communities, establishing relationships with community leaders, overseeing field-level operations, such as the delivery of materials, registration of complaints, payment to beneficiaries and, in the case of cash for work, oversight of team leaders.
Major Responsibilities: Project Implementation
- technical knowledge and skills to implement and/or assist in community delivery of program activities.
- Implement agreed workplans according to schedule.
- Timely provide the Senior WASH Manager with implementation updates and/or briefs as requested and report any current or potential delays.
- Promptly identify and recommend solutions to technical issues.
- Prepare Purchase Requests for program supplies/activities and undertake field procurement as designated and authorized.
- Coordinate with cash and/or voucher suppliers to ensure clear understanding of approaches, required documentation, monitoring approaches, etc.
Project Monitoring & Reporting
- Assist in the collection of data, assessments and proposal development for the sector.
- Ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented in the agreed format, including systematic and timely data collection as required under the grant and for IRC M&E purposes.
- Contribute to IRC and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on implementation of activities, indicators and achievements.
- Discuss workplans with the Senior WASH Manager, the Field Manager and the IRC Cash Programming Focal Points.
- Maintain open and professional relations with all IRC-Myebon team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
- Support field level volunteers to organize distribution processes, as required.
- Work collaboratively with IRC logistics and finance staff as required to process Purchase Requests and Payment Vouchers handling (procurement of vouchers).
- Fully comply with IRC safety and security procedures and provide input to security monitoring and assessments to enable and promote a safe and secure environment for program implementation.
- Fully comply with IRC's code of conduct and policies on safeguarding.
- Technical diploma or degree required
- Minimum one year professional experience in cash and voucher programming, banking, finance, business development, community and/or livelihood development, or similar.
- Two years INGO experience preferred
- Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
- Basic written and spoken English. Rakhine language skills would be an additional asset;
- Ability to work with culturally diverse national and international staff;
- Good organizational skills
- Basic computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
- Motivated to work in line with humanitarian principles and gender equality
- Ability to work and travel frequently in remote areas.
- Willingness to participate and contribute as a team member, under challenging working and living conditions.
- Demonstrating trustworthiness and upholding the highest ethical standards.
Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.