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Activation Date: 20 May, 2021   Announced Date: 20 May, 2021   Expire Date: 29 May, 2021

Job Location: Sar-e Pol
Nationality: National
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per Organization Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: 210003AX
No. Of Jobs: 1
Organization: Save the Children
Years of Experience: 4 years’ work experience in the relevant fields
Contract Duration:
Gender: Male/Female
Education: University degree in Finance or BBA
Close date: 29 May, 2021

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI – Afghanistan

 Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

 

The purpose of creating this position is to manage the Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) process of BHA- funded food security and livelihood restoration project. The incumbent is responsible for proper CTP planning, organizing, and facilitating the CTP process with contracted Telecommunication Company.

 

Key Areas of Accountabilities:

 

Assist CTP process of food security and livelihood projects accordance to Standard Operation Procedure (SOP).
Support supply chain unite on CTP procurement and selection a quality money service provider.
Support project teams to develop cash distribution plan based on area realities.
Have the ability and knowledge on cash-based programing and intervention for food security and livelihood.
Prepare monthly/ quarterly cash requirement forecast for CTP activities and calculating based on need.
Entry of CTP soft data into online system for getting approval to transfer E- cash to beneficiaries.  
Prepare a payments plan for beneficiaries with consultation of financial service provider.

Submit regular CTP implementation reports (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) to supervisors based on the requirements of the project.
Support matters of the CTP activities – including documentation, approval, and actual payment, any other required paper-work.
Support cash transferring program and cash distribution in the field for the targeted beneficiaries in the area.
Support market assessment and price monitoring in the project that will take place in the implementation province.
Report on any problems to the supervisors promptly that encountered in the field and/or in the office such as procurement problems, project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to staff.
Other tasks assign by line manager.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning

Support the projects are equipped with MEAL systems.
Collaborate with MEAL team on quality monitoring and accountability systems in timely manner.
Contribute to generation of lessons through finalizing issues for Operations Research and participating in lessons learnt workshops and provide report. 
Ensure that projects are reported as per M&E Plan

 

 

 

Partnership

Ensure personal commitment in building constructive working relationship with partners based on SCI partnership principles.
Regular visit to projects and provide feedback based on the findings
Ensure best practices from SCI projects are shared to ensure quality of implementation
Actively participate and contribute in exchange of knowledge and learning sessions organized for partners capacity building

 

 

Skills and Behaviours: SCI Values in Practice

 

Accountability:

Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SC Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and project are met.

 

Ambition:

Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.

 

Collaboration:

Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children.

 

Creativity:

Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.

Integrity:

Other duties as directed. (Obviously this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills, experience and seniority associated with the job in question).

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

 

Educational Qualification

University degree in Finance or BBA.

 

Experience and skills

 

Cash transfer programming, program planning, implementation & development, budget, monitoring.
Good communication skills
Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills
Computer literate
Understanding of both Languages (Dari, Pashto) in both speaking and writing
4 years’ work experience in the relevant fields

 

Additional job responsibilities:

 

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

 

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

 

Equal Opportunities:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

 

Health &Safety and Security

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.

Compliance policies: Child Safeguarding and Code of Conduct; Anti-Bribery and Fraud

The post holder is required to comply with these key policies, and other organizational policies and procedures, at all times.     

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003AX&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

Submission Email:

Interested applicants can go to link and apply online for this vacancy :https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003AX&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

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