Cash and Markets Technical Officer (Khartoum) – NRC


Job Description

Cash and Markets Technical Officer Sudan Khartoum

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification4441
Job CategoryCash Transfer Programming
Degree LevelBachelor’s Degree
Apply Before20/01/2022, 17:41
Job ScheduleFull time

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NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

This exciting and dynamic position will serve as a key member of NRC’s growing Cash and Markets (CaM) team.  The primary role of the Technical Officer position is to support in the development and implementation of NRC’s cash and voucher distribution programming in order to provide support to vulnerable populations in Sudan. Working with the CaM Programme Development manager, the Technical Officer will support all stages of cash and voucher distribution in various humanitarian settings throughout Sudan. In addition, this role will require coordinating and communicating with humanitarian agencies and government officials. NRC is looking for someone with strong analytical and problem solving skills who is looking to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

The following is a brief description of the role.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
  2. Ensure compliance with Cash and Market strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards
  3. Responsible for the implementation of technical activities of CaM project(s)
  4. Technically support NRC field teams in the Distribution of Cash and Voucher assistance, ensuring that implementing teams are aligning with associated Cash and Voucher Standard Operating Procedures.
  5. Lead Cash and Voucher Feasibility and Market Assessments in order to prepare for cash and voucher distribution
  6. Support NRC’s Monitoring and Evaluation Team in conducting baseline assessments, post distribution monitoring, and relevant analytical activities
  7. Support NRC Monitoring and Evaluation staff with donor reporting regarding relevant cash and voucher distributions
  8. Support Finance and Programme Teams with the financial reporting and reconciliation processes
  9. Support the Cash and Market Programme Development Manager in writing program concept notes and proposals focused on cash programming
  10. Support Area Offices in the recruitment and training of Cash and Voucher distribution staff
  11. Coordinate with relevant humanitarian and government actors
  12. Represent NRC Cash and Markets Team in relevant cash working groups, events, and technical  discussions

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Cash and Markets expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal is required
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal is required
  • High Level Proficiency working in Microsoft Products including Excel and Word is required
  • Strong Communication Skills, both Verbal and Writing, are required
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business Administration, or Finance preferred
  • At least 3 years working in Finance, Logistics, or the Humanitarian sector is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Sudan context, specifically regarding the displacement populations in Sudan and the associated economic environment is preferred
  • Previous experience working in cash transfer programming and distribution is preferred

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Khartoum

Travel: 60% (Gadaref, South Kordofan, White Nile, and Darfur)

Contract duration: 12 months (Possible extension)

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment. 

The NRC headquarters is located in Oslo and has about 280 employees. Additionally the organisation has a presence in Brussels, Geneva, Washington, D.C., Berlin, London and Addis Ababa. NRC was established in 1946 under the name “Europahjelpen” (“Aid to Europe”), to assist refugees in Europe after World War II.

For jobs from The Norwegian Refugee Council visit: NRC Jobs Page

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