Ended Project Assistants - Cash(3)

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Vacancy Announcement –Project Assistants- Cash (3) - Hodeidah/Raymah

ACTED Organization Summary:

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 8 million beneficiaries with 400 international staff and 4,300 national staff.

ACTED has been present in Yemen since early 2012 and has been anchored to the governorates of Hodeidah, Raymah, Ibb, Al-Dhalee, Saadah, Al Jawf and currently in Aden.

Through its comprehensive programming ACTED has been covering the full continuum of emergency, rehabilitation and development in Yemen. Emergency activities have focused in the sectors of Agriculture & Food Security (e.g. distribution of crop seeds, and livestock), Economic Recovery and Market Systems (e.g. income-generating activities such as cash for work), and WASH (e.g. rehabilitation of water supply facilities, hygiene promotion). ACTED’s food security activities include distribution of food vouchers, which are a key component of ACTED’s interventions in Hodeidah.

ACTED Organization is pleased to announce the below job vacancy with the following details:

Specifications:

Position: Project Assistants- Cash (3)  

Department: Program

Under authority of: Cash Project Officer, Deputy Project Manager

Internal Relations: Program staff, support staff

Location: Hodeidah/Raymah

Contract Type: Fixed term

Contract Duration: 6 months, renewable

Responsibilities

Team Management

  • Manage the team of daily workers if any and/or Financial Service Provider.
  • Ensures all activities are in line with general protection principles as relevant, including maintaining the confidentiality of beneficiaries and colleagues.

Meetings / Coordination

  • Coordinate with project colleagues, notably community mobilisers, livelihood teams and M&E
  • Participate in external coordination meetings as requested by project officer
  • Organizes and participates in external meetings with community committee’s members, community leaders and local authorities as requested by project officer

Project implementation

  • Implement the activities on the field as agreed with the project officer
  • Ensure community acceptance of the project through positive interactions and clear communication to beneficiaries and communities in the field.
  • Participate in conducting the needs assessment surveys and identify needs of the local communities.
  • Participate in conducting field activities such as community meetings, selection of beneficiary committees, selection of beneficiaries, activity or work site follow up and distributions; as assigned by the Deputy project manager. 
  • Takes into consideration the AMEU’s recommendations as communicated by the project officer
  • Coordinate with contractors/FSP as requested by the project officer

Reporting

  • Provide a regular and timely report on the activities implemented for the project officer and deputy project manager.
  • Coordinate with database team to ensure the data entry
  • Take photos and draft occasional success stories as identified in the field and by PD team.
  • Reports ideas and information from project staff or field visits, which may assist in future project proposals. Such information will be included in reports.

Security & Liaison

  • Considers safety and security in the field for the team and the beneficiaries
  • Immediately report all incidents to the project officer/deputy project manager.

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • A University Degree in social sciences or similar degree
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good team spirit, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive. 
  • Effective use of computers (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, as well as the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with a variety of audiences (e.g. beneficiaries, community committees, and other team members).
  • A good level of written and spoken English will be an advantage.
  • Background in food security and livelihood projects. 
  • Experience in community mobilization and Cash distribution.
  • Knowledge and experience of project target areas and local specificities (Raymah governorate)
  • Project management skills including activity planning and reporting
  • Previous NGO experience preferred
  • Background about «village savings and loan associations” preferred.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of ACTED.  
How to Apply

 

  • Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send an application comprising a detailed CV & Covering letter in Englishh: raymah.jobs@acted.org
  • PLEASE state in the subject line of the e-mail: " Cash Project Assistant- Hodeidah/Raymah "
  • Candidates must rename CV & Covering letter as (First/Last Name +Cash Project Assistant- Hodeidah/Raymah).
  • The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 26 March 2019.

 

“Due to the urgency of this appointment, interviews would be on a rolling basis and candidates may be identified before the closing date”.

 

Contacting any ACTED staff member other than the contact details listed in regard to this job will result in disqualification

 

  • Employer: ACTED
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Hodaida, Raymah
  • Posted on: 12 March 2019
  • Deadline: 26 March 2019

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