iş ilanı, Vacancy Announcement: Cash, Voucher, and Livelihoods Manager
Position, Cash, Voucher, and Livelihoods Program Manager
Reports to, Program Manager
Location, Antakya/Gaziantep, Turkey
Duration:, Four months (Renewable based on funding and performance)
Start Date, ASAP
Background on ACTED
Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development is an international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris. ACTED implements projects in 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central America and the Middle East. ACTED currently has operations in northern Syria and Turkey. The activities include WASH, Non-Food Items, Food Security, Capacity Development, and Information Management in camps, urban and rural areas.
ACTED is currently looking for multiple qualified candidates to fill in the position of Cash, Voucher, and Livelihoods Program Manager in Antakya, Turkey.
2. Duties/ Responsibilities:
The Cash, Voucher, and Livelihoods Program Manager is responsible for implementing ACTED’s cash- and voucher-based livelihoods programs, including project cycle management, internal and external reporting, representation of ACTED in relevant sectors, and management of field-level staff and Implementing Partners. The CVL Program Manager will represent ACTED at the country office and field level and ensure the smooth implementation of quality programming that meets the needs of identified beneficiary community.
Develop and implement cash, voucher, and other market-based livelihoods activities in Syria
Complete deliverables to specification and within timeline
Represent ACTED in relevant external meetings (cluster, INGO, working group) upon request from supervisor Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
Provide required information to relevant parties as dictated by contract and procedures
Identify best practices and lessons learned
Project Cycle Management:
Directly supervise program field team both remotely from country office and in the field (as required) to ensure program quality, completeness
Ensure timely completion and submission of regular reporting requirements
Plan/coordinate and oversee staff workplans
Prepare and maintain/update detailed project workplan(s) that support and achieve the overall grant timeline and completion date
Provide direction and monitor staff in their implementation of the workplan and quality of technical activities, share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve timelines
Manage/monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets to ensure that all spending is in line with approved budgets and timelines, including developing procurement plans, monthly program spending plan and cash forecasts
Initiate and oversee procurement process
Liaise with financial team to confirm project remains in good financial standing
Work closely and coordinate with ACTED logistics, finance, FLATs and M&E staff to ensure timely and compliant program activities and expenditures; including active participation in grant opening/closing and review meetings
Prepare regular reports for ACTED donors, documenting progress, indicators, and achievements as specified in grant agreements and reporting schedules
Provide internal reporting on programs to ACTED departments and relevant staff on-time as specified
Undertake regular field visits to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required.
Provide subject matter expertise and relevant, up-to-date information on cash-, voucher-, and market-based issues in Northern Syria
Assist in the collection of data, assessments and proposal development for the sector, as needed
Create project work plan and timeline
Oversight of Implementing Partners:
Responsible for all project activities implemented by IPs
Hold regular meeting and updates to ensure clear and timely flow of information between ACTED and IPs
Monitor performance of the Partner to achieve the activities objectives; provide technical support and guidance; share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve timelines
Serve as the main focal person in the field for ACTED’s implementing staff and partners
Coordination & Representation
Represent ACTED in sector specific and technical coordination bodies
Adherence to All Applicable Regulations:
Develop criteria for beneficiaries
Collect necessary documentation for project completion
– Bachelor of Arts or Science in Social Science, Economics, Agriculture, Food Security or related field
– Minimum 2 years of progressive experience leading teams in a humanitarian context for INGOs, UN agencies, or private sector companies at similar position.
1-2 years of technical experience implementing cash transfer, cash for work, or cash voucher programs. Additional technical experience in micro-enterprise development, agricultural labor market strengthening, and value-chain or market analysis highly preferred
Experience facilitating technical trainings and workshops related to emergency response, food security or livelihoods
Proven abilities in managing teams, monitoring staff performance, and providing technical support and coaching to field teams
Prior experience in developing program implementation workplans, data collection and analysis, and program reporting
Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required
Fluency in English and Arabic (writing, reading, speaking) required
Syrian nationals must hold Temporary Protection (TP/AFAD) or residency.
Submission of application:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV with contact information for three references by email to: [email protected]
Please include the job title in the subject of the email. Applications will no longer be accepted after 15th April 2016.