Job title: Cash Transfer Assistant (Save The Children Jobs)

Location:  Palorinya

Job at: Save the Children Uganda

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children Uganda Country Office is looking to recruit for the above position:

Please note: This position is subject to funding confirmation

Job Purpose:

The Cash Transfer Assistant will report to the Cash Transfer Officer, and will support cash transfer projects in the refugee settlement. The CT Assistant will mobilise and support community engagement aspects of the project, as well as beneficiary identification and selection processes. The CT Assistant will support and monitor cash transfers, including support to orientation of grant beneficiaries on cash transfer mechanism through training sessions. The CT Assistant will have a lead role in supporting monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities (MEAL) including post-distribution monitoring, and providing support and accountability for project beneficiaries.

Academic background, Experience & Person Specifications;

–          Minimum of School leaver’s certificate.

–          Experience of training communities and teams.

–          Experience of implementing NGO projects, ideally in livelihoods e.g. public works/ cash for work projects; agricultural support; home based skills development or income generation projects

General specifications applicable to all positions 

–          Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.

–          Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

–          Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

–          Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

–          Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

–          Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

–          Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

–          Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

–          Excellent time management and planning capacity.

–          Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

Application information

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to

Important to note:

–          Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.

–          Candidates from the districts/communities listed above are encouraged to apply. More information on the open positions is available at SCI district/regional offices.

Application closes on 26th May 2017 at midnight Uganda time.

Save The Children Jobs – A’level CT Assistant



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