Under the supervision of the Livelihoods Coordinator, the Sr. Cash Transfer Manager will be responsible for: designing cash transfer modalities and templates in consultation with Finance; training IRC staff on the application of procedures and modalities; assisting the Livelihoods Coordinator in macro-planning of cash transfers; overseeing the implementation of all cash transfers by keeping track of the cash flows on a fortnightly basis and in collaboration with Finance; reporting on progress, achievements and challenges; leading the implementation of the cash-for-training project component; providing the M&E team with timely information and plans of disbursements and non-farm vocational training interventions.
1. Design cash transfer modalities and templates in consultation with Finance. The modalities describe in detail all steps of the cash transfer process, starting from selection and registration of beneficiaries, preparation of documentation, to disbursement of the payment to the beneficiaries. The modalities clarify roles and responsibilities of each concerned team member and also Finance staff. They must be adapted to the beneficiary target group and must integrate lessons learnt from PEFSA II.
2. The Sr. Manager will also make sure that the modalities have been duly approved by Finance, District Manager and Program Coordinator.
3. Train the Livelihoods (and if necessary Finance) staff on the application of procedures and modalities, and on the correct use of the data collection templates. Training sessions will have to be delivered at the project start. On-the-job training will follow the orientation sessions and all staff will have to receive technical support across all project duration.
4. Assist the Livelihoods Coordinator in macro-planning of cash transfers.
5. Oversee the implementation of all cash transfers by keeping track of the cash flows on a fortnightly basis and in collaboration with Finance.
6. Sr. Cash Transfer Manager will ensure that cash transfers are made in full compliance with the approved modalities. S/He will document, justify and report any deviation from the modality to the Livelihoods Coordinator and Finance.
7. Report on progress, achievements and challenges.
8. Sr. Cash Transfer Manager will use IRC templates for monthly reporting. S/he will develop additional templates as required, in order to ensure real-time monitoring of cash flows.
9. Data will have to be accurate and reliable.
10. Be the main responsible for designing and supervising the implementation of the non-farm cash for training component, as per description in project proposal and in accordance with beneficiary selection criteria.
11. Ensure that the necessary human resources are identified and recruited in a timely manner, and appropriately trained and oriented in IRC project activities and policies.
12. Sr. Cash Transfer Manager is responsible for the recruitment and supervision of: Vocational Training Officers, Cash Transfer Officers, Cash Transfer Assistants, CMOs involved in non-farm cash for training interventions.
13. To manage and supervise staff according to standard IRC guidelines including performance management, job orientation, capacity building, support in recruitment process and grievance handling.
14. Provide the M&E team with timely information and plans of disbursements and non-farm vocational training interventions.
--Proven experience in technical surveying, project designing, implementation
--Excellent interpersonal, organizational, project planning, communication and time management skills
--Experience in community based participatory development approaches strongly desired
--Excellent communication in Sindhi , Urdu and English (verbal and written)
--Computer literacy in MS Word, MS Excel and Technical Drawing Packages.
--Willingness to visit the field and work under pressure and meeting deadlines
International NGO experience is must
Experience with IRC is preferred