Cash Transfer Officer

International Rescue Committee Verified

Multiple Cities, Pakistan

Posted Oct 16, 2020 1236 views

PKR. 60,000 - 90,000/Month

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Job Description

Important Note: Hiring for this position is contingent to approval by the Donor which is expected by the end of October 2020

Background/IRC Summary:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 20 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 40 years, and manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, protection, environmental health, and livelihoods for displaced, poor, and disaster-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and is currently present in 4 provinces including Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the newly Merged Districts of KP – Ex Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Job Overview/Summary:

Under the supervision of the Sr. Cash Program Manager, the Cash transfer officer primary responsibility will be to support and assist IRC Pakistan Cash Transfer project in the distributions of cash to the project beneficiaries  

Major Responsibilities:

·        Support the Sr. Cash Transfer manager in the implementation of the program activities related to the transfer of cash to the beneficiaries

·        Support the field teams in the identification and assessments of the cash grant beneficiaries of the project

·        Prepare payments sheets of the beneficiaries for payments through the banks or other distribution mechanisms

·        Facilitate the disbursement of cash transfers 

·        Keep records and manage documentation of all the transactions and related documents

·        Keep track records of the payments

·        Develop and share reports of the transactions to the senior managers 

·        Compute and record totals of transactions

·        Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.

·        Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records.

·        Any other assignment which is given by the Supervisor 

Position Reports to:  Sr. Manager Cash Transfer

Position directly supervises:  None

Indirect Reporting: None   

Job Requirements:


·        Master degree in social sciences, business, accounting, rural development or related fields

Work Experience:

·        At least 3 year of field related experiences in cash transfers with I/NGOs

·        Experience of working with mobile companies and banks for cash transfers with I/NGOs 

·        Experience of working with livelihoods and cash transfer projects

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

·        Ability to work as part of the team

·        Strong analytical and conceptual skills

·        Strong commitment to social justice, promoting gender awareness and equality

·        Good community participation skills -  

·        Ability and willingness to travel away from home and stay in the field

·        Excellent computer skills in MS office specially spreadsheets

Language Skills: 

·     English, Urdu and local languages

The IRC Core Values and Commitments

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

o   Level of interaction with children: Less frequent direct contact with children

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Women candidates, minorities and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Total Positions:
5 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Oct 26, 2020
Posting Date:
Oct 16, 2020
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