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4 Mar 2017

Project Manager Cash Transfer/Logistics

Job Description

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises. The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects internationally on appeals of their sister organisations within the Movement.
GRC is currently seeking a Project Manager Cash Transfer/Logistics

The main purpose of this position is to set up, co-manage and support the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in implementing a Cash Transfer Project (CTP) during three months of its implementation. The project will provide cash transfer support to beneficiaries through a mobile money transfer with local service providers. The Delegate will work with the SRCS ensuring efficient implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project activities according to Partner National Societies (PNS) Consortium requirements.

As this project is a relief intervention to respond to the current drought in East Africa, we are looking for a Project Manager to start immediately.

Duration: starting as soon as possible for 3 – 4 months

Location: Hargeisa
Responsibilities and Tasks:

Represent the PNS Consortium in Somalia regarding all CTP, logistics and project management related issues vis-à-vis the SRCS, Movement partners and other stakeholders
Ensure that the project’s cash transfer is well planned, implemented and reported upon in a timely and accurate manner
Provide logistics support in all project’s logistics
Together with the Somali Red Crescent, continuously work towards improving the implementation quality, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Promote the mainstreaming of cross-cutting themes: gender, environment/ climate sustainability, social inclusion, humanitarian values and RCRC principles

Required Skills:

Proven experience in managing a Cash Transfer Program
Profound experience in Program Management
Readiness to work immediately, in remote areas and with frequent travels
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability and agreement to adhere to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles
Oral and written fluency in English
Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments
Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process ‘working abroad under specific climate and health conditions’
GRC offers you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC as well as an expatriation allowance during your mission. In Somalia we provide you with an accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package (health insurance for residence abroad, private accident insurance, private liability insurance, luggage insurance). Before your assignment you will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings prior as well as during and after your mission.

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system DRK HRnet until 05.03.2017. Please indicate Ref. No. 2017- 039 with your application

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