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Consultant National Spécialiste Cash Transfer, Nouakchott, Mauritania

Publiée le 17.09.2020

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Poste proposé : Consultant National Spécialiste Cash Transfer, Nouakchott, Mauritania

Consultant National Spécialiste Cash Transfer, Nouakchott, Mauritania.

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS/ACCOUNTABILITIES

MAIN EXPECTED RESULTS

  • Coordination and technical support of the operational implementation of the cash transfer component and its complementary activities under the joint UNICEF-WFP programme funded by the BMZ are effectively ensured ;
  • Technical Guidance on activities of the Implementing Partners, as per the scope established in signed conventions is effectively provided ;
  • Technical support and Guidance for the smooth implementation of the schedule of work of the Technical Partners for Monitoring and Control and for Evaluation of the cash transfer programme is systematically and effectively provided ;
  • Donor Reporting on the cash transfer programme implementation, according to the Rules and Regulations of the BMZ and of UNICEF, is ensured ;
  • Knowledge Transfer on cash transfer programming for the benefit of UNICEF and key partners is ensured.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Technical support and coordination of the Operational Implementation of the Sahel social protection COVID-19 response/ cash transfer activities

  • Develop, review and maintain UNICEF â€' WFP joint work plans with time frames and deadlines for key activities; based on changing and emerging needs, ensure standard operating procedures are developed for the country office;
  • Coordinate and support, in close consultation with the Social Policy Officer/ Specialist, all joint technical issues related to the activities under the joint programme with WFP, UNICEF programme teams and also the Technical Support Unit under the national agency Taazour and the Ministry of Social Affairs, Childhood and Family and the BMZ Technical Assistance team for the Monitoring and Evaluation of the project;
  • Prepare and finalise, following technical discussion and validation internally and with partners, the cash transfer programme Operations Manual (including the elaboration of a baseline, Post Distribution Monitoring questions and definition of targeting, monitoring and evaluation and innovative transfer of cash mechanisms etc.) and timeline and monitors the smooth implementation of the cash transfer programme by the Implementing Partners, including all necessary adjustments during the implementation of the programme;
  • Coordinate closely with the Programme Team the implementation of the accompanying measures for the cash transfer programme, including the roll-out of the nutrition, child protection and Communication for Development and visibility/ external communication activities and others and ensure integration and synergies between the BMZ resilience project and the social protection COVID-19 response project;
  • Ensure close monitoring and quality control of the implementation calendar of the cash transfer programme and adjusts the calendar and activities according to new developments, so that the intervention responds to donor requirements and is implemented in accordance with the project documents, including the Budget, Methodological Note and the Operations Manual;
  • Ensure close monitoring of the Risk Matrices in order to anticipate and respond to changes in the external environment;
  • Adjusts the cash transfer budget in accordance with the donor rules and the UNICEF Regulations if and when necessary and prepares the necessary justifications ;
  • Undertake field missions as required to monitor implementation of activities under the cash transfer programme and manage Post Distribution Monitoring;
  • Equip the CO team with technical knowledge and document the lessons learned and informs adjustments to the cash transfer programme.

2. Coordination of the activities of the Implementing Partner

  • Provide technical guidance and support to the Implementing Partners (Government counterparts) in the implementation of the cash transfer operation and its complementary activities ;
  • Act as the first point of contact in problem-solving related to the implementation of the cash transfer component under the joint programme ;
  • Ensure the technical clearance of all documents and narrative and financial reports submitted by the Implementing Partners ;
  • Undertake in-country missions to monitor the activities of the Implementing Partners ;
  • Prepare debriefings, mission reports, monthly activity reports and presentations as necessary

3.Technical Guidance of the Technical Partners for Monitoring and Control and for Evaluation of the cash transfer programme

  • Provide technical guidance and support throughout the implementation and post distribution phases and assures controls for financial reconciliation;
  • Act as the first point of contact in problem-solving related to the implementation of the M&E activities for the cash transfer component under the joint programme;
  • Undertake field missions to monitor the activities of the Technical Partner for Monitoring and Control and of the Technical Partner for Evaluation of the cash transfer programme;
  • Prepares debriefings and presentations as necessary.

4. Donor Reporting related to the cash transfer programme implemention

  • Prepare all draft donor reports, including narrative and financial reports following the Rules and Regulations of the donor and UNICEF and submits to the Social Policy officer/ specialist for clearance before submission to donor
  • Prepare responses to queries from the donor regarding the donor report submitted

5. Knowledge Transfer on Cash Transfer Programming

  • Provide support to the Programme Team and partners regarding the mid and long-term plans of the programme and strategies of integrating it under the national operational plans for the strengthening of a national social protection system.
  • Contributes to the documentation of the experience and lessons learned from the cash transfer programme
  • Communicate regularly with WFP, financial partners, UNICEF colleagues, national institutions, civil society on the implementation of the cash transfer programme and its complementary activities
  • Ensure any other tasks related to the implementation of the Sahel Social protection COVID-19 response.
Profil recherché pour le poste : Consultant National Spécialiste Cash Transfer, Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Master degree
  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Project Management, Economics, Finance, Development, Food Security, or other equivalent areas 
  • A bachelors degree with an additional two years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively experience in development and specifically in the design, coordination, implementation, management, and monitoring of Social protection and cash transfer programs, preferably in Sahel countries and preferably experience with working on cash transfer programming with a UN agency or a large INGO 
  • Solid knowledge of Mauritania and its operating environment
  • Robust analytical and project management skills 
  • Experience in humanitarian data, information and program management 
  • Competencies in producing analysis, reports and other types of technical documents (e.g. plans, contracts, agreements, donor reports etc.) 
  • Demonstrated experience in documenting lessons learned 
  • Ability to work in a team and independently and respond to feedback in a timely and professional manner
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in use of cash in emergencies and development context
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder co-ordination and facilitation 
  • Solid communication skills
  • Fluency in French (written & verbal) and English is required. Arabic or knowledge of local languages would be an asset.
Critères de l'annonce pour le poste : Consultant National Spécialiste Cash Transfer, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Métier :
Gestion, comptabilité, finance
Métiers des services
Secteur d´activité :
Activités associatives
Type de contrat :
CDD
Région :
Aïoun El-Atrouss - Akjoujt - Aleg - Atar - Bassiknou - Boghé - Kaédi - Kiffa - Néma - Nouadhibou - Nouakchott - Rosso - Selibaby - Tidjikdja - Zouerate
Niveau d'expérience :
Expérience entre 5 ans et 10 ans
Niveau d'études :
Bac+5 et plus
Langues exigées :
anglaiscourant
arabecourant
françaiscourant
Nombre de poste(s) : 1

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