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Cash Transfer & Financial Inclusion Portfolio Officer (INT5777)

FOR PHILIPPINES NATIONAL ONLY

 

ARE YOU THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THIS EXCITING ROLE?

 

THE ORGANISATION

 

Oxfam is a vibrant global movement of passionate, dedicated people fighting poverty together. People power drives everything we do. From saving lives and developing projects that put poor people in charge of their lives and livelihoods, to campaigning for change that lasts. That’s Oxfam in action. If you share this vision and commitment, then you are exactly who we are looking for.

 

Working with us is so much more than having an eight-to-five job. As an employee, you are joining a team of professionals in more than 90 countries in the world who are all committed to delivering lasting change to end world poverty and injustice. Working for Oxfam will give you opportunities to enrich your career across different programmes and focus areas. Thousands of people have already joined and have committed their time, talents and expertise to change lives around the world. Now, we're challenging you to contribute yours.

 

BENEFITS:

 

Oxfam offers staff comprehensive benefits package including medical cover, life insurance, provident fund, different kind of leaves and lot of learning and development opportunities.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Partnership Relations Development & Management

  • Support Oxfam partners manage the delivery of Developmental and Humanitarian Cash Transfer and Preparedness projects in coordination with all key stakeholders within Oxfam, UN coordination bodies, and humanitarian consortium partners from civil society, local government units and agencies and private sector.
  • Provide technical support to Oxfam in-country staff and consortium partners in the design and delivery of Cash Transfer Programme. This includes but not limited to designing and delivering feasibility assessments, beneficiary selection criteria development, undertaking preparedness and capacity building activities, preparation of framework agreements with financial service providers, traders, market vendors, suppliers and courier companies in coordination and stakeholder engagement, and simulation of standard operating procedures for distributions.
  • Manage the day-to-day implementation of partnership project with partners, including monitoring, evaluation and documentation of programme learning events and ensure that documentation of good practices in the implementation of the project and ensure that these are circulated internally and externally.
  • Provide capacity building and technical advice based on assessment results of project implementation and its contribution to innovation and enhancing humanitarian cash transfer, resilience, risk financing and social protection.
  • Liaise and represent Oxfam to the government officials, private sector, civil society organizations and other relevant project stakeholders operating in the project areas when needed.
  • Lead preparation of donor narrative progress report according to agreed format and submit to line manager.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in a way that is sensitive to community needs and gender issues and align to Oxfam Program guidelines. In particular, promote the full and equal participation of women in all aspects of the work, including within the team, and to ensure that Oxfam’s project is an opportunity for peace making rather than community division, with opportunities to use empowering approaches with communities.

 

B. Finance Management

  • Prepare and submit operational budget plan of the project/s.
  • Manage and monitor the programme budget ensuring efficient and on-time spending and compliance with organisational and donor requirements.
  • Formulate budgets in support of programme design and in consultation with (consortium) partners.

 

C. Monitoring and Compliance

  • Integrate and monitor organisational policies related to partnership and project management.
  • Assist partner in compliance monitoring of social accountability, gender and child protection, inclusiveness, anti-aid diversion policies.
  • Ensure that proper administration and logistics and finance systems and procedures are complied and followed.
  • Delivering any other responsibility assigned by the line manager.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

Essential

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience in development or humanitarian work, preferably in economic development, emergency livelihoods, cash transfer programming.
  • Proven track record in project cycle work.
  • Experience of and ability to build, sustain, and manage strong partnerships and work collaboratively with a wide variety of organizations in different geographic areas including government agencies, CSOs, NGOs, private sector institutions and consortium.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a highly-developed ability to work in multicultural settings and with community groups of varying backgrounds (Moro, IPs, migrants); developed capacity for tact, diplomacy and negotiation.
  • With influencing skills and ability to establish credibility at all levels.
  • Commitment to mainstreaming gender and diversity equity issues as well as a commitment to neutrality & impartiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a behavioral role model across the organization to working in partnership.
  • Knowledge and broad understanding of development and humanitarian issues in the Philippines.
  • Organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work in a complex institutional setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, creatively, innovatively and effectively within teams (sometimes multi-cultural) and agreed framework, as an individual that requires less to no supervision.
  • Good communication, facilitation and presentation skills with fluency in written and oral English and Filipino.
  • Proven experience of using basic MS office application (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrable knowledge on developmental and humanitarian cash transfer and financial inclusion programming.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with multiple stakeholders and diverse teams in humanitarian or development contexts in identifying and achieving mutually beneficial goals and management of large scale or complex humanitarian programmes (consortium level).
  • Excellent cross cultural communication, partnership and relations management, networking, and presentation skills.
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated with drive to achieve results.
  • Capacity to work under pressure, resilient, optimistic and commitment to meet deadlines.
  • Team player and can autonomously work with less to no supervision in an accountable manner.
  • High level of initiative and with strong critical thinking on business development approach, with a demonstrable commitment to innovation.
  • Excellent negotiation, communications and written skills in English and Filipino.
  • Diplomacy, tact and administrative skills to work with people at managerial and on occasions possibly senior government levels.
  • Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, empowerment, gender and children protection and safeguarding, inclusiveness and sustainability.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION: 

 Contract Length: Two years and based in Quezon City, Philippines

 

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

 

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

 


 
  • Location:
    Philippines - Manila
  • Hours:
    37.5
  • Salary:
    Php 41,331.75 up to Php 60,619.90
  • Region:
    Asia
  • Job Family:
    Programme
  • Division:
    International
  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    26 July 2019
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