Deadline: 10 March, 2022

Location: Bertoua, Cameroon

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Officer.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Apply technical knowledge and skills to implement and/or assist in community delivery of cash based programmes
  • Promptly identify and recommend solutions to cash-based technical issues
  • Prepare purchase requests for programme supplies/activities and liaison with field SC and finance team to undertake field procurement as designated and authorised
  • Participate in job training of how the e-voucher system works, how to handle data using thee devices (offline and online), how to handle the e-devices (e-voucher reader, smartphone with application, and e-voucher) including the handover process with the vendors
  • Participate in the process of identifying beneficiary communities/targeting based on robust and participatory criteria, and assist other CTP staff, if any
  • Ensure appropriate community messages are transferred to the beneficiaries, local government partners, vendors, non-clients and other key actors
  • Ensure training/re-orientation of the vendor staff e-voucher system
  • Ensure the conduct of beneficiary feedback and response mechanism (BFRM) activities are undertaken and also serve field focal point for handling the BFRM data base
  • Work with and provide timely technical support to the implementing partners and maintain respectful and constructive relations with partner staff
  • Fully comply with Plan International safety and security procedures and provide input to security monitoring and assessments to enable and promote a safe and secure environment for programme implementation
  • Assist in the collection of data, conduct of assessments (needs, market, risks and security) and provide input for concept note/proposal development for cash transfer project in collaboration with the local community structures and community members
  • Monitor progress against grant work plan and promptly identify any current or potential delays
  • Produce/contribute to Plan International and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements
  • Assist supervisors to ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection as required under the grant and for monitoring and evaluation purposes
  • Support and coach the FSP to meet the humanitarian principles during cash response programme/facilitating payment to beneficiaries
  • Work collaboratively with Plan International supply chain, finance and admin/HR staff to process purchase requests, and payment vouchers

Requirements

  • First degree in Agri-Business Management, Economics, Marketing, Rural Development, Banking, Project Management or a similar field with three years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • Proven ability to handle cash-based programme
  • International NGO experience will be a plus
  • Flexibility and ability to work well under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English, French and also local languages
  • Knowledge of behaviour and people habits of the target area might be an added advantage

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Plan International Cameroon

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