Deadline: 16 April 2021
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Global Cash & Voucher Assistance Specialist in Copenhagen, Denmark. The duration of this post is 3.5 months.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Global Cash & Voucher Assistance Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Technical Support
- Support on assessment, design, set-up, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of higher quality, more timely and more accountable CVA programming in support of IDPs, refugees and/or host communities.
- Support the Global CVA Lead in provision of technical support to HQ staff, both across departments and towards DRC’s Senior Management.
- Strategic Support
- Support CVA-related proposal writing, led principally by DRC’s country and regional offices.
- Assist country and regional operations to review and refine their strategic uses of and planning for CVA programming, including via facilitating workshops and advising strategic development, and based upon relevant assessments and stakeholder consultations.
- Support regional and country offices to increase impact through strategic collective action, engaging with other international and local humanitarian agencies, traditional and potential new donors, private sector actors and national authorities.
- Support the Global CVA Lead in a series of strategic endeavours, such as the development CVA 2025 Strategy or development a CVA Network or Community of Practice within DRC.
- Organizational & Programmatic Preparedness
- Support targeted investment in organizational and programmatic CVA preparedness in c. 20 countries to increase impact through effective delivery, including initial stock take, preparedness enhancement plan and systematic progress monitoring framework.
- Capacity, Resources & Learning
- Assess DRC country capacities, identify gaps relevant to DRC’s operational contexts and programming, provide CVA training materials in line with global interagency and internal DRC materials, and assist country and regional operations in organizing – and co-facilitate – workshops and training targeting DRC and partners’ staff.
- Contribute to curating DRC’s CVA digital library, including within DRC’s New Intranet, along with the targeted provision of best practice resources, guidance and tools to country and regional operations.
Applicant must have:
- Master’s Degree in development or humanitarian studies, economics, political science, sociology, business – or another relevant higher-level education/field.
- Experience in providing high quality, country-facing and remote CVA programming technical and strategic advice and support to country programmes/operations, across the project/programme cycle.
- Experience of working in complex institutional environments – and developing close working relationships remotely, and internally.
- Excellent and updated knowledge of CVA programming, concepts, techniques and methodologies.
- Strong understanding of CVA global policy debates, and recent trends and developments in CVA research, evidence and programme innovation – including new technologies and emerging private sector partners/actors.
- Strong knowledge of humanitarian market assessment and analysis, and ability to support development of market aware CVA programming.
- Strong knowledge of CVA operations and the interface between Programme and Operations/Support functions.
- Good understanding of emergency and (early) recovery support interventions, and of integrated programming, and interfaces between CVA responses and Economic Recovery, Protection and other sectoral programming.
- Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodology and processes suitable to document the effects of CVA programming.
- Strong skills in humanitarian programme assessment, response analysis and modality selection, set-up, design, implementation, and M&E.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including concise writing/drafting, and for presentation.
- Ability to work independently as part of a small team, and to form close working relationships with colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds.
- Highly motivated and hard-working, with strong attention to detail.
- High degree of flexibility, specifically, willingness to deploy at short notice, to insecure environments, and to operate in a physically demanding working environment.
- Fluency in English spoken and written .
- Ability to work in French, Spanish, Arabic is a strong advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.