Entry-level Cash Based Transfer Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.COOPI Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Cash Based Transfer OfficerDepartment: ProjectSupervisor: CBT Manager/Deputy Project ManagerDuration: 6 monthsOverall ResponsibilitiesThe Field Officer will be responsible for the management and implementation of WFP funded CBT project in Yobe for Internally Displaced Persons and vulnerable Host Populations in Bade, Damaturu, Geidam and Jakusko.Main Responsibilities and TasksUnder the direct supervision of the CBT Manager/Deputy Project Manager and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, he/she will:Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings before the redemption and cash out activities;Work with Food Management Committees to ensure COOPI and WFP receive feedback from the beneficiaries on the project, including information on complaints related to food quality and conduct of the vendors/agents.Sensitize the beneficiaries so that they are aware of project objectives, project modalities, entitlements, right to complain, complaint modalities and redemption/cash out days.Represent COOPI in the field with community leaders, local authorities, other humanitarian actors.Conduct regular meetings with such entities, prepare minutes for sharing with the CBT Manager/Deputy Project Manager.Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of cash transfers, by maintaining and/or expanding COOPI’s community outreach to ensure beneficiaries have one communication channel with the CBT team.Supervise and coordinate the work of the Field Monitors by ensuring their presence in the field, keeping track of their attendance, submitting accurate information for their payment at field level and providing instructions to them on the planned activities.Build the capacity of the Field Monitors to ensure project quality, providing regular training/coaching.Coordinate the distribution of SCOPE cards to targeted beneficiaries.Coordinate and supervise the monitoring of monthly redemption and cash out activities: conduct market price monitoring, conduct vendors’ price monitoring, shop monitoring, ensure that beneficiaries receive their full entitlement and they are treated with dignity and not taken advantage of.Conduct monthly meetings with the vendors/agents to ensure that their activities are fully in compliance with WFP regulations, represent beneficiaries’ interests in such meetings.Timely report any irregularities to the CBT Manager and the Deputy Project Manager.Conduct regular visits to the communities where beneficiaries reside in order to collect feedback, follow up on their food security status.Prepare and submit weekly activity reports to the CBT Manager/Deputy Project Manager.Prepare and submit a monthly report on redemption/cash out activities to the CBT Manager/Deputy project Manager for their further compilation and sharing with the donor.Support and coordinate data collection for the outcome monitoring surveys.Treat beneficiaries with dignity and apply COOPI’s Code of Ethics and Conduct, the UN Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in the field, including sensitizing Field Monitors and vendors/agents on such principles.Reporting Line:Directly to the CBT Manager/Deputy Project ManagerIndirectly to the Project ManagerAdditional Information:This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor. 

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