Cash Based Transfers (CBT) Officer at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI)

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization founded in Milan in 1965. COOPI aims to help the world’s poorest to improve their access to healthcare, food, and financial security, and to overcome their special vulnerability to wars, civil conflicts and natural disasters. With more than 3,900 humanitarian workers employed, and an average of 180 projects per year across 25 countries throughout Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, COOPI is the biggest Italian NGO. COOPI started its operations in North-East Nigeria in July 2014. The COOPI Nigeria Field Office is located in Potiskum, Yobe State, in order to cover five LGAs in Yobe State and to provide direct assistance to the IDPs and their hosting communities, through a multi-sectorial programme covering Food Security, Nutrition and Child Protection interventions.We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Cash Based Transfers (CBT) OfficerScope of the VacancyThe CBT Officer (Cash Based Transfer) will be responsible for the management and implementation of COOPI’s Cash and Voucher (ECHO & WFP) funded projects in Yobe & Borno for Internally Displaced Persons and vulnerable Host Populations.Main Duties / ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Food Security Coordinator and in collaboration with the Project Managers, and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, he/she will:Undertake Cash and Voucher interventions at LGA level under the direction of the Food Security CoordinatorFacilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings during community led Cash activities;Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of conditional and unconditional cash transfers planned activitiesSupport in the implementation of capacity building training for the target beneficiaries at the LGA level.Implement detailed work plan for FSL team at LGA level activities.Collect information and data on food security at LGA level through surveys, assessments and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary householdsCollect information to ensure that the surveillance of the cash transfer situation in the area of implementation of the program is achieving the expected result..Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department usesParticipate in the registration and distribution of beneficiary ID cards and / vouchers,Support the preparation of documentation required for the implementation of field activitiesMobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level)Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiariesImplement sensitisation activities for targeted communities about Cash Transfer and strengthening livelihood restoration activities with support from SEMA, Extension workers, Community Volunteers, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders in feasible livelihood restoration activities at LGA level.Support in the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable population is verified before Cash transfer is made.Support the Supervisor in ensuring that targeting of beneficiaries to receive cash transfers is carried out in a transparent way and with active participation of women and minority members of communities.Facilitate good working relationship between government workers and target beneficiaries.Support the Supervisor to ensure that beneficiaries’ access to the provider guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field key Activities.Additional Responsibilities: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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