Livelihood Officer at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world's leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people affected by war and natural disasters. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Livelihood OfficerRequisition ID: req5680Location: Maiduguri, NigeriaSector: Economic Recovery & LivelihoodEmployment Category: RegularEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: NoJob Overview/SummaryThe Livelihoods Officer will support the technical implementation of the cash transfer project through ensuring that the project activities are done within the time frame. Organize and manage the distribution of cash to targeted households.Major ResponsibilitiesCash Transfer Programming:Organize and supervise the distribution of cash to the targeted beneficiaries.Responsible for the selection and verification of beneficiaries in coordination with community committee and authorities and the use of selection criteriaActively engage and support in community sensitization activities on selection criteria, cash redemption process and feedback mechanism.Develop distribution plans for Cash and share for final approval.Maintain clear communication with cash transfer agents and beneficiaries in accordance with IRC policies and procedures.Coordinate with cash transfer agents on the schedule of distributions to make sure they are ready with cash to smoothly distribute cash to beneficiaries.Organize cash distributions considering safety and dignity of beneficiariesConduct field visits to project sites and meet with community leaders to select specific vulnerable locations for targeting and ensure a conducive community mobilization systemCarry out the staff appraisal for the Livelihood AssistantsLivelihoods Programming:Within the context of a longer term strategy to livelihood support and vulnerability reduction, Participate to the production of technical support materials and guide program teams on the delivery of mechanisms that will ensure effective implementation of livelihoods interventions as well as early recovery.Provide close supervision and monitoring to the implementation of livelihood project related activities in the fieldMonitoring & Evaluation and reporting:Conduct post distribution monitoringSupport in conducting market assessments or cash feasibility assessment in the targeted communities Under the supervision of Program Manager conduct baseline and end line surveysKey Working Relationships:Position Reports to:  ERD Program Manager Position directly supervises:  Livelihood Assistants, Casual/incentive workers 

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