DCA Cash and Markets Assistant Jobs in Uganda

DCA Cash and Markets Assistant Jobs in Uganda


  • DanChurchAid (DCA) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Cash and Markets Assistant, Omugo/Imvepi Arua, West Nile, Uganda.

    Position Summary

  • The Cash and Markets Assistant Supports all cash-based interventions (CBI), including multi-purpose cash grants transfers using mobile money and e-vouchers, data collection, including baseline, post distribution monitoring using mobile monitoring technology (MMT), market prices assessment and monitoring, and complaints and feedback handling using MMT.

  • He/she is also responsible for cash control, troubleshoot any vendor interface challenges, and assist beneficiaries in market transaction.

  • The position will assist in Mobilization, identification, registration and verification of Persons with Specific Needs beneficiaries, working together with the nutritionist and livelihoods assistants; provide daily/periodic multipurpose cash quality monitoring at refugee and host community markets.

    Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participate in the identification, registration and verification of beneficiaries for asset protection cash grants

  • Support in the vulnerability assessments, markets, baseline and end line surveys with support from the monitoring and evaluation team

  • Prepare requests for cash distribution for beneficiaries in a timely manner, and ensure coordination with service providers for the cash transfers

  • Together with the M&E team, participate in Post distribution monitoring (PDM) in Imvepi and Omugo refugee settlements.

  • Monitor and track all market complaints and provide timely and effective feedback.

  • Ensure system for feedback is in place and operational for a timely response

  • Organize and facilitate trainings for group and community leaders on financial literacy, entrepreneur skills, group dynamics and peaceful co-existence among host and
    refugee communities

  • Provide recommendations and show initiative on improvement of the work process if needed.

  • Maintain an open dialogue with the beneficiaries to promote transparency and accountability including contributing to and implementing the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)

  • Identify, document and disseminate best practices gained from Cash and Markets interventions in the settlement.

  • Share responsibility to maintain refugee community participation mechanisms in the camp, ensuring that the voices of men, women, boys and girls and groups with specific needs are heard and represented.

  • Monitor market and commodity weekly prices and document reports.

    Qualifications & Requirements

  • B.Sc. in Economics, Business development or related field

  • Experience of minimum 2 years working with cash-based interventions

  • Experience with market facilitation, supporting systemic change and promoting services directly

  • Understanding digital data collection using mobile monitoring technology (MMT)

  • Practical experience in working with micro, small and medium sized companies

  • Very good communication, report writing skills and facilitation skills

  • Experience working with refugees and host communities

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DCA Cash and Markets Assistant Jobs in Uganda


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