Save the Children Regional Cash and Voucher Assistance(CVA) Adviser Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Regional Cash and Voucher Assistance(CVA) Adviser Jobs in Kenya

Regional Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) Adviser

  • An experienced Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) Technical and Operations Advisor to provide remote and in-country expertise to support design and implementation of CVA programmes so they are appropriate, timely, accountable to beneficiaries, donor-compliant and cost-effective, across the region. The Regional CVA advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical and operational expertise, and relationship building skills to provide a critical link between Save the Children's global and country level technical work while supporting response planning, quality program implementation, preparedness, and advocacy.

  • The role will contribute to building capacity and fostering networks across country office staff. The role supports regional advocacy and influencing, and contributes to strategic partnerships for new business development. It provides input into the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning across country offices, and ensuring quality of our programmes. The position will work closely with the Cash and Markets Humanitarian Technical Working Group (HTWG) to ensure global and country office experts are collaborating and sharing learning, best practices, and working towards a comprehensive and unified strategic approach to CVA for child outcomes.

  • This position will be part of the East and Southern Africa Regional Office team, with extensive travel throughout the region (up to 50% of time), but can be based in any of our country offices.

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly, either through remote support or in-country deployments.

  • The role is expected to foster relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including Food Security and CVA TAs in Save the Children Members, the SCI central Programme Quality & Impact team, the Head of Regional Supply Chain, Head of Cash Transfer Programme Operations, advocacy colleagues, Regional Advisors in other sectors, technical counterparts in other organizations, regional donors etc. In particular it is expected to be an active member of the Cash & Market Humanitarian Technical Working Group while developing and nurturing regional communities of practice.

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:


  • Master's degree in economics, international development, public administration, agriculture and food security, or equivalent experience.

  • Certified CaLP trainer (preferable)

  • At least 5 years'
    experience of working internationally in Cash & Voucher Assistance in emergency and development settings, for a broad range of institutional donors and sectors

  • Understanding of Cash & Voucher Assistance in East and Southern Africa, especially in humanitarian crises

  • Experience with various cash and voucher modalities, including digital, mobile, card, paper voucher, and cash in envelopes

  • Previous humanitarian response experience
    Management experience of operational aspects of cash and voucher interventions

  • Experience in the introduction of internal controls systems to support cash and vouchers delivery in the areas of financial management, logistics, security and programme delivery

  • Demonstrable understanding of M&E, beneficiary accountability, and learning

  • Familiar with the CaLP Programme Quality toolbox; the Sphere Standards; market tools such as RAM, MIFIRA, MARKit; Household Economy Analysis; and other industry best practices.
    Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring

  • Experience of context, capacity and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at regional/international level in order to hold duty bearers to account to realise children's rights.

  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources.

  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn't work for children.

  • Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming; child rights; disability; migration and displacement.

  • Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.

  • Experience of supporting humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery.

  • Track record in successful business development/fundraising and donor engagement, especially with ECHO, FCDO(DFID), USAID/BHA (OFDA/FFP previously), UN (WFP, UNICEF, OHCA), and BPRM.

  • Experience of strategy development and planning.

  • Fluent in English with high level of English writing skills.

  • Experience of the regulatory environment, audit and particularly Risk Management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Cash and Voucher Assistance(CVA) Adviser Jobs in Kenya

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