Roving Cash & Voucher Specialist – Ukraine Refugee Crisis Response At Plan International


ROLE PURPOSE

The conflict in Ukraine is resulting in a major humanitarian crisis with over 3 million people having fled to neighboring countries, and millions displaced within Ukraine. Plan International is responding to the crisis and working in partnership with civil society organisations in Poland, Romania, and Moldova to meet the key needs of those affected by the crisis as well as host communities.

This position will play a key role in the support to country level activities and will provide technical support and guidance to Plan International teams and partners in Poland, Romania, and Moldova. The position will initially be remote but may well be based in one of the 3 countries in the future.

The Ukraine Hub is a service-oriented structure to support initiation of activities, and to help find solutions to problems as and when arise. Creative thinking and identifying work arounds to problems faced will be a critical element of the role.

DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE

The position will develop Plan International’s approach to Cash & Vouchers in Emergencies across all response locations, in close collaboration with our partners.

The role is the primary point of contact for technical staff in Poland, Moldova, and Romania and will ensure Plan International is following high standards of programme quality. The post holder will represent Plan International in external fora, ensuring the organisation is seen as a leader in gender focussed programming in humanitarian response.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

· Demonstrable experience in design, implementation and evaluation of in-kind food through cash/voucher and market based programming.

· Knowledge of international humanitarian standards and codes of conduct, and extensive understanding of Social Safety Nets, Livelihoods and associated methodologies.

· Excellent proven cash programming skills.

· Excellent representational and coordination skills

· Excellent project design, participatory monitoring, and evaluation skills

· Ability and previous experience of working in emergency settings

· Good working knowledge of key humanitarian donors, for example WFP, USAID, EU, DFAT, CIDA, DFID, DGECHO.

· Knowledge of major humanitarian, recovery and development challenges and issues, specifically strategies for poverty and hunger reduction.

· Strong analytical skills: secondary/primary data analysis

· Proven knowledge in targeting methods in Cash/voucher programmes

· Knowledge and understanding of UN’s role in development cooperation.

Desirable

· Experience of working in in humanitarian settings in a range of contexts (eg refugee, conflict, rapid onset)

· Skills in writing funding submissions and donor reports.

· Proven effective management skills leading teams across several locations and operating in a cross-cultural structure

· Experience in contextual analysis, quantitative and qualitative research and other assessment tools.

· Advocacy, influencing, networking, and negotiating skills, experienced in gaining commitment from a wide range of people, bringing about change and providing support from a distance

· Ability to transfer knowledge and transfer clear messages and information to a wide spectrum of people from different cultures and backgrounds

· Proven skills in process and group facilitation, training, and capacity building

· Knowledge of issues related to international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance.

· Proficiency in Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian, or Moldovan languages.

For the full role profile please follow this link Role Profile_Roving Cash & Voucher Specialist_Ukraine response Hub_April2022.docx

How to apply

https://jobs.plan-international.org/job-invite/43168/

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