CVA Officer, Officier CVA, Bamenda, Plan International

CVA Officer, Officier CVA, Bamenda, Plan International

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Date: 03-Nov-2021

Location: Bamenda, Cameroon

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

ROLE PROFILE

Title

CASH VOUCHER ASSISTANCE OFFICER

Functional Area

Northwest and Southwest Regions

Reports to

Project Coordinator

Location

Bamenda/Buea

Travel required

Limited

Effective Date

Grade

role PURPOSE

Given the current humanitarian crisis in the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon, Plan International is committed to providing vital humanitarian assistance especially in the domain of health, water, and sanitation to children and their families. For a better accountability and dignity of beneficiaries, the CVA seems to be the best way of delivery these services. The CVA Officer will serve as a liaison staff between the project and the beneficiaries. This, so that beneficiaries receive what they need, conveniently and all this reported timely.

Dimensions of the Role

The Cash Voucher Officer reports to the Project coordinator of the SIDA HUM project

Executes, supervises and reports on all project activities related CVA in his/her area.

Accountabilities

Contribute towards the development of CVA projects, plans and processes

Support and perform actions related to the implementation of the CVA approach in all phases: project identification and design, implementing CVA, monitoring & evaluation, documentation, reportage and closure

Develop and sustain liaison with UN agencies, International and local NGOs, and institutions engaged in the field of Cash Based transfer activities;

Participate in the Cash Working Group and ensure Plan International Cameroon priorities are considered.

Plan, allocate activities, deliverables and timelines for the implementation of the CVA modality in the PIIA.

Ensure compliance with Plan International Cameroon’s policies, criteria, SOP and procedures linked in the framework of the implementation of the CVA approach in all intervention sectors of the organization

Perform any other relevant duty defined by the supervisor

Key relationships

Keeps and maintain high contact with children, their families and communities

Maintains a high contact with partners especially vendors at community levels

Maintains high contact with local stakeholders.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Essential

Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

Qualification and Experience

University degree in social sciences

Two (02) years of experience in humanitarian and/or development context

Prior experience in CVA

Knowledge and/or experience with Plan International is an added advantage

Be able to speak English. Ability to speak one or more local languages of the assigned zone will also be an added advantage.

Proven skills in community mobilization and facilitation

Familiarity with behaviour change communication, participatory methodologies and gender mainstreaming.

Experience in working with children (boys and girls) and vulnerable people

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Good knowledge of the targeted area, be aware on the prevailing security conditions and also on the associated risks

Demonstrated behaviours needed by the post-holder to successfully perform the role:

Timely and effective delivery of project activities and other outputs (reports, etc.)

Commitment to child protection, gender equality and participation

Skills in participatory assessment on CVA related activities

Ability to network with grassroots structures.

Works with trustworthiness and integrity

Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks, diverse cultural contexts and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.

Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity.

Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive under pressure.

Desirable

Empathy on issue affecting children rights and equality for girls

Good planning and organizational abilities

Team work

Integrity

Humility

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.

Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.

Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.

Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.

Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.

Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.

Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.

Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.

Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.

Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.

Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.

Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Physical Environment

This position requires to have ability of work in hot and cold climate with limited travels from area of responsibility

Level of contact with children

Keeps and maintain high contact with children, their families and communities

Closing Date: November 10th, 2021

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

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