ICRC Cash and Market Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya April 2016


Job opportunity;ICRC Cash and Market Assistant  in Nairobi, Kenya

Career vacancy:ICRC Cash and Market Assistant  in Nairobi, Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 
It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. 
The ICRC Somalia delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and motivated person to fill the position of:
Cash and Market Assistant – Nairobi


The Cash & Market Assistant is responsible for the technical part of all cash transfer projects conducted by the ICRC in Somalia. 
He/She advises his superiors about cash aspects of Economic security projects in Somalia.

Main Responsibilities:
  • In information exchange with the field teams, he updates information on the economic security situation in Somalia, focusing on the aspects related to situations suitable for cash based interventions,
  • Maintains adequate communication and coordination within economic security team and with other Assistance departments, as well as the Protection Department when required, when planning and conducting of needs assessments,
  • Contributes to the set-up and conduct of needs assessments involving/focusing on cash aspects by using the standard economic security approach and internally established tools and procedures (e.g. identification of baseline data and SMART indicators, use of appropriate sampling approach),
  • Formulates and adjusts project proposals for individual projects including SMART indicators, expected outputs/outcomes, plan of action (PoA) and project budget, based on the internally established tools and procedures,
  • Conducts response analysis of different types of cash interventions (SWOT approach), associated risks and mitigation measures, including appropriateness and feasibility aspects and provides support to other involved staff when required,
  • Conducts regular monitoring of the cash based interventions based on the internally established tools and procedures,
  • Ensures support/coaching and supervision of the Economic security field officer’s involved in the monitoring of cash interventions,
  • Interprets oral conversations accurately from English to Somali language and vice versa as required.
Minimum Requirements
  • University degree in Social Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Economics or other relevant discipline,
  • 6 years’ work experience in food security programming,
  • 3 years’ work experience in cash transfer programming,
  • Fluent in written and spoken English & Somali,
  • Team leadership skills,
  • Very good analytical skills,
  • Very good communication skills,
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned areas & the Somali context.
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resource Department of Somalia Delegation on the below mentioned address, before 13th May 2016. 
International Committee of the Red Cross
Somalia Delegation
Denis Pritt Road
P. O. Box 73226, Nairobi
00200 – Kenya

E-mail address: sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org
Indicate the position title on the subject line. 
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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