Cash and Voucher Assistance Coordinator.

The Education Consortium in Uganda is seeking a CVA Coordinator to lead the coordination of cash for education in emergencies project activities implemented by the 5 partners in the Consortium.

The candidate will support the Uganda Education Consortium to meet its programmatic objectives through cash transfers across multiple partners and in collaboration with the other external implementing partners. It is intended to support the coordination of the implementation of cash interventions covering all stages of the programme cycle:  assessments, design, operational feasibility and risks, and monitoring. Line management will be through the Education Consortium, hosted by Save the Children Uganda.

In order to be successful you will bring/have: 

  1. Three (3) years of significant and relevant experience in designing, managing and implementing cash transfer programmes for a broad range of institutional donors and sectors (beyond Food Security & Livelihoods)
  2. An understanding of education sector programming.
  3. Experience working through partnership and in consortia.
  4. Previous emergency response experience, possibly also in Finance and/or Logistics.
  5. Management experience of operational aspects of cash and voucher interventions.
  6. 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.
  7. Demonstrable understanding of M&E and beneficiary accountability.
  8. Education: BA / BSc level in relevant field.
  9. Experience in working in insecure environments and adapting internal processes to mitigate security risks.
  10. Understanding of field level representation with key stakeholders and coordination with other NGOs/UN in the domain of cash and voucher interventions.
  11. Good attention to detail. 
  12. Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people. 
  13. Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure. 
  14. Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities. 
  15. Strong communication (written and spoken) skills in English.
  16. Good interpersonal skills with experience in managing multicultural teams.

The Organisation:
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
•    No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 
•    All children learn from quality basic education and that,
•    Violence against children is no longer tolerated 

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

The deadline is on May 14, 2021, at 11:59 pm Ugandan time.

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