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Emploi | Recrutement : Economic Recovery and Development Program Assistant

date cloture : 29/05/2022 à
villes : Buéa
Categories : ONG
Expérience : - an(s)


Economic Recovery and Development Program Assistant

Buea, SOUTH-WEST, Cameroonreq27289Apply NowShare Save Job Back to Search

Requisition ID: req27289

Job Title: Economic Recovery and Development Program Assistant

Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable

Location: Kumba-Meme 

Job Description

1.       Summary 

The ERD Assistant position is fundamental in the implementation of the food and non-food voucher programs, and livelihood activities in the IRC interventions sites in the Southwest region. The ERD Assistant will spend  most of his/her time on the field; identifying target communities, establishing relationships with community authorities, overseeing the implementation of field activities such as community mobilization, the identification of potential beneficiaries, the selection of beneficiaries using a participatory approach, the distribution of vouchers, the supervision of voucher redemption activities, the identification of merchants, the management of complaints and the support of beneficiary households on the proper management of their resources, supervise the activities of community mobilizers, train facilitators and provide them with any other necessary support.

2.       Intervention zone

The position is based in kumba, with intervention in all localities of kumba sub-division

3.       Responsibilities

·     Conducts the community mobilization process, implement a community participatory targeting approach, and establish and maintain transparency in the process of implementing activities and build a functional relationship with the target community,

·       Ensures daily activities on the field are according to the IRC ‘s standards,

·      Maintains open and professional relationships with the team members, promote team spirit, and provide oversight and direction to enable supervisors effectively perform their duties.

·     Participates in raising awareness of the main stakeholders, local authorities, partners, communities and targeted households on the objectives of current projects, deadlines and activities to be implemented.

·     Participates in identification of project locations and   community mobilization process in the targeted geographic locations.

·   Participates in the identification, registration and selection of project beneficiaries according to selection criteria defined by a participatory and inclusive community approach,

· Works in close collaboration with community targeting committees, complaint management committees (CGP) in the implementation of all project activities in the intervention localities.

·  Supervises in the distribution of vouchers and/or food and non-food products to beneficiaries

·      Collect the relevant data during project implementation and regularly provide reports to his supervisor.

·  Monitor the voucher distribution and redemption  process at vendors shops in the Market.

4.       Other responsibilities.

  • All other functions assigned by the supervisor related to the development of IRC programs
  • Forward purchase requests and tracking of PRs if necessary.

A.      Technical Quality

·         Assists the ERD Officer with the design and development of training modules on relevant topics for clients. 

  • Ensures the success of the distribution process and voucher redemption
  • Acts as mediator between beneficiaries, implementation partners and IRC,
  • Produces quality activity reports

B.      Monitoring

·         Prepares and submit weekly/monthly plans/reports.

·         Carries out some assessments in implementing communities as need arises.

C.      General 

  • Commits to respecting the IRC Way (IRC Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct).
  • Commits to ensuring the optimal implementation of IRC Policies in the context of their work.
  • Be available to carry out any other ad hoc task deemed useful by his direct superior or by the IRC.
  • Produces reports on programmatic activities on a weekly and monthly basis

D.      Other functions

 Ensure that all activities will be implemented in accordance with IRC operational policies.

 Other additional tasks assigned by the supervisor


E.       Required profile: Qualifications and skills

·  Degree in Economics, International Development, Sociology / Psychology, Agronomy or Nutrition, or relevant significant and equivalent professional experience

· Minimum 1-2 years of experience in implementing NGO-initiated activities with good emergency background in community development projects

·        Excellent understanding of the process of beneficiary identification, selection and registration with community involvement

·         Aptitudes in the development of business plans and their implementation

·         Able to be multitasking

·         Have excellent computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point and MS Outlook.

·         Have a sense of organization and a strong ability to work under pressure

·         Have excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit

·         To be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

·         Have the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a timely manner.

·         Have a mastery of projects and the coordination of staff working under his/her department.

·         Have excellent planning and communication skills.

·         Ability to speak English and Pidgin fluently

Mode of Application

Application files should contain the following;
-Motivation Letter
-Updated CV
-Academic Credentials
-Previous work attestations
-Copy of NIC

All Applications should be deposited in our offices in Buea at Camp sic Along the Bokwango Road; in Bamenda at Up Station Governor’s street; in Buea Road Kumba at the Plan International Building; in Yaounde behind usine Bastos,

Deadline for Admissibility of files: 7th of May 2022 at 5pm

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

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