Cash and Vouchers (CVA) Department/Unit Head, НК ТЧХУ
The CVA Departement Head will work in collaboration with the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS), the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), other Movement Partners, delegates, NGOs, local authorities and affected communities within the mandate of the Movement in order to plan, coordinate and implement the CVA component of ongoing response efforts with a special focus on Nationwide CVA Programmes linked to Government schemes.
Key tasks and responsibilities
Work with Movement Partners technical specialists on cash on the following:
- Define, revise and update URCS CVA strategy for the short, mid and long-term engaging all relevant URCS staff specially at leadership level
- Lead and guide the Cash Department team on the implementation of Programmes where CVA is delivered
- Promote CVA, to build engagement and ownership, and establish effective coordination and communication within URCS
- Co-lead on the Movement Coordination on CVA on behalf of URCS
- Represent URCS in key national forum and networks such as inter-agency technical working groups and donor meetings wherever possible, and in regional and international meetings, as appropriate
- With the support of Movement Partners technical specialists map, assess and explore potential collaborations with the relevant Ministries to deliver Cash at scale in shock-responsive social protection (SRSP) models.
- Engage with the relevant Ministries and lead the conversations around potential SRSP collaborations
- With the support of Movement Partners technical specialists lead on the design, set up and implementation of the SRSP schemes
- Any other task as identified as key from URCS leadership
Skills and experience
- A post-graduate degree in an appropriate technical field.
- A minimum of two years’ work experience with CVA in the humanitarian/development sector.
- Experience in research, data collection and analysis, and reporting.
- Experience as a presenter to external audiences and as a training facilitator.
- Good understanding of preparedness/contingency planning and disaster response within the National Society.
- Excellent analytical skills with ability to influence decision-makers.
- Excellent coordination skills, including the ability to liaise with various agencies/individuals, organize events, prioritize work and ensure a smooth flow of information and an environment of cooperation and information-sharing.
- Diplomacy and good interpersonal skills.
- Capacity to remain calm under pressure and not lose sight of strategic priorities.
- Ability to work independently and with people located in different geographical locations and in other organizations.
- Strong communication ability in both English and Ukrainian.
Note: The location of the role may change based on operational needs, which may require flexibility on the part of the selected candidate. Significant travel is to be expected.
If you are interested in this position, please send your application. All the applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and HR may contact eligible candidates prior to the deadline for submission as such early application is encouraged.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview