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Humanitarian Program Officer

For 12 months

About Rahat/Rumsan
Rumsan, a UNICEF Venture Fund portfolio startup, is a blockchain company focused on social impact. Rumsan’s initiative, Rahat is an open-source blockchain-based cash and voucher assistance platform. Rahat strengthens humanitarian aid efforts with greater financial inclusion. 

Designation: Humanitarian Program Officer  (1)
We are looking for talented people who are committed to joining our efforts. As the Program Officer, you will coordinate and place the mechanism for the project's digital cash voucher assistance (CVA) ranging from the initial feasibility and risk assessment stage.

Job Description 
Guide the development of tools and templates to support the management and implementation of the operational aspects of aid distribution using Rahat digital tools;
Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other humanitarian assistance actors, stakeholders, aid agencies, and Cash Coordination Group (CCG) Nepal.
Work closely with field staff and implementing partners on identifying priority needs and target communities, beneficiary and local partner onboarding;
Prepare and maintain a work plan of cash transfers and vouchers to achieve the target within a given time frame;
Develop appropriate mechanisms for cash transfers including vouchers ensuring that the transfers adhere to implementation guidelines;
Coordinate with financial institutions/stakeholders for developing delivery mechanism 
Train staff and partners on cash distribution guidelines, mechanism, and delivery;
Identify and recommend solutions to cash based technical issues;


Qualification 
Bachelor’s degree in development studies or related fields (Priority);
1-2 years experience in cash distribution in delivering cash transfer programs and vouchers;
Demonstrated success in community resilience programs and technically sound in cash transfers, capacity building, and other cash transfer components;
Fluency in written and spoken Nepali, English;
Knowledge of use of technology in the humanitarian field.

Send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only those who are short-listed for interviews will be notified. 

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