Cash Programme Specialist


Job Description


Work Location : Sudan - Khartoum Type of Post : Not Applicable Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED Expected Travel : up to 20% Type of Contract : Language Requirement : English, Arabic Application Deadline : Employee Duration : Short Term Contract

Job Summary:

1. CASH Programme set-up

Overall guidance notes for cash programming in Sudan developed including SOPs for multi-purpose cash, cash for work, and value voucher assistance. Development of tools for every step of cash assistance, including market assessment, vendor selection, safety and security management, beneficiary registration, beneficiary verification, distribution, redemption, and reconciliation. Ensure all tools are gender sensitive. Develop a gender sensitive assessment tool to ensure the CASH programming.

2. Design" id="link" class="link">Program Design and Implementation

Support program team on design and conduct market assessments in relation to CVA and market-based approaches across all sectors Provide all required guidance to the design, of any new opportunity; contribute to proposal writing and make sure all CVA approaches are aligned with donors' requirements Ensure that all sectoral program components such as Health, Nutrition, WASH, and FSL of CVA programming, are technically robust and implementation is aligned with CARE SoPs and policies.

3. Learning and Capacity Building

Build evidence based on “good CVA practices” for Sudan Response, via consortium partners and otherwise. Work and support other CARE’s country offices to share the learning, knowledge, and build comprehensive reviews among different contexts Identify priority areas for research that inform evidenced-based program design and long-term strategy, with special focus on gender and protection. Lead on design and Coordination of Operational Research.

4. Strategic Influence and Representation

Identify, build, initiate and manage collaborative partnerships with donors, local authorities, UN agencies, and other stakeholders. Ensure CARE’s representation and active participation in the Sudan Cash Working Group (CWG), including the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG), and all other coordination mechanisms whenever needed. Participate in cash coordination efforts, strengthening CARE’s program approach and influencing the response via these mechanisms. Engage in CARE’s global CVA groups.


Master’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as economics, business, international development, humanitarian studies, or another related field. Certified in Project Management (e.g. PMD Pro) or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experainced in Cash and voucher assistance and market-based approaches (CALP, MERS, sectoral such as WASH, Health, Nutrition). Experianced in protection, GBV and Gender. Minimum 5 years of experience in designing and implementing cash assistance in humanitarian settings.. Minimum of 8 years’ experience of working with NGOs in fragile and humanitarian settings. Extensive work experience in CASH system design, Information Management, Data Management, and digital payment system. Extensive experience in CVA programming, preferably working with digital tools and platforms. Experience working with national and international team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Advanced certification in Cash and Vouchers Programming is a plus.

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