Career Opportunities WFP Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) – SC6
Career Opportunities WFP Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) – SC6.
Career Opportunities WFP Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) – SC6. WFP Cameroon CO signed a contract with MTN in 2016 for the provision of restricted cash transfers (via mobile phones, SIM cards and beneficiary e-money accounts) to targeted beneficiaries. However, since the commencement of this arrangement, there has not been any post distribution reconciliation carried out. kamerpoer.com
Post Title: Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) – SC6.
Duration: 06 months.
Contract Type: Service contract.
WFP Cameroon CO signed a contract with MTN in 2016 for the provision of restricted cash transfers (via mobile phones, SIM cards and beneficiary e-money accounts) to targeted beneficiaries. However, since the commencement of this arrangement, there has not been any post distribution reconciliation carried out.
The CBT Reconciliations Team has been set up by Management to review the contract arrangements with MTN and carry out monthly reconciliation of the monies paid to beneficiaries’ mobile money accounts, establish any unutilized funds if that there could and establish if these monies have been returned to WFP beneficiaries account in line with the stated Terms of Reference. The team has also been tasked to undertake specific reconciliations as outlined here below.
Under direct supervision of the CBT Reconciliation Officer, the Programme Associate (CBT Reconciliations) and in close coordination with Programme (CBT/SCOPE), M&E and Finance units as well as the Field Offices, the Programme Associate will assist in all tasks related to the accurate reconciliation of food assistance transfers using CBTs. Key roles include:
- Using data from the FSP, Partners, Finance and SCOPE, the Programme Associate will support the head of the Reconciliations unit to provide specialized project management support to all SCOPE/CBT related work to ensure timely and accurate reconciliations of cash transfers on a monthly basis following WFP’s policies and procedures.
- Prepare a range of reports and data analysis to the CO Cash Working Group and Management (disbursements, withdrawals, account balances, account status, etc.) and highlight trends/issues/recommendations ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
- Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, monitoring and reconciliation of ongoing SCOPE/CBT activities.
- Support the capacity building of WFP staff and cooperating partners in reconciliations of CBT activities.
- Support the Programme and M&E team in the resolution of complaints and operational queries related to CBT by providing accurate and well analyzed information on actual disbursements, dormant accounts, etc.
- Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing technical advice and guidance to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of the Reconciliations team.
Completion of secondary school education. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Project Management, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology (IT), Statistics, Mathematics, Auditing, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) or any other related discipline.
Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and French. Knowledge of local dialects in project areas in the Far North, East, Adamaoua, North West and South West is an advantage.
At least 2 years’ minimum experience in reconciliation or investigative roles.
Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: May 18th, 2020.
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.