Project Assistant I – Food Assistance
To provide continuous promotion of hygiene and sanitation standards through campaigns, meetings and community mobilization.
Support Project implementation for both food and cash/voucher transfers
Support the GIK/LMMS Project Officer with beneficiary SCOPE/LMMS registrations
In consultation with project officer organize and draw work plans
Be involved in community mobilization, targeting and monitor movement and distribution of project & Cash for Work (CFW) activities.
Support all voucher/cash distributions under the FFA or other cash transfer models within Food Assistance.
Safe handling and custody of all equipment; SCOPE/LMMS machines and CTS computers.
Filing of key commodity reports and records as directed by Supervisor
Filing and Monthly Reporting
Review all month attendance lists and food/cash allocations and ensure all required forms are reviewed, approved and on file.
Prepare/review of beneficiary distribution lists from the field for correctness and ensure all necessary forms are attached.
Support Partners in documentation, records and filling of registers
Support Partners/ensure that distribution guidelines are followed during distribution; crowd control, registration/signing of beneficiary lists and during food distributions.
Ensure that key messages are shared with beneficiaries, the right food rations/cash is distributed
Weekly On site monitoring and reporting on the progress of VFW/FFA activities, progress and challenges.
Other duties allocated by the Supervisor in the department which may include:
Generate distribution plans as may be required for Food or GIK requests and follow up all the necessary approvals.
Support distribution of Food, NFI and GIK items
Support monthly stock taking
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Educational level required: A minimum Diploma in Community development, Developmental studies, Business Administration, Economics, Information technology or any other related field.
Must demonstrate training in Commodities management, logistics handling and accountability.
Ability to conduct document review and reconcile commodity reports.
Ability to use food data bases and commodities managements.
Very good communication and writing skills.
Past experience working with in stores/logistics would be an added advantage.
Very organized and good at filing systems.
Experience in similar position preferred.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
On call: Yes