Location
UK flexible location
Job Function
Cash-based Assistance
Salary Details
£23,377 per annum (plus £3,344 Inner London Weighting if applicable) - pro rata
Contracted Hours Per Week
21
Careers Site Advertising End Date
27 Jan 2022

About The Role

Cash School Officer
Location: UK Flexible (hybrid role working between home and office)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract type: 12-month fixed term contract
Salary: £23,377 per annum (plus £3,344 Inner London Weighting if applicable) – pro rata

Can you provide high quality HR policy and technical advice while developing relevant procedures and guidance?

About the role…


As Cash School Officer you will support the Cash School Manager, to develop knowledge, skills and expertise of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) professionals in the Movement. 

This role will directly support the Cash School with the Cash Practitioner Development Programme (CPDP), where the overall aim is to expand the current pool of Cash Champions and build a global network ready to support Movement response and NS programmes in all regions. The role will help to define and develop systems, networks and processes for this programme. The role will advise on and implement best practice in engaging and managing cash practitioners throughout their involvement with the CPDP. The role will also provide operational support to the cash school, including the facilitation of deployments. 

You will provide HR administrative support to the recruitment and deployment of practitioners while acting as an advocate for the CPDP, promoting its vision and learning products within the Movement, within other organisations, institutions and networks, and throughout the wider humanitarian sector. You will be required to provide advice, support and feedback on specific aspects of the CPDP to support the development and evolution of the programme.

About the team… 

The Cash Hub is hosted by British Red Cross and its purpose is to support the use and scale-up of cash assistance in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and enable National Societies to be ‘cash ready’ in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action, giving greater dignity and choice to people in crisis.

The Cash Hub sits within the British Red Cross’s International Directorate and supports a programme of activities, in collaboration with Movement partners, including:
  • Supporting National Societies to be strong and recognised leaders in cash assistance; delivering quality, locally led cash assistance to crisis-affected people
  • Growing cash capability at scale in the Movement by investing in National Society expertise, professional development and best practice
  • Providing a Movement platform for knowledge sharing and learning, enabling cash networks and communities of practice, and promoting the role of Red Cross & Red Crescent in action.
As the Cash Hub enters its second strategic phase, there is a renewed emphasis on developing local Cash & Voucher Assistance (CVA) capability at scale in the Movement by developing and investing in expertise, professional development and best practise.

The Cash School Officer will support the Cash School Manager, to develop knowledge, skills and expertise of humanitarian professionals in the Movement. The role will work closely with the British Red Cross International HR, International Finance and Expert Services team.

For more information, please see the website: www.cash-hub.org 

This role may be for you if… 

You have experience of providing advice and support on HR, including workforce planning, recruitment and selection, employee relations and change management along with proven experience of recruiting to registers or capacity building programmes and can demonstrate an understanding of HR best practice within the international humanitarian system or international development context

You can demonstrate an understanding of HR policies and practice relevant to an emergency setting – rapid deployment, duty of care. R&R, per diems etc along with and understanding of cash and voucher assistance. 

You are an excellent team player who has the flexibility and adaptability to handle multiple tasks and priorities, with the ability to remain calm under pressure, deliver to deadlines and establish effective relationships with decision-makers and interlocutors.

You have excellent administration and organisational skills, including attention to detail and maintaining up-to date, accurate records along with the ability to communicate, influence and problem solve effectively across diverse cultures and geographical distances with sensitivity.

You have good analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative and the ability to interpret information from sources to present to decision makers / different audiences while displaying a can-do attitude, resilience, and the ability to innovate, using new ways to approach difficult situations.

(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification and refer to the ‘Additional Information’ attached for support completing your application)
 
Closing date for applications is 23:59, Thursday 27th of January 2022 with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 31st of January 2022 (via Zoom)
 
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us…
 
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and overseas; get the support they need if crisis strikes. 
 
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.  Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
 
Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
 
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
 
British Red Cross also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme for roles within the International Directorate. In line with the scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures. 

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
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As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
 
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
 
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
 
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