Job Vacancy: Cash Voucher Assistance (CVA) Specialist, based in Palu, Central Sulawesi



About the organisation:

Islamic Relief  Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe. Islamic Relief Worldwide is a UK based International relief. We have been fighting poverty and injustice for 30 years, in a world in which over three billion people still live in poverty.


Country Purpose:

Islamic Relief Worldwide in Indonesia was operation since 2003 following the  MOU signing with the Ministry of Home Affairs. The objective of IRW in Indonesia programme is to contribute to the social welfare of the Indonesia people and to alleviate the suffering. The main sector for the programme include:


·       Water and Sanitation

·       Sustainable livelihood

·       Education

·       Child Welfare

·       Shelter

·       Disaster Risk Reduction


The geographical area are Banten, NTB, Aceh and Central Sulawesi province directly implementing or  through partners.


Islamic Relief  Worldwide in Indonesia is looking to recruit Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) Specialist based in Palu, Central Sulawesi.


Reporting Line:

For this particular assignment, you will perform your duties under the direct supervision of the project Coordinator  and dotted line supervision from the Head of Program.


Job Summary:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the CVA Specialist   will lead the technical  implementation of cash and Voucher Assistance adhered to the project focus and desired modality, ensure the cash and voucher appropriateness put in place, set the cash and voucher phases and sequences, and  define relevant FSP (Financial Service Provider) along with delivery mechanism. He must perform his assigned areas with respect to technical assessments, awareness raising, beneficiary profiling, designing and delivering trainings. The respected position will capacitate the project team in understanding CVA principles and guideline.


Specific Skills &Responsibilities:

·       Implement all project activities  according to the Detailed Implementation Plan

·       Set the market assessment and needs assessment tools in consultation with core management in the area and the country office

·       Conduct research on MEB (Minimum Expenditure Basket) in the targeted project location)

·       Lead special assessment on economic productive supports on people losing income due to Covid-19 pandemic

·       Maintain liaison with   Cash working group at the national and regional level. Liaises with partners, GO and NGOs to exchange knowledge and good practices of Cash and Voucher Assistance.

·       Set the delivery mechanism (Voucher. Electronic voucher/Electronic money) used for exchanging needs and work closely with the logistic to do pre-qualification on the vendors, and prepare any prompt modality shifting in case of changes in the community situation.

·       Supervise data management and ensure them filled up into IR System in close coordination with MEAL department

·       Prepare any form of report (weekly, monthly and progress report)

·       Initiate the capacity building for project team this include the thematic sector and specific modality outlined in the project

·       In close coordination and collaboration with project Coordinator and  MEAL Coordinator for Project Monitoring and Evaluation.

·       Assess and review the performance of the volunteers and report to the project Senior Management team in the area



·       Relevant education background in social development, management

·       Four years minimum experience in relevant field.

·       Capacity to work under pressure

·       Computer literate with fluency of using Microsoft Word, Excel, survey tools 




·       Demonstrated ability to conduct/oversee evaluations, reviews, assessments, etc.

·       Experience in the evaluation of development projects using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.

·       Proven expertise in Cash and Voucher Assistance is must

·       Able to write report quality report supported by data and evidence  

·       Flexible

·       Knowledge and practical understanding of and ability to work within both relief and development NGO contexts.


Strong interest in development work with respect for confidentiality and commitment to Islamic Relief overall aims and objectives, including gender, equality and equal opportunities in all aspects of Islamic Relief’s work.

Islamic Relief is a faith based-non government organization that respects diversity and inclusiveness. Applicants from diverse religions, gender, race, and physical impairment are encouraged to apply.



10 months with Fixed Term Employment.




All Islamic Relief team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field project


How to apply :

Please send only your application letter and CV to the email address:


with CC: 


Applications submit directly to Islamic Relief Indonesia Office will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


The deadline for submitting applications:  8 January 2021

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