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PAS Counseling Assistant – Kahramanmaraş – Turkish Nationals only

PAS Counseling Assistant – Kahramanmaraş – Turkish Nationals only

Organization: Orange
Closing date: 

General Description of the Organization:

Orange is a non-governmental civil society organization devoted to alleviating the suffering and improving the sustainability mechanisms of the conflict-affected population. Orange partners directly with affected Syrian populations delivering humanitarian and development programmes, Food Security, Livelihood, Education, and Protection, to enable them to improve their living practices and their sustainability mechanisms. Orange also collaborates with national and international non-governmental organizations, local initiatives responding to the humanitarian Syrian crisis with capacity development programmes, to be better equipped with the skills they need to prepare and respond to affected population’s needs and to ensure that these communities, which we work within, are ready for any future disasters.

Job Purpose:

Orange Organization aims to enhance the Employability of the displacement-affected persons is strengthened through skills training and linkages to employment opportunities. In partnership with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), and through four training and business development centres in Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Şanlıurfa, and Kilis; Orange provides several counselling, coaching, as well as short- and long-term training opportunities. In addition, Orange conduct market mapping activities to explore available job opportunities and secure job linkage for the targeted beneficiaries. All these activities are being implemented under the Turkey livelihoods project named “Bridges”. The PAS assistant will be line managed by the livelihoods project coordinator and will be responsible for the implementation of HBB programs within Orange’s program framework and in line with Orange’s standards.

Duties, objectives and competencies:

  • ▪ Cooperate with Counselling Assistants to identify beneficiaries who demonstrate interest and skills in entrepreneurial activities
  • ▪ Conduct one-on-one assessments with pre-identified beneficiaries to check their eligibility to the business development skills training.
  • ▪ Record beneficiaries’ data and analyse them through the predetermined scoring system.
  • ▪ Validate the received beneficiaries’ data by comparing it with the initial data received by counsellor assistants.
  • ▪ Contribute to the Selection of the eligible beneficiaries who will be enrolled in the business development skills training and contact them to Join the training.
  • ▪ Facilitate the business skills training with eligible beneficiaries and ensure pre-/post-tests and evaluations are completed and results are collected
  • ▪ Provide instruction and support to the beneficiaries in order to develop their proposal as well as required language translation.
  • ▪ Communicate with the beneficiaries to inform them with the acceptance or rejection of their proposals
  • ▪ Follow up with beneficiaries’ productive assets procurement according to the distribution modality in coordination with logistics.
  • ▪ Conduct the distribution of productive assets and ensure that all relevant documents are well checked and reviewed according to the agreed Terms of References.
  • ▪ Participate in monthly follow-up sessions with beneficiaries of productive assets for 3 months after the distribution, deliver data and report to supervisor.
  • ▪ Follow up the beneficiaries work & success after receiving the grants.
  • ▪ Provide market integration support linking beneficiaries to clients
  • ▪ Engage in outreach activities related to the project (with community members,local NGOs, and private sector contacts)
  • ▪ Suggest and discuss new approaches related to skills trainings and entrepreneurship based on the evolving beneficiaries needs.
  • ▪ Safely refer protection cases of the Livelihoods beneficiaries to the relevant protection program network, mainly, the protection program of the Danish Refugee Council;
  • ▪ Work closely with the monitoring team on the timely monitoring and evaluation relevant components – information, beneficiary selection, beneficiary feedback about activities, etc


  • ▪ Business administration, Economics, or relevant field of study.
  • ▪ Proven work experience with beneficiaries
  • ▪ Strong communication skills, negotiation skills & emotional stability.
  • ▪ Good reporting skills;
  • ▪ Good analytical skills
  • ▪ Good computer skills including MS office.
  • ▪ Good English language skills (spoken, written and reading)
  • ▪ Hard-working, able to work under pressure &multitasking.
  • ▪ Turkish Nationality is required.

Orange’s Values and Principles:

We believe that:

  • ▪ Maintaining a positive, healthy, and trusting relationship are central to making the partnership a success.
  • ▪ Appropriately trained and resourced staff and volunteers are key to effective and efficient service and program delivery in the development sector.

We are committed to:

  • ▪ Shared responsibility, accountability, and decision-making in any partnership.
  • ▪ Providing access to high-quality learning to empower people and professionals in the development sector, particularly in the developing world.
  • ▪ Learning from each other to strengthen and enhance the long-term sustainability of our services and programs for the benefit of children and communities that we serve.

Child safeguarding policy Orange aims to create an organization that is safe for children but is also aware of the need to keep child protection concerns proportionate and to guard against over-zealous attitudes. Child abuse thrives in closed and secretive atmospheres. Orange’s best protection is to create an open and aware culture where people are not afraid to speak about their concerns. Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of Orange capacity building must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form and comply with the Orange Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of Orange commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. Orange reserves the right to change this document.

How to apply

If you are interested to this position please fill the application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter not later than 20-January-2021. Please note that the position may be filled before the deadline.

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Finance Assistant_Uganda (Nationals only)

Finance Assistant_Uganda (Nationals only)

Organization: ACTED

    Closing date:


    PositionFinance Assistant

    Direct Hierarchy: Senior Finance Officer

    Contract durationFixed

    LocationKampala, Uganda

    Starting DateFeb 2021


    Ensuring transparent and compliant with ACTED Uganda Procedures management of payments cash or otherwise, good filing and document tracking. Assisting the Finance Department with internal reports (TITANIC) as we well as supporting field and capital teams with tasks related to finance.

    Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Responsible for Excel Kampala Cashbook entries according to ACTED Standard Entry Grid
    • Responsible for cross check of allocation as per purchase order.
    • Responsible for accounting codes accuracy in cash/bank books and payment vouchers according to ACTED Standard entry grid.
    • Preparing on monthly basis loan/advance book and send it to FM for check by 15th of the month.
    • Preparing the bank reconciliation monthly and share it with the FM and CFM.

    Cash and Bank

    • Responsible for petty cash box payment, check payment and bank payment initiation
    • Responsible for daily cash counts.
    • Responsible for preparation of weekly and monthly cash counts for Finance Manager’s approval (Cash Checking Statement).

    Payment Procedure

    • Responsible for payment execution at capital level (according to ACTED payment procedures) i.e. statutory and all other payments (PAYE, NSSF, etc.).
    • Responsible for preparing payment voucher for approval by Finance Manager


    • Responsible for checking of all finance vouchers for Kampala
    • Responsible for photocopying the finance voucher and labelling as per ACTED standards
    • Responsible for follow up and filling of voucher on monthly basis
    • Labelling and filling all vouchers at capital level
    • Responsible for document retrieval and Red Cell Game by the 10th of every month
    • Make sure all documents are coded and filed as per ACTED guidelines and uploaded in the cloud regularly (digitalization process).


    • Responsible for the Contract follow up (CFU) on a daily basis and share monthly
    • Responsible for the Debt follow up (DFU) on a daily basis and share monthly
    • Responsible for initial updating and submitting the PRATIC report to SFO on 5th of every month
    • Perform any other task assigned by the manager

    Protection mainstreaming

    • Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labours etc).

    Qualifications/Skills Required

    • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource or a related field.
    • Deep and clear understanding of humanitarian principles and activities.
    • Sound understanding/experience in financial processing and management
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    • Keen to detail and accuracy required and willing to learn
    • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work relations at all levels.
    • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision, pro-active and a good team-player.
    • High level of integrity and honesty.

    How to apply

    Qualified Uganda Nationals with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to uganda.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 27th January 2021 with the subject line “Application for Finance Assistant” Note that applications sent without this exact subject line will not be shortlisted.

    Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Due to the urgency of this position, shortlisting will be done on rolling basis and ACTED reserves the right to hire before the deadline.

    ACTED will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.

    ACTED is committed to protecting beneficiaries within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. ACTED has specific policies, including PSEA and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behavior and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, consultants, and other stakeholders and has zero tolerance towards misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with ACTED will be expected to sign ACTED’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as an annex to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.

    ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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