Senior Cash Technical Assistant, IOM Moldova


Open to Internal and External Candidates

               Position Title


Senior Cash Technical Assistant

                          Duty Station


Chisinau, Moldova



General Service Staff

            Type of Appointment


All Inclusive Salary:


Special Short-Term Ungraded

Six months with possibility of extension

20000 MDL per month

        Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

                        Closing Date 


03 July 2022                                               

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


Following the launch of military operations across Ukrainian territory on 24 February 2022, substantive flows and displacements across Ukraine and toward neighbouring countries have been reported countries in the following days. As response to the Ukrainian crisis, IOM Chisinau has increased operational activities which requires additional administrative staff.

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, the supervision of the Program and Operations Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Program Manager Housing/CBI/NFI, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Plan and oversee implementation of Cash Based Interventions (CBI) activities (including situational analysis; needs assessment; beneficiaries targeting and cash disbursements) and support project teams in all aspect of CBI implementation.
  2. Liaise with local authorities in target communities for necessary preparation works to carry out CBI programming.
  3. Technically assist and coordinate with project focal persons to ensure that the CBI digital infrastructure is prepared and maintained to implement CBI projects.
  4. Technically assist project units in preparing and processing CBI payments according to finance unit regulations. Maintain comprehensive and accurate archives and tracking of all payment transactions & submissions and follow up to ensure payments are delivered on time.
  5. Provide structured capacity building & sensitization to all relevant staff, service providers, beneficiaries and vendors on CBI activities, process methodologies, accountability issues through induction, training, informal support and any other way identified.
  6. Support the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) unit in conducting their activities regarding all cash projects; particularly managing the Accountability to Affect Population (AAP) response mechanism for cash.
  7. Prepare monthly operational plans and coordinate with Program Manager Housing/CBI/NFI on progress of CBI activities and provide feedback to ensure operational efficiency.
  8. Contribute to development of Standard Operating Procedures for cash project implementation to ensure improvement of quality in cash project activities.
  9. Supervise CBI assistants & volunteers in the whole process of programme implementation.
  10. Draft monthly report of the programme with lessons learnt and recommendations.
  11. Frequent visit to field for implementation/monitoring of CBI activities.
  12. Assist the Program Manager Housing/CBI/NFI in all other administrative functions and duties, as required and assigned. 

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences/Humanities/Development Studies or related field with four years of relevant professional experience; Or,
  • High School diploma with six years of relevant experience.


  • Experience in liaising with other national/international institutions, the UN and NGOs.


  • Strong sense of details and accuracy in all matters;
  • Reliable, able to work under pressure, good organizational skills and drive for results.


Fluency in English, Romanian and Russian is required. Working knowledge of Ukrainian, or any other languages is an advantage.

Required Competencies

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 Core Competencies – behavioural indicators (Level 2)

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this special vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, security clearances and a valid COVID certification.

A prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send the CV and cover letter in English to:  

Please, indicate the position you are applying for and reference code in the subject line of your message.

Closing date for applications is 03 July 2022, however interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply sooner.

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts the applications duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 28.06.2022 to 03.07.2022

Articol adaugat de: Tatiana Profir