Field Officer (IA)

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Role Overview 

The Field Officer will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering GiveDirectly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients. The Field Officer will be responsible for reviewing the recipient surveys and associated processes that facilitate GiveDirectly’s unique cash transfer model. 
The role will reward high-quality judgment on operational questions and challenges, work ethic, communication skills, and a strong commitment to GiveDirectly’s mission and model. In brief: The Field Officer- Internal Audit will be expected to audit the work of the enrolment team, whose core responsibility is surveying households and enrolling them in our programs.

Duty Station: Liberia (Remote Counties)

Key responsibilities:
Assess our field processes and recommend any corrections and improvements as and where seen.
Measure the quality of FO data against set data quality standards and reporting any cases of inconsistency.
Assess our field team’s compliance with GD field processes and policies.
Identify and report key risks associated with GD’s program in the community.
Report any cases of fraud and bribery by GD staff and or recipient(s).
Examine local stakeholder’s assessment of GD’s program within their community.
Engaging with GiveDirectly recipients in the field, in order to:
The Field Officer will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering GiveDirectly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients.

For this reason, the suitable candidate for this position will:
Possess a degree in a relevant field.
Possess previous working experience in the field with preference to disadvantaged communities (2 years minimum).
Have the ability to audit recipient surveys and associated processes.
Possess some Monitoring and Evaluation Experience.
Must possess work/language proficiency in English and any of these languages: Lumasaba or Lugwere.
Good computer and mobile device data entry and assessment ability or experience.
Possess critical thinking ability and good judgment in resolving operational glitches.
Possess high-quality problem solving, work ethic.
Good time-management skills
Particularly skilled with interpersonal skills high honesty, and integrity.
Strong interest in the mission of GiveDirectly and commitment to advancing GD’s distinctive values.
Physical fitness and the ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent the organization effectively to external parties
Have the ability to exercise patience and good judgment in resolving recipient problems.
Strong alignment with GD values (below)

GD Values
Recipients first. We prioritize recipient preferences over donor preferences or our own.
Team Next. We do what is best for the success of the organization - not the individual.
Be proactively candid. We say what we believe and are honest in sharing information.
Create positive energy. We strive to be a source of energy - not drain it - for our colleagues.
Think rigorously. Act Quickly. We are intellectually rigorous and oriented towards action - not debate.
Know yourself and grow. We recognize and accept our imperfections with a focus on growth
Accept reality. Propose solutions. We don't dwell on problems. We are actively working to create solutions.
Be productively ambitious. We take the risk of pursuing industry-changing successes, not marginal advancements.

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