Plan International Graduate Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Job Title: Project Officer

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Location: Yola, Adamawa

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to implement the Education and WASH in school as well as Covid-19 response in education sector activities in specific location(s) in Maiduguri- Borno State, Yola- Adamwa State and Damaturu, Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will implement the WASH in school as well as Coivd-19 response in education projects focusing on WASH activities in target schools as well as Covid-19 Education response in target schools in the three states.
  • The project officers will implement project activities, document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response for education interventions of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building, WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response in the Northeast of Nigeria.
  • The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, EiE Specialist, EiE Officers and the Field Team:

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  • Implement of WASH in schools and Covid-19 response projects funded by P & G and Education Cannot Wait.
  • Support the Project Coordinator in implementation of project activities like assessments, teachers training, identification of schools, beneficiaries and implement interventions specifically WASH in schools and Covid-19 response in education as per project design
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the two projects
  • With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.
  • Support schools’ assessment on WASH in schools and Covid-19 response activities in Education sector in the North East Nigeria
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency and Covid -19 crises
  • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 3 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s hygiene practices and learning outputs based on Covid-19 response activities, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities on Covid-19 activities – including conducting an education specific 5Ws.
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in school WASH activities in schools and education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the two projects design.
  • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and use EIE as well as WASH best practices.
  • Provide regular updates to Education Specialist and the Emergency Response Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
  • Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the implementation of Plan International in WASH as well as Covid-19 education sector coordination mechanisms.
  • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Education in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience WASH projects and at least 2 years in Emergency response
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, WASH, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.

Desirable:

  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Ability to read and write in both English and Hausa languages appropriately.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of operations and with stakeholders
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
  • Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
  • Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
  • Very strong commitment to continuous learning.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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2.) Job Title: Project Officer (Maiduguri)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

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Role Purpose
The purpose of this role is to implement the Education and WASH in school as well as Covid-19 response in education sector activities in specific location(s) in Maiduguri- Borno State, Yola- Adamwa State and Damaturu, Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role:

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will implement the WASH in school as well as Coivd-19 response in education projects focusing on WASH activities in target schools as well as Covid-19 Education response in target schools in the three states.
  • The project officers will implement project activities, document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response for education interventions of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building, WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response in the Northeast of Nigeria. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, EiE Specialist, EiE Officers and the Field Team:

  • Implement of WASH in schools and Covid-19 response projects funded by P & G and Education Cannot Wait.
  • Support the Project Coordinator in implementation of project activities like assessments, teachers training, identification of schools, beneficiaries and implement interventions specifically WASH in schools and Covid-19 response in education as per project design
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the two projects
  • With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.  
  • Support schools’ assessment on WASH in schools and Covid-19 response activities in Education sector in the North East Nigeria
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency and Covid -19 crises  
  • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 3 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s hygiene practices and learning outputs based on Covid-19 response activities, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities on Covid-19 activities – including conducting an education specific 5Ws.
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in school WASH activities in schools and education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the two projects design.
  • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and use EIE as well as WASH best practices.
  • Provide regular updates to Education Specialist and the Emergency Response Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
  • Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the implementation of Plan International in WASH as well as Covid-19 education sector coordination mechanisms.
  • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Education in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience WASH projects and at least 2 years in Emergency response
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, WASH, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.

Desirable:

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  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Ability to read and write in both English and Hausa languages appropriately.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of operations and with stakeholders
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
  • Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
  • Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
  • Very strong commitment to continuous learning.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3.) Job Title: Project Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

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Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to implement the Education and WASH in school as well as Covid-19 response in education sector activities in specific location(s) in Maiduguri- Borno State, Yola- Adamwa State and Damaturu, Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will implement the WASH in school as well as Coivd-19 response in education projects focusing on WASH activities in target schools as well as Covid-19 Education response in target schools in the three states.
  • The project officers will implement project activities, document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response for education interventions of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building, WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response in the Northeast of Nigeria.
  • The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, EiE Specialist, EiE Officers and the Field Team:

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  • Implement of WASH in schools and Covid-19 response projects funded by P & G and Education Cannot Wait.
  • Support the Project Coordinator in implementation of project activities like assessments, teachers training, identification of schools, beneficiaries and implement interventions specifically WASH in schools and Covid-19 response in education as per project design
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the two projects
  • With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.
  • Support schools’ assessment on WASH in schools and Covid-19 response activities in Education sector in the North East Nigeria
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency and Covid -19 crises
  • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 3 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s hygiene practices and learning outputs based on Covid-19 response activities, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities on Covid-19 activities – including conducting an education specific 5Ws.
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in school WASH activities in schools and education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the two projects design.
  • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and use EIE as well as WASH best practices.
  • Provide regular updates to Education Specialist and the Emergency Response Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
  • Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the implementation of Plan International in WASH as well as Covid-19 education sector coordination mechanisms.
  • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Education in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience WASH projects and at least 2 years in Emergency response
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, WASH, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.

Desirable:

  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Ability to read and write in both English and Hausa languages appropriately.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of operations and with stakeholders
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
  • Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
  • Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
  • Very strong commitment to continuous learning.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


4.) Job Title: Grants Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

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  • The purpose of this role is to support the grant administration, coordination and management of donor funded projects in Borno state.

Dimension of Role:

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  • The purpose of this role is to support the grant administration, coordination and management of donor funded projects in Borno state.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Support the grant unit in coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of the donor funded project and programs
  • Support the full cycle of grants management activities from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits and close-out procedures
  • Manage assigned portfolios, in collaboration with the program team and finance team
  • Maintain a grant tracking mechanism in order to effectively follow up grant activities and to determine progress. Track contractual obligations.
  • Ensure grant management procedures are followed and donor compliance requirements are met.
  • Support budget preparation, modification and reflect same on the SAP system
  • Review and ensure donor reports are coherent, accurate and submitted timely. Maintain monthly reporting compliance tracker for assigned portfolios.
  • Ensure timely set-up of grants in SAP system and monitor compliance.
  • Ensuring projects are implemented in compliance with Plan International guidelines and relevant donor regulations.
  • Maintain and update grant files (electronic and hard copy files)
  • Document and share key compliance issues with Plan International staff and partners setting ground for compliance management
  • Draft Funding Approval Document (FADs) and ensure they are fully executed.
  • Coordinate grant audit exercise and ensure no exceptions/disallowances
  • Participate in monthly BVA and coordination meetings a to review project progress with clear action points
  • Carry out income reconciliation and pre-financing tracking
  • Ensure proper close out of projects
  • Support Humanitarian and project managers to prepare annual grants budgets for the project
  • Support the assessments of partner/grantee organizations.
  • Review partner budget and provide support and guidance where necessary
  • Support in training staff and partners on donor policies, rules and regulations.
  • Conduct and document regular partner visits to ensure compliance with grant agreement.
  • Monitor partner burn rate and offer timely advice to the partner and programs team for prompt action and decision-making.
  • Monitor and track grants related performance measurement indicators to improve performance.
  • Fulfill Plan’s Child Protection Policy at all times.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
  • This role does not directly supervise any role

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • A degree in Development Studies, Business Studies, or Social Science (Master’s degree or equivalent in international affairs, development or related subject will be an added advantage).
  • At least three years of experience working in project and/or grants management
  • Experience in developing and interpreting donor budgets.
  • Experience working with multi donor projects
  • Experience with donor funding regulations, procedures and reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with close attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines and work under pressure in unstable security environments.

Desirable:

  • Good research, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Effective working with and through partners
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High proficiency in MS office tools (with excellent Microsoft Excel skills).

Application Closing Date
5th May, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


5.) Job Title: Project Coordinator – WASH & Covid-19

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Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to coordinate the Education and WASH in school as well as Covid-19 response in education sector activities in specific location(s) in Maiduguri- Borno State, Yola- Adamwa State and Damaturu, Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate the WASH in school as well as Coivd-19 response in education projects focusing on WASH activities in target schools as well as Covid-19 Education response in target schools.
  • The project coordinator will implement project activities, document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response for education interventions of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building, WASH in school activities and Covid-19 response in the Northeast of Nigeria.
  • The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the EiE Specialist, EiE Officer and the Field Team:

  • Coordinate the implementation of WASH in schools and Covid-19 response projects funded by P & G and Education Cannot Wait.
  • Support the EIE Specialist in implementation of project activities like assessments, teachers training, identification of schools, beneficiaries and implement interventions specifically WASH in schools and Covid-19 response in education as per project design
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the two projects
  • With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.  
  • Support schools’ assessment on WASH in schools and Covid-19 response activities in Education sector in the North East Nigeria
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency and Covid -19 crises  
  • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 3 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required.
  • Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s hygiene practices and learning outputs based on Covid-19 response activities, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities on Covid-19 activities – including conducting an education specific 5Ws.
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in school WASH activities in schools and education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the two projects design.
  • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and use EIE as well as WASH best practices.
  • Provide regular updates to Education Specialist and the Emergency Response Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
  • Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the EiE Specialist.
  • Support the implementation of, and represent Plan International in WASH as well as Covid-19 education sector coordination mechanisms.
  • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Education in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience in project management of education/WASH projects and at least 2 years in Emergency response
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, WASH, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence

Desirable:

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  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Ability to read and write in both English and Hausa languages appropriately.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of operations and with stakeholders
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
  • Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
  • Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
  • Very strong commitment to continuous learning.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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6.) Job Title: Project Officer – WASH

Location: LG in Mafa & Kaga, BO, NG

Role Purpose

  • The project officer is responsible for running and supervising safe drinking water and hygiene promotion project at all stages of the project management cycle. He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the project objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints.
  • The position holder will ensure the overall success of the program by making sure the safe water drinking and hygiene team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations; and that the project is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.
  • Further objectives for the project officer concern the capacity building and mentoring of Adhoc project staff; humanitarian needs identification through monitoring of the evolving situation; context analysis to contribute to the development of future programs; and internal coordination to reinforce plan international’s integrated approach. Depending on the size and organizational structure of the mission, the project officer reports to project Coordinator.

Dimension of Role

  • To contribute to project principal objective of improving health and wellbeing of beneficiary community through improving access to safe drinking water and hygiene promotion, and impacting good behaviour change in hygiene practices in Kaga and Mafa LGAs, Borno state. To supervise Water purification chemical and hygiene kits distribute and help facilitate in formation and training of project Adhoc staff and community base volunteer with a view of improving accessibility to safe drinking water, and enhancing hygiene and sanitation practices in the project area.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the safe Water drinking and Hygiene promotion Project as per donor guidelines and Plan International Guideline/policy
  • Develop project work plan, procurement plan, spending plan, and others related activities plan as per project and organization standards.
  • Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization of community on Water, sanitation and Hygiene promotion activities under the project.
  • Identify, register the beneficiaries for water purification chemical and hygiene kits distribution in the selected community in Kaga and Mafa LGAs in Borno state.
  • Distribute water treatment chemical and hygiene kit to the beneficiaries
  • Follow up, inspect and ensure project material are delivered as per specified measurements at field level in timely way, and make follow with your supervisor those not delivered as per requisition.
  • Under take training of community hygiene promoters and community volunteers.
  • Liaise with beneficiary, community and local authorities in the selection of beneficiaries as per requirement of the project design.
  • Represent the organization and actively participate in LGA WASH Cluster meetings, Planning and coordination meetings.
  • Prepare project documentation including monthly project reports on implementation, intermediate and final narrative reports as per donor requirements and sending them to project coordinator/specialist and other relevant team members for review/further action within set deadlines.
  • Ensure smooth and quality implementation of hygiene promotion activities e.g community mobilization and sensitization, hand washing facilities and hygiene kits distribution.
  • Support the identification, training and mobilisation of community based structures such as Water user groups/Water Management Committees and enable them to effectively undertake confidently community engagement processes, hygiene promotion outreach and mobilisation activities in IDPs settlements and host communities.
  • Recruit, train, and manage health workers and community based incentive workers.
  • Ensure that all planning processes and bill of quantities are in line with budget
  • Coordinate with health and Nutrition Implementing Partners and collect regular epidemiological data that help to take appropriate action.
  • Liaison with plan International Grants division in tracking project expenditure, reviewing financial reports, and addressing queries related to expenditure in timely manager.
  • Contribute to monthly reports for WASH cluster attention.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Bachelor is Degree, preferably in a discipline such as Public Health, Nursing, Environmental Health, Health Education and Promotion, or any other discipline relevant to development.
  • Previous experience in a related position for at least 2 years, including managing WASH , health and nutrition project.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa and other local language
  • Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.
  • Applicants from Borno State are encouraged to apply.

Desirable:

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  • Experience in working “safe drinking water and hygiene promotion” projects is preferable.
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver PLAN’s strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Facilitate the development and scheduling of volunteer outreach activities.

Application Closing Date
29th April, 2020.

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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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