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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The opportunity

The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate and manage CP/GBV projects entitled “Enhancing protection from violence and abuse for girls and vulnerable young women across the Borno and Yobe states, Northeast Nigeria” in line with international best practices, sectoral standards and relevant guidelines. The post holder is expected to have strong GBV and CP background and knowledge.

About You

We are looking for applicant with a university degree, preferably an MSc degree in development studies, social studies, project management, or related fields

The candidate should possess at least 4 years relevant work experience in humanitarian response and managing of protection projects in an INGO setting. He/she should demonstrate understanding of the skills necessary to work with children and adolescents particularly vulnerable children, ability to solve problems, think and plan strategically, and communicate with key actors in a dynamic and unpredictable operating environment. Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, research and conducting participatory, community-led assessment.

Ability to communicate fluently in English language and the local dialects, Kanuri and or Hausa will be an added advantage.

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.

Location: Borno and Yobe

Type of Role: Fixed Term

Closing Date:15th March, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

This role is contingent upon the confirmation of funding for this project.

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Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children.It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and awareness in their individual countries.

The organisation puts an emphasis on communities working together in order to address the needs of children around the world. The NGO focuses on child participation, education, economic security, emergencies, health, protection, sexual health (including HIV), and water and sanitation. It provides training in disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and has worked on relief efforts in countries including Haiti, Colombia and Japan.

Plan International also sponsors the Because I Am a Girl campaign, which has published many stories focusing on the struggle of young women in the developing world.

Plan International was founded during the Spanish Civil War by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and aid worker Eric Muggeridge. When they witnessed the conflict change the lives of children, they founded ‘Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain’, which would later change its name to Plan International. Set up in 1937, the organisation provided food, shelter and clothing to children whose lives had been destroyed by the war.

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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The opportunity

The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate and manage CP/GBV projects entitled “Enhancing protection from violence and abuse for girls and vulnerable young women across the Borno and Yobe states, Northeast Nigeria” in line with international best practices, sectoral standards and relevant guidelines. The post holder is expected to have strong GBV and CP background and knowledge.

About You

We are looking for applicant with a university degree, preferably an MSc degree in development studies, social studies, project management, or related fields

The candidate should possess at least 4 years relevant work experience in humanitarian response and managing of protection projects in an INGO setting. He/she should demonstrate understanding of the skills necessary to work with children and adolescents particularly vulnerable children, ability to solve problems, think and plan strategically, and communicate with key actors in a dynamic and unpredictable operating environment. Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, research and conducting participatory, community-led assessment.

Ability to communicate fluently in English language and the local dialects, Kanuri and or Hausa will be an added advantage.

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.

Location: Borno and Yobe

Type of Role: Fixed Term

Closing Date:15th March, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

This role is contingent upon the confirmation of funding for this project.

2024-04-16

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