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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

Project Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of the project. He/she will be responsible for project operational matters, meaningful engagement with key stakeholders and government sectors as well as grassroots informal and community-based structures including iddirs, mahiber, religious leaders, volunteer youth -led associations and clubs to enhance the project’s outreach, sustainability and intended impact. The PM will set mechanisms established under this project as well as that ensure evidence generated as a result of the project has the potential to scale and influence broader SGBV and SRHR strategies, guidelines, standards and tools The Project Manager will provide overall management, of project resources, quality delivery, monitoring and regular update and reporting of the implementation and regular monitoring support to the local and regional stakeholders and signatories.  In collaboration with and technical support from the Thematic Sector leads and NNO project focal, the PM will have the oversight over the project budget which is managed by Plan Ethiopia, including the two program areas (Amhara and Tigray). The role includes the representation of the project at internal and external meetings, collaboration with different structures of Government of Ethiopia, GBV AOR and health cluster, SRHR TWGs (GH, MEESA, Ethiopia), Plan Norway and other relevant networks, private sector and CBOs.

The Individual

  • Education Master’s degree preferably in public health, SRH, project management, development studies, Sociology, Social Work, or related fields.
  • At least 7+ Years of demonstrated success / experience in managing SRHR and SGBV  and protection from violence projects targeted on adolescents and boys, particularly girls and young women affected by humanitarian crisis
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a multi-region SGBV and SRHR project/s, multi-disciplinary team including working with government sectors, health facilities, community based structures, partners.
  • Experience in collaboration and partnerships with government sector at various levels, CSOs, private sector in the context of SRHR, SGBV and protection from violence.

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Ensures that the team members under supervision are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day-to-day work.
  • Ensures that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: Addis Ababa, Country Office

Type of Role: SGBV and SRHR Project

Reports to: Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response 

Grade: D2

Closing Date: June 15, 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. 

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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

Project Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of the project. He/she will be responsible for project operational matters, meaningful engagement with key stakeholders and government sectors as well as grassroots informal and community-based structures including iddirs, mahiber, religious leaders, volunteer youth -led associations and clubs to enhance the project’s outreach, sustainability and intended impact. The PM will set mechanisms established under this project as well as that ensure evidence generated as a result of the project has the potential to scale and influence broader SGBV and SRHR strategies, guidelines, standards and tools The Project Manager will provide overall management, of project resources, quality delivery, monitoring and regular update and reporting of the implementation and regular monitoring support to the local and regional stakeholders and signatories.  In collaboration with and technical support from the Thematic Sector leads and NNO project focal, the PM will have the oversight over the project budget which is managed by Plan Ethiopia, including the two program areas (Amhara and Tigray). The role includes the representation of the project at internal and external meetings, collaboration with different structures of Government of Ethiopia, GBV AOR and health cluster, SRHR TWGs (GH, MEESA, Ethiopia), Plan Norway and other relevant networks, private sector and CBOs.

The Individual

  • Education Master’s degree preferably in public health, SRH, project management, development studies, Sociology, Social Work, or related fields.
  • At least 7+ Years of demonstrated success / experience in managing SRHR and SGBV  and protection from violence projects targeted on adolescents and boys, particularly girls and young women affected by humanitarian crisis
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a multi-region SGBV and SRHR project/s, multi-disciplinary team including working with government sectors, health facilities, community based structures, partners.
  • Experience in collaboration and partnerships with government sector at various levels, CSOs, private sector in the context of SRHR, SGBV and protection from violence.

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Ensures that the team members under supervision are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day-to-day work.
  • Ensures that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: Addis Ababa, Country Office

Type of Role: SGBV and SRHR Project

Reports to: Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response 

Grade: D2

Closing Date: June 15, 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. 

2024-06-16

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