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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 position below:

Job Title: CSOs Capacity Development Expert – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Project Summary

  • We have been implementing projects, carrying out research and influencing policy and practice for over 75 years. We are present in over 70 countries. Plan is currently carrying out research and programmes with communities, CSOs, research and implementation partners and governments to contribute to the eradication of modern day slavery and human trafficking in West Africa and in key hot spots globally.
  • We are calling for CSOs Capacity Development Experts for our database for a consultancy contract. We will be looking to draw-down from this database early summer 2019 for deployment on a multi-year DFID programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthening organisational/operational capacity of partner CSOs in Southern Nigeria
  • Strengthening technical capacity of partner CSOs to prevent human trafficking from Southern Nigeria
  • Providing technical support to CSOs on issues related to implementation and strategic design
  • Coordinating programme activities related to CSOs
  • Supporting the work of the Fund Manager to ensure smooth fund management
  • Working closely with all members of the implementation team to support cross learning and ensure the successful implementation of the whole programme

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or International Development or related subject
  • Master’s in Human Trafficking, Migration and Organised Crime or the Study of Modern Slavery or a related subject
  • Desirable experiences and qualifications
  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO’s and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria.

Required Experience:

  • 10 years’ experience working on development programmes aimed at building the capacity of CSOs
  • 5 years’ work experience in development programmes of a similar nature such as modern slavery, child labour, migration, human trafficking etc
  • Proven track of involvement in DFID-funded projects in a CSO capacity-building role
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region with established contacts in relevant CSOs
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Expert – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Job Summary

  • We have been implementing projects, carrying out research and influencing policy and practice for over 75 years. We are present in over 70 countries. Plan is currently carrying out research and programmes with communities, CSOs, research and implementation partners and governments to contribute to the eradication of modern day slavery and human trafficking in West Africa and in key hot spots globally.
  • We are calling for Monitoring and Evaluation Experts for our database for a consultancy contract. We will be looking to draw-down from this database early summer 2019 for deployment on a multi-year DFID programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework for a human trafficking prevention programme in Southern Nigeria
  • Develop key performance indicators to monitor progress towards the programmatic outputs
  • Manage a team of M&E staff to undertake monitoring visits to CSOs and develop reports on their progress
  • Work with the other key technical team members to flag any areas of concern and suggest new ways of working to counter these
  • Work closely with the child protection and gender expert to ensure programmatic actives continue with a do no harm approach
  • Develop monitoring tools that can be used by CSOs to enable them to self-assess their progress against their goals

Job Requirements
Required experience:

  • 10 years’ experience as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Expert working on technical assistance programmes
  • 5 years’ experience as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Expert for related projects in West Africa
  • Previous experience of managing a team of key technical staff across a consortium
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or International Development or related subject
  • Master’s in international development (or a related subject) with a strong emphasis on Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Desirable experiences and qualifications
  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO’s and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria.
Job Title: Project Management Expert (in Human Trafficking Prevention) – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Project Summary

  • We have been implementing projects, carrying out research and influencing policy and practice for over 75 years. We are present in over 70 countries. Plan is currently carrying out research and programmes with communities, CSOs, research and implementation partners and governments to contribute to the eradication of modern day slavery and human trafficking in West Africa and in key hot spots globally.
  • We are calling for Project Management Experts in human trafficking prevention for our database for a consultancy contract. We will be looking to draw-down from this database early summer 2019 for deployment on a multi-year DFID programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead project manager for a complex programme on human trafficking prevention
  • Oversight of all consortium management, key technical experts and all consortium members
  • Manage, monitor and report on programme delivery
  • Lead for establishing and maintaining strong donor relations
  • Support the monitoring, evaluation and learning team to monitor the progress of the programme against key KPIs and indicators
  • Strategic input into the Theory of Change and workplan to deliver against the ToRs

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or International Development or related subject
  • Master’s in international development (or a related subject)
  • Desirable experiences and qualifications
  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO’s and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria.

Required Experience:

  • 10 years’ experience as project manager for large and complex programmes
  • 5 years’ experience on Human Trafficking related projects
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery
Job Title: Child Protection and Gender Expert – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Job Summary

  • We have been implementing projects, carrying out research and influencing policy and practice for over 75 years. We are present in over 70 countries. Plan is currently carrying out research and programmes with communities, CSOs, research and implementation partners and governments to contribute to the eradication of modern day slavery and human trafficking in West Africa and in key hot spots globally.
  • We are calling for Child Protection and Gender Experts for our database for a consultancy contract. We will be looking to draw-down from this database early summer 2019 for deployment on a multi-year DFID programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • The technical lead for child protection and gender across all components of the programme
  • Providing technical support on child protection and gender to the Team Lead and consortium partners to ensure that the needs of children are well catered for throughout programme implementation
  • Defining and implementing appropriate methodologies to support gender transformation and greater equity for girls and women within the context of programming to prevent human trafficking
  • Defining and implementing appropriate methodologies to enable child protection to be integrated across all components and programme activities
  • Supporting the monitoring, evaluation and learning team to monitor impact on issues of child protection and adjusting approaches as needed throughout the project cycle
  • Developing and managing the programme’s internal child safeguarding policies and processes.

Job Requirements
Required experience:

  • 10 years’ experience as a Child Protection and Gender Expert working on technical assistance or international development programmes
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development or related subject
  • Master’s in international development (or a related subject) with a strong emphasis on Child Protection and Gender
  • Desirable experiences and qualifications
  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO’s and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria
Job Title: Fund Manager Expert – West Africa

Location: Nigeria

Project Summary

  • We have been implementing projects, carrying out research and influencing policy and practice for over 75 years. We are present in over 70 countries. Plan is currently carrying out research and programmes with communities, CSOs, research and implementation partners and governments to contribute to the eradication of modern day slavery and human trafficking in West Africa and in key hot spots globally.
  • We are calling for Fund Manager Experts for our database for a consultancy contract. We will be looking to draw-down from this database early summer 2019 for deployment on a multi-year DFID programme

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of the fund management system, policies and procedures
  • Lead the coordination and disbursement of funds to CSOs in Southern Nigeria
  • Manage the team of CSO technical support staff to directly engage with and build the capacity of CSOs
  • Provide strategic oversight of the fund management, including but not limited to; disbursement schedules, CSO compliance, quarterly reports to the donor, escalation of any issues or concerns
  • Lead in writing selection criteria of the CSOs to receive grants with a technical expert and support the selection panel
  • Support in the monitoring of programme delivery against key milestones and programmatic outputs
  • Work closely with the consortium members to ensure the programmatic delivery is to schedule and budget

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or International Development or related subject
  • Master’s in international development (or a related subject) with a strong emphasis on Finance and Accounting

Required Experience:

  • 10 years’ experience as a Fund Manager Expert working on technical assistance programmes
  • 5 years’ experience as a Fund Manager Expert for related projects in West Africa
  • Proven expertise in fund management of CSOs
  • Previous experience of managing a team of key technical staff across a consortium
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery

Desirable experiences and qualifications:

  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO’s and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria.
Deadline: 17th April, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: programmeresourcing@plan-uk.org Please include your salary expectations/ daily fee rate in your application.

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