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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: Food Distribution Assistant

Location: Pulka-Gwoza, Borno
Slot: 4 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The food distribution assistant is responsible to assist the distribution of food rations in compliance with Plan International Nigeria and UNWFP policies for an effective and smooth running general food distribution program.
  • The food distribution assistant will work under the direction of the food distribution officer and will collaborate closely with other project staff employees within the commodity department.

Dimension of Role

  • The food distribution assistant is responsible assisting distribution of food commodities on the field according to the methodologies and guidelines provided by Plan International. Distribution assistant will be part of a distribution team responsible for ensuring a smooth and clear distribution process, from enrolment to disbursement.
  • They are responsible for monitoring beneficiaries’ enrolment, verifying their identity card. During disbursement, they will be responsible for monitoring the process together with Community Mobilizers. This will include spot-checks on beneficiaries’ identification.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • To assist the Distribution Officer to arrange, organize and attend distributions and provide prepare post – distribution reports
  • To assist the Distribution Officer to organize and arrange distributions according to SOP defined by PLAN
  • To assist Distribution Officer in the distribution of commodities to eligible beneficiaries by strictly following verification process and methodology and standards defined by PLAN
  • To Foresee crowd control, verification of beneficiary and receipt of entitled commodities by the beneficiary in exact amount as entitled in methodology;
  • To collect all data needed for reporting after distributions.
  • Submit accurate and detailed reports on distributions and assistance provided to beneficiary during distributions
  • Ensure that all commodities entrusted to Plan International arriving at food distribution point are properly accounted for.
  • Scrutinize all waybills for commodities arriving at the distribution points. Ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any (In the field and FDP). All observations must be recorded immediately.
  • Commodities must carefully be counted during off-loading.
  • At the distribution points, commodities must be stacked in an organized manner, by commodity type to facilitate easy distribution.
  • Take active role in the registration and verification of beneficiaries to ensure that the process is fair
  • Organize and supervise general food distributions in the field and FDPs.
  • At the food distribution points, commodities must be properly stacked on plastic sheeting
  •  Ensure that the food distribution point is properly organized and secured with ropes and crowd control measures put in place to ensure smooth distribution and flow of beneficiaries.
  • Responsible to ensure that all necessary distribution equipment’s are available at the distributions point, including forms, ropes, banners, plastic sheets, measuring devices etc.
  • Supervise loading of food that is left over after distributions. Ensure that a waybill is prepared for food to be returned to the warehouse.
  • Prepare daily distribution point visit reports and Food Monitors report. This is a MUST
  • Ensure proper completion and safe return of all tally documents and beneficiary lists to the office for safe storage.
  • Ensure proper accounting of all quantities of commodities received and distributed at each distribution point.

Project Support:

  • To assist Distribution Officer with distributions and data entry after distributions as required;
  • To assist Distribution Officer with surveying of beneficiaries and others when needed;
  • To assist Distribution Officer with data analysis and reporting when called upon;
  • To assist Distribution Officer to process data and information from field – in particular ensure quality, consistency, accuracy, truthfulness, comprehensiveness of all distribution data;
  • To assist Distribution Officer in mass information awareness campaign to inform beneficiaries on distribution related information;
  • To assist Distribution Officer in preparation of the monthly/weekly work plan schedules;
  • To prepare all other report upon request by the Distribution officer;
  • Provide with suggestions on improvement of the work process if needed.

Filing:

  • To ensure that up-to-date files, beneficiary lists are maintained, both electronically and in paper form;
  • To perform accurate filing of all processed documents, monthly consolidated filing of key project documents in the office.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition, Agriculture, International Development, Business Administration, Management and Economics or any other discipline relevant to development.
  • Previous experience in a related position for at least 1 years, including working in general Food Distribution & Nutrition projects.
  • Experience working on a UNWFP-funded projects
  • Experience in working “In-kind Distributions” projects
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.
  • Applicants from Borno State are encouraged to apply

Desirable:

  • 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

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

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator – IHA

Location: Damaturu-Yobe/Maiduguri-Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to coordinate the Education activities in specific location(s) in either (Askira-Uba, Jere, Konduga, Maiduguri) Borno State or (Damaturu, Gujba) Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate the EiE project focusing on learning outcome of pupils by implementing Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) approach and also document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the Education in Emergencies components of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building. 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 GAC-IHA project.
  • Support the EIE Specialist in assessment and project design
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the project
  • 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 assessment of Education sector in North East
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency
  • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 2 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 learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities – 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 education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the program design.
  • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and any departures documented.
  • 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 Team Leader.
  • Support the implementation of, and represent Plan International in, emergency education coordination mechanisms including any relevant cluster.
  • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant working experience Education in Emergencies
  • Experience working in emergency sector and managing Education projects
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, 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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant

Location: Pulka-Gwoza, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The food distribution assistant is responsible to assist the distribution of food rations in compliance with Plan International Nigeria and UNWFP policies for an effective and smooth running general food distribution program.
  • The food distribution assistant will work under the direction of the food distribution officer and will collaborate closely with other project staff employees within the commodity department.

Dimension of Role

  • This project designed to provide the following services in Pulka, Gwoza LGA: General Food Distribution (GFD) targeting 56,738 and Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) targeting 6,904 beneficiaries (Children 6 to 59 months: 4,854 and 2.050 Pregnant and Lactating Women).

Key Roles/Responsibilities
The Nutrition Assistant will among many other tasks perform the following:

  • Reinforce project’s activities through outreach activities using community relays and women group to:
    • Community mobilization
    • Sensitizations
    • Continuous Screening
    • Educative talk on Nutrition and hygiene and ENA
    • Cooking demonstrations
    • Distribution of nutritional products
    • Referral of MAS to relevant structures
    • Monitoring of ex MAS cases
    • Home visits to verify the preparation, storage and use of nutritional products.
    • Verify cases of non-respondent to the treatment
    • General monitoring of project activities
    • Liaise with the District Supervisor, Project Coordinator to ensure the quality and federation of nutrition actions within the districts;
    • Ensure that the Community Animators have a well mastery of the anthropometric measurements and equipped   to screen malnutrition
    • Ensure proper and effective Distribution of Foodstuffs to patients
    • Oversee the post-distribution processes and prepare the next distribution
    • Collects and consolidates reports for chief relays
    • Organize regular jointed meeting with stakeholders to be able to exchange vital information on the project.
  • Reinforce capacity of existing community relays in his/her zone of intervention
  • Involve as much as possible the representative of the Ministry of health in all projects activities.
  • Create good collaboration channel with all stockholders.
  • Reinforce the link between MAS, MAM and BSF programs.
  • Ensure the appropriation of the project through capacity enhancement of local dialogue structures.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Essential:

  • At least SSCE/NECO is required
  • Previous experience in a related position for at least 1 years, including working under Nutrition projects.
  • Experience working on a UNWFP-funded projects
  • Experience in working in deep field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.
  • Applicants must be community based (Pulka, Gwoza)

Desirable:

  • 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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Supporting the Africa Led Movement to End FGM – Advocacy Lead

Location: Nigeria
Reports to: Country Director
Type of Role: 5-year fixed term contract (contingent on proposal award)

The Opportunity
Plan International seeks an outstanding Advocacy Lead [Contingent on proposal award] to lead the Consortium’s influencing work, positioning it as a reliable partner for FGM issues at international level and building the movement to eliminate FGM in Africa as part of the anticipated Supporting the Africa Led Movement to End FGM Programme across 6 countries (Kenya, Somaliland/ Somalia, Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali) with an expected budget of approximately £35 million over five years. Advocacy Lead will provide advice and capacity building support to Country Offices, and Consortium partners (networks and organisations) at multiple levels, with a particular focus on youth-led and women-led organisations, to strengthen their organisational and activism capacities; to enable their active participation in campaigning; and to increase their leadership on FGM.

The project will focus on accelerating the pace of change to end FGM and achieving results at scale. The programme looks at achieving change at scale in the chosen countries, but also reinforcing this with a more global approach to grassroots networks and campaigns/advocacy. The programme will deliver community-level projects to end FGM by changing attitudes and behaviours towards harmful practices, empowering communities to protect the safety, rights and choices of women and girls.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake in-depth power and policy analysis of the structures, systems and networks in participating countries, regional and international levels to identify key influencers and key opportunities for changes in law, policy, budget and behaviour that will drive the achievement of the strategic goals and objectives set by the consortium, in close consultation with the component 2 lead within the UN Joint Programme
  • Collaborate with media and campaigns lead within the consortium to agree key campaigning and advocacy targets and approaches and messages
  • Lead and manage the design and implementation of an FGM Influencing Strategy, in coordination with staff and partners, by taking an integrated approach to influencing. Review and update the Influencing Strategy as appropriate in response to the evolving context
  • Ensure strong linkages with the Programmes and Monitoring, Evaluations and Research (MER) staff so that advocacy and policy approaches are based in evidence, well monitored, and adapted based on assessment
  • Identify and build strategic partnerships and engagement to advocate and negotiate with diverse, relevant external actors’ such as organisations, networks, political contacts, technical experts, civil society, and other key stakeholders to further the delivery of the FGM influencing agenda and build a stronger movement
  • Making use of policy analysis and to support its recommendations, lead on the establishment and maintenance of dialogue with key decision-makers within government and other relevant institutions such as ECOWAS/ regional bodies, African Union etc.
  • Lead the development of Influencing tools such as briefings and key messages; guidelines; training modules; and awareness raising material/communications in collaboration with the COs, Influencing focal points and local implementing partners for a variety of stakeholders.
  • Facilitate the sharing of best practice, case studies and learning from other experiences, including the design and delivery of conferences, workshops and other events.
  • Work with Country Offices, Regional Offices, National Offices and Global Headquarters to strengthen and support influencing on FGM, collaborating on region-wide and global initiatives.
  • Provide Influencing advice across the consortium during programme design/co-creation phase and implementation to support the successful integration of Influencing into operations.
  • Coordinate collective action efforts across the participating countries, including supporting and building CO capacity, and connecting national level initiatives to regional/global opportunities and spaces such as Day of the Girl, ECOWAS/ regional bodies, African Union, Women Deliver etc.
  • Provide support and capacity building to country Influencing focal points/programme teams to deliver influencing training with staff and partners
  • Coordinate with Safeguarding Advisor to ensure that safeguarding risk identification and management strategies are developed for sensitive activities
  • Engage and collaborate with activists, regional children and youth/girl-led movements to mutualise resources and capacities to influence the state of girls in the region.
  • Coordinate the youth-led advocacy programme: Working with COs, build the capacity of local partners, especially youth- led organisations on advocacy and influencing and support the development of advocacy action plans
  • Design and implement training sessions for young people and girls on leadership and as well as seeking influencing opportunities in line with their priorities
  • Participate in relevant networks and coordination meetings and contribute to or lead advocacy activities within working groups where relevant. Build linkages between FGM advocacy work and Plan’s broader advocacy work to extend FGM messaging.
  • Monitor and report on Consortium progress in influencing and its contribution to change making.

The Person
In order to succeed in the challenging and varied role, you will have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated experience in using with success key influencing strategies such as advocacy, lobbying, movement building, or policy development
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and engaging with external power holders, for example ministers, officials, parliamentarians, high level positions in various media outlets, public figures, human rights activists
  • Preferably experience in influencing on FGM or related issues such as gender equality, harmful practices, VAWG
  • Familiar with key international human rights frameworks and their relevance for change actions and opinions of power holders and social behaviour.
  • Experience of working directly with children and youth in participatory ways to develop youth-led influencing strategies and campaigns for change including experience of developing and delivering advocacy strategies and/or campaigns preferably with a gender equality or girl-led focus an advantage
  • Practical knowledge and competence of in identifying risks and mitigation processes that are associated with youth influencing – understanding of youth safeguarding and child rights, current issues and best practice including protection issues associated with campaigning and advocacy including digital safety
  • Experience of policy processes affecting the realisation of gender equality and inclusion and engaging in key mechanisms to shape the agenda of governments, institutions, multi-laterals and donors.
  • Experience in carrying out power, policy and political analysis to inform strategies and projects
  • Experience in developing and delivering robust policy and advocacy strategies in development and/or humanitarian contexts, and working with policy makers, technical staff and multi-lateral institutions
  • Experience of working with coalitions and networks, building effective relationships, demonstrating leadership and exerting influence with various stakeholders through acting in an advisory capacity
  • Understanding of movements and activism approaches and trends across Africa including intersectionality with youth movements and of strategies to support cross-movement and intergenerational learning, collaboration and influencing.
  • Experience in strategic youth advocacy and activism at the local, national and/or global level
  • Good understanding of development sector and socio-cultural contexts in which Plan International operates across West and East Africa and ability to interact effectively with youth advocates and activists and adults in cross-cultural environments
  • Experience preparing young people for advocacy engagements, activities and opportunities e.g. meetings with decision-maker, speech development, key messages development, communications plans.
  • Experience in project cycle management, implementing community level social norms and FGM/HTP interventions and/ or acting as a technical advisor to such programmes an advantage
  • Experience of working with/ through partners, including building technical capacity of partner organisations
  • Experience of working in one or several of the proposed countries and strong understanding of context and contextual challenges faced by communities in the country is an advantage
  • Able to consult, gather and integrate feedback into internal and external influencing briefings and materials, such as policy briefs, campaign messages, blogs, articles, presentation, speeches
  • Strong public presentation skills and ability to represent the programme to a variety of audiences. Able to lead or coordinate delivery of internal and external policy and advocacy briefings and materials.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field, for example, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Humand Rights, or Sociology.
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of French/Arabic/local languages would be an advantage

Salary
Competitive salary and package available.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Programme Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to coordinate the Education activities in (Askira-Uba, Jere, Konduga, Maiduguri) Borno State and (Damaturu, Gujba) Yobe state respectively.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate the EiE project focusing on learning outcome of pupils by implementing education activities and also document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the Education in Emergencies components of Plan International’s emergency response.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Ensures proper stewardship of Plan Nigeria resources, and adherence to government and donor policies and regulations.
  • Work closely with the humanitarian team(EiE) for leverage to develop portfolio for education in programs.
  • Develop high quality proposals
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Supervisor
  • Participates fully in strategic planning, annual planning and budgeting and other program planning processes, and ensures that implementing partners are involved where appropriate.
  • Provides leadership and management for all direct reports and ensure the establishment of and functioning of a strong, effective and coordinated team.
  • Coordinates the management of ongoing relationships with existing partners and where relevant, leverage those relationships to greater collective impact.
  • Regularly communicates to the Education Unit on organizational priorities and key decisions.
  • Represents Plan International Nigeria with external stakeholders, by attending meetings, making presentations, and providing advice where necessary.
  • Ensures that team members and all other colleagues uphold Plan shared values in all aspects of their work, perform their duties and functions in a collaborative, effective and supportive team environment.
  • Coordinates with all other units as may be required for the support necessary to advance the work for education development.
  • Identifies best practices and incorporates new ideas for building the education program.
  • Ensures the integration of partners’ voice into program planning and the development of innovative projects.
  • Network with donors and national offices for funding opportunities for Plan International Education development programs in Plan international areas of work.
  • Ensure provision of timely and quality reports as per the requirement of the donor.
  • Ensure sufficient and efficient management of projects’ budgets.
  • Provide leadership and technical support including trainings to both Plan International and partner staff as well as the government.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields having a Master’s degree related field is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant working experience Education in Emergencies
  • 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, 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.

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

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Location: Askira-Uba, Maiduguri, Jere

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate all M&E efforts across Plan International Nigeria’s Humanitarian programmes in line with International best practices and relevant guidelines and to coordinate the operationalization of effective and appropriate systems and processes for measuring impact, learning and reporting across the organization.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates widely within Plan International Nigeria, Lake chad region and with local implementing partners. The post holder will ensure the establishment and coordination of a systematic Monitoring and evaluation system for all Plan International Nigeria’s Humanitarian projects.
  • The post holder will interface and support team leads and members and provided Humanitarian MERL coordination. The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all stakeholders.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
Programme development & Quality Management:

In collaboration with the Field Teams, Emergency Response Manager, MERL Manager, Lake chad MERL specialist, team leads and sector Specialists, the M&E Coordinator will:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of humanitarian program M&E plans to capture project performance and results, including data reporting, tool development, assessments, and all Humanitarian monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for humanitarian programs that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Ensure M&E-specific elements of staff and local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented
  • Report results of M&E activities to donors by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate
  • Provide coordination and supervision on M&E to ensure technical integrity to achieve program goal and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Project/unit heads, sector Specialists, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Coordinate evaluation/research/survey efforts, to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
  • Ensure that all project establish and maintain community feedback mechanisms
  • Lead efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping
  • Utilize the training data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning
  • Conduct targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management and analysis
  • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
  • Cultivate strategic M&E relationships and alliances, and represent M&E activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Ensure relevant data is entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyses, and disseminate project data
  • Ensure teams are meeting up with reporting deadlines
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project team
  • Supervise humanitarian MERL staff (MERL officers and data management officers) across different projects
  • 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:

  • Bachelors’ degree and 5 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large multi-year international development programs, with a robust M&E component. Master’s degree is preferred.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, research, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple counterparts in private, public and NGO sectors.
  • Strong understanding of M&E, policy and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including excellent facilitation skills and demonstrated technical writing skills for publication.
  • Strong PM&E knowledge and skills
  • Skills in digital data collection and management
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel both within and outside the country

Desirable:

  • 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

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

Deadline: 31st October, 2019.

Note: Plan International Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities. Plan International Nigeria is fully committed to child protection to prevent children from all forms of abuse. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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