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Ongoing Recruitment at Plan International, 18th December, 2019

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: Logistics Assistant

Location: Pulka LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and logistical support for the new livelihood project in Borno state in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.

Dimension of Role

  • The post holder will contribute to the effective administration and logistics coordination in Pulka offices in Borno state, ensuring the interface between operations and programme team members.
  • The post holder will support development of Plan Internationals implementing partners and staff capacity building. The post holder will supervise the driver.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day support to staff in general office operations and identify future needs.
  • Ensure timely welcome services, hotel and flights bookings and other support services for staff and visitors.
  • Coordinate and management movement register for all staff and visitors in the Borno office
  • Effective management of the office operations
  • Prepare and file documents for signature and/or action, as necessary and ensure that that proper filing systems are in place for the office.
  • Coordinates the planning and organization of meetings and workshops.
  • Ensure that vehicles and all equipment are in good conditions and liaise with the Field office coordinator and Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor about necessary repairs and improvements as necessary
  • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment and machinery to ensure that staff works effectively without any disruptions.
  • Ensures that the SAP system is used to capture all necessary activities as required.
  • Establish and maintain a well-functioning logistics support operation for the office – effective coordination and use of vehicles
  • Coordinate logistics and procurement operations – Selection of vendors/suppliers
  • Prepares and maintain records of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors and arranges transportation and forwarding services for all orders to ensure delivery on schedule
  • Prepare reports on personnel and material movement and ensure that reporting requirements are fulfilled in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with Plan International logistics standards and regulations
  • Ensure appropriate request for quotation is placed and correct quotations received for processing
  • Responsible for purchase order creation and maintenance in SAP
  • Store and ware house Management using specified software
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Field Coordinator and other dotted line management.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Knowledge:

  • Ordinary National Diploma or higher degree in Business / Public Administration or related field.
  • At least 2 – 4 years of experience working in administration and logistics generalist role in an INGO setting.
  • Experience in use of SAP
  • Fluency in English and Hausa with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
  • Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
  • Demonstrable experience in office management and staff coordination.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multicultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to provide procurement support for the new livelihood project in Borno state in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.

Dimension of Role

  • The post holder will contribute to the effective procurement coordination in Maiduguri offices in Borno state, ensuring the interface between operations and programme team members.
  • The post holder will support development of Plan Internationals implementing partners and staff capacity building.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day support to staff in general office operations and identify future needs.
  • Ensure timely welcome services, hotel and flights bookings and other support services for staff and visitors.
  • Coordinate and management movement register for all staff and visitors in the Borno office
  • Effective management of the office operations
  • Prepare and file documents for signature and/or action, as necessary and ensure that that proper filing systems are in place for the office.
  • Coordinates the planning and organization of meetings and workshops.
  • Ensure that vehicles and all equipment are in good conditions and liaise with the Field office coordinator and Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor about necessary repairs and improvements as necessary
  • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment and machinery to ensure that staff works effectively without any disruptions.
  • Ensures that the SAP system is used to capture all necessary activities as required.
  • Establish and maintain a well-functioning logistics support operation for the office – effective coordination and use of vehicles
  • Coordinate logistics and procurement operations – Selection of vendors/suppliers
  • Prepares and maintain records of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors and arranges transportation and forwarding services for all orders to ensure delivery on schedule
  • Prepare reports on personnel and material movement and ensure that reporting requirements are fulfilled in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with Plan International logistics standards and regulations
  • Ensure appropriate request for quotation is placed and correct quotations received for processing
  • Responsible for purchase order creation and maintenance in SAP
  • Store Management using specified software
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Logistics specialist and Field Coordinator and other dotted line management.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Knowledge:

  • A degree in Business/Public Administration or related field.
  • At least 2 -4 years of experience working in administration and logistics generalist role in an INGO setting
  • Experience in use of SAP
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
  • Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
  • Demonstrable experience in office management and staff coordination.
  • Ability to speak Hausa language will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multicultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

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

 

Job Title: Gender and Protection Assistant

Location: Pulka – Gwoza LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • This position is responsible for mainstreaming protection issues into project activities in close collaboration with livelihood and GFD team in Pulka.
  • The post holder will support the implementation of the community mobilization and assets creation and maintenance as well food distribution activities in the community in accordance with Plan International’s Protection activities in Emergencies response in North East Nigeria.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates with the project coordinator, with Plan International and with WFP Cooperating Partner Agencies.
  • The post holder will support project team to mainstream inter-agency guidelines and the minimum standards for gender and child protection in humanitarian actions.
  • The post holder will interface and support project team members to coordinate protection issues and concern during field level activities.
  • The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all staff, partners and other stakeholders.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Field Team and sector Specialist, the Gender and protection assistant will:

  • To ensure that target women and children with protection concern accessing livelihood services are identified and receive support by ensuring standard tools and procedures are in place and adhered to by team members to protect them from being harmed.
  • To mainstream, manage, provide training and technical support to, and build the capacity of the full project team.
  • To coordinate with other child protection agencies at the facilities to ensure that protection issues are addressed regularly and on time.
  • Responsible for mainstreaming protection in all activities
  • Regularly check out for gender inclusion status of the project and advise the coordinator on measures to take.
  • Perform gender assessment in collaboration with country office gender and inclusion manager.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ordinary National Diploma, higher degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Art, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Human Rights or related degree desired
  • At least 1- year post- graduation experience in implementing Protection programs, preferable social work or legal assistance, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Prior experience providing services to children and women at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and child-friendly counselling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways.
  • Previous experience working with a team in a cross-cultural setting.

Technical skills:

  • Provide technical leadership to project team in accordance with best practice and Plan policies, including its gender sensitive and child-centered community-based approach.
  • Ensure that referral information management systems are in place for appropriate identification, responses and follow-up for PLW and Children at risk of violence, abuse exploitation and neglect at service delivery access points.
  • Ensure regular communication with Project Manager and Gender and Protection officer to integrate appropriate child protection in emergencies priorities in project service delivery.
  • Collaborate with other project staff to ensure referrals to other services such as psychosocial support, Mental health and education/livelihoods interventions.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the skills necessary to work with PLW and children.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, think and plan strategically, and communicate with key actors in a dynamic and unpredictable operating environment.
  • Excellent community mobilization skills.
  • Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, research and conducting participatory, community-led assessments.
  • Knowledge of Sphere and established international child protection/GBV standards, methodology and tools.
  • Knowledge of community mobilization and facilitation techniques.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Ability and willingness to work in a participatory manner with a diverse range of client communities.
  • Personal qualities: Team player, clear communicator, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well under minimal supervision, and a commitment to child rights and gender equality.
  • Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa languages; and knowledge of other local language strongly desired.

 

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

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is to support the implementation of the Project in the context of north-eastern Nigeria.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate information on project implementation and ensure that monitoring and evaluation are in line with specific project FAD/donor requirements.
  • The role’s support is to achieve accountability, transparency and programme quality in project locations. The post holder is to ensure that project activities are in line with the Logical Framework and relevant guidelines.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates with the M&E coordinator and across Plan International, with Donor and field level implementing partners. The post holder will support the establishment of a systematic Monitoring and Evaluation system.
  • The post holder will interface and support programme team members and programme coordination. The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all staff, partners and other stakeholders.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Field Team, M&E coordinator and other relevant staff, the M&E officer will:

  • Support the development and implementation of program M&E plans to capture project performance and results, including data reporting, assessments, and all monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Support the development of data flow pattern for project that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Support to ensure that M&E-specific elements of local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented
  • Report results of M&E activities by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate.
  • Provide leadership at project location level on M&E to ensure the program technical integrity to achieve program goal and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Field based team, sector Specialists and the M&E Manager, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting system.
  • Lead efforts at project location to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making.
  • 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.
  • Support 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 sectors relationships and networks, and act as co-representative of the livelihood and cash sector in FSSWG, ERLWG and CWG meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Support to ensure that relevant data (5Ws, 3Ws, sitrep and related MIS data) are entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyse, and disseminate project data and share with focal person monthly.
  • Collect and authenticate all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) for delivery of livelihood intervention services;
  • Support field level partners staff, community based project planning (CBPPC) committee and enumerators in designing, developing and deploying tools for community based selection criteria for the selection of beneficiaries.
  • Lead in the conduct of emergency assessments, field level Market price, cash/in-kind distribution and post distribution monitoring, data collection, analysis and reporting of results.
  • Facilitate M&E capacity-building activities with project staff and implementing partners.

Qualifications and Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 1- year of work experience in monitoring and evaluating humanitarian emergency response programs, with an organisation with a robust M&E component.
  • Prior experience with Plan International or local partner organization is preferred.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Knowledge:

  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, research, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong management, 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.
  • Familiarity with M&E for cash-based transfer, nutrition and protection projects
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international 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 analyse data using one or more statistical software packages
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages (Excel/Word document)
  • Ability to travel nationally.

Behaviours:

  • Creates a strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of the team 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.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organisational 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: Livelihood Officer – Crop

Location: Pulka, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Officer in agronomy and food production for the WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state.
  • The officer will be in charge of crop production aspect of the project and all that is related to plant, crop, environmental management and marketing of farm produce.

Dimension of Role

  • The Livelihood officer-crop will be responsible for the kitchen garden intervention of the project, grassing of Pulka dam and other plant related aspects of the project.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for crop production
  • Supervise the NFI on crop production
  • Train the beneficiaries on crop production and water storage
  • Collate all data on the crop production
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into agricultural development and share with the project coordinator
  • Supervise the Livelihood assistants that work on crop production
  • Report all areas of crop production to the project coordinators and link up with livelihood specialist through the coordinator for any support.
  • Design the techniques of improving project delivery on crop production.
  • Develop the capacity of the team on crop production.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Follow up a local value chain on crop production especially vegetable production in Pulka and environment and see how the project beneficiary will benefit from it.
  • Support market development on crop production of the beneficiaries in the target area.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood coordinators or his/her delegate.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Technical Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Agronomy, Agriculture with specialisation in crop science
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Good knowledge of kitchen garden, water harvesting, seed management, pest control and post harvesting management of crops.
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training on relevant crop production.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

Behaviours:

  • Commitment and adherence to humanitarian values and standards
  • Focussed and striving for the delivery of programme
  • Cross-culturally agile
  • Aware of own strengths, weaknesses and pro-active in using feedback and self-development
  • Aware of impact on others and uses impact to create positive climate at work
  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan International’s core values and humanitarian principles
  • Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
  • Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive under pressure.
  • Preparedness to live and work in uncertain security environments.
  • Experience working in conflict or emergency-affected areas (or other situations where insecurity and corruption can be big issues)

 

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

 

Job Title: Head of Emergency Response Programme, Nigeria

Location: Based in Maiduguri, Borno
Functional Area: Programmes- Disaster Risk Management
Reports to: Country Director, with coordinating relationship with the Director of Programme Quality and Innovation
Effective Date: December
Grade: International (Un-accompanied)
Contract length: 24-month fixed term contract. This is a non-accompanied role.

Role Purpose

  • Plan International Nigeria aims to respond effectively, rapidly and at significant scale to the core humanitarian needs of children and their families affected by the Boko Haram crisis in the North Eastern Nigeria. Specifically, Plan International Nigeria aims to minimize disruption to formal and non-formal education systems and to restore formal education services; strengthen the proactive environment for children and their families including age and gender appropriate services during and after disasters; create opportunities for and build capacity of young people affected by the armed conflict to generate income and to improve their life skills; and to become recognized actor in both in linking related community based interventions to national coordination and interagency mechanisms where Plan International Nigeria will gradually take on leadership functions.
  • Therefore, the Head of Emergency Response Programmeis responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan International Nigeria emergency response Programme. Overseeing the development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan (incl. project implementation of different projects with different institutional donors and National Offices), maintaining the emergency master budget, ensure the regular development of Sitreps, representing the organisation at various clusters, working groups and towards external as well as internal (i.e Regional Office, IH, Lake Chad Basin Unit) humanitarian actors, being the overall line manager for the whole emergency response team which is spread across three locations (Abuja, Maiduguri and Mubi).

Dimensions of the Role

  • In 2009, the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram became active in the North eastern Nigeria. The insurgency scaled up in 2010 when the group started suicide attacks as well as attacks on so-called soft targets in Borno and Adamawa States in Nigeria. Since then, more than 500,000 Nigerians have fled to neighbouring countries of Niger, Cameroon and Chad, and 2.2 million were internally displaced – around 1.2 million children in Nigeria were forced to leave their homes, 50% of these children are under the age of 5. The activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group have paralyzed most business activities, deepened poverty and dislocated a huge population of people. Although the government has made some significant military gains against the group in recent time, the humanitarian situation remains deep and ravaging.
  • The Head of Emergency Response is expected to provide strategic leadership in all areas of emergency programming. He/she is responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan International Nigeria’s emergency response in Northeast of Nigeria. The Head of Emergency Response strengthens the country office’s overall capacity to be prepared for and respond to emergencies in accordance with Plan’s principles and practices.
  • The Head of Emergency Response leads and manages the emergency team and is the interface between the Emergency Team and the Country Director, the Lake Chad Program Coordinator and the Head of Programs and Business Development. He/she is the leader of the Emergency Response Team, responsible and accountable for developing, coordinating and managing all emergency activities.
  • The Head of Emergency Response has overall responsibility for the security and well-being of emergency staff. He/she is also expected to actively contribute to the delivery of Plan International Nigeria Country Strategic Plan.

Accountabilities
Assessment, Programme Design and Planning:

  • In association with the Head of Programs and Business Development, ensure emergency assessments are executed and from them; an integrated emergency response, implementation and exit strategies are developed.
  • In consultation with Technical Working Groups, support the Head of Emergency Response team, to identify key sectoral assessments to be undertaken.
  • Ensure that Plan International Members are provided with regular sitreps (approved by the Country Director) and are aware of humanitarian developments and Plan Nigeria’s response to them.
  • Develop program initiatives that focus on strengthening the Comprehensive Emergency Response Framework.
  • Coordinate the development of all project implementation plans and budgets within the framework of the agreed emergency response programme and strategy.
  • Ensure the Country Director and the Head of Programs and Business Development are kept informed about assessment progress, emergency response implementation and strategies, project plans, progress reports, and other significant developments.
  • Ensure Plan International Nigeria adheres to best international standards for emergency responses.
  • In collaboration with the Business Development Team at the Country Office, identify funding opportunities with National Offices and lead proposal development with the Technical Specialists.
  • Pro-actively network and build external relations and lead fund raising efforts and build up a portfolio of grants to finance a multiyear response plan in close coordination with the Business Development Unit.
  • Lead in the development and design of all external emergency response proposals, budgets and reports, and ensure they are completed to the highest possible standard.
  • Provide support to Lake Chad Program Unit.

Emergency Project Management and Implementation:

  • Maintain ongoing surveillance of the developing humanitarian emergency situation and adjust activities accordingly.
  • Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting and acquittal of emergency activities in accordance with PLAN DRM strategy, policies and protocols.
  • Ensure that different sectoral activities are implemented in a coordinated and cohesive manner in line with work plans and donor commitments.
  • Ensure emergency activities are carried out in accordance with the Sphere Minimum Standards and Humanitarian Charter in disaster response.
  • Strengthen linkages across all program departments to ensure a strong, coherent program approach in line with the Emergency Response and Recovery Program
  • Regularly keep National Offices informed of program progress and key humanitarian issues
  • Ensure that an overall monitoring and evaluation framework is regularly updated
  • Support the conduct of research and other empirical evidence gathering at the field approved by the Country Director.

General Management and Leadership:

  • Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, host government, bilateral and multilateral donors, and other principle stakeholders including the military where present.
  • Attend all the relevant inter-agency coordination and working groups meetings.
  • Create the conditions to ensure effective teamwork and morale; and ensure staff well-being is addressed.
  • Attend regular CMT and Emergency Response Team meetings and ensure follow up of action points.
  • Promote a productive work environment with zero tolerance for verbal or physical mis-conduct, or discrimination against other persons on the grounds of race, colour, sex or creed i.e. the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.
  • Support country-wide disaster management capacity building initiatives
  • Ensure all emergency staff are fully briefed on all aspects of security, social and cultural norms and local conditions and behaviour.
  • Recommend changes to the emergency team composition and functioning with Country Office and partners to maximise emergency programme quality and effectiveness.
  • Conduct performance appraisals of emergency staff as required, ensure regular feedback and mentoring on individual performance.
  • Ensure the Country Director, Head of Programs and Business Development, and Lake Chad Program Coordinator are kept informed about assessment progress, emergency response implementation and strategies, project plans, progress reports, and other significant developments.

Administration and Finance:

  • Ensure with the Deputy Head of Emergency Response (responsible for operational issues) that administrative support functions are established and maintained in accordance with Plan International administrative policies and procedures.
  • Compliance with all host country legal, contractual, labour and statutory requirements including registration in countries where Plan International has no pre-existing presence.
  • Ensure with the Head of Finance the establishment, as necessary, and maintenance of Plan International financial management and accounting systems for all emergency assessment and response activities and assets.
  • With support from the Finance and Administration Team and the Deputy Head of Emergency Response ensure that all finance policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Oversee budget preparation, setting the parameters and ensuring spends and forecast are in line with plans.
  • Coordinate mobilisation of financial resources related to emergency activities.
  • Ensure that reliable communications/information management facilities are established and maintained.
  • Ensure emergency members are familiar with usage, procedures and relevant protocols
  • Ensure with the Procurement & Logistics Manager/Officer the establishment and maintenance of a functional procurement and supply chain management system.
  • Ensure with the Deputy Head of Emergency Response and the Procurement Logistics Manager/Officer the timely and appropriate establishment of all logistics infrastructure.

Safety and Security:

  • Responsible for the security of all international and national staff when deployed on needs assessments or emergency response.
  • Oversee the security of project staff & facilities in the project areas.
  • Support the Security Focal Person in updating the standard operating procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Security Focal Person, ensure all personnel understand individual and collective responsibilities for safety and security.
  • Liaise with the Security Focal point at the CO to ensure establishment and compliance with Plan Security Guidelines and procedures; their effective application in the local context and periodically update relevant SOPs, etc.
  • Monitor the operational environment with respect to increased level of threat and advise the Country Office, staff, Plan International and the Plan International Security Officer
  • Keep the CO Head Office and other interested Plan members advised of changes and threats to the security of Plan staff, assets and operations.

Advocacy:

  • In collaboration with other partners, identify key advocacy messages relating to the emergency response issues.
  • Lead the development of key advocacy messages in collaboration with Country Office, other partners, the regional DRM unit and IH DRM Department.

Public Relations / Media / Representation:

  • Work with the CO Communications Advisor in the development of constructive working relationships with media representatives to build international and public profile and ensure positive coverage and the timely provision of situation reports and fundraising material to Plan’s International Headquarters and National Organizations.
  • Ensure all information, publicity and fundraising material recognises and respects the dignity of the affected persons.

Organisational Capacity Building:

  • Ensure the program good practices and lessons learned are shared within the organization
  • In collaboration with the HR Officer, develop capacity building plan for ER staff and lead relevant capacity building programs.

Human Resource Development

  • Ensure that human resources implications for Plan International Nigeria for both existing and anticipated emergency response are fully assessed, identified, described and communicated.
  • Support in the development and management of emergency response human resource protocols.
  • Ensure all Emergency Response personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, Plan values, the Red Cross Code of Conduct and SPHERE.
  • Conduct performance appraisals of direct reports and ensure regular feedback and mentoring on individual performance.
  • Recommend changes to the Emergency Response team composition and functioning with Country Office and partners to maximise emergency programme quality and effectiveness.
  • Build the capacity of the humanitarian field team on humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ensure that the HR Database is regularly updated to monitor salary expenditure and contract end dates.
  • In liaison with the HR staff make sure staff have suitable rest, relaxation and that well-being is addressed
  • Monitor ongoing human resources issues and make recommendations and adjustments accordingly.
  • Ensure team members receive thorough briefings and information.
  • Review HR policies to ensure that they are appropriate for an emergency response context.
  • Ensure with the HR manager that the systems used for HR are adapted to the emergency context to ensure a rapid response while maintaining an acceptable level of accountability in regards to the recruitment.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young Peopleand 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.

Plan International’s Values In Practice
We are open and accountable:

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people,

We strive for lasting impact:

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together:

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering:

  • We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
  • We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
  • We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.

Key Relationships

  • Country Director; Director of Programme Quality and Innovation; Head of Finance; Procurement & Logistics Manager; Human Resources Manager; IH Disaster Preparedness and Response Manager; Recruitment in Emergencies Specialist in IH; Regional DRM Manager.

Requirements
Technical Expertise, Skills And Knowledge

  • Minimum of 5 years humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters.
  • High level of all aspects of leadership and managerial experience, including managing multi-million Naira budgets.
  • Experience in complex decision making and leading a multi-disciplinary, multi-national team under difficult circumstances.
  • The highest level of expertise in representation and negotiation with governments and donors.
  • Strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program management.
  • Relevant language skills for the country of deployment.

Physical Environment:

  • Typical office environment, with travels to project locations

Level Of Contact With Children:

  • Low contact

Core Competencies

  • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan International Nigeria. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan International Nigeria’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
  • Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
  • Work style: Is well planned and organised even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and skills: knowledge of Plan International Nigeria and Global policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct. Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology / computer skills.

Salary
Competitive.

 

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

 

Job Title: Scope Registration Officer

Location: Pulka – Gwoza LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • Plan international Nigeria is seeking to implement Livelihood and General Distribution (GFD) projects funded by World Food Programme (WFP).
  • The WFP scope registration officer will oversee the implementation of the WFP funded scope registration exercise in Pulka, Gwoza LGA, Borno state.
  • S/he will liaise closely with the scope registrars to ensure smooth registration of beneficiaries and issuance of scope cards to enrolees.
  • The WFP scope registration officer will be the overall supervisor of the scope registration team and will be responsible for field management, coordination and regular monitoring of the project in all the areas of operation.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates with the Project Coordinator, Nutrition and Livelihood Sector Specialists, SCOPE Registrars and with WFP SCOPE team.
  • The post holder(s) will support the identification and enrolment of target beneficiaries
  • The post holder will interface and support a team of SCOPE Registrars to facilitate the process. The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all staff, partners and other stakeholders.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Represent Plan in WFP Coordination meetings as necessary.
  • Liaise closely with WFP Office regarding to Scope registration implementation.
  • Promote a positive profile of the programme and good understanding among other sectors, partners and communities about the Scope registration.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders – WFP, Community support groups, community leaders, IOM, NGOs, to enhance multi-agency and multi-sectoral cooperation and coordination.
  • Supervise the Scope Registration Team and provide appropriate guidance and oversight as they conduct daily field activities.
  • Plan and follow the activities of the Scope project such as voluntary returnees’ registration and distribution of Scope cards during enrolment for GFD/BSFP and Livelihood projects.
  • Facilitate the training of Scope project staff on Scope online/offline system focusing on efficient planning, coordination, and implementation and monitoring of the project activities.
  • Participate actively in the monitoring of the project in collaboration with the M&E Officer with a specific attention on the efficiency of the WFP Livelihood, BSFP, GFD etc
  • In collaboration with the livelihood officer ensures Plan International participation in the after action review of the current project and identify potential development for Plan International in GFD, BSFP and Livelihood.
  • Prepare and submit all Scope project internal and external donor reports
  • Draft scope budget including spending plans, procurement plans, and work plans based on activities and budgets.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferably in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Nutrition, Agriculture or other relevant discipline and evidence of NYSC discharge certificate
  • Experience as SCOPE registration officer with an INGO partner

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Community mobilizations skills.
  • 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.
  • Languages: Excellent command of English language and Hausa.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer – Livestock

Location: Pulka – Gwoza LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Officer in livestock production for the WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state.
  • The officer will be in charge of livestock production aspect of the project and all that is related to plant, livestock, environmental management and marketing of farm produce.

Dimension of Role

  • The Livelihood officer-livestock will be responsible for the animal development intervention of the project, this includes stocking, feeding, health and production of sheep, goat and poultry management by target beneficiaries in Pulka.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for livestock breeds adaptable to the environment.
  • Supervise the NFI on livestock production
  • Train the beneficiaries on livestock production including feeding, health and production. Collate all data on the livestock production
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into livestock development and share with the project coordinator
  • Supervise the community assistants that work on livestock production
  • Report all areas of livestock production to the project coordinators and link up with livelihood specialist through the coordinator for any support.
  • Design the techniques of improving project delivery on livestock production.
  • Develop the capacity of the team on livestock production.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Design and follow up a local value chain on livestock production especially sheep, goat and poultry production in Pulka and environment and see how the project beneficiary will benefit from it.
  • Support market development on livestock production of the beneficiaries in the target area.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood coordinators or his/her delegate.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Technical Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Animal Sciences, Animal Health and Production, Animal Husbandry or Veterinary Medicine.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Good knowledge of animal management using locally available resources where conventional methods may not be accessed.
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training on relevant animal management and production.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Assistant – Economic Empowerment

Location: Pulka, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Community assistant on private and community assets under WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state. The livelihood assistant-economic empowerment will work in the community on economic empowerment interventions.

Dimensions of Role

  • The Community assistant will be responsible for beneficiaries’ selection in collaboration with community leaders, training and follow up of training with the project Management Committee.
  • Livelihood assistant will oversee all economic empowerment intervention in their community and report to the Livelihood Officer-Economic empowerment.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Mobilize beneficiaries into different groups for interventions in cooperation with community leaders, community targeting committee and project monitoring Committee.
  • Ensure community leaders are briefed about the program and expectation.
  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for all economic empowerment interventions.
  • Supervise the NFI of economic empowerment interventions.
  • Support in the training of the beneficiaries on all economic empowerment and any other assets as assigned by the officers in charge.
  • Collect relevant data on the project and report to the officers.
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into Economic empowerment and development and share with the project officers.
  • Supervise the community volunteers
  • Develop the capacity of the beneficiaries on chosen assets.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood officers or his/her delegate.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Technical Competencies:

  • Ordinary National Diploma, Higher degree, or equivalent in Home Economics, Business Management or Entrepreneurship.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Experience in soap making, tailoring, knitting and food processing will be an experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training of beneficiaries.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer – Construction Engineer

Location: Pulka – Gwoza LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to support with the supervision and coordination of all the construction work on the WFP Livelihood project.

Dimension of Role

  • The role of the construction officer is to provide technical support to the WFP Livelihood team and Plan International in matters related to construction work including latrines, Dam, waste pits, market stalls, temporary learning spaces, Child friendly spaces among others that will either be renovated or constructed.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
The selected construction officer will be expected to perform the following roles:

  • Follow the project bill of quantity for each construction work to include Latrines, dams, market stalls, waste pits, elders’ people homes and others to ensure effective utilisation of the resources.
  • Supervise the skilled labourers and the target community members attached to each construction asset.
  • Record all data on attendance of labourers and target community members on each project
  • Present those target community members qualify for food in each month based on attendance and participation in the food for asset to the Livelihood coordinators.
  • Support in the development of building designs in line with the approved guidelines on constructions.
  • Coordinate with the ministry of RRR before commencement of constructions to ensure smooth construction work on the WFP livelihood project
  • Support with the supervision of the labourers and target community members under food for assets and ensure construction work is carried out as per the agreed standards.
  • Provide technical advice to the Project Management Committee to inform decision on selection of sites.
  • Issue on behalf of Plan International a certificate of completion for based of satisfactory quality checks on constructions.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the project Coordinator and livelihood specialist.
  • Support any other construction work of Plan International as directed by the management.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Building Technology or any related back ground
  • Experience in food/cash for work intervention in emergency setting.
  • Experience in WFP livelihood projects.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in building work preferably on community infrastructure.
  • Experience working in deep field.
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Community mobilizations skills.
  • 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.
  • Languages: Excellent command of English language and Hausa.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Assistant – Crop

Location: Pulka LGA, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Community assistant on private and community assets under WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state.
  • The livelihood assistant-crop will work in the community on crop production, support kitchen garden and train the beneficiaries on agro practices.

Dimension of Role

  • The Community assistant will be responsible for beneficiaries’ selection in collaboration with community leaders, training and follow up of training with the project Management Committee.
  • Community assistant will oversee all project in their community and report to the Livelihood Officer-Crop.

Key Roles/Responsiblities

  • Mobilize beneficiaries into different groups for interventions in cooperation with community leaders, community targeting committee and project monitoring Committee.
  • Ensure community leaders are briefed about the program and expectation.
  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for all kitchen garden and crop related interventions.
  • Supervise the NFI of plant and crop production interventions.
  • Support in the training of the beneficiaries on all crop production and any other assets as assigned by the officers in charge.
  • Collect relevant data on the project and report to the officers.
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into agricultural development and share with the project coordinator
  • Supervise the community volunteers
  • Develop the capacity of the beneficiaries on chosen assets.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood officers or his/her delegate.

Qualifications and Technical Competencies

  • Ordinary Diploma, higher degree or equivalent in Crop / Plant Production.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training of beneficiries.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Assistant – Livestock

Location: Pulka LGA, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Community assistant on private and community assets under WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state. The livelihood assistant-livestock will work in the community on livestock production, support goat, sheep and poultry production interventions.

Dimension of Role

  • The Community assistant will be responsible for beneficiaries’ selection in collaboration with community leaders, training and follow up of training with the project Management Committee.
  • Livelihood assistant will oversee all animal production interventions in their community and report to the Livelihood Officer-Livestock.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Mobilize beneficiaries into different groups for interventions in cooperation with community leaders, community targeting committee and project monitoring Committee.
  •  Ensure community leaders are briefed about the program and expectation.
  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for all animal production interventions.
  • Supervise the NFI of livestock production interventions.
  • Support in the training of the beneficiaries on all livestock production and any other assets as assigned by the officers in charge.
  • Collect relevant data on the project and report to the officers.
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into livestock development and share with the project officers.
  • Supervise the community volunteers
  • Develop the capacity of the beneficiaries on chosen assets.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood officers or his/her delegate.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Qualifications and Technical Competencies:

  • Ordinary National Diploma, Higher degree or equivalent in Animal Production or Veterinary Medicine.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training of beneficiries.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Livelihood Assistant – Construction

Location: Pulka, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Livelihood assistant on private and community assets under WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state. The livelihood assistant-construction will work in the community on construction interventions.

Dimension of Role

  • The Community assistant will be responsible for beneficiaries’ selection in collaboration with community leaders, training and follow up of training with the project Management Committee. Livelihood assistant will oversee all construction intervention in their community and report to the Livelihood Officer-Construction.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Mobilize beneficiaries into different groups for interventions in cooperation with community leaders, community targeting committee and project monitoring Committee.
  •  Ensure community leaders are briefed about the program and expectation.
  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for all construction interventions.
  • Supervise the NFI of construction interventions.
  • Support in the training of the beneficiaries on all construction and any other assets as assigned by the officers in charge.
  • Collect relevant data on the project and report to the officers.
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into building and construction development and share with the project officers.
  • Supervise the community volunteers
  • Develop the capacity of the beneficiaries on chosen assets.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood officers or his/her delegate.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Technical Competencies:

  • Ordinary National Diploma or higher degree, or equivalent in civil or building engineering.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training of beneficiries.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator – Livelihood

Location: Gowza-Pulka LGA, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The Livelihood coordinator is to oversee all activities of the WFP Livelihood projects and manage all human and materials resources of the projects.

Dimension of Role

  • The post holder will Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will lead the livelihood team on all activities of the project.
  • He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design and capacity building of the team and partners.
  • Represent Plan in the stakeholders meeting, collaboration and planning.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Supervise the activities of project officers to ensure quality implementation of activities and ensure communities are sensitised to the programme as quickly as possible.
  • Identify, report and provide on-the-job training to staff members related to livelihood project.
  • Provide ongoing training for livelihood team where possible.
  • Ensure liaison with existing community structures, groups and individuals where possible
  • Identify the poor and very poor groups and those beneficiaries that have food gaps in the community.
  • Submit a weekly and monthly report of all Community Outreach activities and statistics
  • Report progress and any problems in a timely manner to the Livelihood Specialist.
  • Using systematic approaches gather information through the community about the program strong and weak side, on the week side take immediate action to solve.
  • Support all assessments and research work on livelihood areas in the programme.
  • Contribute to the success of the implementation of Plan Livelihood strategic plan.
  • Represent Plan International in clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed in collaboration with the Livelihood Specialist.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the livelihood and nutrition specialists
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the Programme Manager-Livelihood.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Bachelor Degree preferably in a discipline such as Agriculture, Environmental Study, International Development, Economics or any other discipline relevant to development.
  • A master degree in development and disaster management will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience in a related position for at least 3 years, including managing WFP Livelihood projects in deep field.
  • 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:

  • Experience in working in Food for Asset 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

 

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

 

Job Title: Programme Manager, Livelihood

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The Programme Manager-Livelihood is to oversee all activities of Plan Livelihood project.
  • Ensure all livelihood Projects implementation is following the Country Strategy and Humanitarian Response Strategy, Livelihood strategic plan, objectives, outcomes and targets, which is the contractual & programmatic basis.
  • Project Cycle Management is on track in line with expected expenditure and work plane
  • That the programme activities are following minimum quality standards related to Livelihood in Emergencies interventions.
  • That programmatic and financial progress reporting is done on time
  • Donor communications are done in line with the Plan Nigeria internal regulations.

Dimension of Role

  • The Programme Manger role will be to support the coordination and implementation of Livelihood projects in the north east of Nigeria.
  • He / she will be supported by livelihood specialist, Deputy Emergency Response Manager and Emergency Response Manager.
  • The main objective of this position is to support the smooth implementation of livelihood projects and act as interface between the key projects intervention stakeholders such as donors, government, civil society and PLAN international Nigeria.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Provide pro-actively guidance and technical support to the implementing livelihood project teams in Nigeria in all phases of Project Cycle (from start-up to project closure) where required.
  • Support livelihood project coordinators in pre-assembling and preparing narrative reports and financial updates on expenditures in line with donor, Plan’s requirements and rules and regulations.
  • Ensure all sitrep reports are reported
  • Monitor the submission of 5W data to the Early recovery and livelihood sector and Food security sector.
  • Ensure all cash and NFI of livelihood projected are deliver as scheduled
  • Monitor the production of success stories of livelihood interventions
  • Support all livelihood assessments
  • Track BVA and performance of livelihood project
  • Draw attention of Livelihood specialists to all technical challenges of the livelihood projects
  • Facilitate lessons learnt across all livelihood projects
  • Support livelihood specialist in proposal development
  • Facilitate networking of government and partners on livelihood interventions
  • Participate in regular monitoring and if required programme/action plans, revisions and modifications at country level and facilitate with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Organize/facilitate/accompany start-up and closing workshops as well as all relevant mid-term reviews and evaluations.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Bachelor Degree preferably in a discipline such as Agriculture, environmental study, international development, economics or any other discipline relevant to development.
  • A master degree in development and disaster management will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Food Security and livelihood.
  • Previous experience in a related position for at least 3 years.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to speak Hausa language will be an advantage
  • Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.

Desirable:

  • Experience in working in Cash, Food security and livelihood sector.
  • 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: Livelihood Officer – Economic Empowerment

Location: Pulka, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to have an experienced Livelihoods Officer in income generating activities (IGA) for the WFP livelihood project located in Pulka, Borno state.
  • The officer will be in charge of IGA aspect of the project and all that is related to economic empowerment of the target beneficiaries.

Dimension of Role

  • The Livelihood Officer-Economic Empowerment will be responsible for the IGA intervention of the project, this includes knitting, soap making, livestock production business and other chosen ones by the target beneficiaries in Pulka.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the beneficiary selection for IGA adaptable to the environment.
  • Supervise the NFI on IGA
  • Train the beneficiaries on different IGA including soap making, knitting and tailoring. Collate all data on the IGA.
  • Collect information on government units and partners that are into small scale business and share with the project coordinator
  • Supervise the community assistants that work on IGA.
  • Report all areas of IGA to the project coordinators and link up with livelihood specialist through the coordinator for any support.
  • Design the techniques of improving project delivery on IGA.
  • Develop the capacity of the team on IGA.
  • Contribute to overall reports of livelihood project.
  • Design and follow up a local value chain of IGA especially soap making, tailoring and knitting in Pulka and environment and see how the project beneficiary will benefit from it.
  • Support market development on selected IGA of the beneficiaries in the target area.
  • Any other assignment from the livelihood coordinators or his/her delegate.

Qualifications and Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Management, Home Economics, Entrepreneurship Development.
  • Experience in working in deep field location
  • Good knowledge of vocational studies, ability to train on knitting, soap making, tailoring and other vocational studies.
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E.
  • Experience with participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience of conducting assessments in emergency contexts.
  • Experience of training on relevant crop production.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, written and spoken

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, and to maintain this under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision from line manager.

 

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

Deadline: 30th December, 2019.

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