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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: GE & VSLA Coordinator (TB REACH)

Location: Sokoto

Role Purpose

  • The “Extending women’s leadership in maternal health for improved TB detection and management in Sokoto state” program is an 18-month gender transformative initiative aimed at improving detection, treatment and reporting of Tuberculosis among the marginalized and vulnerable women, adolescent girls and children in households of Sokoto state of Nigeria. The project is aligned with the UN’s Every Woman Every Child global strategy, and will help to drive progress towards reaching targets within Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 5. The project is being implemented with funding from Stop TB reach and in collaboration with Plan international Canada.
  • The project will be implemented by Plan International Nigeria in Sokoto state in collaboration with the Sokoto State Ministry of Health, Sokoto state TB and Leprosy Control Prrgram, local CSO partners and other relevant national and local stakeholders.
  • The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate the implementation of project activities to meet deliverables and manage project operations in Sokoto state in line with Plan International Nigeria Policies, International best practices and relevant guidelines.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates widely within Plan International Nigeria across Plan International and with local implementing partners. The post holder will interface and support programme and operational coordination for the TB REACH project in Sokoto state. The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along the areas of VSLA programming and male engagement with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all stakeholders.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all programmatic and operational functions for the project.
  • Ensure operational support for activity implementation and coordinate with State Ministry of Health, State TB program and partners for effective implementation and supervision of all project activities.
  • Lead on the implementation of VLSA and GE programming on the project, in line with TB REACH and Plan International Nigeria guidelines.
  • Ensure quality of TB programming in collaboration with technical consultant.
  • Oversee operational research process on the project in collaboration with Country M and E manager.
  • Facilitate monthly and quarterly meetings with various stakeholders on the project.
  • Produce monthly Monitoring reports on the project.
  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with Government and other stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to position Plan International Nigeria for new business development opportunities.
  • Ensure health, safety and security protocols are followed at all times, and take corrective, timely actions as required.
  • Carry out review of budget vs. actual reports with admin and finance staff and ensure appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion.
  • Guarantee adequate communication and coordination between project,  technical coordination staff and country office on daily activities as well as program and operational issues.
  • Develop and implement quarterly work plans to support the program activities.
  • Develop Knowledge management materials on the project.
  • Assume any other responsibility as assigned by the Supervisor.

Administration and Finance:

  • Oversee under the auspices of the Finance Manager (Development), the financial management of field office operations, and finance/logistics staff, including cash management and transactions, operational budget.
  • Ensure complete and correct use of all finance forms and timely communication of financial issues to the financial controller.
  • Ensure compliance with Plan International Nigeria and donor finance and logistics policies, including all aspects of procurement and asset management.

Human Resource Development:

  • Ensure the ongoing capacity building of operations team and partners through support to direct supervisors in ensuring staff performance evaluations and individual development plans
  • Support field staff in the implementation of personnel policies including coaching, performance evaluation, staff development, and disciplinary measures.

Learning and knowledge management:

  • Shares information within the Programme and operational team in a systematic timely manner.
  • Facilitates processes for internal and external knowledge sharing
  • Participates in global/regional projects/networks as requested

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, in Development or related area.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience implementing VSLA and GE programs;

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with government stakeholders
  • Experience in VSLA and GE programming
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills
  • Excellent capacity building and training skills
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Flexibility, ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Behaviours:

  • Creates 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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Admin Assistant

Locations: Sokoto

Role Purpose

  • The “Extending women’s leadership in maternal health for improved TB detection and management in Sokoto state” program is an 18-month gender transformative initiative aimed at improving detection, treatment and reporting of Tuberculosis among the marginalized and vulnerable women, adolescent girls and children in households of Sokoto state of Nigeria. The project is aligned with the UN’s Every Woman Every Child global strategy, and will help to drive progress towards reaching targets within Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 5. The project is being implemented with funding from Stop TB reach and in collaboration with Plan international Canada.
  • The project will be implemented by Plan International Nigeria in Sokoto state in collaboration with the Sokoto State Ministry of Health, Sokoto state TB and Leprosy Control Program, local CSO partners and other relevant national and local stakeholders.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and logistical support for the project in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.

Dimension of Role:

  • The post holder will support effective administration and logistics coordination for the TB REACH project in Sokoto state.

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 on the project in Sokoto state
  • 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
  • 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 and sending RFQs
  • 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
  • Take minutes of staff and management meetings
  • 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 HR/Admin Manager and other dotted line management.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • A degree in Business / Public Administration or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in administration and logistics generalist role in a
  • 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.
  • Excellent writing and speaking in English language
  • 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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 16th November, 2020.

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