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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.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, driving changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. Plan International is registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Communication & Influencing Intern
Location:
 Abuja

Role Purpose

  • The Communication and Influencing Intern is responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, managing organisation’s prioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn.
  • The intern will work directly with the Communication Advisor and closely with team leaders and project leads in placing projects, programmes, interventions and activities in the public domain through the social media.

Dimension of Role:

  • The Communication and Influencing Intern is responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, managing organisation’s prioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn.
  • The intern will work directly with the Communication Advisor and closely with team leaders and project leads in placing projects, programmes, interventions and activities in the public domain through the social media.

Specific Responsibilities
Support Campaigns and Communications activities:

  • Provide support and participate in campaign activities directly handled in the unit
  • Provide support and participate in all inter-thematic policy advocacy and campaign initiatives
  • Provide support and participate in Monitoring, documentation, dissemination and encouragement of critical debate, and mainstreaming of public policy advocacy.
  • Participate in case study collections related to policy and campaigns works, and use same in the social media.

Participate actively in organisation’s youth empowerment programmes:

  • Support the Policy, Research and Influencing Manager in activities related to youth engagement
  • Support the Policy, Research and Influencing Manager in maintaining links with youth organisations
  • Provide the necessary linkage for youth engagement and Plan International Nigeria’s youth engagement with broader national and international youth engagement platforms and policy spaces
  • Structure youth engagement workings within the Plan International, and especially the Girls Get Equal campaign approach
  • Join in the political education initiatives for youth engagement and other relevant youth platforms.

Social Media Management:

  • Work on the organisation’s social media platforms
  • Work with the Communications Advisor on all of Plan International Nigeria online activities
  • Work on seamless linkages of the organisation’s social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube LinkedIn and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements.
  • Increase the number of followers we have on Twitter.
  • Monitoring and replying to communications on the platforms under the guidance of Communications Advisor.
  • Posting information, uploading photos and videos on the platforms on a daily basis or as is directed by Communications Advisor.
  • Make use of relevant tools like Tweet Deck to plan for weekends and holidays; LinkedIn polls and surveys to build our social media footprint and reputation; and other tools like SlideShare, You Tube, Paper.Li, Scribd, Reddit, Digg and StumbleUpon.
  • Work with relevant teams and projects’ leads to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. uploading photos to Flickr, videos to YouTube, etc).

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • First degree or its equivalent in Humanities, Social Sciences or any relevant field.
  • Relevant NYSC experience in the related fields
  • Knowledge of the social media platforms
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Good computer skills especially in the use of publishing tools
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • A person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional Institute
  • Experience working in Digital Media sector
  • Experience working in policy advocacy, campaigns and digital actions
  • Experience/participation in a social movement and campaign platform
  • Content production/Photography skills
  • Effectively promote the Plan International Nigeria’s mission, values and objectives.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection Case Management Assistant
Location:
 Borno, Nigeria
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • Plan International has secured funding from the German government through its German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) for the implementation of a Child Protection Mobile program intervention in order to address the immediate protection needs of children, adolescents and their families affected by the crisis in North-East Nigeria.
  • The crisis in North-East Nigeria has adverse psychological impact on children and caregivers thus building their resilience and coping mechanism is key to their recovers and fostering of social cohesion.
  • In this regard, Plan International is recruiting Case Managers who will be responsible provide direct case management services children, adolescents and their families, conduct community based service mapping and referrals in line with International minimum standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and MHPSS guidelines.
  • The post holder will be supervised directly by the CP Officer/GBV Officer and technically by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist/GBV Technical Advisor. S/He is expected to work very closely with other members of the program team.
  • Initial assignment is for 12 months with possibility of extension of up to 36 months depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate with community-based stakeholders in identifying key services and gaps the post holder will contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners and government counterparts.
  • The role is part of a Mobile team responsible to provide rapid response services and must be willing to deploy in a very short notice in areas highly affected by influx of IDPs, volatile security and extremely hard to reach communities cut off by natural disaster like floods.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Project Officers, the Case Managers will directly be responsible for the following:

  • Identification and registration of unaccompanied and separated children
  • Provide direct, one-on-one and ongoing case management services, including safety planning
  • Identification, training and prepare foster parents for placement of children in need of alternative care
  • Facilitate emergency alternative care arrangement of children without adult care
  • Mobilize parents and caregivers and roll out parenting training sessions
  • Facilitate rapid family tracing and reunification of unaccompanied and separated children
  • Liaise with Project Officers to facilitate awareness and sensitization sessions on prevention of family separation
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Psychologist, conduct regular psychological first aid sessions and training for project beneficiaries as well as community volunteers and local leaders.
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Psychologist, facilitate psychosocial activities with children through mobile Child Friendly Spaces
  • Ensure the inclusion of children with special needs such as those with disabilities and from minority groups.
  • Provide referrals for services not offered by the mobile team and ensure follow up.
  • Ensure all cases identified for case management are properly documented and are captured in the CP/GBVIMS.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social Work, Psychology, Law or Sociology
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Minimum of 1 years implementing community based psychosocial support activities
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Experience working with unaccompanied and separated children and children formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups
  • Experience working in a mobile team or a rapid response team
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child Friendly Spaces
  • Previous experience directly providing case management services to children at risk and survivors of abuse, exploitation and violence and developing/implementing referral pathways.
  • Previous training on case management.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong skills in documentation, review and analysis of case file documentation
  • Excellent community mobilization skills
  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and project planning skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and strategically with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Strong capacity building/training/coaching/mentoring skills with communities and internal and external staff
  • Community oriented and respect for local culture
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri) a must.

Desirable:

  • 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 Programs 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection Officer/Clinical Psychologist
Location:
 Borno
Slots: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • Plan International has secured funding from the German government through its German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) for the implementation of a Child Protection Mobile program intervention in order to address the immediate protection needs of children, adolescents and their families affected by the crisis in North-East Nigeria
  • The crisis in North-East Nigeria has adverse psychological impact on children and caregivers thus building their resilience and coping mechanism is key to their recovers and fostering of social cohesion
  • In this regard, Plan International is recruiting Child Protection Officers/Clinical Psychologists who will be responsible provide community based mental health and psychosocial support children, adolescents and their families, coordinate and lead community mobilization; capacity building for community-based actors in line with International minimum standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and MHPSS guidelines.
  • The post holder will be supervised directly by the Project Coordinator and technically by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
  • S/He is expected to work very closely with other members of the program team. Initial assignment is for 12 months with possibility of extension of up to 36 months depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Dimensions of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions
  • The post holder will coordinate the community mental health and psychosocial support and community based protection programming interfacing with other programme team members
  • The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners and government counterparts
  • The role is part of a Mobile team responsible to provide rapid response services and must be willing to deploy in a very short notice in areas highly affected by influx of IDPs, volatile security and extremely hard to reach communities cut off by natural disaster like floods.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Field Team, Project Coordinator and CPiE Specialist, the Community  Engagement Officer will:

  • Support the strengthening of child protection community-based systems inclusive of developing trainings, supervision/coaching tools, monitoring and tracking tools and improve referral systems;
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of community based mechanisms and groups including parent support groups, child protection committees and foster caregivers,
  • Support community advocates and children to develop participatory media and other IEC materials to use in the community to raise awareness;
  • Conduct training and follow-up with community based service providers on community based mental health and psychosocial support
  • Conduct screening and assessment of beneficiaries and develop individual treatment and rehabilitation plans according to their needs
  • Design and facilitate community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with community volunteers, Community Based Protection Mechanisms, and children/adolescents
  • Provide psycho-education to children, adolescents and their families
  • Provide psychological counselling services to children, adolescents and their families including survivors of GBV
  • Ensure mental health and psychosocial support needs of children, adolescent and their families are captured during rapid needs assessment and relevant actions are planned.
  • When necessary, develop and facilitate group therapy and support group sessions in coordination with the multidisciplinary team
  • Organize community, rehabilitation and awareness activities including community dialogues, sensitizations with children, adolescents and their families in coordination with the case managers
  • Provide ongoing support and ensure child participation and safeguarding practices are strictly adhered to;
  • Supervise all mobile child friendly space psychosocial activities including designing of activities in consultation with case managers, volunteers, adolescents and children.
  • Ensure all Plan International CFS and Safe Spaces in assigned locations are in line with the quality standards for Child Friendly Spaces and Safe Space guidelines.
  • Identify, report and provide on-the-job coaching and supervision for Case Managers related to child participation and child protection;
  • Produce weekly and monthly data and regular narrative reports for Project Coordinator to feed into overall project and donor report
  • Ensure project staff safety and security, and ensure all Plan International policies and principles are upheld as well as International Minimum Standards for Child Protection, Case Management, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support guidelines and UNHCR’s guidelines
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Project Coordinator or Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensure beneficiaries are informed and regularly reminded about their entitlements from the project, and the confidential complaints mechanisms.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Essential:

  • University Degree Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Psychology strongly desired
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Minimum of 2 years implementing community based mental health and psychosocial support activities
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Experience working with unaccompanied and separated children and children formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups
  • Experience working in a mobile team or a rapid response team
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child Friendly Spaces
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and survivors of abuse, exploitation and violence and developing/implementing referral pathways and case management systems.
  • Previous training on case management and/or bio-psychosocial approach is an asset
  • Strong experience providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.

Desirable:

  • Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, research and conducting participatory, community-led assessments. Experience working with case files and databases and providing regular documentation.
  • Excellent community mobilization skills
  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and project planning skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and strategically with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Strong capacity building/training/coaching/mentoring skills with communities and internal and external staff
  • Community oriented and respect for local culture
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri) a must
  • 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 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location:
 Abuja

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
In collaboration with the Field Teams, MERL Manager, team leads and sector Specialists, the M&E officer will:

  • Development and implementation of a knowledge management plan
  • Ensure relevant data is entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyse, and disseminate project data
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for programs that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Ensure that regular lesson’s learnt workshops and learning activities are held
  • Ensure M&E-specific elements of staff and local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully captured and a training plan regularly updated
  • Report results of M&E activities to donors by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Project/unit heads, sector Specialists, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Support evaluation/research/survey efforts, to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
  • Ensure feedback and recommendations from evaluations, community feedback mechanisms are regularly captured and fed into management meeting
  • Support 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 the conduct of 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 present M&E activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Ensure teams are meeting up with reporting deadlines and reports are reviewed and feedback given to teams
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project teams
  • Use infographics to produce M&E information products that are reader friendly (converting research and evaluation reports into infographics).
  • Management and regularly update of the evaluation tracker and the programme library .
  • Regularly update the maintain the project manager software and Plan reporting apps
  • Use of new social media

Human Resource Development:

  • Supports the orientation, on-going development/training and builds capacity of MERL staff and local partner staff to ensure a high level of expertise in line with organizational requirements.
  • Monitor the team’s performance against the agreed organizational standards and ensure that problems are identified and resolved

Learning and knowledge management:

  • Shares information within the team about M&E findings and lessons learnt in a systematic timely manner.
  • Shares information within the teams about M&E approaches and supports the documentation of lessons learnt, approaches and good practices.
  • Facilitates processes for internal and external knowledge sharing among programmes teams and supports such processes
  • Participates in national, regional networks and meeting as requested.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s 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.
  • Familiarity with Information Management System (CPIMS etc).
  • 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.
  • Skills in infographics
  • Skills in ArcGis
  • 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

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection Information Management System Assistant
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • Plan International has secured funding from the German government through its German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) for the implementation of a Child Protection Mobile program intervention in order to address the immediate protection needs of children, adolescents and their families affected by the crisis in North-East Nigeria.
  • The crisis in North-East Nigeria has adverse psychological impact on children and caregivers thus building their resilience and coping mechanism is key to their recovers and fostering of social cohesion.
  • In this regard, Plan International is recruiting Child Protection Information Management System Assistant (CPIMS Assistant) who will be responsible to manage information from the field including incident data recording into the database, compiling project 5Ws reports, provide monthly data trend analysis, and support service mapping and referrals in line with International minimum standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and MHPSS guidelines.
  • The post holder will be supervised directly by the Project Manager with technical line management and support from the CPIMS Officer.
  • S/He is expected to work very closely with other members of the program team. Initial assignment is for 12 months with possibility of extension of up to 36 months depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Dimensions of Role:

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate with Case Managers and the CPIMS Officer to ensure case management data is adequately captured, safe and secure and ensures regular back up.
  • The role is part of a Mobile team responsible to provide rapid response services and must be willing to deploy in a very short notice in areas highly affected by influx of IDPs, volatile security and extremely hard to reach communities cut off by natural disaster like floods.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the IMS Officer, Case Managers and Project Officers, the CPIMS Assistant will directly be responsible for the following:

  • Review and registration of all Child Protection Cases into the Inter-Agency CPIMS database and migrate data to CPIMS+ when it becomes ready
  • Review and register all GBV incident data into the GBVIMS database and subsequently migrate such data to the GBVIMS+ when fully ready.
  • Produce month data and trend analysis report to support case management meetings with case managers and Project Officers
  • Capture all project activity data, complete the Inter-Agency 5Ws data and share with IMS Officer for final reporting to Protection Sector.
  • Provide reminder to Case Managers and Officers on cases that need follow up and those that require closure.
  • Ensure the protection of all beneficiary data and maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • In collaboration with Project Officers, identify training needs for Case Managers on IMS including information sharing protocol
  • Maintain electronic and manual filing of all case files and project reports
  • Liaise with the Communication Advisor and project team to develop communication materials and ensuring such materials are cultural, gender sensitive and in line with Plan International standards.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social Work, Demography, ICT
  • Minimum of 2-year relevant experience in the areas of database management
  • Minimum of 1-year relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Experience working with unaccompanied and separated children and children formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups
  • Experience working in a mobile team or a rapid response team
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing case management services to children at risk and survivors of abuse, exploitation and violence and developing/implementing referral pathways.
  • Previous training on case management and CP/GBVIMS
  • Strong skills in documentation, review and analysis of case file documentation
  • Excellent community mobilization skills
  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and project planning skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and strategically with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Strong capacity building/training/coaching/mentoring skills with communities and internal and external staff
  • Community oriented and respect for local culture
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri) a must.

Desirable:

  • 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 Programs 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GBV Case Management Assistant
Location:
 Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • Plan International has secured funding from the German government through its German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) for the implementation of a Child Protection Mobile program intervention in order to address the immediate protection needs of children, adolescents and their families affected by the crisis in North-East Nigeria.
  • The crisis in North-East Nigeria has adverse psychological impact on children and caregivers thus building their resilience and coping mechanism is key to their recovers and fostering of social cohesion. In this regard, Plan International is recruiting Case Managers who will be responsible provide direct case management services children, adolescents and their families, conduct community based service mapping and referrals in line with International minimum standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and MHPSS guidelines. The post holder will be supervised directly by the CP Officer/GBV Officer and technically by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist/GBV Technical Advisor.
  • /He is expected to work very closely with other members of the program team. Initial assignment is for 12 months with possibility of extension of up to 36 months depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will coordinate with community-based stakeholders in identifying key services and gaps the post holder will contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners and government counterparts.
  • The role is part of a Mobile team responsible to provide rapid response services and must be willing to deploy in a very short notice in areas highly affected by influx of IDPs, volatile security and extremely hard to reach communities cut off by natural disaster like floods.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Project Officers, the Case Managers will directly be responsible for the following:

  • Provide direct, one-on-one and ongoing case management services, including safety planning
  • Provide referrals for children to other services including child protection and specialized mental health services, accompany of survivors where appropriate and conduct follow- up to ensure appropriate services have been provided to the survivor.
  • Liaise with community volunteers for purposes of survivor follow-up as part of case management to individual survivors.
  • Ensures that Survivor Centred Approach Guiding principles maintained and enforced in while working with survivors including in safe spaces for women and girls.
  • Facilitate the setting up of information desk at reception and transit centres where adolescent and women of reproductive age can access Sexual Reproductive Health information.
  • Identify women in need of dignity kits and facilitate the distribution of dignity kits
  • Participate in rapid assessment missions
  • Support GBV at risk individuals or survivors by referring them when necessary and in respect of their consent to other service providers (Health, legal counselling, shelter, livelihoods or mental health etc.)
  • Liaise with project psychologist to ensure survivors received mental health and psychosocial support including counselling and individual or group therapy.
  • Case management: Assessment of survivor needs, developing an action plan, implementing the pan, follow up and case closure processes in line with the GBV case management standard operating procedure and IASC guidelines on case management (SOP).
  • Provide direct age appropriate support and care to vulnerable adolescent and young women (including survivors of GBV) that includes counselling and case management for under 18 years’ survivors in line with case management: Best Interest Determination (BID), age appropriate engagement and decision making by survivor
  • Ensure Do No Harm analysis are carried out and the principle of Do No Harm is observed and upheld in all the engagements of the Case Worker.
  • Organize regular case conference meetings to address challenging cases and ensure survivors receive quality services and with dignity.
  • Ensure survivors and other women and girls at risk of GBV received livelihood support
  • Ensure at all times the safety, dignity and confidentiality of the survivor and his or her information
  • Ensure all cases identified for case management are properly documented and are captured in the CP/GBVIMS
  • Submit weekly and monthly activities reports to the supervisor every Friday and at the end of each month.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social Work, psychology, law or sociology
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Minimum of 1 years implementing community based psychosocial support activities
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Experience working with unaccompanied and separated children and children formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups
  • Experience working in a mobile team or a rapid response team
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child Friendly Spaces
  • Previous experience directly providing case management services to children at risk and survivors of abuse, exploitation and violence and developing/implementing referral pathways.
  • Previous training on case management

Desirable:

  • Strong skills in documentation, review and analysis of case file documentation
  • Excellent community mobilization skills
  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and project planning skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and strategically with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Strong capacity building/training/coaching/mentoring skills with communities and internal and external staff
  • Community oriented and respect for local culture
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri) a must
  • 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 Programs 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GBV Officer/Nurse
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno, NG
Slot: 2 Openings

Role Purpose

  • Plan International has secured funding from the German government through its German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) for the implementation of a Child Protection Mobile program intervention in order to address the immediate protection needs of children, adolescents and their families affected by the crisis in North-East Nigeria.
  • The crisis in North-East Nigeria has adverse psychological impact on children and caregivers thus building their resilience and coping mechanism is key to their recovers and fostering of social cohesion.
  • In this regard, Plan International is recruiting GBV Officers/ Nurse who will be responsible to provide rapid GBV prevention and response services, lead and coordinate case managers and facilitate capacity building for case managers and volunteers in line with International minimum standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and MHPSS guidelines, GBV in Emergencies guidelines.
  • The post holder will be supervised directly by the Project Coordinator and technically by the GBV Technical Advisor.
  • S/He is expected to work very closely with other members of the program team.
  • Initial assignment is for 12 months with possibility of extension of up to 36 months depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Dimensions of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will manage Plan International Mobile GBV Case Management activities interfacing with other programme team members. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners and community volunteers including stakeholders at LGA and community level. S/He will ensure strong linkage between GBV and Reproductive Sexual Health Rights as well as time response to survivor in the areas of Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Survivors. The role is part of a Mobile team responsible to provide rapid response services and must be willing to deploy in a very short notice in areas highly affected by influx of IDPs, volatile security and extremely hard to reach communities cut off by natural disaster like floods.

Key Roles/Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Field Team, Project Coordinator and GBV Technical Advisor, the GBV Officer/Nurse will be responsible:

  • To ensure GBV survivors including child survivors and those at risk of GBV are identified and receive individual case management support by ensuring standard tools and procedures are in place and adhered to by case management team members.
  • To manage, provide training and technical support to, and build the capacity of the full case management team.
  • To coordinate with other GBV service providers on case management.

Technical responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and management leadership to Case Managers in accordance with best practice and Plan policies, including its survivor and child-centred community-based approach.
  • Ensure that solid case management, referral and information management systems are in place for appropriate identification, responses and follow-up for survivors of GBV.
  • Ensure regular communication with Project Coordinator and GBV Technical Advisor to integrate appropriate GBV in emergencies priorities in program design
  • Ensure regular individual supervision, case review meetings with Case Managers and case conferences are conducted to reflect on progress and to accommodate the lessons learned and improve case management system accordingly.
  • Ensure the [GBV IMS Database] is set up, regularly updated, analyzed for trends in the caseload, and efficiently and confidentially managed in collaboration with the GBV IMS Officer [and relevant partner organizations (e.g. Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, UNFPA and UNICEF)].
  • Provide support to reintegration activities especially for women, girls and boys formerly associated with armed groups in collaboration with humanitarian agencies
  • Conduct regular capacity assessment and capacity building including coaching and mentoring of Case Managers to improve on the quality of Case Management.
  • Collaborate with other project staff to ensure referrals to other services such as psychosocial support, Mental health and education/livelihoods interventions
  • Ensure the immediate needs of women and adolescent girls are identified during rapid assessment and are immediately responded to
  • Facilitate the identification of vulnerable women and adolescent girls, profile and provide them with dignity kits
  • Facilitate life skills training sessions for adolescent boys and girls
  • Develop and roll-out RSHR information and education with adolescent girls
  • Train GBV service providers (Health Workers) on Clinical Management of Sexual Assault Survivors

Staff Supervision & Development:

  • Directly supervises GBV Case Managers
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of regular program and staff reporting and annual performance reviews, as appropriate
  • Assist with the recruitment of Case Managers.
  • Ensure training, support and ongoing capacity building opportunities for Case Managers
  • Provide evaluations on Case Managers performance in accordance with Plan Policies and Guidelines.
  • Ensure that all Plan policies are upheld, as well as Emergency Gender Based Violence Guidelines, Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, GBV Case Management Standard Operating Procedure and Core Humanitarian Standards

Grant Planning & Implementation:

  • Produce weekly and monthly data and regular narrative reports for different stakeholders and information to feed into donor narrative report
  • Supports implementation and ensure adherence to monitoring and evaluation plans.

Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Initiate regular, participatory assessments/feedback surveys with client communities.
  • Provide inputs into and consolidate weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports on the Case Management activities; Submit reports for all field activities, trainings and meetings.
  • Maintain effective and efficient oversight, quality control and reporting systems and processes that ensure regular field monitoring and modifications as required.
  • Contribute to high-quality Plan International and donor reports on activities, indicators and achievements, as well as best practices and lessons learned.
  • Coordination & Representation
  • Actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including donors, government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
  • Regularly attend LGA level GBV sub-working group meetings, Case Management meetings at appropriate levels to contribute to coordinator of case management responses across agencies.
  • Program Development
  • Contribute to the development of the CP/GBV program strategic direction for responding to in need of women, girls, boys and men.
  • Contribute to proposal development activities (narrative and budget) through providing information from the ground and participation in rapid assessments.

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to Plan International management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for Plan programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop Plan programs.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • B.Sc in Nursing, Public Health, Reproductive Sexual Health, Midwife, Human Rights or related degree desired
  • At least 3 years’ experience in implementing child protection or Gender Based Violence programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • At least 2 years direct experience providing services to children at risk and survivors  of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and child-friendly counselling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways and case management systems
  • Previous experience supervising and managing a team in a cross-cultural setting especially Case Workers
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff
  • Experience conducting and managing Clinical Management of Sexual Assault survivors training strongly desirable
  • Previous experience in emergency preparedness and response
  • Experience working with case files and databases and providing regular documentation preferred
  • Experience in grant management and proposal writing preferred
  • Experience facilitating and leading life skills sessions for adolescent girls strongly desired.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the skills necessary to work with children and particularly vulnerable 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
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri) a must
  • 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 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Health Programme Intern
Location: 
Abuja, FCT

Role Purpose

  • Plan International Nigeria is an international Child Centered Community Development Organization with no religious, political or governmental affiliation working in Nigeria since 2014.
  • Within the framework of assisting in professionalizing studies and preparing the workforce of the future, Plan International Nigeria will provide an opportunity for selected candidates to build practical skills and develop experience working in an international organization; gain exposure to international development effort; and deepen the understanding of Plan Nigeria development priorities and challenges.
  • This, in turn, would enrich Plan Nigeria with the interns’ unique inputs and perspectives. The internship promises to be an interesting and rewarding opportunity for career and personal development.

Dimension of Role

  • To provide the incumbent with on-the-job training in program management, research and data gathering skills; communication and people skills, and work ethics.
  • Enhance the educational experience of the incumbent through practical and guided hands-on exposure and involvement in Plan Nigeria’s development projects;
  • Provide incumbent with an exposure to the working environment of a multilateral organization and a better understanding of Plan Nigeria’s goals and activities.

Specific Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of health Program, the intern depending on competencies and interest is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Support all Country program leads especially health programs in delivery of their tasks.
  • Conduct research/literature review in thematic priority areas and assist in drafting written reports/proposal contents for internal and external use based on guidelines determined jointly by the supervisor and the intern
  • Facilitate communication amongst our project partners.
  • Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results
  • Ability to multi-task duties and apply practical problem-solving skills as needed
  • Support the program unit in the preparation and implementation of seminars, conferences and meetings where applicable.
  • Take minutes of meetings and assist in the elaboration of papers, power point presentations and analytical contributions, as well as other products and tools that will facilitate the project´s work.
  • Other tasks/duties as required.

Learning opportunities for the intern:

  • General understanding of the work and mission of the Plan Nigeria program; the role of stakeholders and partners at state and local level and of internship’s contribution to development effectiveness;
  • Insight and hands-on experience in Plan Nigeria’s role in facilitating and promoting the project;
  • Insight and hands-on experience in organizing and running complex projects; and
  • Becoming more familiar with working in an International Organization and in a multicultural environment.
  • Upon the successful conclusion of the assignment, Plan International Nigeria will provide a certificate for the interns that fulfil their commitments with integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity.

At the end of the internship, the following outputs will be expected:

  • Tasks developed in a professional and efficient way, focusing on end-results and delivering high quality products.
  • A research report in the thematic priority areas that is determined jointly by the supervisor and the intern.

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • The Communication Intern will report directly to the Head of health programme
  • Internal Relationships: All Plan International Nigeria staff
  • External Relationships: Partners, Consultants/service providers, CSOs, relevant Government agencies and partners.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Completed undergraduate degree in Development-related fields such as Public Health, Anthropology, Sociology or Public Administration.  Other fields of study may be considered depending on the type of assignment;
  • Proven strong academic track record.
  • Knowledge and understanding of private and public health sector issues.
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organisations.
  • Language skills; written and spoken proficiency in English and preferably a command of the local language.
  • Internet proficiency as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Experience with the development of statistics, charts in Excel and Web 2.0 tools (especially social networking) an asset.
  • Some previous work experience in communications and campaign management, and/or partnership building and stakeholder consultations, and/or research and policy development is desirable.
  • Proven oral communication, analytical and report writing skills are advantageous.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to do research
  • Creativity, flexibility and ability to work within deadlines
  • Maturity, initiative, tact and high sense of responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Admin Assistant
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • To provide support to sound administrative, office and logistics support to the Maiduguri office in line with policies of Plan International.
  • The role will contribute to effective office management including support to store management, inventory/asset management and supervision of janitorial services.
  • The incumbent will employ the use of general office practices and administrative procedures to carry out assigned tasks.

Dimension of Role:

  • Implementation of administrative processes, protocols and systems for the Maiduguri Office.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for staff
  • Supervision of two janitors

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Supports in maintenance of general office systems including filing; sending, receiving and distributing documents; and’ photocopying/Scanning.
  • Coordinate and prepare mailings, including production, photocopying, assembling, posting and courier/shipping.
  • Assist with sourcing for quotations towards the procurement of goods and materials for program delivery as per corporate procedures to ensure value for money is obtained
  • Support program activities in the Maiduguri office where necessary.
  • Keep and maintain store records and materials to ensure prompt supply of materials to staff for the effective discharge of their work without any disruptions of work-flow
  • Use systems and processes to assure smooth and timely flow of work.
  • Assist with organization of meetings and special events.
  • Maintain good and professional relationship with relevant vendors and visitors to the Maiduguri Office
  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
  • Ensure that the Maiduguri office is tidy at all times through effective supervision of the cleaners
  • Receives and signs for fixed asset items and maintains physical inventory
  • Responsible for purchase requisition creation and maintenance in SAP
  • Responsible for posting good receipt in SAP supported by a delivery note
  • Perform additional and miscellaneous job-related duties for the office as assigned by manager.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • A BA/BSc or HND in related Business Administration or related field.
  • At least 2 years’ practical work experience in supporting administrative systems in a similar organization
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook a must
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
  • Good research skills and attention to detail.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply