New Job Openings at Plan International
New Job Openings at Plan International

Plan International Latest Recruitment

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: Admin and Logistics Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and logistical support for the Maiduguri field office in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.
  • The post holder will be supervised by the Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor and expected to work very closely with other members of the programme team and particularly the Grants and finance officer.

Dimensions of Role:

  • The post holder will contribute to the effective administration and logistics coordination in Maiduguri office, 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 Admin Assistant.

Key Roles/Responsibbilities

  • 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 Maiduguri office
  • Effective management of the guest house
  • 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 Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor about necessary repairs and improvements as necessary
  • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office/ guest house 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 county 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 Humanitarian and Logistics Advisor.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • A degree in Business/Public Administration or related field.
  • At least 2 -4 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.

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator – EU

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to coordinate the EU project activities in Borno state in North Eastern Nigeria. (MMC, Jere, Konduga, Gwoza).

Dimension of Role:

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

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the EU consortium Lead, the project coordinator will support the implementation of EU project.
  • Manage EU project implementation in the Plan
  • Coordinate with Key Local government authorities.
  • Monitor the EU project implementation.
  • Manage the field project team
  • Ensure timely submission of field project reports to the EU project consortium lead.
  • With support from Community Engagement Officer mobilize and sensitize community on the new project
  • Ensure timely procurement of all project items.
  • Represent Plan International at the Local government level.
  • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • Contribute to the 5Ws
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience Education in Emergencies
  • Experience working in emergency settings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in mobile EiE unit’s desirable but not essential
  • 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
  • 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.

Behaviors:

  • 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 behavior
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
  • Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
  • Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
  • Very strong commitment to continuous learning.

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online