Plan International Child Protection and Gender Expert - West Africa Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International Child Protection and Gender Expert - West Africa Jobs in Nigeria

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.


  • The technical lead for child protection and gender across all components of the programme
  • Providing technical support on child protection and gender to the Team Lead and consortium partners to ensure that the needs of children are well catered for throughout programme implementation
  • Defining and implementing appropriate methodologies to support gender transformation and greater equity for girls and women within the context of programming to prevent human trafficking
  • Defining and implementing appropriate methodologies to enable child protection to be integrated across all components and programme activities
  • Supporting the monitoring, evaluation and learning team to monitor impact on issues of child protection and adjusting approaches as needed throughout the project cycle
  • Developing and managing the programme’s internal child safeguarding policies and processes.


  • 10 years’ experience as a Child Protection and Gender Expert working on technical assistance or international development programmes
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
  • Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP
    strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development or related subject
    Master’s in international development (or a related subject) with a strong emphasis on Child Protection and Gender
  • Language skills in any of the main languages spoken in Edo State (Edo, Esan and Okpamheri)
  • Previous experience working in Edo State, Nigeria
  • Established contacts CSO in Edo State in Nigeria
  • Established contacts with relevant, NGO's and other related stakeholders in respect to Human trafficking and Modern Slavery in Nigeria

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: programmeresourcing@plan-uk.orgApplication Closing Date 26th April, 2019.

    Note: Please include your salary expectations/ daily fee rate in your application

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