Plan International Ethiopia Camp Coordinator Jobs

Plan International Ethiopia Camp Coordinator


Job Id: 223232

Category: Agriculture, Business Development, Education

Location: Assosa, Benishangul Gumuz

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Contract

Salary: xxxxx

Job Description

Overall Camp Management & Coordination

  • Responsible for oversight and management of all sector officers and national staff in all sectors.

  • Report on Camp Management issues to the Plan Emergency Response team and the local authorities through weekly assessments

  • Effectively coordinate with key partners namely UNHCR, UN Agencies and other NGOs

  • Establish effective mechanisms for the participation of camp residents – in particular children – in decision making on camp life

  • Ensure the delivery of all camp activities in accordance with Sphere and HAP standards

  • Establish complaint mechanisms that enable camp residents to raise concerns on relief and camp activities

  • He/she works in close collaboration with the Programs Coordinator and Office on Child Protection, Education and youth program, the quality of activities, and reporting obligations.

  • He/she have more of operation and liaising/representation function at camp level and have a monitoring role to ensure all officers are leading the implementation of the activities as per their DIP & weekly Plan..

  • He/ She contributes to data collection on safety issues in his/her field of operations and disseminates them to the Program Operation Manager / ERM or identified Security Focal Point regularly or on an ad-hoc basis if urgent.

  • Strengthen communication and coordination with other humanitarian service providers and establish a referral mechanism with them

  • Supervise all contracts and services related to construction, camp maintenance and infrastructure, and other related services, in collaboration with construction supervisor and program Operations Manager

  • Supervise all distributions of NFIs to camp targeted population, taking maximum care to ensure accountability.

  • Coordinate and integrate with all activities by all humanitarian partners to avoid duplication and monitoring that protection considerations are mainstreamed in all sectors.

  • The Camp Coordinator is responsible for the management of program activities and operations in the camp, and logistics related to the management of the camp and actively promotes the participation of target population and Children in the camp.

    Human Resources

  • As necessary, recruit of a team of staff to run Camp Management activities;
  • Orient, train, and coach camp management staff as necessary;
  • Manage the performance of the camp management team in all aspects of the work with special emphasis on child protection, Education and Youth Program.
  • Co-ordinate staff activities and ensure staff share resources where possible.
  • Encourage skills transfer from international staff to national staff.
  • Ensure staff safety measures are adhered to all the time by staff in collaboration with the security focal point.

    Monitoring Systems

  • Design reporting systems for weekly and monthly reports to ensure accountability to camp residents and other stakeholders
  • Ensure high quality project reports are submitted timely in order to track progress, measure impact, enhance accountability and inform future programming according to UNHCR and ARRA requirements.
  • Ensure full compliance with reporting systems and review of all information gathered
  • Ensure adequate monitoring mechanisms are in place in collaborated with M & E to review impact of the each sector progress against implementation plans
  • Ensure adequate reporting and
    effective information sharing amongst all partners including program officer, sector leads, Program Operation Manager and ERM, disaggregating data by age & gender


  • He/she attends camp coordination meetings when they take place, and participates actively.
  • As necessary, participate and coordinate
  • Cluster group meetings
  • Clearly promote of child protection across the work of participants
  • Work in close coordination with the Program Operation Manager, Emergency Response manager, Child Protection specialist to ensure effective design and implementation of child protection mechanisms and educations strategies in the refugee camps.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) 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.

    Job Requirements

  • Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


  • B.A. degree in Education, Rural Development and Family Science, Community Development, Agriculture, social science
  • Two to three years of camp coordination and management


  • Previous work with humanitarian or relief organization in complex emergency situations and/or development settings, including refugees, returnees, displaced and/or war affected populations
  • General technical knowledge of camp management, building community resilience, protection of civilians, human rights and Youth development or education
  • Experience in logistics, planning, procurement and management of field operations.
  • Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts.
  • Awareness of child protection issues
    Sensitivity to gender and child protection.
  • Competent in use of word and excel
    innovation, flexibility and a solution-oriented approach
    a positive and proactive approach to community mobilisation and participation
  • Commendable writing and communication skill
  • Listens & Communicates effectively

    How to Apply

    The closing date for the application in September 25, 2019.Qulified candidates should submit the application form found with this link through

    This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

    More information about Plan International can be found on

    References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy.

    Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

    As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

    Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

    Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

    Plan International Ethiopia Camp Coordinator

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