Plan International Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International Project Officer 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 post holder will support the development, implementation and periodic review of the SBCC and social cohesion component of the project design and activities, engagement with broad range of project stakeholders, support to project financial and administrative management processes, protocols and systems, including identified risk elements.


Responsibilities


  • Contribute to the development and implementation of training curricula, advocacy and community mobilization strategies, including IEC materials and radio messages to ensure service delivery issues are captured.
  • Organize and monitor the training activities under the SBCC and social cohesion component.
  • Participate actively in the capacity building of the adolescent peer educators and community youth groups.
  • Participate in program research processes in the project, including baseline and end line evaluations. Work to strengthen linkages between Partners and community support structures.
  • Regularly collect project level data, to track progress against planned service delivery outputs and outcomes, using RBM methodologies.
  • Implement the project logistic processes at the different levels to ensure smooth running of project activities.
  • Support Country Office Gender and Social Inclusion Manager in identifying, disseminate and address gender barriers to programming outcomes.
  • Provide regular updates to supervisor and other project team members to inform project programming decision making and advocacy efforts.
  • Ensure M and E processes are implemented to capture quality project data for reporting and decision making.
  • Provide support to partner activities to ensure consistency with project objectives.
  • Identify success stories in collaboration with partners and share with Program Management
    Contribute to the Knowledge management process on the project.
  • Work with community based structures for successful implementation of community outreach services.
  • Support regular advocacies to local stakeholders to improve and sustain project buy-in and operations.
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of good working relationship with the relevant State actors, local government authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Assume any other responsibility as assigned by the Program Manager.

    Administration and Finance:

  • Support the Program Manager to ensure that all finance policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Participate in budget preparation and in ensuring spends
    and forecast are in line with plans.
  • Support in the mobilisation of financial resources related to youth activities.
  • Ensure that reliable communications/information management facilities are established and maintained.
  • Ensure to use procedures and relevant protocols of Plan International Nigeria that are necessary in carrying out the project activities.
  • Support the timely and appropriate use of all procurement and logistics infrastructure for the effective implementation of project activities.


    Requirements


  • Experience managing peacebuilding, SBCC, parent counselling, youth leadership, or civil society strengthening projects in developing country contexts and preferably in North East.
  • University education and over 3 years of experience in peacebuilding, SBCC, youth leadership, or civil society strengthening, or a related field and demonstrated experience in management of community-based projects
  • Experience in utilizing adolescent peer education methodologies and comprehensive sexuality Education in communities will be a plus.
  • A history of productive involvement with local partners, including from government, traditional leadership, and civil society
    Demonstrated expertise in and commitment to developing the leadership of young people, including use of adolescent peer education methodologies.
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing, implementing, and monitoring inclusive, gender-equitable development programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and background in community mobilization and engagement
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate
  • Experience drafting project reporting and monitoring project progress
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Knowledge of Hausa language preferred but not required


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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