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Plan International Recruitment | plan-international.org

Plan International Recruitment | plan-international.org

Plan International Recruitment | plan-international.org

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation which works in 71 countries across the world, in Africa, the Americas, and Asia to advance children’s rights and equality for girls.

Plan International 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 & Logistics Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Slot: 5 Openings

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/Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day support to staff in general office operations and identify future need.
  • 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.

To apply for this position, interested and qualified applicants should click Here

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Job Title: Education & Emergency Officer, MFA

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to support the pilot mobile Early Childhood Education project in Konduga, Gwoza, Mafa and Kaga Local Government Areas of Borno State.

Dimension of Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.
  • The post holder will coordinate the mobile EiE pilot 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

  • Programme development & Quality Management.
  • In collaboration with the Field Team and Education and Livelihoods Specialist, the EiE Officer shall:
    • Coordinate the implementation of mobile EiE project.
    • Support the EIE Specialist in designing the plan for the mobile units.
    • With support from Community Engagement Officer mobilize and sensitize community on the new project.
    • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the pilot project.
    • With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.
    • Support assessment of Education sector in North East.
    • Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency.
    • Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 2 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
    • 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.
    • In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities – including conducting an education specific 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.
    • Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the program design.
    • Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and any departures documented.
    • Provide regular updates to Education and Livelihoods Specialist, Humanitarian Program Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
    • Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Team Leader.
    • Support the implementation of, and represent Plan International in, emergency education coordination mechanisms including any relevant cluster.
    • Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
    • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
    • Human Resource Development
    • Supports the orientation, on-going development/training and builds capacity of local partner staff when required.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

Essential:

  • 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 units desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.

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 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.

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.

To apply for this position, interested and qualified applicants should click Here

Application Deadline 

23rd April, 2019.

Note: Plan International Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities. Plan International Nigeria is fully committed to child protection to prevent children from all forms of abuse. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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