Plan International Recruitment

Plan International job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Communication & Advocacy Officer,
  2. Regional Lake Chad Programme Manager,
  3. Programme Manager – Education,
  4. Director – Operations (Director-OP).

Plan International Recruitment

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Plan International is looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and Application Procedure: for Plan International jobs online.

Communication & Advocacy Officer

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • Under the general guidance of the Country Communications Advisor and with support from the Emergency Response Manager, the Communications officer will be responsible for implementing the approved Plan International Nigeria integrated communications in emergency strategy.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • A first degree/HND or Masters in Communications studies or Social Sciences
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on communications or media for NGO or in journalism especially in emergency settings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate complicated and technical issues in a concise and clear way, to a wide range of target audiences
  • Demonstrated experience of the key responsibilities, including working with media, delivering
  • Communications strategies, managing internal communications, knowledge of digital media, and creating networks
  • A track record of achieving results and strategic impact on communications and media and in building capacity for teams to deliver
  • Must show demonstrable impact in using communications as a tool for social change
  • Sound political judgement and risk management
  • Strong understanding of the international humanitarian community, preferably experience working with/in coalitions of other INGOs and the UN.
  • Knowledge of information management in conflict situation.
  • Demonstrated and considerable experience of working with international media, communications or public relations roles
  • Fluency in English and Hausa languages

Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, including ability to find, absorb, analyse and prioritise information from many different sources, and proven experience of strategy development
  • Ability to work in a volatile and, at times, insecure environment, under pressure, to tight deadlines, with competing priorities and minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel – sometimes at short notice
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work in multi-national, multi-cultural teams.
  • Computer literate and well versed in basic software (Word, Internet Explorer, Excel, etc).

Deadline: 21st June, 2019.

Application Procedure:

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Regional Lake Chad Programme Manager

Job Location: Abuja – Travel required Frequent
Type of Role: Five-year fixed term contract
Grade: Update
Grade: F

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

  • Networking and representation: demonstrable experience of organizational representation and engagement with humanitarian donors
  • Communication: Well developed written and oral communication skills. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • People management: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to guide local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Adaptability & flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under a stressful working environment.
  • Work style: well organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge & skills: General knowledge and understanding of INEE and CPIE minimum standards, Core Humanitarian Standards, SPHERE, Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct and other relevant international standards for humanitarian response. General CPiE, EiE and TVET/IGA related experience is considered as an advantage.
  • Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in IT/computer skills (including sound MS excel and word proficiency)
  • Previous work experience in the Lake Chad region (desirable) & emergency context (mandatory)
  • Experience as a coordinator for a multi-donor programme/project preferred
  • Fluency in French and English (mandatory)

Physical Environment:

  • The holder of the position will be working in a typical office environment and entails 60-70 % travel within the Lake Chad countries and the region. Deployment to major size emergencies red level within the region if required

Level of Contact with Children

  • Mid contact: The PM will have occasional interaction with children.

Deadline: 13th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Programme Manager – Education

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Type of Role: 13 month fixed term contract
Grade: E
Functional Area: Programme, Humanitarian Response
Reports to: Deputy Emergency Response Manager
Effective Date: June 2019

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, Project Management or any relevant field.
  • Networking and representation: demonstrable experience of organizational representation and engagement with humanitarian donors
  • Communication: Well developed written and oral communication skills. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • People management: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to guide local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Adaptability & flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under a stressful working environment.
  • Work style: well organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge & skills: General knowledge and understanding of EiE minimum standards, Core Humanitarian Standards, SPHERE, Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct and other relevant international standards for humanitarian response.
  • Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in IT/computer skills (including sound MS excel and word proficiency)
  • Experience as a coordinator/Programme Manager for a multi-donor programme/project preferred
  • Fluency in English (business level mandatory)

Physical Environment:

  • The holder of the position will be working in a typical office environment and entails 50 – 60 % travel to the project implementation locations.

Level of Contact With Children:

  • Mid contact: The PM will have occasional interaction with children

Deadline: 12th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:

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Director – Operations (Director-OP)

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: F
Reports to: Nigeria Country Director
Type of Role: 13 month fixed term contract
Functional Area: Operations Support – Finance, Admin, Procurement, Logistics and IT

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Essential:

  • Relevant academic qualification with at least a Master’s degree in associated fields – Finance, Business Administration and Management.
  • Proven experience in finance management, administration management, business management and procurement process
  • Demonstrable knowledge as a result of education, training or practical experience on the key debates in development, particularly around child rights;
  • Practical knowledge of operations supports for development;
  • Proficient in Microsoft office packages and with Plan’s general ledger, grants tracking and SAP system
  • Strong knowledge of the requirements of donors’ compliance and grants management;
  • Fluency in English and strong working knowledge of French, spoken and written;
  • Proven effective management skills leading teams across several sites and operating in a multi-cultural and matrix management structure
  • Excellent proven financial analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate and foster in team members a strong commitment to meeting the needs of other employees and managers for financial services
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in a managerial role and at least 5 years in an International NGO
  • Ability to work under pressure

Leadership Skills and Behaviours demonstrated from experience:
Striving for high performance:

  • Achieves clarity and accountability among whole team of their individual and collective objectives;
  • Organises work clearly and effectively within the team;
  • Deals with poor performers by either improving their contribution or managing their exit, when necessary.

Strategic thinking and innovation:

  • Creates strong strategic direction for operational side of organisation in wider Plan International context;
  • Major contributor to direction in the management team of which they are a member;
  • Flexible in responding to new demands presented in emergency situations.

Decision making and risk management:

  • Can address complex problems in a balanced way;
  • Good judgment in decision-making, making best use of available information;
  • Willing to make difficult or unpopular decisions and stand by them.

Influence and communication:

  • Uses the potential of varied cultures to reach solutions;
  • Excellent listener who understands and shows sensitivity to the views of others;
  • Forms good relationships quickly with wide range of people, including those in positions of power and who have different views/ interests;
  • Represents Plan effectively with senior people in external stakeholder organisations;
  • Understands external and internal politics and able to navigate these;
  • Communicates with clarity and passion both 1-1 and with large groups;
  • Effective negotiator in complex situations;
  • Assertive without being aggressive.

Desirable:
Self-awareness and resilience:

  • Aware of own strengths, weaknesses and pro-active in using feedback and self-development
  • Aware of impact on others and uses impact to create positive climate at work
  • Aware of own emotional reactions and able to manage them
  • Manages own workload effectively and manages stress without harm to self or others
  • Positive about change and able to cope well with ambiguity and support others in doing so

Building effective teams and partnerships:

  • Creates a highly motivated team with a unified purpose;
  • Modifies own view to get best outcome for organisation;
  • Contributes effectively to work of other functions/ units and to management team as a whole
  • Able to build partnerships and improve relationships;
  • Resolves conflict effectively in own team or across boundaries.

Developing people:

  • Continuously uses both 1-1 and team situations to develop others;
  • Organises work to give others development opportunities;
  • Adapts style to suit the needs of a wide variety of people;
  • Deals effectively with mistakes and re-motivates those involved.

Deadline: 10th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Note: Please note we will review applications on an ongoing basis

About Plan International.

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.


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