Project Officer- GFFO

Plan International

Community & Social Services

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Project Officer- GFFO

Date: 29 Aug 2023

Location: Fufore, Mafa and Damboa, Nigeria

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrenâs rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And itâs girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support childrenâs rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for â and respond to â crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

The Opportunity

The post holder, will oversee Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE) and Gender Based Violence in Emergency (GBViE) activities in designated Local Government Areas (LGAs) of North East Nigeria and ensure that the project is implemented in accordance with the agreed workplan. He/she will be providing hands-on guidance, support, mentoring and coaching to CPiE and GBViE frontline staff, Case Workers and PSS volunteers to ensure smooth and quality implementation of child protection and GBV in emergencies project.

About You

We are looking to recruit person (s) with:

University Degree, in Social Science, Social Work, human rights, law, psychology or related field A minimum of 3-5 yearsâ experience in child protection work with a humanitarian organisation. Solid knowledge base and practical experience in community-based child protection approaches, case management, psychosocial support and child participation methodologies. Experience of managing the programme cycle, including assessments and report writing, monitoring of indicators. Strong experience and skills in management of people from different backgrounds. Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties. Strong self-starter, able to set up and oversee child protection activities

Please follow this link for a full role profile; 

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.

Location: Fofore, Mafa and Damboa

Type of Role: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 8thSeptember 2023

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girlsâ rights and inclusion.

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 organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

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