Plan International New Job Vacancies [6 Positions]

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28 Nov, 2017

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NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International Nigeria is part is the global federation of Plan International and was registered as a National Organization in 2014 in Nigeria. Plan International works in 52 developing Countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Plan’s Global Strategic Goals (2017-2022) is to advance Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls ad our Ambition is, “together, we take action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive”. We reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised through the delivery of high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits to children and their communities.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator
Req ID: 25162
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract Duration: 1 year.

Role Purpose

  • To ensure effective and efficient coordination of human resources related activities towards implementation of the Humanitarian projects, and to provide technical leadership in ensuring that all human resources processes are in line with policies of Plan International.

Job Description

  • Coordinate all HR related matters with support from the Country office, including ensuring staff understanding and compliance of the Staff and HR manuals.
  • Maintains up to date job descriptions and employee records to support current organizational needs.
  • Lead on the submission of timesheets for approval and forwarding to Country Office.
  • Plans and delivers induction for new staff to enable them settle faster and easily.
  • Develop and implement a capacity building plan for staff and partners that includes but not limited to fire safety, office protocols, and procurement policies.
  • Support recruitment and selection activities that meet Plan International policy and meets good practice standard to attract and retain the best.
  • Develop and update all JDs for humanitarian projects recruitment where applicable.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A B.Sc Degree in  Human Resource Management/Social Sciences or other related courses. Any relevant professional certification and a Master’s degree will be added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ practical work experience in managing human resources systems in a similar organization
  • Familiarity with Nigerian laws.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Basic Human Resources skills
  • Communicates clearly and effectively appropriate to the audience
  • Possession of good report writing skills
  • Passion for learning and development.
  • Good computer literacy skills.
  • Team player

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finance and Grant Officer
Req ID: 25161
Location: Borno
Contract Duration: 22 Months 
Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate financial information and ensure that Grants expenditures are in line with specific FAD/donor requirements.
  • The role’s support is to the Humanitarian Programs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in donor funds grants administration.
  • Experience working with sub-grantees required.
  • Fluency in local language and English required.
  • Preferred qualifications: knowledge of and experience with the key donors in the industry is strongly preferred.
  • Experience providing capacity development assistance to sub-grantees strongly preferred.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Excellent and demonstrable experience in grant and financial management.
  • 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 multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Req ID: 25163
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract Duration: 1 year
Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate all M&E efforts across Plan International Nigeria’s Humanitarian programmes in line with International best practices and relevant guidelines and to coordinate the operationalization of effective and appropriate systems and processes for measuring impact, learning and reporting across the organization.

Job Description
In collaboration with the Field Teams, ERM, MERL Manager, Lake chad MERL specialist, team leads and sector Specialists, the M&E Coordinator will:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of humanitarian program M&E plans to capture project performance and results, including data reporting, tool development, assessments, and all Humanitarian monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for humanitarian programs that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Ensure M&E-specific elements of staff and local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented
  • Report results of M&E activities to donors by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate
  • Provide coordination and supervision on M&E to ensure technical integrity to achieve program goal and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Project/unit heads, sector Specialists, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large multi-year international development programs, with a robust M&E component. Master’s degree is preferred.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, research, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation.
  • Demonstrated strong coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple counterparts in private, public and NGO sectors.
  • Strong understanding of M&E, policy and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including excellent facilitation skills and demonstrated technical writing skills for publication.
  • Familiarity with M&E for protection projects including the Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS).
  • Strong PM&E knowledge and skills

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Grants Manager in Emergencies – Deployment Roster
Req ID: 24881
Location: Nigeria
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager
Overview
Emergency Roster:

  • The Emergency Roster is a database of pre-selected deployable internal and external candidates who have the appropriate skills and experience to support emergency preparedness and response. It also stores information on these candidates.
  • The purpose of the roster is to ensure that we have the right people in the right place and the right time with the right skills.
  • Roster Members are expected to deploy to an emergency response within 72 hours or once an entry visa is received. A Roster Member is selected from the Emergency Roster as and when a roster request is received from one of our country offices.

Context and Dimensions of Role

  • The Grants Manager will be deployed, often at short notice, to support a Country Office respond to a particular emergency.
  • The Grants Manager will manage all aspects of the response with regards to leading on proposal development and funding opportunities, ensuring appropriate procedures are in place, adhered to and flagging any concerns to the ERM and CD.

Key Tasks
Fundraising:

  • Lead fundraising and resource mobilisation initiatives ensuring a priority focus on the specific needs of girls and coordinate proposal management.
  • Directly support the Emergency Response Manager (ERM) and Programme staff to prepare and develop proposal.
  • Maintain in-country donor and NO relationships to identify possible grant funding opportunities, including representing at local donor meetings.
  • Maintain and distribute the funding tracker as part of the regular situational reports (sitreps).
  • Review proposals and check for compliance to donor program and financial requirements.
  • Lead in the draft and signing of FADs and addendums at CO, RO and IH level if necessary.
  • Review Donor agreements and facilitate submission and approval of the same as required.
  • If required, develop a resource mobilisation plan in support of an Emergency Response strategy.
  • Coordinate input in to the UNOCHA managed Financial Tracking Service (FTS)

Grant Compliance:

  • Provide continuous oversight of compliance to donor procedures and requirements throughout the project cycle, from start-up, implementation and closure.
  • Perform detailed audit reviews of emergency projects with special attention to procurement processes and supporting documentation, specific donor compliance and legal requirements.
  • Review relevant procurement/bidding documentation to ensure donor compliance.
  • Communicate and coordinate as necessary with IH legal counsel department on legal contract issues.
  • Advise the Emergency Response Manager, identifying gaps and issues and provide corrective recommendations. As appropriate, help ensure required remedial actions are taken by others in a timely manner.
  • Act as a focal point for grant compliance guidance, providing support and training to the Emergency team and broader Country Office.

Grant Management:

  • Organise and conduct grant start-up and close-out processes and workshops including orientation for Programmes staff on grant/donor procedures and requirements, project timelines, budgets and other necessary compliance requirements.
  • Coordinate and supervise the drafting and completion of project and donor reports, working across the ER team to ensure reports are completed in a timely, high quality fashion. As part of this, develop and maintain a reporting schedule.
  • Maintain ongoing contact with Program Managers and other implementation staff to track progress and implementation of grant-funded projects.
  • Maintain a highly organised document management system in hardcopy and electronic, ensuring projects meet any donor’s record keeping requirements.
  • Ensure partnerships with NOs and donors are effectively managed to achieve productive and successful relationships. This includes arranging donor/NO field visits in collaboration with the Communications staff.
  • Working closely with the Program Manager(s), ensure timely preparation of partner agreements.
  • Convene periodic grants management meetings with PU/Program Managers, Program Specialists, Implementation Managers and other relevant staff to ensure grant integration across PUs/Program Offices.
  • Conduct monitoring and support visits to grant projects as needed to resolve grant management issues.
  • Ensure all relevant staff, including incoming staff, receive copies of all documentation (grant proposals, budgets, reports, evaluation reports etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives
Knowledge & Experience:

  • Proven experience in grant and financial management in NGOs and preferably also in emergencies.
  • Extensive experience in developing proposal and budget formulation
  • Understanding of multiple donor policies and procedures particularly ECHO, OFDA, Start Network, DEC, DFATD, SIDA, and UN Agencies
  • Ability to undertake strategic and programme planning
  • Proven ability to maintain strong NO/donor relations
  • Proven experience in developing grant management procedures during an emergency response
  • Proven experience of incorporating gender issues in to funding submissions.

Skills:

  • Ability to coordinate and organise within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Project management including planning and scheduling, process design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan, including proven networking skills.
  • Training and facilitation

Behaviours:

  • Committed to Plan International’s strategy and values.
  • Communicator.
  • Experienced with working with senior management.
  • Team player and relationship builder.
  • Able to work calmly under extreme pressure and at unpredictable (long) hours during emergency response.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: HR Specialist – Deployment Roster
Req ID: 24841
Location: Nigeria
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager
Job Description
Emergency Roster:

  • The Emergency Roster is a database of pre-selected deployable internal and external candidates who have the appropriate skills and experience to support emergency preparedness and response.
  • It also stores information on these candidates. The purpose of the roster is to ensure that we have the right people in the right place and the right time with the right skills.
  • Roster Members are expected to deploy to an emergency response within 72 hours or once an entry visa is received.
  • A Roster Member is selected from the Emergency Roster as and when a roster request is received from one of our country offices.

Job Purpose

  • The HR Specialist will be deployed, often at short notice, to support a CO respond to a particular emergency.
  • The HR Specialist will manage all aspects of the response with regards to leading on human resources, ensuring appropriate procedures are in place, adhered to and flagging any concerns to the ERM and CD.

Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives
Knowledge:

  • Ability to analyse the local labour law and its practical application in the workplace.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with an international or local non-government organisation
  • Good knowledge of SPHERE and the CHS
  • Excellent technical knowledge of good people management and development practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of current good practice
  • Basic financial acumen and the ability to align HR and Finance / Ops procedures
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of Plan HR policies and procedures, both local and global or the ability to demonstrate these can be learned
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR issues related to Gender and Child Protection.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to provide effective HR support in the event of a disaster

Skills & Behaviours:

  • Proven skills in leading and managing a HR function at a senior level, including the full range of human resource management activities (recruitment and selection, performance management, development, talent management, reward, employee relations etc).
  • Development of workable HR policies and systems that support the achievement of Plan’s goals, help manage risk and are fully compliant with Plan policy and procedure and local labour law.
  • Ability to negotiate, advocate and influence effectively at all levels of the Country Office and outside of line management relationships.
  • Ability to remain objective and make tough decisions
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • May be required to work during late hours, weekends and holidays in order to ensure timely delivery of programmes
  • Language skills desirable (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic)
  • Leadership and team management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships and networks quickly at every level within the Country Office and outside
  • Ability to plan and organise work effectively and deal with multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to handle sensitive people issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Listening, coaching and counselling skills
  • Ability to lead and mange change effectively

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Education in Emergency Officer
Ref Id: 24901
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Slot: 6
Duration of Contract: 2 years
Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to support the pilot mobile Education in Emergency (EIE) project

Qualifications and Experience

  • 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

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline   23rd August, 2018.

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