<span style="font-family: "Plantagenet Cherokee",serif; font-size: 11pt;">Plan International is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.
<span style="font-family: "Plantagenet Cherokee",serif; font-size: 11pt;">Plan International officially started operations in Nigeria in 2014 and works to strengthen and promote the rights of children. Our programme is currently focused on basic education; improve community health services, youth and citizens’ participation in governance and creating economic opportunities and livelihoods for the poor, building resilient communities through our emergency and humanitarian response in the Northeast. <span style="font-family: "Plantagenet Cherokee",serif; font-size: 11pt; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;">Plan Nigeria works with communities, civil society organizations, development partners, government at all levels and the private sector. We are looking for people who are experienced, dedicated, have passion and want to make a difference in the lives of people
Position: Gender BAsed Violence Project Coordinator
Duration: 13 Months
Location: Mubi, Adamawa State
Role Purpose:<span style="font-family: "Tahoma", sans-serif;">The purpose of this role is to provide technical guidance on Gender Based Violence in Emergencies, support gender analysis during projects design and ensure standard and procedure of managing Gender Based Violence in Emergencies are followed by Case workers and CP/GBV Officers. The post holder will directly supervise GFFO project GBV/PSS Officers, Data Management Officers and Community Engagement Officer in the Mubi Field Office and overall management of the GFFO project.
Key End Results and typical Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Field Team and CPiE Specialist, the CP/PSS Officer will be responsible:
Qualifications and Experience
- BA or equivalent in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Human Rights or related degree desired, Master level preferred
- At least 3 years’ experience in leading Child Protection and or Gender Based Violence programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
- Strong Knowledge of the Minimum Initial Service Package for Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Emergency and Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
- At least 2 years direct experience leading Case Management services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and child-friendly counseling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways and case management systems
- Previous experience supervising and managing a team in a cross-cultural setting
- Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff
- Previous experience in emergency preparedness and response planning
- Experience working with case files and databases and providing regular supervision of UASC and Gender Based Violence documentation preferred
- Experience in grant management and proposal writing preferred
<span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Tahoma", sans-serif;">Level of Contact with Children:
<span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Tahoma", sans-serif;">High contact- the job responsibilities of this position require the post holder to have very frequent contact with children. It is expected that children shall be protected at all times.
<span style="font-family: "Plantagenet Cherokee",serif;">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. <span lang="EN" style="color: black; font-family: "Plantagenet Cherokee",serif; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;">Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.