Education in Emergencies Specialist

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Central African Republic
Organization: Plan International
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

The Organisation
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s 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 it’s 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 children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – 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 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Education in Emergencies (EiE) Specialist, you will be responsible for monitoring the quality of Plan International CAR’s interventions in education and ensure that the projects are in conformity with the country strategy. You will provide technical support for the implementation of the EiE/Early Childhood Education response programmes in CAR and you will also develop EiE programme monitoring tolls in collaboration with the M&E team and the EiE Portfolio manager.

In this role, you will ensure the technical support to all education projects implementation in an integrated manner with other program components and other on-going interventions in the response. You will also provide technical and quality input into various reports for donors, the Government and partners whilst also coordinating with the M&E team to produce SitReps.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit an individual with experience in the field of EiE, preferably in conflict affected and fragile situations. You will have strong experience in designing education projects and you will have knowledge of the Education in Emergencies Minimum Standards (INEE). You will also have the ability to network and liaise with major Education donors including the World Bank, UNICEF, etc.

To be successful in this role your project design and participatory monitoring and evaluation skills will be excellent, as will your negotiation and representation skills. You will be able to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively and you will also have good facilitation skills and the ability to deliver induction briefings/trainings. You will also have excellent written and spoken English with French.

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Location: Bangui, Central African Republic

Type of Role: 13-month Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Education in Emergencies Programme Manager

Grade: E

Closing Date: 28th February 2021

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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 Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. 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. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation 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 will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

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