Plan International recruits 01 Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist – Nigeria
Location: Maiduguri, BO, NG
Company: Plan International
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.
As the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist you will ensure quality Child Protection programming across the states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Working closely with the Emergency Response Manager and the project team, you will lead on effective delivery of Child protection commitment in the humanitarian response.
Do you have what it takes?
In order to succeed in this challenging and exciting role you will require demonstrable experience in conducting child protection assessments in emergency contexts and technical expertise in implementing community-based child protection responses.
Demonstrable ability to network and liaise with major child protection actors. As well as experience mainstreaming Child Protection in project design and implementation, and developing participatory monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
Comprehensive knowledge of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct.
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Type of Role: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract. This is an unaccompanied position.
Location: Maiduguri, Borno State
Salary: Circa $50,000.00 USD per annum plus benefits
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager
Closing Date: 24 March 2019
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.
As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
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. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
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.