Program Facilitator (Mutoko)
Location: Mutoko, ME, ZW
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. 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. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
Job Description x 1
Reporting to the Program Area Manager, the Program Facilitator will facilitate community participation in programs and production of Building Relationship (BR) communications including the integration of program and Building Relationship activities in the field. S/he will be responsible for child rights programming and proposal development.
Community mobilization and facilitation
Facilitate project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in the assigned area of operation
Facilitates effective participation of children, families, communities and stakeholders in programming activities
Facilitates the integration of program and BR activities in the field
Coordination and Networking
Establish good working relations with children, families, community leadership, community based organizations (CBOs), government extension staff and other stakeholders at ward and village levels
Participate in stakeholder meetings and networks at ward and village levels
Building relationship activities
Create community awareness on development education
Promote integration of BR and program processes at field level
Facilitate production of quality BR products to meet set deadlines
Promote child rights based programming at field level
Child Protection & gender equality mainstreaming
Promotes and abides by Plan policies and procedures including but not limited to: Gender equality mainstreaming, Child Safeguarding Policy; Code of Conduct and the related mandatory reporting responsibilities.
Reports all incidents and concerns on child abuse to the line manager.
Facilitate dissemination of information to communities including children are well versed in child protection and all child protection incidents and concerns (in area of operation) are promptly and accurately reported.
A Diploma/Degree in Social Work, Development Studies or related discipline from a recognized institute.
A clean class 3 riders’ licence
Willingness to ride a motorbike
At least 3 years experience in a similar role in an NGO environment.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Proven ability to develop project proposals and concepts
Excellent networking and partnership building skills
Good communication, facilitation and report writing skills
Strong negotiating, strategic thinking and influencing skills
Demonstrates clear respect to all and especially children without discrimination
Having initiative and able to work independently
Promotes innovation and learning in program facilitation
Communicates clearly and effectively on child rights programming
Assertiveness and shows cultural sensitiveness
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy.
This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals.
Location: Zimbabwe (Mutoko)
Type of role: 9 months Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date : 21 March 2019