Plan International recruits 01 Programme Manager Livelihood
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Programme Manager Livelihood
Location: Maiduguri, BO, NG
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.
Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, driving changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. Plan International is registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
Deadline for application submission: 3rd April, 2020.
The Programme Manager-Livelihood is to oversee all activities of Plan Livelihood project.
Ensure all livelihood Projects implementation is following the Country Strategy and Humanitarian Response Strategy, Livelihood strategic plan, objectives, outcomes and targets, which is the contractual & programmatic basis.
Project Cycle Management is on track in line with expected expenditure and work plane
That the programme activities are following minimum quality standards related to Livelihood in Emergencies interventions.
That programmatic and financial progress reporting is done on time
Donor communications are done in line with the Plan Nigeria internal regulations.
Dimension of Role:
The Programme Manger role will be to support the coordination and implementation of Livelihood projects in the north east of Nigeria.
He / she will be supported by livelihood specialist, Deputy Emergency Response Manager and Emergency Response Manager.
The main objective of this position is to support the smooth implementation of livelihood projects and act as interface between the key projects intervention stakeholders such as donors, government, civil society and PLAN international Nigeria.
Provide pro-actively guidance and technical support to the implementing livelihood project teams in Nigeria in all phases of Project Cycle (from start-up to project closure) where required.
Support livelihood project coordinators in pre-assembling and preparing narrative reports and financial updates on expenditures in line with donor, Plan’s requirements and rules and regulations.
Ensure all sitrep reports are reported
Monitor the submission of 5W data to the Early recovery and livelihood sector and Food security sector.
Ensure all cash and NFI of livelihood projected are deliver as scheduled
Monitor the production of success stories of livelihood interventions
Support all livelihood assessments
Track BVA and performance of livelihood project
Draw attention of Livelihood specialists to all technical challenges of the livelihood projects
Facilitate lessons learnt across all livelihood projects
Support livelihood specialist in proposal development
Facilitate networking of government and partners on livelihood interventions
Participate in regular monitoring and if required programme/action plans, revisions and modifications at country level and facilitate with the relevant stakeholders.
Organize/facilitate/accompany start-up and closing workshops as well as all relevant mid-term reviews and evaluations.
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Bachelor Degree preferably in a discipline such as Agriculture, environmental study, international development, economics or any other discipline relevant to development.
A master degree in development and disaster management will be an added advantage
Experience in Food Security and livelihood.
Previous experience in a related position for at least 3 years.
Fluent in written and spoken English
Ability to speak Hausa language will be an advantage
Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.
Experience in working in Cash, Food security and livelihood sector.
Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver PLAN’s strategic objectives.
Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations
Facilitate the development and scheduling of volunteer outreach activities
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. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.