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Education in Emergencies Specialist at Plan International

Filed in by on May 9, 2023
Full Time Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 11 months ago

Plan International is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Education in Emergencies Specialist


Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Role: 13 Months fixed-term contract
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager 

 About 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.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience working in a broad range of humanitarian crises in a number of different contexts
  • Significant experience in planning, design and implementation of integrated, conflict sensitive, gender-aware (or better) education programmes in humanitarian settings
  • Demonstrable knowledge of key issues relevant to education, particularly in emergency contexts: resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and related development frameworks, diversity, gender equality and rights-based approaches.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of child protection principles, child safeguarding, and familiarity with referral systems.
  • Good knowledge of INEE Minimum Standards and related resources, and other humanitarian standards (including the Core Humanitarian Standard and Child Protection Minimum Standards)
  • Experience of conducting education needs assessments
  • Experience with advocacy, particularly influencing around girls’ education, inclusion and education continuity in crisis contexts.
  • Experience of capacity building and mentoring on education technical areas with a variety of audiences, and the ability to work comfortably with ethnically diverse colleagues in sensitive environments.
  • Ability to secure funding from public and private funding streams
  • Strong analytical, presentation and report-writing skills.
  • Fluency in English
  • Committed to actively upholding Plan International’s vision, values and behaviours and policies, including the Say Yes! To Keeping Children Safe Policy.

 How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

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  • We will be recruiting globally for this role, but the individual must be based in Northeast Nigeria, and therefore support with relocation is available.
  • Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

 Application Closing Date
15th May, 2023.


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