Plan International Nigeria: Education in Emergency Officer – Maiduguri – Nigeria

Plan International Nigeria is part is the global federation of Plan International and was registered as a National Organization in 2014 in Nigeria. Plan International works in 52 developing Countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Plan’s Global Strategic Goals (2017-2022) is to advance Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls ad our Ambition is, “together, we take action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive”. We reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised through the delivery of high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits to children and their communities.

Role Purpose: The purpose of this role is to support the pilot mobile Education in Emergency (EIE) project

Contract Duration: 2 years

Number Required: 6

Qualifications and Experience

     i.        University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields

    ii.        Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience Education in Emergencies

   iii.        Experience working in emergency settings

  1. Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC)
  2. Experience with participatory approaches to education, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.

   vi.        Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)

  vii.        Experience in mobile EiE units desirable but not essential

viii.        Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence


Skills & Knowledge

     i.        Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail

    ii.        Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility

   iii.        Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.

   iv.        Languages: Excellent command of English language

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.

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