Entry Level Project Facilitator – MHM Jobs – Plan International

Organization: Plan
International
Duty Station: Kamuli, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator Menstrual Hygiene Management
About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the
oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in
the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the
Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.
Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential
in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent,
with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary:  The Project Facilitator-Menstrual Hygiene
Management (MHM) Project will carry out the day-to-day implementation of MHM
project interventions in Kamuli Programme Unit. Working closely with other
members of the project team and other project stakeholders (local government,
NGO partners, communities) s/he will oversee that the project activities are
implemented in a timely and efficient manner and contribute to improved
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Menstrual Hygiene Management, WASH and
other Health related interventions among female youths and women.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Takes part in developing annual project outlines
and quarterly and monthly project work-plans and budgeting.
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Manages annual budgets  allocated for the delivery of the MHM project
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Organises capacity building sessions for
resource teams on MHM
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Organises awareness raising activities including
training of youths and adults on MHM
·        
Provides technical support on MHM to
community-based groups supported by the project
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Actively participates in mobilisation and
sensitisation of communities to access MHM services.
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Organises participatory project monitoring and
evaluation sessions
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Mentors school health clubs in Menstrual Hygiene
Management for continuity and sustainability of project outcomes  
·        
Works closely with different groups and
individuals to strengthen their capacity in making and marketing and
distribution of hygienic menstrual hygiene materials within communities.
·        
Builds capacity of groups in business management
and enterprise development
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Participates in the collection of data for the
MHM project operational research
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Compiles activity and monthly reports for
submission to the Project Coordinator
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Maintains 
the project documents
Dealing with Problems:
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Spots the solution that will lead to a safe
outcome.
·        
Stays calm and rationally look at the problem and
envision a successful solution
·        
Stays focused on positive outcome in situation
which is avoidable
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the Plan International Project Facilitator-Menstrual
Hygiene Management (MHM) Project job placement should preferably hold a degree in Nursing, Public Health,
Social Science, Social Work or development studies.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience of working on
WASH initiatives with a bias on Menstrual Hygiene Management and must be
knowledgeable of WASH in school minimum standards.
·        
Broad knowledge of sanitation promotion
approaches including CLTS, PHASE, PHAST, CHAST, Child- to- Child, &
Menstrual Hygiene Management
·        
Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge in
Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel and Power Point presentation)
·        
Knowledge on Tackling Inequality and exclusion
·        
Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
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Excellent oral and written communication skills
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Excellent skills in documentation and report
writing
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Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in
multi-cultural contexts
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Ability to generate and interpret financial
reports using excel
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Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
Behaviours:
·        
Behaves consistently in approach to work and
decision-making
·        
Strongly drives performance forward in area of
the business for which they are responsible together with the team
·        
Sets a strong learning culture in their part of
the organisation
·        
Remains calm and positive under pressure and in
difficult situations
·        
Aware of impact on others and adjusting own
behaviour accordingly
·        
Fluent with the local language specifically
Lusoga and Luganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of
application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of
relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus
salary history and send to:
The Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org.
NB: Only short-listed
applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in
case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.
Deadline: 12th September,
2016
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