Project Officer – Child Protection-GFFO NGO Jobs – Plan International

Organisation:  Plan International
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:  Project
Manager – Not My Crisis
About US:
Plan International
is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that
advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and
potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence,
exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working
together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive
for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and
all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for
children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
About Project:
NOT MY CRISIS, BUT
MY BODY & MY LIFE project aims to improve protection, reproductive health
and knowledge and resilience of vulnerable boys and girls in South Sudanese
Refugee settlements through the provision of Child Protection and Sexual and
Reproductive Health (SRH) services and Cash Voucher Assistance (CVA). It is a
24 months emergency response project funded by German Federal Foreign Office
(GFFO) to be implemented in Adjumani Refugee settlements West Nile, covering
Maaji 1-3, Boroli, Pagirinya, Ayilo 1-2, Nymanzi and four host communities
where these settlements are located.
Job Summary:    The Project Officer – Child Protection-GFFO
NOT MY CRISIS BUT MY BODY AND MY LIFE is directly responsible day to day planning
and implementation of the child protection component of this project. He/She is
accountable to the Project Manager GFFO – NOT MY CRISIS Project, who is
responsible for the delivery of the overall project results in line with
project proposal, PIU West Nile emergency response strategy and GFFO
requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
He/she
is responsible for the delivery of the Child protection component of NORAD
project results in accordance with Plan International’s values and behaviours,
including gender transformative outcomes and Safeguarding of all Children.
·       
He/she
supports the project manager in strengthening of the community based child
protection systems and ensure adequate and quality CP services for children,
including case management services, are provided in refugee and host
communities
·       
Support
the project manager ensure effective and safe CP systems that prevent and
respond to CP concerns in refugee and host communities are strengthened
Strengthening prevention and response to violence against children in school
home and community settings.
·       
Working
in Close consultation and with supervision from the Project Manager, the
Project Officer Child Protection performs the following roles to implement the
Child Protection component of this project:
·       
Provide
technical guidance and specialized child protection expertise for
implementation the child protection activities under this project.
·       
Support
in developing and implementing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project
work plans, project activities and budgets.
·       
Prepare
and submit to project manager, high quality activity, weekly, quarterly and
annual narrative reports for all completed activities.
·       
Coordinate
effectively with other project ooffier ASRH/Livelihood and other staffs to
leverage efforts, build synergy, team work and deliver high quality project
results
·       
Support
tracking, monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting of project
outputs, outcomes, impact or results and changes in close collaboration with
Project Manager.
·       
Support
effective project budget utilization, management and monitoring for activities
directly implemented by Plan staff and partners.
·       
Support
timely accountability for funds used to implement project in line with Plan
international accounting policies and procedures and donor requirements.
·       
Assist
in effective management of project resources including procurements in
accordance with Plan International Uganda policies and guidelines and in
accordance with grant conditions.
·       
Support
with representation in child protection sector working group meeting (CPSWG)
meetings with UNHCR other stakeholders at settlement and district level in
close consultation with the Project manager.
·       
Assist
with project risk management in the implementation of the project to minimise
their occurrence and possible effects on the project in line with Plan
International Risk Management policy and project risk mitigation measures
·       
Ensure
compliance with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People
Policy and guidelines in all project activities
·       
Mobilize
target community members, children, families and key stakeholders at settlement
level and host communities, sub county and district level to participate in
GFFO project activities
·       
Organize
and directly facilitate trainings sessions and other capacity building
initiatives for child protection committees, mentors, children groups, parents/
caregivers, chid protection case management.
·       
Support
GFFO Project Manager and Emergency Response Manager in developing Concept
papers/ proposals for funding opportunities.
·       
Performs
additional duties as per the request of the Project Manager and Emergency
Response Manager.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Plan International Project Officer – Child Protection-GFFO
NOT MY CRISIS BUT MY BODY AND MY LIFE job must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s
Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Child Protection, Development
Studies, Social Sciences or any relevant field with wide demonstrated relevant
experience in managing child protection in emergency programs.
·       
Demonstrated
skills and experience in promoting CPiE programming 
·       
Experience
and skills in the use of participatory approaches and rights-based programming.
·       
At least
3 years professional experience in implementing CPiE programs in humanitarian
context.
·       
Excellent
communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
·       
Demonstrated
experience in networking with other development partners in the field.
·       
Good
oral and written communication in English and local language where
assigned 
·       
Good
knowledge of ICT.
·       
Plan
International’s Values in Practice
·       
We are
open and accountable
·       
Promotes
a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
·       
Holds
self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
·       
Consistent
and fair in the treatment of people.
·       
Open
about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
·       
Accountable
for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young
people
How to Apply:
All Qualified
candidates please apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 10th July 2020
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