• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : EDUCATION

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Expériences Be a holder of a University degree (Bac+4) in a discipline in social sciences (education, sociology, anthropology) or equivalent ; Good understanding of the Cameroonian education system (problems, strategies and actors, public and private providers, partners and NGOs) ; In-depth knowledge of barriers to girl’s access to education and strategies to overcome them ; Work experience in conflict areas is an asset ; Have a good experience working with communities and local partners ; Demonstrate an experience of at least 3 years in the field of education projects and emergency community mobilization ; Ability to work under pressure as a member of a team or independently and to meet deadlines consistently ; Capacity for communication, coordination and cooperation within multidisciplinary teams ; Planning, monitoring, work organization, quality judgement, problem solving and decision-making skills ; Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Behaviours Be honest, patient, flexible, rigorous ; Be proactive ; Have a team spirit.

Job Description:

  • Role Purpose Plan International is one of the largest international actors responding to the Anglophone crisis in the North-West, South-West, Littoral, and West regions in Cameroon; implementing projects across a variety of sectors. Plan International is looking to continue supporting vulnerable children – particularly girls – and assess how Plan can further expand the way these girls and boys are supported through education. Therefore, to help Plan International explore the possibilities of supporting girls and boys through education, Plan is seeking an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Project Officer to help Plan’s response in the education sector. The EiE Officer will work under the supervision of the EiE Program Manager. The EiE Officer will ensure access to formal and non-formal, inclusive and quality basic education in a protective environment for girls and boys at primary school level. The EiE Project Officer will facilitate and supervise all aspects of the education projects at the state level: supervise distribution of administration, education and school materials, support teacher-training programmes, follow up and monitor activities to make evaluations and suggest improvements to the project. S/he is the link between Plan and the division and sub division. He/She will ensure a good collaboration with communities and different implementing partners in the field. He will also entertain functional relationships with other staffs of the project. Dimensions of Role Active in 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International strives to reach as many children as possible, especially those who are excluded or marginalized, through high quality interventions with long-term benefits, increased revenues, partnerships with other organizations and effective operations. The EiE Officer will be under the supervision of the program Manager. He will work closely with the program Manager to ensure the good collaboration with the communities and the various partners of implementation in the field. He will maintain functional relationships with other members of the project staff. KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: The EiE Project Officer will be expected to: Work closely with the EiE Program Manager in implementing and developing all aspects of the EiE Program. Assist the program manager in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of operational partnership agreements or agreements Ensure education continuity and the protection of children in the areas of intervention; Compile and submit monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and reports to the EiE Program Manager. Work closely with the entire EiE team and CPiE team areas in implementing and developing all aspects of the EiE response with a focus on clarifying to the community the role and responsibilities of the Child Community Support Structures (CCSS) facilitators, Community Based and Community Based Management Committees (CBMC) running Non- Formal learning spaces. Ensure effective community mobilization during the project implementation cycle Sensitize Work with communities to encourage enrolment of girls. Assist in planning, organizing and overseeing training activities for CCSS facilitators, CBMCs, teachers, Focal Points for Capitation Grants, MHM Groups Supervise to ensure timely and accurate delivery of material supplies to CCSS and other Learning Spaces Manage and account for cash/floats for activities such as CCSS facilitators trainings and community mobilization workshops, and other components of training programmes. Lead workshops for communities, children and others as designated related on the value of education and the links between child protection and education. Ensure that all Plan supported schools are visited on regular basis, data collected and documented. Develop a monthly individual activity plan and support the EiE Program Manager in developing similar activity plans for effective implementation of project activities. Contribute to develop actions that strengthen the resilience of communities in projects Contribute to develop innovative education alternatives adapted to the living environment of children and to the establishment of a preventive mechanism against early primary school abandonment Ensure the capacity building of local partners involved in the implementation of the project Ensure the implementation of activities on time and in accordance with the implementation action plan Perform any task related to the activities of the position at the request of the EiE Program Manager Contribute to the achievement of expected results Support the development of project-specific reporting templates for each level of implementation and each actor Contribute to the periodic reporting of progress by ensuring the documentation of budget results and estimates Support efforts to learn from and benefit from processes or good practices Contribute to the documentation of results (photos and texts), case studies and good practices Ensure the sharing and dissemination of good practices and results of the project with all the actors of the implementation, on the one hand and within Plan-International Support the project in the planning process and produce the necessary documents for the project Ensure the capitalization of good experiences and practices and allow their wide dissemination Dealing with problems : This position will require on the incumbent to be constantly in a critical and creative reflection on the appropriate mechanisms for implementing projects. He must be able to provide alternatives to colleagues in charge of project in the field facing problems : Ability to take responsibility for analyzing and providing responses to Education for children in general and girls in particular ; Perfect integration of Education in Plan International programs and projects ; Accountability for meeting donor requirements ; Accountability for self-ownership and ownership of programs by communities. Communication et working relations : Internally : The communication is primarily directed to the line manager (project manager and project team members with the help of the EiE Specialist) to collect revisions/validations of technical documents, to inform on the progress of activities, to solicit support, etc. At the external level : For planning, follow-up of institutional analysis and capacity building plans : Communities, Mayors ; Local Administrative Autorities ; Deconcentrated technical partners. Frequency of contact with children Very high : The job holder has a very high level of contact with the children he is brought to visit during trips in the field. NEXT STEP: To apply for this job, kindly click on "Apply". Your application should include: A cover letter A comprehensive CV including details of two referees, one of whom should be your current of most recent supervisor Location: Buea – CAMEROON Closing date: May 02nd, 2020 Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.plan-international.org


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