Monday, May 14, 2018

Job opportunities At Plan International

  Xpresstz       Monday, May 14, 2018
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The Organisation:
Our purpose is to strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Our global strategy has a specific focus on girls, as they are often the most marginalized and most often left behind. We have committed ourselves to the ambitious target of reaching 100 million girls over 5 years, to ensure they can learn, lead, decide and thrive. This is our contribution to reaching the sustainable development goals and in particular the goals on gender equality.
Our organization is transforming itself to meet this enormous challenge everywhere we work.
We need bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to lead our country operations, driving change and delivering results that will allow us to reach our target of 100 million girls.

The Opportunity:
As Emergency Response Manager, you will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan International's emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation program.
You will be responsible for a team of 84 national staff, based in Kibondo working in two refugee camps.
In addition, you will provide strategic leadership in all areas of emergency programming and strengthen the overall capacity to be prepared and respond to emergencies in accordance with accepted principles and practices, as well as strategically integrate emergency programming within the overall program approach.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Oversee the management of specific emergency programmes, ensuring response activities are in line with donor compliance and Plan International’s standard policies and procedures.
  • Represent Plan International with the host Government, both at the national and regional level, highlighting key issues of concern impacting on children and in particular on girls.
  • Ensure robust financial management system is in place across the field offices.
  • Oversee and approve sit-reps on the emergency response and recovery. Ensure  timely dissemination of situation reports and fundraising material to Plan International’s Headquarters and National Organisations;
Do you have what it takes?
With proven relevant humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters, you will have lead multi-disciplinary, multi-national teams under difficult circumstances, in a sensitive and participatory manner, with management responsibility for multi-million dollar budgets, a high level of expertise in external representation and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
You will have a strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil-military liaison and program management.
A confident and clear communicator, you will have broad project management skills, including program design and proposal development, general finance, administration and information management.
Our organizational values are designed to help everyone who works with us achieve our ambitious goals for children, especially girls.

  • We are open and accountable
  • We strive for lasting impact
  • We work well together
  • We are inclusive and empowering
Type of Role:
 One year fixed term contract

Based in Tanzania

 Circa $55,000USD per annum plus benefits -

Reports to:
  Country Director

Closing Date: 
 Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.
As an international child-centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an
, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.
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