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Plan International is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.

Plan International officially started operations in Nigeria in 2014 and works to strengthen and promote the rights of children. Our programme is currently focused on basic education; improve community health services, youth and citizensí participation in governance and creating economic opportunities and livelihoods for the poor, building resilient communities through our emergency and humanitarian response in the Northeast. Plan Nigeria works with communities, civil society organizations, development partners, government at all levels and the private sector. We are looking for people who are experienced, dedicated, have passion and want to make a difference in the lives of people


Role Purpose: To provide overall co-ordination and management of the nutrition & Child Protection Project funded by SHO in line with International best practices and relevant guidelines. The post holder is expected to have strong Emergency nutrition and child protection programming.

The project coordinator is responsible for leading the nutrition and child protection team and providing technical support and capacity building of the team to successfully plan, implement and monitor plan international nutrition and child protection program activities in Borno state. The project coordinator must have the ability to organize and support all aspects of the nutrition and child protection program including liaising with the Ministry of Health, other international and national agencies, and donors.

Contract Duration: 7 Months

Project Management
Provide guidance and technical support to the implementing project team, in all phases of the project cycle
Develop an activity implementation plan, and procurement plan with the project team
Lead/organize regular monitor visits and if required project action plans revisions and modifications
Provide direct hands-on technical and managerial support to Nutrition coordinator, child protection officer and PIN partners to effectively and innovatively manage nutrition and child protection projects with focus on key technical areas including CMAM, IYCF as well as child protection
Ensure documentation of good practices in emergency nutrition, child protection and effective communication of lessons within and outside PIN with the aim to enhance learning to improve future planning and programming.
Ensure the design, implementation and impact assessment of nutrition responses are fully in compliance with SPHERE & other international standards, national guidelines and policies and also in line with  humanitarian accountability principles, values and code of conduct
Review and submit weekly/monthly CMAM/IYCF and other nutrition related progress reports and child protection as well as other relevant data for stakeholders including nutrition in emergency working group, child protection working group, ministry of health and others.
Responsible for the development of all narrative and financial report (with support from Grants Officer and finance department) in line with donor and Planís requirements 
Ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations
Monitor budget and ensure adequate burn rate with support form Humanitarian Program Manager
Working with M&E Manager, nutrition spe...t and child protection spe...t  to ensure adequate data capturing of project beneficiaries and quality of the project
Master degree in public Nutrition, Public Health or equivalent and have a minimum of two year field experience in coordination position with an NGO on nutrition and child protection programmes.
At least 1 years direct experience providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and child-friendly counseling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways for nutrition services


Role Purpose: To provide support to sound office and logistics management for all project activities in line with policies of Plan International, donor and Nigeria, including its laws. To contribute to the provision of regular and detailed administrative report to inform project management decisions

Contract Duration: 5 Months

Maintain general office systems including filing; including following up on timely timesheet submission; sending, receiving and distributing documents; andí photocopying/Scanning.
Coordinate and prepare mailings, including production, photocopying, assembling, posting and courier/shipping.
Assist in the distribution of checks to vendors.
Ensure the office is properly cleaned and well maintained.
Work with the driver to ensure all vehicle documentations are in order, including but not limited to maintenance and fueling.
Assist  in sourcing for quotations towards the procurement of goods and materials for program delivery as per corporate procedures to ensure value for money is obtained
Support program activities in the field where necessary.
Keep and maintain store records and materials to ensure prompt supply of materials to staff  for the effective discharge of their  work without any disruptions of work-flow
Implement the travel plans for all visiting staff/consultants/personnelís.
Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment and machinery to ensure that staff works effectively without any disruptions.
Maintain good professional relationship with relevant vendors.
Perform additional and miscellaneous job-related duties for the office as assigned.


A BSc or HND in related financial/Business administration courses.
 At least 2 years practical work experience in supporting financial and administrative systems for donor funded projects.
At least 1 Year experience in a humanitarian response programme with focus on logistics management



The purpose of this role is to provide procurement and logistical support for Plan International Nigeria emergency response in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws. The post holder will be supervised by the Emergency Response Manager, work closely with the Country Office Administration and Logistics Advisor and other members of the programme and admin team. S/he will communicate within Plan International Nigeria and with partners, vendors and related government institutions. The post holder will contribute towards the operational aspects of Plan International Nigeria emergency response and programmes, interfacing with both operational and programme team members. The post holder will also contribute towards the organisational development of Plan Internationals implementing partners.

Contract Duration: 5 Months

Key End Results and typical Responsibilities
Programme development & Quality Management       
Provide day-to-day support to emergency response staff at country office, field offices, international staff and visitors with timely welcome services, hotel and flights bookings and other support services.
Provide induction to new staff on emergency response procurement and logistics function
Manage contracts and services for the emergency response unit and secure appropriate accommodation/apartments for international staff on long term employment contracts.
Establish and maintain a well-functioning logistics support operation for Plan International Nigeria emergency response unit with special focus in the states (field offices) of operation
Ensuring that asset register for emergency response is up to date in line with donorsí requirements.
Ensure compliance of the Plan International goods-in kind (GIK) policy for all GIK

Coordinate logistics and procurement operations with partners, finance, logistics and procurement committee
Ensuring emergency procurement policy and procedures are adhered to
Maintain records of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors and arrange transportation and forwarding services for all orders to ensure delivery on schedule
Liaise with emergency response spe...ts for development of emergency response procurement plan
Prepare reports on procurement and material movement and ensure that reporting requirements are fulfilled in an accurate and timely manner
Ensure compliance with Plan International procurement and logistics standards and regulations
Support field offices with procurement and logistics information flow
Ensure compliance in warehousing management for field offices in line with best practice
Perform any other project related duties as specified by the ERM or delegate

    A degree in Procurement/Logistics/CIPS, Level 5/CILT, Level 5/Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CILT)
    At least 2 years of experience working in emergency response logistics supervisory role.
    Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.

Use the email(s) below to apply.


DUE DATE: 19 July, 2017


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