Deputy Emergency Response Manager at Plan International

Plan International is evolving in response to shifts in international development and humanitarian response. We are doing this so we can continue to make a stand for children’s rights. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledgeWe believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Having identified girls as the most marginalised group, they will be our ongoing focus as we work towards helping 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive within their communities. As we embark on this ambitious and exciting journey, we are recruiting for talent across the globe.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Emergency Response ManagerLocation: Maiduguri,  Borno (with frequent travel to Mubi & Abuja)Reports to: Emergency Response ManagerTravel required FrequentEffective Date: June 2018 Grade: ERole PurposeThe purpose of this role is to support the international Emergency Response Manager (ERM) who is leading the emergency response work of Plan International Nigeria in the North East.The role will particularly be responsible for operational activities including dealing with issues of Finance, Human resources Admin and logistics.The ERM is covering a variety of different tasks, which includes among others overseeing the development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan (incl. project implementation of different projects with different institutional donors and National Offices), maintaining the emergency master budget, ensure the regular development of Sitreps, representing the organisation at various clusters, working groups and towards external as well as internal (i.e Regional Office, IH, Lake Chad Basin Unit) humanitarian actors, being the overall line manager for the whole emergency response team which is spread across three locations (Abuja, Maiduguri and Mubi).To ensure that all these tasks can be appropriately addressed by the ERM, he/she will need to be able to delegate certain management authority and tasks to the Deputy ERM to ensure continuity and regular oversight and support to the emergency response team.Furthermore, it is key that in the absence of the ERM, no gap in terms of decision making regarding the response actions as well as continuous management support to the response team is occurring.AccountabilitiesEmergency Response Programme Management:Provide leadership on humanitarian response operational issues – including dealing interfacing with finance, coordinating with HR and overseeing the Admin and logistics team and any other operational tasks as agreed with the ERM.Regular monitoring of project implementation status in terms of expenditures and activity implementation progress).In absence of the ERM (i.e. due to leave, illness, other tasks) represents the emergency response team of Plan Int. Nigeria both internally and externally and therefore will act as Officer in Charge (OiC) including all related authority which is required to be the OiC.Jointly reviewing and revising where required with the ERM and the Plan Nigeria CMT the emergency response plan.Support program teams in implementation of emergency response programs, including support for start-up of new grants as well as during implementation and tracking of qualitative and timely implementationSupport program teams with operational challenges by working closely with the logistics and admin departmentSupport program teams in tracking expenditures and by reviewing financial reports.Information and Co-ordination:Representing Plan International at all relevant external and internal meetings with humanitarian actors in the absence of the ERMSupport the coordination and interlinkage of existing projects with new projects to ensure coherence by providing pro-actively as well as per request information to the Lake Chad ProgrammeCoordinator, regional DRM team as well as colleagues of the national offices (NOs) within the Plan Federation..Participate in the lake Chad Programme NO/CO calls including updates on the emergency situation and response programme of Plan NigeriaCapacity Building:Provide orientation and guidance on key processes in developing and implementing emergency response projects and proposals to the colleagues of Plan Nigeria.Ensure that new project designs are informed by needs assessments and contextual analysisOrient the emergency response team members on the use and concept of relevant human. Standards like SPHERE, CHS, INEE and CPMSLog-frame approach and applicationLinking CO emergency response team members to DRM related training opportunitiesSupport project teams to enhance local PNGO capacity on organizational development, PCM and donor complianceResource Mobilisation for follow up and new DRM grantsClose collaboration with Business Development Advisor and CO Resource Mobilization Advisor at one side and technical specialist to ensure that proposal/project development is coordinated and well informed from a technical/programmatic point of viewSupport BDA and ERM in identifying potential extension/follow up intervention sectors through enhanced donor engagementEnsure that new intervention ideas are in line with overall Lake Chad and Plan Nigeria emergency programme and donor priorities.Support ERM and BDM regarding project presentations to COs, NOs & donors to enhance resource mobilization.Security:Work closely with ERM and Security Advisor to monitor the security situation and to keep staff informed on new developmentsSupport staff to implement safety and security measuresEnsures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality andInclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.Key RelationshipsInternal:ERM of Plan International NigeriaCountry Director of Plan International NigeriaHead of Programmes of Plan Int. NigeriaLake Chad Programme Coordinator and Lake Chad Business Development ManagerVarious departments within Plan International Nigeria (HR, Finance, Admin., Programmes etc.)All members of the emergency response team (incl. technical specialists, field coordinators, emergency admin., emergency project managers)Regional DRM Manager and DRM Programme Specialist of Plan WARO (West Africa Regional Office)DRM/ERMs of Plan International in Niger and Cameroon, other members of the Emergency Response country teams where required, EiE and CPIE Specialists in WARO and International Headquarters (IH) and the Country Education and Protection teams as appropriateRepresentatives of the NOs who collaborate with the CO on DRM projects in NigeriaExternal:Other agencies and stakeholders related to the programme – national and state government, relevant UN system, International NGOs, Local partners and communities.

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Deputy Emergency Response Manager at Plan International

Plan International is evolving in response to shifts in international development and humanitarian response. We are doing this so we can continue to make a stand for children’s rights. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledgeWe believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Having identified girls as the most marginalised group, they will be our ongoing focus as we work towards helping 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive within their communities. As we embark on this ambitious and exciting journey, we are recruiting for talent across the globe.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy Emergency Response ManagerLocation: Maiduguri,  Borno (with frequent travel to Mubi & Abuja)Reports to: Emergency Response ManagerTravel required FrequentEffective Date: June 2018 Grade: ERole PurposeThe purpose of this role is to support the international Emergency Response Manager (ERM) who is leading the emergency response work of Plan International Nigeria in the North East.The role will particularly be responsible for operational activities including dealing with issues of Finance, Human resources Admin and logistics.The ERM is covering a variety of different tasks, which includes among others overseeing the development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan (incl. project implementation of different projects with different institutional donors and National Offices), maintaining the emergency master budget, ensure the regular development of Sitreps, representing the organisation at various clusters, working groups and towards external as well as internal (i.e Regional Office, IH, Lake Chad Basin Unit) humanitarian actors, being the overall line manager for the whole emergency response team which is spread across three locations (Abuja, Maiduguri and Mubi).To ensure that all these tasks can be appropriately addressed by the ERM, he/she will need to be able to delegate certain management authority and tasks to the Deputy ERM to ensure continuity and regular oversight and support to the emergency response team.Furthermore, it is key that in the absence of the ERM, no gap in terms of decision making regarding the response actions as well as continuous management support to the response team is occurring.AccountabilitiesEmergency Response Programme Management:Provide leadership on humanitarian response operational issues – including dealing interfacing with finance, coordinating with HR and overseeing the Admin and logistics team and any other operational tasks as agreed with the ERM.Regular monitoring of project implementation status in terms of expenditures and activity implementation progress).In absence of the ERM (i.e. due to leave, illness, other tasks) represents the emergency response team of Plan Int. Nigeria both internally and externally and therefore will act as Officer in Charge (OiC) including all related authority which is required to be the OiC.Jointly reviewing and revising where required with the ERM and the Plan Nigeria CMT the emergency response plan.Support program teams in implementation of emergency response programs, including support for start-up of new grants as well as during implementation and tracking of qualitative and timely implementationSupport program teams with operational challenges by working closely with the logistics and admin departmentSupport program teams in tracking expenditures and by reviewing financial reports.Information and Co-ordination:Representing Plan International at all relevant external and internal meetings with humanitarian actors in the absence of the ERMSupport the coordination and interlinkage of existing projects with new projects to ensure coherence by providing pro-actively as well as per request information to the Lake Chad ProgrammeCoordinator, regional DRM team as well as colleagues of the national offices (NOs) within the Plan Federation..Participate in the lake Chad Programme NO/CO calls including updates on the emergency situation and response programme of Plan NigeriaCapacity Building:Provide orientation and guidance on key processes in developing and implementing emergency response projects and proposals to the colleagues of Plan Nigeria.Ensure that new project designs are informed by needs assessments and contextual analysisOrient the emergency response team members on the use and concept of relevant human. Standards like SPHERE, CHS, INEE and CPMSLog-frame approach and applicationLinking CO emergency response team members to DRM related training opportunitiesSupport project teams to enhance local PNGO capacity on organizational development, PCM and donor complianceResource Mobilisation for follow up and new DRM grantsClose collaboration with Business Development Advisor and CO Resource Mobilization Advisor at one side and technical specialist to ensure that proposal/project development is coordinated and well informed from a technical/programmatic point of viewSupport BDA and ERM in identifying potential extension/follow up intervention sectors through enhanced donor engagementEnsure that new intervention ideas are in line with overall Lake Chad and Plan Nigeria emergency programme and donor priorities.Support ERM and BDM regarding project presentations to COs, NOs & donors to enhance resource mobilization.Security:Work closely with ERM and Security Advisor to monitor the security situation and to keep staff informed on new developmentsSupport staff to implement safety and security measuresEnsures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality andInclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.Key RelationshipsInternal:ERM of Plan International NigeriaCountry Director of Plan International NigeriaHead of Programmes of Plan Int. NigeriaLake Chad Programme Coordinator and Lake Chad Business Development ManagerVarious departments within Plan International Nigeria (HR, Finance, Admin., Programmes etc.)All members of the emergency response team (incl. technical specialists, field coordinators, emergency admin., emergency project managers)Regional DRM Manager and DRM Programme Specialist of Plan WARO (West Africa Regional Office)DRM/ERMs of Plan International in Niger and Cameroon, other members of the Emergency Response country teams where required, EiE and CPIE Specialists in WARO and International Headquarters (IH) and the Country Education and Protection teams as appropriateRepresentatives of the NOs who collaborate with the CO on DRM projects in NigeriaExternal:Other agencies and stakeholders related to the programme – national and state government, relevant UN system, International NGOs, Local partners and communities.

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