Echo Project Coordinator at Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Echo Project Coordinator Location: Gwoza, BornoRole PurposeThe purpose of this role is to coordinate ECHO project activities in Borno State (Gwoza) in North Eastern Nigeria.Dimension of RoleCommunicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions. The post holder will coordinate the mobile EiE pilot project and also document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the Education in Emergencies components of Plan International's emergency response.He/she is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.Key Roles/ResponsibilitiesIn collaboration with the Field Team and Education Roving project manager, the field coordinator will support the implementation of ECHO project.Support the EIE Specialist in designing the plan for the mobile unitsManage ECHO field operational activities.Coordinate with Key Local government authorities.Monitor the ECHO project implementation.Manage the field project teamEnsure timely submission of field project reports to the roving project manager.With support from Community Engagement Officer mobilize and sensitize community on the new projectEnsure timely procurement of all project items. Represent Plan International at the Local government level.Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergencyEnsure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.In collaboration with national and international Education actors, map current institutional response capacities – including conducting an education specific 5Ws.Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in education and learning outcomes is really important.Perform any other project related duties as specified by the manager. 

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