Education Project Officer 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: Education Project OfficerLocation: Mubi, AdamawaRole PurposeThe purpose of this role is to support the Implementation of GIZ education project.Dimension of RoleCommunicates with Project coordinator in-charge of GIZ project. Supports the strengthening and training of the school based management committees, training of teachers working with local partners and the distribution of materials as well as follow ups and monitoring of project activities.Key Roles/ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent will be expected to perform the following roles:Responsible for the direct implementation of the project activities in the selected local government areas(LGAs)Facilitation SBMC training and support for the strengthening of the SBMCs.Support and facilitate the training of teachers in pedagogy and in service.Work closely with the local partners to mobilize the communities in which the project will be implemented.Provide weekly and monthly project reports to the project coordinator.Raise purchase requests for the project and make follow ups with the logistics team to ensure timely procurement of the project materials.In the absence of the project coordinator, act on behalf of the project coordinator.Contribute to resource mobilization through updating Plan International through the project coordinator by providing updates on the needs in the communities, participate in needs assessment and provide lessons learnt and feedback to improve project quality and implementation.Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies SpecialistDealing with Problems:Ability to manage competing priorities and expectations from internal and external stakeholders and remain calm and resilient in the face of pressure.Manage multiple and work with distant colleagues to form a virtual efficient administration team;Use Plan procedures to settle conflicts among colleagues;Resolve problems that are not covered by established process.Analyze possible causes of problems and suggest solutions to get them resolved.Refer, whenever necessary, the case to the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist for consideration. 

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