Partner Coordinator – Education Project at Plan International

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 citizens’ 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:The purpose of this role is to coordinate with implementing partners the Education activities in Borno and Yobe state in North Eastern Nigeria. Communicates 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. Job Title: Partner Coordinator – Education ProjectReq ID: 22026Location: Maiduguri, BornoContract Duration: 20 MonthsKey End Results and typical Responsibilities   In collaboration with the Field Team and Education and Livelihoods Specialist, the EiE Officer:Coordinate with the local partner on the implementation of the DFID project.Build partner capacity through trainings.Support implementing partner in the monitoring of the DFID project.Receive and support in the follow up of the financial and logistical requests from the partner.Receive and review reports from the partner.Take part and support the partner in trainings such as teacher trainings, PTA trainings and others.Feed in to the Plan internationals EiE report.Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the pilot projectWith support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.  Support assessment of Education sector in North EastReview, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergencyEnsure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the program design.Ensure Plan international guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and any departures documented.Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups especially in YobeSupport the implementation of, and represent Plan International in, emergency education coordination mechanisms including any relevant cluster.Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist

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