Project 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 the Education activities in Borno and Yobe state in North Eastern Nigeria. 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: Project Coordinator – EducationReq ID: 22022Location: Maiduguri, BornoDuration: 20 MonthsSlot: 2Key End Results and typical Responsibilities   In collaboration with the Field Team and Education and Livelihoods Specialist, the EiE Officer:Coordinate the implementation of DFID project.Support the EIE Specialist in designing the plan for the mobile unitsWith support from Community Engagement Officer mobilize and sensitize community on the new projectSupport 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 emergencyHighlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 2 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.Ensure 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.Ensure 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.Provide regular updates to Education and Livelihoods Specialist, Humanitarian Program Manager, humanitarian unit and the rest of the CO on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency. Represent Plan International to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Team Leader.Support 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.

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