Company Name:* Plan International Ethiopia

Posted Date: 2024-04-04

Deadline: 2024-04-14

Job Type: Full time

Salary: N/A

#Business and Administration, Business Development, Economics

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Job Description

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. 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 knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

The position exists to design and coordinate pilot intervention on economic strengthening, VSLA, livelihoods and microfinance activities to serve the populations surrounding the WWA intervention Industrial Parks viz., Adama, Bahirdar, Hawassa, and Kombolcha. The incumbent provides technical support to all stakeholders, specially surrounding communities and newly arrived workers to the Industrial Park. to ensure the implementation of the USAID WWA economic strengthening activities. She/he will also work very closely with the CoP, the Technical coordinators in each Operational Areas and local WWA technical staff and will function as an integral part of the team managing economic strengthening activities. The incumbent will actively participate in program planning, implementation support and follow up of the progress of economic strengthening activities under the project.

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Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Ensures that the team members under supervision are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day-to-day work.
  • Ensures that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Job Requirements

  • Education: -Bachelor’s Degree or higher in international development or a related field preferred;
  • Experiance: – At minimum of 5 years of work experience in economic strengthening/empowerment programming;
  • Expertise in and sensitivity to the socio-cultural barriers facing intended beneficiaries for this program.
  • Previous experience working on economic strengthening activities.

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

We create a climate of trust inside and outside the organization by being open, honest and transparent. We hold ourselves and others to account for the decisions we make and for our impact on others, while doing what we say we will do.

We strive for lasting impact

We strive to achieve significant and lasting impact on the lives of children and young people, and to secure equality for girls. We challenge ourselves to be bold, courageous, responsive, focused and innovative.

We work well together

We succeed by working effectively with others, inside and outside the organization, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them to achieve their goals. We come together to create and implement solutions in our teams, across Plan International, with children, girls, young people, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and empowering

We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge inequality in our programmes and our workplace. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.

How to Apply

The closing date for the application isApril 14, 2024. Qualified candidates should submit their applicationwith the links provided below.

For internal applicants:

https://performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreq?jobId=49145&company=PlanInt

For external applicants:

https://jobs.plan-international.org/job-invite/49145/

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that:

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.
  • Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply

More information about Plan International can be found onhttp:// plan-international.org

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

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