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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 this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
• Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
• 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.
• We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

The Opportunity:
• The BSG Project Manager Education will be responsible to effectively lead a team of... professionals and deliver high quality programming and results for the PMs project in BSG.
• He/she will be responsible and ultimately accountable for Legos PMs project’s quality EIE and ECCD programming and results achievement, stakeholder and partner relations, including government relations and deliverables in BSG.

The Individual:

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge:

Educational Qualification and Experience:
• Academic Qualification BA/MA in Education or other related social science fields.
• Proven experience (minimum 10 years for BA & 7 years for MA) in leading international projects – preferably education project - that delivered high quality programming and gender transformative results, preferably in an Emergency setting.
• Experience in complex emergencies or post-conflict settings, with experience working in a difficult security environment.
• Qualifications/ Skill desirable:
• Working knowledge of Child Protection and Education in Emergencies programming.
• Proven experience in directly managing a diverse team including technical and finance staff ensuring high levels of motivation, commitment, capacity and teamwork.
• Knowledge of the Minimum Standards (MS for EiE; MS for CP in Humanitarian Action; Inter-Agency Guideline on Mental Health & Psycho-social Support) and experience in active participation on key coordination forums.
• Experience leading cross-functional and remote teams to deliver results.
• Proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet).

Languages required:
• Fluency in English language is essential
• Knowledge of local languages is a desirable

Source: https://jobs.plan-international.org/job/Assosa-PlayMatters-Project-Manager/1020037701


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