Addressing Protection Rights of Refugee Children at Risk Project Coordinator

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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 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.


  • Contributing to Refugees children at risk receive protection-oriented assistance and necessary care coordinated and delivered by specialized partners.
  • Improving capacity of Syrian refugees and vulnerable host community children, aged 8 to 14, to understand protection risks and violations, especially in relation child marriage and child labour
  • Provision of psychosocial support services group and individual sessions for identified cases and children at risk

Dimensions of the Role

  • The post Holder directly reports to Delta Program Unit Manager.
  • The Project Coordinator has 3 direct reports, 2 case workers and a psychologist.
  • Responsible for the development of project implementation plans and overseeing project implementation.
  • Ensure effective coordination with team.
  • Oversee financial spending for the project.
  • Close coordination with other project officers (M&E officer), and relevant PU team members (PUM, PU accountant, operation officer,….)
  • Facilitate, mobilize and support the involvement of communities and children in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Plan's programs
  • Facilitate and establish harmonious working relationships between Plan, targeted children, families, and community leadership.

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Location:Damietta Program Unit

Type of Role: A contract till 31st of Dec. 2024

Reports to: Delta Program Unit Manager

Grade: C2

Closing Date: 30th of Jan. 2024.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

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. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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