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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 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 post holder will be technically working with community incentive workers on the ground in collaboration with the, government stakeholders such Bureau of Women Affairs Office, Bureau of Social Affairs and Rehabilitation (BoSAR), Health, Education, Justice, Police, CBOs, FBOs, LNGOs, INGOs, UNHCR, UNICEF etc. in his area of presence. S/he will be working as a team member with other relevant sectors during assessment, design of programs, planning and activity implementation, as well as reporting, monitoring and evaluation phases. The post holder will have a direct reporting relationship with the child protection officer. In addition, s/he will get direction from the coordinator regarding his role and responsibilities.

The Individual

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Early Child hood care and Education, Social work, Law, Political Science & International Relations, community development or other related field of social science studies.
  • Workshop experience (at least 1year) in the child protection sector and technical understanding community work and CP data management, polices, conventions etc.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children, including children outside of parental care.
  • Experience in designing and facilitating of training and capacity building on child protection, counselling and/or case management technical areas with a variety of audiences.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting outreach activities.

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

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure 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.
  • Ensure 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.

Location: OPA, Borena Zone, Woyalle Woreda

Type of Role: BHA Project

Reports to: CPiE Officer

Grade: B1

Closing Date: June 16, 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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