2 New Jobs Vacancies at Plan International October 2023, 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 its 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.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan has over 80 years’ experience and works in more than 75 countries across the world. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners. Plan International has been working in Tanzania since 1991. Our work supports marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to grow up physically and mentally healthy and ready to shape their future. We create an enabling environment and empower girls to be active drivers of change in realising their rights. We prioritise working with partners, and ensuring all of our work is evidence based
2 New Jobs Vacancies at Plan International
Vijana na Ubora, Malengo na Afya (VUMA) project is a 7-year Global Affairs Canada (GAC) funded project, aiming at increasing realisation of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for Adolescents Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in all their diversity in Katavi region. The project will increase AGYW’s individual and collective agency by building Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Sexual Gender Based Violence, Mental Health, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Nutrition by empowering them via increased social capital; and by helping them to acquire skills, capacities and increased financial capital. The project will also strengthen the provision of gender and adolescent-responsive and inclusive (GAR&I), integrated and innovative ASRHR and protection services and support for AGYW by building community, school, health facility and governmental capacity, infrastructure, planning and management.
In addition, the project will work with local Women Rights Organizations (WROs), Youth Led Organizations (YLOs), adolescent groups and stakeholders to ensure that gender equality (GE), ASRHR and protection frameworks, policies and services are gender-responsive and evidence-based.
This role will coordinate the planning and implementation of VUMA project activities in collaboration with the project Manager, technical specialists and implementing partners to deliver major project objectives efficiently. She/he will ensure that the project is embrace in the theory of change and aligns with government guidelines and work towards gender equity during the undertaking of the activities. She/he will participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring project progress, prepare donor reports and coordinate project meetings. This position reports to the project Manager
- Prepare and submit to Project Manager high quality activity plan, weekly updates, quarterly and annual narrative report for all activity.
- Work with the Project Manager to provide effective coordination and management of partnerships as well as with all other actors with a focus on achieving desired results in line with desired project impact.
- Support timely communications of project activity plans with project partners and all other stakeholders to ensure smooth running of the project
- Ensure monitoring of project activity implementation by different project partners and ensure they are in line with the project detailed implementation plan
- Establish good working relations with children, families, community leadership, and community-based organizations (CBOs), government extension staff and other stakeholders at district levels
- Liaises with M&E Coordinator to prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weakness, identify lessons learned and use the knowledge gained to guide and improve implementation.
- Assist Program Manager in develop monthly activity implementation plan with project partners and monitor activities implementation and provide monthly updates.
- Coordinate quality implementation on activities on livelihoods promotion, adolescent and sexual reproductive health, child protection systems strengthening, promotion of education
- Prepare project implementation reports as per requirement of donors and project on a timely manner
- Coordinate periodic review and reflection workshops/meetings to review project plan and strategies and document learning and evidences
- Children & young people safeguarding Policy Responsibilities (mandatory for all staff)
- Adhere to the Children & young People safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CYSP issues.
- Responsible for the implementation of the Safeguarding Children and young people standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
- Ensure that all Plan International partners, volunteers, visitors and associates in his/her area of responsibility are provided with, are made aware off and have signed and returned a copy of the children & Young People safeguarding policy.
- Ensures that Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People (SCYP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
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.
- Location: Katavi
- Reports to: Project Manager
- Level: 13
- Closing Date: 22nd October 2023
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.
2. Human Resources Specialist
The position holder will be responsible to support the Country HR Manager in managing the Human Resource function both on a day-to-day operational basis and in some aspects of providing technical guidance and advice, including but not limited to Talent Acquisition and Management, Compensation and Benefits Management, Employee Relations, Learning and Development.
DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
The role requires a bold, forward-thinking and innovative and result oriented individuals to manage HR operations. Culture and Change Champion who is able to support in making change happen and support in managing organizational culture. Member of the HR team reporting to Country HR Manager on all areas of opportunity and risk that may come to his/her knowledge. The HR Specialist supports the implementation of HR policies while ensuring compliance with organisational and statutory policies and laws on Human Resource and Labour legality matters. The incumbent will have two direct reports, the HR Officer and HR Administrator.
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.