CPIMS Assistant at Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.
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 have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, driving changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. Plan International is registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: CPIMS Assistant
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
- The purpose of this role is to co-ordination and implementation of Child Protection Project funded by DFID Consortium project in line with International best practices and relevant guidelines.
- The post holder is expected to have strong background in Child protection programming.
Dimensions of the Role
- Communicates widely within Plan International Nigeria across Plan International and with local implementing partners.
- The post holder with support from the M&E Officer will ensure the establishment of a systematic Monitoring and evaluation system for all programmes across the implementing locations.
- The post holder will interface and support programme team members (Case workers and volunteers) in line with programme implementation guideline, coordination and policy engagement.
- The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to project team, beneficiaries and all stakeholders
In collaboration with the M&E Officer and other relevant staff, the information management assistant will:
- Provide support in ensuring facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
- Support the documentation of the outcomes of trainings, workshops, meetings and events.
- Document cases into Child protection Information management system and share the monthly trend analysis for programming decision.
- Support to ensure that M&E-specific elements of local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented
- Report results of M&E activities by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate
- Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Field based team, sector Specialists and the M&E coordinator, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems
- Support efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping
- Utilize the training data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning
- Support targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management and analysis
- Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
- Support to ensure that relevant data are entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
- Support field level partners staff, community-based project management committee (CBPMC) and enumerators in designing, developing and deploying tools for community-based selection criteria for the selection of beneficiaries.
- Support the production information and knowledge management products for the project
- Perform any other support functions as directed.
Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with experience in NNGO / INGO with at least 2 years of work experience in humanitarian response in the North East is preferred.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
- Excellent command of computer skills and MS Office.
- Minimum of 1-year experience in information management role, experience in Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE) programming will be an added experience
- Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages
- Excellent English language writing and speaking skills, ability to speak Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage
- Ability to identify diverse, relevant external actors to work with and understand the purpose and implications of working with them
- Ability to work collaboratively with others
- Ability to organize ideas in a logical and structured manner.
- Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
- Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of the team and with stakeholders
- Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
- Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity
- Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organizational development.
- Sound judgement and decision-making in complex situations
- Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
- Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
- Very strong commitment to continuous learning
- Ability adhere to Plan International policies and procedures.
Application Closing Date
20th May, 2021.