Plan International – Makati City, Metro Manila – 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 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. THE OPPORTUNITY The Project Coordinator will lead the implementation of the five-month project to develop communication for development strategy for Alternative Learning Systems (C4D ALS). This role will lead the development of tools and the conduct of validation research. S/he will ensure that the project stakeholders are equipped with the knowledge and skills to implement the pilot activities in three project areas (Zamboanga Del Norte, Angeles City, and North Samar). This role will be based in Makati City, Philippines but will require travel and coordination to the various pilot project areas. Further, as the Project Coordinator: You will be tasked to monitor the progress and ensure the achievement of output and outcomes of the project. You will lead the consultation activities with the project partners such as UNICEF, the Department of Education, and the local government units of the target areas. You will ensure the submission of periodic reports to the Grants Team and donor, based on the agreed targets and outputs consistent with the project’s deliverables. You will have the opportunity to manage project staff and engage with other Plan program staff whose efforts would complement this project. Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas. DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? To be successful in the role you will need among other things: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Development Communication, Community Development, or another related course. Has relevant experience and training on C4D development, participatory research and monitoring & evaluation methods, project proposal writing. Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in managing projects, in the development/humanitarian sector. At least three (3) years’ experience in implementing youth development projects is an advantage. Must be able to exhibit values of integrity and diversity. Fluency in Filipino and English (written and spoken). Must be able to produce high-quality reports in a timely fashion. Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred. Location: Metro Manila, Philippines Type of Role: Project-based (5 months) Reports to: County Programme Manager for Youth Economic Empowerment Competitive salary package (local T&C) Flexible working arrangements Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. 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 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…. – Permanent – Full-time

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