Technical Coordinator REFLECT and VS & L
Plan International
Plan International

 Gross Salary: 1168 USD
 Section/Unit: Programme
 Grade Level: D2
 Supervisor: Project Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum Frequent Travel required to White Nile, Kassala, North Darfur
 Closing Date: 13 August 2020

 
 Background:

About Us:

“We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls”

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Working together with children and 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 72 countries.  In Sudan, we have been active for over 40 years, and currently maintaining an operational presence in four states - Kassala, White Nile, North Kordofan and North Darfur.

This footprint is augmented by partner led emergency responses in East and West Darfur, South Kordofan and the Red Sea.

Plan International core values are:

  • We strive for lasting impact
  • We are open and accountable
  • We work well together
  • We are inclusive and empowering


 
 Duties and responsibilities:

The Technical Coordinator will focus on implementation of the project titled “project titled “Obligation to Protect and Empower Girls in Sudan (OPEG)” in Kassalla, White Nile and North Darfur states through national implementing partners in coordination with Project Manager, programme area managers and other relevant technical staff, the technical coordinator will ensure quality and timely delivery of Regenerated Freirean Literacy through Empowering Community Techniques (REFLECT) and Village Saving and Loans (VS&L) component in the project in accordance to it  standards, guidelines of the approaches. The technical coordinator shall also support and build relevant linkages with the CP components of the project.

 

Key Accountabilities

  1. Ensure quality implementation of REFLECT and VS&L approaches through project implementing partners
  2. Support the development and training of REFLECT and VS&L groups across the 3 states.
  3. Ensure partners have capacity on implementation both approaches.
  4. Lead the process of inception, monitoring, evaluation, quality control, coordination of REFLECT and VS&L approaches across staff and implementing partners
  5. Ensure that Management Information System (MIS) for FGM and CEFM is established and updated on regular basis and reports are shared on quarterly/monthly basis based on designed pilot in Kassala.
  6. Set up learning and development processes and strategies for partners and community groups on delivery modules of the approaches for REFLECT and VS&L that provides basis for sustainability and resilience.
  7. Ensure regular reporting of case studies and success stories at least on quarterly basis for learning, tracking of changes and dissemination of best practices.
  8. Ensure the portfolio assigned to REFLECT and VS&L approaches is enough and properly managed in all locations as per project budget
  9. Understand the level of delivery capacities of the three implementing partners and suggest further support required to the project manager
  10. Communicate with line manager in any concerns may hinder implementation of the project as planned, propose mitigation measures, and provide briefings when required
  11. Represent Plan in coordination meetings related to REFLECT and VS&L at state and national level and provide required updates in the topics.
  12. Engage in stakeholder and donor meeting and take minutes of issues related to REFLECT and VS&L
  13. Meeting beneficiaries targeted by IP and demonstrate change/outcomes
  14. In line with REFLECT and VS&L training manuals and the facilitator guide, work with CO program leads to develop a section related positive social norms and laws to protect children's rights with a particular focus on tackling FGM and CEFM among girls.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES (SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS):

 

  • Support in development of Detailed Implementation Plan and provide updates on deviation to logical framework and project results.
  • Support and lead project surveys, assessments, baselines, and feasibility studies related to REFLECT and VS&L.
  • Support partners to develop monitoring and reporting tools that enhance learning and improvement/adaptation of agreed approaches.
  • Work with project officers and partner to drive REFLECT and VS&L implementation with efficiency in processes and effectiveness in achieving the planned objective.
  • Provide the Project Manager with detailed information and regular reporting required to contribute to effective planning, budgeting and risks analysis related to REFLECT and VS&L approaches.
  • Participate in project related meeting and relevant coordination fora.
  • Tracking the achievement using a result framework in coordination with M&E team and IP and document lessons learns, success stories, etc.
  • Maintain coordination and close relationship with Plan’s relevant departments (programs, administration, Resource Mobilization, Accounts and M&E).
  • Contribute to mainstreaming of Gender, Protection and Accountability including community feedback and respond mechanisms (CFRM) through REFLECT activities.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy (SCYPP) 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

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics or other related fields. Master degree is preferable.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing reflect projects with good understanding and working experience in the field of child protection or behavioral change methodologies.
  • Proven understanding of programming concepts and human rights-based approach in development and emergencies and understand partnership management.
  • Experience in conducting capacity development programmes for partners and right holders
  • Good skill in project cycle management, MQE and project quality standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to set up learning and development processes and strategies for partners and community groups.

 

Personal Qualities, Competencies, and Values:

  • Responsible and energetic, Person with high integrity, ethics and honesty.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  • Commitment to excellence, adaptability, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, coaching and mentoring, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning and organizing, leading through vision and mission.
  • A good understanding of and commitment to gender and diversity considerations.

Communication skills

  1. Good Computer skills (word, excel, power point, access …etc)
  2. Good command of written and spoken English and Arabic languages.

 

Ability to think creatively to development new ideas, present it to others and understand associated risks.


Salary and Benefits:

Plan offers a very competitive salary and benefits package to its employees. The employee shall receive a gross salary of (1168) in USD. We are also known as a learning institute that builds up staff career development and provides comprehensive Talent Management Programs.

 

 

How to Apply:

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The closing date for the applications is 13/08/2020. Please use the title: Technical Coordinator REFLECT ”in your application.  Please attach your CV and relevant certificates, a motivational letter explaining how your skills and experiences meet the requirements of the job, your contact details including phone and email in addition to the names and contact details of two references who know you professionally. Please note that one of the references must be your current/most recent line manager.  The complete application should be submitted via Sudanjob.net Please note :

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted
  • Females are strongly encouraged to apply “competitive offers are waiting for them!”

 

Child Protection Policy:

References checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy for the successful candidate before confirming the offer. Plan will also request for Police Clearance report before confirming the offer.  Plan is committed to implementing its equal opportunities policy, actively encourages diversity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the national community




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