Plan International is growing!
We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated development professionals interested in long term careers with a major international children’s NGO.
Plan, one of the world’s largest children’s iNGOs, works with children and poor communities in 50 developing countries within 3 provinces - Bokeo, Oudomxay and Saravan, in basic education, early childhood development, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, and promotion of children’s rights. Plan has no religious or political aims or affiliations. Visit www.plan-international.org and/or https://www.facebook.com/planinlaos for more information.
Plan is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Plan offers competitive salaries and long-term employment opportunities for all posts.
School Coordinator (base in PhaOudom District, Bokeo Province) Contract until 30th November 2019
Responsibilities will include
- Work with the Gender Equality for Secondary Schools (GESS) project team members and District Education and Sports Bureau (DESB) official to develop a monthly-work plan and budget
- Coordinate with the target schools and communities to develop activity plans in schools
- Work with selected construction companies to undertake effective construction of school dormitories and associated facilities in target locations
- Ensure that the community fully participates in and contributes to the school initiatives including construction monitoring
- Conduct monitoring and support implementation of End-of project evaluation
- Conduct post-training-follow up and monitoring on facility management and maintenance, gender training and child-club activities
- Provide timely monthly work plan and reports on activities and expenditures in district level to the GESS Project Manager
- Prepare government report on a quarterly basis
- Translate documents from Lao to English or vice versa.
Skills, qualifications, experience
- Diploma/degree in relevant field, preferably related to Gender, Education, Project Management or Development Studies
- A minimum two year experience of working directly with communities and schools for community development projects in remote and rural areas
- Good interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills
- Able to travelling, working and staying in remote rural communities as necessary
- Proficiency in written and spoken English languages
- Good computer skills (including Word and Excel) essential
- Promotes cooperation with other work units including Partners and Communities
- Is open to feedback and willing to try new approaches and processes
- Is confident of own ability to accomplish goals
- Correct and quick decision making
- Speaks clearly and can easily understand
- Ability to manage own time and to set and meet priorities and deadlines without close supervision essential
- Works collaboratively as a team player, listens actively and values contributions
- Self-management and personal accountability
- Ability to work effectively as member of a team essential
- Honest and Transparent
FOR ALL PLAN POSITIONS:
- Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women is essential
- Strong commitment to the Rights of the Child is essential
- Plan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff are selected and employed in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy. These include appropriate reference and background checks.
- Applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No correspondence or telephone calls will be entered into.
- Short listed candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection procedures.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26th March 2019
TO APPLY FOR POSTS …. Send resume/CV, with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees including salary expectations for this position, to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, Lao PDR, or to PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.org,
Please state in cover letter how you learned about the job – through emails, 108 Jobs, INGO Directory, or friends.