PLAN International Job Vacancy: Education in Emergency (EiE) Officer, Palu - Central Sulawesi

Plan International Indonesia Foundation (YPII) is responding to the Palu Earthquake & Tsunami disaster on an Orange 2 alert level. The ... thumbnail 1 summary
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Plan International Indonesia Foundation (YPII) is responding to the Palu Earthquake & Tsunami disaster on an Orange 2 alert level. The approved Emergency Response Plan (ERP)  ”Meeting The Spesific Needs of Girls and Boys in the Earthquake Affected Areas in Palu” is for 6 months period and will focusing on 4 (four) key sectors that include SHELTER, WASH, GIRLS AND BOYS PROTECTION AND EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES.

YPII will be committed to better understand the varied needs of girls and boys, men and women, and have those needs and suggestion for responding as a core component to any sectors design and implementation. In addition, YPII’s response will be committed to reaching the most vulnerable families by emphasizing the needs of women and girls. Recognizing that women and girls are vulnerable and disproportionately suffer from various forms of abuse and exploitation, the program will seek to actively engage them in program design, planning, implementation, and monitoring.
The Emergency Response Plan (ERP),  is looking for dynamic staff to be based in Palu for the position:
Education in Emergency (EiE) Officer
JOB PURPOSE: This position is responsible for technical support to Plan International Indonesia Foundation’s (YPII) EiE Intervention in Palu, with focus on the areas of setting up and facilitation of  Temporary Learning Space, Teachers Trainings and Distribution of school kits and schools in the box, in addition this position also will representing YPII in cluster coordination relate with Education Sector both at national and field level.Under the supervision of the Emergency Response Manager, the EiE Officer support to EIE Coordinator will ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of project goals and objectives on EiE Intervention (according to the approved ERP)The EiE specialist will also assist ERM and BDM in developing quality and successful EiE funding proposals for donors as per donors’ requirement and support grants coordinators and M&E in producing the donor reports.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASK:
1. Key Tasks: Ensure all education interventions have a clear focus on addressing the specific needs of young girls, adolescent girls and young women. Conduct assessments as required, in line with Plan International’s standard tools. Provide support in designing EiE proposals (including logframes and programmatic budgets and staffing plans) based on the outcomes of assessments and the contextProvide support to develop education program plans. Actively represent  YPII at Education Cluster and otherWorking Group meetings, inputting in to the 3Ws on a regular basis in coordination with Information and Information Coordinator of Palu Earthquake ResponseRepresent YPII to governmental and non-governmental stakeholders as agreed with the ERM for any education sector related matter. Train EiE staff in key aspects of EiE programmes and relevant aspects of INEE Minimim StandardConduct onsite visits, periodical reporting, on-going documentation and dissemination of experiences about YPII’sEiE intervention in Palu Earthquake response.Contribute in documenting YPII’s  experience, lessons learnt and case studies on EiEConduct regular meetings with EiE Team for follow up of activities and programme planning together with Child Protection and Youth teams for effective coordination and integration. Ensure a Child Centred Community Development Approach ensuring gender equity and social inclusion in all aspects of basic education and learning programmesWork in close collaboration with other program specialists to ensure that emergency interventions are integrated and link in to longer term programming. Provide regular updates on the status and progress of EiE intervention to the ERM/Deputy ER.
2. Staff andPartners capacity building: with EIE Coordinator design and facilitate capacity development activities/ training of key staffs of implementing partners in the areas of Temporary Learning Spaces, Teachers Training that includes: Psychosocial support, Disaster Risk Management, Social and Emotional Learning, classroom management, pedagogy and positive discipline. Provide on-the-job coaching and support to key EiE staff (of Plan and partner organisation) in technical aspects of the program and national cluster coordination.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCEPrevious experience of applying relevant interagency humanitarian frameworks and standards in EiE& ECCD in emergencies (for example INEE Minimum Standards)Experience of implementing EiE and ECCD in emergencies programs at pre-primary, primary and secondary school levelBroad knowledge and understanding of the Humanitarian Programme Cycle, including experience with Humanitarian Response Planning and/or Humanitarian NeedsProven experience in conducting Education needs assessmentsProven experience in the design, proposal writing, implementation and evaluation of EiE programmesExperience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of organizations and relevant government departments at the district level

SKILLSGood knowledge of and experience in Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies (INEE), Education Cluster Handbook and ECCD standard guidelines. Strong team management, staff capacity building and motivation skills in teamwork and networking.Knowledge on tackling inequality and exclusionExcellent skills in donor proposal / report writing. Experience in conducting Education needs assessmentsExternal representation and communication skills, including ability to facilitate and lead group meetings and working groupsMay be required, to work during late hours, weekends and holidays in order to ensure timely delivery of programmes.

People Skills:Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.

Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan's core values and humanitarian principles.

Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.

Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skillsLanguage skills desirable (English and Bahasa).
Physical Environment and Demands: Extensive travel, sometimes to hazardous environments. Periods of intense work at all times of day and night.
Level of Contact with Children: Mid contact: Occasional direct interaction with children when at the IDPs camps/evacuation centre
Physical location: Based in Jakarta with frequent visit to Palu.
Durations: 04 six month.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by email not later than November  18, 2018  toHRD.Indonesia@plan-international.org
Please fill the 'subject' column of the e-mails in this format: (The Position)–(Your Name). File attachment not later than 1MB. Range Salary: IDR 7 000 000 – 9 000 000,-
Plan International Indonesia Foundation seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly girls, women, and people with disability. We encourage people form diverse backgrounds and experiences, particularly women and people with disability to apply
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