Project Coordinator at Plan International – Mubi

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 are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Req ID: 21701

Contract Duration: 5 Month (with possible extension)

Role Purpose

  • To provide overall co-ordination and management of the nutrition & Cash transfer Project funded by NJR3 in line with International best practices and relevant guidelines.
  • The post holder is expected to have strong Emergency nutrition and cash programming. The project coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the nutrition and cash programs in the state are implemented in line with the ministry's guidelines and international humanitarian standards and donor guidelines. 
  • The post holder will interface and support programme team members, support programme coordination and policy engagement.
  • The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all stakeholders.
  • Additionally, the project coordinator will work closely with the humanitarian program manager, M & E manager, nutrition Specialist and cash specialist to provide input into proposal development as required.
Project Management:
  • Provide guidance and technical support to the implementing project team, in all phases of the project cycle
  • Develop an activity implementation plan, and procurement plan with the project team
  • Lead/organize regular monitor visits and if required project action plans revisions and modifications.
  • Provide direct hands-on technical and managerial support to Nutrition coordinator, Cash transfer officer and PIN partners to effectively and innovatively manage nutrition and cash projects with focus on key technical areas including CMAM, IYCF as well as cash transfer
  • Ensure documentation of good practices in emergency nutrition, cash programme and effective communication of lessons within and outside PIN with the aim to enhance learning to improve future planning and programming.
  • Ensure the design, implementation and impact assessment of nutrition responses are fully in compliance with SPHERE & other international standards, national guidelines and policies and also in line with  humanitarian accountability principles, values and code of conduct
  • Review and submit weekly/monthly CMAM/IYCF and other nutrition related progress reports and cash programme as well as other relevant data for stakeholders including nutrition in emergency working group, cash transfer working group, ministry of health and others..
  • Responsible for the development of all narrative and financial report (with support from Grants Officer and finance department) in line with donor and Plan's requirements 
  • Ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Monitor budget and ensure adequate burn rate with support form Humanitarian Program Manager.
  • Working with M&E Manager, nutrition specialist and cash specialist  to ensure adequate data capturing of project beneficiaries and quality of the project
Qualifications and Experience

  • Master degree in Public Nutrition, Public Health or equivalent and have a minimum of two year field experience in coordination position with an NGO on nutrition and child protection programmes.
  • At least 3 years direct experience providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and child-friendly counselling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways for nutrition services

Job Location: Mubi, Adamawa State

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
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