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Project Officer - Education

Delhi

  • Organization: Plan International
  • Location: Delhi
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-17
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title: Project Officer - Education

Department: Programme Implementation

Based in location : Delhi, extensive travel to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand.

Reporting to: Chief of Party & Program Head

Contract Duration : 1 year Travel: 70% in the field

Level Of Contact With Children: 2 (Sporadic or occasional contact with children)

The position holder shall be responsible to adhere & work within the ambit of Plan India’s Safeguarding of Children and Young People Policy & Gender Equality Policies.

ABOUT PLAN INDIA

Plan India is a nationally registered not for profit organization striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children and their communities. Since 1979, Plan India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of children and young people by enabling them access to protection, quality Education and healthcare services, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and participation in decisions which affect their lives.

Plan India is a member of the Plan International Federation, an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International is active in more than 75 countries. To know more about Plan India, visit www.planindia.org

SUMMARY OF THE OVERALL JOB

This position is responsible for the implementation of Education Projects, which includes the implementation of project activities as per guidance of Program Head, Hygiene and Education Program (Reckitt), rolling out field level activities, networking and linkages with key stakeholders, government departments and PRIs/ward at local level, achievement of project outputs and outcomes within the timelines defined in the project plan and submission of timely reports of the activities and monthly progress updates to Program Head.

KEY FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

• The job holder will be responsible for implementation of project under the thematic area Hygiene and Education in close coordination with Program Head, Hygiene and Education Program (Reckitt)
• Field visits to Implementation areas of project activities such as awareness/orientation/training of parents, school teachers, child cabinet members and other stakeholders in target locations
• Collect evidences and data with regard to program implementation activities in the program areas.
• Create and update database of schemes/services of the government in Education theme
• Write blogs, case stories, stakeholder and community engagement, of government schemes/services, documentation of case studies and best practices
• Preparation and submission of visit reports as per stipulated timelines
• Provide any other support required by the line manager and as per the requirements of the organisation
• Support Chief of Party and Program Head in any other engagements assigned
• Adherence to all Plan India’s Policies during program implementation.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Any Post Graduate, Post Graduate in Development Management will be preferred.
• Fresher/ Minimum 4-6 years of relevant experience of working in Education.
• Proficient in local language and willingness to travel
• Experience in usage of computer/tablets for data collection and basic report preparation
• Passionate to work with children and Education.

COMPETENCIES:

• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups
• Sincerity, patience, tact and the ability to motivate teams to achieve results
• Proactive, results and service-oriented
• Conflict resolution skills
• Willingness to travel to target locations
• Networking skills and good understanding of local context/environment

COMPENSATION & EMPLOYMENT :

Plan is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.

How to apply

Please send us your updated resume with current and expected CTC (Word Format only) along with a suitability note for the position of “Project Officer - Education” at planindiacareers@planindia.org please mention “Project Officer - Education” in the subject line.

• Last date for sending applications is 31st May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information, please visit our website www.planindia.org
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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