2022 Graduate Internship Programme at Plan International

Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and eduation to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil War.

Who We Are We work with communities around the world to end the cycle of poverty for children. We work with communities around the world to end the cycle of poverty for children.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the Graduate Internship Programme at Plan International.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The internship programme in Plan International Nigeria provides on-the-job training in program management, research and data gathering skills, communication, people skills, and work ethics.
  • It enhances experience through practical and guided hands-on exposure and involvement in Plan Nigeria’s development projects as well as providing exposure to the working environment of a multilateral organization and a better understanding of Plan Nigeria’s goals and activities.

Dimension of the Role

  • Support the project management and technical work which includes; the development of work plans, stakeholder engagement, documentation, monitoring, research, and other project implementation activities.

Accountability

  • Support all Country Programs especially health programs Leads in project implementation.

Specific Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the intern is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Facilitate and monitor the distribution of commodities and documentation.
  • Support project coordination and monitor implementation.
  • Support development of work plans, budgets and reports.
  • Liaise with the Health Facilities in documenting outreach schedules, commodity forecast and delivery to facilities, outreach centers/sites, as per the project design.
  • Prepare draft activity and monthly project reports, and contribute to the quarterly narrative reports.
  • Participate in project research processes.
  • Support and ensure a cordial working relationship with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide support to country office programmes
  • Assume any other responsibility as assigned by the project coordinator.

Administration and Finance:

  • Support to ensure that all finance policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Participate in budget preparation, forecasts and spend are in line with plans.
  • Ensure to use of procedures and relevant protocols of Plan International Nigeria that are necessary for carrying out the project activities.
  • Support the timely and appropriate use of all procurement and logistics infrastructure for the effective implementation of project activities.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not all-inclusive and the intern will also perform other related tasks as required and be responsible for reporting and communicating of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task
  • Conduct all duties in a professional manner following Plan International Nigeria staff regulations, values and codes of conduct.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • University Education and less than 2 years post NYSC working experience in social development, health-related, international relations any other relevant course.
  • A history of productive involvement with local partners, including government, traditional leadership, and civil society.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate.
  • Experience drafting project reporting and monitoring project progress.
  • Good written and spoken English language skills.

Skills:

  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain diplomatic and productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility and ability to work in a changing and challenging environment.
  • Internet proficiency, as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Behaviours:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within the team and with stakeholders,
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organisational development.
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Strong commitment to continuous learning.
  • Flexible with a ‘can-do’ and problem-solving approach.

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Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The post holder will support on all related project activities in AMAC and Gwagwalada.

Accountabilities

  • Support project activities on community stakeholders’ engagement in selected wards.
  • Facilitate the active participation of caregivers in project activities
  • Distribution of BCC materials.
  • Weekly documentation on community-level activities on the project, and success stories collation.
  • Perform regular checks on documentation made at outreaches to ensure that there met expected standards.
  • Support community feedback mechanisms activities.
  • Support distribution of Home food fortification commodities at outreaches and support follow-up.
  • Support integrated Community Outreach activities
  • Support training and supervision activities.
  • Adherence to Plan International and Nutrition International policies at all times.
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Program Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The Home food fortification project seeks to provide MNPs to caregivers of eligible children 6 – 23 months (approximately 55,000) in urban slums of select area councils in the FCT through Integrated Community Outreaches and to increase the capacity of frontline health workers and community volunteers to distribute MNPs and support and data management through the use of digital/mobile platforms.
  • The purpose of this role is to support the project management and technical work which includes; the development of work plans, stakeholder engagement, documentation, monitoring, research, and other implementation activities.

Dimension of the Role

  • The post holder will contribute to the execution of all project deliverables in collaboration with and through project staff and other units at Plan International Nigeria.
  • The post holder will also be responsible for documentation; reports, work plans, commodities distribution summaries and social media groups management on the project.

Accountabilities

  • Support project coordination and monitor project implementation.
  • Support development, implementation and monitoring of work plans and budgets.
  • Liaise with the project participants, health facilities, community and local authorities in the selection of project sites/wards, and commodity distribution as per the project design.
  • Represent the organization and actively participate in planning and coordination meetings.
  • Prepare project documentation including activity, monthly and quarterly project reports on implementation, and contribute to the final narrative reports as per donor requirements.
  • Support the Administrative team in developing ad hoc staff agreement documents and contracts
  • Facilitate the development and compilation of comprehensive draft monitoring and Evaluation reports.
  • Participate in project research processes.
  • Provide regular updates to Plan technical team to inform Programme decisions.
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of good working relationships with the relevant State actors, community leaders, women groups, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Provide support to country office programmes
  • Assume any other responsibility as assigned by the project coordinator.

Administration and Finance:

  • Support the project to ensure that all finance policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Participate in budget preparation and in ensure spending and forecasts are in line with plans.
  • Ensure that reliable communications/information management facilities are established and maintained.
  • Ensure to use of procedures and relevant protocols of Plan International Nigeria that are necessary for carrying out the project activities.
  • Support the timely and appropriate use of all procurement and logistics infrastructure for the effective implementation of project activities.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • University Degree in Health or Development-related fields, or any other relevant course.
  • Two (2) years of work experience in social development, health-related community interventions, productive involvement with local partners, including government, traditional leadership, and civil society.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate.
  • Experience drafting project reporting and monitoring project progress
  • Good written and spoken English language skills.

Skills:

  • Basic financial and administrative skills
  • Possession of good report writing skills
  • Passion for learning and development.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet usage.
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain diplomatic and productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility and ability to work in a changing and challenging environment.

Behaviours:

  • Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within the team and with stakeholders,
  • Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism/integrity.
  • Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organisational development.
  • Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
  • Strong commitment to continuous learning.
  • Flexible with a ‘can-do’ and problem-solving approach
  • Actively seeks support in addressing difficulties in the execution of duties.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the BUTTONS below.

Note

  • Plan International Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities.
  • Plan International Nigeria is fully committed to child protection to prevent children from all forms of abuse. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: September 19, 2022

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