Program Facilitator (ASRH) – Chiredzi

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Program Facilitator (ASRH) - Chiredzi

  • Post Date:August 18, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Program Facilitator – SIDA-Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) program: Chiredzi

Reporting to the Project Manager, this job is needed in order to provide leadership and facilitation at district level in their implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the SIDA Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) project in order to achieve set objectives and targets of the project in the district.

Accountabilities:

  • Identifies and trains community based mentors and Case Care Workers(CCWs) on gender and
    protection using the Champion of Change (CoC) model.
  • Registers households for the project and tracks their participation in the COC and family clubs.
  • Coordinates with other NGO partners for joint targeting, inclusive delivery of SRHR and SGBV information and layered services to adolescents and parents.
  • Integrates child safeguarding and gender equality and inclusion considerations within project activities at district level.
  • Conducts regular monitoring of mentors and CCW activities, providing technical support to the community based cadres.
  • Facilitates community dialogues to address harmful social and cultural norms as well as community level trainings.
  • Liases with ad supports community volunteers, including Case Care Workers to ensure SGBV survivors access time sensitive response services, in line with existing protocols and standards.

Child Protection & gender equality mainstreaming

  • Promotes and abides by Plan policies and procedures including but not limited to: Gender equality mainstreaming, Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct and the related mandatory reporting responsibilities.

Coordination and networking

  • Support and participate in district children and youth related partnership activities, alliances and networks.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support collection and analysis of project data

Knowledge:

  • A degree in Social science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institute.
  • A minimum 3 years relevant work experience at similar level in Gender, Child Rights and or Adolescent, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights programming.
  • Understanding of social norms and their influence on behavior, attitudes and practices.
  • An understanding of Community development work.
  • Ability and willingness to ride a motorbike.

Skills:

  • Excellent networking and partnership building skills
  • Good communication, facilitation and report writing skills.
  • Strong team building and motivational skills.
  • Strong negotiating, problem solving and influencing skills.

Behaviours:

  • Demonstrates clear respect to all and especially children without discrimination.
  • Having initiative and able to work independently.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively on child protection issues.
  • Assertiveness and shows cultural sensitivity.

PLAN INTERNATIONAL’S VALUES IN PRACTICE

We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organization for all children, girls & young people.

We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximize long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

  • We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.
  • We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace.
  • We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and change their own lives.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy.

 

This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals
Location: Zimbabwe (Chiredzi)
Type of role: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date : 27 August 2021