Education Officer

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The Organisation

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 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.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

The Opportunity:

The position holder will be responsible for implanting the P and C department’s Talent and Performance Management and engagement strategy by driving PIEs staff development and performance management practice, ensuring its implementation and assess the outcomes. The position holder will be responsible to coordinate, lead, manage PIE to effectively meet its capacity-building objectives, and coordinate organizational training initiatives and performance improvement and knowledge management. The post holder will support the Head of Human Resources and OD, monitoring and reporting KPIs, and supporting in the development of strategy documents and in its rollout.

The Individual:

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


Qualifications/ Experience essential:

  • Education: Degree level or equivalent in Education, Educational administration, Psychology, Pedagogy, and related field of education
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in INGO environment, involving in the requirement of both emergency and development programs

Knowledge & technical skills:

  • Mobilizing and training of school teachers
  • Knowledge and experience of using and providing training on the INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies
  • Knowledge of assessment, monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge and experience of applying pedagogics of teaching
  • Knowledge of humanitarian activities at host and IDP centres
  • Awareness of child protection issues
  • Sensitivity to gender and child protection.
  • Good command of English language (both spoken & written)
  • Competent in use of word and excel
  • Commendable writing and communication skill

Languages required:

  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • In addition to Amharic other local Knowledge of Local Languages is a desirable

Qualifications/ experience desirable:

  • Experience in budget management and monitorin

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Safeguarding Children and Young People and ensuring Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in your day to day activities.
  • Ensure that Plan International Ethiopia contributes to the global efforts of to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted to the relevant body.

Location: Adidaero/Adiyabo

Type of Role: Education Officer

Reports to: Project Manager

Grade: C1

Closing Date: January 28, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.


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