GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a non-governmental and nonprofit organization that strife to make life of vulnerable women and children better through revitalized partnership. GPON provides life-skill education and psychosocial support to conflict-affected, WaSH community or camp services, Education in emergency services, Gender-based Violence mitigation services, Child protection service, Protection monitoring services, Nutrition and public health services.
- Job Type: Contract
- Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
- Experience: 1 – 3 years
- Location: Adamawa , Borno
- Job Field: Education / Teaching
- Salary Range: ₦150,000 – ₦200,000/month
Dimension of Role
Under the direct supervision of the project coordinator, the post holder will directly implement the project and document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the Education in Emergencies components of GOALPrime’s emergency response.
The EiE Associate reports to the EiE Coordinator. You will directly implement the project and document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation of the Education in Emergencies components of GOALPrime’s emergency response. You are responsible for assessment, response analysis, design, capacity building. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of education monitors and community volunteers in project locations.
- Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the pilot project
- With support from M&E team design a Monitoring plan and simple data collection tools to ensure monitoring and data collection of key project indicators.
- Support assessment of Education sector in the state of implementation
- Review, assess and update the education situation in areas affected by emergency
- Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 2 months) and medium-term and make recommendations on specific GPON actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.
- Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation. If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
- Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context. Inclusion of quality issues in education and learning outcomes is really important.
- Ensure that issues of early childhood, gender, protection, DRR, and conflict sensitivity are factored into the program design.
- Ensure GOALPrime guidelines, UN education cluster standards and INEE Minimum Standards, are considered and any departures documented.
- Provide regular updates to Response Cordinator and Chief of Programme, on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
- Represent GOALPrime to clusters, governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed.
- Support the implementation of, and represent GOALPrime in, emergency education coordination mechanisms including any relevant cluster.
- Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to donors and other stakeholders.
- Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Project Coordinator.
- In collaboration with the MEAL team, carry out a Quarterly rapid assessment to identify the needs of beneficiaries across current and prospective project locations as well as carry out gap and implementation risk analysis to identify bottles and provide swift solutions.
Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
- University degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields
- Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience Education in Emergencies
- Experience working in emergency settings
- Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards
- Experience with participatory approaches to education, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related areas.
- Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
- Experience in TaRL methodology EiE programme desirable but not essential
- Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.
- Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
- Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
- Ability to read and write in both English and Hausa languages appropriately
- Creates strong sense of purpose and commitment within own part of operations 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
- Provides good and adequate administrative and logistical support to enable
- programmes to meet meets it’s agreed financial and program outcomes.
- Actively seeks for support in addressing difficulties in execution of duties.
- Strategic thinking and effective contribution to own work and Organisational development.
- Sound judgment and decision-making in complex situations
- Strong emotional intelligence including self-awareness.
- Leads by example to motivate high performance of others
- Very strong commitment to continuous learning.