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JOB DESCRIPTION

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 know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. 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.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

ROLE PURPOSE

Present in the Republic of Guinea since 1989 following a headquarters agreement with the Guinean Government, successively renewed in July 2001 and April 2020, Plan International Guinea is an international humanitarian and development organization focused on children which benefits from tax and customs exemptions. allowing it to implement its programs with maximum efficiency. Enjoying a semi-diplomatic status in Guinea, the organization aims to advance children’s rights and Equality for girls.

These interventions cover the entire country through diversified programs either financed by donors (grant funds) or the organization’s own funds (sponsorship fund).

At the country level, Plan International has a current total of 08 offices including 03 Impact and Influence Programs (PIIAs) offices located in Coyah, Kissidougou and Macenta, 2 branches in Gueckedou and Nzérékoré and 03 project offices financed by donors in Faranah (Global Fund), Pita and Dalaba (KFW).

As a humanitarian and development organization, it intervenes on issues of improving the rights of children and young people, particularly girls/women and people with disabilities through protection, education, health and resilience, improving household income and supporting civil society to encourage participation in the process of improving community governance.

The post holder will contribute to changes in policies, legislation , laws , standards and regulations , attitudes and behavior at local, regional and national levels to improve the living conditions of children, young people, particularly girls. The advisor will be responsible for coordinating the capacity building, advocacy, leadership and influence activities of youth clubs and associations with a view to having a positive and lasting impact on mentalities , standards , attitudes and behavior; as well as increasing budgets and other means for promoting children’s rights and strengthening the socio-economic power of girls and young women.

Dimensions of the Role

  • Facilitates and coordinates youth engagement work and the implementation of Plan International Guinea’s ”Aux Filles l’Egalité” campaign;
  • Ensures overall coordination of initiatives and opportunities related to the organization’s mission, values, global strategy for youth engagement and Plan International’s ambition in Guinea to place young people, particularly girls in center of the organization;
  • Manages a cell of approximately focal points made up of young girls and boys for the movement and other activities with young people;
  • Responsible for and supervises a team of position assistants who are focal points on the field.
  • Proposes innovative ideas and projects to improve Plan International’s positioning in terms of youth engagement;
  • Provided guidance and capacity building to youth-led organizations to enhance their active participation, development and leadership.
  • Follows the issues of skills, employability and entrepreneurship of young people as well as the empowerment of women.

Please click on the link below to view the key responsibilities of the position

JD ADVISOR FOR YOUTH, MOVEMENTS AND CAMPAIGNS

Location: CONAKRY

Type of Role: ADVISOR FOR YOUTH, MOVEMENTS AND CAMPAIGNS

Reports to: HEAD OF PROGRAM INFLUENCING

Grade: 14

Closing Date: 09 mai 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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