Plan International

Emergency Roster Recruitment (Gender in Emergencies)

Plan International

Job Description

  Plan International is looking to grow our pool of experienced Emergency Response Specialists to lead Plan International’s humanitarian programming as part of our Emergency Roster. Members of our roster are specialists in their field and have the skills and expertise to be deployed to a Humanitarian Response anywhere in the world, generally up to a maximum period of four months.

Successful applicants will be added to our roster of Gender in Emergencies Specialists and contacted for deployment opportunities. Whilst being a member of the roster is not paid you will receive a salary as well as ‘per diem’, accommodation and travel costs whilst deployed.

We build a close relationship with Roster Members, with access to online humanitarian courses and regular engagement to ensure Roster Members receive benefits to being on the roster both when deployed and when not deployed. The Deployment Manager will regularly reach out to Roster Members for updates on their availability and access to online courses and tools About You

The Gender in Emergencies Specialist provides oversight, Technical Support and leadership to Plan International’s humanitarian response in a specific crisis. You will ensure all work is in line with Plan International’s Global Strategy, that Gender Equality is core to our response and that Plan International honours its commitments to girls in emergencies.

You will have significant experience working to provide advice and support on gender equality, on child and adolescent friendly adaptations, and experience working in humanitarian contexts. You will strengthen the capacity of colleagues in Plan International’s offices and promote and lead best practices in gender in emergencies, such as use of the IASG Gender with Age Marker and conducting Rapid Gender Analysis. You will lead/support needs assessments, identify opportunities for local partnerships, and ensure effective planning, implementation, Coordination and evaluation of integrated programming that support the development and wellbeing of children, adolescents and youth in all their diversity and their right to equality. You will have a strong focus on looking for entry points in a programme that may lead to better gender transformation.

Ideally you will be bilingual in English plus either French or Spanish. Any other languages are an advantage. You will be committed to ensuring safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse is core to our ways of working. You are strong in Problem Solving and focused on achieving results to impact positively on girls and boys affected by crises.

It is expected thar Roster Members would have done a HEAT Security course in the past 3 years
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