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Plan International is hiring EU Wash Project Coordinator. Closing Date:ย 5th April 2024

About Plan International

Plan International is a rights-based development and humanitarian organisation working for better lives for all children. We are independent of the government and have no political or religious affiliation.ย Our purpose is to strive for a just world that advances childrenโ€™s rights and equality for girls.ย We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.ย Plan International began working in the Pacific in 2012 and has offices and staff in Pacific (SI) and PNG, in Bougainville, and has an established regional office in Suva, Fiji.

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Plan International Pacific is seeking to hire a full timeย WASH Project Coordinatorย whoย will be responsible for leading the implementation of the EU fundedย South Bougainville WASH Programme,ย which is a part of Planโ€™s growing portfolio of EU funded projects in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARoB). This project is in consortium with World Vision PNG, who are the consortium lead. The individual will work on this project onย a full-time basisย and will be specifically responsible for coordinating and implementing the Southย Bougainville WASH Programmeโ€™sย activities in South Bougainville as well as providing leadership and oversight of the two WASH Officers who will also be directly working on the project.ย The role will be based in Arawa Bougainville, PNG.

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The role reports to Plan International PIPNG WASH Project Manager.

Do you have what it takes to be successful in this role?

  • Experience in a project implementation team delivering a complex project, particularly related to WASH.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in coordinating, training, facilitating and capacity building of organizational staff, partners and community members and/or community- based organizations.
  • Relevant qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH programs.
  • Relevant experience in the design and construction supervision of WASH infrastructure facilities in schools, health facilities and communities
  • Experience within WASH methodologies such as Community-led Total Sanitation, Water Safety Planning, UNICEF 3-Star School standards, WASH in Schools and WASH Construction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to produce succinct written reports in English.
  • Ability to be organized and self-motivated to adapt and adjust to implement activities effectively within changing power dynamics and community priorities.
  • Openness and enthusiasm for learning the new tools and approaches, and then being able to facilitate the learning of others in the Project tools.
  • Openness to continual self-reflection and learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building and social analysis and influencing skills specific to cultural and political context of Bougainville/PNG.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team and with upper management
  • Knowledge of the use of word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet all deadlines
  • Previous work experience in Bougainville or can relocate to AROB in Arawa

Location: Arawa, Bougainville


Reports to: WASH Manager

Salary: C2

Closing Date: 5th April 2024

For your application to be considered, you must provide us with updated CV, a short covering letter outlining your capacity and academic certificates/transcripts to fulfil the requirements of the job. All applications will be reviewed on receipt. Only suitable candidates will be considered and they will be contacted if shortlisted. We promote diversity in our organisation in which we encourage women and the disable to apply.

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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, girlsโ€™ 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.

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