Accountability to the Affected People (AAP) Coordinator

AAP Coordinator: Plan International invites application for the qualified and experienced candidates for position of AAP Coordinator.

  • Date: 06-Apr-2023
  • Location:different location, Ethiopia
  • Company: Plan International

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.

Develop and strengthen accountability system:

    • Establish a system, oversee and maintain mechanisms to ensure accountability to the people we serve, to donor and stakeholders.
    • Support PIE and partners design and implement monitoring and evaluation system that strengthen quality and accountability.
    • Establishing a sustainable Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) in each site which ensures all beneficiaries can make confidential complaints and be confident in response processes.
    • Establish a system to track and analyze trends on feedback and response to regularly improve programming.

Capacity development

    • Building capacity of all staff, partners and project participants as appropriate in MPP with special emphasis on accountability standards.
    • Support project/emergency response integrates the accountability system (feedback and response mechanism, information provision mechanism, and community participation) through the project life cycle.
    • Support the application of accountability into project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and partnership agreements.

Monitoring, evaluation Learning, and knowledge management

  • Support that target communities priorities are identified, and use inputs of communities to shape program design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation process.
  • Support that project design process and overall accountability system incorporate elements of PIE Ethiopia framework.
  • Monitor and report elements of the accountability mechanism particularly progress related to the feedback system, information sharing, and participation.
  • Organize learning events with a focus on learning from accountability and application of PIE accountability framework.

Gender and protection issues

  • Ensure that gender and protection issues are well considered in developing and the CP accountability system, and application of PIE Ethiopia framework. More specifically works that the overall accountability mechanism in the agency particularly complaint and response system address gender issues including the incidence of abuse and exploitation.
  • Ensure that accountability data collection tools, checklist and reporting templets collect sex disaggregated data useful for decision making.
  • Ensure that both male and female are fairly represented in complaint handling process (mainly complaint committees), training and monitoring process.

Work with MEAL unit and country program

  • Support PIE’ work in Ethiopia by undertaking other tasks as appropriate and required.

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) ( 5%)

  • Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Ensures that all staff signed safeguarding policies;
  • Implement Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.

Qualifications/ experience essential:

  • MA/MSC or BA/BSC Degree in social work, social science or related field of study
  • at least 5+ years of relevant experience out of which 3 year 3 years on a senior level experience
  • Experience in accountability to the beneficiary, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
  • Experience in establishing and management of feedback and response system, information sharing etc.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and other applications like SAP.

Plan International’s Values in Practice

  • We are open and accountable

We create a climate of trust inside and outside the organisation by being open, honest and transparent. We hold ourselves and others to account for the decisions we make and for our impact on others, while doing what we say we will do.

We strive for lasting impact

We strive to achieve significant and lasting impact on the lives of children and young people, and to secure equality for girls. We challenge ourselves to be bold, courageous, responsive, focused and innovative.

We work well together

We succeed by working effectively with others, inside and outside the organisation, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them to achieve their goals. We come together to create and implement solutions in our teams, across Plan International, with children, girls, young people, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and empowering

We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge inequality in our programmes and our workplace. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.

  • Location: Diffrent Location 
  • Type of Role: Accountability to the Affected People Coordinator 
  • Reports to: Program Area Manager
  • Grade: D1
  • Closing Date: April 30, 2023

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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Department: Africa
Country: Ethiopia
Contract Type: Full time
Categories: EthioJob Vacancies
EthioJobs: Plan International
Education: Bachelor's Degree BSC Master's Degree MSC

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