21 Nov 2012

Full-Time CHILD RIGHTS, CHILD PROTECTION AND GENDER

Plan International Laos – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYBokeo, Laos

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Job Description

Plan International in Lao PDR

Plan works with children and poor communities in 48 developing countries. In Laos, Plan works in Bokeo Province, in basic education, early childhood development and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, maternal and child health, and promotion of children’s rights.

Plan has no religious or political aims or affiliations. Visit www.plan-international.org  for more information.

Plan is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Plan offers competitive salaries and long-term employment opportunities for all posts.

CHILD RIGHTS, CHILD PROTECTION AND GENDER OFFICER (Houysai, Bokeo Province)

Responsibilities will include
• Conduct training and awareness raising on child rights, child protection and gender
• Contribute to design of child rights, child protection and gender projects
• Support development of child protection measures at school and community level
• Assist with preparation of quarterly, annual and other plans, budgets and reports
• Build partnerships on child rights, child protection and gender at District level
• Implement Plan Laos child protection policy

Skills, qualifications, experience
• Degree or experience in social work, law, social sciences, communications or related fields
• Minimum two years experience in participatory community development and community animation
• Experience in promotion of child rights, protection of children from neglect and abuse and gender rights an advantage
• Good written and spoken Lao and English essential
• Willing to travel to and stay in remote areas frequently

For all Plan positions

• Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women are essential
• Plan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff and consultants are selected and employed in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy.
These include appropriate reference and background checks.
• Applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No correspondence will be entered into.
Closing date for applications: 30 November, 2012

How to Apply

To apply for this position, send your resume/CV, with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees, to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, or to PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.org. Please state in cover letter how you learned about the job – through email, Vientiane Times, Vientiane Mai, VINGO Directory, Job to Day or Lao jobs vacancy website, or friends.

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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