18 Jun 2012
Full-Time DISTRICT EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE and DEVELOPMENT (ECCD) COORDINATOR
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Job DescriptionPlan International in Laos Plan International is growing! We are looking for Lao National who has enthusiastic, dedicated development professionals interested in long term careers with a major international children’s NGO. Plan, one of the world’s largest children’s INGOs, works with children and poor communities in 48 developing countries. In Laos, Plan works in two poorest and one poor District in Bokeo Province, in basic education, early childhood development, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, 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. DISTRICT EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE and DEVELOPMENT (ECCD) COORDINATOR, Pha Oudom District, Bokeo Province. Responsibilities include • Organize District level implementation of the ECCD Program with District Education and Sports Bureau partners • Develop work plans with DESB partners and monitor activities • Build professional relationship with government agencies and other development partners in the District • Prepare budgets and monitor expenditures • Collect and analyze information on the situation of infants and young children • Help build the capacity of local Interns • Contribute to development of future Program strategy • Prepare progress reports on a timely basis, including Plan internal reports, reports to donors and reports to the Ministry of Education. Skills, experience, qualifications • University degree or demonstrated ability at this level essential, preferably in an education-related discipline • At least three years post qualification experience, preferably in an education project or rural community development project • Understanding of and commitment to child-centred, active teaching and learning • Experience in networking with government agencies and other aid agencies • Experience in budget preparation, monitoring and management • Planning, monitoring and evaluation • Clear written and verbal communication both Lao and English • Fluency in other ethnic languages of Bokeo Province will be a major advantage • Willing to travel to and stay in remote areas frequently
How to ApplyFOR ALL PLAN POSITIONS:• Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women is essential• Strong commitment to the Rights of the Child is essential• Plan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff 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 or telephone calls will be entered into.• Short listed candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection procedures.CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 02 July 2012Send resume/CV, with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees including salary expectations for each position, to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, Lao PDR, or to PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.org , Please state in cover letter how you learned about the job – through emails, Vientiane Times, INGO Directory, Job to day website, friends or other websites.
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