Project Manager

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.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. 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 75years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

ROLE PURPOSE

Plan International Rwanda has secured funding from Plan International Belgium to build the critical assets of adolescent refugee girls in Rwanda. In this regard, Plan will implement a project called “Empowering Girls for Equality” in Gihembe and Nyabiheke refugee camps. It is an opportunity to train refugee women to become mentors to adolescent refugee girls, teach life skills curriculum to girls groups, facilitate girl-friendly safe spaces, support savings groups and community services projects with adolescent girls, engage men and boys in positive masculinity, and engage in other activities involving the empowerment of adolescent girls in the refugee camps.

The project aims to directly impact at least 878 adolescent girls aged 10-17 and 585 adolescent boys aged 10-17 in both camps. Through direct content delivery from trained 135 mentors (81 female –girl’s mentors and 54 male-boys mentors) aged 18-40. Through safe spaces for girls in the camps, over 5,000 girls aged 5-17 will be reached. Through campaigns and positive masculinity programming, over 4,800 boys aged 5-17 will be indirectly reached.

DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE

The Project Manager reports directly to the Emergency Response Manager. The Project Manager directly line manages three staff (Project Coordinators, one in each camp and the Champions of Change Coordinator). S/he manages a budget of approximately 450,000 EUR for a period of 8 months with possibility of extension. S/he may manage partners and other incentive workers as necessary.

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