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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 know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. 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.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

Plan started working in Egypt in 1981 and has a presence in ten of the 27 governorates in which the country including Greater Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Beheira, Kalyoubia, Damietta, Qena, Assuit, Aswan, and Sohag. Plan international Egypt implements programmes designed to enable communities to improve the lives of the most marginalised children and their families. Plan Egypt’s Country Strategy focuses on five strategic objectives.

Through a five-interconnected, gender transformative and context-fit country objectives, PIE intends along with the various stakeholders at all levels to continue delivering positive and transformative changes so that “Children, especially girls, and young people grow up in an enabling environment, realizing their rights and contributing in both development and humanitarian settings as active agents of change”.

Driven by the overall purpose of PII and anchored on Plan International core values, bolder commitment to gender transformation and feminist leadership, program quality and influencing and a more vibrant and efficient operating model.


The purpose of the role is to follow up and monitor the project at the PU level (Cairo), while ensuring a seamless integration and quality of deliverables in line with the Country Strategy. The post holder will design, implement, monitor and report on progress of project activities in line with detailed implementation plan. He/she will work with various stakeholders and partners.

Project’s Brief:

Overall Objective:

Enhancing economic stability and social cohesion between refugees and host communities in Egypt to promote long term conflict prevention and local peacebuilding

Main Outcome:

Enhanced livelihoods and social cohesion among refugees and host communities in low-income areas.

  • Specific Output 1. Professional competencies and qualifications of youth beneficiaries


  • Specific Output 2. Self-reliance and long-term resilience strengthened through

entrepreneurship promotion

  • Specific Output 3. Sustainable community support provided through social and

economic safety networks and strengthened local administrative institutions

  • Specific Output 4. Access to nutrition services of Pregnant and Lactating Women

 (PLW) improved among refugees with children under two years of age.

management scope, reporting lines, key relationships


Under the overall guidance and supervision of the project coordinator, the Project Assistant is tasked with the overall programmatic supervision of the project with partners in terms of coordination and implementation, provision of support to the monitoring and evaluation of the project interventions.

Direct reports: Project Coordinator

Key relationships


  • Area team members and project’s team to coordinate on major decisions related to project implementation
  • Regular contact with the project M&E Coordinator to ensure M&E actions are carried on with the needed technical inputs.
  • Project Coordinator based in Alex to coordinate the implementation and monitoring of project activities in the respective locations.


  • Partners and beneficiaries in Cairo to assess progress and agree on the appropriated mitigation measures.

Location: Cairo Program Area, Maadi 

Type of Role: One year fixed term contract

Reports to: WFP Project Coordinator

Closing Date: 09/06/2024

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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