Working in 54 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, with a total annual budget of approximately $1 billion, Plan International’s stated Global Strategic Goal is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits.
Plan International has implemented a global Programme and Influence Quality Policy that ensures programme quality is at the heart of everything we do.
In this role as the Project and Programme Management Specialist you will lead and continue to develop the Programme Quality Procedures for project management, which will have a major impact on all of Plan’s Country Offices. You will work as part of a programme support unit working directly with countries to strengthen project management, generating good practice and coordinating resources to meet needs.
This is an important role that will engage strategically across functional and geographical boundaries across the organisation. Therefore, you will be required to have demonstrable experience of managing INGO programmes in the field both at strategic and operational level. As well as experience developing global procedures and guidance for INGO programme and project management, building capacities in project management through direct and remote support.
You will need to be proactive, diligent, and results-focused with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. In order to engage effectively you will need to be fluent in either Spanish or French.
With strong collaboration and networking skills, you will need to influence, engage and build cooperation across multiple stakeholders with different perspectives.
Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.
Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.
Location: Flexible where Plan International has a legal entity and the applicant has the pre-existing right to work.
Type of Role: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Reports to: Head of Projects and Funds
Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that this will vary according to the location of the appointed candidate and therefore, it is not possible to include full details here
As an indication if this role was based in the UK the salary would be circa £45,000
Closing Date: Sunday 16th October 2022
How to apply
Closing date: 16-Oct-22