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Programme Specialist/ Development

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 this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. 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. 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. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Germany e.V. is hiring a

Programme Specialist/ Development

- East and Southern Africa/ Fulltime (40 hours a week), 2 year contract -

Duties and Responsibility

1. Programme/ Project Management 

  • Manage of public funded projects in East and Southern Africa
  • Act as direct focal point for grants in East and Southern Africa at Plan International Germany
  • Monitor quality implementation of grants at the country level in line with donor rules and regulations
  • Oversee programme quality and compliance in line with donor regulations

2. Resource mobilization and liaison with BMZ, EU, UN Agencies and other donors

  • Lead and/ or Support development of concept notes and proposals aligned and coordinated with country offices for various donors
  • Share knowledge and enhance organizational learning among Plan International offices through the development and use of on-line tools, templates, tips, mechanisms and guidelines;
  • Monitor emerging issues that could affect partnerships and resource contributions at the national or regional levels (risk management)

3. Build trust and effective relationships with Plan International country offices 

  • Advise and support country offices and field offices on strategic partnerships and resource mobilization procedures and guidelines as well as funding modalities
  • Undertake support and monitoring visit to develop joint project ideas and provide support to country offices in grant management

4. Engage in strategic discussions and technical networks and working groups at Plan Germany and the Plan International Federation

  • Liaise with colleagues to advance technical excellence in the areas of youth economic empowerment and sexual reproductive health and rights
  • Engage in national and international networks to ensure up to date knowledge and entry points in the area of expertise
  • Oversee and lead the development of lessons learnt and knowledge management products

Required Skills and Experience

1. Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in education, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, women's studies, or a related field is required

2. Work Experience:

  • At least 5 years of progressive relevant professional work experience at the national or international level, particularly in strategic partnerships;
  • At least 2 years work experience in Africa, Asia or Latin America
  • Proven experience in programme management and resource mobilization with BMZ, EU and or UN agencies
  • Knowledge of BMZ, EU and or UN Agency rules and regulations (donor compliance)
  • working in inter-cultural settings successful
  • Technical experiencein the areas of sexual reproductive health and rights and or youth economic empowerment
  • Past experience working in international cooperation with an international NGO or UN agency.

3. Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in English is required
  • German is an asset

What we offer

  • A modern workplace
  • Great work-life balance including flexible working hours
  • Our on-site canteen, fresh fruit, free drinks and more
  • An international and intercultural working environment

Please share your resume/ CV and motivational letter by no later than 13 October 2019 online.

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Programme Specialist/ Development

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Veröffentlicht am 13/10/2019