AGIP Project Manager

  • Date: 26-Apr-2021
  • Location: Global Flexibility, OR, Flexible
  • Company: Plan International

The Organisation

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.

The Opportunity

As part of our global strategy to transform the lives of 100 million girls, Plan International hosts and co-chairs a new innovative multi-stakeholder coalition for adolescent girls. We are seeking a Project Manager to join the Partnerships Team to lead the development, upscaling, design and implementation of the second phase of the Adolescent Girls Investment Plan (AGIP) and its related projects.

As the AGIP Project Manager you will work cross organisationally and with multiple external partners at CEO and senior technical level. You will lead technical meetings and shape board agendas for the AGIP, collaboratively lead and develop the AGIP strategy and roadmap, project plans and resourcing strategies. You will also ensure key project milestones are met during the second phase of the project.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit an individual with strong strategic project and partnership management experience who also has knowledge of current issues and trends in international development and the Girls’ Rights space. You will need to have knowledge of research, advocacy, policy and/or fundraising and experience of working in a multicultural environment and in participation with networks and coalitions.

With excellent written and spoken communication abilities, as well as effective relationship management and collaboration skills within a complex organisational setting.

We are open to applicants for this role from a diversity of fields and backgrounds.

For the full job description, please click here.

Location: Flexible location, in most locations where Plan International has a legal entity and you have the pre-existing right to live and work. Our preference is for the person to the based in one of our programme offices, closest to the point of impact.

Type of Role: 12-month fixed term contract

Reports to: Head of Partnerships Development

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. If the suitable candidate were to be based in the UK the salary range would be £37,803 – £47,254

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 May 2021

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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.


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