London, Greater London (On-site)
£53,453 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we're tackling the root causes of gender inequality and child poverty, and we are now active in more than 70 countries worldwide.


Are you ready to take a leading role in growing Plan International UK’s support to humanitarian crises globally? Are you driven to achieve results and prepared to hold yourself accountable to add value to our Disaster Risk Management Unit at Plan International UK? This is an exciting time to join as we implement a range of ambitious plans designed to make us ‘the’ best among our peers.


We are looking for a Senior Programme Manager with exceptional management and leadership skills to oversee the development and supervision of Plan International UK’s humanitarian portfolio as part of the Disaster Risk Management Unit within East and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific. In this role, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team (Programmes Specialists and Technical Advisers) to successfully develop innovative humanitarian proposals and implement our institutional funded projects in compliance with donors’ requirements, ensuring our projects are gender sensitive or transformative.


You will have extensive project and budget management experience in the humanitarian sector, with responsibility to raise and manage major donor grants working closely with your team and our partners. We would also like you to lead on strategic and innovative initiatives and workstreams within the wider team to further advance the rights of children especially girls within a humanitarian context.


You will be a successful manager and leader, setting a strong role model example with proven ability to create cohesive professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be skilled at using your formal and informal networks to raise our profile, to get things done and influence others.


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The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Friday 28 January 2022.


Interviews will take place on 8 and 9 February 2022.


We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults in our work.  We, therefore, apply rigorous recruitment and selection processes to ensure that only those who are suitable are recruited to work for us.  Accordingly, appointment to all our roles is subject to a range of vetting checks and for this role this will include a Basic check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences


Plan International UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds


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Refreshed on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 28 January 2022 at 09:00
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