Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Program Coordinator – Economic Security & Youth Empowerment

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization 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 its 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 have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

We are looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position:

9 months (Central Province – Kabwe)

Position Description:

The position exists to coordinate the Youth Economic Empowerment Programme of the Program Area ensuring development and management of projects that are aligned to Plan’s Country strategic plan, Country Programmes, domains and principles. The Economic Empowerment Coordinator (EEC) reports to the Program Unit Manager. The Economic Empowerment Coordinator manages all the Economic Empowerment activities at the Program Area.


  • Establish and implement standards of accountability, effectiveness and efficiency for the Empowerment Program at PA level
  • Ensuring design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects is aligned to Plan’s Program Framework, Program Effectiveness Framework and the Program Accountability & Learning System, but also to national and district Plans and Policies.
  • Documentation, reporting and dissemination of outcomes and impact of projects
  • Participating in in-house networks to enhance integration of the Empowerment Program with other PA programs
  • Ensuring that Budgets are properly spent and project implementation is according to funding requirements and work-plans
  • Supporting implementation and scaling up of program and project innovations and best practices


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies/Social Sciences/Education or related discipline
  • At least 3 – 4 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of and experience in Economic Empowerment programming is an added advantage
  • To apply for this position kindly click on the apply link.

How to Apply

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

All Applications should be addressed to;

The Country Human Resource Manager,

Plan International Zambia,

Private Bag 518X,

87A Kabulonga road,



We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organizational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

Application deadline
27 Sep 15:00

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