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 it is 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. Safeguarding children and young people 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 in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.
Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position
The Program and Strategy Manager will drive Plan International’s programme and influencing work, setting overall direction, leading a high performing team, ensuring accountability for meeting demanding targets and maintaining alignment with the global strategy. The incumbent will lead trans-formative change, have a demonstrable commitment to gender equality and relish the prospect of representing Plan International to the government and civil society,
S/he understand and drive efforts to deliver positive change for girls through advocating, campaigning and communicating at a national level. Equally, the incumbent will ensure the country-operating model is fit for purpose, have the right funding mix to achieve our ambition, key business processes are in place and organisational values are embedded in everything we do. The Incumbent will lead by example in ensuring gender equality is evident in everything we do from staffing, to programming and influencing, to ways of working and the right culture that ensures we are champions for girls and gender equality.
Key areas of responsibility include:
1. Strategic planning:
2. Support to quality programmes:
3. Advocacy and Influencing:
4. Applications and systems support:
Method of application
To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest. Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned. 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.
Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men
Women are especially encouraged to apply.