Date: 22 Aug 2023
Location: Kilifi, Kenya
Company: Plan International
Type of contract: Local fixed term contract as per Plan International Kenya’s standard terms and conditions.
Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process.
Closing Date: 05 September 2023
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 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 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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.
What you will bringBachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Gender, Project Management, Education or Development Studies. Knowledge and experience on sustainable livelihoods and economic empowerment is an added advantage. Demonstrated experience in 2 or more of the following program pillar areas: education, clean water and sanitation, food and nutrition, healthcare and income training and empowerment. areas, At least 3 or more years of relevant work experience in project management At least 2 years of experience managing partnerships in projects Demonstrable experience designing and managing gender transformative projects Knowledge of women economic empowerment and gender integration best practices Hold personal values, ethics and attitudes which are in alignment with the principles of the Plan’s values Motorcycle riding skills and experience as the tool of trade. Experience planning, organizing and facilitating trainings/workshops at school and/or community level
Qualifications/ experience desirable:Strong report writing skills Documentation of project impact stories of change Community facilitation, networking, partnership development and management skills Good communication, negotiation and advocacy skills Good interpersonal, relationship and team working Conflict Management skills Experience in humanitarian programming Experience in program phase out management
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in the recruitment process.
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 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.
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