Date: 8 Nov 2023
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrenâs 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 itâs girls who are most affected.Â 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.Â We support childrenâs rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for â and respond to â crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.Â We have been building powerful partnerships for children for overÂ 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.
Plan International Kenya Strategy statement
Plan International Kenyaâs (PIK) strategic goal in the next five years is to end teenage pregnancies and end all forms of sexual and gender-based violence against adolescent girls and young women. We aim to help create an enabling environment where girls and young women are safe, valued, equally cared for, and have equal opportunities. PIK will contribute to the global strategy by aiming to reach directly approximately 2.75 million (children, including girls and young women over the period of the strategy running between 2022-2026 and to reach additional beneficiaries through its interventions.
The Sponsorship Manager will provide technical leadership in the implementation and delivery of the child sponsorship program in the Country. The incumbent will provide oversight management of the country sponsorship while ensuring that child sponsorship business rules are met towards achievement of Plan International commitments. They will directly work with Program Unit Managers and Satellite Lead Offices to ensure effective integration of sponsorship program and sponsorship communication processes as implemented by Implementing partners. They will work with the field office teams and partners to build the capacity of Program Unit staff & sponsorship partners on sponsorship guidelines/policies & systems.
The Sponsorship Manager will maintain linkages between the Kenya Country Office, Regional Hub, Global Hub and National Offices on matters related to Child Sponsorship to ensure efficient business processes.
This position will also contribute to collective Extended Country Leadership Team responsibility of driving Kenya country programme.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Type of Role: Fixed Term Contract
Reports to:Â Director of Program Implementation & QualityÂ
Closing Date: 22 November 2023
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, girlsâ 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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