Overview

The Organization
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls, We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this 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 chilaren.

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 80 years, and are nOW active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Malawi commenced its work in 1994 and currently supports programmes in
13/28 districts. Plan International Malawicurrently has an approved country strategy (2017-22) Core
sectors of programming include Sexual reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), Gender transformation, Resilience, Humanitarian response, Protection from all forms of violence and Inclusive quality education.

We have the following vacancy in Services for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Malawi, a UN funded project at our Lilongwe Program Area Office.

PROJECT MANAGER

Dimensions of the Role
This role will ensure the overall management of all the projects (child protection, gender-based violence, human rights, food and non-food items distribution) in the refugee settings, donor and stakeholder management, including donor reporting both narrative and financial reporting as well as donor engagement from time to time. Ihe manager is also responsible for managing a project team of at least twenty-three project staff with eight direct reports.

Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives
•Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a relevant field.
•Those with a Masters’ degree in Human Rights, Project Management, Governance or Political or social Science will have an added advantage
•At least three years’ experience in project management and staft management
•Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
•Strong leadership skills
•Experience and practical knowledge in capacity building, networking and partnerships
•Excellent budget management and budget tracking skills
•Experience and knowledge in ensuring donor compliance and risk management
•EXperience and practical knowledge in developing result-based project monitoring, evaluation and learning system
•Superior written and verbal communication skills including ability to communicate clearly and to listen carefully and perceive issues objectively, working non-judgmentally with people from diverse backgrounds.
•Significant cross-cultural experience and ability to work well as part of a multi-cultural team.
•Attention to detail, along with the ability to appreciate the “big picture including the needs, desires and constraints ot refugees.
•Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) anda willingness to learn other programs maintained by Plan International.
•Ability to define problems, collect data, evaluate information, draw conclusions, and take appropriate action based on available information. Ability and confidence to make independent decisions when appropriate and whom to consult when guidance is needed.
•Experience in working in development or humanitarian projects
•Experience in the use of participatory approaches to community development
•Ability to provide culturally-sensitive counselling and case management
•Public Reilations and management skills and experience.

How to apply
Details of the full job vacancy are in the links below. Please, apply using this link.

Internal
https://performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreqpvt?jobId=43749&company=PlanInt&st=55151D928FBEAB16AA44ADCFCBDDD7DA95798DD9

External
https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=43749&company=PlanInt&st=55151D928FBEAB16AA44ADCFCBDDD7DA95798DD9

Dead line for receiving applications is TUESDAY, 28th June, 2022.

Please note that no application will be received outside the system.