Plan International Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Plan International Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia


The Opportunity

  • Plan International works to support vulnerable children, young people, and their families to break the cycle of poverty and vulnerability.

  • Plan Ethiopia’s country office is located in the capital, Addis Ababa.

  • Currently the country office implements a viable portfolio of approximately Euro 20 million/annum.

  • This includes sponsorship and grants from both bilateral and multilateral donors.

  • We currently employ approximately 200 staff with a Country Leadership Team based in Addis Ababa. 8 staff report directly to the Country Director.

  • As part of the broader organizational effort to transform itself to achieve greater impact, Plan International Ethiopia is going through transformational change and strategy development process. This process requires leadership of the Country Director and experience in change management.

  • The organization is committed to meeting safeguarding expectations across all its operations and will expect the country director to ensure all incidents regarding child abuse and sexual harassment are reported and effectively managed.

    Do you have what it takes?

  • As a Country Director, you 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.

  • You will be deeply comfortable with leading transformative change, have a demonstrable commitment to gender equality and relish the prospect of representing Plan International to the highest levels of government, civil society, the media and international media.

  • You will understand and drive efforts to deliver positive change for girls through advocating, campaigning and communicating at a national level.

  • Equally you will ensure the country operating model is fit for purpose, we have the right funding mix to achieve our ambition, key business processes are in place and organisational values are embedded in everything we do.

  • You will lead by example in ensuring gender equality is evident in everything we do from staffing, to programing and influencing, to ways of working. You will work with your team to bring about the right culture that ensures we are champions for girls and gender equality.

  • You will lead a motivated team, ensure legal compliance, and be ready and able to respond to emergency and development needs of the most marginalised children, especially girls.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia

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