Plan International Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Plan International Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


The Organisation

  • 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’s 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 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

  • The Project Manager will be in charge of overall coordination of the project under Plan International Ethiopia and implementing partners. The role will require to closely work with Plan International Ethiopia’s Technical Leads for SRHR and Youth Economic Empowerment to provide technical support to project implementing partners as well as eith Plan International Ethiopia respective project staffs, including Logistics, HR and Finance. The position will be based at the Plan International Ethiopia Regional Office in Bahir Dar.

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of the project. He/she will serve as link between implementing partners, Plan International Ethiopia and Plan International Germany. The Project Manager will be responsible for development of deep and meaningful partnerships with the private sector as well as grassroots structures such as youth clubs to enhance the project’s outreach and intended impact.

  • Simultaneously, he/she will in charge of building and/or maintaining links to, partnerships and networks with the government and relevant government bodies to enhance sustainability in the continuation of structures and mechanisms established under this project as well as that ensure evidence generated as a result of the project has the potential to scale
    and influence broader youth employment and SRHR strategies. The Project Manager will provide overall management, quality assurance for the project and technical support to the local partners.

  • The Project Manager will have the oversight over the project budget managed by Plan Ethiopia and the local partners, which amounts to approximately 2 Mio. €. The role includes the representation of the project at internal and external meetings, collaboration with GoE, Plan Germany, relevant networks, private sector and CBOs.

    Educational Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Education, Economics, Business, Agriculture, SRH, Health Promotion & Communications, Development studies, Social Work, or related fields.

  • A minimum of five years of demonstrated success / experience in managing Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship projects, girls/youth targeted SRHR projects, which actively involve private sector.

  • Previous experience of managing and developing a multi-disciplinary team including implementing partners.

  • Experience in working with TVET centres, private and health sector in the context of Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship and SRHR projects.

  • Experience in liaising and networking with local implementing partners.

  • Experience in collaboration and partnerships with government sector at various levels, CSOs, private sector in the context of Youth Employment and Entrepreneurships projects.

  • Good knowledge and experiences of market analysis and job placement.

  • Experience in capacity building, training and facilitation skills in SRH,….

  • Clear understanding of relevant government policies, strategies, programs and priorities related to youth employment, vocational/skill training and job placement.

  • Project management experience.

  • Entrepreneurial experience or experience in business incubators or start-up support would be an asset.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


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