Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Plan. Girls first
Plan is an international child-centered development organization contributing to achieving equal rights and opportunities for girls and improving the living conditions of girls and boys in both development and humanitarian contexts. Plan strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Because every girl and boy has the right to be healthy, educated, protected, valued and respected in their own community and beyond.
Plan is active in 71 countries, of which 54 developing countries in Africa, Asia, the MENA region and Latin America. Here Plan works to ensure that girls and boys know their rights, and have the skills, knowledge and confidence to fulfil them. This approach inspires and empowers children and communities to create long-lasting change.
For our International Humanitarian Department we are looking for an Institutional Programme Officer Full time (35hrs)
Purpose of the position
Plan Nederland has recently enlarged its humanitarian team and portfolio and we’re looking for a strong and experienced Institutional Partnership Officer for our humanitarian programmes department. As Institutional Partnership Officer Humanitarian programmes your first objective is to secure, intensify, and increase the collaboration with Institutional Donors. Your main task are: Acquisition, proposal development coordination (including writing proposals, leading calls with alliances, supporting the country offices with proposal development and preparing and coordinating bids), reporting, maintaining the donor relationships and ensuring compliance. In the humanitarian team you will work closely with the humanitarian thematic specialists and programme implementation officers and the Manager humanitarian programmes. Additionally you will work with the Institutional Partnership department, Marketing and Communication and Corporate Partnership departments. You will be based in Amsterdam, with regular field visits to the Country Offices in the Plan program countries (for project design and start up workshops and on-going monitoring, donor relationship building and maintenance) The position is for one year with possible extension.
Skills and experience
Competencies required for the position:
This is not intended to be an exhaustive job description. The description may be subject to change.