Project Coordinator

Plan International

London, United Kingdom

  • 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 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.

The Opportunity

  • As the Project Coordinator you will provide high level administrative and coordination to the Programme Y.O.D.A (Your Organisations Data & Analytics) team in the delivery of our new ERP and Monitoring & Evaluation solutions.
  • The role will support and get involved in a variety of work around projects and programme management and gain a better understanding of coordinating project delivery controls and processes. Working with the Deployment Team Project Managers (about 3-4 people), there will be a requirement to coordinate and gather relevant information to input into plans, presentations and reports for the Project and or Programme Manager.

About You

  • You will be a highly efficient and organised individual who is able to prioritise and multitask. You will also have excellent communication and relationship development skills and be proficient in Microsoft Project 2019, (Web Online version welcome), Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, Teams (Visio is also highly desirable).

Additionally, you will have:

  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • The ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Strong project administration skills
  • The ability to handle confidential correspondence in a professional manner
  • Experience of budgeting, tracking and reporting
  • The ability to understand new concepts, ideas and issues quickly and comprehensively.
  • Fluent written and spoken English