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…
Job Advertisement: Regional Youth Economic Empowerment Advisor
Plan International is an international humanitarian, child-centered development organization, advancing children’s rights and equality for girls.
Position: Regional Youth Economic Empowerment Advisor
Assignment duration: 1 Year Fixed- Term Contract with possibility of extension
Duty station: Countries in Asia with Plan’s operational presence.
JOB BACKGROUND: Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We have been building powerful partnerships for children, especially girls, for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, including 15 in Asia-Pacific.
This post provides technical support to country offices and regional initiatives in the area of youth and women’s economic empowerment. It links the region to the global Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE) network and collaboration hub. It helps deliver Plan’s global strategy and regional transformation strategy by supporting gender transformative YEE program and influencing of high technical quality at national, regional and global levels. It contributes to regional body influencing, working cross-functionally with advocacy, communications, campaign and evidence and research colleagues
Core role and responsibilities:
This role may manage consultants and activity budgets from time to time but will not have regular staff supervisory responsibilities or general budget authority.
The individual in this position is expected to work in a networked and matrixed way with colleagues across the Plan International family and should be able to set priorities aligned with multiple stakeholders and provide high-quality, professional technical advice and policy input without close day-to-day supervision.
· Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures**
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a motivational letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 3 referees via E-mail only to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2021
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.