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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Programme Support Officer - fixed term contract

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Plan International UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 30 Jun 2017

Programme Support Officer

£33,123 per annum

Plan International UK strives to advance children’s rights and equality for girls all over the world. 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 have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

As Programme Support Officer you will manage the project cycle for a portfolio of Major Partnership Unit funded projects; ensuring that projects are aligned with UK and Country office strategy and standards; that project learning is shared; and most importantly, that projects are implemented according to agreed objectives and donor contracts. You will also support Programme Officers in new project proposal development, contributing to narrative, budget and M&E aspects of new project proposals. In addition, you will take responsibility for the development and implementation of team grant management systems and processes, ensure data collection for reporting against grant and programme KPIs, and support knowledge management within the team on thematic areas such as monitoring and evaluation.

You will have prior experience of partnership/institutional fundraising and project cycle management. Managing such a portfolio will demand excellent communications skills, strong time management skills, plus the ability to identify issues and find creative, collaborative solutions to ensure projects are delivered and expectations met. Above all, you will also be a passionate advocate for Plan International UK and be able to build excellent relationships at all levels of the organisation.

The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Friday 30 June 2017

Interviews will take place on 13 and 14 July 2017

Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.

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