Plan International Join our operation in Pakistan during a time of change and growth: Plan International has been operating in Pakistan since 1997, supporting around 1.6 million children in 4,945 communities to access their rights to education, basic health care and nutrition, livelihoods, clean water, sanitation and protection.
The Role: As Country Director you will be responsible for Managing Plan International’s programmes in Pakistan whilst managing the grants portfolio and relationships with the key donors.
You will also be responsible for Leadership, management and development of the Pakistan team comprising of over 220 staff.
As a member of the Regional Management Team, the Country Director of Plan International in Pakistan is expected to contribute to the overall learning and strategic direction within the Asia region. This includes sharing experience of disaster response and working in a volatile environment.
Type of Role: 5 year fixed term contract
Location: Based in the Country Office, located in Islamabad, with extensive local and some international travel
Reports to: Regional Director – Asia Region
Salary: Circa $75,000 USD per annum plus benefits
Closing Date: Friday 4th March 2016
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy.
As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.
Do you have what it takes?
In order to succeed in this challenging and varied role you will require proven senior management experience as well as experience of delivering programme strategy within a humanitarian and/or development context.
Knowledge of donor strategy and the requirements of donor compliance and financial management is also required.
Excellent English both written and verbal is required. Urdu (or Hindi) language skills are an advantage.Apply