Plan International Job Vacancy Application Details

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Details of Plan International Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

Role Purpose

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 its 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 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International is embarking on an ambitious and exciting change process, to make the organisation more relevant, bold, engaging and effective in a new global context.  Our ambition and influencing work is to drive changes in policies, behaviours and practices at international, regional, national and local levels, so as to advance children rights and equality for girls.  Plan International’s New Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls and implement a programme and influence approach to achieve it.  Regional level influecing – in MEESA and related country offices- will play a key role in delivering results at scale.

To help achieve this, Plan International is currently recruiting a Regional Policy, Advocacy and Research Advisor.

The position is a lead technical expert to Plan’s Policy, Advocacy and Research work. S/he ensures that the regional advocacy areas are prioritized in our strategic partnerships and engagement with actors and stakeholders through influencing activities at the regional level. S/he collaborates with the Global Policy and Advocacy Department at our international headquarters, with our UN Liaison Offices and particularly with the Pan-African Liaison Office and the West and Central African Regional Office to ensure that global policy and advocacy, research priorities and campaigns effectively support our goals. S/he supports capacity development and quality assurance measures for influencing staff in Eastern and Southern Africa and represents Plan RESA Regional Office in Plan’s global Influencing network and other networking fora.

Dimensions of the Role

  • The Regional Policy, Advocacy and Research Advisor is a key member of Plan International Regional Influencing, Communications and Partnerships team.
  • Charged with developing and coordinating regional policy positions, strategically positioning Plan International on key development and humanitarian policy debates and raising its profile locally and internationally.
  • He/she oversees the development of appropriate, coherent and compelling policy analysis and messaging at regional and international levels, with the aim of influencing the policies or practices of key actors, enhancing the impact and increasing the coverage of Plan International’s work.
  • This position also supports a visibility strategy and organizational positioning processes that expands Plan International’s ability to influence policy, raise resources and support Plan International’s engagement and positioning with the international development community in the region and abroad.
  • S/he builds relationships to expand and deepen strategic partnerships and engagements in coalitions, and optimizes organizational positioning as a vibrant and innovative child development organization
  • Working closely with the Programme team to ensure influencing is evidence based and the Programmes and Influencing approach is applied .


  • Lead and manage the design and implementation of the Advocacy priorities that align to and complement the Pan African and Global Advocacy Strategies.
  • Undertake in-depth power and policy analysis of the structures, systems and networks in the region and Countries to identify opportunities for changes in law, policy, budget and behaviour that will drive the achievement of advocacy goals and objectives in the region
  • Identify and contribute to the convening and organization of high-level public policy platforms and dialogues and support senior Plan International staff in integrating an advocacy perspective into talking points and other materials.
  • Support a strong feedback loop and link between advocacy at the country, regional and global levels by providing inputs and collaborating with global initiatives and/or Liaison Offices.
  • Coordinate with Plan International humanitarian advocacy staff to ensure complementarity and consistency across policy positions and advocacy platforms.
  • Maintains strong linkages with the Programmes and Monitoring, Evaluations and Research (MER) staff so that advocacy and policy approaches are evidence based.
  • Identify, build and maintain value-added strategic partnerships and engagement with key stakeholders such as civil society organisations, multilateral institutions, relevant coalitions and networks, and other influencers to further Plan International’s delivery of its influencing agenda.
  • Lead the development of key advocacy messages, defining effective tactics to leverage influencing strength and mobilise support for change making in MEESA
  • Design and deliver strategic influencing activities, such as workshops and events through mapping out key moments in time (events, report launches, consultations) at the national, regional and sub-regional levels to spotlight advocacy work and present Plan International as a leader in children, in particular girl’s rights, to a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Represent Plan International at advocacy and policy meetings and events where necessary.
  • Initiate and conduct new and relevant research. Write policy briefs on regional developments and trends, including mapping relevant stakeholders, potential impact and opportunity for engagement.
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of advocacy work, in particular, assessing the impact and extent of gender integration.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

      Knowledge and experience

  • Hold a university qualification in political science, international law, international development, communications or an equivalent qualification
  • Experience in developing and delivering advocacy strategies in development and / or humanitarian contexts. Demonstrated experience in using key influencing strategies such as advocacy, lobbying, movement building, or policy development
  • Experience in carrying out power, policy and political analysis to inform strategies and projects
  • Strong knowledge of child and women’s rights and gender justice.
  • Good understanding of the development and NGO sector.
  • Experience of working with coalitions and networks.


  • Analytical, strategic thinking and negotiating skills
  • Ability to build effective relations for influencing
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely – translating complex issues for a variety of audiences (e.g. general population and policy-makers).
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Proven IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask work when dealing with competing deadlines, sometimes with limited resources

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

      We are inclusive and empowering


  • We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
  • We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
  • We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.

 Method of Application

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Closing Date : 13th May, 2020

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