Director Programme Development & Learning

Job Description

Title: Director Programme Development & Learning

Company Name: Plan International Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Based in the Country Office in Dhaka
∎ Duration of contract: 5 years

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Director Programme Development & Learning is a member of the Country Management Team
∎ Leads and is responsible for grant acquisition, meeting the annual financial targets required to operationalise the country strategy. (USD 25M+ per annum)
∎ Plays a lead role in learning, ensuring that Plan International Bangladesh generates quality programme evidence to support positioning Plan International as a thought leader. (This achieved through the delivery of strong programme learning and quality programme research and innovation products).
∎ The Director Programme Development and Learning will spearhead the development and coordination of Plan International Bangladesh's Partnership Strategy and will ensure that a robust learning framework exists to support our partnership journey.
∎ Leads and supervises the Business Development Team, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Lead, Partnership Lead, and 2 programme technical leads. Up to seven direct line reports.

Additional Requirements:
∎ We are looking for an inspiring and dynamic leader with a minimum of 7 years senior programme leadership and learning experience.
∎ You will need to have demonstratable experience of leading proposal development, securing multi-year, multi-million-dollar grants.
∎ Have a proven track record of working in partnership, including an understanding of the current trends in localisation.
∎ Have technical skills in one of the following: SRHR, youth economic empowerment, gender, or youth leadership.
∎ You will have the skills needed to manage diverse teams, creating a sense of trust, empowerment and be a champion of supporting professional growth.
∎ You must be able to balance the need for strategic focus and impact, with a high level of attention to operational detail, especially in the area of grant acquisition.

Application Deadline: 27 Feb 2021

Company Information:
∎ 3 Feb 2021
∎ Plan International Bangladesh
∎ Business : Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children`s development organisations in the world. We work in 52 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2015, Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people`s rights and dignity.
Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Category: NGO/Development

: Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. References will be taken and background and Anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Safeguarding policy of Children and Young People

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