Senior Programme Officer

Plan International is committed to advancing children’s rights and equality of girls. We have been adopting a systematic approach in programming and influencing work in institutionalising and embedding policies to protect children’s right’s at all levels in Hong Kong.

The position requires an experienced programme officer who is able to effectively perform programme development and implementation on child-right programmes, including the local adaptation project on child-right impact assessment (70%), and child safeguarding movement (30%). The position reports to the Manager, Hong Kong Programme and Development Education. Applicants with less experience will be considered as Programme Officer.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a healthy acquisition pipeline of local programmes, including grant proposals and commissioned projects
  • Provide tailored advice to guide effective implementation, and monitor performance through logframe, budget, and closely liaising with programme teams.
  • Conduct programme monitoring and provide regular and timely project monitoring and reporting
  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient stakeholder engagement with work partners, including academics, government officials, professional bodies or local NGOs. 
  • Organise and coordinate influencing events such as conferences, symposiums, workshops, etc.
  • Collect and manage project data to facilitate organisational reporting, as to improve the wider unit’s knowledge and understanding of development and child safeguarding so to maximize impact and efficiency
  • Consolidate programme data to support advocacy work including policy recommendations, public awareness and education
  • Work with Partnership Department for fund application, including Programme design, resource mobilisation, and grants management
  • Comprehend global policy and programming guidelines. Support Manager to improve organisational effectiveness by enhancing relevant corporate governance policy and procedures 
  • Work with other units in implementing other Plan International’s activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Requirements:
  • University degree in social policy, development, journalism, education, social science related discipline
  • At least 4 years’ experience in similar role or demonstrated knowledge of relevant areas
  • Good knowledge of child right, child protection, gender inequality, disadvantaged children, especially girls. Demonstrate subject expertise in grant management and poverty issues is a plus. 
  • Excellent English & Chinese spoken and written communication skills. Enjoy writing and has strong technical writing skills.
  • English requirement: Preferable with Grade C or above in English of HKCEE or 5* in English of  HKDSE
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly motivated to child right programmes, quick learner, able to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Excited in programme development, self-initiated and responsible, organised and demonstrate a can-do attitude
  • Occasional travel is required
  • Immediate available is highly preferred
  • Agree with Plan International’s mission and vision and observe strictly to data privacy and child protection policies

How to apply?

Please send your resume with current and expected salary to [email protected]

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Prospective employees are requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check.