Senior Partnership Officer

Plan International was founded over 80 years ago and is one of the world’s leading child-focused organisations. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Headquartered in the U.K., we are working in 56 developing countries to improve the quality of life in health, education, environment and livelihood with the funding from 21 fundraising offices. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Plan International has a deep connection with Hong Kong as it operated a field office from 1959 to 1973, helping nearly 12,000 local children and their families. The Hong Kong office is re-opened in 2009, giving the Hong Kong community a chance to give back by supporting child development programmes and emergency relief work in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Plan International Hong Kong has extended its work to local community in recent years with a focus on safeguarding children’s best interest so they can grow up equally, are being valued and cared for, and free from discrimination, fear or violence.

Responsibilities and duties:

Working in the Corporate & Institutional Partnership Department, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include but not necessarily be limited to the following areas:

  • Identify suitable funding opportunities from foundations or institutional donors for Plan International HK’s local, mainland and oversea programme and produce concept papers and donor proposals for funding application
  • Liaise with the country office to ensure an efficient and impactful programme design, desired outcomes and monitoring and evaluation system in all project proposals
  • Undertake timely and quality reporting for donors with close collaboration with Plan’s country offices
  • Undertake routine project monitoring visits for our funded programmes overseas to ensure ongoing project excellence, governance and impact
  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationship with potential or existing foundations or institutional donors
  • Support the department to develop the strategic plan and annual plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Requirements:
  • A Recognized degree in development studies or relevant social science discipline
  • Minimum 4 years of solid programme and project management experience, including in different countries or regions, and preferably for development programmes
  • Knowledge in early childhood development and child protection is preferable
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and/or grant making experience is preferable
  • Passionate on development issues especially regarding to child rights in the regional, national and local contexts
  • Maintain an awareness of political, gender and cultural sensitivities in strategic thinking and programming
  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good team work player
  • Have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • English requirement – Preferable with Grade C or above in HKCEE (Syl. B) / 7 or above in IELTS
  • Occasional travel to remote area of developing countries is necessary
  • Agree with Plan’s mission and vision and observe strictly to data privacy and child safeguarding policies

How to apply?

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

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