Plan International is an independent organization, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. We stand up for children’s rights worldwide and strive to be open, accountable and honest in what we do. We have been working for over 80 years to tackle poverty, violence and injustice. In more than 70 countries, girls and boys are encouraged to actively shape their future. Our main objective is to achieve sustainable change and to enhance the living conditions of the people in our partner countries. When disasters or conflict threatens their lives and well-being, we are quick to respond. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals encourage us to continue strengthening girls and women and promote gender equality.

We are looking for our
International Cooperation Department in Hamburg

Program Specialist International Cooperation (m/f/d)

- unlimited / full-time (39 hours per week) -

Your tasks

  • Coordination of a publicly financed project portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Management as well as content-related and administrative monitoring of projects of a project portfolio, incl. quality control and reporting
  • Participation in the development of innovative programmes, approaches and strategies in coordination with the respective Plan country and regional offices, donor interests and departmental objectives
  • Support in fund acquisition and donor communication
  • Establish and maintain good working relationship and programmatic alignment with Plan country offices
  • Providing regional and technical expertise to the department, to other teams and departments both within Plan Germany (e.g. marketing, communications) and at external partner and network meetings
  • Close coordination and exchange within the regional teams as well as with the department's technical teams

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed university studies in a subject relevant for development cooperation and humanitarian assistance
  • At least three to five years of practical professional experience in international cooperation in Germany and/or abroad (two years abroad)
  • Experience with public donor procedures in cooperation projects, particularly with BMZ, GFFO, ECHO and INTPA
  • Thematic experience relevant to Plan is an advantage (e.g. sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth employment and entrepreneurship, political participation, gender)
  • Working experience in the Asia Pacific region is an advantage
  • Very good written and spoken English skills; substantial German skills are an advantage
  • Structured and independent working style
  • High level of intercultural competence and very good communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel abroad

What we offer

  • An ergonomic and modern workplace
  • Flexible working hours and up to 10 days mobile working per month
  • A committed working environment
  • Fruits and drinks at your free disposal
  • Subsidy for the HVV-ProfiTicket, the in-house canteen/cafeteria and the company pension scheme
  • A good working atmosphere

The actions of Plan International Deutschland e.V. are shaped by our values of solidarity, tolerance, freedom, equality, and justice. We live diversity and therefore explicitly welcome applications from all members of society.
Please apply online in English or German (CV & cover letter). Please also indicate your salary
expectations and earliest possible start date.
Plan International Deutschland e.V.
Bramfelder Straße 70
22305 Hamburg