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Deployment Functional Specialist YODA – Fund Management at Plan International

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Salary: 00

Plan International

Location: Globally, Flexible

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

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 it’s 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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

Join Plan International on our mission to reach as many children as possible, especially those marginalized or excluded, with impactful programs that create lasting change. As part of our ongoing commitment to strengthening our partnerships, mobilizing resources, and ensuring accountability, we’re launching Programme Y.O.D.A (Your Organisation’s Data and Analytics), a pivotal initiative in our transformation journey.

Programme Y.O.D.A is part of our overall transformation journey that will help us strengthen our business functions and improve the way we plan and deliver programmes. It is a global project to change business processes and deploy integrated D365, Saleforce applications and a data warehouse to replace the existing system based on SAP and introduce system support for key business processes including finance, supply chain management, project delivery and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. The integrated Y.O.D.A systems have been designed to support the End-to-End Project Cycle and to enforce necessary steps to complete the requirements of each project stage.

 

The Opportunity

In this exciting role as the Deployment Functional Specialist – Fund Management for programme Y.O.D.A you will play a pivotal role in providing functional support to the deploying countries as they successfully adopt to the new business process D365 system. You will be working closely with the BRD (Business, Readiness and Deployment) team as well as the business process owner for Project & Funds, in addition to the global and regional hub functional teams to ensure business processes are understood, providing subject matter expertise in project/fund management and the functional systems process to end users.

 

 

The Individual

We are looking to recruit an individual who has extensive knowledge of project and/or fund management processes within an international NGO or charity, as well as systems experience using SAP/SAP BI or D365.

Proficiency in Microsoft tools particularly MS Forms, Sharepoint, Teams, while knowledge of Power Platform, Power BI, and related Microsoft technologies would be beneficial.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, with proficiency in French/Portuguese/Spanish being desirable.

You will need excellent communication and relationship-building skills, coupled with a highly efficient and organized approach, enabling effective prioritization and multitasking.

Adaptability, teamwork, and a commitment to promoting equality are essential attributes, along with a proactive attitude towards learning and taking initiative. Attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work effectively while managing multiple priorities are also key requirements for this role.

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.

 

Location: The location of this role can be flexible where Plan International has an office* that can employ on behalf of the Global Hub and you have the pre-existing right to work and live.

Type of role: 2 Year Fixed term contract/12 month secondment

Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that the salary and employment benefits will be set according to your location and therefore it is not possible to include full details here.

Closing Date: Sunday 24th March (midnight UK time)

**We encourage early submission of your application as we will be reviewing CV’s on an ongoing basis.

*Applicable locations include: Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia , Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

 

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

To apply for this job please visit jobs.plan-international.org.