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Global Environmental Specialist at Plan International

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
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Plan International

Date: 10-Jan-2023

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 75 countries.

 

The Opportunity 

 

As the Global Environmental Sustainability Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the commitments Plan International has made on the greening of operations and programmes.

 

You will be responsible for collating, monitoring and responding to internal environmental sustainability information and reports from Plan entities across the globe as well as preparing reports and representations for communication across relevant events and networks.

 

About You 

 

With demonstrable experience gained through working in environmental sustainability and humanitarian response & recovery and/or community resilience programming. You will have knowledge and awareness of environmental management and reporting systems, emerging standards, and best practices in the area of greener programming – reducing environmental impacts and addressing environmental risks. Familiarity of cross-cutting environmental topics for the development and humanitarian sector, such as waste management, household energy, nature-based solutions and well as of the minimum standards for environmental performance and accountability frameworks.

 

You will need to have strong analytical skills and ability to communicate the information and to analyse trends in a meaningful way. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to represent Plan International at a global level. As we all a flexible and adaptable approach to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

 

Please follow this link for a full role profile.

 

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: Permanent or maximum fixed term contract as per employing office’s standard terms and conditions.

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.

As an indication if this role was based in the UK the salary would be circa £45,000

Closing Date: Thursday 12th January 2022

 

 

*Applicable locations include: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, 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.