Plan International

Inclusive Quality Education Practice Lead

Plan International

Job Description

Since adopting our global strategy, 100 Million Reasons, our global work to advance children’s rights and equality for girls has had unprecedented impact. We have been transforming our operations at the Global Hub to be the best possible partner for the 8,000+ staff who work in our country offices, and working to become a more agile, efficient and accountable organization. We have improved our mechanisms for collaboration, transparency and data-gathering. The transformation has also increased the number of decisions to be taken close to the point of impact and distributed power more widely throughout the organisation. To bring about lasting change, we have to live our values. We are committed not simply to telling the world we are the go to organization on girls’ rights, but to embedding justice and equality in all that we do. Will you join us? The Opportunity The purpose of the IQE specialist area (known internally as a Collaboration Hub) is to support the provision in all contexts, of inclusive, quality education at pre-primary, primary and secondary levels, for the most vulnerable and excluded children and youth, especially girls. You will lead Plan International’s gender transformative practice work within the IQE Collaboration Hub, developing evidence based holistic programme and influencing models and cultivating new and existing donors and partners. You will share expertise and knowledge, internally and externally, to embed gender transformative policy and practice across the organisation in order to tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability. The Individual With experience in international work environments in varied contexts you will have experience of developing programme and influencing models on IQE in humanitarian and development settings, advancing children’s rights or Gender Equality. You will bring knowledge and expertise in rights based and gender transformative programming and influencing, Design, monitoring & evaluation, learning and Knowledge Management. Strong communication, representational and inter-personal skills, the ability to work to a high standard, managing stress effectively whilst prioritising multiple tasks and competing deadlines will be essential in this role.
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