Plan International Limited Current Job Opportunity- Apply Now!

Posted on :

14 Aug, 2023

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NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Deployable Humanitarian Funding Manager (Business Development Manager)
Location: Nigeria
Functional Area: Humanitarian
Reports to: Head of Projects and Funds
Grade: 4
Type of Role: Permanent or maximum fixed term contract available as per employing office’s standard terms and conditions



  • To sustain its engagement with children affected by crises, our Humanitarian team is currently recruiting committed humanitarian experts to deploy 9 months of the year to various emergency contexts.
  • This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of our Core Surge team and to support children and their communities around the world in building resilience to increasing disaster risks.


The Opportunity

  • The deployable Business Development Manager (BDM) is a senior surge capacity resource to be deployed to countries to support emergency response activities and to develop a funding strategy in line with the Emergency Response Plan. The role coordinates all proposal development.
  • The deployable BDM will work with the Business Development team in-country to write proposals that speak to the overall strengths and capabilities of the country response while coordinating and incorporating the inputs from technical advisors, programme units, MERL, finance, HR, Supply Chain Management, partnerships, and security.
  • The deployable BDM is expected to stay closely informed and updated on current donor strategies and interests in the humanitarian space that are relevant to Plan International.
  • The deployable BDM will liaise closely with the Global Humanitarian Team department and Programme Delivery and Resources (PDR) department, and with the different National Organisations (NOs), in-country donor representatives and other stakeholders (NGO partners) to identify funding opportunities.
  • The role maintains and develops relations with in-country donors and Plan International National Organisations.


The Requirements

  • Extensive and proven experience in writing successful donor proposals.
  • Extensive humanitarian fundraising and networking experience.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Committed to actively upholding Plan International’s vision, values and behaviours and policies, including the Say Yes! To Keeping Children Safe Policy.
  • Proficient computer skills and experience using software applications and grant management systems.
  • Experience in coordinating successful proposals with meaningful participation and inputs from implementing partner organisations.
  • Experience in establishing and managing consortium bids, with both national and international NGOs.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of donor funding requirements and policies and their practical application.
  • Knowledge of key humanitarian principles and programme areas including, child protection in emergencies, education in emergencies, and cash and voucher assistance.
  • Knowledge of and experience in project cycle management.
  • Experience of on-the-job knowledge and skills transfer to team members.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong training development, facilitation and negotiation skills.



  • This role will be deployed 75% of the time to Plan International’s country programmes and home-based when not deployed.
  • This 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.


To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 3rd September, 2023.


  • 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.



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