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Regional Humanitarian Coordinator Job Re-Advertisement: Plan International – Region of Eastern & Southern Africa (RESA)

Plan International Inc. is a humanitarian, child-centered, development organization, without religious, political or governmental affiliation

Closing date:
 15 Apr 2010

 Kenya - Region of Eastern and Southern Africa

The following vacancy exists in the Plan Region of East and Southern Africa. This position may be based in any of the countries in the Region and it will be administered under local terms and conditions.

The purpose of the role is as follows:
  • Response and support of disaster work, training, donor relationships and

    networking with key actors
Key Responsibilities
  • Rapid Response to new disasters
  • Support to current disaster programs
  • Staff and partner training
Key Outputs and Deliverables
  • Credible disaster responses
  • Good management of staff
  • High quality training of staff and partners
  • Good engagement with national organizations and Country Programs
  • Ensure engagement with the wider humanitarian community
  • Budgets
Which teams/posts report into the post holder?
  • Works closely with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams across Plan
  • Consultants
  • This role reports to the Regional Director
Criteria for Success
  • Evidenced positive impact on the lives of children
  • Positive evaluated work
  • Plan’s profile increased in the humanitarian arena
What are the primary linkages for this post?
  • RD
  • CD and other key staff
Leadership Behaviours
  • Consultative
  • Supportive
  • Team builder
  • Diplomatic
  • Representative
Skills Specific to the Post
  • Technical background
  • People management skills
  • Second language
  • Field security
  • Proposal writing
  • Budgetary skills
Qualifications and Experience
  • At least five years overseas management experience
  • Degree standard preferably in a relevant subject
  • Able to work in stressful environments
  • Sphere ToT or similar
  • Understanding of the humanitarian context
  • Willingness to travel
Plan takes active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected. Applicants are expected to comply with Plan’s Child Protection Policy and procedures

How to apply

Application and CV should be sent to the following email address:

plan.resajob @

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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