Lead Service Provider Manager (Project Team Leader)

Tags: Environment
  • Added Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2024
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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrenโ€™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 itโ€™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 childrenโ€™s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for โ€“ and respond to โ€“ 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.


Working in 54 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, with a total annual budget of approximately Euros 1 billion, Plan Internationalโ€™s stated Global Strategic Goal is to reach 200 million girls, particularly those living in fragile contexts, fighting injustice or facing crisis, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits.

The Government of Liberia, through the Liberian Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGCSP) is implementing the Liberia Women Empowerment Project (LWEP) (P173677) with financing from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group ($44.60 million). The LWEP aims to improve social and livelihood services for women and girls in targeted communities, foster positive social norms, and strengthen the government's capacity to advance women and girlsโ€™ empowerment through a โ€œwhole communityโ€ approach targeting multiple actors and levels. The World Bank views this project as creating a platform for the empowerment of women where policy dialogue happens, evidence of what works is produced and disseminated, and partnerships are strengthened. The project will be implemented by the Liberian Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGCSP).

Plan International is seeking to be the Lead Service Provider for components 1,2 & 3 of this project under the supervision of the Project Management Unit (PMU) of the MGCSP. We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Development Project Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing and implementing projects focused on international aid and development across Africa. The project manager is responsible for the design, planning and successful delivery of gender transformative projects and at every stage of the project management cycle in line with donor requirements and Plan International minimum standards and best practices. The project manager/team leader will be responsible for effective project management and quality delivery.

Dimensions of the Role

The project manager is responsible for the overall management of projects, from project initiation to the project closure:

Overall Project Management:

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