Duration: 2 year fixed term contract
Preferred starting date: As early as possible
Administratively reporting to: the Coordinator will be line managed by and report directly to the Head of Office and EU Representative of the Plan International EU Office
Reporting to: Fabian Boeckler, Programme Director, Programme Department, Plan International Germany (GNO)
Type or role: Matrix management is envisaged for this role - technically and day to day operationally as well as line management support will be provided by Plan Germany´s Programme Director
Status: 2 year CDD. Full-time (5 days/week, 37.5 hrs.)
Net Salary: A competitive salary is available for this position
Plan International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities or members of other underrepresented groups to apply. In addition, if you do not meet all the requirements and are very interested in the position, you can still apply by letting us know what you would bring to the work of Plan International.
Plan International (PI) is a rights-based development and humanitarian organisation working for equality for girls and better lives for all children. We are independent of government and have no political or religious affiliation. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is 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 all children and especially girls. We are active in over 80 countries across the world.
The purpose and ambition of Plan International EU Office (EUO) is to advance children’s rights and equality for girls in particular in the EU’s external action. In line with Plan International’s Global Strategy, One Million Reasons, and the EUO’s 5-year strategy, we will contribute to ensuring that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive. We work with the EU in its three roles as a donor, policy-maker and promoter of human rights.
The main objective of this role is to support and coordinate the resource mobilisation of Plan International, with a focus on EU funding and respectively contribute to an increase in Plan International’s success rate with the EU as well as other institutional donors.
The EU Resource Mobilisation Coordinator’s main tasks are as follows:
Although the position is decentralized, it is expected that the role will work pro-actively and agile with the various teams/colleagues at Plan International Germany - who are mainly based in Hamburg - in particular with the members of the Business Development Unit (BDU), the regional programme specialists and their teams, the finance team and the technical expert team.
Resource mobilisation with focus on EU funding both for development and humanitarian projects (DG INTPA & DG ECHO). This includes among others:
Identifying, analysing and monitoring EU funding opportunities in line with Plan Internationals programmatic priorities. This includes among others:
Representing Plan International in various working and coordination groups related to EU funding in Brussels. This includes among others:
Acting as focal person on DG INTPA and DG ECHO compliance. This includes among others:
Quarterly analyses of the EU Portfolio including projections updates. This includes among others:
Support to the regional programme teams and BDU for regional, multi-country, global and/or consortia proposal development with German bilateral donors like BMZ, GFFO, GIZ etc. This includes among others:
Participate as member of the BDU in the annual BD planning of the programme department. This includes among others:
Based in: Brussels, Belgium (Plan International EU Office, Galerie Revenstein 27, 3rd floor.)
Duration: 2 years CDD (Belgian fixed term contract)
Status: Full-time (5 days = 37.5 hrs./week)
Salary: Based on experience
Benefits: 20 legal holidays + 4 PLAN holidays, pension scheme, life insurance cover, hospitalization, dental and outpatient cover, meal vouchers, work-related public transport costs
Travel: Yes, travel might be necessary depending on need, within or outside Europe, including to projects and operations
If you meet the skills requirements above and are interested in applying for this post, please send your CV (no Europass) and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) in English to
EUORecruitment@plan-international.org with “Application: EU Resource Mobilisation Coordinator” in the subject.
Deadline for applications is the Sunday 2 May 2021 at 23:59, Local Time in Brussels, Belgium.
Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed. If you do not hear back from us until 21th of May, unfortunately your application has been not considered.
Therefore, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Visa/passport requirements: the candidate must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy. Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with. Plan International believes that it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.