Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances childrenâ€™s rights and equality for girls.
HEAD OF OPERATIONS
JOB ORGANIZATION CONTEXT
If you are a leader who positively promotes team effort, high performance by all staff through shared successes and modifies own view to get best outcome for the organization and acts with high degree of integrity and professionalism Plan International would like to hear from you.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. 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 childrenâ€™s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We aim to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized; with high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing its income, working in partnership with others and operating effectively.
PURPOSE OF THE POST
The purpose of this role is to lead, manage, and develop a team of functional experts, including Finance; Administration, Procurement & Logistics, ICT and communications to ensure optimum support to projects within the policies of Plan International Inc. The position ensures that all team members and relevant staff are adequately trained and coached in all aspects of operations and that senior staff are continuously mentored to provide transparent and accountable services in line with the organizations policies and laws of Malawi. The Head of Operations will also ensure that all projects and programmes receive the quality of services required in a timely manner and sees that rigorous systems and controls are in place and operating at an optimal level. This position minimizes financial risk when possible.
An advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management or related field.
Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in management of supply chain, fleet management, and overall logistics including IT
Excellent people management skills.
At least ten yearsâ€™ experience working in areas of Programme support and management, including up to five years in a senior management position
How to Apply:
on or before the 30th June, 2017.
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