Program Development & Grants Manager

Organisation Name Plan International
Location Manila
Date Posted 2020-02-10
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 232218
  • Fundraising lead for Plan Philippines' transformation
  • Enjoy strong career development potential, collaborate with the global team
  • Manila-based. Native-level Tagalog and professional English essential


The Organisation
Plan International works relentlessly to advance children’s rights and equality for girls by working together with children, young people, supporters and partners. Plan International has been working in the Philippines since 1961 and strives to ensure children and girls are able to Learn, Lead, Decide, and Thrive. Plan International Philippines implements projects that focus on: 
  • Child Protection
  • Youth Economic Empowerment 
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Nutrition and Responsive Care

The Role

The role of the Program Development and Grants Manager is to successfully secure the resources required to operationalize Plan’s Country Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include: Supporting the growth of grants through innovative and compelling partnerships and project designs, harnessing and managing relationships with donors, local missions, supporting private entities and corporate foundations, and ensuring compliance for both financial and operational requirements (including reporting) of grant-funded projects.

Skills Required
In order to excel in this fundraising and business development management role you will need:
  • Strong leadership skills, demonstrated success in fundraising or business development and the ability to meet set targets and KPIs.
  • Excellent technical writing skills and proven ability to creatively and professionally engagecorporate, bilateral and multilateral donors and clients.
  • Advocacy, gender equality and inclusion experience.
  • Experience working with INGOs, foundations, large philanthropic corporations, and government bodies in the Philippines, would be an asset.
Native level Tagalog and good English language skills are essential.

If you want to play a vital role in advancing the rights of girls and children, while becoming a leader in gender justice, please apply to be part of our Country Management Team. Please contact Lois Freeke on +612 8243 0570 or forward your resume and a cover letter addressing the skills required and quoting reference #232218

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.