• Senior Program Manager: Girls and Women’s Empowerment
  • Lead Plan’s Girls and Women’s Empowerment program portfolio
  • Travel internationally to Plan’s offices
  • Competitive remuneration package including salary packaging benefits
  • Located Melbourne CBD

Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organisations in the world, working with communities in 50 developing countries. Plan unites, empowers and inspires people around the globe to champion children’s rights.

This is an opportunity for a highly competent and experienced Senior Program Manager specializing in Girls and Women’s Empowerment (GWE) to lead in the management and growth of Plan International Australia’s (P.I.A.) program portfolio for GWE. Working within the International Programs team, you will work in partnership with PIA’s partner offices to secure funding and support program implementation.

Key accountabilities: 

  • Lead Girls’ and Women’s Empowerment program funding and grant acquisition
  • Lead Girls’ and Women’s Empowerment Program Portfolio
  • Manage portfolio human resources
  • Maintain and Strengthen Stakeholder Management


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 7 year experience at a senior level in development contexts, with specific international experience in the  girls’ and women’s empowerment sector
  • Proven ability in grant proposal writing, with a track-record of grant acquisition success, and experience with a range of donors, including DFAT
  • Post Graduate qualification in gender and development (or equivalent)


Please view our Position Description for more details and role requirements

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Join Plan International Australia and know that your work is helping transform the world for children … Applications close July 24th 2017


Please send your complete application (cover letter addressing our position criteria and CV) to:


Jan Parry

International Programs Manager


Please note that Plan Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in all our activities. As part of the selection process candidates are required to undergo psychometric testing and police checking. Plan International Australia is committed to workplace equity and diversity and encourages applications from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with a disability. Please note that unsolicited resumes from agencies will not be accepted