YES! Digital Development Manager
Plan International
Makati City, PH
1d ago

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developing countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas, Plan aims 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.

In relation to this role, Plan has an emerging Youth Employment Solutions sector that continues to define system solutions for program quality.

The Digital Development Manager will work to design, implement, coordinate, and execute pre-defined ICT solutions for the sector.

It will work closely with offices across the world and with Plan’s Global Hub’s Innovation and Skills & Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE) to promote innovation and digital solutions in the sector.

As a Digital Development Manager :

  • You will significantly contribute to the country, regional and global strategy on youth employment.
  • You will oversee the various products being developed and deployed by the YES!DIGITAL team to support Plan International’s Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE) Area of Global Distinctiveness
  • You will manage and direct an agile team of staff and consultants to manage product development and management.
  • You will represent Plan International at international and global events for advocacy and enhancing brand reputation.
  • DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

    To be successful in this role you will need among other things :

  • Bachelor's degree in any related field. A Master's degree is an advantage.
  • Five years of professional experience in digital development product implementation.
  • Experience in Mobile first, Human-Centered Design and Agile Design Methodologies
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in managing and supervising a team(s).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and able to present arguments clearly and powerfully to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience or desire to work with the youth and communities for youth-related programs and projects would be preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a complex and varied workload, often to tight deadlines
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred.
  • Location : Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Flexible Working Arrangements apply

    Type of Role : 14-months Fixed Term Contract, renewable

    Reports to : Deputy Country Director - Programmes

    Competitive salary and package apply (local T&C)

    Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

    Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe.

    This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

    A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

    Plan International also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and / or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

    By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his / her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

    Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organization is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

    We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organizational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights, and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes, and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

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