Project Officer (Central) at Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

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 girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries. Safeguarding children and young people is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Programme Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position

PROJECT OFFICER (Central) – (2 Year Contract) Building Climate Resilience Rural Communities Project

Key areas of responsibility include:


  1. Degree/Diploma in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resources or other related studies
  2. Three (3) years working experience in the field of environment, climate change adaptation and livelihood.
  3. Five (5) years’ experience in project management
  4. Experience in managing relationships to various stakeholders
  5. Experience in writing donor reports


To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to  Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Wednesday 5th August 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

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