Head of People & Culture

Application deadline in 12 days: Monday 1 Jul 2024 at 22:00 UTC

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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Head of People & Culture will provide: The Head of People & Culture will lead and direct the HR function, aligning it with the Country Office and Plan International's strategic priorities. They will foster an agile, high-performance culture, ensure efficient HR operations, and compliance with policies and labor laws. The role includes building P&C capacity, supporting humanitarian response, and embedding safeguarding policies, while maintaining key relationships with regional and country stakeholders.

The position involves overseeing: the implementation of HR strategies, ensuring compliance with policies and labor laws, managing the full employee lifecycle, and building P&C capacity. It also includes supporting humanitarian response efforts and maintaining key relationships with regional and country stakeholders.

Essential criteria for this role include: Essential criteria for this role include excellent proficiency in English and Arabic, proven HR skills, significant professional experience in strategic and operational HR practices, and strong communication and negotiation abilities. Experience in the non-profit sector in Africa is desirable.

Do you have what it takes? Do you have what it takes to lead and inspire an HR team in a challenging environment? If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for fostering inclusive cultures and have extensive HR expertise, this role could be the perfect fit for you.

For more information regarding the person and role specification, please click the following link: Head of People & Culture Job Description


The holder of the position will be working in an office environment and entails 30 % travel within Sudan.


Females are encouraged to apply.

This Position Is Country Office Based.

This Job Is For National Sudanese Only

Location: Port Sudan ( 5 other office locations)

Type of Role: Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Country Director

Grade: E/2

Closing Date: 1st July 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International 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 foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

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 organisation, 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 their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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