Home Vacancies Strategic Financial Analyst & Modeller (Deadline: 20 Nov 2022)

Strategic Financial Analyst & Modeller (Deadline: 20 Nov 2022)


Location: Globally flexible, Flexible

Company: Plan International

Job Description

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 this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s 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 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.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.

The Opportunity

This role will provide expert modelling and strategic analytical insight of Plan financial economy to underpin strategic thinking to ensure the financial sustainability of the whole Plan Family. This role is focused on the sustainability of the organisation and presents a real opportunity to add value to the organisation and support the Leadership Team on how the organisation could be more efficient, grow funding base and influence the medium and longer term view of the organisation.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Leading the development and continuous improvement of robust, complex financial and economic models to analyse scenarios relating to the financial sustainability
  • Providing strategic analytical insight based on the modelling and wider political context and external environment to maximise impact of modelling, supporting Executive Director, Finance & IT, Director, Strategic Finance, CEO and other key senior stakeholders
  • Leading financial modelling and analysis in relation to major corporate developments such as Mergers and Acquisitions, new operating structures in partnership with the Corporate Development and Strategy teams
  • Reviewing and analysing business cases prepared for new initiatives including for Innovation fund, investment fund, digital fund and other key funds that may emerge to ensure financial viability, value for money and ROI. Act as key adviser to colleagues (including SFBPs) on financial, economic and commercial aspects of business case development
  • Providing analysis and insight to the Financial Sustainability Programme project leads to inform their recommendations
  • Supporting the review of key financial standards and policies to ensure relevant and enabling in context of actual financial position
  • Working closely with the Financial Planning and Analysis team, recommend changes to Plan’s data model and systems to strengthen the organisational capability to deliver analysis and insight
  • Creating and delivering training courses as required to build colleague (both finance and non-finance) capability in these areas
  • Contributing to the transformation of Plan culture to ensure decisions are evidence based and financially/commercially viable.
  • Providing strategic advice to senior managers in order to support the successful delivery of Plan International’s mission and strategy.
  • Championing change by role modelling the behaviour expected from all colleagues, develop and communicate plans to ensure change is successfully implemented within own department.

About You

You bring financial modelling skills and experience and strong financial/economic analysis experience. Excellent MS Excel skills are essential with an appetite for learning new systems also key. This role requires a proactive self starter who can manage conflicting priorities and has the interest and aptitude to gather relevant information and create narrative.

Please follow this link for a full role profile; Y.O.D.A. Instructional Designer-eLearning Developer-Oct 22.docx

Location: The location of this role can be flexible where Plan International has an office* that can employ on behalf of the Global Hub and you have the pre-existing right to work and live.

Type of role: Permanent or maximum fixed term contract as per employing office’s standard terms and conditions.

Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that the salary and employment benefits will be set according to your location and therefore it is not possible to include full details here.
As an indication if this role was based in the UK the salary would be circa £45,000 per annum
*Applicable locations include: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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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