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Programme Officer

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End Date: 26 May, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :11 May, 2018

Contract Duration: 1 year

Contract Start: June-2018

1.   Core Purpose

Programme Officer supports the programme team in the implementation and monitoring of program and operations work

2.   Pre-Requisites

Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience
    • Master’s degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies, Mater’s in Business Administration and alike
    • Project Management Knowledge will be an added advantage 
    • At least 5-7 years of professional experience in management and implementation of community based project with local organizations.
    • At least 2-3 years of working experience with INGO 
    • Good knowledge and understanding of international development work and understanding of Project Cycle Management (PCM)
    • Knowledge and application of basic research methodologies – both quantitative and qualitative
    • Very good understanding of principles in monitoring, reporting and evaluation
    • Very good understanding of assessments and baseline studies
    • Experience and understanding of Community Based Development
    • Previous experience of working for persons with disabilities is an added advantage
    • Willingness to travel and work long hours when required
    • Adhere and commit to organisations Values and Child Protection Policy

Languages

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Fluent in Urdu and any other local language

Tools

  • Good knowledge of MS Office (particularly intermediate Excel skills)

Core Competencies

  • Organisational competencies
  • Position Competencies
  • Personal credibility
  • Thoroughness
  • Diagnostic information gathering
    • Quality of Work
    • Quantity of Work
    • Professional Knowledge
    • Fostering Teamwork
    • Attention to Communication
    • Customer / Service Orientation
    • Initiative
    • Results Orientation
    • Flexibility

3.   Main Activities

Budget Administration

  • Support in reviewing project related annual budget application from partner.
  • Review project related project related reports and finances on quarterly basis and provide feedback to the line manager.

Partner / Project Management

  • Ensure compliance of partners to programme quality standards for good development practice.
  • Coordinate project visits with partner organisations, prepare necessary project documents and complete project visit reports
  • Good practices, case studies/high quality pictures and lesson learned, challenges from project are adequately documented and shared with Line manager.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting and projects documentation as per organisational standards

Monitoring

  • Apart from need based monitoring, routine quarterly monitoring visits to the project sites and partner office will be conducted.
  • Detailed assessment of the progress of the project will be undertaken.
  • Significant deviation to be notified to line manager/office and partner for course correction
  • Regular monitoring reports to be produced with clear recommendations on the project’s progress to organisation internally and to the partner

Coordination

  • Close coordination to be maintained with partners
  • Close coordination with all relevant stakeholders of the project including district level government authorities
  • Internal coordination with other departments of the organisation including donors (in absence of line manager)

Reporting

  • Ensure following reports are up to date and are available at all times
    • Project reports
    • Monitoring reports
    • Monthly reports
    • Any other special report required by the project or office

Any other task assigned by the supervisor

4.   Performance Criteria

  • Program Quality
  • Effective and efficient Project implementation,
  • Transparent/constructive monitoring and reporting
  • Accountability

The future job holder adheres to organizational values and commits to Child Safeguarding Policy

We encourage women and candidates with disabilities to apply for this position

Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, meeting the requirements are invited to submit a meaningful letter of motivation, CV, professional references, salary expectations and availability

Application deadline: 26th May-2018

 

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