Mercy Corps Pakistan
Sr. Program Officer-PPM
Mercy Corps Pakistan
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Posted date 4th June, 2024 Last date to apply 11th June, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Development Sector
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 5 years
Status Closed

General Position Summary

Senior Program Officer (SPO)-PPM will be responsible to work closely with his/her assigned Sub-Recipients, will ensure timely collection and consolidation of their monthly plans and progress reports. SPO PPM will be responsible for a high-quality review of SR’s field monitoring reports S/he will assist the PPM Coordinator in developing action plans for the SRs and following up with them for their implementation. S/he will support the PPM Coordinator to strengthen the capacity of the program team and of SRs to implement PPM as per the operational and technical guidelines. S/he will work closely with assigned SRs to identify challenges in implementation through monthly progress review meetings with SRs and address them in coordination with PPM Coordinator. S/he will provide any operational and logistics support to SRs, as and when required. SPO will also conduct periodic field visits to understand the key implementation challenges and support PPM Coordinator in devising/updating strategies accordingly.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Ensure close coordination with assigned SRs in all program related matters
  2. Ensure timely collection, review and consolidation of monthly work plans. During the review make sure that all important activities are incorporated.
  3. Support PPM Coordinator in-person/online regarding capacity building sessions for SRs including their field teams on PPM operational and technical guidelines. Ensure that these sessions are well designed and provide clear understanding of the guidelines to the SRs.
  4. Conduct monthly on-line progress review meetings with assigned SRs to review monthly progress with special focus on PPM, identify challenges and decide way forward to address the challenges timely. Conduct these meetings with the support of data management team for a deep dive review of all indicators.
  5. Conduct at least 3 visits per quarter to the districts of assigned SRs. As part of field visit preparation, conduct desk review of the available data as well as of field visit reports, identify districts and health facilities accordingly. Ensure in-depth analysis of each PPM related indicator during the visit, pay special focus on the quality of implementation. Identity key achievements and challenges and share findings and key recommendations with field teams during a de-brief at the end of field visit. Ensure to submit field visit report within 7 days of the visit to PPM Coordinator, followed by sharing the final report with respective SRs.
  6. Support in developing technical documents, guidelines and presentations for PPM related internal and/or external meetings.
  7. Coordination and follow-up with assigned SRs on emerging matters related to PPM specially onboarding of new GPs and their trainings 
  8. Develop R&R tools demands of the project and dissemination plan for assigned SRs 
  9. Work closely with assigned SRs to implement the strategy to improve the bac positivity in their respective districts  
  10. Conduct regular analysis of bac positivity in coordination with data management team and share with assigned SRs.
  11. Participate in SRs district level quarterly review meetings randomly
  12. Quarterly Review, analysis and consolidation with assigned SRs of NTP brief for timely submission to PPM Coordinator for review and further submission to NTP  
  13. Participation in important meetings like budgeting and new program initiatives etc. 
  14. Facilitate management of PR-SR meetings and other high-level meetings and events in close coordination with PPM Coordinator and Senior Program Manager

SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Actively learns about safeguarding and integrates it into their work, including safeguarding risks and mitigations related to their area of work
  • Practices the values of Mercy Corps including respecting the dignity and well-being of participants and fellow team members
  • Encourages openness and communication in their team; encourages team members to submit reports if they have any concerns using reporting mechanisms e.g., Integrity Hotline and other options 

Supervisory Responsibility

None 

Accountability  

Reports Directly To: PPM Coordinator 

Works Directly With: Data Management team, MEL team, PR Unit  

Knowledge and Experience  

Masters/ bachelor’s in social sciences or any relevant field with a minimum of five to seven years’ experience of working in the development sector. Experience working with an INGO is a must. Previous experience of working in Global Fund grants desirable. Excellent data analysis, writing and coordination skills required. Working with statistical tools will be an added advantage. Proficiency in written and spoken English. Experience in donor reporting is required. 

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. By applying for this role an applicant confirms that they have not previously violated an employer’s sexual misconduct, sexual exploitation and abuse, child safeguarding or trafficking policy. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis. As an applicant, if you witness or experience any form of sexual misconduct during the recruitment process, please report this to Mercy Corps Integrity Hotline ([email protected])

NOTE:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.
  • The management reserves the right to accept or reject any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason.
  • “Mercy Corps collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Mercy Corps recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, Mercy Corps may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including, for example, setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

     Mercy Corps is an international organization consisting of multiple affiliated companies in various countries. Mercy Corps has international sites and uses resources located throughout the world. Your data may be held on secure platforms globally, including outside of the EU. All personal data whether relating to recruitment or employment, is held on a secure platform and system which is subject to regular testing and audit. Unless stated in the job description that the post involves other organizations with which the information will be shared as part of the recruitment process, your personal data will only be shared with third parties where consent is given.

    Mercy Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (the “Scheme”) (www.schr.info/the-misconduct-disclosure-scheme). Accordingly, we request information from a job applicant’s previous employer(s) about any investigations which found that the applicant committed sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents of misconduct under investigation when the applicant left employment. By applying, you confirm your consent to Mercy Corps collecting your prior employment history under the Scheme as part of the application process. Your data will be stored for up to four years.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements


  1. Requires you to add current salary information.
  2. Requires you to add cover letter.
  3. Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience
  4. Resume attachment is required.
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