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 Position:                                 Program Development Officer

 No. of positions:                     1

 Base of Operations:               Northern Sindh, Pakistan

 Period of Performance:         LTTA


Overview

The Program Development Officer will liaise with local communities and potential grantees in order to identify and develop activities in support of the regional office. The position will report to the Program Development Coordinator in the regional office.

 

Scope of Work

  • Advise the Program team and the Donor on the evolution of the local political, legal, and economic situation and on how to continuously adapt the Project to ensure effectiveness.
  • Develop critical relationships with local partners and communities to identify and develop Project activities.
  • Proactively identify grant opportunities and reactively respond to grant ideas from the Donor.
  • Develop budgets and activity timelines with APTs and grantees.
  • Analyze activity impact, including conducting final evaluations in collaboration with M&E staff.
  • Serve as head of the sub-office and lead the team administratively including – Grants Officer, Grants Assistant, M&E Officer and Operations Assistant
  • Act as Program focal point for all the program field activities
  • Make pro-active recommendations to the Program Coordinator and Deputy Chief of Party ways to better establish the program
  • When requested liaise with governmental counterparts to further strengthen ties between the program and the government of Pakistan.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • University degree in relevant field. Masters degree preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years of overall work experience with minimum 3 years in a similar role.
  • Relevant experience working on USAID small grants project in a related role is highly preferred.
  • Working experience in the region is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with communities, civil society, local government and other stakeholders.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office suite) required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • English language fluency required.
  • Ability to communicate in local languages is highly preferred.




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