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A well reputed humanitarian organization requires a Program Manager–for its Health and WASH Projects

Duty Station

Peshawar

Specific Duties, Responsibilities, and Accountabilities

  • Serves as the program lead and primary point of contact between Provincial, National and Partner Offices.
  • Leading the overall responsible body for ensuring the effective and quality implementation of projects and to ensure compliance with project agreements between partners.
  • Trouble shoots issues and challenges related to project implementation.
  • Provides technical support to project staff on quality implementation and monitoring of projects.
  • Regular visits and closely monitoring of the quality and implementation of the Projects, providing advice/guidance to project staff on possible solutions to problems as they arise. The position will require extensive travel and frequent field visits
  • Develops, maintains and monitors Plans of Action, monitoring plans,work hours for project staff, budgets and expenditures.
  • Ensures project/program expenses made are in accordance with approved budget and prepares and shares quarterly budget analysis National Office and Partners as well.
  • Ensures the performance of team members at all tiers with an approach of delivery, trigger mechanism and execution of outputs as compared to set objectives and timelines of implementation and reporting, and timely identifying challenges and suggesting solutions as appropriate.
  • Tracks project performance to timely ensure the successful completion of short and long-term project/program goals.
  • Meetsthe budgetary objectives set and proactively address project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Participates in Coordination and Planning and Review meetings (monthly, quarterly, annually) and organizes project specific planning and review meetings.
  • Develops and maintains good liaison with governmental authorities, donors, Humanitarian Country Team, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private sector and civil society organizations, with the aim of coordinating and promoting /project activities.Flexibility to travel into the fields to conduct monitoring & other related tasks
  • Any other duty assigned by the Senior Management
  • Organizes, attends and participates in relevant stakeholder meetings
  • Develops and monitors the project management calendar for fulfilling each project goals, objectives and detailed deliverables.
  • Ensures the effective coordination, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities in accordance with work plans.
  • Ensures close monitoring and reporting of project risks and mitigation strategies within the risk management log
  • Ensures donor reporting, information sharing, and other requirements are communicated and received by relevant project staff and national office
  • Ensures collection, filingand submission of required project documentation, and presentation of best practices and lesson learnt

Education

  • Masters/ 16 years education in Project Management/ Social Sciences/Health or related field from HEC recognized Institution/ University. MPH will be an advantage

Experience

  • Minimum 8 years of professional working experience in handling of developmental and humanitarian related programs/projects with specific focus on Health and WASH.
  • Experience in project management mainly in the field of Health, WASH, DRR, Youth and Gender.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience from Health and WASH related programs/projects.
  • Experience with Gender, Diversity, Inclusion and Protection components will be considered as an asset

Skills/Knowledge

  • Management and technical skills on development of SoPs, guidelines, project plans, budgets etc.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Certification in Project Management would be an added value.
  • Good Command over Microsoft Office (word, excel & power point).
  • Strong monitoring, evaluation, reporting and analytical skills would be required.

Travelling

50 %

Age Limit

Maximum age limit 45 Years.

Minorities, physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply