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  • Integrated Service Delivery Advisor
  • Direct Supervisor:


  • Regular Full-time
  • Karachi (Sindh) based

Grade Level:


  • None

Summary: The DFID ‘Delivering Accelerated Family Planning in Pakistan (DAFPAK): Lot 2 Public Sector Service Delivery’ is a part of the DAFPAK programme funded by the Department of International Development (DFID). The 3.5-year programme aims to increase access to family planning services; and improve quality of client-centred services such that more women, including adolescents are able to safely plan them pregnancies and improve their sexual reproductive health. The expected outcome for the programme is 11.9 million CYPs generated by expanded access to FP services; 55,000 additional users of family planning and an increase in modern CPR from 26.1 at the baseline to 33.9.

Provincial coordinator will work closely with provincial departments of health, population welfare, LHW Program and other relevant stakeholders / departments to assure provincial implementation of DAFPA-PSSD project. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and holds review sessions to observe progress against objectives of the project. Provides backstopping and facilitate district teams in the province in their implementation.


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Key Job Outcomes:

  1. Meeting Coordination and Facilitation: Coordinates, organizes and facilitates one-to-one meetings with key stakeholders to develop follow-up action plans. Invites all stakeholders and ensure their participation in meetings.

Coordinates international and national level visits to the province and organizes meetings of the delegation(s) with the project stakeholders in the province.

  1. Forums and Committees: Works with different forums, including local NGOs and SRHR stakeholders on policy-specific dialogues. Works with the provincial TAG committee and provincial coordinators to update them regarding project activities. Participates in partner oversight committee meetings and arranges individual interactions with them.
  2. Workshop Coordination: Organizes and conducts orientation, inception and dissemination workshops related to project activities in the province.
  3. Maintaining Project Champion Relationships: Coordinates and interacts with family planning champions to ensure their participation in working groups and advocate with stakeholders for FP initiatives.
  4. Status Reports: Prepares and submit reports as required with regular time frequency by Programs Department.
  5. Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates on cross-functional project teams.
  6. District Coordination: Coordinates with project District ISD Coordinators to facilitate them in their activities, especially those that need provincial support
  7. Inter Provincial Travel:Visit project districts, on an agreed frequency, for better district liaison and coordination
    1. Data Management: Will ensure data is made available to the province on agreed time frames and is then processed and shared with ISD Advisor. Should be able to analyses the data in real time for performance management of the districts


Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

  • Strategies on Policy Issues: Foundational skills in strategic communications with the public sector, private organizations and policy makers about relevant legislation, policies and procedures relating to SRHR.
  • Advocacy: Foundational advocacy skills with specific advocacy assignments and tasks in the development sector projects.
  • Public Sector Budget Process: Foundational knowledge of the budget formulation process of the public sector.
  • Donor Relationships: Ability to work with donors and their respective systems
  • Country Specific Public Health System: Foundational knowledge of countries’ public health systems.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program, including program strategies and indicators.


Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  • Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Project Management Planning and Management: Ability to plan and manage cross- functional initiatives.
  • Analysis and Sound Judgement: Foundational analytical and trouble shooting skills. Ability to make sound judgments. Ability to improve processes, promote excellence and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Languages: Proven ability to write and speak using local language and English language.
  • Communication: Advanced oral and written communication skills using different forms of media. Ability to translate complex concepts to individuals at all levels. Ability to speak across a range of technical issues within individual’s area of expertise.
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Demonstrated commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices
  • Influencing and Customer Service Skills: Ability to influence using diplomacy skills with key stakeholders. In-depth demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking: Advanced organizational and planning skills, project planning and management skills. Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision. Proven ability to coordinate activities.
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented and consistently accurate, ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment, and ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards.
  • Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.
  • Confidentiality: Proven ability to maintain confidentiality on work-related issues.



Minimally Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher in social sciences, management, journalism, or medicine
  • 5 years related experience in the development health sector, including the association with NGO/INGO and public sector
  • Prefer: Experience in practical field work in sexual and reproductive health and rights

Other Information:

  • Travel required (50% or less)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer