Background & Description

Saferworld Pakistan programme is relatively new; it aims to work on improving community cohesion, inclusive justice and economic development. Working in consortium with Oxfam, over the next 5 years Saferworld will seek to promote a justice system in Pakistan that is accessible, inclusive, transparent and accountable.

Overall, our engagement in Pakistan combines project implementation at the community level, dialogue, capacity building, policy research, networking and advocacy, and working with institutions and civil society at sub-national/provincial, national, regional and international levels.

The Project Officer, will be a key member of Saferworld Project Team and will be required to support effective implementation of ARC project. The ability to work with the direct line manager (i.e. the Project Manager) to follow-up and take actions to achieve measurable evidence against donor approved project targets in a timely and effective manner will be a critical strength.
Key areas of responsibility are development and implementation of a:

1.       Monitoring evaluation and learning system for the project

2.       Programme development.

3.       Communications and advocacy.

Requirements and Skills
  • A university degree or professional qualification in development studies, social anthropology, organisational development, or a related
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with an international NGO or donor agency, preferably at national level, in a progressively responsible and relevant position i.e. MEL or advocacy.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and operationalizing project MEL systems; preferably for projects/programmes on peacebuilding, conflict prevention, gender equality, youth empowerment, or related fields.
  • A good understanding of security/peace, conflict prevention, access to justice issues and of civil society organisations engaged in this sector in Pakistan.
  • Experience with MEL data collection tools, installing data processing systems and their administration.
  • Proven ability in building capacity in MEL, communications and advocacy of local partners and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate sensitively to diverse groups and in a non-partisan manner.
  • Excellent written and spoken
  • Highly developed analytical, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal and team working
  • Flexibility in working in diverse situations with unpredictable working
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Willingness to travel to diverse locations in support of project’s implementation, learning and meetings.
  • A positive problem-solving approach.
  • Willingness to promote the work of Saferworld and develop collaborative work with others.
  • A commitment to learn and be open for new ideas and approaches

Detailed Job Description

 

How to Apply

Please complete the Saferworld Application Form  detailing how you meet the selection criteria and send it to: jobs@saferworld.org.uk. (Please use subject heading: Ref: PPO18)

The position is open to Pakistan nationals only.  Previous applicants need not reapply

Please do not send your CV as this will not be accepted in place of, or in addition to, a completed application form

About Organization

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others, including at grassroots level. Established in 1989, we work with communities in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.  We have 150 staff across the globe, as well as in policy centres in London (UK) head office, Brussels and Washington.

 

Saferworld Pakistan programme is relatively new; it aims to work on improving community cohesion, inclusive justice and economic development. Working in consortium with Oxfam, over the next 5 years Saferworld will seek to promote a justice system in Pakistan that is accessible, inclusive, transparent and accountable.

 

Overall, our engagement in Pakistan combines project implementation at the community level, dialogue, capacity building, policy research, networking and advocacy, and working with institutions and civil society at sub-national/provincial, national, regional and international levels.