SSD plans to implement a project in four UCs of Islamabad to contribute in effective implementation of The National Plan of Action on Human Rights in collaboration with Ministry of Human Rights-Pakistan. In accordance with the National Action Plan, the main purpose of this project is to ensure the progressive realization of rights of women, children, person with disabilities and minorities. The project purpose is synchronized with NCA’s strategic priorities of working on gender equality and social cohesion. This project is aligned with national plan of action for human rights-2016-2020 developed by Federal ministry of Human Rights. The national Plan of action developed by MoHR has identified 6 thematic priorities as below;
SSD proposes to prioritize two thematic areas, which are strongly inter related and connected to support each other, The thematic area two ‘implementing key human rights priorities’ focuses on protection and promotion of the rights of vulnerable groups which include, women , minorities, children and persons with disabilities.
Under the overall supervision of Head of the Programs and in close cooperation with the CEO, the Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the Project, including all substantive and administrative matters. Manager will be responsible for protection and consultation of the Project in front of state agencies for increasing capacity of the programme and project cycle. The project manager, as part of the SSD program team will be responsible to provide technical inputs, , implement protection activities, build staff capacity and contribute in achieving overall project objectives.
Experience & Qualifications:
Experience in an insecure context and experience of responsibility for security management.
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) on firstname.lastname@example.org, with copy to email@example.com . Both must be in the English language. Application’s deadline is March 27th 2018
Please note that due to urgency nature of the post, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, suitable candidates may be contacted for interview before the application closure date.
Society for Sustainable Development (SSD) was established in 2007 by a group of youngactivists and professionals working in different development sector organizations. SSD is womenled organization; Dr. AsmaBokhari is well known development professional respected in thesector because of her technical expertise and integrity, is an elected chairperson of the SSD. BoDcomprises of seven members who are all experts in their relevant fields.
In very short span of time SSD has progressed from being a local NGO working in Chakwalonly; to the status of a national NGO with international focus. It has its central CoordinationOffice in Islamabad and active offices in Noshehra and Dera Ismael Khan in KhyberPakhtoonkwah province, and Quetta in Baluchistan province. The regional offices have been set up in collaboration with local organizations serve as the hub of local networks of CBOs working at the grass roots level withvulnerable and marginalized communities.
SSD has its presence in almost all the provinces and regions of Pakistan and has extensive grassroots level outreach through its own offices and through its partners in almost 70% of thedistricts in Pakistan. Realizing the great potential of the internet and social networks, SSD hasmaintained a very active web presence through its website, twitter account, Facebook page andFacebook group. There are around 10000 members of SSD group on Face Book and it is healthyand active platform for discussing and debating social issues.SSD has sound capacity in terms of implementation of different types of projects, managinggrants, policy and media advocacy, capacity building of civil society organizations, leadershipdevelopment, partnership building and networking, carrying out studies and representing civil society organizations at different national and international forums.