Background & Description

GRC is currently looking for an experienced Project Delegate (m/f/d) to oversee the implementation of its programme activities in Pakistan. The programme is implemented together with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) throughout Pakistan, with a focus on Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Duration: 12 months (as of the 1st of December 2019) with possible extension

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan (with frequent travel to the field)

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Lead and manage the Project Team;
  • Maintain comprehensive project management including finance and administration that makes sure all donor requirements are met on time;
  • Ensure Reporting according to donor and GRC requirements in a timely manner;
  • Proactively involve and coordinate with relevant stakeholders and other organisations;
  • Support the identification, development and writing of proposals to donors (EU ECHO, German Federal Ministries, etc.);
  • Ensure an M&E system is maintained and regularly follow-up;
  • Act as technical mentor for local staff and volunteers.
Requirements and Skills
  • Profound working experience in the fields of WASH, community-based interventions, DRR, preparedness, protection;
  • Well experienced in managing donor-funded projects (particularly AA and BMZ), leading teams, project planning, M&E, administration as well as financial controlling;
  • Excellent social competence, flexibility and team building skills;
  • Ability to train and guide local staff and community volunteers (e.g. M&E);
  • Intercultural sensitivity and excellent communication skills to represent GRC at all levels;
  • Readiness to work in remote areas;
  • Readiness to work, live and travel in an insecure environment, following our strict security guidelines at all times;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Ability and agreement to adhere to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles;
  • Oral and written fluency in English, German is of advantage;
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments;
  • Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions';
  • Valid Driving Licence.
How to Apply

Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system DRK HR net ( until 23 October 2019.

Please indicate Ref. No. 2019-137 with your application.

Further information on our recruiting procedure can be found on our homepage

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