Background & Description

The She Can Lead Project Officer (PO) will support the project team in ensuring effective project implementation and management while working closely with the She Can Lead Project Coordinator and Project Manager.  The PO will support the project team in providing key project processes, ensuring that performance, quality and compliance standards are met, and managing implementing partners and efforts to increase for women’s rights in Pakistan. The Project Officer reports to the Project Manager, and works closely with the Project Coordinator. Women’s rights expertise, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills will be key success factors for this position.

What we are looking for

The job holder will support in managing the implementation of the She Can Lead project being implemented in Pakistan. The Project Officer will work together and support three local CSOs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh, to ensure efficient and effective delivery of the project through monitoring field visits and regular coordination throughout the project cycle. The Project Officer will also contribute to donor engagement and coordination on project progress and challenges and other gender issues in Pakistan. The position will also support in ensuring high quality and standards throughout the project cycle through regular coordination and delivery of agreed plans and/or strategies with support teams to comply with the quality of project performance and solving complex problems proactively and reactively. Further, the Project Officer will support in clear and quality donor reporting (financial and narrative) that demonstrates good accountability of the project in gender quality. This position will directly report to the Project Manager – She Can Lead.

Requirements and Skills


  • Masters’ degree in Social Sciences or a relevant degree from a recognised university
  • Proven Knowledge of computerised systems and high degree of computer literacy including Word, Excel, Power Point and statistical software in the collection, analysis and reporting


  • Over 2 years’ experience of working on donor-funded projects in gender justice
  • Over 4 years’ experience of working in development sector in Pakistan in project management
  • Proven experience of data collection and partnership management.
  • Familiar with Gender justice related work.


  • Excellent written and spoken English with excellent report and proposal writing skills
  • Excellent communication, coordination, team building, time management, facilitation, capacity building and interpersonal skills
  • High cultural awareness and ability to work in an international environment with people with diverse background
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise well and commitment to meet deadlines
  • Ability and willing to travel frequently all over Pakistan when required
  • Flexibility, persistence, and ability to work well in a challenging environment
  • Strong commitment to gender equality and social justice
How to Apply

Please submit your application online at settings below: OR visit our website using the job reference number INT5852 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In your application please ensure that you address your suitability towards the outlined selection criteria, in order to be shortlisted

About Organization

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. Oxfam in Pakistan has been working in the country since 1973. In the Pakistan, our goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by supporting women and other vulnerable groups in saving lives and building livelihoods, enhancing their resilience to crises, shocks and stresses, and making their voices heard to hold duty-bearers accountable.