• Job Title: Senior Program Officer

  • Organization Name: Confidential

  • Location: Islamabad

  • Number of Vacancies: 1

  • Gender: Female

  • Closing on: 2022-05-18

How to Apply
  • Applications received through link provided below, will be considered ONLY.

    WOMEN candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    NOTE: Due to urgency, we will start shortlisting as soon as we receive sufficient pool.

  • To lead programme implementation activities in field and provide technical backstopping to other team members.

    The job will involve extensive field work, Networking, planning/conducting meetings and capacity building activities for stakeholders for result based programing  . The SPO-Equality, Inclusion, Participation will have to develop Annual Work plans and detailed financial management plans for effective project implementation. The SPO will be developing clear understanding of donor reporting requirements and assist Program Coordinator in results based reporting and monitoring.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Contribute in brainstorming sessions for developing new ideas, proposals, and concept notes under the ambit of EIP Portfolio
    • Supervise team members in managing program data in both soft and hard copies in a timely manner.
    • Leading the planning, monitoring and management of program activities of assigned project.
    • Increase visibility of the program activities at local, national & regional level as per Communication Policy for the portfolio.
    • Ensure strong documentation and timely reporting of program. Preparing training reports, lessons learnt documentation, stories of change and other program related documentation when required.
    • Vigorous networking with stakeholders at field including Government, communities, universities to ensure desired results of program.
    • Lead the team members in achieving results of the project and supervise them by providing technical support.
    • Mobilization and selection of target participants for training.
    • Ensuring the quality outputs/results of the project as per implementation timeline.
    • Building strong and long-term relationship through networking and promotion of project activities with relevant stakeholders
    • Planning and management of trainings/meetings with government departments and relevant ministries in at Provincial and Federal Level.
    • Close coordination and follow up with project participants & stakeholders; other projects and departments within the organization.
    • Ensuring effective budget utilization and timely discussing spending trends with Programme Coordinator.
    • Updating M&E Plan and reporting against Log Frame.
    • Ensure value for money in execution of program activities.
    • Timely reporting senior management of developments in advocacy efforts and timely pursue for advice, if and when needed.
  • Qualifications and Experience:

    • University level degree preferably Masters in social work/development studies/international relations/public policy or in a relevant discipline
    • A minimum of 8 years work experience in development sector, at least half of which should have been related to capacity building program, legislative advocacy work, and strengthening partnerships.

    Technical Competencies:

    • Knowledge of social issues and vulnerabilities in communities
    • Networking and advocacy skills.
    • Ability to travel on short-notice. The frequency of travel is high for this position.
    • Computer Skills (use of Microsoft Office specifically Excel for budgeting/planning & PowerPoint for presentations).
    • Excellent Writing skills (English), pro-active in communication & information sharing.
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