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Institutional Development Specialist/ National Project Manager

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
National and International Commitments on Gender and Poverty Issues- UNDP
Posted On:
26 June, 2005
Last Date to apply:
14 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

Strong background on gender issues and experience in building women’s constituencies.
At least 8-10 years of experience in managing women’s/development organizations and/or local and central government departments.
Proven experience and skills in participatory strategic and operational planning.


Description (TORs)
Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the organizational structure, which the project can support, baring in mind sustainability and most effective cooperation with and support to other government institutions.

Hold discussions with the concerned Ministries in order to obtain a comprehensive overview and understanding of the kind of institutional strengthening required at different levels

Recommend changes, if any, in institutional arrangements and approval authority to expedite project implementation.

Provide advice and practical support to MOWD in building

Capacity Posts to be created and the structure of the MOWD, staff recruitment procedure, selection and induction of staff, human resource management, equipments required, staff development training required and so on.

Programme Development & Management Putting in place systems and processes for effective development and management of MOWDs programmes including monitoring & evaluation systems.

Planning  Providing training and support on strategic and operational planning. Setting up sustainable system and process for participatory annual planning.  Undertaking the review of MOWDs current annual reports and budgets of MOWD and producing the Revised Version.

Gender Mainstreaming Managing a small team of staff working on gender mainstreaming with the gender focal points of other Ministries.

Resource Mobilization, Donor Reporting and Managing Programme Finances Producing a fundraising strategy for MOWD; putting in place systems of recording resource mobilization activities, monitoring allocation of funds and project expenditure; and donor reporting. Putting in place a system for effective matching of MOWDs funding requirements and donors interests.  Putting in place a procedure for reaching agreements with donors. 

Coordination of the Gender Programme Designing systems and processes for bi-monthly consultation/discussion meetings with gender & development partners in Pakistan including other government agencies, donors, national and international NGOs and others. 

Liaison and Networking Setting up a procedure for liaison with the media and press to enhance the relationship between MOWD and the media and press. Advise on effective liaison with the international media.

To carry out any other duties assigned by the Advisor to the Prime Minister/Minister in charge, Secretary and/or Additional Secretary, MOWD

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesPost-graduateMasters DegreePost-graduate degree in a development related fields