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Project Manager

Job Category:
Management
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (PAKSTRAN)
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
21 August, 2011
Last Date to apply:
03 September, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

The candidate should possess a Masters degree in Management, Environment and Energy, Social Sciences or related discipline, with over 10 years of relevant project management and implementation experience. Demonstrated experience in applying Results Based Management tools in managing complex donor funded projects or the projects under the National/Provincial Governments would be essential.

The candidate should have strong negotiation, communication and writing skills.

Description:
 

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the overall direction of the Project Board (PB) and reporting to the National Project Director (NPD) the project Manager (PM) would be responsible for the following tasks: • Manage the project administratively, financially, logistically, professionally and technically according to standard PCOM regulations; • Prepare AWP, seek PB approval, manage implementation of AWP and prepare required reports for submission to PB and UNDP; • Coordinate and consolidate project work plans and progress reports from all implementing partners • Engage and network with stakeholders and partners to produce project outputs in a participatory manner; • Keep track and maintain accounts of the project funds in line with the relevant guidelines of UNDP /PCOM; • Prepare and submit regular periodic reports regarding progress of implementation to UNDP and NPD; • Hiring and coordinating with consultants. In this regards prepare detailed Terms of Reference for recruiting consultants as well as develop Request for Proposals for professional and contractual services; • Organize PB meetings and prepare required documentation for the PB. • Assign responsibilities and deliverables to project staff in consultation with NPD and monitor progress to ensure timely submission of project deliverables. • Monitor events as determined in the Monitoring & Communication Plan, and update the plan as required; • Manage requests for the provision of financial resources by UNDP, using advance of funds, direct payments, or reimbursement using the FACE (Fund Authorization and Certificate of Expenditures); • Manage and monitor the project risks as initially identified in the Project , submit new risks to the Project Board for consideration and decision on possible actions if required; update the status of these risks by maintaining the Project Risks Log; • Be responsible for managing issues and requests for change by maintaining an Issues Log. • Prepare the Project Quarterly Progress Report (progress against planned activities, update on Risks and Issues, expenditures) and submit the report to the Project Board and Project Assurance; • Prepare Final Project Review Reports to be submitted to the Project Board and the Outcome Board;


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 MasterMasters Degree The candidate should possess a Masters degree in Management, Environment and Energy, Social Sciences or related discipline

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Communication Excellent