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Electoral Training Specialist

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Supporting Democratic Electoral Processes in Pakistan (SDEPP) Project
Posted On:
18 July, 2005
Last Date to apply:
23 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

Professional in social area
At least 2 years of experience in the specific tasks
Field experiences in the same or related areas
Good knowledge of the Pakistani civil society and NGOs.


Duration of Assignment: Two Months SSA

UNDP in Pakistan has been engaged in enhancing the capacity of the ECP for a number of years, first under a Preparatory Assistance project and subsequently under the Supporting Democratic Electoral Processes in Pakistan (SDEPP) project. EAD has been closely involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of these activities. While the SDEPP deals with long-term capacity development, the ECP has recently requested additional support to the next local government elections, due to start in August 2005. Specifically, the ECP requested UNDP support in establishing a framework through which donor support could be channeled in a structured manner and highlighted a number of key areas where support was deemed necessary.

Further to the recommendations of the Needs Assessment Mission of EAD, UNDP responded positively to the request of the ECP for additional support. For this purpose, UNDP has engaged the services of an International Election Expert to assist in designing and implementing proposed UNDP support to the local government elections.
Objectives of the assignment:
The primary objective of the assignment is to assist International Expert on Local Government Component in his day to day work in the preparation / implementation of the proposal on the structuring and organization of Local Government Support for the Election Commission of Pakistan.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Electoral Officer 1 will carry out the following:

To put into practice the electoral officers’ training strategy, coordinating and supporting the logistic operation and the execution of the cascade training

To redesign the ECP training materials towards simplified, disaggregated, more visual and user friendly versions.

To monitor, systematize and report on the development of the training activities.

To put into practice the External relations strategy, coordinating the actual briefing and training events for special audiences such as: Journalists, political parties, polling agents, electoral monitors – observers and candidates.

The Electoral Training Specialist will work with and report to International Expert on Local Government Component and Assistant National Project Manager SDEPP – Phase II

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters degree in Social Sciences