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Field Manager

Job Category:
Admin Assistants
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Glacier Lake Outburst Floods in Northern Pakistan
City/Location:
Project sites in Chitral
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
03 November, 2011
Last Date to apply:
16 November, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

5 to 10 years of experience in programme/project management, implementation and monitoring; Knowledge of the Local Government System and institutions in Pakistan;
Excellent organizational, coordination and communication skills; demonstrated capacity to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time to meet goals in a highly pressured environment;

Demonstrated experience of managing a team; Computer skills in common office programs (Word, Excel Power-Point, etc); Demonstrated capacity to respond flexible and positively to change through active involvement and generation of innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations. Problem solving skills and results oriented

Description:
 

Background Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacier Lake Outburst Floods in Northern Pakistan seeks to develop the human and technical capacity of public institutions to understand and address immediate GLOF risks for vulnerable communities in Northern Pakistan and to enable vulnerable local communities in northern areas of Pakistan to better understand and respond to GLOF risks and thereby adapt to growing climate change pressures. The proposed project will reduce risks and vulnerabilities from GLOFs and snow-melt flash floods in Northern Pakistan. Duties and Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the National Project Manager (NPM), the terms of reference for Field Manager KPK Chitral will be as follows: Work with the Project Manager for planning and prioritization of activities in the field; Determine, in consultation with stakeholders, the specific needs for equipment, temporary staff and trainings in all identified locations; Assist the training coordinator as required for the effective implementation of the training component; Coordinate with the local government partners and other project partners to ensure timely delivery of outputs; Oversee all the financial and administrative aspects of the project in the field, on a day-to-day basis; Provide quarterly and annual progress reports to the National Project Manager; Provide administrative and logistical support to the key meetings, which may be held during the life of the project


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master Masters Degree The candidate should possess a Masters degree in Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, or related discipline

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Communication Never Used  Excellent organizational, coordination and communication skills; demonstrated capacity to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time to meet goals in a highly pressured environment;