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Young Professional Officer

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Support to DTCE (PAK/02/009/NEX)
Posted On:
05 December, 2005
Last Date to apply:
17 December, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

Must be capable of working in a highly demanding environment and under extreme deadlines while demonstrating highest level of responsibility and professional dynamics.

The candidates having some professional experience in development sector will be preferred.



Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) is a registered entity, which aims at creating an enabling environment for citizen participation and community empowerment in Pakistan. DTCE has been funded by a consortium of donors under the umbrella of UNDP Support NEX Project “Support to DTCE”. Details can be found at www.dtce.org.pk

Duties and Responsibilities

The Young Professional Officer (YPO) will work under the supervision of Chief Technical Advisor, the significant achievement includes:

Undertake various research assignments related to DTCE operational and programming activities both at headquarter and field levels;

Maintain, process and analyze data and information related to the DTCE objectives, outputs and scope of interventions;

Develop small database and resource profiles of key partner organizations of DTCE, government and non-government entities, local sub-contractors, community based organizations, rural support networks, civil society organizations, media, academia and donor organizations;

Download relevant papers, articles and other research material from Internet for developing comparative analysis, empirical studies and research in the areas of local governance, decentralization, devolution and other related subjects;

Coordinate with various academic, research and training institutions and maintain a close liaison with these institutions;

Prepare DTCE advocacy, awareness and presentation materials for print and electronic media;

Provide support in organization DTCE seminars, workshops, conferences and other social and awareness building events;

Support Project Management Unit, particularly the Chief Technical Advisor, in disposal of assignments involving research and comparative studies.

Coordinate in activities concerning letters, emails and meetings for CTA regarding UNDP, DTCE and NRB;

Record of CTA’S latest meetings, letters, articles and documents of DTCE, UNDP, NRB;

Maintenance of CTA’S catalog of documents of NRB, UNDP, DTCE, Information on organizations, Research papers, Emails, Articles, Legal base, POK, Alliance for Community Empowerment;

Professional inputs in CSO information for CCB mobilization through   expression of interest;

Assist CTA in preparation of speeches, presentations, articles, reports, seminars ad meetings;

Closely coordinate with CTA on the latest newspaper clippings related to LGO, NRB, Devolution, UNDP and other international organizations and update with the latest news of Pakistan in terms of LGO and in the global scenario;

Assist CTA by giving professional inputs in preparation for formulation procedure and Logical Frame work Analysis of DTCE as and when required;

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe candidate should possess a Post Graduate Degree in Public Administration, Economics, International Relations, Development Studies or other related field of Social Sciences with adequate knowledge of Information Technology.