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Research Officer (Transport)

Job Category:
Research
Career Level:
SC-7
Job Type:
Service Contract
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
PAKSTRAN Project - UNDP
City/Location:
Karachi
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
28 January, 2014
Last Date to apply:
10 February, 2014
Experience:

She / he should have at least 05 years of relevant working experience with foreign aid international development organization. Knowledge of mass transit related issues of Karachi and previous studies and their recommendations would be an added advantage.

Description:
 

Under the overall supervision of Component Manager, Sindh, the candidate shall be responsible to provide overall technical assistance in transport sector. She / he will assist will provide initial information consultations, collect and analyse preliminary information and data in transport sector. Provide processing support by creating complex spread sheets and using necessary transport modelling software, maintaining databases and creating high quality presentations and relevant documents. Design tools and formats for collecting data from available datasets, coordinate with the organization and provincial departments for the collection and analysis. Assists the component manager in project coordination and monitoring by keeping track of the project reports. Understand and assist in managing project outputs, activities, and project controls. Assist in compiling and developing project work plans. Assist in organization of presentations and seminars, including preparation of proceedings and short report and any other task assigned by project director / component manager.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should have at least a Master’s Degree in a technical discipline from recognized institution. Degree Name: Transport engineering, transport planning or urban planning.

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesFunctional Excellent  Computer proficiency in transports modelling software, MS Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and other common software. Ability to collect data, analyse data, write basic reports in English is a basic requirement. Ability to interact with wide variety of stakeholders and knowledge of UNDP project implementation plans including procurement, distributions and reporting and monitoring is considered an asset. Writing and spoken English and Urdu are required.