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Research Officer (Environment)

Job Category:
Community & Social Services
Career Level:
Mid Career ( 2 to 5 years of experience )
Job Type:
Contractual
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
PAKSTRAN Project, UNDP
City/Location:
Karachi
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
28 March, 2015
Last Date to apply:
10 April, 2015
Description:
 

Relevant Experience:

She / he should have at least 05 years of relevant working experience with foreign aid international development organization. Knowledge of environmental guidelines of Sindh Environment Protection Agency (EPA).

Job Description:

Under the overall supervision of Component Manager, Sindh, the candidate will be responsible to provide overall technical assistance in environment sector. She / he will assist in providing initial information consultations, collect and analyses preliminary information and data in environment sector related to transport. Provide processing support by creating complex spread sheets and 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, including Sindh EPA for data 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:

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering/or equivalent. The incumbent should have at least a Master’s Degree in a technical discipline from recognized institution. 

Skills :

Level (Excellent), Computer proficiency in MS Office, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and other common software. Ability to collect data, analyses 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