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Project Manager/Chief Technical Advisor (PM/CTA)

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
“Sustainable Development of Utility Scale Wind Power Production” project -UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
16 June, 2006
Last Date to apply:
04 July, 2006
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

This position requires 7 to 10 years of international experience in the area of Energy and/or Infrastructure Project Management. A relevant experience in renewable energy and environment will be highly appreciated.

He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, management, coordination and leadership skills and experience, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure and to prepare reports in a clear and concise manner, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), ability to work in multi-cultural environment. Candidate must be fluent in English (writing and communication).

Description:
 

Description (TORs):

The services of the PM/CTA will be required for the first phase (2 years) of project implementation.  He/She will work under the AEDB, Executing Agency of the project, under the supervision of National Project Director (NPD).  PM/CTA will collaborate closely with NPD, UNDP, Government counterparts and key stakeholders in order to facilitate project implementation towards the desired goals and objectives.  PM/CTA will be responsible for general and financial administration, progress reporting, monitoring and the quality control of inputs from consultants and subcontractors providing assistance to the project.

Scope of work

PM/CTA will be responsible for undertaking the following specific tasks:

Advise the executing agency in establishing of Project Coordination and Implementation Structure;

Finalize the detailed action plan for each of the outputs of Phase I of the project;

Support in developing linkages among various outputs and provide substantive knowledge for promoting wind energy in Pakistan;

Analyze the baseline assessments, incorporate results into the policy framework and create an enabling environment for the promotion of wind energy technologies;

Strengthen networking amongst key stakeholders by conducting a consultation process, involve and learn from all the key stakeholders and identify linkages between on-going activities;

Identify needs and ways for strengthening relevant institutions and provide support from the project resources to meet the targets under each of the outputs;

Organize consultative workshops, trainings, seminars, field trips and delegation incentive tours acc. to workplans;

Set up monitoring work plans that account for related activities undertaken by various partners and identify the evaluation methodology;

Day to day monitoring of project implementation based on the Annual Work Plan

Prepare ToRs for the sub-contracts and procurements for approval by the EC, Executive Committee and PSC, Project Steering Committee;

Advise and assist the NPD in the mobilisation of inputs and resources; 

Provide operational management for the production of project outputs according to the project document and the procedures in UNDP/GEF Project Cycle Operations Manual (PCOM); knowledge of government rules and regulations are preferable;

Act as the Secretary of the PST, Project Steering Committee and EC, Executive Committee;

Evaluate reports on execution of outputs;

Arrange and submit within the deadlines the Tripartite Review  (TPR), Annual Project Report (APR), Project Implementation Report (PIR), technical reviews, quarterly progress reports, financial progress report, updated workplans and budget and any other required reports to EC, PSC and UNDP;

Provide required information and support the annual external audit and an external independent evaluation at the end of phase 1.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThis position requires at least a Masters Degree or equivalent in energy related disciplines.