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Deputy Project Manager (DPM)

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

This position requires five years of professional experience in the area of Energy and/or Infrastructure Project Management. Preference will be given to candidates with a focus on renewable energies and environment.

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 (TORs):

The services of the DPM will be required for the first phase (2 years) of project implementation. He/She will report directly to the Project Manager/Chief Technical Advisor (PM/CTA) and will be part of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The PIU will act under the Alternate Energy Development Board – executing agency of the project – represented by the National Project Director. The PIU will work closely with UNDP, government counterparts and key stakeholders in order to facilitate project implementation towards the desired goals and objectives. Deputy Manager will be assisting the PM/CTA in the general and financial administration, progress reporting, monitoring and the quality control of inputs from consultants and subcontractors.

Scope of work

The DPM will assist/collaborate closely with the PM/CTA in undertaking the following specific tasks:

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

Finalise the detailed work/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 visits, delegation incentive tours acc. to workplans etc;

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

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

Advise and assist the NPD in the mobilisation of inputs and resources; development of new initiatives;

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);

Evaluate reports on execution of outputs;

Draft, edit, produce and distribute routine material such as brochures, portfolios or email bulletins;

Maintaining donor relations;

Assist, arrange and submit within the deadlines the 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.

Perform any other related work as required.

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