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Research Officer (TRANSPORT) CIU Sindh

Job Category:
Community & Social Services
Career Level:
Mid Career ( 2 to 5 years of experience )
Job Type:
Contractual
Salary
NC - 7, Step 1 (Non Negotiable)
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
PAKSTRAN Project, UNDP
City/Location:
Karachi
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
07 June, 2015
Last Date to apply:
20 June, 2015
Description:
 

Relevant Experience:

She / he should have at least 05 years of relevant working experience with foreign aid international development organization. Knowledge of Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Urban Planning.

Job Description:

Under the overall supervision of Component Manager- CIU-Sindh (PAKSTRAN Project), the incumbent will be responsible to provide overall technical assistance in Traffic and Transport Planning. She/he will:

Assist with initial and informal stakeholder consultations.

  • Collect and analyze preliminary information and data in the transport sector. Provide advanced word processing support by creating complex spreadsheets, maintaining databases and creating high quality reports, presentations, and other documents.
  • Design tools and formats for the collection of relevant data from the field.
  • Coordinate with the organizations and provincial departments for the collection and analysis of relevant data.
  • Carry out web based research in the transport sector, towards building up the knowledge base of the unit.
  • Assist in arranging meetings and workshops.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports.
  • Assist in preparation of work plans and budgets, and Assist the Component Manager in project coordination and monitoring by keeping track of the project work plan and reports.
  • Understand and assist in managing project outputs, activities, project controls and draft correspondence as and when required.
  • Assist in compiling and developing project work plans.
  • Assist in organization of project workshop and seminars, including preparation of proceedings and short reports.
  • Any other task assigned by the component project director/ component manager.

Education:

Master Degree, The incumbent should have at least a Master’s Degree in a technical discipline from recognized institution. Degree Name: Transportation, Urban Planning.

Skills: 

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