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Field Manager - BEGIN ER

Job Category:
CPRU
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Building Enabling Governance and Institutions for Earthquake Response (BEGIN ER) - UNDP
City/Location:
NWFP
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
21 September, 2006
Last Date to apply:
03 October, 2006
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

5 to 10 years of experience in programme/project management, implementation and monitoring;

Knowledge of the Local Government System and institutions in Pakistan;

Experience with international donor agencies;

Excellent organizational, coordination and communication skills;

Demonstrated capacity to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time to meet goals in a highly pressured environment;

Demonstrated experience of managing a team;

Computer skills in common office programs (Word, Excel Power-Point, etc);

Demonstrated capacity to respond flexible and positively to change through active involvement and generation of innovative, practical solutions to challenging situations.

Excellent English/ Urdu writing and communication skills;

Problem solving skills and results oriented

Description:
 

Context

The 8th October 2005 earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale devastated five districts of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and 3 districts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK). The affected districts include Abbotabad, Mansehra, Shangla, Battagram and Kohistan in NWFP and Muzaffarabad, Bagh and Rawalakot in AJK.

BEGIN ER aims to enable Local Government Institutions (LGIs) to function again quickly and have technical capacities to plan and implement disaster recovery activities in equitable, transparent and accountable ways. The project would engage all partners including the affected citizens and communities, especially the most vulnerable and inaccessible, in designing implementing and monitoring of recovery and rehabilitation initiatives. The project will deliver two outputs:
 
Capacity restoration and development of local government institutions;

Capacity of local government officials and elected representatives developed to play an effective role in coordination, planning and monitoring disaster response.

Terms of Reference: Field Manager NWFP

Under the direct supervision of the National Project Coordinator (NPC), the terms of reference for Field Manager NWFP will be as follows:

Work with the Project Coordinator for planning and prioritization of activities in the field;

Coordinate with PERA and obtain relevant approvals for provision of temporary office spaces;

Determine, in consultation with LG&RDD, the specific needs for equipment, temporary staff and trainings in all identified locations;

Assist the training coordinator as required for the effective implementation of the training component;

Coordinate with the Government of NWFP, and other project partners to ensure timely delivery of outputs;

Oversee all the financial and administrative aspects of the project in the field, on a day-to-day basis;

Provide quarterly and annual progress reports to the National Project Coordinator;

Provide administrative and logistical support to the key meetings, which may be held during the life of the project

Qualified Women are particularly encouraged to apply.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters degree in management, public administration, development studies or related field;