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Election Operations Specialist

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP-Support to National Elections in Pakistan
Posted On:
24 December, 2006
Last Date to apply:
06 January, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

Professional in the area of National and Provincial elections.
At least 5-7 years of experience in the specific tasks
Having knowledge of the election process, its procedures and mechanism. Practical experience of the elections conducted in Pakistan.



The Election Commission of Pakistan and several donors expressed a strong interest in ensuring coordinated support to the next elections. UN/UNDP and several donors undertook an assessment of the environment within which the next elections will take place, with a view to identifying the needs for technical assistance. In light of the findings and recommendations of the assessment missions, Support to National Elections in Pakistan has been formulated to support a free, fair and transparent electoral process. The project would be implemented using the UNDP Direct Execution (DEX) arrangements under the supervision of Project Steering Committee (PSC).
Duties and Responsibilities
The Elections Operations Specialist will carry out the following:
1. To undertake a mapping of the election mechanism and procedure adopted by the Election Commission.
2. To suggest refinement and improvements in the present procedure and mechanism for promoting free and fair elections.
3. To take feedback from the different stakeholders for improving election procedure and mechanism.
4. To develop protocols for smoothing the election process at different stages.
5. To vet and refine the training material prepared for the training of election staff.
6. To undertake formal and informal training sessions for the project staff.
7. Any other assignment related to the election operations given by the management.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters degree in Business Management

Must Title Level Description
YesFunctional Excellent  Ability to map the election process and has practical experience with regard to the conduct of elections. Understands the election procedures and rules. Understands the election dynamics and various stakeholders involved in the process. Ability to develop refined election procedures and mechanism.