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Project Manager/Poverty Reduction Specialist

Job Category:
Sustainable Livilihood
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
UNDP
City/Location:
Project Manager/Poverty Reduction Specialist
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
29 January, 2004
Last Date to apply:
15 February, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4
Description:
 

The candidate must have a postgraduate degree from a reputable university with 10 years or more experience in implementation and monitoring of development activities with Government/projects. Preference will be given to the candidates having 5 years job-relevant experience with UNDP. S/he should have a strong background in mobilizing financial resources and implementation of sustainable development activities. The Project Manager would assist and be accountable to the National Project Director (NPD). His responsibilities are: Assist the NPD in overall management of the project, financial monitoring and reporting of the project, supervision of project staff, consultants, and ensuring proper use of project resources and equipment. Assist the NPD in mobilizing resources for the project from external donors. Ensuring timely delivery of inputs in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations. Supervise staff and consultants to adhere to financial disbursements and control procedures. Preparation of all technical and financial reports and terminal reports to be submitted to the Government, UNDP and the Programme Steering Committee (PSC). Advise the NPD on project management issues as necessary. Undertake other relevant duties that alleviate poverty and enhance sustainable development in Pakistan and which are consistent with the project objectives. Assist the NPD in preparation of project work plan, including annualized targets, indicators for monitoring progress and data collection procedures. Ensure close linkages and interaction between the UNDP, project staff, Government and other implementing partners. Regularly conduct resource and constraint analysis and develop strategic plans accordingly.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMasters in any of the Social or Science disciplineMasters Degreeny local or foreign reputable university

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesComputers Excellent  Computer literacy in commonly used software i.e MS Word, MS Excel etc. is required.