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National Programme Manager (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP-SP) (Phase-II)
Posted On:
23 March, 2007
Last Date to apply:
05 April, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

The incumbent should hold an advanced degree (preferably Ph.D.) in Environmental Engineering/Management/Studies or Environmental Economics or another closely related field or in case of Government servent, he/she should be in grade 20 with adequate management and leadership qualities and known capacity for networking and development of projects. Significant experience in Programme/project development, management and monitoring is required, especially with programmes/projects dealing with environment management and natural resources conservation. A good understanding of issues involved in poverty-environment nexus within Pakistani context is essential. Prior experience with capacity/ institution building programmes/projects will be highly desirable. Experience of managing M&E systems would be an asset. Familiarity with the UNDP rules with respect to national execution modality will be an added advantage. Should be fluent in English with excellent report writing capabilities.


Description (TORs):
The NPM would provide support to NPD in all aspects of Programme development, management, coordination, resource mobilization and monitoring. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the NPD, and in collaboration with the Programme staff to carry out the following specific tasks.

• Manage the PMIU, applying administrative and technical procedures as required by the MoE and UNDP.
• Implement all tasks planned under the PMIU. In this context, coordinate the planning, organization, and implementation of proposed projects and technical studies.
• Prepare and update work plans and budgets on a regular basis, for the PMIU in close coordination with the overall Programme.
• Coordinate with all relevant parties, especially provincial coordination units in monitoring the progress of activities planned under the Programme.
• Preparation of TOR for national and international consultants, as well as in the evaluation of perspective candidates.
• Preparation of TOR for subcontracts, in the evaluation of tender documents, and assume lead role in monitoring the execution of subcontracts.
• Coordinate the technical activities of national and international experts /consultants to secure the production of outputs planned under the Programme.
• Liaise with NGOs to promote Programme implementation.
• Lead the preparation of APR and progress/financial reports of the Programme.
• Act as a liaison with the Programme, national implementing agencies, UNDP, and other donors providing financial support to the Programme.
• Establish effective reporting systems between the different components of the Programme.
• Prepare job descriptions for the support staff in the Programme .
• Coordinate resource mobilization efforts to be initiated under the Programme.
• Organize meetings of Programme Steering Committee
• Organize quarterly meetings of the TRAC, and assist the NPD in organizing bi-annual meetings of the PSC.
• Assist the implementing agencies in the finalization of planned outputs in the form of reports and technical papers for publication and distribution.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeAdvanced degree (preferably Ph.D.) Environmental Engineering/Management/Studies or Environmental Economics