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Regional Project Manager (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
5
Agency / Project:
Mass Awareness on Water Conservation and Development project
City/Location:
Lahore/Karachi/Peshawar/Quetta/Gilgit
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
08 August, 2007
Last Date to apply:
28 August, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Significant experience (7 years) in programme/ project development, management, monitoring and evaluation is required, especially, dealing with environment generally but water sector particularly in areas of conservation and development. A good understanding of issues involved in poverty reduction within the context of Pakistan is essential. Prior experience with capacity- and institution-building programmes/projects will be highly desirable. Familiarity with the working of electronic and print media and its effective use for mass awareness programme would also be highly desirable. Familiarity with UNDP rules with respect to national execution (NEX) modality will be an added advantage. Should be fluent in English with excellent report writing skills.

Description:
 

Description (TORs):
 
Government of Pakistan with support from UNDP is implementing the Mass Awareness for Water Conservation and Development (MAWCD) project. The Regional Project Manager will serve as one of the core staff member of Provincial PMU to provide technical support and assistance to the National Project Manager (NPM) in all aspects of the project i.e. from programming to management, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation.
 
SCOPE OF WORK

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the NPM and in collaboration with the staff of PPMU to carry out the following specific tasks:
 
Lead and manage the PPMU, applying administrative and technical procedures as required by PCRWR and UNDP.
Implement all tasks planned for the Province. Coordinate with all participating departments/organizations and civil society organizations for successful implementation of the project.
Ensure that decisions taken by PSC and PCC are implemented as stipulated.
Coordinate the technical activities of all project components.
Prepare and update work plans and budgets on regular basis in close coordination with PMU.
Maintain the records of all financial transactions made under the provincial programme.
Coordinate with all relevant parties in monitoring the progress of activities planned under the project for the province.
Develop good working relationship within media circles for mass awareness programme.
Preparation of TORs for national and international consultants, as well as evaluation of prospective candidates.
Preparation of TORs for sub-contracts and evaluation of tender documents. Assume lead role in monitoring the execution of sub-contracts.
Coordinate and supervise the technical activities of national and international consultants to secure the outputs planned under the project.
Liaise with NGOs/ civil societies organizations to promote understanding and effective project implementation.
Preparation of APR and reporting progress of the provincial programme.
Act as a liaison with the PMU, national implementing agencies, UNDP and other donors providing financial support to the project.
Establish effective reporting systems between the PPMU and PMUs.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should hold a Master’s degree in Water Resources/Environmental Management or Sciences/ Natural Resources Management/ or any other closely related field.