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National Manager - Mass Media (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Media
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Mass Awareness on Water Conservation and Development project
City/Location:
Islamabad
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 issues on environment and water resources. A good understanding of issues involved in poverty and how best it can be tackled within the context of Pakistan is essential. Prior experience with capacity / institutions building programmes / projects will be highly desirable. Familiarity with UNDP rules with respect to national execution modality will be an added advantage. Should be fluent in English with excellent reporting 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 NM (Mass Media) will serve as one of the core staff member of PMU to provide technical support and assistance to the National Project Manager (NPM) in all aspects of the project particularly in areas of expertise i.e. from programming to management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation.
 
SCOPE OF WORK

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the NPM and in collaboration with the staff of PMU carry out the following specific tasks:
Compile and analyze the methodologies used for information dissemination and propagation on water resources of Pakistan by electronic and print media in areas of conservation and development.
In consultation with fellow professionals in other organizations / agencies and the PMU, develop a media policy which could be used for mass awareness programme of the project.
Maintain appropriate liaison with electronic and print media and ensure that the project philosophy and thrust on mass awareness is being properly understood and well received by media.
Organize periodic meetings / briefings for politicians, parliamentarians, ministers, bureaucrats, donors, civil societies organizations to highlight the issues in water resource availability and how the project is contributing in creating awareness among the general public.
Coordinate and liaise with other members in the PMU on preparation of work plans, budgets, overall implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.
Prepare materials for advocacy
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. Coordinate and supervise the technical activities of national and international consultants to secure the outputs planned under the project.
Prepare periodic progress reports on the area of responsibility.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should hold a Master’s degree in mass communication/journalism/media or any closely related field.