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National Manager -Sociology (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Social Mobilization
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Mass Awareness on Water Conservation and Development project
Posted On:
08 August, 2007
Last Date to apply:
28 August, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

Significant experience (7 years) in programme/ project development, management, monitoring and evaluation is required, especially, dealing with social mobilization and community development in areas relating to environment / water on conservation and development. 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 report writing skills.


Government of Pakistan with support from UNDP is implementing the Mass Awareness for Water Conservation and Development (MAWCD) project. The NM (S) 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 training and mobilization of social masses besides management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation activities..

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 analyse all relevant information relating to various civil societies organisation / NGOs generally but more particularly dealing with issues on natural resources conservation and development.
In consultation with all stakeholders develop a social mobilization approach, which could be used in mass awareness programme.
Prepare a database of all projects / programmes running in water sector where social mobilization is a key component. Develop linkages with CSOs / NGOs to intensify thrust of the project.
Organize workshops / training sessions as required
Coordinate and liaise with other members in the PMU on preparation of work plans, budgets, overall implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.
Preparation of TORs for national consultants / civil societies, as well as evaluation of prospective candidates / organizations.
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.
In developing and implementing social mobilization use participatory approaches to reflect problems and perceptions of the different categories of water users

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should hold a Master’s degree in Sociology or any closely related social sciences.