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Field Operations Team Manager

Job Category:
Governance
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Support to DTCE (PAK/02/009/NEX)
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
19 July, 2004
Last Date to apply:
30 July, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 5-10 years experience management and/or field operations, with expertise in two or more of the following fields financial management, personnel management, public and donor relations, and information and evaluation systems, as well as in the motivation of work teams, preferably with experience in the management of civil society organizations; Possess leadership and problem-solving skills; Strong management vision and skills; Strong knowledge of governance issues in Pakistan, particularly pertaining to the current national reconstruction process in general and devolution in particular; Have a strong commitment to community participation and empowerment. Have sensitivity to gender issues; Have a wide network/linkage with different development institutions in the country; Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from different cultures/ backgrounds.

Description:
 

Manger FOT will be the team leader for one of the six field operational teams with standardized configurations. The Field Operations Teams will develop and test DTCE systems in real applications, directly undertake some awareness campaigns, contract out DTCE campaigns at the local level, mentor and undertake field training of organizations contracted to undertake DTCE work, evaluate the work of contractees upon request, and troubleshoot situations on instructions from the CEO and the Director of Community and Local Government Relations. The FOTs will keep DTCE in touch with the ground reality of DTCE operations, community participation, and the devolution process. 80% time of the Manager, Field Operations Team will be spent in the field areas. Manager FOT shall work under the immediate supervision of the Office of the CEO & DTCE management team and coordinate closely with the Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) team who will distribute the work load for the six field operations teams. 1. To participate in systems design and subsequent modifications in direct ,coordination with headquarters functional work teams, under the over-all supervision of the CEO. 2. To develop a field operation plan first for the selected districts/tehsils and then its country wide replication, in direct coordination with headquarters functional work team under the over all supervision of the CEO. 3. To organize and conduct orientation meetings at Tehsil level and initiate all post orientation follow-up actions in collaboration with stakeholders. Also responsible for logistical management of the orientation meetings and other field based operations. 4. To identify national and regional level civil society organization working for the similar cause in consultation with the C&LGR. 5. To participate in the annual integrated planning and budgeting process, including mid-term and final substantive and financial reports, in direct coordination with the PMU. 6. To directly undertake provincial awareness campaigns with line departments and district Nazims, in direct coordination with the provincial government, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions in order to maintain an overview of all DTCE relations and actions from headquarters and all FOTs. 7. To directly undertake district awareness campaigns with line offices and tehsil Nazims, in direct coordination with the Zila Nazim and Naib Zila Nazim, as well as through the local media and direct communications in accordance with local customs, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 8. To contract tehsil awareness campaigns with tehsil municipal administrations and union Nazims, in direct coordination with the tehsil Nazim and Naib tehsil Nazim, as well as through the local media and direct communications in accordance with local customs, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 9. To contract union awareness campaigns with the union administration, union councils, village or neighborhood leader, and local civil society leaders, in direct coordination with the union Nazim and Naib union Nazims, as well as through the local media and direct communications in accordance with local customs, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 10. To contract ground assessment systems of the capacity of stakeholders and local administrations, as well as assess the essential action capacity of a given locality, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 11. To contract the promotion of community organization, participation, and capacity building through CCBs at the union level in a. given jurisdiction (district, tehsil, set of unions, or single union), informing community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 12. To contract the promotion of the application of the bottom-up planning process through the identification, formulation, prioritization, and financing of community development projects in a given jurisdiction (mayor may not be same contract as point 8 depending on maturation of. organization and participation process), informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 13. To contract, in collaboration with PMU, external financial control evaluators, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 14. To contract, under the direct supervision of IME, information, monitoring, evaluation, and eligibility assessment services, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 15. To identify, evaluate, and select civil society entities and individuals eligible for contracting, in coordination with headquarters functional work teams, C&LGR in all cases and PMU and IME in accordance with the content of the programme. 16. To assist in the development of withdrawal strategy and handover the responsibilities to the local stakeholders (CSO or association) for onwards implementation. 17. To undertake the follow-up visits to see the system working without the DTCE proactive support. 18. To authorize the disbursement of DTCE funds by PMU upon confirmation of compliance with contractual terms by contractees, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 19. To authorize the disbursement of DTCE seed funds by PMU for projects presented by CCBs and approved by local governments, with requisite cost- sharing financing in place, in accordance with DTCE systems, rules, and regulations, informing Community and Local Government Relations (C&LGR) of all actions. 20. To advise the CEO on operating systems effectiveness and proposals for modifications, as well as on the operational situation in different localities. Candidates are required to apply online only.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 MastersMasters Degree Masters degree holder in Public Administration, Management, Social Work, Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations or other related fields with knowledge of information Technology;

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesCommunication Excellent  Be a computer literate with excellent communication skills in English, Urdu and working knowledge of local languages. Preference will be given to those candidates having high quality professional excellence and capable to perform as an effective team member, possessing skills in facilitation, presentation and writing of reports.