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City Managers/Community Development Specialist

Job Category:
Sustainable Livilihood
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
PAK/02/014 - NUPAP, UNDP
City/Location:
Gawadar
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
27 July, 2004
Last Date to apply:
07 August, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

The incumbent should have a post-graduate degree in any of the social sciences or other relevant field from a reputable university and minimum 8 years working experience with sustainable development projects of the government, international organizations and/or NGOs. Preference will be given to the candidates having 4 years job-relevant experience with International Organizations. Proven management skills, experience in development project budgets, financial reporting and experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams as well as excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability in report writing in English and Urdu are required.

Description:
 

The City Manager will be reporting to the Project Manager at central level. S/he will be responsible for the daily running of the project office. S/he will plan, implement and evaluate project activities. S/he will perform the following functions: Ensure the overall quality of the development work undertaken by the project in each city. Coordinate and supervise the work of the project at city office and represent the project in all formal meetings. Prepare, implement and follow up project work plans, including annualized targets, indicators for monitoring progress and data collection procedures. Direct and oversee all technical, financial and progress report on monthly, quarterly and annual basis to be reported to Programme Manager. Interact with donors and mobilize local funds. Arrange high-level workshops/symposia and policy dialogues. Arrange and monitor study-tours, evaluation missions and special studies to be conducted under the project. Review reports submitted by the consultants and integrate the findings in the programme activities. Oversee project procurement of equipment and vehicles, and ensure their proper maintenance, project inventory and logbooks Personnel management. Follow-up the programs advocacy strategy. Ensure timely delivery of inputs and outputs in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations Impart training program, on the basis of careful assessments of training needs and demands among the project staff and stakeholders. Develop and implement participatory monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the project.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesPost-graduate degree in any of the social sciencesMasters DegreeAny local or foreign reputable university

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesComputers Excellent  MS Word, MS Excel
YesCommunications, Language etc Excellent  The City Manager shall be well conversant with preparing and delivering presentations through various medias and at diverse forums