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National Project Manager (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Gender
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Gender Promotion In The Garment / Clothing Sector Through Skills Development
City/Location:
Karachi
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
24 January, 2008
Last Date to apply:
09 February, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Masters in textile management from a reputed university;

At least 10 years of relevant experience in Garment/clothing sector;

Experience of procurement/management of consultants/holding workshops and seminars;
Excellent record of reporting and management skills;

Proven record of operationalizing and managing a project M&E system;
Ability to work in a multi-stakeholder environment;

Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Experience of working with NGOs and Government is an added advantage.

Description:
 

Background:

The project ‘Gender Promotion In The Garment / Clothing Sector Through Skills Development’ aims
“To reduce poverty and empower female garment workers through skills development and private sector partnerships”.

The project goal is designed to be achieved through implementation of three interrelated project outputs. These objectives cover the areas of accessible training units, dissemination of best practices in garment training, capacity building of institutions to enable them support gender mainstreaming and sustainability of the overall agenda.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Support the NPD in the implementation of the project;

Act as focal person on behalf of the UNDP during implementation of the project besides coordinating with short term consultants as and when on board;

Liaise and facilitate NPD and implementing partners in the provinces in the arrangements and conduct of the project activities;

Ensure that the project work plan is approved and implement all activities as envisaged in the project document;

Keep track and maintain accounts of the project funds in line with the relevant guidelines of UNDP;

Prepare and submit regular periodic reports regarding progress of implementation to UNDP and NPD;

Ensure that a proper monitoring system is in place with regular reporting and control system in place;

Coordinate and facilitate the conduct of project evaluation; and

Conduct all recruitments, in coordination with UNDP and NPD;

Prepare annual management unit support work-plan and budget.

Facilitate the convening of Project Steering Committee meeting

Assist project implementation in close collaboration with the UNDP, to ensure conformity and coherence with project outputs and compliance with PCOM procedures. For example facilitate recruitment, subcontracting, procurement processes to expedite project delivery.

Facilitate timely budget revisions to ensure effective delivery

Perform any other related task as required from time to time by UNDP and NPD.

Qualified Women are particularly encouraged to apply.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesM. ScMasters DegreeMasters degree Textile Management