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Provincial Training Associates

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP-Support to National Elections in Pakistan
Based in Islamabad and traveling to provinces
Posted On:
27 April, 2008
Last Date to apply:
06 May, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Experience in the preparation of training manuals, management experience in the design & implementation of large scale cascade training programmes in dispersed geographic environments.

The candidates should have at least 5 years of relevant experience. He/She should have the capacity to manage large scale roll outs. The candidate should have a good understanding of designing and implementation of training programs, institutional development, project planning, management and monitoring. He/she should have excellent communication skills, fluency in English and Urdu and well conversant with the use of computer.


After successful completion of the Project “Support to National Elections in Pakistan”, The Election Commission of Pakistan and several donors expressed a strong interest in continued support to electoral assistance and reforms. The project is being implemented in close collaboration with ECP and will promote strategic partnership between ECP & CSOs for strengthening electoral processes in Pakistan. The intended outcome of the project is legal and institutional frameworks that enable free, fair, transparent and credible elections at all levels in place.

Job Descriptions:
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to carry out the following specific tasks to achieve all the project objectives:

Provides overall coordination and communications between Project, Provincial Election Commissioner (PEC), Deputy Election Commissioner (DEC) and Assistant Election Commissioner (AEC) in their respective provinces;

Provides coordination and facilitation to the PEC at province level for preparation of training plans for LG Elections 2009 in their assigned province;

Ensure effective implementation of defined strategic goals for institutionalization of the Training programmes;

Explore and evaluate need assessment for electoral reform for LG Elections 2009 and for IT operations support within ECP;

Coordinate with outsourced organizations for conduct of TOTs for training of polling personnel in concerned province as required;

Planning and executing the TOTs for ECP staff and refresher courses for the existing Master Trainers;

Assist ECP in planning and executing the training of Polling Agents for LG Elections 2009;

Prepare and execute workshops / Training sessions in their respective provinces;

Identifying special issues related to her/his component for research and analysis for drawing lessons for replication and sustainability of the systems that have been put in place;

Assist in ensuring the gradual transfer of the responsibilities to ECP that the project staff is undertaking to ensure the sustainability of project activities;

Any other task assigned by the PM.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Secondary School Certificate Matriculation / O levels University Degree in any discipline recognized by HEC is desirable.