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National Project Manager

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Mountain Areas Conservancy Project - UNDP/IUCN
Posted On:
27 October, 2004
Last Date to apply:
09 November, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4

The ideal candidate should be a Pakistani national, preferably with education and work experience abroad and have:

at least 15 years of professional experience;
proven project management and monitoring skills and ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams of technical staff;
sensitivity to gender issues;
proven track record of implementing collaborative or community-based conservation projects, particularly in mountain areas environment; and
strong facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills, and be computer proficient.


IUCN Pakistan is currently searching for a National Project Manager who will be responsible for the overall management, co-ordination and monitoring of the implementation of MACP in close collaboration with Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). More specifically, the Project Manager will be required to, inter alia:

Mobilize all project inputs in accordance with the relevant procedures and authorize expenditures for these inputs;
Supervise and coordinate production of project outputs according to the project document(s);
Supervise the two Regional Project Managers, the Project Administrator and other staff reporting directly to the NPM;
Supervise preparation and revision of the project work plans, budgets and financial plans;
Organize and coordinate project activities according to the work plan in order to produce the outputs;
Regularly liaise with the UNDP Country Office, governments and project partners;
Timely prepare and submit financial reports, the Annual Project Report (APR) and any other required progress reports;
Report to the National Project Director on a regular basis;
Identify and resolve implementation problems with the assistance of the NPD if necessary; and
Represent the project on the Project Steering Committee.

This position will be based in Islamabad, with extensive travel to project areas in the NWFP and the Northern Areas.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeA post graduate degree in wildlife biology/conservation biology, natural resource management, social sciences or a related discipline;