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Programme Coordinator

Job Category:
CPRU
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Sustainable Development through Peace building, Governance and Economic Recovery in NWFP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
03 November, 2009
Last Date to apply:
16 November, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in planning, design and implementation of development projects at regional and community levels including relevant experience in multisectoral area based development programmes. Proven ability to design and facilitate multi-faceted development interventions. Strong technical knowledge of issues involved in peace building and conflict prevention. Analytical judgment and management skills; results-orientation and efficiency in a multi-tasking environment; Excellent networking and partnering skills with a demonstrated successful resource mobilisation record; Capacity to perform effectively under pressure and hardship conditions; Ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner. Experience of working in NWFP and FATA and knowledge of UN/UNDP policies and programming frameworks will be considered an advantage.

Description:
 

Directly reporting to the UNDP Assistant Resident Representative or designate, and in close coordination with PaRRSA, UN Agencies and NGOs working in the area. The key responsibilities of the Programme Coordinator include:
 
Coordination Support and Oversight:
·        Provide strategic coordination support to the Provincial Programme Manager and all partners (PaRRSA, Participating UN agencies, EAD, Government of NWFP as well as partner NGOs) through information provision, meetings as appropriate.
·        Identify areas for building synergies between partners, highlight duplication of effort, while actively building productive relations with programme stakeholders.
·        Maintain liaison with the other Programme Units of UNDP to ensure consistency between the interventions under Governance, Poverty Reduction, Gender, Environment and Social Cohesion.
·        Harmonize programme interventions with those of other donors/international organizations in pursuit of effective and efficient implementation. 
·        Support UNDP management in resource mobilization efforts for the 3-year programme. Act as a liaison with national partners, implementation partners, UNDP and other donors.
·        Effectively apply RBM tools for achievement of results of the programme in coordination with the Strategic Management Unit of UNDP.
·        Represent UNDP at the Early Recovery Cluster.
 
Advisory and Technical:
·        Provide advisory services to Government counterparts and especially PaRRSA for effective implementation of programme activities.
·        Provide technical backstopping to all programme components and ensure that activities are on track and in accordance with the Annual Work Plan.
·        The PC will coordinate with UNDP Operations Division for procurement, contracting and financial management related to the project such as preparation TORs for sub-contracts, procurement documents etc.
 
Assurance and Reporting:
·        Consolidate the work plan and progress reports from the Provincial and District Offices for wider circulation.
·        Ensure progress and financial reporting is meeting the timelines requested by donors and others for the programme.
·        Undertake field visits for onsite verification of work and ensuring required standards; Supervise team of project staff and provide guidance and oversight to field operations/activities.

·        Provide complete support to evaluation or monitoring missions by the UN agencies or the donors.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMasters Degree in Social Sciences or related FieldMasters Degree