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National Project Manager (NIM SC)

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
NATCAP-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
06 December, 2009
Last Date to apply:
19 December, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Description:
 

Background

NATCAP aims at developing EAD’s capacity for development, implementation and monitoring of UNDP Country Programme. It will enhance and supplement EAD’s capacity to facilitate One UN Reforms and play an effective role in aid coordination and management in line with Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. The project provides an added initiative to identify and pilot creative and innovative interventions in emerging areas of UNDP CP.


Duties and Responsibilities

 

 Under the overall direction of the Project Review Board (PRB) and reporting to the National Project Director (NPD), the National Project Manager (NPM) would be responsible for the following tasks.

Manage assistance to the project administratively, financially, logistically, professionally and technically according to standard PCOM regulations;

  • Prepare AWP, seek PRB approval, manage implementation of AWP and prepare required reports for submission to PRB and UNDP;

  • Identify pilot initiatives under output 5, draft relevant terms of reference and Memorandum of Understanding with project counterparts. In this regard review, screen and submit the proposals for PRB approval and also monitor the implementing of the MOU.

  • Engage and network with stakeholders and partners to produce project outputs in a participatory manner;

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

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

  • Hiring and Coordinating with consultants. In this regards prepare detailed Terms of Reference for recruiting consultants as well as develop Request for Proposals for professional and contractual services;

  • Organize PRB meetings and prepare required documentation for the PRB.

  • Assign responsibilities and deliverables to project staff in consultation with NPD and monitor progress to ensure timely submission of project deliverables.

     

Experience:

The candidate should possess a Masters degree in Management, Social Sciences or related discipline, with over 10 years of relevant project management and implementation experience. Demonstrated experience in applying Results Based Management tools in managing complex donor funded projects or the projects under the National/Provincial Governments would be essential.
The candidate should have strong negotiation, communication and writing skills


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreePakistanMasters degree in Management, Social Sciences or related discipline The candidate should have strong negotiation, communication and writing skills.