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National Project Manager

Job Category:
Project Managers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
(POPs) Enabling Activity Project - UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
05 May, 2005
Last Date to apply:
16 May, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

7 to 10 years of experience in the area of environmental management. Working knowledge on POPs issues and Stockholm Convention will be desirable. NPM must have strong management skills and experience, problem-solving skills and results orientation, communication and leadership skills, and sensitivity to gender issues.

Description:
 

Description (TORs):

A National Project Manager (NPM) will be recruited for the entire implementation period of the Enabling Activity project. The NPM will be responsible for the timely implementation of project activities, establishing good working relationship with the provincial EPAs and responsible for general and financial administration, progress reporting, monitoring and the quality control of input from consultants and subcontractors providing assistance to the project. The NPM shall take steps to include POPs in environmental monitoring schemes and compile and update a database on POPs and chemical management experts in Pakistan.


SCOPE OF WORK

Reporting to National Project Director, the NPM will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

In general, operational management of  the production of project outputs  according to the project document and the procedures in the Project Cycle Operations Manual;

Selection, recruitment and supervision of project administrative support staff;

In collaboration with the UNDP Country Office, ensuring that all implementing agency letters of agreement are prepared and negotiated with any participating UN agencies;

Initiation of mobilization of all project inputs not covered by implementing agency letters of agreement in accordance with the relevant procedures in Project Cycle Operations Manual;  authorization of expenditures for these inputs;

Preparation and revision of the project work plans, budgets and financial plans;

Organization and management of project activities according to the work plan in order to produce the outputs;

Coordination and supervision of project technical personnel;

Timely preparation and submission of the Annual Project Report (APR) and any other required progress reports and assurance that reports prepared by project personnel or participants are prepared as required;

Reporting to the NPD on a regular basis.

Identification and resolution of implementation problems, with the assistance of the NPD if necessary.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMasters DegreeMasters DegreeAdvanced degree in environment related disciplines