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.