TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) PROJECT MANAGER- Project: Improving Access, Quality and Service Delivery of the TVET sector to marginalized rural communities through innovative approaches
The aim of this project is to improve TVET Services (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) in 3 Provinces of AJK, KPK and Sindh and to link trainees from TVET courses to financial services such as micro credit which will enable them to establish a successful business.
The project will be implemented with two local partners and the role of the Programme Manager will be to oversee the work of these partners as well as line management of ACTED staff working on this project in each Province.
The successful candidate should have significant TVET experience and be able to travel extensively throughout the country for project implementation.Functions1. Programme Management - Objective 1.1: Implementation of Project Cycle Management Framework
The Project Manager will ensure that project cycle management tools, including the PMF are developed and regularly updated, together with Field Officers for all projects undertaken. He/she will ensure that project implementation is conducted within the parameters of the PMF and that this reflects the proposal objectives.
The Project Manager shall undertake regular field coordination visits to ensure that:
- Objective 1.2: Management of Project Staff
- Activities are correctly completed across the village tracts of intervention and that expected standards are met;
- Challenges to implementation are identified and addressed in a manner that takes into account beneficiary needs and expectations;
- Community / beneficiary feedback is collected and shared in programme and coordination meetings;
- Targeted indicators as stated in the Project Management Framework (PMF) and/or Logframe are met in a satisfactory manner;
The Project Manager shall be responsible for the management of project / field staff and for ensuring that all field teams are comprehensively briefed on the objective, expected output and overall implementation strategy of any given activity. The Project Coordinator shall ensure that Project / Field staff are given training and complete all the necessary documentation in line with programme requirements.- Objective 1.3: Coordination
The Project Manager shall ensure that he/she regularly meets with HR, Finance, and Logistics Departments to ensure that support mechanisms such as the BFU, Procurement plan, and recruitment are completed on time and reflect operational realities/needs. - Objective 1.4: Reporting
The Project Manager shall support the Reporting manager in the preparation of reports to be submitted to Donors / Authorities / Coordination bodies (i.e. OCHA / Internal Coordination). He/she will be expected to provide reports covering activity implementation, achievement of objectives, successes / challenges, beneficiary feedback, etc.
The Project Manager is expected to provide regular reports to the Area Coordination on the progress of the implementation of activities and on observations made during the mission and collaborate closely with the AME unit as part of monitoring and evaluation activities.