Since 2013, Operation Smile provides reconstructive surgery services to acid burn survivors twice a year through a partner hospital in Islamabad. Intentional and criminal acid burns (vitriol or sulfuric acid) are, in this part of the world, relatively frequent and responsible for extremely serious mutilations. It is an honour crime that tends to mutilate a woman or girl whose behaviour is not in line (real or perceived) with the norms of the society in which she lives. It is most often committed by the victim's husband or family-in-law.
General Objectives of the position:
PMOS is responsible for managing all aspects of Operation Smile. It includes planning and coordinating as well as managing implementing partners (IP) to ensure smooth implementation of project activities in adherence to logistic, human resources, administration and security procedures, as well as donors’ requirements.
To map and carry out all related activities to identify implementing partners preferably working on violence prevention thematic particularly survivors of acid burn, for the implementation of the Operation Smile project.
To develop partnerships for the identification of beneficiaries but also for a holistic approach, including complete support of patients (psychosocial support, social reintegration, professional etc.)
To establish and maintain coordination with relevant local and provincial authorities necessary for the timely implementation of the project activities.
The PMOS being project responsible to supervise, monitor and provide require support required to carry out all components of OS:
a. Ensuring Programs/Projects’ implementation as per agreed ToRs of the project
b. Act as interface between coordination and IP
c. Representation and Networking
d. Communication & Reporting
e. Identify, support and contribute to project development
f. Plan and manage all financial matters related to the project
Specific Duties & Role:
Maintain agile coordination with IP and provide necessary support and guidance as well as maintain vigilance, oversight, and due diligence.
Responsible for project planning, through the design and implementation of the necessary programming tools allowing sufficient and timely anticipation for the smooth implementation of operations (action plan, timeline, moni-tool, procurement plan, etc).
Responsible to ensure that all procedures (program, logistics, security, HR, and administration etc.) and donor regulations applicable and respected by the IPs.
Coordination, Representation & Networking
Finance & Budgeting
Communication & Reporting
Other than the business:
Background of the candidate's
Sex: Male/Female National:
Pakistani Management Experience: Yes
Travel: as per need with the possibility of extensive field travel
Hierarchical Reference: Head of Mission
Functional Reference: HODs of Admin, Logistics, HR and Medical
Job Location: Islamabad – Pakistan
Relocation: Possible within Punjab province
Languages: English & Urdu – Fluent, Regional languages – Asset
Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.
Note: Only individuals who meet the above-listed requirements are invited to apply for the above-mentioned position.