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Scope of Work/Description

ACTED is supporting out of school boys and girls to enter into non-formal based education – through an accelerated learning programme and literacy/numeracy teaching. underpinning this is intensive community mobilisation, teacher training as well as TVET components. acted’s programming aims to improve learning, transition and sustainability outcomes – by increasing attendance, improving quality of learning, promoting retention, empowerment and acceptance

Responsibilities 1. Project Implementation Follow-up

1.1. Project Planning

a) Ensure timely organization of project kick-off and close-out meeting at Sindh level

b) Ensure that the project has at all times an updated implementation strategy and work plan

c) Together with Consortium Coordinators at Islamabad level, plan the various stages of project implementation and set direction by prioritizing and organizing activities and resources to achieve project objectives

1.2. Project Implementation Follow-up

a) Oversee the implementation of the project at Sindh level ensuring that technical requirements and quality standards are considered and respected during project implementation

b) Anticipate and mitigate risks and implementation delays and trouble shooting and eliminating blocking points

c) Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a timely completion of project through review of PMFs, BFUs and project reports

d) Ensure that contractual obligations are met in terms of project deliverables

1.3. Project Quality Control

a) Ensure the application of a practical field based M&E system/plan

b) Conduct frequent field visits to project sites to assess activities and ensure efficient use of resources

c) Adapt activities according to monitoring and evaluation findings

d) Together with the AMEU team, ensure capitalisation of best practices and lessons learnt for projects in the area of operations

1.4. External Relations

a) Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with local authorities and obtain required authorizations and buy-in for ACTED’s activities

b) Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project implementation

c) Ensure that at all times contact with beneficiaries is conducted in a sensitive and respectful manner

 

2. Administrative and Operational Management of Project Implementation

2.1. Finance

a) Review the project BFU(s) to avoid under/over spending

b) Ensure accurate budget forecasting and expense planning

2.2. Logistics

a) Contribute to the development of project procurement plans

b) Contribute to quality checks and procurement committees to finalise suppliers’ selection according to applicable scenario

c) Ensure timely procurement and adherence to rules of origin and nationality

2.3. Administration/HR

a) Participate in the transparent and timely recruitment of project staff (developing organograms, ToRs, elaborating recruitment tests)

b) Ensure regular performance appraisal and career management of project team

c) Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics

d) Manage interpersonal conflicts

e) Ensure capacity building among project staff

2.4. Transparency/Compliance

a) Ensure project records and documents (FLAT files, beneficiary lists, donation certificates, attendance sheets etc.) are adequately prepared, compiled and filed according to ACTED procedures

b) Ensure staff awareness and respect of ACTED’s code of conduct and FLATS procedures

2.5. Security

a) Together with the Security focal points, assess risks in the areas of project implementation and develop context specific MOSS and SOPs

b) Ensure that project teams are aware of security threats and follow ACTED security policies, MOSS and SOPs accordingly

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Contract
Department:
Islamabad
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelor (14 Years)
Degree Title:
Degree in social sciences preferably education or development studies.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
4 Years (Experience in a managerial position and demonstrated capacity in education projects management in a donor funded education project .)
Apply Before:
Jun 17, 2018
Posting Date:
Jun 06, 2018
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