ABOUT ACTED PAKISTAN:
ACTED is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Paris, founded in 1993. Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED respects a strict political and religious impartiality and operates according to principles of non-discrimination and transparency. ACTED has been present in Pakistan since 1993 and currently supports communities in Sindh, Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Azad Jammu Kashmir. ACTED Pakistan programmes range from emergency responses to recovery and rehabilitation, as well as longer-term development initiatives. ACTED strategy is to target vulnerable communities affected by natural and conflict-related disasters as well as lack of socio-economic development.
Under the supervision of Area Coordinator, the Project Manager is responsible for the Project implementation, monitoring and reporting of the “WASH, Shelter and Livelihood” project targeting communities in Baluchistan.
The positions are based in Baluchistan (Jafarabad) to support in timely implementation keeping in view standard of ACTED Program Implementation policy. The Project Manager will be responsible for capacity building of staff respectively through rigorous field monitoring, progress review meetings, training & mentoring. He/she will be responsible for project reporting, documentation and financial management/ oversight as per ACTED compliance policies and procedures. Ensure that beneficiaries are selected as per criteria and effective CRM system are in place. Maintain close coordination with local government office and other stakeholders and participate in related forums for maximum presentation of the ACTED achievements.
This is a highly important role to ensure in time implementation of the project, documentation, reporting and transparency in programmatic and financial matters.
The Project Manager shall be responsible for:
Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries
The Project Manager is responsible to ensure that we follow the principles of “Do No Harm” while interacting with the communities, they must be careful, respectful and consultative in approach. Strong attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately approached for consultation and informed about ACTED programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and related methodologies.
This is the responsibility of every ACTED staff member.
1. Programme Management
The Project Manager shall undertake, the following while managing project:
Objective 1.2: Management of Implementing partners
The Project Manager shall ensure capacity building to effectively implement project outputs and utilize the project resources efficiently. Ensure that all agreed deliverables are meet before closing of project.
Objective 1.3: Coordination
The Project Manager shall ensure that He/she regularly meets with HR, Finance, and Logistics Departments to specify/ensure that support mechanisms are responding to individual Project output. She/he shall ensure that all project stakeholders are board on project activities, achievement and challenges.
Objective 1.4: Reporting
The Project Manager shall support the education unit in overall implementation, coordination and preparation of reports to be submitted to ACTED Education Team leader, Senior Management, Donors / Authorities. He/she will be expected to provide reports covering activity implementation, achievement of objectives, successes, challenges, attempted-proposed solutions, changes suggested and or adopted, beneficiary feedback, etc.
Objective 3.3: Facilitation
The Project Manager is expected to facilitate senior management in programme implementation, stakeholder’s coordination, reporting and monitoring.
Post graduate / master’s degree in social science area with over 07 years of professional experience.
Note: “ACTED is committed to protecting beneficiaries and staff within our programs from sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA). ACTED has a Code of Conduct and organizational policies, which outline the expected behavior of all staff, consultants and other stakeholders and reminds ACTED’s zero-tolerance approach. Any candidate offered a job with ACTED will sign those documents as part of their work contract and is expected to abide by them.” “ACTED is commitment to zero tolerance to all forms of violence against children, beneficiaries and staff. ACTED is equal opportunity employers. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Final selection will be based on security clearance of the candidate.”
ACTED is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Paris. Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED operates according to principles of non-discrimination and transparency. Our mission is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future; thus contributing to the Millennium Development Goals. ACTED ‘Links Relief, Rehabilitation and Development’ to provide continued support to vulnerable communities as their needs evolve. ACTED has been present in Pakistan since 1993 with assistance ongoing presently in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Azad Jammu Kashmir. The country programme comprises of four key pillars: Pillar 1 – Humanitarian assistance – Through this component, ACTED supports the emergency and early recovery needs of communities following disasters. In recent years this has included support for communities affected by floods, earthquakes and the complex emergency; Pillar 2 – Income generation and sustainable livelihoods – ACTED has extensive experience in this sector including market-oriented vocational trainings, basic skills development, as well as on and off-farm livelihood assistance; Pillar 3 – Social cohesion and access to basic services – ACTED improves access to basic services through a range of measures including support for educational institutions, community infrastructure and local governance. Social cohesion is a key component to ensuring equitable service provision. ACTED’s interventions include the establishment of local representation bodies as well as supporting the rights of women, minorities and marginalized groups; Pillar 4 – Environmental protection and community resilience – This pillar aims to mitigate some of the effects of recurrent disasters, climate change and environmental degradation. Interventions start at a household level, such as construction of fuel efficient