General Position Summary

The overall job responsibility of the Project Assistant is to assist the Regional Coordinator in project activities at the district level. The incumbent will provide operational, logistic and monitoring support to the Regional Coordinator in the effective management and implementation of project activities of the Mercy Corps Project Implementation Unit (MC PIU) under the NFM III Grant.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to maintain coordination and communication with the field teams for operational/logistic support for the Regional Coordinator
  • Responsible for timely collection, compilation and maintaining a chronological record of the PPM data, minutes of meetings, and financial and programmatic records from the field teams of project districts
  • Responsible for assisting the Regional Coordinator in field supervision and monitoring of PPM activities and maintaining a log of monitoring visits and reports
  • Coordinate with HR Assistant for team work agreements, monthly time sheets and log sheets.
  • Assist Regional Coordinators in the liquidation of monthly advances issued for various activities to concerned field/districts teams.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly expense reports in coordination with the field teams for onward submission to the finance officer in consultation with the regional coordinator
  • Responsible for maintaining programmatic data of all project activities in consultation with the regional coordinator
  • Conduct him/herself professionally and personally in such a manner so as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and in no way jeopardize its humanitarian efforts.
  • Always adhere to Mercy Corps policies and procedures including security and safety protocols and SOPs.
  • Any other task or responsibility as assigned by the Regional Coordinator

Supervisory Responsibility



Reports Directly To: Regional Coordinator – MC-PIU  

Knowledge and Experience

  • Graduate, preferably in commerce or any other relevant field.
  • At least one to two years of relevant work experience preferably in the social or development sectors.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in MS Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English, Urdu and (local languages will be a plus).

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason.  

We are an equal-opportunity employer and Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
PIU Lahore
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Graduate, preferably in commerce or any other relevant field.
Career Level:
Entry Level
Minimum Experience:
1 Year (At least one to two years of relevant work experience preferably in the social or development sectors.)
Apply Before:
Mar 23, 2023
Posting Date:
Mar 16, 2023

Mercy Corps

N.G.O./Social Services · 51-100 employees - Lahore

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has operated in Pakistan since 1986. Mercy Corps’ work in Pakistan originated from its support to Afghan refugee communities, focused on providing access to water, health improvement and vocational training for the refugee community in Balochistan Province. In recent years, Mercy Corps has expanded both sectorally and geographically throughout the country, and is now one of the lead agencies providing health services especially tuberculosis control and maternal, neonatal and child health. It has been a major player in all emergency relief efforts in the country, responding to the earthquake of 2005 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; flooding and earthquake in Baluchistan in 2007 and 2008; and to the Sindh floods of 2010 and 2011. In addition to public health and emergency response, Mercy Corps currently implements programming in the sectors of youth engagement, water/ sanitation, and economic development.

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