Project Manager

Date of Posting:  March 25, 2019

Reports to: Head of Organization

Contractual Terms: Full-time Basis Employee

Project: Citizens’ Education and Mobilization for Women’s Voter Registration and Participation in Electoral Processes.

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Last Date for Application Submission:  Mar 25, 2019

Status : Closed

Terms of Reference Project Manager (PM)
  1. Project Design, Coordination and Implementation:
  • Act as a Full time focal person for all project activities and correspondence related to the respective grant cycle.
  • Ensure prompt correspondence over phone and email with CVP focal person during business hours.
  • Manage the implementation of all activities and initiatives related women NIC and voter registration to ensure timely and effective results.
  • Ensure all activity reports and deliverables are timely, complete adhere to the defined quality standards and are submitted at designated online system promptly.
  • Ensure hiring/recommendation of high quality and qualified candidates for Social Mobilizers, Data Entry Operators (DEOs) and Volunteers.
  • The Statement of Work (SOW) will be elaborated in trainings provided by TDEA. PM will be responsible for implementation of activities as per these elaborations.

2. Management and Supervision:

  • Of Social Mobilizers, Data Entry Operators (DEOs) and Volunteers including review and approval of their deliverables.
  • Ensure that detailed work plans are being implemented by his/her team and any changes are promptly notified to TDEA for approval.
  • Prepare the Weekly Chronicle, Event Calendar and Monthly Progress Reports and other reports as required under SOW, and timely submit it to TDEA after approval of the Head of Partner Organization.
  • Facilitate and conduct orientation and time to time capacity building activities for the project team.

3. Financial Management:

  • Manage budgets, expenditures and expenditure projections related to the assigned project.
  • Manage the effective implementation of the work plan as per the available budget.

4. Capacity Building:

  • Ensure performance standards as delineated by TDEA are met for all team members in designated districts/constituencies.
  • Provide logistical support for women transportation to NADRA centers and Public events on Voter registration theme as required by TDEA.

5. Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Conduct regular visits to the assigned districts/constituencies to monitor project activities.
  • Advise the staff on areas of program strengthening and guide staff about remedial actions in a timely manner.

6. General

  • Responsible for timely implementation of any changes in TDEA designed methodology.
  • Support TDEA with other requests for information and logistical requirements.
Desired Qualifications
  • Not a known supporter, worker or office bearer of any political party. Must not be a part of election campaign of any candidate.
  • Preferably have experience in managing (or at least working) with a NIC and Voter registration project.
  • Familiarity with code of conduct and procedural requirements of NADRA.
  • Pakistani national, fluent in written and spoken English, Urdu and Pashtu.
  • Understanding of local languages, Knowledge of geographical area and cultural values would be preferable.
  • Master’s Degree in any related discipline.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in project management, social mobilization, research and advocacy.
  • Experience in preparing budgets for small and large scale projects and managing a diverse team of personnel.
  • Proficiency in use of computers, including online applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and excellent typing skills in English.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in writing donor reports.

Candidate fulfilling the above credentials may send their CVs at or at CGPA office Peshawar not later than 31st March 2019. Application should indicate position applied for in the subject of the email. Only shortlisted Candidates will be called for interview. CGPA provides equal opportunity to all qualified female and male.