Social Organizers

Date of Posting: December 12, 2014

Duration: 1 year, with possibility of Extension

Number of Positions Vacant: Total 2 (1 male – 1 female)

Supervisor: Project Manager

Location: District Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Monthly Gross Salary: Rs. 35,000

Please share your CV and application on

Last Date for Application Submission:  Dec 25, 2014

Status : Closed

About CGPA

Center for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA) is not for profit, non-governmental, civil society organization working for promotion of public accountability and good governance. CGPA was established in 2011 and registered on January 2012 under Societies Registration Act, 1860. CGPA works in seven thematic areas

a) Open Governance and Right to Information,

b) Devolution and Decentralization,

c) Budgets watch and Social Accountability,

d) Parliament Watch,

e) Rule of Law and Access to Justice,

f) Mainstreaming Tribal Areas in Pakistan

g) Promotion of Peace and Pluralism.

General Scope of Work

The field team will be responsible for carrying out field work under the project titled ‘Community Social Audit of Water and Sanitation Sector in Mardan District’. The Social Organizers will be responsible for liaising with, district public health and engineering department, tehsil municipal administrations TMAs, civil society leaders, religious scholars, district finance department and media journalists to improve social accountability in water and sanitation sector in Mardan district. They will carry out field related project activities as prescribed in the Project Implementation Process and Project Implementation Guidelines. He /She will act as ambassadors for CGPA and uphold ethical values prescribed by CGPA.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Effective Coordination with public health and engineering department, tehsil municipal administrations TMAs, Community members, District Finance Office, religious leaders, CSOs and Journalists etc.
  • Carrying out project activities, in field like mapping community groups, organizing training sessions, mobilizing community members to carryout out social audit process, and holding interface meetings.
  • Providing support head office team wherever required in implementation of project activities
  • Ensuring the compliance of all project related guidelines by the team in their respective fields of action
  • Understanding of social accountability and community social audit tools, how to access information using KP RTI law, budgets analysis, interface meetings, surveys techniques.
  • Ensuring that all project activities are being done in timely fashion and necessary information is being collected and updated properly
  • Conducting Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) in community
  • Rapport building with stakeholders in terms of formal and informal liaison with important stakeholders e.g. District Government, District Education Department, District Finance Department and local notables/NGOs
  • Data collection and reporting
Professional Requirements
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant experience in development sector
  • Experience of working with NGOs/INGOs on development projects. Past experience on governance related projects will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability of implementing/coordinating projects/programs for district-level development projects
  • Knowledge/experience of implementing effective project management plans
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills are a must
  • Ability to meet targets within tight deadlines
  • Good team player
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills r
  • Sound judgment, flexibility, adaptability and cultural sensitivity
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Carrying out any other special assignment given by the Executive Director and Project Manager within the field of his/her competence
Qualification Requirements

Master’s in Social Sciences or related discipline from a recognized university

How to Apply
  • Please send your detailed CV along with covering letter to before Dec.25.2014. Please mention the title of the post in subject line of email.
  • Please do not attach any other document at this stage. If required, these documents will be asked at later stage.
  • Please do not attach your picture with CV. CGPA discourages all practices that can lead to bias during selection process.
  • CGPA has a policy of not sharing the data of applicants with any other agency.
Special Note
  • CGPA is a non-smoking area. Smoking is not allowed in covered areas of CGPA offices, inside CGPA official vehicles, during the proceedings of any seminars, conferences or meeting conducted by CGPA or where any employee is representing CGPA.
  • CGPA has a zero-tolerance policy towards financial corruption, moral turpitude and sexual harassment.
  • CGPA has a non-discrimination policy on basis of race, language, color, and religion.
  • CGPA has a policy of positive discrimination for female applicants until a suitable balance is obtained in male-female staff ratio.
  • CGPA has a policy to disqualify the applicants who try to influence shortlisting/interview committee during the process of recruitment.