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1.   MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Quality assurance of peacebuilding projects through monitoring and follow-up on project implementation plans including media monitoring and coordination of advocacy initiatives
  • Capacity building of implementing partners on project management and peacebuilding
  • Project management support in online financial management Maconomy Portal
  • Provide strategic advice on programme innovation to further enhance profile of organization’s peacebuilding programme in Pakistan.
  • Provide technical advice to Programme Manager in programme planning, implementation, quality assurance, programme/project budget management, partners’ management and evaluations in line with organization’s country and global policies/strategic plans
  • Develop new programme concepts in coordination with Programme Coordinator to secure cooperation and support from external funding partners.
  • Strengthen coordination among partners and bridge communication gap between partners and organizational management

2.   MAIN TASKS

  • Assist in development and implementation of peacebuilding strategy
  • Strengthen networking and coordination with relevant local structures, CSOs, INGOs and Government Departments involved in peacebuilding interventions, including relationship building with religious leaders of diverse faiths
  • Contribute in fundraising through preparation of quality applications/proposals, reports for submission to international funding partners and head office.
  • Assess and review new partner proposals and finalize partner agreements
  • Facilitate local partners in conducting needs assessment/baseline and implementation of planned peacebuilding project interventions and measure its effectiveness and relevance in target communities in accordance with country strategic results framework
  • Contribute in identification of areas and strategies for needed modifications in existing project plans to improve partners’ performance.
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation in peacebuilding project interventions and capacity building trainings for partners’ staff in peacebuilding and  conflict sensitivity
  • Contribute in documenting best practices, results and lessons learnt from different projects.
  • Conduct monitoring of peacebuilding projects through frequent field visits to assess the progress of partner projects and provide needed technical support and advice to partners.
  • Support partners in coordinating project-specific advocacy and media initiatives, facilitating the development of joint advocacy and media strategies as need be
  • Prepare periodic reporting on media interventions by peacebuilding partners, including documentation of statistics (on viewership, "likes" in FB, retweets, etc.) and a qualitative analysis of both discourses and public reactions.
  • Engage on advocacy components of peacebuilding projects that may include capacity building support to local partners
  • Learn and use online financial and budget management system i.e. Maconomy for creation of PIDs, allocations, budgeting and transfer of funds to partners
  • Maintain programme filing system and keep the record of the important documentation and communications and upload important documentation on online document archiving system.
  • In close cooperation with the Programme Coordinator and Finance Officer, prepare and submit progress and financial reports according to deadlines and reporting formats provided by back-donors

3.   Qualifications & Experience Required
(Project-, team-, workgroup-leadership/coordination, facilitation, monitoring, relation building etc.)

  • Masters’ degree preferably in Peace studies or social sciences
  • Minimum 8 eight years’ experience of   in  peacebuilding, human rights or other related fields
  • Solid peacebuilding experience and training in conflict transformation and conflict sensitivity.
  • Good understanding of local conflict context, culture, vulnerable groups, and underlying socio-politico-economic situation
  • Experience of developing program strategy, project proposal, and reports
  • Good knowledge of different religions and faith community structures
  • Preferable skills and experience related to working with UN Resolution 1325
  • Good understanding of media and strong linkages with media houses
  • Expertise in documentation of statistics print electronic and social media
  • Knowledge and experience of advocacy campaign on social issues.
  • Experience of developing gender and peacebuilding considerations into M&E processes
  • Ability to relate to and work with senior leaders of all faith communities
  • Physical ability to conduct regular field visits, reporting and project follow up work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to define priorities
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Urdu and other local languages would be an advantage
  • Willing to work in a team in the Department
  • Comply with organizational Security routines, regulations and SOPs.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor or management.
  • Changes in this job description will take place after discussions between employer and employee, and as a part of the annual PDR follow-up.

4.   Duration of Job:

  • 1 year with possible renewable extension

5.   Feild Travel:

  • Islamabad based job with upto 40% travel to the field

We are an equal opportunity employer. Dynamic and energetic women and people belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply. Only candidates with relevant experience and qualification should apply.





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