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PROJECT MANAGER

Job Category:
Community, Social Services, and Nonprofit
Career Level:
Management (Manager/Director)
Job Type:
Contractual
Age Preference
32
Positions:
1
Company Name:
Aga Khan Rural Support Programme
City/Location:
Gilgit
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
30 June, 2013
Last Date to apply:
07 July, 2013
Experience in years
10
Description:
 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is an institution of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982, AKRSP has been working in Federally Administered Gilgit Baltistan and district Chitral of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa in the field of integrated rural development with the mission to promote inclusive human development and eradicate extreme poverty.

AKRSP has recently received funding from European Commission for launching a 28 months project titled Developing a Sustainable Value Chain for Gems and Jewellery Sector in Northern Pakistan. In order to implement the project we are looking for some suitable candidates to fill in the vacant positions. In this regard applications are invited from competent professionals to fill in the positions of Project Manager based at our Gilgit office.

Job Purpose:

Overall responsibility for planning and management of Gems and Jewellery projects in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

Experience required:

Over 7 years of relevant experience with knowledge of entrepreneurship, value chain development and vocational skill development, preferably in development sector.

Job Description:

  • Provide managerial and technical support and lead the project team in planning and execution of the project with clear time line.
  • Develop monthly and quarterly progress/financial reports and provide progress review and reports to the donor and other stakeholders.
  • Develop a productive working relationship with other partners and stakeholders.
  • Review the value chain report and plan the activities in accordance with the value chain.
  • Develop a working strategy to ensure that fair, safe and environment friendly mining practices are being carried out by the LSOs.
  • In collaboration with the partner organizations will organize training courses for youth in safe mining, gems cutting, polishing and valuation of the product.
  • Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for the gems produced from the project area and ensure transparent and sustainable marketing systems accordingly.
  • Develop a national/international branding of gems and jewellery produced of the project area.
  • Develop the annual plan/budget and will be responsible for its smooth execution.
  • Produce periodic qualitative assessment and studies, conduct seminars/workshops and share information and experience with other similar activities to disseminate the knowledge and learning.

NOTE: AKRSP is an equal opportunity employer. Only online applications submitted through this website before the date line will be considered for further process. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for test/interview


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master of Business Administration (MBA)Masters Degree 
 Master of Public Administration (MPA)Masters Degree 

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Excellent PR with market playersGood  
 Interpersonal and CommunicationGood  
 Writing & AnalyticalGood  
 ComputerGood  MS Word
 LeadershipGood