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Job Title:

Program officer

Location:

Islamabad

Department:

Operations

Reporting to

Team Lead NDRMF

 

Organisation Vision

Saving Lives, Uniting People, and changing minds for healthy, safe and resilient communities

Organisation Mission

Leading humanitarian organisation in Pakistan; Committed to prevent and alleviate human suffering by mobilising the power of humanity through volunteers

PRCS Fundamental Principles

Humanity

Impartiality

Neutrality

Independence

Volunteer Service

Unity

Universality

Position Objectives:

The overall role of the Program officer Reporting is to ensure that the required information is collected, organized, analyzed and disseminated to all relevant stakeholders. He/ She will work closely with the project management for rendering monitoring, evaluation, data management and reporting support to the line manager.

Specific Duties, Responsibilities, and Accountabilities:

  • Support in the development and finalisation of project plan of action with team lead and team at field
  • Support field team/project teams in sharing updates, progress made at NHQ and all updates related to project at all levels is shared
  • Assist the team lead and project team in liaising, organising and conducting advocacy events with stakeholders across Pakistan
  • Development and initiate of knowledge management products, including learning reports of the events, activities and sharing these with PRCS and RCRC Movement partners including PHF and CCA/Resilience forums
  • Assist in activity planning, give advice on exchange and coordination mechanisms to increase the communities’ resilience against climate change and natural disasters
  • Participate in data gathering, data compilation and in development of research-based reports and articles as inputs to publications, press releases etc.
  • Prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, reports, studies and concept notes to support DRM interventions in project
  • Coordination with relevant stakeholders to showcase V2R interventions at all levels
  • Monitor and analyse project developments and implementation; review documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective action
  • Assist in the design/enhancement/implementation of qualitative and quantitative data collection tools
  • Assist in the coordination of project reviews and evaluations (internal and external), including drafting Terms of Reference, liaising with partners and independent experts and research institutions
  • Coordinate activities related to budgeting (project preparation and submissions, progress reports, etc.) and prepare related documents/reports
  • Provide substantive support to consultative meetings, conferences, etc., to including proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Ensure adequate project documentation, archiving and presentation of best practice

Education

  • Masters/ 16 years education in Project Management/ Social Sciences/ Natural Sciences or related field from HEC recognized Institution/ University

Experience

  •  Minimum 3 years professional working experience with humanitarian/ rescue and relief organization
  • Proven experience of mainstreaming/integrating climate change into CBDRR/M and Disaster / humanitarian response planning and operations
  • Demonstrable field experience in areas of DRR, environmental protection and community-based programming
  • Working experience with Red Cross Red Crescent Movement/ humanitarian/ rescue and relief organization will be an advantage
  • PRCS Volunteers having required qualification, experience and skills will be preferred  

Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong writing, representation and negotiation skills
  • Good command on Microsoft Office

Age Limit

Maximum age limit 45 Years

Travelling

Frequent traveling to project sites in AJK

 

  • Applicant’s candidature is subject to complete scrutiny/ verification of documents & information and it can be cancelled at any stage if any discrepancy is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates would be call for test/ interview.
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing in test/ interview.




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