Program Specialist

United Nations Development Programme(UNDP), Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
29th July, 2016

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans and coordinates the development, implementation, and execution of Devolving Rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa project funded through the Swiss Development Corporation to achieve the overall project, goals, and objectives;
  • Oversees and administers all components of the day-to-day operations of the project and its activities;
  • Serves as primary liaison with internal and external partners on matters relating to project activities;
  • Liaison officer on Human Rights between UNDP Country Office and the relevant partner organizations;
  • Plans, develops, and implements strategies for identifying and generating funding and/or resource opportunities for the human rights component of the Decentralization and Local Governance Project;
  • Provides and/or coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to Devolving Right in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa project staff;
  • Supports the project in day-to-day problem solving as necessary on day-to-day project-related needs and issues;
  • Creates, produces, and delivers a range of promotional, educational, and informational presentations, and/or resource materials related to project activities and initiatives;
  • Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of project activity data; develops, writes, edits, and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative project reports;
  • Ensures monitoring and quality assurance of devolving rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa project through participation in periodic field visits, organization of and reporting on project indicators and targets;
  • Ensures timely reporting of project targets to achieve overall objectives of the Decentralization and Local Governance project including the contribution of the Devolving Rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa project to the Common Country Programme Action Plan of UNDP Pakistan.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master's degree in International Law or related field;
  • At least two years of relevant work experience including capacity building in rights-based approaches;
  • Excellent knowledge of the internationals human rights system, its standards and mechanisms;
  • Previous work experience in Pakistan, sensitivity to its context and local situation is indispensable;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Pakistan's local governance structures is desirable;
  • Previous work experience on institutional capacity building of National Human Rights Institutions would be an added advantage;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.

How To Apply:

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