Project Officer

Ipas, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, IT and ICTProject Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th October, 2020

Job Description

Scope of Work: Since 2007, Ipas has worked to decrease death and injury from unsafe abortion in Pakistan through socially and culturally sensitive interventions, such as training health-care providers and working closely with government and nongovernmental organizations to improve the quality and availability of postabortion care in public and private health facilities. Ipas Pakistan is working in communities to provide women and their families with the knowledge and social support they need to access safe abortion, postabortion care and contraceptive services.
Barriers to safe abortion access exist under normal circumstances which have now exacerbated with COVID-19 pandemic , women and girls’ access to digital platforms and correct information around use of safe abortion technologies and abortion self-care can help overcome these barriers and enhance self-efficacy and women empowerment.

Purpose of this time bound consultancy is to engage a consultant who will provide direct technical support to the entire project activities and be part of all project development activities related to project “Digital Platforms for Abortion Self“ and coordinate with relevant stakeholders for accomplishment of project related tasks. The consultant will work under supervision and support of the Project lead and work as a liaison between the project related partners- web developer and Ipas admin, IT and finance teams, and Ipas Project lead and staff.


  • Coordinate entire project activities and be part of all project development activities.
  • Would be responsible to upload all project relevant material and up to date information at the website.
  • Ensuring quality and authenticity of provided information the website.
  • Recording of data from website and management of online chat.
  • Collection of data of women approaching through the web page, viewers count, and consultations provided.
  • Coordinating with healthcare providers and service users/websites users for providing abortion self-care information and consultations.
  • Liaison with Project team, web developer and Ipas admin, IT and finance teams.
  • Trouble shoot any issues faced in smooth conduction of the project.
  • Responsible for implementation of the workplan efficiently
  • Liaison with healthcare providers for trainings of this project and develop training agenda.
  • Responsible for reporting to Ipas on weekly basis.
  • Perform any other task assigned by Project Lead.

Job Specifications:

  • Desired: Project management
  • Essential: Bachelors in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or relevant field
  • 4-6 years of experience of working in IT firms/Software houses
  • Web developer (Full stack)
  • Basic understanding of multiple front-end libraries and languages, such as JS, HTML5, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. PHP) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design


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