Project Coordinator

at Ipas
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Date Posted February 6, 2021
Category N.G.O./Social Services Jobs
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors/Masters
Career Level Mid Level
Experience 3-5 Years
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Islamabad

Description

Ipas, a global nonprofit health organization working in Pakistan seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Project Coordinator, to be located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Project coordinator has significant experience and is capable of thoroughly understanding and successfully implementing international sexual and reproductive health projects. The Project Coordinator will provide administrative support for the PMAC project under the direction of the Project Lead/Senior Community Engagement Advisor.

Project coordinator under direction of Project lead will support in the development of workplans, project budget forecasts/expenditure reports, Implementation of project activities, documenting challenges, and lessons to ensure that project goals and objectives are met at the country level. PC will also assist Project Lead in maintaining close relationships with in-country key stakeholders/partners to ensure successful implementation of the project. The Project coordinator will also provide general administrative support for PMAC project team. S/he provides efficient and timely action on administrative matters and is responsible for the preparation of correspondence and materials, coordination for meeting and conference logistics, coordination of travels and assistance with preparing financial and programmatic documents and reports.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support project lead in project implementation ensuring alignment with Ipas mission and values
  • Assist project lead in managing the execution of programmatic work ensuring high-quality implementation of project interventions
  • Support project lead in the development of project budget, expenditure tracking, financial reports, project timelines monthly reports, and narrative reporting, tracking deadlines and formatting report
  • Provide support to finance and admin manager and PMAC project lead to monitor award compliance for all agreements/subcontracts under the project
  • Responsible for writing letters, reports, meeting minutes, proofreading of documents and other written materials
  • Responsible for administrative matters including the preparation of correspondence and materials, coordination for meetings such as Technical Advisory Group Meetings, partners meeting, and other cross sharing meetings
  • Conducts field visits to sites/sub awardees to provide programmatic oversight and assistance for project execution and intervention implementation when and where required
  • Supports the Project lead in representations with key stakeholder at national and regional-level meetings, coordinating logistics and participation for conferences, workshops, and trainings and other duties as assigned
  • Collaborate/liaison with IRMNCH program, Department of Health (DOH), Population Welfare Departments (PWD) and partners/stakeholders at provincial/district level to implement project deliverables
  • Any other task/responsibility assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in related field including (not limited to) business administration, project management or public health
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience in the Public Health field, especially sexual and reproductive health, including project coordination experience
  • Must be able to negotiate and communicate with community, state and private organizations’ leadership
  • Must have working knowledge of conceptualizing, implementing and monitoring donor funded projects
  • Willingness to travel and work additional hours when needed
  • Experience working with reproductive health projects/organization will be a plus
  • Working knowledge of grant/award management

Preferred Skills

  • Report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under strict project deadlines and milestones
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive for results
  • Good computer skills
  • Adaptability

Please note that this is a project-based position till March 2021, and any extension/continuity is subject to project funding.

Ipas is strongly committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and inequity. We recruit, employ, train, promote, and compensate our personnel without regard to race, age, sex, religion, national origin, color, creed, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, military service, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic protected by law or outlined by Ipas policy

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