Adam Smith International
RPF Quality Assurance Manager
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Posted date 22nd February, 2024 Last date to apply 5th March, 2024
Category Accounting/Auditing
Type Contractual Position 1
Status Closed

 

About the Programme: 

The Revenue Mobilisation, Investment and Trade (REMIT) is a 39-month programme funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and implemented by Adam Smith International (ASI). The programme aims to enhance macroeconomic stability and promote sustained growth, mutual prosperity, job creation, and poverty reduction in Pakistan. The Responsive Policy Function (RPF) is a key component of REMIT, addressing reform challenges and supporting high-impact interventions with strong political and government ownership.

About the Responsive Policy Function (RPF) & RPF Quality Assurance Manager Role:

The RPF Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for overseeing all RPF activities and ensuring their quality and effectiveness. This role involves developing and implementing quality assurance processes, standards, and metrics to maintain the highest level of excellence across all RPF initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement quality assurance policies and procedures for the RPF.

• Conduct regular quality assessments of RPF activities, including proposal development, deliverables, and milestones.

• Collaborate with the RPF Manager and technical team leads to ensure adherence to quality standards.

• Provide guidance and support for the hiring of Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) and consultants to maintain quality standards.

• Work with external technical partners to ensure the effective delivery of RPF activities, maintaining high-quality standards.

• Regularly report to FCDO, REMIT Core Technical Leads, and Team Lead/Deputy Team Lead on quality assurance processes and outcomes.

• Develop and manage a quality assurance tracker for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of RPF activities.

• Coordinate with the Program Management Unit Team of REMIT to align quality assurance efforts with overall programme objectives.

• Ensure that all RPF activities are compliant with FCDO requirements and best practices.

• Facilitate training and capacity building for RPF team members on quality assurance processes and standards.

• Perform additional tasks assigned by REMIT Team Leader/Deputy Team Leader and/or Core Technical Leads related to quality assurance.

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in economics, public policy, project management, business administration, or a relevant field.

• Minimum of 10 years of experience public sector reforms or development programmes.

• Strong understanding of quality assurance methodologies and best practices.

• Experience working with donors, particularly the FCDO, in quality assurance roles.

• Proven ability to work effectively with diverse teams, including government officials, donors, and technical experts.

• Proficient in computer skills relevant to quality assurance and project management.

• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, record-keeping, and reporting skills.

• Strong communication and presentation skills, with fluency in English.

Reporting:

The RPF Quality Assurance Manager will report to REMIT’s Team Lead and will work closely with the RPF Manager, core technical leads, Project Management Unit, FCDO, and relevant authorities and institutions in Pakistan to ensure the highest quality standards in RPF activities.

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Application and Deadline

Interested applicants should email their resume under the subject “RPF Quality Assurance Manager” to [email protected]. The deadline to apply is March 5th, 2024.

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