Senior Program Officer
Posted date 25th August, 2022 Last date to apply 25th September, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Community & Social Services
Type Full Time Positions 1
Experience 5 years
Status Closed

This position requires desk work as well as travelling in field areas. 

Job Description:

  • Leading the planning, monitoring and management of program activities of assigned project.
  • Lead the team members in achieving results of the project and supervise them by providing technical support.
  • Ensure strong documentation and timely reporting of program. Preparing training reports, lessons learnt documentation, stories of change and other program related documentation when required.
  • Supervise team members in managing program data in both soft and hard copies in a timely manner.
  • Building strong and long-term relationship through networking and promotion of project activities with relevant stakeholders (CSOs, Universities, ministries, human rights commission etc.).
  • Increase visibility of the program activities at local, national & regional level as per Communication Policy for the portfolio.
  • Mobilization and selection of target participants for training.
  • Ensuring the quality outputs/results of the project as per implementation timeline.
  • Planning and management of trainings/meetings with government departments and relevant ministries in at Provincial and Federal Level.
  • Close coordination and follow up with project participants & stakeholders; other projects and departments within the organization.
  • Ensuring effective budget utilization and timely discussing spending trends with Program Coordinator.
  • Updating M&E Plan and reporting against Log Frame.
  • Ensure value for money in execution of program activities.
  • Timely reporting senior management of developments in advocacy efforts and timely pursue for advice, if and when needed.
  • Contribute in brainstorming sessions for developing new ideas, proposals, and concept notes under the ambit of departments Portfolio.

Relevant Experience: 

  • For the position of Senior Program Officer, Graduate/Master in Social Work/Development Studies/International Relation/Public Policy or related discipline from recognized university.
  • A minimum of 6-8 years of work experience in development sector, at least half of which should have been related to capacity building program, legislative advocacy work, and strengthening partnerships.  


  • Knowledge of management theories and concepts.
  • Experienced in Organizational Development (OD) processes, approaches and change management.
  • Understanding and Skills around HR, Financial Management & reporting.
  • Experience in partnership management.
  • Ability to travel on short-notice. The frequency of travel is high for this position.
  • Computer Skills (use of Microsoft Office specifically Excel for budgeting/planning & PowerPoint for presentations).
  • Excellent Writing skills (English), pro-active in communication & information sharing.
  • Understanding about capacity building approaches and experience in fund raising for Capacity Building Programs.

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