Terre des hommes Foundation Lausanne (Tdh) is an International NGO registered in Pakistan. It has been active in KP province of the country and is interested to extend activities to other regions as well. Projects addressed and will address among others Emergency Aid, Child Protection (CP). Tdh has been working with own funds and is actively seeking the support of international donors to increase scope and volume of its activities in the country.
The PM is assisting and working under the day-to-day supervision of the Program Manager, in coordination with implementing partners, and with technical support and strategic oversight from the technical advisors (WASH, Health , Child Protection and Education), with focus on Child Protection Activities as organization’s mandate. . He/She is responsible for the direct implementation and supervision of the project in D.I Khan District, KP Province
He/she will be supported by a Tdh CP MOnitors, a Logistics Supervisor, a MEAL Officer, with the aim of supervising the Tdh Field teams, through a progressive delegation of responsibilities.
In coordination with implementing partners, he/she is responsible for ensuring that projects are implemented in compliance with contractually agreed targets, scope, durations, budgets, and donor compliance obligations. Where there are significant challenges to implementation or there is a need for modifications, he/she is required to raise the issue to his/her line managers to address.
He/she works completely in line with the project strategy and Tdh’s Country programmatic strategy as it is defined for Pakistan Floods Response Plan 2023. He/she works in close coordination with the local governmental and non-governmental agencies in D.I Khan, with the cluster system, to develop, monitor and orientate the CP and Education projects.
He/she also acts as the technical lead on all projects sectors, and with focus on child protection and education-related activities in his/her projects of responsibilitiy, with the support of the relevant technical coordinators and/or referrants.
In addition to project management and technical supervision, he/she is expected to lead needs assessments and provide ideas for project design and implementation at proposal and strategy levels, as well as support on fundraising, recruitment and procurement, liaising and linking with other sectors in general and child protection and education, in particular.
He/she is expected to play a leadership role within the response team, but is also responsible for supporting and building the capacity of colleagues. Eventually, the Project Manager is required to support the capacity building of his/her team to allow for the nationalization of the role.
He/she works with all relevant authorities at district and community level (civil, religious, police and all other services) for a better implementation, acceptance and ownership in improving the conditions to protect children.
The Project Manager will be based in D.I Khan Partner’s office and ensure presence within project areas are part of the job.
S/he is expected to:
1 Line Management and Human Resources Management:
- Daily supervision of Tdh’s project staff based in D.I Khan and surrounding communities.
- Participates in team’s recruitment and revision of job descriptions.
- Ensures the whole team has a clear understanding of the Tdh CP mandate and project in D.I Khan .
- Lead and manage staff, encouraging effective team work and providing supervision and guidance, including regular and constructive feedback.
- Reports incidents and difficulties encountered with any staff members to the Program Manager and/or Country Representative.
- Organises and leads weekly team meetings and provides weekly program update to the adequate persons