ACT International
Project Manager
ACT International
Posted date 17th May, 2023 Last date to apply 5th June, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Project Management
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed


1.        JOB DETAILS:


Project Manager

Reports To:



Strengthening Life Skills Based Education in Pakistan (UNFPA)

Prepared/ Revised:



The PM will manage to align project , develop detailed work plans, manage project teams, contribute in achieving milestones, and report the project accomplishments to all relevant stakeholders & donor as per agreed schedule audience.


Project Manager

Head of Program


  • Management and overseeing of overall activities of UNFPA project in ICT and South Punjab, Baluchistan, Sindh & KPK.
  • Supervise UNFPA project activities & associated staff at Head Office and regional level.
  • Facilitate  UNFPA project staff during planning and implementation of project activities
  • Regular reporting to and coordination with the Head of Programs
  • Coordination with the operations, finance and HR departments for smooth implementation of project activities
  • Compilation and submission of monthly progress reports to Head of Programs
  • Daily coordination with project staff for follow-up on planned activities and progress
  • Support to M&E focal person in consistent monitoring of project activities
  • Regular coordination with donor/ UNFPA and stakeholders
  • Ensure all project activities are implemented as per plan of action and approved budget
  • Ensure donor compliance at all levels during implementation of project activities
  • Coordinate with Head of Programs regarding support required at all levels, internal as well as external.
  • Being leader of the project provides guidance and motivation to all team members
  •  Identify areas of improvement related to staff performance and provide technical support & brainstorming  through  trainings & handholding.
  • Ensure that reports are received timely from all relevant quarters, reviewed and submitted to the program officer before the deadlines
  • Coordination with the focal person of digital/ social media for developing case studies & success stories, projects updates & posts to be shared via digital media for public information and image building
  • Will present the project updates to the senior management of ACT International, on periodic basis.
  • Represent ACT on different forums and present the project and its learning
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the senior management of ACT International


Location: Islamabad

Travel Required: No


i.   Managers WGFS (SP, Sindh, KPK and Baluchistan)

ii.  Assistant Manager Program (ACT Head Office)

iii.Manager (NYHL)

iv. Program Officers (ACT Head Office)


  • Master degree in a relevant discipline e.g., Management Science and Gender Studies
  • Minimum 6 years proven  experience
  •  Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, handle a variety of concurrent activities, rank priorities, organize work efficiently, and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills
  • Computer literacy skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Dynamic and willing to take initiative.
  • A team player but also capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing contexts and priorities
  • Must have knowledge of women rights and gender base violence and existence law related to women right
  • Must know  how to prevent the gender base violence
  • Deep commitment to social justice
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Patient and pays high degree of attention to detail