Legal Aid Society
Delivery & Strategy Coordinator
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Posted date 16th March, 2023 Last date to apply 2nd April, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Strategy / Planning
Type Contractual Position 1
Status Closed

Title:                                                 Delivery & Strategy Coordinator             

Location of Work Station:               Sindh (Karachi)

Type of Job:                                    Contractual

Reporting to:                                   Assistant Manager - Program Delivery Unit and Program Delivery Specialist

Grade:                                             6

Desired Joining Dated:                   As soon as possible.

 Key Responsibilities


  • Planning, Designing & Development – 45 %
    • Designing and implementation of a program monitoring system to routinely assess program delivery
    • Conduct bi-weekly check ins with project teams to understand program progress and report to Assistant Manager
    • Support the M&E department in designing and implementation of monitoring frameworks
    • Ensure quality maintenance of all external reports, evaluations and communications with donor agencies
    • Support the AM in translating project priorities into local interventions and ensures coordination with clients, stakeholders and program partners
    • Routinely report to the Assistant Manager on project activities, progress and program red-flags
  • Collaboration and Coordination – 10 %
    • Maintains regular contact with project managers and other relevant internal teams to understand nature of work being undertaken at LAS in order to identify pertinent business development and growth opportunities for new programs or extensions of existing programs
    • Develop and implement a cross-program communications strategy; including leading synergies between projects
  •  External Relationship Management and Visibility Initiatives – 15%
    • Establishes close working relationships and creates programmatic linkages with relevant government departments, stakeholders and donors
    • Represent LAS in key meetings with counterparts, and regularly update the CEO on emerging issues and opportunities
    • Identifies and taps into provincial, national, regional and international opportunities such as conferences, workshops, & seminars to ensure LAS is represented / work is showcased.
  • Prospective Growth and Business Development – 30%
    • Scoping for potential grants, collaborations and partnerships that align with LAS’s thematic areas and scope of work
    • Designing and developing grant proposals including narratives, LFAs, workplans and timelines
    • Quality control of existing business development initiatives being undertaken at LAS
    • Ensuring that existing projects portfolio is fully compliant with relevant donor and LAS rules, regulations, and laws, and also with the organization’s mission
    • Actively identify funding opportunities and synergies for ongoing and new projects, and take lead on business development in areas including grant writing, and program inception

 Required Skills and Competencies 

  • Innovation – Ability to launch, pilot, and implement new and useful ideas - Creates new and relevant ideas and assist others to implement them 
  • People Management – Ability to improve performance and satisfaction - Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others 
  • Communications - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform - Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others
  • Delivery – Ability to get things done while exercising sound judgement - Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions 
  • Digital Skills: PowerPoint (exceptional), Excel (above average).

 Requirements 

  • Bachelors in Social Sciences or any other relevant fields,
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated experience in development sector; experience with program design is a plus
  • Required advanced level of English, reading, writing for drafting skills.
  • Creative, energetic, ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, motivation, and maturity.

EEO STATEMENT:

Integrated into our shared values is LAS’s commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics or conduct protected by law. LAS is committed to being an inclusive organization where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encourage to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at LAS has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a diverse environment.

Application Process

Interested candidates may apply online latest by 2nd April, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for tests & interviews.

The organization reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

For further information please visit: www.las.org.pk or email us at [email protected]

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