Program Officer Peacebuilding
Posted date 19th January, 2024 Last date to apply 15th February, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Development Sector
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed


Job Title:

Programme Officer


Cultural Cohesion, Understanding & Diversity

Line Manager :

Programme Coordinator




 Program planning and Implementation

-       Development of implementation plan, result frameworks, and Performance Management Plans as applicable for different grants.

-       Following up with the partners on work plan, target set in Result Frameworks, reporting and other deadlines.

-       Follow up on internal planning, budgeting, reporting and other processes deadline lines.

-       Setting up of the schedule/plan for internal processes, reviews, workshops events etc.

-       Results Framework in Programme Information Management System (PIMS).

 Budgeting and financial monitoring

-       Develop budget for the new grants, concept notes, events, reviews etc.

-         Working on budget realignment/adjustments with the partners.

-       Setting up a budget utilization plan against the work plan, and result framework.

-       Tracking budget utilization, and analysing BVA to report/inform on key issues/risks.

-       Following up the partners on budget utilization, burn rates, financial reports. 

-       Developing and processing implementing partners funds transfer request use organisations financial system.

-       Following-up with the partners on planning utilization of the exchange gains, and management of exchange losses.

 Reporting and documentation

-       Organizing internal, partners reporting calendars/schedules.

-       Review and quality assurance of partners' periodic reports and provide them feedback.

-       Supporting/contributing to donor/external reporting.

- Logging reports in digital and hard copy form as per guidelines/requirements.

-       Preparing documentation for audits, and evaluation reviews.

-       Keeping digital and hard records of important internal and external communication, contracts, emails, etc.

 Monitoring and Partner Management

-       Undertaking performance and process monitoring, reflective sessions, and scheduled reviews occasionally.  

-       Document best practices, results, case studies, lessons learned from different projects.

-       Undertaking quality assurance spot checks, and data quality reviews of the partners programme documentation.

-       Supporting organization of baselines, evaluations and studies.

 Fundraising Coordination

-       Supporting/leading the development of new concept notes.

-       Supporting the development of new proposals/applications to be submitted to the donors.

-       Mapping donors for new funding opportunities and attending donors’ events.

-       Participating in events by different forums, partners, and stakeholders.

-       Supporting organization of events etc.

 2.     Qualifications and experience:- 

  • Master's degree preferably in development studies or relevant
  • Minimum seven years experience, the implementation of Peacebuilding projects will be an added value
  • Experience of working with international agencies and/or NGO an advantage
3.     Other skills:-
  • Good understanding of local context, culture, vulnerable groups, and underlying socio-politico-economic situation and working with senior leaders and communities of diverse faiths
  • Experience of developing program strategy and strong proposals and reports writing skills
  • Good understanding and experience in the positive use of social media and digitalization tools
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to define work priorities
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English with good knowledge of Urdu and other local languages
  • A good team player, and learn and use online financial and budget management systems.

We are committed to equal opportunity employment and offer competitive compensation commensurate to the candidate’s profile. Women are encouraged to apply.

Note : Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply early for the best chance as we will close the  position as soon as we find the right candidate.



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