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Project Officer
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Posted date 7th June, 2021 Last date to apply 17th June, 2021
Country Pakistan Locations Umerkot
Job Category Community & Social Services
Job Type Full Time Positions 1
Experience 3Years 5Years

Job Description:

Relevant Experience:

 Qualification & Experience:

  • Master Degree in social sciences especially education will be an added asset
  • In-depth understanding of educational needs of development sector in rural and urban areas on Sindh and especially Umerkot
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar projects with CSOs
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Proficient knowledge of computer skills especially word, inpage and excel
  • Have practically worked with diverse community and partner organizations
  • Able to travel, work in a team and attentive listener
  • Understanding of field area would be an added
  • Well confident, demonstrated flexibility, motivation, and maturity to conduct all activities with ease

Job Description:

Job summary:

The job will involve a large amount of field & desk work. The Project officer will have to develop a thorough and overall knowledge of the projects/programs, so as to be familiar with Organizations' implementing strategies and so h/she can effectively report on them.

Project Implementation:

  • Assist in obtaining MoU and activity permission letters from line department
  • Conducting project baseline in field
  • Planning, conducting teachers trainings on pedagogical skills, learning environment, ECCE, science and English
  • Planning and conducting coordination meetings with Stakeholders in Umerkot
  • Keeping narrative and financial record of the project activities as per standard requirement
  • Keeping proper record of all education project inventory with support of operations in field office

Follow up, Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Carry out follow up of project activities with project stakeholders in field and district level as and when required
  • Ensuring implementation of trainings into schools through providing regular technical support to teachers, head teachers and SMCs
  • Report all field activities on agreed reporting format


  • Coordinate with district education department, teachers, SMCs, CSOs working on education and other project stakeholders and keeping close and smooth working relations
  • Coordination with operation, finance, HR and other departments of Organization.
  • Participate in project related meetings/trainings/workshops in city or outside city etc.

Technical Skills:

•  Proven experience of working in field projects with CSOs, line departments
•  Good understanding of CSOs, working structure and challenges
•  Passionate, motivated and keen to work on field issues including providing right to quality education to   schools in villages through solving teachers problems and working with SMCs and other stakeholders

Core Competencies:

Critical Judgement:

  • Demonstrates initiative and suggests creative improvements and better ways of solving problems of teachers, senior teachers, SMCs
  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of the partners and stakeholders engaged in similar project activities

 Motivating and influencing others

  • Speaks out clearly for organizational values and beliefs
  • Ensures feedback from project participating organizations and other stakeholders is incorporated in project design, implementation & learning
  • Ensure efficient and transparent use of resources in accordance with internal control mechanism

 Working with Others

  • Contributes positively in team to achieve programme objectives

 Maintaining Professionalism

  • Take responsibility for own work and its impact on others
  • Plans, priorities and performs tasks well under
  • Maintains ethical and professional behavior in accordance with organizational code of conduct

 Adapting and Coping

  • Remains constructive and positive under stress to be tolerate difficult field environment working with project stakeholders 

Languages: Profound command of English, Urdu and Sindhi – verbal and written

Sensitivity: The Project Officer (PO) must be tolerant and sensitive to needs of religious and ethnic minorities, women, children and the poor.

Independence: In the absence of the supervisor, PO must have the confidence, initiative, patience and integrity to work independently.

Accountability: PO is required to follow Accountability Framework and commitment to the Codes of Conduct practised by the organisation. H/she will ensure his/her commitment to the organisation mission and values and for working in accordance to his/her job expectations.

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The position is required to be filled on immediate basis. Candidates assessment will be started as soon as we receive applications.


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