11 Jun

Deputy Team Leader Consortium Coordinator Education Jobs Vacancy in Acted Pakistan Islamabad

Deputy Team Leader Consortium Coordinator Education
Acted Pakistan
Islamabad PIS
11 Jun, 2018 12 days ago

Acted Pakistan Islamabad urgently required following position for Deputy Team Leader Consortium Coordinator Education. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Deputy Team Leader Consortium Coordinator Education Jobs Vacancy in Acted Pakistan Islamabad Jobs Details:

Scope of Work/Description

ACTED is supporting out of school boys and girls to enter into non-formal based education – through an accelerated learning programme and literacy/numeracy teaching. underpinning this is intensive community mobilisation, teacher training as well as TVET components. acted’s programming aims to improve learning, transition and sustainability outcomes – by increasing attendance, improving quality of learning, promoting retention, empowerment and acceptance.

o The Deputy Consortium Coordinator will report to the Consortium Coordinator and support in the overall coordination and management of the project.

o The Deputy Coordinator will ensure quality program implementation, with a particular focus on the operational side – overseeing on the ground project implementation. At the same time providing strategic guidance to consortium staff and overseeing with the Consortium Coordinator budget management, performance management, M&E, partnership management, and relationships with external actors including government authorities, working groups, and project partners.

o This position is contingent on funding.

Responsibilities Program Management:

§ Project planning and coordination to ensure timely and quality implementation of all program activities

§ Ensure that program activities are conducted in a timely and professional manner in line with the program work-plan and in full coordination with national and local authorities as well as other partners

§ Provide strategic guidance in unifying approaches between consortium partners as well as approaches across Sindh and KP/FATA

§ Organize periodic meetings in order to discuss program progress; record and follow up on the execution of agreed action points

§ Provide technical and managerial direction and guidance in line with the program’s expected outcomes

§ Develop specific strategies for cross-cutting themes (capacity building, gender equality, safeguarding, inclusion, transition) for the program with the support of key technical staff

§ Oversee day-to-day coordination and delivery of project activities in conjunction with staff and partners across areas

§ Represent the consortium and ACTED to donor and other external stakeholders, effectively communicating challenges, successes, and contextual changes throughout the course of the project

§ Draft portions of program monthly narrative and financial progress and interim & final reports in coordination with the grants unit to share with the donor

Financial & Office Management:

§ In conjunction with the finance team, monitor the project budget and ensure regular reporting to the donor

Human Resources Management:

§ Supervise, guide and evaluate the work of program staff (particularly program managers in Sindh and KP/FATA) and consultants

Key Working Relationships

§ Position Reports to: Consortium Coordinator who reports to Deputy Country Director Position directly supervises: Program Manager (x2) and with the Consortium Coordinator at least 15 other technical staff at Islamabad and field level level

Other internal and/or external contacts: Implementation partners, grants unit; finance, HR and logistics departments


§ Experience, ability and/or vision to conceive, develop, implement creative and innovative approaches in education

§ Ability, skills and experience working under stress, tight deadlines and in remote and difficult geographical areas

§ University degree in social sciences preferably in development studies or education

§ At least 5 years of relevant development experience with a NGO/INGO, including extensive exposure to education programming

§ At least 3 years of experience in a managerial position and demonstrated capacity in office management, including capacity building of staff

§ Familiarity with DFID or other international donor guidelines strongly preferred

§ Excellent budget planning and management skills, previous experience effectively managing multi-million dollar grants required

§ Previous experience managing diverse teams to deliver results on short timelines, including the development of spending plans, procurement plans, and work plans

§ Strong verbal communication skills and effective in representation and liaison with external actors

§ Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, including report writing

§ Promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle stress and pressure with professional grace

§ Previous experience in an insecure or conflict-affected setting strongly preferred

§ Experience of working in Sindh and/or KP/FATA

Experience with remote management preferred.

Job Details

N.G.O./Social Services
Functional Area:
Project Management
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Islamabad, Pakistan
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
University degree in social sciences preferably in development studies or education
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
5 Years (Relevant development experience with a NGO/INGO, including extensive exposure to education programming)
Apply Before:
Jun 17, 2018
Posting Date:
Jun 06, 2018

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