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Job Title:   District Manager
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Chaman
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Masters
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   4 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 28, 2024
     
     
 
Job Description:

Background/IRC Summary:

The International Rescue Committee is a leading global relief and development organization, working in 42 countries worldwide. In Pakistan, the International Rescue Committee has delivered large, complex programs to meet needs of the most vulnerable, displace and conflict affected communities in numerous sectors: health, education, protection, and livelihoods for the past 30 years. The International Rescue Committee works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and is currently implementing projects across the country.

Job Overview/Summary:

The District Manager will oversee the implementation of multisectoral Education and WASH activities, coordinating with team members and ensuring adherence to IRC quality standards. Reporting to the Project Manager, the District Manager will play a pivotal role in project planning, implementation, quality oversight, coordination, representation, and reporting.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Implementation:

• Manage the project cycle to ensure timely implementation of activities, including developing and reviewing annual work plans.

• Ensure progress towards planned outputs and results, addressing issues promptly, and implementing corrective actions.

• Manage in-service professional development activities in the district (that include face-to-face trainings, follow-ups and roll out of PTSMCs).

• Ensure administrative and logistic support required to implement program activities in the district.

• Lead district based staff in detailed weekly/monthly planning

• With tehcnial support of Engineer, PTSMCs, child Clubs, the District Manager will develop schools improvement plan and will make sure the quality aspects of all construction work.

• Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to maintain a robust monitoring and evaluation framework.

• Conduct in-service professional development activities and lead district-based staff in planning and field visits.

• Facilitate continuous quality assessment and improvement, documenting best practices and disseminating them.

Coordination and Representation:

• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key partners and counterparts.

• Collaborate with stakeholders in the Education sector for knowledge sharing and standard implementation methods.

• Communicate significant concerns and suggested solutions to relevant stakeholders. • Coordinate IRC’s activities and across a wide range of actors including donors, host governments, UN, and NGO partners to ensure consistency of programming at the field level.

• Develop a Community Engagement Strategy for refugees and host populations in Chaman and Chaghi to foster social cohesion and organize events for enhancing social cohesion between refugee and host populations.

• • Must possess expertise in social-emotional learning, student and teacher well-being, and cross-cultural interactions.

Reporting:

• Provide support to field staff in delivering quality outcomes and obtaining key data from partners.

• Assist partners in producing high-quality progress reports and document reasons for underachievement of targets.

• Will be responsibel to report the project data in all provincial and district level cluster groups.

Job Requirement:

Master’s degree in Social Science preferrerbally in Education ( M.ed, B.ed).

Work Experience:

• Minimum 4-6 years of experience in I/NGO (2-3 years in INGO)/NGO in a similar position.

• Familiarity with INEE standards and working with government departments.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

• Strong report writing, editing, training, and facilitation skills.

• Track record of supporting teams to meet project timelines and analyze data for course correction.

• Excellent communication, leadership, negotiation, and consensus-building skills.

• Ability to work with diverse teams, multitask, and manage competing priorities.

Language Skills:

Strong written and oral English; local language proficiency preferred.

The IRC Core Values and Commitments:

• The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

• IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

• Level of interaction with children: Less frequent direct contact with children

• IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment. The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Adult Safeguarding, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

• IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy as well as Adult Safeguarding Policy.

• Level of interaction with Adult (Above 18): Frequent direct contact with adult and less frequent direct contact with children.

• IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.

• IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

IRC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.


Company Information
 
Company Name:  International Rescue Committee
Company Description:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, established in 1933, and currently working in 42 countries worldwide. IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection and livelihoods for displaced, poor & conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local Government and non-Governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

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