Job Title Senior Program Manager
Title: Senior Program ManagerLocation of Work Station: Sindh (Karachi)Type of Job: ContractualReporting to: Program Delivery Specialist/Associate Director/Chief Executive Officer/ChairmanGrade: 7 General Description:A program manager learned in social policy, development and law and experienced in project management is required. Candidate must possess excellent knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice system in Pakistan and rights of Pakistani citizens as under the Constitution of Pakistan. Primary Job Function:The program manager will monitor and manage various rule of law/governance related initiatives and coordinate, plan, supervise the day to day calls and queries of a legal nature, training sessions, litigation progress, and collaborations with other CSOs/NGOs etc. He or she shall also be responsible to provide a narrative of the results on a monthly basis. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: The program manager will be responsible for the overall implementation a project, as per the project work plan and proposal. He/she will be responsible for performing the following duties but shall not be limited to: Ensure effective communications and outreach of program across Sindh.Develop media strategies for the programPresent progress reports to and manage relationships with senior government and non-government stakeholdersConduct regular Quality Assurance of program and its staff membersReport regularly to senior management and donors on progress against set program deliverablesDevelop new partnerships for the program with Government and Non-Government entitiesTo monitor, manage and evaluate research deliverables being carried out through the program;To work and contribute to the team structure that guides the formulation and development of the outcomes as laid out in the LFA;Develop monthly / quarterly work plans, and manage project evaluation; Support knowledge management process;Manage Program resource mobilisation, including project design and proposal writingOrganize National and provincial level learning forums of LAS’s Programs/projects, Organize policy advocacy forums;Establish and maintain good working relationship with media;Manage Website development and ensure its maintenance and improved visuals and designsEnsure processing of project information from relevant programs, dissemination through communication section of the program;Manage data of pre and post-tests/evaluations;Ensure contract database reports are reviewed/modified monthly and kept up to date;Develop monitoring plans and tools and conducting analysis of data from provincesLiaises with key stakeholders as required, represent LAS at various relevant forums as requested by Senior Management, assess new program opportunities and assists in developing proposals for such as needed;Organize trainings, roundtables, networking events and other activities to achieve the goal of the LAS capacity building program;Works together with senior management team for future program development in community-based/LAS capacity building field;Develops work plans, budgets and progress reports as required by LAS, donors and other partners;Consults with Finance and Administration Manager regarding best practices for financial administration of project work; 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.REQUIREMENTS Minimum Qualification (Masters in Sociology; Human Rights; Law; Development; Social Work; Gender Studies or any other relevant field. Preference will be given to project management related qualifications and certifications.Minimum Seven (7) years’ of experience required in the relevant field.Required advanced level of English, reading, writing for drafting of various reports, also knowledge of Urdu and Sindhi. Creative, energetic, ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Ability to work well in a team.Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel)Demonstrated flexibility, motivation, and maturity.Willingness to work and live in harsh conditions. Application ProcessInterested candidates may apply online or email their CV and cover letter at email@example.com by 31st of July 2022.Only Shortlisted candidates will be called for test and interview.The organization reserves the right to reject any or all applications. For further information please visit http//www.las.org.pk.