Project Manager – Pakistan

Federation Handicap International
Full time Full day
Posted date

1st April, 2024

Last date to apply

15th April, 2024






Project Management

General mission

Contexte presentation

Hi is currently working in KP since 2016 and has been implementing different développemental as well as Humaneterian projects adressing the needs of host as well as refugee communities in close collaboration with various stakeholders. Since June 2019, HI in close coordination with Commissionerate of Afghan Refugees implemented ECHO funded project “Provision of Integrated and Inclusive Health Assistance to Afghan refugees and Host Population”. The project was implemented in 6 districts of KPK (Peshawar, Charsadda, Noushehra, Mardan, Buner, and Chitral). The project aimed to contribute to inclusive, better and safe living environment for Afghan refugees and host communities in Pakistan and to fight back with deadly pandemic COVID-19 through specialized health care service provision. It was 37 months intervention and was successfully completed by June 30, 2022.

Based on the quality of work being carried out in the field, HI succeeded in getting some portion of HIP 2022 for the same areas in KP that will continue till December 31, 2024.

HI has strong footings in KP by developing Strong working Relationship with major stakeholders including Department of Health KP, Commissionerate of Afghan Refugees, Provincial Disaster Management Authority, District administration, social welfare department and various NGOs and INGOs. Today HI is leading organizations in KP to work for the marganalized communities especially persons with disabilities and their inclusion in social life.

The position is based in Peshawar with frequent travel to field areas in KP.

Main Responsibilities

Under the responsibility of the Area Manager (based in Peshawar), the Project Manager will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Management of the project team

  • Ensure the implementation of project different components

  • Implementation and monitoring of the project

  • Management of the consortium in close coordination with OPSM

  • Knowledge Management & Communication

  • Representation at relevant forums

  • Strategy & business/proposal development

  • Support the Area Manager in monitoring the security situation and liaison with relevant stockholders

  • Donor reporting.

A. Missions / responsibilities

1. Management

1.1. Consortium management

Line manages the project’s team members

a. Sets individual objectives, evaluates individual performance, contributes towards the professional & career development of his/her team members, monitors competences

1.2 Organizes and leads regular team meetings

1.3 Manages the recruitment and selection of new team members

1.4 Ensures strict application and respect of the program’s Internal Regulations and policies by the project team.

2. Expertise

2.1 Provides technical expertise for his/her project

a. Ensures that the activities implemented comply with international and HI’s technical norms and standards

b. Adapts the project documentation to international and HI’s technical norms and standards, when necessary

c. Runs technical training for his/her staff when relevant

d. Is in charge of the technical quality and relevance of the project different technical components

e. Ensures technical learning from projects by drawing on lessons learned and good practices

f. Makes sure global and field technical specialists get the information they require and collaborates with HI Technical Divisions when necessary

g. Adjusts his/her activities to audit recommendations, if applicable

2.2 Helps to coordinate technical professional development and facilitate a community of practice, in collaboration with HI Technical Division

2.3 Manages relationships with technical authorities, local partners or other stakeholders

3. Implementation and Monitoring

3.1 Ensures project implementation, in collaboration with the relevant services and in line with general standards and procedures

a. Ensures the planning of activities and establishes action plans

b. Ensures that activities are implemented in line with the project proposal and the allocated budget

c. Ensures that activities are implemented according to internal quality and technical standards and, if necessary, proposes adjustment or improvements to help meet objectives

d. Ensures the effective implementation and follow up of institutional policies (PSEA, mandatory crosscutting approaches, etc.) on his/her project

e. Coordinates and collaborates with relevant internal services, especially logistics, RH, finance and technical resources

3.2 Ensures project data management

a. Ensures that the appropriate data collection and management tools are in place on the project, in line with global standards

b. Ensures that data related to the project is collected and compiled in the project database

c. Carries out regular verifications and makes any necessary corrections in the activity database

3.3 Ensures project reporting

a. Monitors the achievement of results and indicators, as per the logical framework

b. Is in charge of producing the appropriate reporting tools: monthly situation report, PM Box

c. Reports regularly to the line manager

d. Writes reports for the donor relevant and monitors donor deadlines (grants, reporting, audits) concerning the project

e. Guarantees the proper archiving of information

3.4 Prepares and steers project evaluation and capitalization

a. Plans and monitors project evaluations

b. Produces project capitalization and learning from experience material

4. Management of the Consortium

4.1. Prepares and monitors partnership agreements with consortium partners and other potential partners

4.2 Develop and implement the consortium management protocol

5. Influence & Communication

a. Contributes to HI’s external influence by participating in relevant networks

b. Communicates on the project to partners, authorities and stakeholders when relevant

  • Relay he messages of HI global advocacy to all relevant external parties.

  • Develop local partnerships, in link with the line Manager

6. Strategy & business development

a. Contributes to program operational strategy (StratOp) under the line management of OPSM

b; Ongoing assessment of the needs in his/her intervention area. Lead need assessment mission if needed

c. Contributes to the drafting of new proposals for new opportunities

7. Support the Area Manager in monitoring the security

7.1 Contribute to develop a network of security contacts.

7.2 Provide feedback and advice on security risks, as well as on security management resources, such as SOPs, and proposals

7.3 In collaboration with the Area Manager and Senior Management Team, contribute to update the security and contingency plans

7.4 Assist the Area Manager in sensitizing his team (national and international) to security risks and ensuring the understanding and implementation of security documents

B. Skills and Knowledge

1. Management skills

  • Excellent management skills

  • Sound financial management skills

  • Having enough experience of implementing health projects particularly for afghan refugees

  • Being capable of helping team members to progress: developing his/her staff‘s ability to work autonomously.

  • Knowing how to position oneself so things can move forward.

  • Provide conducive working environment to team members

  • Knowing how to simplify and prioritize.

“Project management” professional path skills






Intervention strategy

Planning, monitoring & coordination

Operational partnerships

2. Technical skills





key concepts and standards

Technical design, including software

Project management skills

Project implementaiton skills

Report Writting skills

Skills required for the job:

3. Emergency preparedness and response skills





Emergency response

Humanitarian monitoring and Emergency Preparedness

4. Other professional skills






Results and indicators monitoring


Planning and coordination of qualitative and quantitative surveys, dissemination of results


Project evaluation


Accountability to affected populations: participatory, non -discriminatory and responsible approaches


Capitalisation and continuous learning


Quantitative and qualitative data collection, qualitative analysis


Responsible data management


Statistical analysis and data visualisation


Planning (supply)


Cash management


Financial/budget management


Donor financial management

Human Resources

Organisation design

Institutional fundings

Analysis & monitoring of Donor knowledge

Institutional fundings

Proposal and narrative report writing

Institutional fundings

Negociation (contract, litigation, consortia development

Security Personal

security management


Security context analysis


Security risk analysis


Develop mitigation measures linked to humanitarian security approaches


Security incidents and crises management


Convincing & negotiating policy outcomes


Networking & promotion of HI advocacy messages to external stakeholders

Global programmes management

Management of major risks (safeguarding, fraud & corruption, security and major financial risks)

Global programmes management

Analysis of the context and the stakeholders’ role in conjunction with the programme partnership strategy

Global programmes management

Public relations/representation/ internal-external communication/partner relationships

5. Cross-sector skills





Frameworks and references

Office and collaborative tools

Stress management

Collaborating in a global organisation

6. Languages







Country Language (Pashto, Urdu)

HI Official Language (English)

C. Required for the job Qualification

ü Master degree, preferably in MPH and social sciences

ü Minimum 10 years of Experience

ü Experience working with ECHO is highly recommended

Federation Handicap International is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities or any limitation, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Federation Handicap International has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the Federation Handicap International, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, PSEA (Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Beneficiaries) abuse of authority and discrimination. Federation Handicap International also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. - This position involves working with children, women and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be required to complete a police check and self-declaration form to help verify their suitability to work with children and women.

HI is an equal employment opportunities provider. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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