IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN Pakistan assists the federal, provincial and district governments, as well as civil society organizations, the private sector and other stakeholders in promoting conservation of natural resources and sustainable development. We are searching for self-motivated professionals who have a proven track record of meeting challenges through proactive approaches, for the following positions:

TEAM LEADER, Water Governance in FATA (Environmental Cell) Project - Peshawar based

Under the supervision of Country Representative IUCN Pakistan, the incumbent will be responsible for providing support to the Water Governance in FATA (Environment Cell) Project.

The incumbent will also be responsible for developing, managing and providing guidance and support in the effective implementation of the project activities at the FATA Environment Cell and Planning & Development (P&D) Department, Peshawar.

He/She will be expected to demonstrate conceptual leadership and direction in the areas of Ecological Sustainable Development Planning; Challenges in Water Governance; and Collaboration and Partnerships, while working in close collaboration with departments, institutions and organizations of various FATA Agencies and Frontier Regions (involving both the public and private sectors, as well as civil society and local organizations).

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
•    The incumbent should have a Master’s degree in management sciences, engineering and/or Natural Resource Management with specialization in water governance.
•    At least ten years of relevant experience with international organizations, preferably in development of projects and programme/project management in the development sector, with the ability to lead a team.
•    Demonstrate strong collaboration and liaison with the relevant Government departments and FATA Secretariat.
•    Demonstrated experience in applying Results Based Management tools in managing complex donor-funded projects.
•    Expertise in project formulation and implementation will be an added advantage.

PROGRAMME OFFICER, Water Governance in FATA (Environmental Cell) Project – Peshawar based


Under the guidance of the Team Leader, the Programme Officer will be responsible for providing support in the effective implementation of project activities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
•    The incumbent should have a Master’s degree or higher in water and environment management. 
•    At least seven years professional experience, preferably with international organizations.
•    Good understanding and clarity on the functioning of FATA Secretariat and collaborative working in Government departments.
•    Demonstrated experience of event organization and training and capacity building workshops would be essential.
•    Knowledge of project planning and designing will be an added advantage.
 
ADMIN & FINANCE OFFICER, Water Governance in FATA (Environmental Cell) Project – Peshawar based

Under the guidance of the Team Leader, the incumbent will be responsible for undertaking all Admin & Finance related work of the project.
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
•    The incumbent should have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
•    At least five-to-seven years experience in administration and financial management with international organizations, preferably in the development sector.
•    The candidate must have knowledge of computers, MS Excel, and must be proficient in the use of recent accounting software.
•    Experience of working on ERP is desirable.
•    Expertise in project budget formulation and implementation will be an added advantage.

For all the above positions the candidates must be well versed in written and spoken Urdu/English/local language with strong analytical and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team and willing to travel in connection with project activities.

DURATION: Two years from the date of appointment, and extendable.

For detailed Terms of Reference (TOR), please visit our website: 57


Applicants are requested to apply online through the Human Resource Management System by visiting http://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/, clicking the position title applying for and pressing the "Apply" button. Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information.

The vacancies close at midnight on 6th September, 2015. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.

IUCN is an equal opportunity employer.
(Only short listed candidates will be contacted)