Economic Empowerment Coordinator  
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Job Title:   Economic Empowerment Coordinator
Category:   Operations
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   No Preference
Age:   21 to 60 years
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Bachelor / Masters degree in Social Science or Management Sciences
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   6 Years
Apply By:   Aug 16, 2020
Job Description:

·         Develop in depth understanding of project documents (SLA, LFA, budget, proposal) as well as business process / DIP for planning & implementation of project activities.

·         Improve the livelihood of widowed families through development of skills that have demand in market as well as can generate income in a short span of time.

·         Improve the access of widowed families to healthcare facilities by providing insurance (Takaful) and linkages with free healthcare facilities through strong referral mechanism.

·         Establish career counselling mechanism throughout the project areas and provide merit based scholarship to most deserving students.

·         Reactivation / formation of community groups at community level in coordination with existing CWDP team.

·         Mobilize and strengthen the community groups at community level to raise voice for their rights through active engagement and linkages with line department.      

·         Perform quality & quantity assurance checks by paying regular visits to project target area to verify the work is performed in compliance with the plans and specifications.

·         Lead on Identification & hiring of project team and interns while working in close collaboration with HR department.

·         Responsible for management of project team (project officers, psychologist and interns etc), documentation of performance feedback, grievance handling and other day to day affairs where applicable. 

·         Take part in Takaful facility selection process by evaluating the proposal against specifications given in approved TORs as & when needed.

·         Designing integrated work plans in collaboration with teams from other departments/thematic areas.

·         Coordinate with internal (APM, CWDP Manager, other sector leads at CO & area level) & external (Clusters, contractors, public health department, other organization’s representatives working in project areas, community activists, COs, VOs and beneficiary households) stakeholders  related to project and other matters of mutual interest.

·         In place contingency plan to deal with external factors affecting or may affect the field activities

·         Ensure preparation & record management of project activities.

·         Preparation of daily, weekly, monthly and other progress reports for management’s info.

·         Ensure proper filling of forms & formats as per desired standard

·         Extend support to MEAL / MIS / Communications staff for gathering desired information.

·         Close coordination with line manager for effective implementation of project activities.


It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with Islamic values and principles as well as commitment to Islamic Relief vision, mission, Safeguarding, PSEA and core values.



 Bachelor / Masters degree in Social Science or Management Sciences


Minimum experience of similar role in NGO setup:

6 Years with Master degree and/or 9 year with Bachelor degree

Computer Skills:

MS Office, Outlook, ERP systems familiarity


Urdu, English and local languages

Key Personal Qualities:

·         Strong emotional intelligence and resilience, and able to maintain self-control in difficult situations.

·         Able to work under extreme conditions in field areas.

·         Good communication skills in local as well as English / Urdu language which delivers information with clarity in a wide range of situations.

·         Has a positive nature and able to overcome issues that create hindrance in achievement of entrusted goals / objectives.

·         Has a learning attitude and a continuous improvement philosophy.

Value Added Skills

·         Child & Women Rights / protection issues

·         Referral Mechanism establishment

·         Social Mobilization and Advocacy

·         Networking with line departments and relevant stakeholders

·         Health Insurance

·         Health & Hygiene Promotion

·         Monitoring & Accountability

·         Inclusion

Company Information
Company Name:  Islamic Relief Pakistan
Company Description:

We are an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) founded in the UK in 1984 by a group of concerned postgraduate students. Working in over 30 countries worldwide, we respond to disasters and emergencies, as well as promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities regardless of race, religion or gender.

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