Assistant Programme Officer-SINDH (APO)

Job Title                                   Assistant Programme Office

Working Section                Programme Section

Appointing Authority       HomeNet Pakistan (HNP)

Working Station                  karachi-SINDH

Status                                        Full-time

Employees supervised Regional coordinator / Project Director

Reporting relationship

The Assistant programme officer will report to the Regional coordinator.

Authorities assigned

The Assistant programme officer has the authorities assigned to him by the Regional coordinator / Project Director on a day-to-day basis.

Job summary

The Assistant Programme Officer assist the Regional coordinator / Project Director in the implementation and full documentation of the programme on the regional level.

This includes the setting up, strengthening, ongoing support, monitoring and supervision of Programme in selected districts, develop and increase interaction and linkages with women in target communities, local government institutions and civil society organizations. To help in developing concrete indicators through a baseline study on women’s participation in formal political institutions, including political parties and local councils. The Programme Officer will undertake initial work and finalize plans to develop innovative media and communication strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

Conceptual input

  1. Identify programme strengths and gaps and present proposals for the improvement of the programme to the Regional coordinator / Project Director
  2. Seek and study information and materials that are relevant to the programme and share useful information and materials with colleagues for successful implementation at grass root level.
  3. Help maintain linkages to strengthen synergies, Contribute to the planning process of programmes as requested.
  4. Implementation of the logical frame work and impact evaluation quarterly basis.
  5. How to empower women home based workers and excluded groups in Sindh region.

Periodic duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in and contribute to monthly review and planning meetings of all programmes.
  • Participate in and contribute to networking with other NGOs, employees federation and confederation activities.
  • Participate in and contribute to monthly meetings of the project Regional coordinator / Project Director
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, and budget requisitions, and review their realization at the end of their respective terms.
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly progress report at the end of their respective timelines.
  • Prepare and submit to the Regional coordinator six-monthly and annual reports according to the project reporting formats.
  • Prepare and organised conferences, networking and exposure meetings as planned in the annual work plan.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skill.
  • Capable of the conflict resolution and multi tasking.
  • Regular field visit to target district and communities for implementation of the project activities.
  • Liaising with government department and civil society network.

How to Apply

Detailed Job descriptions are available at www.homenetpakistan.org Interested candidates may submit the job application with clearly mentioned the Job Position latest by December 14, 2018. Final salary offer will be determined on applicant’s profile and experience. Only short listed candidates will be called for test/interview.

Please forward your resume at hr@homenetpakistan.org  or ahk.hnp@gmail.com. In case of any technical issue related to application please call 042-36282989, 92-321-4276080

(HomeNet Pakistan is an Equal Opportunities Employer)

Position Vacant of Program Officer at Quetta Office

Job Advertisement 

Position Title: Program Officer

 Company: HomeNet Pakistan

 Location: Quetta

Hiring Authority: Home Net Pakistan

 Status: Full time

Advertisement Date: 02 Jan 2019

Closing Date: 07 Jan, 2019

Project Description: Home Net Pakistan in collaboration with Aurat Foundation is implementing a two year project of UN Women titled “Empowerment of women home based workers and excluded groups in Pakistan” funded by the UN Women in Quetta (Quetta).

Job Description

Job Title                                   Programme Officer

Working Section                Programme Section

Appointing Authority       HomeNet Pakistan

Working Station                  Quetta

Status                                        Full-time

Project Duration                 Two years

Employees supervised Regional coordinator / Project Director

Contract duration              11 months

Category                                   Project Staff

Proposed Salary                50,000/-Rs per month

Reporting relationship

The programme officers report to the Regional coordinator.

Authorities assigned

The programme officers have the authorities assigned to them by the Regional coordinator / Project Director on a day-to-day basis.

Job summary

The programme officers assist the Regional coordinator / Project Director in the implementation and full documentation of the programme at the regional level.

This includes the setting up, execution, strengthening, ongoing support, monitoring, reporting, supervision and coordination within the ambit of the Project in selected districts, develop and increase interaction and linkages with women in target communities, provincial government, line departments, local government institutions and civil society organizations. To help in developing concrete indicators through a baseline study on women’s participation in formal political institutions, including political parties and local councils. The Programme Officer will undertake initial work and finalize plans to develop innovative advocacy, media and communication strategies

Responsibilities and Duties

Conceptual input

  1. Identify programme strengths and gaps and present proposals for the improvement of the programme to the Regional coordinator / Project Director
  2. Seek and study information and materials that are relevant to the programme and share useful information and materials with colleagues for successful implementation at grass root level.
  3. Help maintain linkages to strengthen synergies. Contribute to the planning process of programmes as requested.
  4. Implementation of the logical frame work and impact evaluation quarterly basis.
  5. Inclusion and empowerment of women home based workers and women excluded groups in Sindh regional for economic frameworks.

Periodic duties and responsibilities

  • Participate and contribute to monthly review and planning meetings of all programmes.
  • Participate and contribute to networking with other NGOs, workers and employers, federation activities.
  • Participate in and contribute to monthly meetings of the project Regional coordinator / Project Director
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, and budget requisitions, and review their realisation at the end of their respective terms.
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly progress report at the end of their respective timelines.
  • Prepare and submit to the Regional coordinator, monthly quarterly, six-monthly and annual reports according to the project reporting formats.
  • Prepare and organise conferences, advocacy, and networking and exposure meetings as planned in the annual work plan.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skill.
  • Capable of the conflict resolution and multi tasking.
  • Regular field visit to target district and communities for implementation of the project activities.

Liaising with government department and civil society network.

Required Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of working in development sector
  • Experience of implementation and managing  gender based projects
  • Directly involved in Provincial and district level Advocacy on women issues

Education

  • Master in Social science or relevant discipline

 Skills

  • Strong Advocacy and lobbying skills
  • Robust communication, coordination skills to explain information and converse with government officials and policy makers at regional level.
  • Organizational skills to effectively process all project activities and reporting
  • Self-confidence to take the initiative to approach potential outcome for the project
  • Ability to meet the deadlines and working under challenging environment.

Competencies

Good analytical & problem solving skills; Good negotiation and communication skills; Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in diverse cultural background; Good knowledge of computer applications; Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility; Good managerial skills in field level implementation.

All Candidates may apply online through Homenet pakistan website till Nov 02, 2018 or send your profile on email: hr@homenetpakistan.org, or ahk.hnp@gmail.com, by mentioning “Application for Program Officer” in subject.

Position for Social Mobilizer (SM-Quetta)

Job Description

Job Title                                   Social Mobilizer

Working Section                Programme Section

Appointing Authority       HomeNet Pakistan (HNP)

Working Station                  Quetta

Status                                        full time 

Contract duration              08 months

Category                                   short term employment

Proposed Salary                18000/-Rs per month

Education

Candidate must be Graduate with over 6 year experience.

Reporting relationship

The Social mobilizer will report to the Programme Officer, Quetta /Regional Coordinator, HNP, Quetta

Job summary

The Social mobilizer will assist the Project staff in the implementation of the organising activities and full documentation of the programme at the Quetta level.

This includes the identification , organising ,execution, strengthening, Capacity Building Sessions, ongoing support, of Programme in Baluchistan, develop and increase interaction and linkages with women in target communities, organization working with HBWs, domestics workers,  trade unions,  local government institutions, media , vocational training institutes, public representatives  and civil society organizations. To help in developing concrete indicators through a baseline study on women’s participation informal economy of urban areas. The social mobilizer will undertake initial work and finalize plans to develop innovative organizing strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

Conceptual input

  1. Identify programme strengths and gaps and present proposals for the improvement of the programme.
  2. Seek and study information and materials that are relevant to the programme and share useful information and materials with colleagues.
  3. Help maintain linkages to strengthen synergies. Contribute to the planning process of programmes as requested.

Periodic duties and responsibilities

  1. Participate in and contribute to Quarterly review and planning meetings of all programmes till end of assignment.
  2. Regular follow-up and execution of the field activities in districts.
  3. Participate in and contribute to networking with other MBO/NGOs active in the same field.
  4. Identification of the community groups, leaders and formation of MBOs of Home Base Workers & Domestic Workers.
  5. Coordinate with the network partners on continuous basis.
  6. Coordination with other project activities and develop synergies
  7. Maintain a liaison with Head Office as and when indicated by the Project team.
  8. Help prepare, quarterly and monthly work plans, and review their realisation at the end of their respective terms.
  9. Help prepare and submit, monthly, quarterly, six-monthly reports according to the project reporting formats.
  10. Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, six monthly reports as per organizational formats at the end of every month and quarter as communicated by the project team.
  11. Help prepare and organise conferences, networking, capacity building sessions and exposure meetings as planned in the annual work plan.
  12. Coordination and facilitation to the project team for Identification of the institutions for career development courses.
  13. Linkages development with the trade unions and department of labour for the registration of the Union of domestic workers in Sindh.
  14. Maintain record of targets as set within the project implementation period.

How to Apply

Detailed Job descriptions are available at www.homenetpakistan.org Interested candidates may submit the job application with clearly mentioned the Job Position latest by October 4, 2018. Final salary offer will be determined on applicant’s profile and experience. Only short listed candidates will be called for test/interview.

Please forward your resume at hr@homenetpakistan.org  or ahk.hnp@gmail.com. In case of any technical issue related to application please call 042-36282989, 92-321-4276080

(HomeNet Pakistan is an Equal Opportunities Employer)

 

Position Assistant Program Officer (APO)

Job Description

Job Title                                   Assistant Programme Officer

Working Section                  Programme Section

Appointing Authority        HomeNet Pakistan (HNP)

Working Station                   Quetta District

Status                                         Full-time

Advertisement Date :              02 Jan 2019

Closing Date :                           07 Jan 2019

Duration                                   Expected duration  09 Months

Number of Vacancies              01

Education

Candidate must be Master degree holder in Mass Communication or Social Sciences with over Three years  of experience.

Employees supervised Regional coordinator / Project Director

Reporting relationship

The Assistant programme officer will report to the Regional coordinator.

Authorities assigned

The Assistant programme officer has the authorities assigned to him/her by the Regional coordinator / Project Director on a day-to-day basis.

Job summary

The Assistant Programme Officer assist the Regional coordinator / Project Director in the implementation and full documentation of the programme on the regional level.

This includes the setting up, strengthening, ongoing support, monitoring and supervision of Programme in selected districts, develop and increase interaction and linkages with women in target communities, local government institutions and civil society organizations. To help in developing concrete indicators through a baseline study on women’s participation in formal political institutions, including political parties and local councils. The Programme Officer will undertake initial work and finalize plans to develop innovative media and communication strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

Conceptual input

  1. Identify programme strengths and gaps and present proposals for the improvement of the programme to the Regional coordinator / Project Director
  2. Seek and study information and materials that are relevant to the programme and share useful information and materials with colleagues for successful implementation at grass root level.
  3. Help maintain linkages to strengthen synergies. Contribute to the planning process of programmes as requested.
  4. Implementation of the logical frame work and impact evaluation quarterly basis.
  5. How to empower women home based workers and excluded groups in Baluchistan region.

Periodic duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in and contribute to monthly review and planning meetings of all programmes.
  • Participate in and contribute to networking with other NGOs, employees federation and confederation activities.
  • Participate in and contribute to monthly meetings of the project Regional coordinator / Project Director
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, and budget requisitions, and review their realisation at the end of their respective terms.
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly progress report at the end of their respective timelines.
  • Prepare and submit to the Regional coordinator six-monthly and annual reports according to the project reporting formats.
  • Prepare and organised conferences, networking and exposure meetings as planned in the annual work plan.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skill.
  • Capable of the conflict resolution and multi tasking.
  • Regular field visit to target district and communities for implementation of the project activities.
  • Liaising with government department and civil society network.

How to Apply

Detailed Job descriptions are available at www.homenetpakistan.org Interested candidates may submit the job application with clearly mentioned the Job Position latest by October 4, 2018. Final salary offer will be determined on applicant’s profile and experience. Only short listed candidates will be called for test/interview.

Please forward your resume at hr@homenetpakistan.org  or ahk.hnp@gmail.com. In case of any technical issue related to application please call 042-36282989, 92-321-4276080

(HomeNet Pakistan is an Equal Opportunities Employer)

Consultant/Technical Advisor for the finalization of HomeBased workers Policy Law in sindh.

Term Of Reference Consultancy

Category : Consultant/ Technical Advisor for the finalization of HomeBased workers Policy Law in Sindh.

Duration : 06 Months

 

Background and Purpose

HomeNet Pakistan (HNP), in collaboration with UN women, is implementing a Project Empowerment of Women Home based workers and excluded groups in Pakistan in Sindh.

The project aims to have an integrated approach in order to economically and socially empower 5,000 women HBWs and excluded groups (including women living with HIV/AIDS, transgender and women with disabilities). A three–pronged strategy will be adopted for project implementation that includes:

  1.  Advocacy at government and corporate level to draft HBW’s policy/legislation, its adoption and implementation
  2.  Enhanced skills to acquire social security/microfinance/market outreach.
  3. Capacity building of women home based workers and excluded groups

Strategy-I       will focus on advocacy element. Relevant stakeholders, CSO members, workers’ unions, HBWs unions and groups, line departments, political leaders, parliamentarians and government officials will be consulted and advocacy will be carried out. For effective advocacy strategy, HBWs task force will be formed and policy will be drafted, adopted and implemented to promote women’s economic empowerment in Sindh.

Strategy-II intends to capacitate the HBWs and excluded groups regarding microfinance and insurance schemes, conduct financial literacy training for selected HBWs, form the cooperatives of 5000 informal workers, link them with entrepreneur’s network and provide them referral services. The project will organize 5,000 women workers and excluded groups in Sindh, build the capacity of 5,000 informal workers through life skill training and conduct awareness raising sessions and behaviour change communication sessions for 5,000 (300 women and 200 transgender) right holders on issues concerning their wellbeing.

Strategy-III intends to develop the baseline and register the targeted HBWs. Capacity building of targeted informal workers will be carried out regarding microfinance, business development, entrepreneurship, social security benefits, legal support and referral services on violence against women, women right, decision making and access to productive resources. The project will also train 500 women and excluded group leaders to represent their issues/concerns at district/province level. The district action committees will also be formed in each district to influence the local budget and policies regarding their rights.

Project Outcomes:

Outcome 1: Government and corporate policies, laws and programs to promote women’s economic empowerment supported in Sindh.

Outcome 2: Women HBWs and excluded groups are economically empowered and women participate in decision-making processes at the household and community level in Sindh.

Primary Objective of the Assignment

 The project intends to hire services of a consultant as Technical Advisor to support HomeNet Pakistan and Labour and Human Resource department in developing the Action plan for the HBWs policy, develop rules of business for the HBWs Protection Law; and review and develop proposed amendments in the existing Labour laws with respect to the inclusion of HBWs. The purpose of the initiative is to provide facilitation to the LHRD Sindh in taking prompt actions, for the HBWs policy implementation.

Scope of Work& Methodology:

The consultant will incorporate the provincial aspects with regard to the implementation and developing of the provincial frameworks. He /She will work in coordination with the LHRD and HomeNet Pakistan in finalizing the Action plan, Rules of Business for HBWs law, proposed amendments in the existing labour laws, provincial action /implementation plan/framework and mechanism for social security registration of HBWs.

The methodology requires the consultant to finalize the above tasks in lieu of the comments and recommendations received from different stakeholders during the meetings with relevant stakeholders in tripartite arrangements:

  • Labour and Human Resource department,
  • Law department
  • Provincial Labour departments
  • Provincial Women Development departments
  • Local government
  • Federal Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development
  • Social welfare department
  • Employers federation of Pakistan
  • Workers federations and organizations
  • Members of Provincial tripartite committees
  • HBWs federation
  • Organizations working for and with HBWs.
  • Any other

It is anticipated that the scope of work shall encompass relevant information based on the baseline and existing information on the HBWs; on the ground experiences, provincial experiences and comments of the Labour and Human Resource, Law department, and relevant stakeholders.

Outputs:

The key deliverables will be as follows:

  • Finalization of the Provincial Action plan for the HBWs Policy Implementation.
  • Drafting of Rules of Business for the Provincial HBWs Law.
  • Development of proposed amendments in the existing Labour laws for the possibility of inclusion of HBWs as per policy and law.

Timeframe

The time frame for the completion of the assignment is 6 months, after the date of the signing of the contract. The consultant would be required to work in close coordination with the Provincial Labour and Human Resource department. Assignment is based in the Karachi. Total duration for the assignment is 90 days, spread over 6 months’ time including travel.

Mode of Payment

 A total amount of Rs 288,000 /-

  • 50 percent advance shall be paid at the signing of the contract
  • 30   percent at submission of the draft Action Plan and Rules of Business.
  • 20 percent at the finalization submission
  • Service Tax will be charged as per the FBR define rules.

Qualifications Required

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Minimum University degree in any relevant field of Law, Economics, Social sciences.

SPECIFIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Preferred 5 years of professional experience in conducting assignments in the field of democratic governance, policy, legislative processes and implementation of laws.

 GENERAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Candidate must have experience in leading assignments on his/her own along with learning experience in public sector of Pakistan and in particular the Labour Department.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITITIES

Candidate must have excellent technical assistance skills, analytical report writing and knowledge in human rights, gender and social inclusion themes along with good inter\personal and presentational abilities.

Deadline for submission of CV is 30th January 2018, 05 .00 pm

Please submit your CV at hr@homenetpakistan.org

Human Resource Department

Home Net Pakistan

27-12-2017