Islamic Relief (IR) is a UK based international relief and development organization, providing humanitarian aid during emergencies and working for the long-term development of the world’s poorest people. Islamic Relief is working in Pakistan since 1992 with the most vulnerable communities of Pakistan in Humanitarian, WASH, Health & hygiene, Islamic Microfinance, Disaster Risk Reduction, Child Welfare and Sustainable Livelihood sectors. Major operational areas of IR are AJK, Balochistan, Khyber Pukhtunkha, Sindh & Punjab.
Islamic Relief invites potential candidates to apply for
Position: Head of Programmes Place of posting: Islamabad
No. of Position: 01 Monthly Salary: 285,000 – 315,000
The incumbent would be responsible to provide management and strategic guidance of humanitarian and long-term development programmes to ensure alignment to the counlry and global strategic plan. This will include Providing strategic direction, leadership and expertise to the programme in Pakistan, Ensure programme meets Islamic Relief’s quality standards, Ensure quality and timely proposals and donor reports by working closely with moritoring, evaluation and learning (MEAL) and programme development department, Ensure the development and utilization of best practice for technical interventions, Network with and represent Islamic Relief to partners (government authorities, donors, Islamic Relief partner offices, INGOs, local NGOs and CBOs etc). This position is based in Islamabad with 60% of traveling into Islamic Relief Pakistan Programme Areas.
Ideal candidate must be Master degree holder in development studies, social sciences or any other related subject, strong knowledge and practical experience with IRW key donors (mainly DfID, EC, SIDA, CIDA, and UN agencies), excellent written & verbal communication skills in English. 5-7 years of relevant experience in managing relief and development programmes preferably with an international NGO.
Interested candidates may log on to www.islamic-relief.org.pk for detailed Job Description and submit their online Application Form latest by Sept 06,2015. Only short listed candidates will be called for test/interview. No TA/DA will be admissible.
(Islamic Relief is an Equal Opportunities Employer)