Interactive Research & Development IRD Jobs Program Manager

Interactive Research & Development IRD Jobs Program Manager:

Organization: Interactive Research & Development IRD
Position: Program Manager
Program: Kiran Sitara
Location: Karachi

JOB PURPOSE : The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of National Program Manager for delivering goal, objectives and activities under the School Based Deworming Program. The incumbent will be responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities, managing the existing resources, communicating with donors/stakeholders whenever delegated by Program Manager as well as consolidating reports for submission.


  • Lead development and facilitation of provincial Pakistan Deworming Initiative Program (PDI) in respective regions/province with relevant departments of the provincial/regional government with support from National Program Managers(NPMs)
  • Lead development and facilitation of provincial Pakistan Deworming Initiative Program (PDI) in respective regions/province with relevant departments of the provincial/regional government with support from NPMs
  • Facilitate the provincial government and steering committee/ technical working group in the preparation of work-plans, budgets and participate in the meetings
  • Assist the Technical Working Group representatives from key departments to identify key staff within ministries/ departments of the respective regions/ province to lead and manage the provincial PDI Program on a day-to-day basis
  • Recruit, supervise and manage provincial and district teams for effective implementation of the program
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders for the development of training materials, community sensitization materials, reporting forms
  • Coordinate with the education, health and other relevant departments data of private/public schools, deeni madaris, health care facilities and associated information and processes of teachers training cascade and health professionals to prepare for Mass Drug Administration (MDA)
  • Monitor and coordinate with the provincial governments in distribution of training, community sensitization materials, drugs and reporting forms to the training venues and subsequently to schools
  • Coordinate with the health department focal person for the drug storage and its distribution to the training venues/schools and ensure the availability of required drug supply in support with the district coordinator(s)
  • Coordinate between ‘Third-Party Independent Monitoring Firm’ and the Government for monitoring and validation of data through reverse cascade, training activities
  • Real time coordination and reporting to the National Program Manager Implementation and on the program challenges and success
  • Actively supervise the payment process to Lead/Master Trainers and Teachers with Finance and Admin teams of IRD as per agreed mechanism

Required Qualification: Master’s Degree in (Public Health, International Development or Social Sciences) from an accredited college or university.

Required Experience: At least 4-year experiences in project management; experience working with international NGOs will be an added value.

Required Skills

  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Has ability to establish rapport with high level government officials as well as with NGOs and other stakeholders
  • Strong Interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as a team player
  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and efficient Apply

Interactive Research & Development IRD Jobs Program Manager

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