Deputy Director
Interactive Research and Development
Karachi, Pakistan.
4d ago

Reporting To

Site Project Director

Employment Type

Full-time Contractual (Open-ended)

JOb Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible for assisting Site Project Director with all aspects of a project, including managing and providing technical support to the program team in developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and assessing a new project.

He / She will also provide strategic guidance to teams, oversee the progress of operations and develop efficient strategies and tactics to produce timely results.


  • Direct the project team with support from SPD and other core team members.
  • Supervise, manage, and mentor project staff.
  • Assist Senior Project Director (SPD) to manage the budget and reports efficiently.
  • Create and track project timelines, plan for an, effective implementation of SOPs and guidelines, and an efficient monitoring system.
  • Conduct field visits to assess challenges and facilitate viable implementation.
  • Assist SPD in preparing and submit donor reports for ongoing and new projects.
  • Ensure implementation of projects in line with organizational and donor policies as applicable.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial reports for the assigned projects.
  • Demonstrate openness to criticism from a supervisor and / or junior team member(s).
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication and motivation in the team.
  • Empowering team members to make informed and transparent decision making.
  • Contribute to data analysis, report, and manuscript writing.
  • Represent the project at related regional and international meetings as needed.
  • Develop and present project progress and learnings at relevant meetings.
  • Establish and sustain effective relationships with collaborators, stakeholders, and partners to assure open communication and alignment of all resources and efforts.
  • Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned.

    Required Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Science, Epidemiology, International Development, or other related fields.
  • A doctorate degree is preferred.
  • Required Experience

  • At least 7-8 years with a Master’s degree.
  • At least 2 years with a doctorate degree.
  • Required Skills

  • Good leadership qualities to lead / supervise / develop a multidisciplinary team.
  • An effective communicator.
  • Available for local travel up to 50% as needed.
  • Knowledge and experience in project / program management, and immunizations.
  • Ability to multi-task successfully.
  • Proficiency with Stata or other statistical software.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently.
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