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Deputy Project Coordinator/ Policy Specialist
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Islamabad Capital Territrory
Master Degree or equivalent in Economics, International Trade, Business Administration, Agriculture, Development Studies or related field. With a minimum of 7 years of experience in trade development and/or trade/economic/rural development policy, a
7 Years(A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, International Trade, Business Administration, Agriculture, Development Studies or related field With 9 years of experience in trade development, and/or trade/economic/rural development policy, agricultural value cha)
ITC seeks to hire the services of a seasoned professional to work as Deputy Project Coordinator / Policy Specialist (DPC / PS). In addition to providing strategic direction to the output 1 of GRASP, DPC cum PS will be responsible for ensuring that operational arrangements are in place across three offices in coordination with Geneva team. (S)he will oversee budget management, procurement, partnership agreements, financial reporting, and relationship with UNDP. (S)he will work as key liaison with Geneva based team on finance, procurement, HR, Legal and reporting issues.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countries and transition economies with special emphasis on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDs) Fragile States and Sub-Saharan Africa. ITC Headquarters is located in Geneva, Switzerland. ITC projects and programmes contribute to the global efforts to achieve UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the Aid for Trade agenda.
About the GRASP Project:
The Growth for Rural Advancement and Sustainable Progress (GRASP) is a 66 month project that will contribute to the reduction of poverty through development of rural SMEs in selected districts within two provinces of Pakistan: Balochistan and Sindh. GRASP will focus on selected product lines within livestock and horticulture.