Project Coordinator– Pakistan Youth Leadership Initiative  
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Job Title:   Project Coordinator– Pakistan Youth Leadership Initiative
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Lahore
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Masters
Degree Title:   Degree in Environmental and/or social Science from a HEC recognised university.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   3 Years5 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 22, 2024
Job Description:

Job Purpose:

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for guiding and supporting smooth delivery of Pakistan Youth Leadership Initiative project coordination, partner management, programme development, stakeholder (particularly the government) engagement, and reporting under the programmes in all Provinces and Universities for WaterAid Pakistan.

The Project Coordinator will mainly be responsible for overall project coordination and providing technical support to implementing partners in the execution of the project. The incumbent will ensure high quality project planning and delivery against intended objectives and targets.

Reporting Line:

The individual holding the position of Project Coordinator will report directly to the Provincial Manager – Punjab & KP.

1.    Ensuring effective and timely delivery of agreed outputs and outcomes as set-out in the project documents

2.    As a focal point for the project coordination, oversee all project components and delivery in line with objectives, budgets, timelines, and quality standards of the project.

3.    Effective coordination with Universities and partners for timely execution of trainings

4.    Managing WASH Associates as part of project activities, their day to day management and maintaining the track performance of their learning

5.    Provide technical support and oversight to the implementing partners and WaterAid for effective and efficient implementation of the project. 

6.    Provide field level support through effective engagement with partners, communities and stakeholders.

7.    Conducting regular filed visits to review progress against the plans.

8.    Mentoring and capacity building of the implementing partners to ensure quality of the field interventions and appropriate targeting of excluded communities.

9.    Learn and share knowledge about new approaches and technologies in projects with partners and stakeholders to promote effective management models and innovations.

10. Prepare budget variances, analyse partner reports and coordinate on actionable points with the partners on regular basis.

11. Provide a timely programmatic support to implementing partners to ensure that all activities are consistent with the project design.

12. Conduct periodic project reviews and prepare project reports for donor as well as for WaterAid periodically.

13. Maintain and regularly update project repository of all relevant project documents on the shared drive.

14. Work collaboratively with all teams within WaterAid, keeping them informed of all relevant developments on the project activities as required.

15. Update the required project data and information in the Project Centre periodically.

16. Represent WaterAid in relevant coordination meetings and forums at national/international level.

17. Finalize and share project periodic report to internally for review and then to donor for submission




Education and Knowledge

Degree in Environmental and/or social Science from a HEC recognised university.


·      Degree from an international university in a WASH related discipline will be preferred.


  • 3-5 years’ experience of the management of youth-led initiative and academia-related WASH projects with a national or an international non-governmental organisation
  • Good understanding of WASH sector.
  • Experience in hygiene promotion
  • Proven experience of engaging youth in WASH and Climate Change initiatives
  • Significant experience of coordination with partners and government departments


  • Project Management Skills
  • Excellent knowledge of community mobilisation with interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication/ presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and web searching/browsing)
  • Skilled in the use of stake holders management matrix
  • Understanding of budget management


  • Willingness to spend required time in the field
  • Time management and ability to prioritise multiple, competing tasks
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to train and motivate partners and staff effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to effectively promote WaterAid’s mission values, and objectives
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times

Company Information
Company Name:  WaterAid
Company Description:

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. Since we started in 2006 in Pakistan, weve remained resolutely focused on tackling these three essentials that transform peoples lives. Without all three, people cant live dignified, healthy lives. With all three, they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty, and change their lives for good. Children grow up healthy and strong, women and men get to earn a living, whole communities start to thrive. It sounds normal and it should be. By inspiring people and sparking chain reactions we help deliver lasting change in whats normal. By working closely with partners internationally and on the ground in some of the toughest places in the world, we help achieve widespread change. Millions of people have already taken control of their lives and built better futures.

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