Program Associate  
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Job Title:   Program Associate
Category:   Management Consulting
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad, Rawalpindi
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   University qualification at least Bachelors / Master’s (Fresh Graduates and Master Degree);
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   2 Years5 Years
Apply By:   Aug 6, 2021
Job Description:


  • University qualification at least Bachelors / Master’s (Fresh Graduates and Master Degree);
  • Proficiency in oral and written English;
  • Strong skills in interpersonal and communication;
  • Excellent writing skills, strong ability to summarize data concisely;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and high motivation;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines;
  • Ability to identify, obtain and analyze information from a variety of sources;
  • Strong computer skills including MS office;
  • Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful, and flexible;
  • Collaboration and Teamwork;
  • Problem-solving skills; and
  • Able to manage workload and meet deadlines.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Major responsibilities include the following:

  • PA will be responsible for programmatic, planning, and administrative support for the PEI’s overall program areas that benefit the PEI’s program/project area;
  • PA will be responsible for the writing of concept papers, proposals, success stories, case studies, report writing, periodic reports, and annual reports;
  • Coordination and communication with PEI’s project and program teams, donors, and community;
  • Field travel in PEI’s program and project areas; and
  • Any other task relevant to the position or assigned by senior management.

Company Information
Company Name:  Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI)
Company Description:
Poverty is the root cause of every problem in the society, has no doubts worse affects on human life. Traditional gender roles in Pakistan especially in NWFP, which remains indulged in tribal culture, define the woman’s place as in the home and not in the workplace, and define the man as the breadwinner. Consequently, the society invests far less in women than men. Women in NWFP suffer more from poverty of opportunities throughout their lives as compared to other provinces. Economic vulnerability is a key factor in the rise of poverty in Pakistan; vulnerability also arises from social powerlessness, political instability, and ill-functioning institutions. Corruption and political instabilities such as various separatist movements in Baluchistan and Waziristan resulted in reduction of business confidence, deterioration of economic growth, reduced public expenditure, poor delivery of public services, and undermining of the rule of law. The root causes of current unrest in whole country especially FATA and FRS are linked with the absence of the opportunities for youth in all sections of life in general and particular in livelihoods. Active participation of the youth in decision making and development of the area is neglected and never given a chance to decide their fate. This made youth of the area frustrated and restless and compelled them to take part in the unhealthy activities. Poverty and the lack of modern curriculum have proved destabilizing factors for Pakistani society as these causes our youth to be exploited by religious organizations banned by the government to run schools and produce militant literature. Eradication of poverty cannot be brought about by charity, but needs first and foremost empowering the poor, focusing on women, and tapping their tremendous potential. Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) is a non-political, non-partisan and non-profit organization working as a facilitator to initiate and sustain women and children oriented developmental p

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