Project Manager

Terms of Reference

Position: Project Manager
Status: Full Time
Department: Media Watch
Program: Civil Society for Independent Media and Expression (CIME)
Reporting To: Executive Director
Location: Islamabad with some travel nationwide
Deadline: 15 May, 2022



The Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, Pakistan (CPDI) is an independent, non-partisan and a not-for-profit civil society organization working on issues of peace and development in Pakistan. It is registered under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 (XLVII of 1984).


Roles and Responsibilities: 

Following are the core responsibilities of the position:

  • Responsible for execution of the all Project related activities and correspondence.
  • To supervise all activities to execute them according to the prescribed methodology
  • To implement the approved action plan to the agreed standard and deadline.
  • To keep close coordination with CPDI different departments (Communication, Finance, Procurement and M&E) for smooth functioning of the project.
  • To manage Projects’ budget, monitor expenditures & costs.
  • Responsible for developing and submission of project activities report to the donor.
  • To conduct and manage program trainings and orientation to the project staff.
  • To keep a close liaison with media.
  • To coordinate with other implementing partners

Required Qualification and Skills: 

  • Master degree (16 years’ Education) in relevant discipline of Social Sciences
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in governance related project with at least 2 years as project manager.
  • Knowledge of Right to Information and Freedom of Expression issues in Pakistan
  • Excellent skills in research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply: 

  • Interested individuals can send their detailed CV/Resumes along with one-page cover/motivation letter to Applications without cover/motivation letter will not be considered.
  • Last date of application is May 15, 2022, 05:00 PM.
  • Please mention the post applied for in subject line.
  • Please do not attach your degrees or any other supporting document.
  • CPDI has a policy of not sharing the data of applicants with any other agency.

Special Note: 

  • CPDI is a non-smoking area. Smoking is not allowed in covered areas of CPDI offices, inside CPDI official vehicles, during the proceedings of any seminars, conferences or meeting conducted by CPDI or where any employee is representing CPDI.
  • CPDI has a zero-tolerance policy towards financial corruption, moral turpitude and sexual harassment.
  • CPDI has a non-discrimination policy on basis of race, language, color, and religion.
  • CPDI has the policy to disqualify the applicants who try to influence the shortlisting/interview committee during the process of recruitment.
  • As a socially responsible organization, CPDI strives to maintain a plastic-free environment at its offices and during the field activities.