Back Assistant Project Officer

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 17 November 2020
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 03 December 2020


Cowater International Inc. is implementing a project Women Empowerment and Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) which aims to increase the political participation and enjoyment of rights by women, particularly young and marginalized women and those at-risk.


The role of Assistant Project Officer for WEPP-KP is to provide technical support to the Admin and Finance Officers and project team in the implementation of upcoming activities, with a special focus on administration and finance.


  • Provide administrative and finance support for the efficient implementation of WEPP-KP activities including trainings, workshops, seminars, exposure visits and community forums.
  • Facilitate admin and finance in event management, support in processing cash and bills from the banks, coordination with vendors and partners for receipts.
  • Support in drafting letters for government departments, printing of event tools & documents for the project activities and procurement of equipment.
  • Support in dealing with the office guests and maintaining office logs of the project staff.
  • Support in coordinating project events and ensuring the availability of tools, documents, and equipment.



  • Degree in business administration, development studies, social sciences, or relevant area;

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3 years relevant experience in administration, project coordination or another relevant role.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience organising and coordinating events such as trainings, seminars, meetings etc.
  • Ability to work individually, self-motivate and take initiative, while being a team-player.
  • Effective communication and decision-making skills are required.
  • Fluency in English, Pashto and Urdu.
  • Previous experience of working with donor-funded projects is a distinct asset.

Employment conditions : The position will be located within the WEPP-KP office, Peshawar and is a fixed-term, full-time position for a duration of 1 year initially. The contract may be extended beyond one year based on the project's needs and performance of the individual.


With more than 35 years' experience, Cowater International is Canada's global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development and has managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, financial and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Cowater International also has corporate offices in Montreal, Quebec, London, United Kingdom and Nairobi, Kenya in addition to project offices in a wide variety of other locations across Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

We thank you for your interest in building a better tomorrow with Cowater International.

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