Senior Project Manager - Education Programme - Pakistan


  • Post-graduate degree, preferable in business/communications or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in project management
  • Rigorous process management skills
  • Experience working in Pakistan or similar context
  • Strong management and coordination skills and experience managing relationships in complex organisations
  • Strong multi-tasking, organisational, communications and people skills

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Pakistan and will work in collaboration with the Government and large donor organisations to improve access, retention and the quality of education for all children in primary and secondary schools of Punjab Province.

The programme you will work with supports the Government of Punjab (GoPb) to deliver equitable access to better quality education across the whole province through a range of interventions designed to ensure more children are in school, staying longer and learning more. The programme provides support to the GoPb to improve enrollment and access, teaching quality, schools and teachers and working with low-cost private schools. The programme will be delivered in close collaboration with DFID, GoPb and various school education departments. The overall impact of the programme will be to have more educated people in Punjab making a social and economic contribution.

We will only contact eligible candidates for interview. No phone calls please. McKinsey is an equal opportunity employer.

We will only contact eligible candidates for interview. No phone calls please. McKinsey is an equal opportunity employer.

What You'll Do

You will manage compliance, reporting, and finances.

You will lead on programme operations, including programme set up and close out. You will manage programme budgets, forecasting and invoicing, as well as oversee, develop and manage programme workplans. You will be responsible for developing, submitting and presenting reports and milestones for the programmes. You will also ensure that programmes are compliant with client and firm rules and regulations, and maintain tracking system in case of audit.

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