Career Opportunity: Project Director

08 January 2023

Request for Expression of Interest - Project Director 

Sustainable and Integrated Labor Services Project (SAILS) 

Terms of Reference (TOR)

Iulaan Number: 216-MPAO-HR/IUL/2023/1

Date: 08th January 2023

Contract: Project Director 

Project: SAILS Project 

Source: National 

Number of Staff: 1 staff 

Funded by the World Bank, the Government of Maldives is implementing the Sustainable and Integrated Labor Services Project to improve social protection coverage and employability of workers. This Project is jointly implemented by the Ministry of Economic Development (MoED)  and Maldives Pension Administration Office (MPAO). 

Maldives Pension Administration Office (MPAO) is seeking to contract a full time Project Director for the overall management and coordination of the Project Management Unit  in implementation of the Component 2 of the SAILS Project. 

Overall Responsibilities

The overall responsibilities of the Project Director includes (but not limited to) the following:

  • Managing and coordinating Project activities that includes initial preparations, implementation, completion, reporting and Project closure;
  • Ensuring coordination and collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and other stakeholders;
  • Managing the Project Management Unit, PMU staff and overseeing the daily works of the Unit;
  • Ensuring that the Project timelines are adhered to and required reporting mechanisms are followed. 

Scope of Services, Expertise and Remuneration 

Please refer to the attached Terms of Reference (TOR) 

Contract Duration 

The initial contract duration shall be 1 (one) year from the date of signature, and this period shall include a probationary period of 3 (three) months. The contract shall be extended until 30 June 2027 upon successful completion of the initial contract, and performance during the initial contract period.

EOI Submission Deadline

Interested applicants shall submit applications through For additional information and clarifications please contact 1441 or email [email protected]

The expressions of interest shall be submitted no later than 1600 hours, Maldivian time on 16 January 2023. 

Note: The request for expressions of interest shall be read in conjunction with the ToR for the respective post.