ABKT's Organizational governing structure:
General body is the supreme body of ABKT, which is comprised of 30 (23 Females and 7 males) members with the gender composition of 75% female and 25% male representation. General body works on permanent basis and members of general body can be replaced after every three years. All the decisions of board of directors are subject to approval of this forum. General body meets once in a year except emergency meetings. The role of general body is to review all the decisions and polices made by board of directors, financial position, organizational reputation and development status. General body elects board of directors members through election after every three years. It has the power to terminate or replace any of the board of director’s members according to rules.
Board of Directors:
Board of Directors is the main body of the organization consisting of 7 members (4 female & 3 male) elected by the general body for every three years. The board is responsible for the overall planning, policy and procedures, progress review, compensation approval, purchasing approvals, yearly financial budgeting, committee’s formation for different matters and to keep check and balance within the organization’s systems. The board monitors and reviews the performance of the executive director. The board meets on quarterly basis and review the organizational progress. Members of the board can visit/ monitor any of the project sites without prior notice. Operational level powers and authorities are delegated by the board to the executive director for the smooth implementation of the organizational operations. It is also responsible to resolve conflicts among the staff, other stakeholders and beneficiaries.
Executive director (ED):
Executive director is the most responsible position in the organization. She/he is responsible and accountable to both the general body and Board of Directors. She/he is responsible to implement all the policies and procedures made by the Board of Directors with the support of management staff. Executive director is responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all the projects and programs. She/he gives most of the operational and financial approvals. Small size of purchasing, procurements can be made by the approval of the ED. She/he is the chairperson of purchasing, procurement and hiring and firing committee. The ED has the authority to punish any of the staff members for violating organizational rules and regulations.
Management level staff members:
Manager PMER, Manager Liaison, Manager admin & Finance, Manager Program, Program Officers, admin & finance officer are management level staff members and responsible to assist executive director and to their respective line managers in the planning and operations of programs of the organization. They are selected by the hiring committee with the recommendation of the ED and responsible for their jurisdiction according to rules and regulations and their job descriptions.
Filed office staff member:
Our field offices comprise of Operational Managers, Field Engineers, PHP’S, PHE’S, and Social Mobilizers who work under the supervision of Operational managers in respective activities and in order to make projects successful they are being monitored by our Monitoring &Evaluation department.