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Intern Required

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April 22, 2016
Job Responsibilities:

Intern Required in Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply by following the below mentioned process.

Duration of internship is 3 months (Paid)

Please send your CV at hr@ictrdf.org.pk . Last date to apply is March 26 , 2016. 

Qualification & Experience:
Fresh graduates
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
3 months (Paid)
Last Date to Apply:
26-04-2016
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Chief Executive Officer

Advertisement Date:
April 10, 2016
Job Responsibilities:

In order to strengthen and build the capacity of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector of Pakistan by investing in and supporting world class Research and Development (R&D) programs, the Government of Pakistan has established the Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company, which is being operated as a corporate entity. Applications are sought from dynamic individuals with credentials and vision to head this organization. The position carries immense responsibility and calls for a thorough commitment to this extremely vital national goal.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall technical and administrative leadership to the project implementation team, including development of strategies, budgets, work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans and reporting 
  • Helps the Board determine the Fund’s values, mission, vision, and short- and long-term goals.
  • Supporting the Board’s role in giving firm strategic direction to NICT , setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
  • Keeps the Board fully informed on the activities of the Fund and on all the important factors influencing it.
  • Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those which are appropriate to the Board and/or its Committees; and, facilitates discussion and deliberation.
  • Informs the Board and its Committees about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy-making. Recommends policy directions.
  • Pursues global best practices on national research and innovation strategies and keeps the Board updated on the same.
  • Implementation of strategies and policies approved by the Board, making appropriate arrangements to ensure that funds and resources are properly safeguarded and are used economically, efficiently and effectively and in accordance with all statutory obligations.
  • Review outcomes and metrics created by NICT for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics.

 

Management and administration:

  • Provides general oversight of all the Fund’s activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
  • Assures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation.
  • Assures a work environment that recruits, retains and supports quality staff. Assures process for selecting, development, motivating, and evaluating staff.
  • Recommends staffing and financing to the Board of Directors
  • Specifies accountabilities for management personnel and evaluates performance regularly.

Foster ICT Research, Development and Innovation:

  • Facilitates the integration of the Fund’s activities into the very fabric of the Pakistan’s ICT Research, Development and Innovation community.
  • Acts as an advocate, within the public and private sectors, for issues relevant to the R&D Fund Company, its services and its stakeholders.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for the ICT R&D Fund Company, ensuring proper representation of the Fund at all relevant forums.
  • Initiates, develops, and maintains cooperative relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Works with representatives of academia and industry to promote and foster relevant research and innovation in ICT that delivers measurable socio economic growth of Pakistan.
  • Promote measurable domestic and international collaboration between ICT Research, Development and Innovation communities.
  • Promote and measure funded Research & Innovation commercialization.

Governance:

  • Helps the Board articulate its own role and accountabilities and that of its Committees and individual members, and helps evaluate performance regularly.
  • Works with the Board Chairperson to enable the Board to fulfill its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Board, its committees and individual Board members.
  • Focuses Board attention on long-range strategic issues.
  • Manages the Board’s due diligence process to assure timely attention to core issues

Financing:

  • Promotes programs, projects and services that are delivered in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Works with the Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals

Legal Compliance:

  • Assure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Required Skill-Set:

  • Must have excellent people management skills and have the ability to work with both senior academicians and top industry leaders. Must have the communication skills required to interact with senior government officials, political leaders and other stakeholders.
  • Must have demonstrated experience of providing vision, leading and managing multiple teams of top professionals and delivering concrete and measureable results in a demanding corporate environment.
  • Must have demonstrated experience of evaluating and applying emerging technologies to transform businesses and deliver sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Experience of Industry/Academia, Research & Innovation and collaboration/commercialization would be a distinct advantage.
  • Exposure to technology based entrepreneurship will be an added advantage.

 

Application Submission:

Applications along with Resume/CV with requisite documents should be submitted online by logging on to www.rozee.pk  and should also be emailed at Jobs@ictrdf.org.pk and  hr@moitt.gov.pk within 15 days of the publication of this advertisement.

 

Note: Applicants who have already applied for this position with reference to advertisement dated February 28, 2016 need to apply afresh against the above mentioned criteria.

Qualification & Experience:
• Must have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Electronics, Computers or other ICT related disciplines) / Computer Sciences or other ICT related disciplines from HEC recognized University with minimum sixteen years of formal education. • Additional Qualifications as MBA/MPA/Masters in Engineering (ICT related discipline) / Sciences( Computers , ICT related disciplines) / Management, from HEC recognized university will be considered as additional qualifications for the purpose of evaluation. • Must have at least 15 years of professional experience with five years at a relevant senior management/decision making position and management of multiple parallel projects.
Reports To:
Board of Directors
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
The organization offers a congenial professional environment and an excellent remuneration package and commensurate with experience and qualification of the candidate.
Last Date to Apply:
24-04-2016
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Applicants who have already applied for this position with reference to advertisement dated February 28, 2016 need to apply afresh against the above mentioned criteria.
 

Chief Executive Officer

Advertisement Date:
February 28, 2016
Job Responsibilities:

The Chief Executive Officer serves as Chief Executive of the Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company. Together, the Board and the Chief Executive Officer ensure delivery against the ICT R&D Fund’s mission and vision, and the accountability of the ICT R&D Fund to its diverse stakeholders.

The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Chief Executive Officer, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Chief Executive Officer provides support to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Helps the Board determine the Fund’s values, mission, vision, and short- and long-term goals.
  • Helps the Board monitor and evaluate the Fund’s relevancy to the ICT R&D community, its effectiveness, and its results.
  • Keeps the Board fully informed on the activities of the Fund and on all the important factors influencing it.
  • Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those which are appropriate to the Board and/or its Committees; and, facilitates discussion and deliberation.
  • Informs the Board and its Committees about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy-making. Recommends policy directions.
  • Pursues global best practices on national research and innovation strategies and keeps the Board updated on the same.
  • Implementation of strategies and policies approved by the Board, making appropriate arrangements to ensure that funds and resources are properly safeguarded and are used economically, efficiently and effectively and in accordance with all statutory obligations.

Management and administration:

  • Provides general oversight of all the Fund’s activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
  • Assures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation.
  • Assures a work environment that recruits, retains and supports quality staff. Assures process for selecting, development, motivating, and evaluating staff.
  • Recommends staffing and financing to the Board of Directors
  • Specifies accountabilities for management personnel and evaluates performance regularly.

Foster ICT Research, Development and Innovation:

  • Facilitates the integration of the Fund’s activities into the very fabric of the Pakistan’s ICT Research, Development and Innovation community.
  • Acts as an advocate, within the public and private sectors, for issues relevant to the R&D Fund Company, its services and its stakeholders.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for the ICT R&D Fund Company, ensuring proper representation of the Fund at all relevant forums.
  • Initiates, develops, and maintains cooperative relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Works with representatives of academia and industry to promote and foster relevant research and innovation in ICT that delivers measurable socio economic growth of Pakistan.
  • Promote measurable domestic and international collaboration between ICT Research, Development and Innovation communities.
  • Promote and measure funded Research & Innovation commercialization.

Governance:

  • Helps the Board articulate its own role and accountabilities and that of its Committees and individual members, and helps evaluate performance regularly.
  • Works with the Board Chairperson to enable the Board to fulfill its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Board, its committees and individual Board members.
  • Focuses Board attention on long-range strategic issues.
  • Manages the Board’s due diligence process to assure timely attention to core issues

Financing:

  • Promotes programs, projects and services that are delivered in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Works with the Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals

Legal Compliance:

  • Assure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Pre-requisites for Application Submission:
The applicant is required to submit the following documents:

a. Duly filled in and signed off Application Form as available on rozee.pk

b. A declaration(as available on www.rozee.pk) on a non-judicial stamp paper of requisite value

c. Copies of the degrees/testimonials, duly verified by the Higher Education Commission or the professional body or association, whichever is relevant.

Note: Application non-conforming to the above requirements shall not be entertained.

Qualification & Experience:
• Masters degree in any ICT related discipline or Business and Management from a HEC recognized University. • At least 15 years of professional experience with five years at a relevant senior management / decision making position and management of multiple parallel projects. • Must have excellent people management skills, and have the ability to work with both senior academicians and top industry leaders. • Must have the communication skills required to interact with senior government officials and political leaders and other stakeholders as appropriate. • Must have demonstrated experience of providing vision, leading and managing multiple teams of top professionals and delivering concrete and measurable results in demanding corporate environment. • Must have demonstrated experience of evaluating and applying emerging technologies to transform businesses and deliver sustainable competitive advantage. Experience of Industry/Academia Research and Innovation & collaboration/commercialization would be a distinct advantage. • Must be well versed in dealing with the Government and other public sector organizations.
Reports To:
Board of Directors
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
The organization offers a congenial professional environment and an excellent remuneration package, and commensurate with experience and qualification of the candidate.
Last Date to Apply:
16-03-2016
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Applications along with Resume/CV should be submitted online ONLY by logging on to www.rozee.pk latest by 1700 hours, March 16, 2016.
 

Assistant Manager Legal

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November 06, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to provide legal advice for the operations of the Ignite (Formerly National ICT R & D Fund), and all potential legal issues besides various other responsibilities.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have at least Bachelor degree in law. Should have at least 3 years work experience in corporate law.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
21-11-2009
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Deputy Manager Monitoring (Technical)

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November 06, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor technical activities of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master’s degree in ICT/engineering related discipline. Should have at least 3-5 years work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, high five figure salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
21-11-2009
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Deputy Manager Monitoring (Financial)

Advertisement Date:
November 06, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor financial activities of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) or equivalent. Should have at least 3-5 years work experience in a similar position. Knowledge of accounting practices and financial procedures is a must.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, high five figure salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
21-11-2009
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Chief Financial Officer

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November 06, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO will provide dynamic leadership, guidance and direction in financial matters by ensuring financial discipline and budgetary controls, developing and managing financial systems and internal controls, overseeing financial reporting and treasury, ensuring compliance with international auditing standards and meeting federal budgetary reporting requirements. The incumbent is required to provide recommendations to the CEO on major financial decisions and carry out the financial policy decisions made by the Board.

Qualification & Experience:
The ideal candidate would have a CFA or MS/MBA (Finance) or equivalent from an accredited university (Pakistan or abroad) along with 10 years of progressive experience with exposure to financial management, investment management or financial consulting (with minimum 5 years in a senior management position), with strong command over compliance requirements, financial report writing skills and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. He/She should be a result oriented individual with excellent leadership and analytical skills.
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Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, up to six figure salary, monetization equivalent to 1300 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
21-11-2009
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Manager Monitoring

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November 06, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor technical activities for projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

 

  • To design and implement technical monitoring and evaluation tools and strategies in line with the on-going proposal approval criteria.

  • To follow-up on funded proposals ensuring timely submission of progress reports and adherence to project timetables.

  • To ensure effective and progressive monitoring of all R&D Funded projects, with a view to strengthen the performance of these projects.

  • To generate technical monitoring reports on the progress of funded projects.

  • To communicate with Principal Investigators on all technical matters of the funded projects.

  • To provide all essential technical information about funded projects to other departments of the organization.

 

Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master degree in ICT or related Engineering. Should have 5-7 years post qualification work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
General Manager Monitoring
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, up to six figure salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
21-11-2009
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Deputy Manager Monitoring (Technical)

Advertisement Date:
December 12, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor technical activities and progress of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master degree in ICT or related Engineering. Should have 3-5 years work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
27-12-2009
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Manager Monitoring (Technical)

Advertisement Date:
December 12, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor technical activities and progress of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master degree in ICT or related Engineering. Should have 5-7 years work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
27-12-2009
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Manager Publication

Advertisement Date:
January 03, 2010
Job Responsibilities:

Manage and create all the publications including web content required for communicating Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund’s) mandate, activities and achievements to its stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:
MS in Mass Communications or MBA with preferable specialization in MIS. Should have at least 5-7 years experience in a similar position. Must have excellent written and spoken English.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
18-01-2010
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Deputy Manager Monitoring

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September 02, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor financial activities of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other monitoring related activities will also be a part of the job.

  • To generate financial monitoring reports on the progress of funded projects.

  • To communicate with Principal Investigators on all financial matters of the funded projects.   

  • To analyze and recommend methods to realign projects with financial variance to bring them in compliance.  

  • To provide all essential financial information about funded projects to other departments of the organization.

Qualification & Experience:
Preferably a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) or ICT related discipline.Should have at least 5 years experience in a similar position. Knowledge of accounting practices and financial procedures is a must.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, high five figures salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
17-09-2009
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Assistant Manager Legal

Advertisement Date:
July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to provide legal advice for the operations of the Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund), and all potential legal issues besides various other responsibilities.

  • To assist Deputy Manager Legal in the performance of his functions.

  • To draft and review legal documents and contracts.

  • To advise on legal and corporate law issues.

  • To coordinate with external lawyers in case of legal opinion.

Qualification & Experience:
Should have at least Bachelor degree in Law. Should have at least 3 years experience in corporate law.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Deputy Manager Publication

Advertisement Date:
July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Manage and create all the publications including web contents required for communicating Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund’s) activities to its stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:
Master’s degree in Mass Communication / Business Administration. Should have at least 3 years experience in a similar position. The position requires excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, high five figures salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Assistant Manager Coordination

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July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate internal and external activities of Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) for solicitation, evaluation, execution and monitoring of various development research programs.

Qualification & Experience:
Preferably Master’s degree in Management, IT or a related field. Should have at least 2 years experience in a similar position. The position requires excellent skills in written and spoken English. Knowledge of official government noting procedures is an added qualification.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Manager Coordination

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July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate internal and external activities of Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) for solicitation, evaluation, execution and monitoring of various development and research programs.

Qualification & Experience:
Master’s degree in management, IT or a related field. Should have at least five years progressive experience in the similar position. Must have excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract Basis, Equivalent to MP-III scale, 6 figure salary, 1000 CC car (Monetized), contributory provident fund, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Deputy Manager Coordination

Advertisement Date:
July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate internal and external activities of Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) for solicitation, evaluation, execution and monitoring of various development and research programs.

Qualification & Experience:
Master’s degree in management, IT or a related field. Should have at least 2-3 years experience in a similar position. Must have excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract Basis, Equivalent to Grade 18, high 5 figure salary, contributory provident fund, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Manager Internal & External Publication

Advertisement Date:
July 01, 2009
Job Responsibilities:

Manage and create all the publications including web contents required for communicating Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund’s) activities to its stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:
MS in Mass Communication or related field. Should have at least 5 years experience in a similar position. Must have excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Reports To:
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract Basis, Equivalent to MP-III scale, 6 figures salary, 1000 CC car (Monetized), contributory provident fund, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
15-07-2009
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Deputy Manager Coordination

Advertisement Date:
February 03, 2010
Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate internal and external activities of Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) for solicitation, evaluation, execution and monitoring of various development and research programs.

 

Qualification & Experience:
MBA with preferred specialization in IT. Should have at least 2-3 years experience in a similar position. Must have excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Reports To:
GM Coordination
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
18-02-2010
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Job Description: • Maintain effective liaison between Ministry of IT and Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) and to provide facilitation by expeditious resolution of company’s issues at MoIT and vice versa. • Proactively call and conduct meetings of R&D Fund policy committee and develop working papers and required analysis along with recording of minutes as well as follow-up on decisions taken in respective policy committee meetings. • Effective coordination with all cellular, fixed line and local loop operators on behalf of MoIT for ensuring timely receipt of contributions for the R&D Fund. • Planning, scheduling and coordinating all activities (timely disbursement of funds, committee meetings and miscellaneous approvals) for Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) at MoIT. • Any other assignment/task assigned from time to time.
 

Project Manager NICTSP

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February 03, 2010
Job Responsibilities:

Personalized technical and financial monitoring of NICTSP, design and implement monitoring and evaluation tools and strategies, ensure smooth execution of National ICT Scholarship Program, preparation of monitoring reports, coordination and correspondence with the participating universities.
Extensive on-site monitoring visits to non-metropolitan areas..

1. Design and implement monitoring and evaluation tools and strategies in line with the policies and procedures of the program.
2. Carry out financial and technical monitoring of the ongoing project according to the set criteria.
3. Prepare periodic monitoring reports in line with established criteria of the Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Monitoring Department.
4. Ensure efficient execution of all phases of National ICT Scholarship Program, ensure achievement of objectives of teacher training program, foundation training program and scholarship award process.
5. Design and develop relevant “Request for Proposal” for the program.
6. Ensure transparent, accurate and timely disbursement of funds.
7. Liaison with participating universities.
8. To Analyze and recommend methods to eliminate problems faced by our stakeholders.
9. Develop database of all the students.

Qualification & Experience:
MBA with specialization in Finance/Project Management, MPA, preferably PMP or Masters in Education Management. 5-7 years experience in a similar position. Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Reports To:
Project Director
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
18-02-2010
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