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Short Term Project Management Consultancy Services Required

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Services are required on part-time, hourly contract basis from competent individuals to help the Fund define the framework of new initiatives and programs besides defining parameters for evaluation, financial budgeting, execution, audit, monitoring and metrics for success in consultation with the Fund.

Qualification & Experience:
Master’s in Engineering or Management or equivalent from an HEC recognized university with 10 years experience; or Bachelors in Engineering or Management or equivalent from an HEC recognized university with 20 years experience. PMP® Certification, or demonstrable project management experience, and a degree in an ICT discipline would be preferred. A minimum of ten years hands-on experience in project management of technical and/or human resource development projects is required but more than fifteen years experience will be preferred. Expert knowledge of MS Project or other similar project management software tools is required. Expertise in designing project plans, scope, allocation of resource and execution would be the hallmark of this assignment. Other areas would include communication strategy, project procurement procedures and risk management.
Reports To:
The person(s) taking this assignment will report to General Manager.
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Details of remuneration for the short term work assignment will be decided on a case-by-case basis depending upon educational background, expertise level, years of relevant experience, and duration of the service required. However, the total payment and mode would be finalized in a formal contract and the hourly rate would be market competitive. Maximum hours for each of the assignment would be determined on the basis of complexity of the assignment and after mutual consultation between the selected individual(s) and Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) that would not exceed one month (160 hours).
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Duration Up to 6 months. Please send your CV at careers@ictrdf.org.pk mentioning the job title in the subject area.
 

Naib Qasid/Office Boy

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be washing utensils and maintenance of cleanliness of office equipment and furniture besides dispatching official posts and delivery of documents/files to destination etc.

Qualification & Experience:
SSC/HSC Certificate Should have at least 3 years post qualification work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
Manager HR & Admin
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, medical and other facilities
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Receptionist / Office Assistant

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Answer/Transfer/route all calls, take messages as needed and assist all customers (on the phone and in-person) with basic program information.
  • Sorting, collection and delivery of all mail and goods inward/ outward to required destination and associated administration tasks.
  • Recruitment related tasks when necessary, such as: receiving & organizing applications, sending out various offer and regret letters, setting up interviews, corresponding with applicants, etc.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have Bachelors degree preferably BBA. • Should have at least 2-3 years of work experience in a similar capacity. • Good working knowledge of office equipment, including PABX, office automation, faxes, printers, copies, shredders and binders. • Diary management (Record Keeping & correspondence). • Ability to multitask and able to operate under own initiative and in conjunction with others. • Basic administration and basic IT skills – Office. Professional, confident, credible, enthusiastic team player with a flexible, "can do" attitude. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail in dealing with the most routine tasks.
Reports To:
Manager HR & Admin
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, medical and other facilities
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Executive Assistant

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform all administrative and secretarial functions of CEO/GM office independently;
  • Actively anticipate and proactively perform tasks required by the CEO/GM, with minimal direction;
  • Manage entire internal/external correspondence and draft/edit a variety of letters / memoranda / reports using proper grammar, punctuation and style;
  • Manage, and ensure in the CEO/GM’s absence that requests for action and information are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and manage all the necessary file work and documents.
  • Carry out assignments independently
  • Maintain policy and confidential files, records and documentation.
  • Manage hotel/travel bookings and maintain their record.
Qualification & Experience:
A university graduate, preferably MA English, • Very presentable, responsible and dedicated with strong work management habits and discipline; • Have a proactive approach and be able to anticipate and perform tasks required by the CEO/GM, with minimal direction; • Should be able to work and think independently; • Must be able to work under pressure of deadlines, •Excellent English writing and speaking skills are a must; and • Must be proficient in operating various computer applications (MS Office) required to do the job At least 5 years experience as Executive.
Reports To:
CEO / GM
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Assistant Manager Monitoring

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to assist in monitoring activities of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund). In addition, other duties assigned by the management will also be a part of the job.

  • To follow-up on funded proposals ensuring timely submission of progress reports and adherence to project timetables.
  • To generate technical monitoring reports on the progress of funded projects.
  • To provide all essential technical information about funded projects to other departments of the organization.
  • To facilitate team members in preparation and maintenance of relevant files.
  • To keep record of all activities of monitoring department.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master’s degree in Telecom/Electronics/Electrical/ Computer Systems Engineering or Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Business Administration, Engineering Management or equivalent. Should have at least 2 years post qualification work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
General Manager / Manager Monitoring
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Assistant Manager Coordination

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to assist Coordination department in its external and internal coordination activities.

  • Coordinate work flow internally & externally.
  • Provide support to various departments.
  • Facilitate development of periodic progress reports.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of relevant external stakeholders, including (but not limited to) ministries, attached departments, funding agencies, R&D organizations, non-governmental organizations, chambers of commerce, associations, academia and the industry.
  • Facilitate in business process improvement and information systems initiatives undertaken by the company.
  • Communicate and coordinate with all relevant external stakeholder regarding their participation and involvement in various company events and awareness programs.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have Masters Degree in Business Administration. · Should have at least 2 years post qualification progressive work experience in a similar position preferably in public sector/ donor agency or an NGO. · Should be a team player, with good communication and inter-personal skills. · Should possess capability to work under pressure and tight deadlines • Should have at least 2 years post qualification work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
GM IT/Coordination
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Assistant Manager Finance

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • To assist Manager Finance in matters related to financial management of development projects, annual budget and project evaluation.
  • To develop and manage periodical (fortnightly, monthly, biannual, annual) financial databases and management information reports (MIRs).
  • To handle PSDP projects and assist Manager Finance in related AGPR matters.
Qualification & Experience:
MBA with specialization in Finance. The candidate should have excellent knowledge of MS-Office, specifically professional tools namely Excel, Access and Projects. Should have at least 2 years post qualification work experience in a similar capacity. Candidates having complete article-ship with a registered CA Firm would be given preference.
Reports To:
Manager Finance
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Assistant Manager Solicitation & Evaluation

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate activities of the department regarding all aspects of submitted proposals.

  • Maintain effective liaison between various departments for internal coordination.

  • Liaison with principal investigators regarding all aspects of submitted proposals.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have a BS/Master degree (16 years of education) in Telecom/Electrical/Electronic Computer Engineering/Computer Science. Should have at least 2 years of work experience in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. • Hands-on experience of MS Office tools. • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Reports To:
GM Solicitation & Evaluation
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Deputy Manager Coordination

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November 13, 2011
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.

  • Facilitate internal coordination and provide support to various departments.
  • Coordinate internally to support reporting requirements of the Ministry of Information Technology.
  • Facilitate development of periodic progress reports and subsequent submission to higher authorities.
  • Provide support to business process improvement and information systems initiatives undertaken by the company.
  • Coordinate for effective execution of events and awareness programs.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have Master’s degree in Business Administration. Should have at least 3 years post qualification work experience in a similar position preferably in public sector/ donor agency or an NGO. · Should possess adequate experience in coordination of projects. · Experience & knowledge of business process and project management would be a plus. · Should be a team player, with good communication and inter-personal skills. • Should possess capability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Reports To:
GM IT/Coordination
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Deputy Manager Monitoring

Advertisement Date:
November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Primary job responsibility will be to monitor activities of projects funded by Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) from a project management perspactive. In addition, other duties assigned by the management will also be a part of the job.

  • 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 monitoring reports on the progress of funded projects.
  • To communicate with Principal Investigators on all  matters of the funded projects.
  • To provide all essential information about funded projects to other departments of the organization
Qualification & Experience:
Master’s in Engineering or Management or equivalent from an HEC recognized university. Should have at least 3 years post qualification work experience in a similar position.
Reports To:
General Manager Monitoring
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Deputy Manager Solicitation & Evaluation

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Primary job responsibility will be to assist management in performing their duties.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the thorough evaluation of the Project Applications/ Proposals along with providing assistance to management in the performance of above responsibilities.
Qualification & Experience:
Should have a BS/IT degree (16 years of education) in Telecom/Eectrical/ Computer Engineering or IT related discipline. • Additional degree in MBA will be preferred. Should have at least 5 years of post qualification experience in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Reports To:
GM Solicitation & Evaluation
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary with medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Manager Monitoring (Technical)

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November 13, 2011
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’s degree in Telecom/Electronics/Electrical/ Computer Systems Engineering or Computer Sciences / Information Technology or equivalent. However, a person with higher or multiple qualifications will be given preference. Should have at least 5 years post qualification progressive or multiple relevant work experience or equivalent in a dynamic results driven organization.
Reports To:
General Manager Monitoring
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Manager Solicitation & Evaluation

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Solicit project proposals negotiate and coordinate with the Principal Investigator (PI) regarding all aspects of the proposal including presentations by the PIs and discussions to improve received proposals.

  • Evaluate and manage utilization/commercialization aspects of funded projects.

Qualification & Experience:
18 years of formal education in accredited universities (Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS plus MBA). 5 to 7 years post qualification experience in the field of Telecom/IT. • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. • Knowledge of telecom, software and hardware technologies. • Preference will be given to individuals with experience of corporate telecom/IT sales or presales and project management skills.
Reports To:
GM Solicitation & Evaluation
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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Manager HR

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:
  • Formulate HR Policies and Strategies while in coordination with the Management
  • Complete Management of the Employee Recruitment Process
  • Coordinate Orientation Programs for New Employees
  • Analyze other Training Needs in coordination with the Management
  • Maintain Employee HR Policy Compliance Records
  • Coordinate Employee Performance Review Sessions
  • Resolve of any conflicts related to HR Matters proactively
  • Maintain Employee Records and Documents
  • Assist management in creating a positive work environment.
Qualification & Experience:
The Candidate Must Possess an MBA Degree Specializing in HR. The candidate must possess good communication skills, be highly motivated and be able to think out-of-the-box to provide solutions in high pressure situations. At least 5 years progressive experience as Manager HR.in a dynamic and well reputed organization.
Reports To:
Chief Executive Officer
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, monetization equivalent to 1000 CC car, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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General Manager Technical (CTO)

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November 13, 2011
Job Responsibilities:

Transform Fund’s vision into suitable technical R&D projects and human resource development objectives. Define technology focus in ICT areas of Fund’s interest. Manage technical evaluation and monitoring of projects. Represent the Fund in technology events. Adjust technical direction of funded projects and programs as technology and market trends change. Lead a team comprising of technical experts within the Company.

Job Description:
The GM technical/chief technology officer (CTO) is responsible for establishing the Fund’s technology vision and leading all aspects of the company’s technology related functions. The CTO is the Fund’s top technology executive, playing an integral role in the Fund’s strategic technology direction setting with regards to its areas of technology focus. He will lead the execution of technology strategy for Technical R&D projects, partnerships, and external relationships. He shall also build and manage a top-flight technology team. He shall provide visible leadership for the Fund within the ICT technology community. He is expected to anticipate and react to major technology changes to ensure that R&D output due to Fund’s initiatives is current and up-to-date. He and his team is supposed to identify research prospects and design a framework to help external evaluators assess the projects uniformly. He is responsible for identification of technical directions in ICT sector globally, develop and maintain themes and project definitions based on the themes. Define and/or help define projects corresponding to theme. He shall work closely with other departments to ensure timely evaluation of project proposals and completion of projects.

Qualification & Experience:
Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering/ Computer Science or equivalent from an HEC recognized university. Ten years post graduation work experience is required.
Reports To:
Chief Executive
Age Limit:
Remuneration/ Benefits:
Contract basis, market competitive salary, car/monetization equivalent to 1300 CC, medical and other facilities.
Last Date to Apply:
28-11-2011
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