RSPN announces Young Development Professionals’ program


The Rural Support Program Network (RSPN), as part of its M&E, RSPN component of SUCCESS aims to engage recent graduates as Young Development Professionals (YDPs) who have a passion to understand Community Driven Development (CDD) approach of RSPs and contribute to empowerment of rural women in Sindh. The YDPs will be engaged with M&E teams of the implementing RSPs and M&E team of RSPN for conducting qualitative and quantitative surveys and for assisting in data analysis and report writing.
Eligibility and Skills Required:
– Recent university graduates with a degree in social sciences; preferably have taken courses in economics,
development science or business analytics
– Willing and able to conduct extensive field work in Sindh to collect data collection
– Have good writing skills in English and/or Sindhi.
– Possess data analysis skills and a good command on MS Office especially MS Excel or any other statistical
analysis tools e.g STATA and SPSS preferred
Duration: 03 months with a possible extension for 6 months depending on the performance of the YDP and availability of work.
Note: The YDPs will be provided a two days training prior to start of their tasks, are paid monthly stipend and experience certificate upon satisfactory completion and approval of tasks by the Programme Manager.
Application Deadline: Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV at by July 18th, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

6 Research Assistants needed at NUST (NBS)

nustNUST Business School (NBS) invites applications from postgraduate research students for the position of Research Assistant (RA) for the following HEC Approved Projects:

A suitable candidate is required to be enrolled/have MS (management, business administration, entrepreneurship).

 Project 1: “ Exploring the Determinants of Mobile Financial Service Adoption in Pakistan: The Moderating Role of Government Regulations and Demographics “. A suitable candidate is required to be enrolled/have MS (management, business administration, entrepreneurship).

Project 2: “Knowledge Retention from the Critical employees of the Organizations: Strategies, Issues and Challenges-An Investigation of the Banking Sector of Pakistan”.

Project 3: “Tit for Tat? When and How Subordinate’s Behaviour Instigates Abusive Supervision: A Case Study from Pakistan”.

Project 4: “Antecedents of Sustainable Performance Among ISO14001- Certified Manufacturing Companies in Pakistan “.

Project 5: “The Broken Connection of Firm Internationalization: The Case of International New Ventures from Emerging Economies”.

Project 6: “Design of the Order Fulfilment Process for Mass Customization in Manufacturing SMEs”.

The Position

The RA will support teams of researchers and technical assistance providers in executing high quality work for these funded projects. RAs work as part of larger project teams and must balance the fast pace of working on multiple assignments simultaneously. The position offers qualified applicants the opportunity to learn about policy topics within the division’s practice areas and develop professional skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, analytic reasoning, verbal and written communication, project management, and related areas.

For details:

Courtesy: NUST

Islamabad Policy Research Institute is hiring for various vacancies


The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) is one of the oldest independent, non-partisan think-tanks on international relations, peace, security and defence, in Pakistan. Founded in 1999, IPRI exemplifies two decades of rigorous and timely analysis of crucial strategic agendas and intergovernmental processes that influence national and regional policy corridors.

The following positions are vacant at IPRI:

  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Consultant
  • Research Fellow
  • Assistant Research Officer
  • Junior Consultant
  • Assistant Editor
  • Administrative Officer
  • Media Coordinator & Protocol Officer
  • Technician

Applications may be submitted by post latest by 10 May 2019 along with:

(i) Bio Data form (Click link to download)

(ii) 1 bound dossier of attested documents, containing CV, 2 recent photographs, CNIC, experience certificates, educational degrees/other testimonials along with equivalence certificate in case of Foreign Degrees

(iii) Copies of research published in HEC recognized journals (where applicable).

  • NOC from the Department and Educational Degrees/other testimonial will be demanded in original at the time of interview.
  • Government employees have to submit NOC also.
  • The Institute reserves the right to increase, decrease or cancel any of the advertised post.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview for which no TA/DA will be paid.

 IPRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Courtesy: IPRI

VSO International to recruit qualified professionals in Islamabad


VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organization that offers volunteers the chance to work abroad to fight poverty in developing countries. In Pakistan it has been working for long. For Islamabad office, VSO is recruiting qualified professionals. Following are the advertised positions: PKR 96000 will be paid monthly as gross salary against each post:

  • Grants Coordinator
  • Youth Resilience and Humanitarian Coordinator
  • Finance Coordinator
  • Education and Gender Coordinator
  • People & Recruitment Specialist.

The deadlines for submitting applications lie in the first week of May and interviews will be held in the second and third weeks of May.  For details, please visit



GIZ Pakistan announces paid internships 2019 for females


Islamabad (Monitoring Desk): The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Pakistan is offering paid internship for those females who have done Bachelors or Masters/MPhil degrees in different fields. The selected female interns will work in different cities under GIZ.

More than 20 internship positions have been announced recently and the deadline to apply for these vacancies is January 07, 2019. Interns will be based in Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar.

The GIZ is a well-known German organization working in different countries of the world. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been working in Pakistan since 1963 and has maintained a country office in the capital, Islamabad, since 1990. Currently 320 national and 41 international employees and 1 integrated specialist are working in the country.

Detailed information can be found via