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Aga Khan Foundation
End Date: 24 Jun, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :06 Jun, 2018

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is a private, non-denominational, international development agency established in 1967. It seeks sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy and ill-health with special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in mountainous and other resource poor regions, primarily in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Its main areas of focus are education, health, rural development, environment and strengthening civil society.

The Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan) [AKF(P)] is seeking high calibre professional for the following position to be based in Islamabad with frequent travelling to project sites:


The incumbent will report to the Manager, Health and will play a key role within the Health portfolio of AKF(P). 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective coordination among various stakeholders for implementation of programme activities.
  • Provide assistance in documentation process of ongoing activities and preparation of project reports.
  • To provide technical, organisational and capacity building support to implementing partners and undertake regular monitoring.
  • To ensure compliance of donor requirements and related rules & procedures.
  • To support the implementation of the programme with development of work plans, strategies and grant management.
  • Provide necessary technical and organizational support to conduct trainings/ workshops / seminars / meetings.
  • Liaise with implementing partners for uninterrupted support provision to project team in the field.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisors.

Required Qualifications

The incumbent should preferably have Master’s degree in Public Health with at least 3 years of relevant experience of working with public and private sector preferably in the areas of health, population and nutrition. Candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of the issues and challenges within the health sector in Pakistan and the regions where AKDN is actively working. Candidates with good written & spoken English, excellent interpersonal skills & knowledge of MS Office, flexibility to travel and ability to work in a diversified team environment are encouraged to apply.

AKF(P) offers a competitive remuneration package and conducive working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer - females are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is June 24, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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