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The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is a private, non-profit company established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC).

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the following position:

 

Manager Education and ECD – Regional Programme office, Chitral.

 

Requirements: 

  • Education:A Master’s degree, in educational leadership, ECD, health & nutrition, teacher education, school improvement, or educational/ECD evaluation from a reputable and recognized institute.
  • Required Experience:A proven record of a minimum 5 years in education/ECD – children 0-3 yrs, pre-primary to secondary education; teacher education, with a knowledge of government sector education/ECD  in Pakistan/majority world.  Experience and a strong commitment to community/NGO participation in education and innovative approaches.

 

  • Skills: A drive for results, resilience with strong analytical skills and abilities in programme development, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.  Ability to write concise reports of high quality.

 

AKRSP offers a competitive remuneration and a conducive working environment. We are equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. Our recruitment and selection policy and procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding children and adults in accordance with the safeguarding policy. 

By applying for this position, the candidates give their consent for independent professional background check by AKRSP.

 

  • Do not forget to mention subject “Application for position of __” in the email.

 

CVs can be sent by email no later than June 23, 2024, to hr_akrsppk@akdn.org.

www.akrsp.org.pk

 

 Announcement for Positions

           

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is a private, non-profit company established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is seeking applications from qualified female candidates from Gilgit to fill the following position:

 

      1- Office Assistant/IT Support (Female) – Regional Programme office, Gilgit.

 

Requirements: 

  * Education: Bachelors (14 years) in IT

  * Required Experience: Minimum 6 months of relevant experience.

   * Skills: Networking, Troubleshooting, database, Communication, Time Management and Coordination.

 

AKRSP offers a competitive remuneration and a conducive working environment. We are equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. Our recruitment and selection policy and procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding children and adults in accordance with the safeguarding policy. 

By applying for this position, the candidates give their consent for independent professional background check by AKRSP

 

  • Do not forget to mention subject “Application for position of __” in the email.

 

CVs can be sent by email no later than June 17, 2024, to hr_akrsppk@akdn.org.

www.akrsp.org.pk

 

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is pleased to announce START Enterprise Training and Pre-Incubation Program 2024 for new and existing potential micro-entrepreneurs in Gilgit District for women & men hailing from union councils’ Bagrote, Danyore, Gilgit MC, Haramosh, Nomal, Rahimabad who are interested in offering creative, innovative & conventional tech-driven marketable solutions to challenges. The aim of the START Program is to promote entrepreneurial culture and self-employment to empower young women and men with an increasing focus on ideating, developing, and launching emerging micro-enterprises.

The 4-day Free of Cost Programme includes the following events;

 

Training Program Outline:

1- 01-Day Bootcamp Session for Business Ideation exercise, based on which problem based successful business ideas will be selected for the Enterprise Advisory Training and Pitch making.

2- 02-Days Enterprise Advisory Training on Lean Canvas Business Model – work in teams to develop/ refine the business ideas.

3- Last Day Pitch Session (The entrepreneurs will present their business pitch decks to an expert judge’s panel.)

4- Only 5-7 promising enterprise ideas will be qualified for the Pre-seed financing and mentorship support.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Age: 18-45 years.
  2. Education: At least Matriculation.
  3. Fresh business ideas or existing micro-entrepreneurs.
  4. Participants who are currently unemployed and opt to continue their career in business.
  5. Participants must have CNIC, domicile from Gilgit district, and must hail from Union Councils Bagrote, Danyore, Gilgit MC, Haramosh, Nomal, Rahimabad.
  6. Only viable business ideas (existing or new) will be shortlisted for the programme.

 

How to Apply:

Interested young women and men entrepreneurs having innovative ideas hailing from the abovementioned union councils of Gilgit District can submit their online registration form on

https://forms.gle/BgApk982ad3LH4B88

Registration Deadline: 20th June 2024.

Only complete applications will be entertained. Women entrepreneurs are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

                                                                 

 Announcement for Positions

           

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is a private, non-profit company established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the following position on contract basis:

      1- District Engineer (1 position) – Regional Programme Office, Gilgit

 Requirements: 

  • Education: BSc Civil Engineering.
  • Required Experience: Candidate must have two (2) years of work experience in IRE related activities.
  • Skills:Ability to design, proposal writing, cost estimate, draw drawings, explain to communities, prepare as built drawing and quality assurance.

    2- SITE Engineer/Supervisor (3 positions) – Under CAPP Project for Area Office Ghizer (Silgan Yasin, Ishkoman) and Area Office Hunza/Nagar (Shimshal)

Requirements:

  • Education: Diploma in Civil Engineering from a reputable polytechnic Institute registered with board of technical education in any province of Pakistan. (DAE/B.TECH (Civil)
  • Required Experience: Candidate must have one (1 ) year experience in CPI related activities.
  • Skills: Having ability to survey, BOQ estimate, draw drawings, explain to communities, prepare as build drawings, and quality assurance.

    3- Training Officer (Civil Society) (1 position) under BRAVE Project for Regional Programme Office Gilgit,

Requirements:

  • Education: Masters in Social Sciences/Natural Resources (Anthropology, Sociology, Development Studies, Natural Resource Management) from any recognized university.
  • Required Experience: Candidate must have three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • Skills: Business mobilization, training facilitation, advocacy, and communication skills, well versed with poverty and capacity assessment tools and developing case studies, writing, and ICT skills.

 

  • AKRSP offers a competitive remuneration and a conducive working environment.
  • We are equal opportunity employer.
  • Women are encouraged to apply.
  • Our recruitment and selection policy and procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding children and adults in accordance with the safeguarding policy. 
  • By applying for this position, the candidates give their consent for independent professional background check by AKRSP.
  • Do not forget to mention subject “Application for position of __” in the email.

 

CVs can be sent by email no later than 05 June , 2024, to hr_akrsppk@akdn.org.

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The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a three-month Youth Internship Programme (YIP-2024) in Gilgit, Nagar, Ghizer and Astore Districts under its project – Broadening Economic and Social Transformation for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Recovery (BEST4WEER), funded by the Global Affairs of Canada (GAC). Women candidates are encouraged to apply for this internship programme.

Eligibility Criteria:

      1. Must be permanent residents of following union councils of district as per NADRA database:
      1. Astore (Marmay, Qamari, Rattu, Rehmanpure),
      2. Nagar (Phekar, Nagar Proper/Nagar Khaas, Sikandarabad),
      3. Gilgit (Chakarkote–Sai Bala, Damote – Sai Paeen, Oshikhandas/Jalalabad, Sakwar, Sharote/Shukyote)
      4. Ghizer (Pingal, Sumal, Thoi, Yasin Proper).
        1. Must have at least 14 years of education or have completed a diploma in a technical field such as DAE, B-Tech, etc. They must be available for a 03-months internship programme on a full-time basis.
        2. Must be fresh graduate (in 2023 onwards), with no prior working
        3. Must be less than 35 years of age.
        4. Must not have benefited previously from any AKRSP initiated Internship Programme.

Application procedures:

Interested candidates from above-mentioned UCs of districts will be required to submit the registration form along with below required documents in their respective LSO/CSO offices, Area Offices, or online application form along with required documents (CV, latest educational testimonial/document, and copy of CNIC) via online google form:

https://forms.gle/ob2mD5S6DGJcoVE29

Last Date to Apply: 24 May 2024

Note: Incomplete forms will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the test and interview. During the interview original documents would be checked.

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a three-month Youth Internship Programme (YIP-2024) in Chitral region under its project – Broadening Economic and Social Transformation for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Recovery (BEST4WEER), funded by the Global Affairs of Canada (GAC). Women candidates are encouraged to apply for this internship programme.

Eligibility Criteria:

      • Fresh Graduates with 16 years of academic education (2022 onwards), with no prior working experience.
      • Domicile in the upper and lower Chitral Districts.
      • Age must be below 30 years by the application deadline.
      • Must not have previously benefited from any AKRSP-initiated Internship Programme.

Special Seats for Union Councils:

This programme is open for all interested candidates of Upper and Lower Chitral, but some special seats are reserved for the following Union Councils & villages of Lower and Upper Chitral:

      • Union Council Arandu, Drosh-II, Ashirat, Broze, Danin, Shishikoh of District Lower Chitral.
      • Union Council Terich and Oveer and villages included (Ujnu, Zanglasht, Rayeen, Istaro,Melp and Kushum of District Upper Chitral.

Submission Deadline:

      • Applications must be submitted by 1st June 2024.

How to Apply:

      • Only timely submissions and complete applications will be considered.

Interested candidates hailing from Lower and Upper Chitral Districts can receive and submit the registration forms from AKRSP Area Office Bonni or Regional Office Chitral. The form can also be submitted online through following link.

https://ln.run/jBDZ5 

Incomplete or late applications will not be entertained. Women participants are highly encouraged to apply.

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is pleased to announce START Enterprise Training and Pre-startup programme for young women and men potential entrepreneurs hailing from District Upper and Lower Chitral for the year 2024 under its BEST4WEER project. The overall objective of the START training programme is to promote entrepreneurship culture and self-employment to empower young men and women with an increasing focus on ideating, developing, and launching emerging/ growing micro-enterprises.

The 4-day programme includes Ideation Bootcamp & Enterprise Advisory Training and Pitching ideas to the expert panel to compete for micro seed financing. If you are a young woman or man and want to start or grow your business, DON’T MISS the opportunity. Join this FREE OF COST TRAINING and start chasing your dream to become a successful and financially independent entrepreneur.

Eligibility Criteria (WHO CAN JOIN):

      • Young women and men between the ages of 18 to 40
      • Young women and men with education level matriculation at
      • Must have a valid CNIC and be domiciled in Lower and Upper Chitral
      • Young and inspiring entrepreneurs with new potential business ideas.
      • Participants who are currently unemployed opt to continue their careers in
      • Only viable new business ideas will be shortlisted for the
      • After successful completion of the 01-day Bootcamp session, only successful or qualified business ideas will be selected for 03-days Enterprise Advisory Training and Pitch

 

Training Programme Outline:

      1. 01-Day Bootcamp Session (Business Ideation and Team-up)
      2. 02-Day Enterprise Advisory Training on Lean Canvas Business Model – work in teams to develop/ refine the idea or business, coaching/ facilitation and advice, demo/ pitch (7 hrs. every day with refreshment).
      3. Pitch Session (At the end of the training, the micro-entrepreneurs will deliver their business pitch presentation to an expert panel).
      4. Follow-up and Mentorship support for selected promising pipeline start-ups/micro-enterprises.

 

How to Apply:

Interested young women and men participants/ entrepreneurs having creative, innovative ideas hailing from Lower and Upper Chitral Districts can submit the application form via the online Google form

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Applicants can submit the duly completed registration forms to below address:

Work & Enterprise Section, AKRSP Regional Programme Office, Near Shahi Masjid, Chitral

OR

AKRSP Area Office, Booni, Upper Chitral

Link: https://forms.gle/BgApk982ad3LH4B88

Registration Deadline: 20th May 2024

Incomplete or late applications will not be entertained. Women participants are highly encouraged to apply.