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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.

 

                                                                 

 Announcement for the Position

           

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme 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.

AKRSP is seeking applications for the following positions for Regional Programme Office, Chitral (Arkari and Upper Yarkhun) and Area Office, Ghizer (Immit).

Field Education Officers, Gilgit and Chitral: The incumbent will be responsible for implementing AKRSP’s Education and ECD activities in a designated number of schools and communities in the allocated valley. This includes supporting government officials, assisting with cluster training, and follow-up activities, mentoring head teachers and teachers/ECD workers, observing in schools and classrooms, and working with families and communities at the valley and cluster levels.

 

Requirements:

  1. Education: A minimum of 16 years degree in education, ECD, teacher education, school improvement, or educational/ECD evaluation from a reputable and recognized institute
  2. Required Experience: A proven record of a minimum of 3 years in education/ECD in primary to secondary education; with knowledge of government sector education and ECD field, preferably in Pakistan. Experience and a strong commitment to community/NGO participation in education and ECD and innovative approaches.

 

  1. Skills:
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Urdu
    • will have proven leadership and management skills.
    • Successful classroom teaching and learning skills.
    • Ability to conduct sessions and meetings.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work through a complex situation.
    • Commitment to the values of AKDN and Safeguarding.

Note: By applying for the above positions, candidates unconditionally give their consent to AKRSP for background reference checks.

NOTE: AKRSP offers a competitive remuneration package and a conducive working environment. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Our recruitment and selection policy and procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding children and adults in accordance with the safeguarding policy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the test/interview and AKRSP has the right to reject any application.

 

The CVs must reach not later than April 14, 2024, at hr_akrsppk@akdn.org. Do not forget to mention the subject “Application for position of–” in the email.

 

 

                                                                 

 Announcement for the Position

           

 

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is an institution of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982. AKRSP has been working in Gilgit, Baltistan and Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan) to improve the quality of life of the people in the programme area.

AKRSP is seeking applications from highly qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

 

  1. Sr. Data and Insights Officer: Core Office, Gilgit

Requirements: 

  • Education:M.Sc. (16 years Education) in computer science, Information Technology, Data Sciences.

·        Required Experience: 3 years relevant experience in designing, implementing, and managing MIS in a complex organizational setting, preferably within the development sector.

  • Skills:
  • Proficiency in a wide range of MIS tools and technologies, with demonstrated expertise in Power BI, SQL, Kobo, GIS, and other relevant platforms to streamline data collection, storage, analysis, and reporting.
  • Familiarity with global indicator reporting systems, particularly AIMs and GRS, will be advantageous.
  • Advanced skills in data visualization and dashboard development, with the ability to translate complex datasets into actionable insights.
  1. Grants Officer: Core Office, Gilgit

Requirements: 

  • Education: Master’s in Finance, Accounting, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and Specialization in Finance and Accounting. Professional qualifications such as CA-Inter, ACCA, and CMA, are desirable.

·        Required Experience: Candidate must have two years’ experience preferably in an INGO or NGO

  • Skills:
  • Knowledge of ERP.
  • Trained in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and advanced Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of advanced tools such as MS Power BI will be deemed as desirable.

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

 

The CVs may be sent by email on  hr_akrsppk@akdn.org on or before February 25, 2024. Do not forget to mention subject “Application for position of–” in the email.