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Lead the Way: Code for Pakistan is Hiring Managing Director
Code for Pakistan is seeking an exceptional and organized individual to join them as a Managing Director. They are looking for a passionate and fearless leader who is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of Pakistanis. The role involves both hands-on contribution and overseeing programs, operations, and growth. The Managing Director will work closely with the Board and be responsible for managing the organization and a potentially large volunteer base. This is a full-time, permanent position located in Islamabad.
- Lead and manage the organization, including staff, by providing coaching and development to build high-performance teams.
- Set and achieve strategic objectives, ensuring alignment with the organization’s vision and mission.
- Plan and manage finances, including budgeting and resource allocation.
- Develop and execute the organization’s vision, mission, and long-term sustainability plan.
- Expand and enhance existing programs while exploring new opportunities for civic innovation in public services.
- Build partnerships with government, private sector, and civil society organizations for business development.
- Represent Code for Pakistan’s vision, strategy, and values to stakeholders and prepare team members for effective communication.
- Improve organizational systems and practices to enhance capacity and workflow efficiency.
- Foster a culture of learning and engagement among the team and volunteers.
- Track, evaluate, and report on program impact.
- Continuously learn and improve through project retrospectives.
- Recruit, retain, and develop talented team members.
- Proactively solve problems to maintain progress and momentum.
- Ability to stay calm and work well under pressure and exhibit good judgment, and ideally, a sense of humor.
- Experience working with large and high-level stakeholders.
- Over 12 years of experience in areas such as business development, technology/product development, international development, social enterprise, public sector, community engagement, or other fields relevant to civic tech.
- More than 7 years of experience in managing people, including both managers and volunteers.
Skills and Experience:
- Excellent problem-solving, budgeting, strategic planning, and implementation skills.
- Collaborative, inclusive, transparent, and proactive leadership style.
- Should have management skills with empathy, empowerment, and accountability.
- Passionate about making a positive impact in Pakistani society.
- Commitment to quality programs and data-driven evaluation.
- Skilled in storytelling and passionate about the potential of civic tech.
- Entrepreneurial mindset with a track record of getting things done.
- Solution-focused and adaptable to different challenges.
- Familiarity with design thinking, innovation, and workshop facilitation.
- Strong process and operations management skills.
- Have the ability to handle multiple high-priority projects.
- Quick response and ability to overcome obstacles to meet deadlines.
- Sets a positive tone and fosters a culture of gratitude and a can-do attitude.
- Motivated by the mission to serve the public and create impact.
How to apply:
- If you believe you are a good match for the position, please apply by sending an email to hiring @codeforpakistan.org.
- Candidates must Include their resume and a cover letter in a single PDF file, explaining why they are a suitable candidate, what excites them about working for Code for Pakistan, and provide an example of an inspiring civic tech project.
- Applications will be reviewed continuously, and the deadline for submission is June 15, 2023, which may be adjusted if necessary to find the ideal candidate.
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