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Join Code for Pakistan as a Managing Director – Exciting Vacancy!

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.


Required Qualifications:

  •  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
  • 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.



Join Code for Pakistan as a Managing Director - Exciting Vacancy!
Join Code for Pakistan as a Managing Director – Exciting Vacancy!
Join Code for Pakistan as a Managing Director - Exciting Vacancy!
Join Code for Pakistan as a Managing Director – Exciting Vacancy!




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