Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The Center for Economic Research in Pakistan seeks a qualified applicant for the position of Program Manager for its Education Program (based in Lahore).
CERP is a non-profit research center in Pakistan that promotes the use of rigorous quantitative research and actively engages with policy counterparts to answer key questions in public policy. CERP was founded in 2008 by renowned Pakistani economists based at the Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School, University of Chicago, Pomona College and Lahore University of Management Sciences.
The Education Project at CERP oversees implementation of its six-year DFID-funded Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) project in Pakistan. The project is a wide range of studies and activities examining the nature of frictions embedded in different parts of the Pakistani education system. The project will be managed in collaboration with a team from Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School, and a team of researchers based in the United States and Pakistan. EPoD is a research program that works to promote the use of analytical insights, drawn from economics and backed by rigorous evidence, to inform the design and implementation of public policies and programs around the world. The team of principal investigators for this study in Pakistan includes Dr. Asim Khwaja (Harvard Kennedy School), Dr. Tahir Andarabi (Pomona College), and Dr. Jishnu Das (World Bank).
Job Description and Responsibilities
Your primary responsibility will be towards the said Project. However, you may be asked to assist on other tasks/projects at CERP in consultation with your reporting supervisor(s). Your tasks will include:
Qualifications and Skills
CERP’s project teams are small, and the amount of work we accomplish is significant. The position is challenging but rewarding – only apply if you are the type of person who takes charge and responsibility, can do excellent work with little supervision, and are not afraid to learn new things in order to get the job done.
The minimum salary for this position is PKR 40,000 per month (all-inclusive). However, the final alary figure will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.How to Apply Please follow the instructions below. Any applications or CVs submitted outside this process will not be considered. Only successful candidates will be contacted
Interested candidates should: