Careers

Guided by our mission to enrich lives and serve society, Shirkat Gah is looking for outstanding individuals to work with us. We look towards attracting, recruiting and retaining individuals who are committed to and excel at their jobs. At ShirkatGah, our aim is to develop a positive and progressive work environment, in which the contributions of a diverse group of individuals are greatly valued.

Human Resource Department

Shirkat Gah current job openings are as follows:

CONSULTANT REQUIRED

Consultancy Services needed for conducting workshops with media personnel on “The production of Meaning and the Politics of Representation” in 8 districts.

 Details of workshop

The 2 day- workshop sessions will include content on:

  1. Patriarchy and the systems and structures if violence,
  2. Ethics of new reportage, the negative impact of sensationalism and the importance of investigative journalism,
  • The politics of interpretation and production of meaning.

These sessions will include a detailed analysis of visual/verbal narratives; the uses and misuse of gender stereotypes to show how meaning is/ and can be produced without denigrating women and/or trivializing the issues, and  exercises based on verbal/visual narratives to enable participants to demonstrate their skills in news reportage of VAW issues.

These workshops are being held under Shirkat Gah – Women’s Resource Centre (SG) and Democratic Commission on Human Development (DCHD)’s  Securing Activists for the Freedom and Empowerment of women and Girls (SAFE) project. The project is supported by the EU.

The consultant will be required to design and conduct 2 day Workshops in 8 districts of Pakistan, (Peshawar, Mardan, Lahore, Vehari, Quetta, Jafferabad, Karachi and Hyderabad). The timeframe of the trainings is September – October , 2019.  It will be SG and DCHD’s responsibility to arrange for logistics of the training i.e. travel, accommodation, venue for workshop etc.

Summary of the project’s aims:

SAFE seeks to: Strengthen W/HRDs and others promoting the rights of women and girls in Pakistan, institute and build capacity for using safety and response networks & mechanisms for better risk management, and amplify voices using domestic remedies and international human rights review processes.

Key Project Outcomes/Results:

  1. Transfer of knowledge to/ build capacity regarding women’s rights and available remedies, (e.g. existing protection, complaint, accountability and redressal mechanisms) of 200 smaller CSOs in 8 districts that tend to have less security resilience. Special effort will be made to ensure that those involved include W/HRDs and CSOs working on the rights of women and girls from religious minorities, transgenders, those living with disabilities and those engaged in labour.
  2. Enhancing skills of local CSOs W/HRDs: from documentation, reporting and evidence-based advocacy to using a telephone/computer App; engaging with media, preparing and using risk management registers
  3. Creating/strengthening Linkages that can facilitate access to rights and help to respond to actual or potential risks and threats e.g. with duty-bearers (e.g. police, nikah registrar, Darul-Aman & other social welfare department institutions) and service providers, including lawyers, as well as media
  4. Institute mechanisms to address risks such as:
    1. risk registers,
    2. security and self-care trainings,
    3. telephone/computer App, Rapid Response Networks, and
    4. small budget for emergency actions
  5. Creating facilitative Information Educational and Communication tools (IECs) that include directories of context-specific resources and sources of support, as well as materials for advocacy and further transfer of knowledge

Requirements of Proposal

A proposal shall consist of the following:

  1. Technical proposal consisting of the following;
  2. Name and details of bidder and experience;

iii. Description of approach, methodology, and work plan for workshop ;

  1. Examples of past experience

Basis of Selection

Consultant will be selected on the strength of their proposal and interview.

Currencies of Bid and Payment

Bidders must express the price only in PKR.

The proposal should also be sent to the following email address:  ghazia@sgah.org.pk  with the subject line: Responding to RFP for “Consultancy Services needed for conducting workshops with media personnel in SAFE”.

 Deadline for Submission of Proposals

Proposals must be received by  Shirat Gah –Women’s Resource Centre no later than 05:00 PM Pakistan Standard Time on the 19th of July, 2019

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

M&E Officer SAFE  

The job holder will be working as a team member in Shirkat Gah’s Lahore Office on a multi-partner project to coordinate: collecting and collating information related to interventions, reports from all partner organizations, progress against project outputs and outcomes, financial management including tracking budget utilization. The job holder is expected to have experience in programme management particularly in monitoring.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, development studies or other related subject is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Be willing to go into the field
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze information (qualitative and statistical analysis).

Assistant Program officer

The job holder will be working as a team member in Shirkat Gah’s Lahore Office on a multi-partner project to co-ordinate with field partners and assist in conducting field activities , data collection and writing field reports.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, development studies or other related subject is preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

Be willing to go into the field

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

A leading NGO (which is an equal opportunity employer) has a vacancy for Administration position at its Lahore Office for candidates with the following profile:

  • Qualification- Minimum Graduation
  • Minimum 5 years at managerial Position dealing with Administrative related issues.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

The selected candidate will be offered competitive remuneration and perks.

Note: only Candidate with required specification may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 3rd June 2019

Only short listed candidates will be call for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

A leading NGO (which is an equal opportunity employer) has a vacancy for Accounts Officer at its Peshawar Office for candidates with the following profile:

  • Qualification- Minimum Graduation with 3-4 years’ Experience  or M.com with 1-2 years relevant Experience

The selected candidate will be offered competitive remuneration.

Note: only Candidate with required specification may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 25 May, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be called for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

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Vacancy Announcement

A leading NGO (which is an equal opportunity employer) has a vacancy for Assistant Program Officer at its Lahore Office.

Requirements:

  • A Maters degree in social sciences, Gender studies or other related subject is preferred.
  • At least 2- 3 years of relevant work experience especially in field.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication skills and report writing

Note: only Candidate with required specification may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 25 May, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be call for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

A leading NGO (which is an equal opportunity employer) has a vacancy for a PME Officer at its Lahore Office.

The job holder will be working as a team member in Lahore Office on a multi-partner project to coordinate: collecting and collating information related to interventions, reports from all partner organizations, progress against project outputs and outcomes, financial management including tracking budget utilization. The job holder is expected to have experience in programme management particularly in monitoring.

Requirements:

  • A Maters degree in social sciences, economics, development studies or other related subject is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze information (qualitative and statistical analysis).

Note: only Candidate with required specification may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 20 May, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be call for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

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Shirkat Gah-Women Recourse Centre is looking for a competent female for the Position of Senior Program Officer   Karachi office with following profile:

Qualification: Master in Social Science

Experience: 3-5 years’ Experience in same capacity

Other Skills:

  • Contributes strategic and analytical inputs for better programme delivery
  • Develops programs to promote SG’s vision, mission & core values
  • Suggests short-term and long-term strategies for obtaining the appropriate mix of resources needed
  • Plans realistically & organizes effectively
  • PRA skills
  • Mobilization
  • Trainer capacity

The selected candidate will be offered competitive remuneration and perks.

Note: Candidate with the required qualifications may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 31th March 2019

Only short listed candidates will be call for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

A leading NGO (which is an equal opportunity employer) has a vacancy for Accounts Officer at its Lahore Office for candidates with the following profile:

  • Qualification- Minimum Graduation with 3-4 years’ Experience  or M.com with 1-2 years relevant Experience

The selected candidate will be offered competitive remuneration.

Note: only Candidate with required specification may apply on hr@sgah.org.pk  by 28 March, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be called for interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons thereof.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Shirkat Gah –Women Resource Centre invites applications for the position of Campaigns Coordinator in its  Quetta office.

  • Masters’ degree plus at least 5 years relevant work experience
  • Well versed in gender and human rights; familiar with national and international commitments
  • Ability to design campaigns and follow through
  • Research and analytical ability
  • Excellent inter-personal, writing and communication skills
  • Female will be preferred for the position

Only candidates with relevant experience will be short-listed for the interview. Send your resume with relevant credentials not later than 28 February, 2019 @ hr@sgah.org.pk .  Shirkat Gah reserves the right to reject application without assigning any reason thereof.

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Shirkat Gah

Board Secretary

Part-time Position

 Shirkat Gah is looking for a board secretary to support the Shirkat Gah board. It is a part-time position (approximately 24 days per year) based in Karachi. The Secretary will report to the Chairperson/s of the Shirkat Gah board and also liaise closely with the Executive Director of Shirkat Gah.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. Organize quarterly board and six monthly general body (GB) meetings: Finalize date, venue and time of meetings in coordination with SG Executive Director and all directors of meetings ensuring quorum is met. Set the agenda for meetings with Chairperson/s and support in the preparation and distribution of relevant papers. Record minutes of meetings and circulate minutes to finalize. Ensure attendance registers are maintained.
  2. Follow up on decisions/actions taken by board and GB: send reminder/s to relevant persons and report back to Board and/or GB. Support implementation of board/GB decisions where relevant.
  3. Support sub-committees of the board: Support logistics of sub-committee meetings and any follow up action required. Minute sub-committee meetings.
  4. Ensure compliance with governance procedures: Ensure board files/documents are up to date including minutes folder, constitution, resolutions and by-laws. Work with SG finance department to file statutory returns and maintain statutory registers. Keep up to date and ensure that the board adheres to all statutory requirements especially as relates to Societies Act.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Preference will be given to have a legal background and be conversant with statutory requirements relevant to Shirkat Gah
  2. Should be able to work flexibly as needed and specifically be available around times when SG board and GB meetings are held.
  3. Should be fluent in written and spoken English and able to write well.

Interested candidates should send their CV’s to hr@sgah.org.pk by 10th March 2019

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Vacancy Announcement

Shirkat Gah Lahore is looking for a Research Assistant (RA) to assist principal researcher for work to update two manuals: 

  1. i) ‘Women, Law and Society’, a manual on customary practices and law. It provides analytical information with respect to social/customary practices and laws on corresponding issues such as Woman as a citizen, woman and the family, woman and society. It specifically reviews social/customary practices and laws such as Fundamental Rights, Family laws, laws on violence against women, policies and practices on reproductive health.
  1. ii) Manual on Family Laws: A compilation of precedents of Higher Courts on a range of issues covered under Family and ancillary matters.

Proficiency in English and Urdu, ability to research, collate information, reading and comprehending court judgments required. Work may involve limited travel outside of Lahore. Law degree preferred but not compulsory.

Required immediately. Duration of assignment will be between 4-6 months.

To apply, email  hr@sgah.org.pk

CVs & reference letters should be shared at hr@sgah.org.pk