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TORS FOR THE POST OF LEGAL ADVISOR (MP-I SCALE)

TORS FOR THE POST OF LEGAL ADVISOR (MP-I SCALE)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to hire the services of a dedicated legal professional in the capacity of a Legal Advisor.

Criteria/Minimum Requirements
A. Education:Ph.D or Masters in Law from a university recognized by HEC or abroad.
 B. Field of Expertise:

  1. Minimum 14 years of relevant professional experience if the education qualification is Ph.D; and
  2. Minimum 18 years of relevant professional experience if the education qualification is Masters;

C. Age:
The maximum age limit is 62 years as on the closing date of application submission.
 D. Duration:Appointment of the Legal Advisor shall initially be made for a period of three (03) years further extendable for a period of maximum two (02) years on annual basis subject to satisfactory performance.
 E. Disqualification: No person shall be eligible for appointment as Legal Advisor who:

  1. Has been or is dismissed from service as a consequence of disciplinary proceedings;
  2. Has been or is convicted, by a court of competent jurisdiction, for an offence involving moral turpitude; and
  3. Either at the time of appointment as Legal Advisor or thereafter during such appointment was not or is not a citizen of Pakistan.

 
F. Manner of Appointment:

  1. The appointment shall be made as per prescribed procedure for appointment in MP-I Scale Position;
  2. The vacancy of the Legal Advisor shall be uploaded on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also advertised in at least two national leading newspapers of nation-wide circulation;
  3. A Scrutiny Committee shall be constituted with the approval of Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the short-listing of applicants as per TORs; and
  4. The Selection Committee for appointments, after conducting the interviews, shall recommend to the Appointing Authority, a panel of minimum three (03) suitable candidates out of the shortlisted candidates, in order of merit, for appointment against the position.

G. Job Description:The job description of the Legal Advisor will be, but not limited, to perform the following tasks:

  1. All cases pertaining to the Supreme Court of Pakistan;
  2. All cases pertaining to all other courts, forums and tribunals;
  3. Legal opinion work on both National and International Law;
  4. Supervise the work of DLA and ALA; and
  5. Any other legal work assigned by the Ministry.

The Legal Advisor will work in the Legal Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the supervision of the Special/Additional Secretary Legal.
 H. Pay Package:The Legal Advisor shall receive the pay package of MP-I Scale in accordance with the Management Positions Scale Policy.
 I. Leave:The Legal Advisor shall earn leave in accordance with the Management Positions Scale Policy.
 J. Conflict of Interest:

    1. The candidate for appointment as Legal Advisor shall have to seek retirement from his/her existing Department and post or his/her appointment shall be subject to acceptance of resignation from designated authority and shall not, during his/her term of office, engage himself in any other service, business, vocation or employment which may have any direct or indirect effect on his/her performance as Legal Advisor.
    2. The candidate being employed under MP Scale shall submit to the government an affidavit declaring his/her non-involvement in any other relevant business/job which may tantamount to conflict of interest.

K. Termination of Contract:The contract of Legal Advisor may be terminated on completion of tenure or by giving one month’s notice by either side. In case of notice by the concerned Ministry/Division, it shall be after the approval of the Appointing Authority.
 L. Monitoring and Evaluation:The performance of the Legal Advisor shall be monitored by the Special/Additional Secretary of the Legal Division.
 M. Applicability of Other Rules:In respect of matters not specified here, the law, rules, policies, etc. applicable to the corresponding level of civil servants shall be applicable. SITUATION VACANT

PRESIDENT INSTITUTE OF REGIONAL STUDIES (IRS)
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of President, Institute of Regional Studies (IRS), MP -I Scale, on contract basis in the Institute of Regional Studies, initially for a period of three years. The position will be filled strictly on merit, in a transparent manner and in accordance with the current Management Position Scale Policy.

Eligibility

Detailed Terms of Reference (TORS) and Job Descriptions etc. for the position can be downloaded from the website http://www.mofa.gov.pk

Interested individuals may send their applications, CVs and all relevant education/experience certificates including CNIC and one recent passport size photograph, within ten (10) days of publication of this advertisement at the below mentioned address, clearly mentioning on the envelope the name of the position applied for.

Syed Moazzam H. Shah, Director General (HQ &Finance/ HR & CP)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Constitution Avenue, G-5, Islamabad
Tel: 051-9202362, Fax: 051-3204059

TORS FOR POST OF PRESIDENT INSTITUTE OF REGIONAL STUDIES (IRS)

Institute of Regional Studies is a think tank, working under Ministry of Foreign Affairs, mandated to provide in-depth understanding and objective analysis of regional and global issues, facilitate exchange of knowledge among academia, governments and NGOs and to produce quality research publications for dissemination of credible information on national, regional and international issues.

  1. Applications are invited for a 3 years contractual appointment against the position of President, Institute of Regional Studies, IRS, Islamabad. The position of President, IRS is placed in MP I Scale.

 
Responsibilities

  1. The responsibilities of President, IRS, in terms of IRS Regulations, are as follows:
  • Manage the professional functioning of the Institute under general supervision and direction of the IRS Board of Governors
  • Organize all research projects of the Institute and provide necessary guidance to research officers and a team of research analysts of the Institute.
  • Maintain liaison with similar research institutes inland & abroad, and prepare, scrutinize or edit or coordinate such papers assigned to IRS by MOFA or which are to be presented at international fora.

 
Eligibility

  1. The prospective candidate is required to have the following qualification & experience:
  • PhD in International Relations/Political Science/Strategic Studies/Public Policy/Media Studies/Mass Communication or any related field from HEC Recognized Public Sector University in Pakistan or Abroad with 14 years professional experience or MA/M.Sc in International Relations/Political Science/Strategic Studies/Public Policy/Media Studies/Mass Communication or any related field from HEC Recognized Public Sector University in Pakistan or Abroad with 18 years professional experience
  • Degree shall be got verified from HEC.
  • Documentary evidence of service experience of public or private sector organizations in Research & Development, Mass Communication and International Relations.
  • Government Servants meeting the eligibility criteria may also apply, provided that after selection they will have to resign from their existing positions.
  • Retired Government Servants may also apply.

 
Selection Procedure

  1. GOP’s selection criteria/procedure outlined in Civil Establishment Code – 2007 (Vol-I: Chapter-2: Sl. No. 140-141), read with Article-9 of IRS Charter-1984 shall apply when shortlisted and called for interview by the designated Selection Board.

 
Antecedents Verification Procedure

  1. After selection, the credentials of the approved candidate shall be sent to Higher Education Commission and Intelligence Bureau in terms of Civil Establishment Code – 2007 (Vol-I: Chapter-2: Sl. No. 28: Page-95), read with Civil Establishment Code – 2007 (Vol-I: Chapter-2: Sl. No. 17: Page-73) for necessary verification of their degrees and antecedents before issuance of Notification by the Establishment Division.

 
How to apply

  1. Interested candidates may apply under a covering application, attaching 3 passport size photographs, Degrees, Testimonials, proof of existence, Matric Certificate as proof of DOB, CNIC, complete residential address and landline numbers plus mobile. Applications complete in all respect (in sealed envelope) should reach the undersigned within 10 days of publication of this advertisement.

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SITUATION VACANT

                 
SITUATION VACANT 

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following posts on contract basis (MP-II Scale) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, initially for a period of two years, extendable under MP Scale policy:

i.            Public Diplomacy Coordinator

ii.           Content Developer

iii.          Speech Writer (English)

The positions will be filled strictly on merit, in a transparent manner and in accordance with the guidelines provided in Ministry of Finance OM No.F.3 (2) R-4/2011 dated 14th July 2017.

Detailed Terms of Reference (TORS) and Job Descriptions etc. for the positions can be downloaded from the website http://www.mofa.gov.pk.

Interested individuals may send their applications, CVs and all relevant education/experience certificates including CNIC and one recent passport size photograph, within fifteen (15) days of publication of this advertisement at the below mentioned address clearly mentioning on the envelope the name of the position applied for.

Dr. Zafar Iqbal
Director General (HR&CP)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Constitution Avenue, G-5, Islamabad
Tel: 051-9202362, Fax: 051-3204059

 

TORS FOR THE POST OF PUBLIC DIPLOMACY COORDINATOR

 

In line with the Prime Minister’s vision for a modern and comprehensive communication strategy to effectively portray the image of an enlightened, vibrant Pakistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to hire the services of a dedicated Public Diplomacy Coordinator.

Criteria/Minimum Requirements

Education:

M.Phil/Masters, or an equivalent degree, from a university recognized by HEC, in Public Diplomacy, Communication, Journalism, International Relations, Security Studies or any other related field.

Field of Expertise:

  1. Minimum 07 years of professional experience in the field of Communication, Journalism, International Relations, Security Studies or any other related field;
  2. Keen interest and understanding of various aspects of modern diplomacy, ability to analyze developments and policies of relevant Ministries and create a coherent public narrative based on these;
  3. Experience of public diplomacy domain with a specific focus on electronic and social media and image building and dissemination;
  4. Experience in engagement with media;
  5. Fluency in English language; and
  6. Experience of working with an international organization is desirable.

Age:

The maximum age limit is forty-five (45) years.

Duration:

Appointment of the Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall initially be made for two years.

Disqualification:

No person shall be eligible for appointment as Public Diplomacy Coordinator who:

  1. Has been or is dismissed from service as a consequence of disciplinary proceedings;
  2. Has been or is convicted, by a court of competent jurisdiction, for an offence involving moral turpitude;
  3. Either at the time of appointment as Public Diplomacy Coordinator or thereafter during such appointment was not or is not a citizen of Pakistan; or
  4. Is a beneficiary of National Reconciliation Ordinance, 2007 (LX of 2007).

Manner of Appointment:

  1. The appointment shall be made as per prescribed procedure for appointment in MP-II Scale Position;
  2. The vacancy of the Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall be uploaded on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also advertised in at least two national leading newspapers of nation-wide circulation.
  3. A short-listing Committee shall be constituted with the approval of Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the short-listing of applicants; and
  4. The Selection Committee for appointments in the MP Scale shall recommend the most suitable candidate out of the shortlisted candidates.

Job Description:

The Public Diplomacy Coordinator will carry out, but will not be limited to the following tasks for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  1. Proposing long term strategic plans in public diplomacy;
  2. Act as focal point for inter-governmental coordination for developing and creating material in diverse formats to showcase Pakistan’s economic, cultural, touristic and other potentials for a global audience;
  3. Coordination with private sector, media houses, think tanks, academia and other stakeholders to promote a coherent foreign policy narrative and;
  4. Performing other work related duties as assigned by the Competent Authority.

The Public Diplomacy Coordinator will work in the Strategic Communications Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the supervision of the Foreign Minister.

Pay Package:

The Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall receive the pay package of MP-II Scale in accordance with the Management Scale Policy.

Leave:

The Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall earn leave in accordance with the MP-II Scale Policy.

Conflict of Interest:

The candidate for appointment as Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall have to seek retirement from his existing Department and post or his appointment shall be subject to acceptance of resignation from designated authority and shall not, during his term of office, engage himself in any other service, business, vocation or employment which may have any direct or indirect effect on his performance as Public Diplomacy Coordinator.

Termination of Contract:

The contract of Public Diplomacy Coordinator may be terminated by giving one month’s notice on either side or payment of one month’s basic pay in lieu thereof.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

The performance of the Public Diplomacy Coordinator shall be monitored by the senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Applicability of Other Rules:

In respect of matters not specified here, the law, rules, policies, etc. applicable to the corresponding level of civil servants shall be applicable.

 

 

TORS FOR THE POST OF CONTENT DEVELOPER

 

In line with the Prime Minister’s vision for a modern and comprehensive communication strategy to effectively portray the image of an enlightened, vibrant Pakistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to hire the services of a dedicated Content Developer.

Criteria/Minimum Requirements

Education:

M.Phil/Masters, or an equivalent degree, from a university recognized by HEC, in Public Diplomacy, Media Management, Communication, Journalism or any other related field.

Field of Expertise:

  1. Minimum 5-7 years of professional experience in the field of Strategic Communication, Public Diplomacy, Media Management, Communication, Journalism or any other related field;
  2. Extensive experience of content development and public diplomacy with a specific focus on electronic and social media and image building and dissemination;
  3. Experience in engagement with media;
  4. Fluency in English; and
  5. Experience of working with an international organization is desirable.

Age:

The maximum age limit is forty five (45) years.

Duration:

Appointment of the Content Developer shall initially be made for two years.

Disqualification:

No person shall be eligible for appointment as Content Developer who:

  1. Has been or is dismissed from service as a consequence of disciplinary proceedings;
  2. Has been or is convicted, by a court of competent jurisdiction, for an offence involving moral turpitude;
  3. Either at the time of appointment as Content Developer or thereafter during such appointment was not or is not a citizen of Pakistan; or
  4. Is a beneficiary of National Reconciliation Ordinance, 2007 (LX of 2007).

Manner of Appointment:

  1. The appointment shall be made as per prescribed procedure for appointment in MP-II Scale Position;
  2. The vacancy of the Content Developer shall be uploaded on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also advertised in at least two national leading newspapers of nation-wide circulation.
  3. A short-listing Committee shall be constituted with the approval of Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the short-listing of applicants; and
  4. The Selection Committee for appointments in the MP Scale shall recommend the most suitable candidate out of the shortlisted candidates.

Job Description:

The Content Developer will carry out, but will not be limited to the following tasks for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  1. Assist in the development of an effective strategy for strategic communication;
  2. Content development through targeted, research based message crafting and evolution of a strategy for their dissemination in both traditional and digital media;
  3. Media monitoring to counter negative propaganda and promote positive image of Pakistan;
  4. Identification of audience for specific messaging;
  5. Establish linkages with private and public institutions for innovative content creation;
  6. Performing other work related duties as assigned by the Competent Authority.

The Content Developer will work in the Strategic Communications Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the supervision of the Foreign Minister.

Pay Package:

The Content Developer shall receive the pay package of MP-II Scale in accordance with the Management Scale Policy.

Leave:

The Content Developer shall earn leave in accordance with the MP-II Scale Policy.

Conflict of Interest:

The candidate for appointment as Content Developer shall have to seek retirement from his existing Department and post or his appointment shall be subject to acceptance of resignation from designated authority and shall not, during his term of office, engage himself in any other service, business, vocation or employment which may have any direct or indirect effect on his performance as Content Developer.

Termination of Contract:

The contract of Content Developer may be terminated by giving one month’s notice on either side or payment of one month’s basic pay in lieu thereof.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

The performance of the Content Developer shall be monitored by the senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Applicability of Other Rules:

In respect of matters not specified here, the law, rules, policies, etc. applicable to the corresponding level of civil servants shall be applicable.

 

 

TORS FOR THE POST OF SPEECH WRITER

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to hire the services of a dedicated English Speech Writer.

Criteria/Minimum Requirements

Education:

M.Phil/Masters, or an equivalent degree, from a university recognized by HEC, in Communication, Journalism, International Relations, Security Studies or any other related field.

Field of Expertise:

  1. Minimum 07 years of professional experience in the field of Communication, Journalism, International Relations, Security Studies or any other related field;
  2. Understanding of diplomacy and international relations and a keen interest in Current Affairs;
  3. Fluency in English language;
  4. Experience of writing speeches, statements and any other communication for senior officials would be preferred;
  5. Experience in media communication is preferable; and
  6. Experience of working with an international organization is desirable.

Age:

The maximum age limit is forty-five (45) years.

Duration:

Appointment of the Speech Writer shall initially be made for two years.

Disqualification:

No person shall be eligible for appointment as Speech Writer who:

  1. Has been or is dismissed from service as a consequence of disciplinary proceedings;
  2. Has been or is convicted, by a court of competent jurisdiction, for an offence involving moral turpitude;
  3. Either at the time of appointment as Speech Writer or thereafter during such appointment was not or is not a citizen of Pakistan; or
  4. Is a beneficiary of National Reconciliation Ordinance, 2007 (LX of 2007).

Manner of Appointment:

  1. The appointment shall be made as per prescribed procedure for appointment in MP-II Scale Position;
  2. The vacancy of the Speech Writer shall be uploaded on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also advertised in at least two national leading newspapers of nation-wide circulation.
  3. A short-listing Committee shall be constituted with the approval of Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the short-listing of applicants; and
  4. The Selection Committee for appointments in the MP Scale shall recommend the most suitable candidate out of the shortlisted candidates.

Job Description:

The Speech Writer will carry out, but will not be limited to the following tasks for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  1. Analyzing key topics on which speeches/op-eds may be required and proactively recommending topics and content;
  2. Writing speeches and statements which articulate the vision of the senior officials;
  3. Writing prefaces and forewords for publications;
  4. Writing articles and op-eds based on inputs from the senior officials; and
  5. Performing other work related duties as assigned by the Foreign Minister.

The Speech Writer will work in the Strategic Communications Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the supervision of the Foreign Minister.

Pay Package:

The Speech Writer shall receive the pay package of MP-II Scale in accordance with the Management Scale Policy.

Leave:

The Speech Writer shall earn leave in accordance with the MP-II Scale Policy.

Conflict of Interest:

The candidate for appointment as Speech Writer shall have to seek retirement from his existing Department and post or his appointment shall be subject to acceptance of resignation from designated authority and shall not, during his term of office, engage himself in any other service, business, vocation or employment which may have any direct or indirect effect on his performance as Speech Writer.

Termination of Contract:

The contract of Speech Writer may be terminated by giving one month’s notice on either side or payment of one month’s basic pay in lieu thereof.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

The performance of the Speech Writer shall be monitored by the senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Applicability of Other Rules:

In respect of matters not specified here, the law, rules, policies, etc. applicable to the corresponding level of civil servants shall be applicable.

 

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