Assistant Manager Projects - PSDF

Assistant Manager Projects

Last date to apply: August 15, 2023

Getting to know PSDF

Our purpose-You will be part of the largest skills development fund in Pakistan. PSDF’s purpose is to shape the future and well-being of our poor and vulnerable youth by giving them access to skills training of the highest standard so they can find sustainable employment and income-generating opportunities in Pakistan and beyond.

The impact we have created-PSDF started its operations in the 4 poorest districts of Punjab. Since 2016, the geographical remit has expanded to the entire 36 districts of Punjab. PSDF has trained almost 300,000 underprivileged youth across Punjab, which includes 180,000+ male and 110,000+ female graduates. These graduates have been trained in approximately 250 demand-driven and market relevant trades across 10 sectors.

Diversified and challenging team-At PSDF, our team constantly works in a fast paced and challenging environment and needs someone who can match and deliver at our pace. We are looking for a passionate and innately talented individual who can actively pursue and drive the agenda of PSDF and is always ready to take up new challenges

How the Role looks like

Lead in program design, curricula development, new project proposals and execution of new initiatives in line with department overall objective.

The main responsibilities for this role are to:

  1. Undertake research, collect and analyze data and design program / scheme inclusive of trade, geographic location, target audience,  number  of  classes,  duration  and  TSP performance evaluation criteria etc.
  2. Business development looking for new projects for funding.
  3. Assist stake holders (internal and external) to develop new curricula and revise and amend curricula.
  4. Hire third party firm for verification outcome of the skills imparted by different service providers.
  5. Coordinate with Strategy department for different related researches and incorporate the relevant outcomes in the schemes.
  6. Initiate and execute the introduction of soft skills in technical trainings.
  7. Carryout other activities assigned from time to time

What do we expect you to achieve?

The main accountabilities for this role include:

  1. Support in development of new skill development schemes
  2. Assist in development of new curricula.
  3. Carryout data analysis and research work necessary for development of new skill related schemes.
  4. Oversee the new initiative necessary for improvement of quality of skills training

Are you the right fit for this Job?

To apply, you must have

  1. Bachelor’s degree (Hons) / Master’s degree in Project Management / Management Science or any relevant / similar degree from an HEC-recognized / accredited university.
  2. A minimum of 5 years of relevant / similar experience.
  3. Project Management experience will be preferred.

The required experience for this role requires you to have

  1. Effective decision making and problem-solving ability
  2. Ability to understand different organizational work culture dynamics
  3. Ability to build strong working relationships

What are we offering?

PSDF has a lot more to offer than a market competitive salary and perks. As a PSDF employee you will get:

  • Professional development and career growth opportunities with the largest skills development fund in Pakistan.
  • Experience a professional environment that believes in innovative solutions to addressing youth employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Opportunity to develop and execute innovative approaches to skills development for Pakistan’s youth.
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Manager Program Development


Assistant Manager


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