Junior Associate

Objectives

  • Be an integral part of a dynamic team implementing the Chief Minister’s mandate for delivery in priority areas such as Health, Education, Water, and Sanitation
  • Lead workstream within a roadmap and manage analysts working on specific priority areas. Manage and lead day-to-day activities to ensure objective are met and consistently role modelling the roadmap approach

Main Activities / Responsibilities

  • Contribute to managing relationships with line outcome owners and their staff
  • Lead problem solving for assigned priorities within roadmaps
  • Work directly with owners of delivery activities in department to provide problem solving support to civil servants
  • Manage sets of data and conduct detailed data analyses to support implementation, issue identification and problem solving
  • Develop high quality, logical presentations and reports with clear charts and concise prose
  • Build solid trust based relationships with colleagues in the SMU and elsewhere
  • Provide support in building team capacity in problem solving
  • Regularly evaluate progress of workplan to ensure roadmap is tracking well
  • Conduct complex analyses quickly and with limited supervision 
  • Ensure high quality, logical presentations and reports are developed showing good use of data 
  • Build solid trust based relationships with colleagues in the SMU and elsewhere
  • Begin managing Analysts working on their work streams

Essential Qualifications & Experiences

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Economics or Social Sciences (16 years of education)
  • Work experience: 2+ years
  • Some experience of working in government would be an advantage
  • Determined, hardworking and focused
  • Optimistic and confident
  • Passion and commitment for the mission
  • Willing to work hard under pressure
  • Knowledge of sector desirable but not essential
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to think in a structured way in new circumstances
  • Openness to bold thinking, risk taking and displaying an energetic mind set
  • Ability to conduct complex analyses quickly and with limited supervision 
  • Ability to develop high quality, logical presentations and reports with clear charts and concise prose
  • Aptitude for building solid, trust based relationships 
  • Strong team player 
  • Effective communicator and presenter
  • Dynamic and eager to learn
  • Fluent Urdu language ability preferred