Analyst Operations and Governance

Report to: Company Secretary, Karandaaz Pakistan
Location: Islamabad
Application deadline for the position is January 28, 2024


About Us

Karandaaz (KRN) believes that every Pakistani deserves to be Financially Included and Economically Empowered. Our mission at Karandaaz is to foster economic growth and create jobs through financial inclusion of unbanked individuals and unserved enterprises.

Karandaaz Pakistan is a not-for-profit organization, based out of Islamabad, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under Section 42 of the Companies Act 2017. We are supported by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

Position Summary

The incumbent in this role will assist the Company Secretariat in entity-level operational activities including support for new initiatives/strategic investments, donor reporting, compliances with regulators and Governance related work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Company Secretary in new initiatives of Karandaaz and be a point person for liaison with KRN associated entities and subsidiaries
  • Assist in implementation of KRN Safeguarding Protocols and ensure audit observations (if any) are effectively addressed and closed
  • Coordinate within internal teams such as Finance and Administration for payments related to governance or KRN Memberships
  • Effectively conduct maintenance and upgradation of central database of Contracts, agreements and entity level documents.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in preparation for Board and committee meetings and preparation of working papers
  • Assist the Company Secretary in maintaining a record of General Meetings, Board and Committee meetings as and when required.


Education & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Law, Business Administration, Finance or related field from a reputable institution.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience. Prior administrative support in areas of governance/HR/Finance for a donor-funded/non-profit organization will be given preference.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of the financial sector and an appetite to learn more
  • Understanding of a not-for-profit organization
  • Prior knowledge and experience of Oracle ERP systems would be an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent command over MS Office Suite and Google Workspace
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • Attention to detail & ability to assimilate and handle large volume of information
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage workload, follow through to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.

Culture and Values at Karandaaz

Karandaaz Culture is guided by our values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Equity (ICARE). These values shape our choices on what we do and how we do it, both with colleagues internally and partners externally. We also believe that we are all responsible for creating a great place to work and are constantly looking to hire individuals who bring the same level of passion and commitment to the purpose of the organization.

If you believe in the Karandaaz vision and values and feel excited about the work we are offering, please send us your application for this position at clearly mentioning the position title in the subject line.

Karandaaz is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications by all population groups


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Non-profit company registered under Section 42 of the Companies Act, 2017