Executive/Analyst Governance & CSR

Report to: Director Operations & Company Secretary
Location: Islamabad
Application deadline for the position is January 15, 2023


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 Director Operations and Company Secretary in entity level operational activities including support for new initiatives/strategic investments, CSR initiatives, donor reporting, compliances with regulators and Governance related work being carried out from the office of Director Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

Operations & Governance

  • Assist the Director Operations in implementation of KRN Safeguarding Protocols and ensure audit observations (if any) are addressed
  • Assist Director Operations in preparing budgets, budgetary reports, financial analysis for the overall Operations Teams 
  • Assist the Company Secretary in new initiatives of Karandaaz and be a point person for liaison with KRN Associated entities and subsidiaries
  • Coordinate within internal teams such as Finance and Admin for payments related to governance or KRN Memberships 
  • Maintenance and upgradation of central database of Contracts, Agreements and entity level documents. 
  • Assist Deputy Company Secretary in preparation for Board and committee meetings and preparation of working papers
  • Assist the Deputy Company Secretary in maintaining a record of General Meetings, Board and Committee meetings as and when required 

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • Proactively seek knowledge in planning and implementing programs under the organization’s focus area of CSR
  • Recommend viable solutions to expend the annual CSR budget 
  • Seek, build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with local business groups, community representatives, and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Suggest initiatives addressing employee volunteerism and coordinate with stakeholders to effectively execute the initiatives
  • Recommend metrics that will gauge the effectiveness of the organization’s CSR objectives


Education & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Law, Business Administration, Finance or related field required.
  • 1-5 years of relevant experience required. Prior administrative support in areas of Governance/Finance for a donor-funded/non-profit organization is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Understanding of a not-for-profit organization, preferred.
  • Understanding of the financial sector and an appetite to learn more
  • Prior knowledge and experience of Oracle ERP systems would be an advantage
  • Excellent command over MS Office Suite and Google Workspace
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Good stakeholder management skills 
  • Attention to detail and ability to assimilate and handle a 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 vision and values of Karandaaz and feel excited about the work we are offering, please send us your application for this position to careers@karandaaz.com.pk 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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