Senior Manager, Insights and Solutions

Location: Islamabad
Application deadline for the position is September 27, 2015


Karandaaz Pakistan seeks a Senior Manager, Insights and Solutions. The Insights and Solutions work area is housed within the Knowledge Management and Communications department of Karandaaz Pakistan. The successful candidate will be the nexus for all Insights and Solutions work including content centered on the following themes: digital finance, small growing business finance, and financial inclusion. The candidate will work closely with all internal and external stakeholders to help set the Insights and Solutions agenda and ensure that it is executed efficiently, with consistently high quality, and in full alignment with Karandaaz Pakistan’s broader objectives.

For this position, Karandaaz Pakistan seeks someone capable of taking a big picture view of the Insights and Solutions work area, whilst executing and managing the day-to-day details needed to ensure success. The successful candidate will be a versatile research manager with broad experience in project management, research execution, quality assurance, and analysis. Working within a small core team, the Senior Manager will define research topics, conduct data analysis, write reports, and work with subject matter experts whilst ensuring that Karandaaz Pakistan’s research deliverables contain meaningful content, and are presented in an accessible and appealing way. This person will also play a lead role in coordinating Karandaaz Pakistan’s dissemination of research findings.

The Senior Manager, Insights and Solutions will report directly to the Director, Knowledge Management and Communications. In the absence of a Director, the Senior Manager will report directly to the CEO.


    • An advanced degree in a relevant field of study with a strong mastery of social science research and analytical research
    • At least eight (8) years of relevant experience managing complex research projects
    • Strong analytical skills with a solid foundation in statistical techniques, specifically STATA and/or SPSS
    • Superior English writing and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, synthesize and intuitively present research in compelling reports and presentations
    • Experience working in Pakistan
    • Highly organized, with demonstrated project and time management skills
    • Ability to work to multiple and tight deadlines with a commitment to quality, accuracy and attention to detail
    • Team player and self-starter, shows initiative; works independently; has innate curiosity; passion for research, analysis and delivering insights to the market


Interested candidates must submit their application by Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the following BrightSpyre link.


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