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Chief Executive Officer - Karachi, Pakistan

Company Name

Job Functional Area

Job Title
Chief Executive Officer

Job Location

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Degree Title
Business Administration/Management Sciences/Public Administration/Transport Planning and Engineering

Minimum Experience
15 Years

Posted on
Apr 14, 2019

Post Source
Dawn (Pakistan)

Job Detail

TransKarachi is a Public Sector company established under Section 42 of the Companies Act 2017 to carry out the project implementation management and maintenance of urban rapid transit projects in Karachi including the Karachi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Red Line Project. The project is sponsored by the Transport and Mass Transit Department and the Sindh Mass Transit Authority (SMTA), Government of Sindh, with financial assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and co-financiers, including the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the French Agency for Development (AFD), and the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
The Karachi BRT Red Line project will deliver a sustainable urban transport system that focuses on accessibility and people's mobility needs. It is anticipated that 320,000 passengers would travel daily on the buses of the BRT Red Line in the city. It is also anticipated that direct employment to be generated via execution of the project will be 2,118 jobs, including 1,424 jobs for station services such as ticketing, security, and cleaning; and 615 jobs in bus operations such as driving, conducting and mechanics.

The company is seeking for a dynamic, experienced and self-driven professional for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will report to the Board of Directors of TransKarachi. S/he will be responsible for an effective, professional and motivated team to build, operate, manage and maintain BRT/Mass Transit System in Karachi. S/he will advise the Board on policy, operational and strategic matters and will lead the implementation of all policies and procedures, SHE (Safety Health and Environment) standards and requirements, setting organisational culture and values, and achieving business goals as approved by the Board. S/he will endeavour to meet the expectations of stakeholders and ensure complete compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.

The ideal candidate should hold a Master Degree in Business Administration / Management Sciences / Public Administration / Transport Planning and Engineering / Urban Transport Planning and Management or related field/s from a HEC recognized University.The candidate should have a minimum of 15 years of post-qualification relevant experience, including 10 years of experience in a senior management position at a large public or private sector company. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role is highly desirable. The candidate should have a profound understanding of the public sector and international contracts. Qualified and experienced expatriate Pakistanis are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be offered a three (3) year contract (extendable) with market-based salary and other perks and privileges commensurate with the experience.

Apply Instructions for this Job

The candidate shall be appointed in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistanís (SECP)Public Sector Companies (Appointment of Chief Executive Officer) Guidelines, 2015 and Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules, 2013. The candidate must fulfil the Fit and Proper Criteria as laid down in the Guidelines and complete and send the forms (annexure A and B) along with the application as per the Guidelines. The guideline forms, detailed job description and position requirements are available on our website

Within 15 Days of the publication of this advertisement.

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria may apply by sending their CV with a cover letter stating their suitability for the post along with attested copies of educational and experience certificates, CNIC, photograph and SECP required forms by email to: Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview/test. No TA/DA will be admissible for interview/test.

Please mention post applied for in the subject line, along with candidate name. Further, we will not accept emails that are more than 3.5 MB in size. If required, segregate your emails to accommodate email data restrictions. For segregated emails please use sequence of emails like Email 1, Email 2.... in the subject line. For attachment purposes, please only use MS Word, or PDF format.
TransKarachi is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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