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Communication Specialist - Karachi, Pakistan

Company Name

Job Functional Area

Job Title
Communication Specialist

Total Position

Job Location

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Degree Title
Communications, Media Relations, Journalism, Publishing, Public Relations

Minimum Experience
8 Years

Posted on
Apr 14, 2019

Job Description

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 dynamic, experienced and self-driven professionals for the following positions.

Communication Specialist (Position: 01)
Job Profile:
Communication Specialist will be responsible for all communication and public relations activities and will provide strategic advice and support regarding multi-media. relation with public and clients and corporate communication.

Qualification: Masters degree in Communications, Media Relations, Journalism, Publishing, Public Relations, or related discipline from a HEC recognized university. Foreign qualification will be considered as an added advantage.
Experience: At least 8 years of post-qualification relevant experience, including a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role is highly desirable.
Salary Package: Market based competitive salary package.

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Detailed job descriptions and position requirements are available on Companys website:
Application Deadline: 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:
Important Note for Email Submissions: 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.

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