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General Manager Planning - Karachi, Pakistan

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Job Functional Area

Job Title
General Manager Planning

Total Position

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Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Degree Title
Civil Engineering / Transport Planning / Transport Engineering / Transport Planning and Engineering

Minimum Experience
10 Years

Posted on
Apr 14, 2019

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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.

General Manager Planning (Position: 01)
Job Profile:
The role of General Manager Planning is to ensure that the detailed design, construction, procurement of physical components (including fleet) and maintenance of the assigned projects to the Company are as per the condition of the contract and in compliance to relevant standards, guidelines and industry best practices. He/she will oversee the performance of Project Planning and Implementation Unit (PPIU) and others (if any) to make sure that the assigned projects including Karachi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Red Line project are completed within the prescribed time frame, quality and funding parameters. He/she will monitor the conditions of the built infrastructure such that any ongoing maintenance or modifications to the assigned project post inauguration can be dealt with expeditiously and from a professional design perspective.

Qualification: Master degree in Civil Engineering / Transport Planning / Transport Engineering / Transport Planning and Engineering or related discipline from a HEC recognized university. Foreign qualification will be considered an added advantage
Experience: At least 10 years of post-qualification relevant experience including 5 years at a senior management level position. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role is highly desirable. Relevant International work experience will be considered an added advantage.
Salary Package: Market based competitive salary package.

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