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Project Director Project Planning & Implementation Unit (PPIU) - Karachi, Pakistan

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Project Director Project Planning & Implementation Unit (PPIU)

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Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Degree Title
Civil Engineering/Construction Management/ Project Management / Management

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.

Project Director Project Planning & Implementation Unit (PPIU) (Position: 01)
Job Profile:
Project Director PPIU will be responsible for the construction of Karachi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Red Line. S/he will plan and coordinate all aspects of the construction process from hiring of contractors through final construction. He/she will oversee the performance of all contractors making sure that the project is completed within the prescribed time frame, quality and funding parameters.

Qualification: Master degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management/ Project Management / Management or related discipline with Bachelor in civil engineering 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 as a construction manager. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role preferably in similar sector is highly desirable. Relevant International work experience will be considered an added advantage.
Salary Package: Market based competitive salary package.

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