Opportunities at CPPG

Internship-(final)

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Position Vacant: Training Specialist for the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) Project on Social Welfare Department: Provincial Face of Interaction and Regulation of NGOs

Last date for application: 11 April 2017

Position requirements: 

MPhil/PhD degree in Sociology, or expertise in development and humanitarian work, gender studies, social work or any other relevant subject, having at least 5 years of capacity building (Local Government System, Project proposal writing, NGOs management, NGO registration Laws, Women and Child Rights legislation, Financial Management, community development etc.) experience in development and humanitarian sector with major donor agencies of Pakistan.

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter, contacts of two referees, and copies of degrees and experience certificates. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk by Tuesday 11 April 2017. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Vacant: Administrative Assistant for Center for Public Policy & Governance
Posted: Monday 4 April 2016
Last date for application: Friday 8 April 2016

The Administrative Assistant for Center for Public Policy & Governance provides administrative, secretarial and logistical support to the Professor & Director to manage departmental operations.

Essential Functions:

Duties/Responsibilities (but are not limited to the following):

  • Acting as a Secretary to the Director
  • Conducting correspondence for Director
  • Managing Director’s calendar
  • Ownership of CPPG contact Management
  • Management of CPPG’s department library
  • Maintaining and organizing CPPG correspondence and project files.
  • Creating and couriering invitations for all CPPG Programs
  • Emailing invitations for all CPPG Programs.
  • Couriering CPPG publications
  • Managing cleaning CPPG facilities
  • Organizing and arranging logistics for CPPG seminars/workshops/policy dialogues
  • Managing Registration at CPPG Functions
  • Taking pictures, conduct audio recording and manage refreshment for CPPG seminars
  •  Managing refreshment for all CPPG functions

Job Specification:

Requirements

  • Education: Graduation or above
  • Experience: Preferred but not essential

Skills:

  • Good spoken and written English to write and edit correspondence, provide and interpret detailed information, and deal with complex situations in official languages.
  • Good knowledge (intermediate level) of MS Word (format documents, do mail merges) and of Excel (create spreadsheets and charts); basic knowledge of PowerPoint (to create presentations), Acrobat Reader and electronic mail systems.
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to multitask; ability to work independently and in a team; client-service orientation.

Interested candidates should send their applications with cover letter latest by Friday 8 April 2016 to hr@fccollege.edu.pk. The applications must be accompanied with two references. Please mention the job title in the subject line. 

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Announcement

M Phil Thesis Research Fellowship in Peace Building and Conflict Management Studies

The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian College, Lahore (A Chartered University) in collaboration with United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is launching a program in Peace Building &Conflict Management Studies that will include following areas:

Conflict analysis; conflict management and mitigation; drivers of conflict; radicalization and violent extremism (This is in the broader context of  federation-provinces relations, ethnic, social, religious or strategic conflict, peace building and conflict resolution in and around Pakistan)

Those M. Phil students who are interested in pursuing their M. Phil thesis research on any of the above mentioned areas they are advised to submit their applications to the CPPG along with the following documents:

-          Research Proposal

-          Name of Supervisor

-          Name of Department/Institute

-          Field of Study / Discipline

3 fellowships are available for field research and a selected research proposal’s applicant could get field research grant of maximum of Rupees 200,000 for completing research and submitting M Phil thesis. The research grant will be administered in phases upon completion of each milestone over a period of one year.

The following guidelines are suggested for Proposal Submission:

1.  Proposal must clearly state key research questions/hypothesis, literature review, central argument/theoretical perspective if any and relevance with the broad themes (Word limit 1000).

2. The applicants are advised to follow the above stated broad criteria for the submission of proposals.

3. The applicant must be a full time bonafide student of a HEC recognized University. He/ She must have completed the course work and is qualified to submit Thesis Research Proposal.

4. Consent of the thesis supervisor, monthly progress report on research work and upon completion of the thesis submitting a copy to the CPPG and USIP.

5. Once the Research Proposal is accepted and approved, the selected candidates will be informed about the award of Research Grant and its expense submission procedures.

6. The CPPG team would be available for assisting candidates whose proposals are selected and approved in further improvising and improving the quality and content of their research.

7. The CPPG Selection Committee would review and announce the selected research proposals.

Deadline for submitting the Proposal is 30th November 2015 and final selections will be announced by 7th December 2015.

Application/Documents should be sent to:

Mr. Rhymer Roy

Email: rhymerroy@fccollege.edu.pk

Postal Address: Centre for Public Policy & Governance

E-017

F.C College (A Chartered University)

Ferozepur Road, Lahore – 54600

Phone: 042- 99231581-88

Ext. 388

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Position Vacant: Faculty Position in Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG)
Posted: Wednesday, 21 October, 2015
Last date for application: Friday, 20 November, 2015

The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) at Forman Christian College has a faculty position vacant for Assistant Professor /Research Fellow. Candidates are expected to teach in postgraduate programs. Teaching experience, inclination towards research and academic publications as well as good communication skills in English are essential.

Minimum requirements

  • Foreign PhD (in any of these disciplines/fields—Political Economy/Economics, Public Policy, Development Studies, Peace Studies)

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, and names and contacts of three referees to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk and hr@fccollege.edu.pk latest by 20 November 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.

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Position Vacant: Communication & Advocacy Expert for Center for Public Policy & Governance
Posted: Monday 16 March 2015 
Last date for application: Friday 20 March 2015 

The Center for Public Policy & Governance is looking for a professional to develop and execute an advocacy strategy based on research results. The duration of the job will be 5 months.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Devise Communication & Advocacy strategy
  • Build network to maximize media coverage of research activities & results
  • Maximize access of research documents to stakeholders
  • Devise TV & Radio program scripts for promotion of research results
  • Devise communication strategy to bring public sector stakeholders on board
  • Conduct Lobbying for research results among policy makers and managers

Qualifications & Required Skills: 

  • All Social Science Majors (BA Honors, MA, MPhil)
  • Minimum of 4 year experience in media and advocacy
  • Experience in devising TV or Radio programs

Interested candidates should send CVs (including two references) and a writing sample (published paper/report) latest by Friday 20 March to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Position Vacant: Research Fellow for Center for Public Policy & Governance
Posted: Monday 16 March 2015 
Last date for application: Friday 20 March 2015 

The Center for Public Policy & Governance is looking for critical thinking researcher who is deadline oriented, can work independently and has extensive experience in field research preferably institutional analysis. The duration of the job will be 11 months starting 1 April.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature review and devise research methodology
  • Conduct interviews of senior Government Officials
  • Conduct extensive field work& quantitative analysis
  • Formulate Research Report, Working & Position Papers
  • Design & Organize Policy Dialogues, Focus Groups and Seminars
  • Present Research Findings to policy decision makers
  • Conduct Advocacy through consensus building among stakeholders

Qualifications & Required Skills: 

  • A Social Sciences major preferably Public Policy/Admin, Political Science or Sociology
  • A Foreign PhD with 3 years OR a Foreign MA/Mphil with 6 years of research experience
  • Strong knowledge of Research Methods
  • Extensive experience in academic & policy paper writing.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent MS Word and Internet Researching skills
  • Experience in Institutional Analysis of Government Departments preferred.
  • Experience in Institutional Analysis of Government Departments preferred.

Interested candidates should send CVs (including two references) and a writing sample (published paper/report) latest by Friday 20 March to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Position Vacant: Project Manager for Center for Public Policy & Governance
Posted: Monday 16 March 2015 
Last date for application: Friday 20 March 2015 

The Center for Public Policy & Governance is looking for a young project manager interested in building a career in academic grant management. The duration of the job will be 12 months starting 1 April.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate Research Team in fulfilling milestones
    • Field Research, Policy Dialogues, Seminars& setting up 1-on-1 meetings
    • Logistics and travel
    • Act as bridge between research team and accounts department
  • Abreast Project Director with project status on weekly basis
  • Create Project Reports –Monthly, Quarterly & Completion for donor including Financials
  • Develop new Research Grant Proposals

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • Minimum qualification is Masters/MBA
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience& 2 years of Project Management experience
  • Excellent Inter-personal & English Writing Skills
  • Excellent English & Urdu conversing skills
  • Excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) & Internet skills

Interested candidates should send CVs (including two references)  latest by Friday 20 March to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Position Vacant: Research Assistant in Center for Public Policy & Governance 
Posted: Monday 16 March 2015 
Last date for application: Friday 20 March 2015 

The Center for Public Policy & Governance is seeking a responsible young researcher who can perform and fulfill their tasks independently once guided. The duration of the job will be 11 months starting 1 April.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Research Fellow in all aspects of the research & advocacy process
  • Conduct field surveys and take notes of interviews
  • Perform coding, data entry and conduct analysis
  • Manage logistics of Focus Groups, Policy Dialogues and Seminar
  • Formulate Dialogue Report and Press Release

Qualifications & Required Skills: 

  • All Social Science Majors (BA Honors, MA, MPhil)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Good Field Research skills
  • Good English Writing skills
  • Excellent MS Word and Internet Researching Skills
  • Have taken a Research Methods course
  • Prior work experience is recommended
  • Recommended Skills:
  • Familiarity with local language and culture
  • Ability to research independently on a specific topic

Interested candidates should send CVs (including two references) and a writing sample (published paper/report) latest by Friday 20 March to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Positions vacant: Consultants for project “Program Design for Policy, Institutional, and Regulatory Reform in the City of Lahore”, CPPG
Posted: Thursday 18 July 2013
Last date for application: 
Variable; please check relevant ToR

The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) has vacancies for Consultants for the Project “Program Design for Policy, Institutional, and Regulatory Reform in the City of Lahore”. The assignment period is of eight (8) months (August 2013-March 2014). The terms of payment are negotiable and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

The consultancies are required for research and planning in the areas listed below. Please click on the relevant Terms of Reference (ToR) of each position for details of duties, responsibilities and required qualifications.

  • Consultant, Governance and Management of Lahore (ToR)
  • Consultant, Transport Planning in Lahore (ToR)
  • Consultant, Water Supply, Sewerage and Waste Management (ToR)
  • Consultant, Real Estate Markets in Lahore, including Land Use, Building Control and Zoning in Lahore(ToR)
  • Consultant, Trade Friendliness (ToR)

Interested candidates should send their CVs to  cppg@fccollege.edu.pk latest by the date indicated in the relevant ToR. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Position vacant: Research Assistants, Center for Public Policy & Governance (CPPG)
Duration of position: 8 months
Posted: Monday 22 April 2013
Last date for application: Monday 6 May 2013

Job Responsibilities: CPPG, a policy think tank, is looking for driven and focused Research Assistants (RAs) to perform one or more of the following tasks: conduct literature review, do research on the internet, conduct field surveys in multiple cities, perform coding, data entry and conduct both quantitative & qualitative analysis on the data. The work will involve extensive field work under the guidance of a Research Fellow.

Qualifications & Required Skills: We are looking for students with critical thinking, who can perform and fulfill their tasks independently once guided.

  • All Social Science majors (BA Honors, MA, MPhil), preferably Political Science
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Good English writing skills
  • Excellent MS Word and internet researching skills
  • Have taken a Research Methods course
  • Prior field research experience is preferable
  • Prior work experience is preferable
  • Familiarity with local language and culture
  • Ability to research independently on a specific topic
  • Econometric analysis and SPSS skills

Interested students should send their CV, transcript, a writing sample and one faculty reference byMonday 6 May 2013 to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Position vacant: Research Fellow, Center for Public Policy & Governance (CPPG)
Duration of position: 9 months
Posted: Monday 22 April 2013
Last date for application: Monday 6 May 2013

Job Responsibilities: CPPG, a policy think tank, is looking for a driven and focused professional who can lead CPPG’s policy research in the area of Electoral Process, Campaign Dynamics and Violence. Core responsibilities include leading/conducting academic and policy research involving literature review, extensive field work, qualitative analysis, and policy paper writing. Additional responsibilities include organizing academic seminars and policy dialogues, and developing policy briefs.

Qualifications & Required Skills:  We are looking for critical thinking professionals who are deadline oriented and can work independently.

  • A Social Sciences major preferably in Public Policy, Political Science or Sociology
  • A foreign PhD or
    a foreign MA/MPhil with 3 years of research experience or
    a local MPhil with 7 years of research experience
  • Strong knowledge of Research Methods
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Excellent MS Word and internet researching skills

Interested candidates should send their CV and a writing sample (a published paper/report) by Monday 6 May 2013 to cppg@fccollege.edu.pk. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Announcement

M Phil Thesis Research Fellowship in Peace Building and Conflict Management Studies

 The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian College, Lahore (A Chartered University) in collaboration with United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is launching a program in Peace Building &Conflict Management Studies that will include following areas:

Conflict analysis; conflict management and mitigation; drivers of conflict; radicalization and violent extremism (This is in the broader context of  federation-provinces relations, ethnic, social, religious or strategic conflict, peace building and conflict resolution in and around Pakistan)

 

Those M. Phil students who are interested in pursuing their M. Phil thesis research on any of the above mentioned areas they are advised to submit their applications to the CPPG along with the following documents:

-          Research Proposal

-          Name of Supervisor

-          Name of Department/Institute

-          Field of Study / Discipline

3 fellowships are available for field research and a selected research proposal’s applicant could get field research grant of maximum of Rupees 200,000 for completing research and submitting M Phil thesis. The research grant will be administered in phases upon completion of each milestone over a period of one year.

The following guidelines are suggested for Proposal Submission:

1.  Proposal must clearly state key research questions/hypothesis, literature review, central argument/theoretical perspective if any and relevance with the broad themes (Word limit 1000).

 

2. The applicants are advised to follow the above stated broad criteria for the submission of proposals.

 

3. The applicant must be a full time bonafide student of a HEC recognized University. He/ She must have completed the course work and is qualified to submit Thesis Research Proposal.

 

4. Consent of the thesis supervisor, monthly progress report on research work and upon completion of the thesis submitting a copy to the CPPG and USIP.

 

5. Once the Research Proposal is accepted and approved, the selected candidates will be informed about the award of Research Grant and its expense submission procedures.  

 

6. The CPPG team would be available for assisting candidates whose proposals are selected and approved in further improvising and improving the quality and content of their research.

 

7. The CPPG Selection Committee would review and announce the selected research proposals.

Deadline for submitting the Proposal is 30th November 2015 and final selections will be announced by 7th December 2015.

 

Application/Documents should be sent to:

 

Mr. Rhymer Roy

Email: rhymerroy@fccollege.edu.pk

Postal Address: Centre for Public Policy & Governance

                                    E-017

                                    F.C College (A Chartered University)

                                    Ferozepur Road, Lahore – 54600

Phone: 042- 99231581-88

             Ext. 388