Country Director - Sightsavers - Karachi

Country Director,
Pakistan Country Programme
HRSI is a premier executive search company Providing top talent to its client in Pakistan & Middle East. Our client Sightsavers is looking to appoint senior level talent for its Pakistan country programme..
Sightsavers’ vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. We work with partners in 33 developing countries across Africa Asia and the Caribbean to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
Since its inception in 1985 the Pakistan program has experience growth and success. Our work has been essentially guided by learning with evidence policy influence, innovations with piloting and institutionalization of best practices. Noteworthy progress has been made in the eye health sector as well as in inclusive education and social inclusion of the people with visual impairment and other disabilities. To know more about Sightsavers, please visit: &
Sightsavers is looking for a Country Director who will be able to give dynamic leadership to a well rounded team to take forward the years of achievement
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Reporting to the South Asia Programme Director, the incumbent will be working with partners within the existing policy frameworks, to strategically lead the country team to develop andmanage high quality, cost-effective programmes to achieve the expected outcomes and impact of the Sighsavers’ strategic plans and national development goals.
  • To represent Sightsavers in country and overseas and network with range of stakeholders in order to promote and help achieve Sightsavers’ vision.
Job Specifications:
  • Significant experience of working at management level in the development sector in Pakistan is essential.
  • An impressive track record in strategic leadership representation and programme management.
  • An in-depth understanding of programme design and development skills in programme policy development and project management are vital.
  • Skills in people management, funding & financial management are essential together with proven ability of planning and delivery & global team working.
The Country Director’s position is based in Pakistan Local terms& conditions will apply to this position.
The closing date for this positions is June 13, 2011. Kindly email your detailed resume to:
Human Resource Solutions International, Suit # 9, Hilltop
Arcade, Gizri Boulevard, DHA Phase IV, KarachiPakistan, ( 92 21)  35873442, 35873665


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