Applications are invited on prescribed application form, from public and private sector candidates fulfilling the following eligibility criteria for selection of 41 Trade Officers with 09 posts in BS-18,26 posts in BS-19 and 06 posts in BS-20 in Pakistan’s Trade Missions abroad. Eligibility Criteria
a) For Public Sector Candidates
Officers working in BS-18, BS-19 and BS-20 having served for 3-5 years on relevant positions in the following divisions and departments of the Federal Government: Commerce and its attached departments; Finance; Economic Affairs; Revenue; Privatisation, Planning, Development & Reform; Textile Industry; Industries & Production; Board of Investment; or in the following departments of Provincial Governments: Commerce; Planning and Development; Finance; and Industries, may apply.
b) For Private Sector Candidates
Minimum qualification required is a Master’s degree (16 years of education) or its equivalent from a recognized Pakistani or foreign university in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce. Trade Law, International Law, Economic Development, Banking, Finance, Public Administration and having 5 years of relevant experience for posts in BS -18, 10 years for BS-19 and 15 years for BS-20 (with 5 years at a senior position) in the field of International Marketing and International Trade, Sales, Finance, Economics, Export/Import and trade related sectors in banking.
For Posts in BS-18 upper age limit is 40 years, for posts in BS-19 upper age limit is 48 years and for posts in BS-20, upperage limit is 55 years. Note
i) The written test will be conducted by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on its campus. Interviews of the successful candidates will be conducted by the Ministry of Commerce.
ii) Applications should be submitted on the prescribed pro forma available at http://lums.edu.pk/MOCTradeOfficersTest. All applications should be mailed to Dr. Abid A. Burki, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, LUMS, 248 Academic Block, Econ Wing, Sector U, DHA, Lahore Cantonment 54792, Lahore. Hand written applications will not be entertained.
iii) Last Date for receipt of applications is 25 April 2015. Incomplete and late applications will not be entertained.
iv) Public sector candidates are required to submit their applications through their divisions/departments. Advance copy of the application forms, complete in all respects, should be submitted by the due date.
v) Selected candidates will be required to submit an undertaking that on completion of their tenure, they will not seek extension in their tenure or ex-Pakistan Leave on Full/Half/Without Pay. pid(I)5073/u