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The Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives IDEAS Job Lahore, CEO/Director

The Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives IDEAS Job Lahore, CEO/Director

The Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS), a policy think-tank based in Lahore, invites nominations and applications for the position of its CEO/Director.

The mission of the Institute is to inform and broaden the policy debate in Pakistan by analyzing issues that build and strengthen the economic and social foundation of a vibrant and tolerant democracy in Pakistan, carry out rigorous evidence-based research, and advise and engage in policy design.

The current research clusters at the Institute include: Human Development; Political Economy, Governance and Institutions; Fiscal Federalism and Public Finance; and Social Exclusion & Marginalization.

The candidate is expected to have strong academic and research experience at the post-doctoral level of 10-15 years and should be committed to evidence based policy research and policy engagement.

The candidate should have strong leadership skills and should have served in a managerial capacity in the academia, research organizations or in the development sector.

The person should be at a stage In his/her career where he/she can provide leadership to the Institute for the next 3-5 years.

The CEO will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Institute, work closely with Board members. Council of Fellows, Senior Research Fellows and managers to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the IDEAS programs and policies.

She/he will be responsible for the interface with the Board of Directors and the funding agencies; developing strategies to diversify sources of funding for the Institute; creating strong partnerships with other research institutions, think-tanks and stakeholders to plan and deliver high quality research and policy intervention; developing communication strategies for effective dissemination of IDEAS research and policy work; enhancing the Institute’s profile; and furthering the mission of IDEAS.

Salary will be according to qualifications and experience. Applications or nominations with a cover letter and a CV of the candidate (including names of two referees) may be sent to The CEO Search Committee, IDEAS, at: ceosearch@ideaspak.org.

For further information about IDEAS, visit our website: www.ideaspak.org.