Director (Coordination)

Islamabad, Pakistan
Posted 1 month ago

The Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication (MOITT) presents a rewarding opportunity for dedicated professionals in the role of Director (Coordination). This pivotal role involves coordinating with international and regional organizations, ensuring effective liaison, and contributing to the advancement of ICT initiatives in Pakistan.

Post Name:Director (Coordination)
Type of Employment:Permanent
Department Name:Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication (MOITT)
QualificationsMasters, PhD
No of Positions:01+
Place of Posting:Islamabad
Last Date to Apply:23rd August 2023

Qualification Requirements

Applicants for the position of Director (Coordination) should possess either of the following qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Engineering (Electrical, Electronics, Computer, ICT related disciplines), Computer Sciences, ICT, Management, or Business Administration from an HEC recognized local or foreign university. OR
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Electronics, Computer, ICT related disciplines), Computer Sciences, ICT, Management, or Business Administration from an HEC recognized local or foreign university.

Experience and Skillset

Candidates with a Ph.D. are required to have at least six (06) years of experience in the relevant field, while candidates with a Master’s Degree should have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience. The ideal candidates should possess:

  • Experience in liaison with international and regional organizations in the field of ICT.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with senior government officials and stakeholders.
  • Proven event management experience for designing and conducting high-level events.

Age Limit

Candidates applying for this position should be within a maximum age of 62 years (calculated as of the closing date of application submission).

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Responsibilities and Deliverable Tasks

As Director (Coordination), your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating with international and regional organizations for Pakistan’s representation in international and regional events.
  • Securing training opportunities and efficiently coordinating with stakeholders.
  • Processing fellowship opportunities and ensuring their utilization.
  • Maintaining a database of post-visit reports and following up on actions.
  • Managing foreign exchange budget allocation and payments.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders for Pakistan’s participation in ITU forums.
  • Planning and coordinating ICT sector events in Pakistan.
  • Maintaining and updating National ICT Indicators/Statistics.

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Appointment Details


The appointment of the Director (Coord) will initially be on a three-year contract, extendable for an additional two years (year-to-year basis) based on performance evaluation.

Disqualification Criteria

Candidates meeting any of the following criteria shall not be eligible for appointment as Director (Coord):

  • Dismissal from service due to disciplinary proceedings.
  • Conviction for an offense involving moral turpitude by a competent court.
  • Not being a citizen of Pakistan at the time of appointment or thereafter.
  • Benefitting from the National Reconciliation Ordinance, 2007.

Manner of Appointment

The appointment follows a prescribed procedure and is subject to shortlisting and recommendation by a selection committee/board. The final decision is made by the Prime Minister.

Pay Package and Leave

The Director (Coord) will receive a pay package according to the MP-III Scale and earn leave as per the Management Scales Policy.

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Conflict of Interest and Role of Director (Coordination)

Candidates selected as Director (Coord) are expected to retire from their existing department and post. They should not engage in any other service, business, vocation, or employment that may affect their performance as Director (Coord).

Termination of Contract and Monitoring

The contract of Director (Coord) can be terminated by giving one month’s notice on either side or payment of one month’s basic pay in lieu thereof. The performance of Director (Coord) will be monitored under the supervision of the Secretary through the respective reporting channel.

Applicability of Other Rules

For matters not specified, relevant laws, rules, and policies corresponding to the level of Civil Servants will be applicable.


What are the qualification requirements for the position?

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or a Master’s Degree in relevant disciplines from an HEC recognized university.

Is there an age limit for the position?

Yes, the maximum age limit is 62 years.

What is the duration of the initial contract?

The initial contract is for three years, extendable for an additional two years based on performance.

How will the appointment process be conducted?

The appointment process involves shortlisting, recommendation, and approval by the Prime Minister.


If you’re ready to make a significant impact in the field of Information Technology & Telecommunication, the position of Director (Coordination) at the Ministry of IT & Telecom offers a promising opportunity. By coordinating with international bodies and contributing to ICT initiatives, you can play a crucial role in shaping Pakistan’s technology landscape.

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