Business Analyst
Posted date 27th January, 2022 Last date to apply 6th February, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Chitral
Category Business Operations
Type Contractual Positions 1
Status Closed

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is a private, non-profit company, established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral. AKRSP is seeking applications from high caliber professionals for the position of Business Analyst for Regional Programme Office Chitral.

Job Purpose:

The incumbent will be responsible to assist Economic Inclusion team and ensure efficient implementation of Economic Inclusion (EI) operations and activities according to the organizational work plan at regional level

Job Description: 

Major responsibilities of the position are as following:

  • Conduct rapid market assessments, sub sector analysis, studies in exploring of opportunities and gaps for EI interventions in the region
  • Conduct job market assessments, employer assessments and employment sector analysis in exploring of opportunities for EI’s FoW interventions in the region
  • Demand analysis, business profiling and feasibility studies and business plans for the clients.
  • Assist EI team in smooth implementation of START and FoW activities in the region
  • Mobilize and engage business interest groups, coalitions, associations, chambers and workplaces to build a conducive market environment for women entrepreneurs and workers 
  • Develop event reports, progress reports, documentaries and other local communication material required for implantation of activities
  • Comply with all policies and procedures enforced by AKRSP including application of environment, gender and safeguarding policies
  • Any other responsibilities allocated by the supervisor


  • Set a personal example and be a role model by complying to safeguarding policy
  • Take steps to educate staff of their respective departments on safeguarding policy
  • Ensure staff in respective department are following safeguarding policy in later and spirit
  • Help resolve complaints informally where appropriate
  • Refer formal complaints to committee, SG Focal Point or concerned authorities

Required Experience & Training: Candidate must have 3 years of experience in Economic/market assessment/research or related activities preferably both in development and the private sector. Knowledge of market research, entrepreneurship, value chain, market development, youth development and women development

Education: Masters/Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

Special skills required:

  • Pro-active and assertive
  • Good Interpersonal & communication skills
  • Excellent PR with market players
  • Writing & analytical skills
  • IT and ICT knowledge


NOTE: AKRSP offers competitive remuneration package and conducive working environment. We are equal opportunity employer - Women candidates are preferred without compromising the set criteria and candidates having local contextual understanding would be preferred. Our recruitment and selection policy and procedures reflect our commitment to the safeguarding of children and adults in accordance with safeguarding policy. Only online applications submitted through this website before the deadline will be considered for further process. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for test/interview.