Recruitment of Executive Directors in NIH

Sno Name of Post No of Posts Domicile Description Last Date Actions
1) Executive Director, Vaccine and Biological Center 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:

i. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree or M.Sc Biosciences/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics / Zoology/ Microbiology/ Virology.
AND Post graduate qualification in microbiology / virology / immunology – MRCPath/FCPS/Dip. Am. Board.

Preferably:
  1. Research degree PhD/M.Phil in microbiology/immunology or post-graduate training in vaccine development or related field from recognized and accredited international center.
  2. Track record and ability to attract research grants, and conduct research projects or establish a research program.
  3. At least ten (10) relevant peer-reviewed research papers published in national or international indexed and high impact journals during preceding 5 years.
  4. Minimum 12 years post qualification experience in relevant field with experience in management
  5. Preferable Experience:-
    1. Experience in epidemiology
    2. Experience in planning, developing and implementing large scale public health especially vaccination programs.
    3. Work experience of vaccines and biologicals research and development, deployment, monitoring and evaluation.
    4. Experience in senior or executive capacity of health program, with substantial HR management, decision-making and communication skills to interact and negotiate with senior national and international authorities.
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2) Executive Director, Health Data Center 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:
  1. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree recognised by PMC OR M.Sc. Biostatistics or equivalent.
  2. Post graduate qualification MS / MPH in Public Health or relevant field.
  3. Preferable PhD/M.Phil in Biostatistics or Data Management or relevant field with post-graduate training from recognized and accredited university in Pakistan or abroad in the relevant field for 2 years.
  4. Minimum12years experience in relevant field and research with experience in management and experience with projects in HMS/HMIS.
  5. Experience in Research projects involving Data Science & Management.
  6. As least ten (10) relevant research papers published in indexed journals during preceding 5 years.
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3) Executive Director, Center for Environmental and Occupational Health 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:
  1. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree recognised by PMC OR BS environmental Sciences, BS occupational health, BS environmental engineering, BS environmental management.
  2. Post graduate qualification M.Phil/MPH/FCPS in Public Health/community medicine OR MS/M.Phil environmental engineering/environmental management.
  3. Preferable PhD in environmental Science/engineering or occupational health sciences or relevant post-graduate training from recognized and accredited university in Pakistan or abroad in the relevant field for 2 years.
  4. Minimum12years experience in relevant field with experience in management.
  5. Experience in implementing or overseeing Research projects in relevant field.
  6. At least ten (10) relevant research papers published in indexedjournals during preceding 5 years.
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4) Executive Director, Health Research Institute 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:
i. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree recognised by PMC.
And M.Phil/MS/MPH/FCPS in Public Health / Community Medicine / Epidemiology/ Biostatistics/Pathology, or Dip. Am Board (Internal medicine or Preventive Medicine or infectious diseases)

Preferably:
  1. PhD or post-graduate training from recognized and accredited university in Pakistan or abroad in the relevant field for 2 years
  2. Track record and ability to attract research grants, and conduct research projects or establish a research program.
  3. At least ten (10) relevant peer-reviewed research papers published in national or international indexed and high impact journals during preceding 5 years.
  4. Minimum 12years of post-qualification experience in relevant field and research with experience in the applied public health profession or 3 years administrative experience as chief of a Division of National Institute of Health or as head of an organization / institute/department of similar mandate
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5) Executive Director, Center for Disease Control 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:
i. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree recognized by PMC.
AND
Post graduate qualification Physician Consultant / specialization in Infectious diseases, FCPS, Dip. Am. Board Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases/Preventive Medicine, MRCP CCT Certificate of Specialist training, on specialist register (UK) ORM.Phil / MS / MPH / FCPS in Public Health / Community Medicine / Epidemiology or 2 years FELTP/FETP/EIS/EPIET or equivalent OR FCPS Pathology preferably microbiology or Virology Preferably:
  1. Research degree PhD in relevant field, or post-graduate training from recognized and accredited university in Pakistan or abroad.
  2. Track record and ability to attract research grants, and conduct research projects or establish a research program.
  3. At least ten (10) relevant peer-reviewed research papers published in national or international indexed and high impact journals during preceding 5 years.
  4. Minimum 12 years post qualification experience in relevant field with experience in management
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6) Executive Director, Institute of Nutrition and Health (INH) 1 Merit Qualification & Experience:
  1. MBBS, MD or equivalent degree or M.Sc in Biochemistry/chemistry.
  2. Post graduate qualification MPH, FCPS Community Medicine, M.Sc in Nutrition.
  3. Preferable PhD/M.Phil in Nutritional Science or post graduate training in health related nutritional factors or related field from recognized and accredited international center or Fellowships in diseases related to nutrition from recognized and accredited international centers.
  4. Minimum 12years experience in relevant field and expertise in planning, developing, implementing and sustained reporting procedures of large-scale public health and nutritional interventions and programs.
  5. Record of successfully attaining research funding and grants and establishing or overseeing research projects or program.
  6. Scientific publications in high impact peer-reviewed international indexed journals during preceding 5 years.
  7. Ten years experience in nutrition work.
  8. Preferable experience:-
    1. Experience in epidemiology.
    2. Experience in senior or executive capacity of health programs with communication skills to interact and negotiate with senior national and international authorities.
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Terms and Conditions:
  1. An Executive Director shall have no conflict of interest and shall issue a declaration of no conflict.
  2. Preference to age 45 years and above.
  3. Govt/Semi Govt Servants to apply through proper channel and would be required to produce NOC at the time of the interview.
  4. NIH employees eligible for promotion with service 15 years with minimum 7 years in BS 19 and fulfilling eligibility criteria of the post also to apply.
  5. Eligibility of the candidate will be determined on the basis of his/her qualification, experience etc. as given against each.
  6. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
  7. Incomplete applications received will not be entertained.
  8. No TA/DA will be admissible for the purpose of the interview.
  9. The competent authority reserves the right to cancel or postpone the recruitment process at any stage.
  10. Information provided by the applicant will be verified in case of appointment of the officer. In case of any false or forged information, NIH reserves the right to cancel the candidature at any stage (even after employment, if so, revealed later) and to initiate a legal action against the applicant.
  11. Detailed TOS may be seen on NIH website www.nih.org.pk

INELIGIBILITY:-
  1. No person shall be eligible for appointment unless a citizen of Pakistan
  2. Persons dismissed or removed from service as a consequence of disciplinary proceedings.
  3. Persons convicted by the court of competent jurisdiction and NRO beneficiaries are also ineligible.

HOW TO APPLY:-
  1. ALL THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED SHOULD NOT REAPPLY
  2. The applicants for positions of Executive Directors, Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Health Research Institute (HRI) shall apply within 15 days of publication of this advertisement. For rest of the positions no cutoff date is fixed.
  3. Eligible candidates may apply with CV covering application including one recent passport size photograph, attested copies of degrees/testimonials, proof of experience, bio-data and contact details. Application complete in all respect should reach the undersigned:

Saleem Shahzad Malik
Secretary to the Board of Governors
National Institute of Health
Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination
3rd Floor, Kohsar Block, Pak. Secretariat,
Islamabad


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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS/INFORMATION

  1. The above said jobs shall be contributory fund (CP fund) jobs and terms & conditions will be communicated along-with offer of appointment letter.
  2. 5 years General Relaxation of age will be admissible.
  3. Any other relaxation in age limit will be given as per existing government rules.
  4. Age will be calculated with effect from the last date of submitting applications.
  5. Advance copy of the application will not be entertained.
  6. Candidates already in service should send their applications through proper channel.
  7. Eligibility of candidate will be determined on the basis of his/ her academic qualification as given against each post.
  8. No TA/DA will be admissible for the purpose of test/ interview.
  9. Only shortlisted applicants will be called for test/ interview.
  10. The competent authority reserves the right to cancel/ postpone recruitment process at any stage.
  11. Last date of submission of Application Form is 15 days from the date of publication of this advertisement.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. All candidates are required to apply online at NIH website link: (www.nih.org.pk/careers) and send a hardcopy of the form dully filled along-with copies of CNIC, Academic Degrees/Certificates, Experience certificates etc through courier to the undersigned within 15 days from publication of this advertisements. The candidates can also apply at link: https://njp.gov.pk/
  2. Application submitted by hand will not be entertained.
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