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Job Opportunities

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Director (Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization) Manager/Deputy Director (Marketing)
Horticulture & Sanitation Officer Staff Nurse

Applications are invited for the above posts in the Institute. Requisite qualifications and experience for each post are as follows:

Director ORIC (Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization):

Criteria: "The Director will manage and enhance the research activities of the university, develop research policies and priorities, work for fund raising for research and other activities, mobilize faculty, business community and industry for research commercialization and serve as an effective advocate for research with the university and to its broader community of stakeholders and supporters. Secondly, must have strong ties with the local government, business /industry, entrepreneur, university and social communities. Finally, proven leadership experience in managing and growing non-profit organizations. He/she will also implement the strategy and business development plan required to execute program initiatives to enhance the progress of the ORIC. The position also manages the operational aspects of the ORIC. He/she will work in close liaison with other boards including, business/technology Incubators and University Science & Technology Park (if any). He/she shall also contribute to the overall objectives of the Institute.”

In addition, the Director will:

  • Monetize royalty streams from licenses.
  • Draft and monitor department budget.
  • Oversee IP webpage, in conjunction with the web committee.
  • Promote Institute IP success stories and utilize success stories to leverage commercialization efforts.
  • Work for technical marketing and licensing for the commercialization of the Institute’s IP.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience: The ideal person shall have an 18 years Master’s degree (PhD degree will be given preference) and should have an entrepreneurial mindset and 10 years’ relevant experience.

Manager/Deputy Director Marketing:

Qualification, age and Experience:: First Class Master’s in Business Administration (Marketing) or MS in Management Sciences with specialization in marketing from a renowned institution with upper age limit of 35 years (relax- able in most suitable cases) having minimum of 7 years of relevant post qualification experience in a government or semi government or autonomous or a reputed private organization in any one or more of the following fields, namely, marketing, media relations, content writing, copywriting and communication (relevant education within higher education sector is highly preferred).

Main Responsibilities:

Relationship Building

  • Build & manage relationship with Print and Electronic Media, other Institutions and Regulators etc.
  • Co-ordinate and conduct all Visits to GIK
  • Build and manage relationship with Student Councilors/ Principal offices of educational institutions across country
  • Assist with admissions drive visits to educational institutions across the country.
  • Manage relationship with foreign missions/embassies/alumni.
  • Grow and expand Institute’s social media presence into new social media platforms, plus increase presence on existing platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. Also develop monthly reports on emerging social media trends that will be submitted to the management.
  • Monitor social, print and electronic media and submit reports to the Management about the activity related to the Institute.
  • Develop, improve and manage content for prospectus, newsletters, event handbooks, press releases, news, magazine articles and other official printables of the Institute.
  • Write and post content on the Institute web pages, including visuals and interactive features.
  • Develop periodic media plans for the Institute
  • Writing, editing and managing web content with web developers/ IT Department and Deans/Heads of Departments to develop and revise content, new features and functionalities for their respective sections on the website.
  • Ensure professional presentation and availability of up-to-date information about activities and events of the Institute on the web.

Development of Global and Local Marketing Plans

  • Develop local and global marketing plans every year through close coordination and requirements gathering with all stake holders
  • Plan, prepare and implement marketing activities/campaigns to build brand awareness of GIK in local and global markets
  • Work closely with related departments in connection with admission campaigns in line with the brand positioning and its attributes.
  • Develop presentation material for GIK on campus and off campus visits

Marketing Strategy

  • Devise the GIK Marketing Strategy, with particular focus to undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs.

Custodian of GIK Brand

  • Ensure that GIK identity is safeguarded with correct use of logo on all on campus student society related activities/sponsorships.
  • Develop and implement a tariff for on campus branding opportunities

Planning & Budgeting

  • Assist the HoD to prepare department budget according to the agreed marketing plans

Other Responsibilities

  • Provide support to current and upcoming departmental activities and initiatives
  • Research on brand image building for customized applications
  • Prepare speeches for spokesperson of the official events.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned


  • Strong communication, networking and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong on Strategy and planning
  • Well-versed in MS Office, HTML, JavaScript, Search Engine Optimization and Content Management
  • Strong on multitasking and time management
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication/ presentation/ computer skills with proven experience of working in a team.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and practices


  • Team-oriented
  • Result-oriented
  • Accountable
  • Strong EQ 

Horticulture & Sanitation Officer: 

B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture or Forestry or other relevant discipline preferably with 2 years post qualification experience of horticulture and landscaping in a government or semi government or autonomous private reputed institution. Should have good working knowledge of computer and excellent communication skills.

Staff Nurse:

Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Institute with 03 years relevant experience in operation theater/emergency care in a reputed Hospital/Medical Center.


GIK offers attractive salary packages and fringe benefits / facilities. Interested candidates should send their applications online at  by 18th June, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be paid for the interviews.


Assistant Director (HR/Facilitation)

GIK Institute, Topi-23640, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,

Ph: 0938-281026, Fax No. 0938-281032

(GIK Institute is an equal opportunity employer)


Date: 5th June, 2020