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Economic Specialist (K0042459) - USA Consulate General Peshawar

2021-01-05 14:25   Accounting Finance Management   Peshawar   251 views Reference: 2249

Location: Peshawar

Salary: Contact us

Hiring Agency:Consulate General Peshawar

Position Title: Economic Specialist (K0042459)

Series/Grade:LE - 1505 10

Salary: 2,912,537 Rs Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-time - .

Promotion Potential:LE-10

Duty Location(s):

Vacancy: 1

Location :Peshawar, PK


Hiring Path:

• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

All Interested Applicants / All Sources

For USEFM - FS is FP-5. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Security Clearance Required:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type


Appointment Type Details:

Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).

Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Basic Function of the Position – Incumbent provides required economic analysis to Political/Economic Section Chief, junior officers, and to the Principal Officer at Consulate Peshawar, and other USG entities on economic issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Acts as consulate liaison to highest ranks of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (e.g. Finance Minister, Senior Minister, and members of the provincial assembly) and economic and business contacts throughout the province. Develops contacts in the business community and serves as post institutional knowledge for Consulate Peshawar’s economic engagement. Plans, organizes, and administers outreach programming on behalf of the consulate. The incumbent must operate with significant autonomy, and exercise excellent professional judgement as the positions American supervisor is often not available for immediate consultation on projects and decisions. Due to the geographic separation, incumbent also frequently interacts directly with the Consul General and high-level consulate contacts when the American supervisor is in Islamabad. The incumbent will also work as back up to the Pol Assistant position.

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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Five years of progressively responsible experience in analytical or substantive work in the field of government, business, or economics including university or academic work in either field is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have strong background in economic issues, with emphasis on analytical knowledge. Detail and extensive knowledge of Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa political history, economy, government, society, and personalities is required. Must have strong knowledge of U.S. Government and society, with emphasis on foreign policy and economic conditions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Education Requirements:

Completion of University Degree (16 years of education) in Political Science, Economics, Business, History, or Law is required.


LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking of English, Urdu, and Pashto is required. English and Pashto language skills will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have skill at economic and social analysis, with emphasis on relations to U.S. Government interests and objectives. Ability to anticipate and understand nascent issues and developments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and their effect on U.S. Government interests is required. Ability to mix well at the highest levels of society, and to cultivate a broad range of contacts is also required. Must have skill at acting as a liaison to the highest ranks of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, businesses, and economic contacts. Skills and abilities may be tested.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits will be given

How to Apply:

LAST DATE TO APPLY: Jan 7th 2021

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. (https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs/current-vacancies/).

For More Info:

HR Section


Pakjobst@state.gov ( Do not send your application or cv on this email)

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Peshawar, Pakistan.