Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Medical College


Karachi, Pakistan


The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) strives for excellence in research, teaching and training. In line with the institutional vision and mission and the specific health needs of Pakistan, BBS is committed to the development and expansion of educational and thematic research programs in innovative and relevant basic and applied fields.

Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Manager in the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences.


You will be responsible for:
  • managing day to day operations of the department
  • analyzing and recommending solutions to resolve complex issues as per the University’s policies
  • preparing departmental budget (operational, capital and staffing)
  • overseeing, reviewing and improving operating procedures and policies of all administrative functions of the department in consultation with the Chair
  • overseeing research administration of various extramural and intramural research grants which includes supervision of Grants Coordinator and other staff in pre/post-award management of grants and contracting activities
  • reviewing and approving all purchase requisitions , POs, release of payments, petty cash payments under the designated approval limit
  • supervising administrative staff, updating job descriptions, job rotation, monitoring and delegating work tasks as per the job descriptions of the staff and needs of the department
  • planning and managing all human resources initiatives and activities
  • overseeing management and administration of the undergraduate and graduate programs (MPhil in BBS and PhD Biological Sciences stream).


You should have:
  • a Master degree (MBA) or equivalent
  • at least five years of relevant experience
  • excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • proven ability to work well with certain degree of autonomy and function successfully in a team environment.  

To Apply

Interested candidates should send their detailed CV by email to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mark the subject with position number 10000553.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.​

Applications should be submitted latest by December 4, 2020