Application for the post of Chairman, Pakistan Islands Development Authority on SPSS-I Scale



The Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Government of Pakistan invites applications on open merit for the post of Chairman, Pakistan Islands Development Authority from individuals who are Pakistani national and fulfill the criteria given below: -

Eligibility Criteria

Work Experience

(1)      The Chairman shall be a person of sound integrity and competence, meeting one of the following: -

  1. that he is a serving or retired officer of the Government in the BPS-22 or equivalent; or
  2. that he is a serving or retired officer of the Armed Forces, not below the rank of a Lieutenant-General or equivalent;

Explanation: The serving officers from the civil bureaucracy and the Armed Forces will be eligible to be appointed as the Chairman on deputation or secondment basis, as per the applicable laws and rules,


  1. that he is an experienced professional or business person, not having less than fifteen years of experience in his field and possesses:-
  1. a Masters degree recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, in the field of accounting, finance, business administration, management, commerce, engineering, economics, planning, law; real estate, urban development; or
  1. the qualification of chartered accountancy, cost and management accountancy, barrister-at-law or solicitor.

Age Limit

The Chairman shall not be more than sixty-two (62) years of age on the date of first appointment as Chairman.

Pay Package

Special Professional Pay Scale (SPPS-I), for details please visit

Period of Contract

The Chairman shall, subject to this Ordinance, hold office for a term of four years and may be re-appointed by the Federal Government for an additional term of four years. Discretion of reappointment rests with Federal Government.

Application Submission Guidelines

  1. Persons having requisite experience and qualifications should submit their applications and CV alongwith recent 02 photographs (passport size) and copy of CNIC to the undersigned within 15 days of publication of this advertisement. Applications & CVs can also be sent through email
  2. The applicants working in Government/ semi Government departments or Autonomous Bodies or Armed Forces should obtain NOC from their parent organizations;
  3. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews;
  4. Incomplete applications/documents or those received after the due date shall not be entertained;
  5. The candidates shall not be entitled for any TA/DA.

(Allauddin Ahmed)
Section Officer (PQA), Ministry of Maritime Affairs
8th Floor, Kohsar Block, Pak Secretariat 
Tel:- 051-9201168 / Fax: - 051-9203530