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Application Form

This application form is available in other formats upon request. It is in 3 parts: parts 1 and 3 contain personal information and are confidential documents, which will only be seen by Human Resources part ! relates specifically to the post you are applyin" for and will be seen by those ma#in" selection decisions. Please refer to the Guidance Note for information about completing the Application Form

Part 1 Personal Information


$ob%s& title Head of Programmes English / $ob%s& reference number 'pplication reference number %for (ritish )ouncil use only& *3!!+,*,+--

Consultant Youth and Society


Eligibility to work at the ritish Council (see guidance notes) 're you currently le"ally entitled to wor# in the country where the .ob is based/ If applicable, please detail any restrictions Personal Contact details 1amily name 4resent address Telephone no. 2ali# 5+6' )anal 7iew ,lahore *3!!+,*,+-Initials )ontact postal or email address 2obile no. Yes

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4lease state where you heard about this vacancy/ (ritish )ouncil collea"ue 9ord of mouth 3peculatively browsin" (ritish )ouncil website 4ress:4ublication advert %please specify& ;;;;;.. 9eb advert %please specify& ;;;;;; '"ency %please specify& ;;;;;;;; <ther %please specify& ;1aceboo#

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Part ! "ob#related Information


4lease note, this section of the form will be detached and "iven to the Recruitin" 2ana"er and collea"ues involved in the selection process. The Recruitin" 2ana"er and the selection panels will have access only to information contained in this section. $ob%s& title
Head of Programmes English

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'pplication reference number %for (ritish )ouncil use only& *3!!+,*,+--

Personal Information 1amily name 2ali# Initials 3her 'f"han 2ali#

$isability (see guidance notes) ?es >o you have a disability as defined in the "uidance note/ Re"ardless of whether you have a disability, do you require any ad.ustments to be made to facilitate your participation in the selection process/ If yes, a member of Human Resources will contact you to ascertain how best to assist you. %o ?es %o

Employment and rele&ant work#related e'perience %coverin" no more than 1* years, startin" with the most recent& (see guidance notes) >ate 1rom:To Role title, @mployer

Professors star academy


(February 2003 till August 2003) Teacher
>ate 1rom:To Role title, @mployer

Institute of social and cultural studies University of the Punjab


(April 2006 till July 2006)

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Interned as teacher assistant


>ate 1rom:To Role title, @mployer

Telenor Pakistan
(September 2006 till May 200 ) !ust"mer #elati"ns $%%icer

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Role title, @mployer

Khudi Pakistan
(&ecember 20'0 ( February 20'') Intern

Research society of international law


($ct"ber 200) till *"+ember 200) #esearch ass"ciate

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(ther rele&ant e'perience (see guidance notes) 4lease "ive details of any additional rele&ant professional or other eAperience. Relevant eAperience B >ates Selected as a Judge %"r the M"del united nati"n c"n%erences held at Germany in 2 !! Selected as a Judge %"r the M"del united nati"n c"n%erences held at "inland in 2 !! Selected as a Judge and wrote study guide on the topic Reducing gender violence to achieve MDG 3 at the 5 day conference MUIMUN 2010 (on scholarship) 7"n award for outstanding diplomacy at Harvard World Model United Nations 2009 a 5 day conference as the delegati"n representing #thio$ia ("n sch"larship).

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http,--000.da0n.c"m-0ps-0cm-c"nnect-da0n(c"ntent(library-da0n-the(ne0spaper-nati"nal-pu(team(0ins( t0"(a0ards(at(the(hague 8articipated in MUIMUN 2009 a 5 day conference as the delegate representing Brazil in the General assembly (on scholarship) Successfully represented South !ri"a at #UMUN 200$ "rgani9ed by :ah"re ;ni+ersity "% Management Sciences (:ah"re< 8a=istan). on award for outstanding diplomacy representing United States o! meri"a at Bea"on house Model United Nations %on!eren"e 200$ (Islamabad< 8a=istan). Served as !hair of General ssembly in the Intra&'UMUN 200$ "rgani9ed in ;ni+ersity "% the 8un>ab (:ah"re 8a=istan). on a(ard !or outstandin) di*loma"y in D"S#! representing %hina at +uro*ean Model UN %on!eren"e in April 200 (Maastricht< *etherlands) ("n sch"larship). 7"n "utstanding dipl"macy at M;IM;* 200A representing !hina in the Beneral assembly. (Munster< Bermany) ("n sch"larship) Success%ully represented S0eden at :;M;* 200A "rgani9ed by :ah"re ;ni+ersity "% Management Sciences Success%ully represented Finland at M"sc"0 uni+ersity internati"nal m"del united nati"ns ("n sch"larship.

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%ist of Projects $rgani9ing team member %"r ,outh -ialo)ue on United Nations and %limate %han)e at the $einrich% &'ll%Stiftung regional office regional office for (a)istan. http,--000.b"ell(pa=istan."rg-na+igati"n-indeC(666.html "nterviewed *y -W Urdu service a*out the e+pereince in Germany. Ser+ed as Mem*er of the ,outh 'arliament of Pakistan 200 (0) http,--000.pildat."rg-y"uthparliament-D8200 -mempr"%iles.asp2detid366 (articipated in ,G&$ ,outh +/"han)e 'ro)ramme- to .a*ul/ !)hanistan %r"m 20(2A $ct"ber< 200 sp"ns"red by Friedrich Ebert Sti%tung 8a=istan. ("n sch"larship) http,--000.%es."rg.a%-mainpages-pact.sC0.html Ser+ed as member "% the Media Team that +"lunteered t" "rgani9e FG""= Fair 200 F in the Punjab University& %ahore& Pakistan' 8articipated in study t"ur "% the Eur"pean 8arliament in Grussels< Gelgium< ;*ES!$ headHuarters in 8aris< France and Internati"nal !"urt "% Justice< Iague< the *etherlands ()$ril& 2 *+ (on scholarshi$+' Partici$ated in a Punjab University ,ultural eCchange trip to -eijin.& ,hina (/une 2!01 & 2 2+ (on scholarshi$+ General Se"retary of the (un0a* 1niversity Model 12 society (000.pumun."rg). 0olunteered for several hospitals (Jinnah I"spital< :ah"re< Ser+ices I"spital< :ah"re and May" I"spital< :ah"re< 8a=istan+ and t""= a supply truc=s t" the a%%ected areas "% earth3uake 2 4.
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Education)*ualifications (see guidance notes) 4lease "ive details of rele&ant educational and professional qualifications in chronolo"ical order, alon" with the name of relevant institution. Cualifications >ates %!**E6!*11&

Institute of Administrati&e Sciences +ni&ersity of the Pun,ab 2asterDs in 4ublic administration

Institute of Social and Cultural Studies +ni&ersity of (2008-2009) the Pun,ab >iploma in criminolo"y Institute of Social and Cultural Studies +ni&ersity of (2004-2007) the Pun,ab (.3 %Hons.& in 3ocial 3ciences Intermediate 2odern 9orld History, @lective @n"lish and 3ociolo"y PAF -Pakistan Air College /ahore Cantt Force.
(1999-2001) (2001-2003)

2atriculation %3cience 3ub.ects&

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Supporting statement
In support of your application, and referrin" to the role profile, please state succinctly, why you are suitable for this role, focusin" on the skills0 knowledge and e'perience you brin" (see guidance notes). 3upportin" statement

I ha+e been acti+e in "rgani9ing seminars and 0"r=sh"ps educating students "n the dangers "% radical islamist p"litical ide"l"gy and eCtremism.I am the %"unding member and %"rmer general secretary "% the 8un>ab uni+ersity m"del united nati"nJs s"ciety 0hich helps train students %"r m"del ;* debates. I ha+e als" ser+ed as a >udge at the Munster ;ni+ersity m"del united nati"ns 20'0 and in that capacity 0r"te a study guide "n K#educing gender +i"lence t" achie+e millennium de+el"pment g"al 3L. In 20'' Selected as a >udge %"r the M"del united nati"n c"n%erences held at Bermany and Finland.

)dditional #5$erience and $rofessional $ositions 3olunteer Road 4ssociation (*"+ember 200) M "n g"ing ) $rgani9ed seminar "n terrorism and the dan.ers of $olitical Islam spea=er Ma>id *a0a9 http,--000.Huilliam%"undati"n."rg Appeared on 1.0 tal2 sho( -&Bate (ith Mehreen 2han on 400 5v on the motion ,'a2istan should brea2 all ties (ith the (est , I debating that 8a=istan sh"uld n"t brea= "%% ties 0ith the 0est l"st the audience +"te but 0as able t" 0in the p"pular +"te. http,--000.y"utube.c"m-0atch2+34bp5h?aE3HD1%eature3related.
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6$ecialties 7 #5$ertise B""d time manager and able t" pri"riti9e 0"r=l"ads and meet deadlines. FleCible< sel%(starter and able t" 0"r= in a team. E%%icient Team Management at my 0"r= place. T" m"ti+ate my sub"rdinates t" 0"r= and thin= p"siti+ely E%%ecti+e and in%luential presentati"nal as 0ell c"mmunicati"n s=ills 0ith indi+iduals and acr"ss teams. Str"ng analytical appr"ach t"0ards pr"blem s"l+ing 0ith a Kcan d"L attitude and use "% tactical meth"ds t"0ards achie+ing the g"al.

Interests 7 8obbies &ebating Tra+elling and Music

$eclaration I declare that all the information I have provided in support of my application is, to the best of my #nowled"e and belief, correct and complete. 9arnin": if you include any details that you #now to be false or if you withhold relevant information, you may render yourself liable to disqualification from the recruitment eAercise or, if appointed, to dismissal. ?our name
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Part 1 2eferences and additional information


Additional information 9hen are you available to ta#e up the .ob/ >ay timin" 9hat len"th of notice must you "ive/

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4lease "ive details of your current:most recent remuneration pac#a"e includin" salary, pension and bonuses. )andidates will be as#ed for documentary evidence of this if appointed. 're you related to, or #now in a personal capacity, someone who is wor#in" for the (ritish )ouncil 4a#istan/ If so, please "ive their name and office in which they are currently wor#in"

2eferences (see guidance notes) --- (No referee as i see it on http://www.britishcouncil.org/pakistanabout-us-jobs.htm) 1. ?our current:most recent employer %or if no employer, your school:university:trainin" provider&. 0ame and .ob title of referee 4ostal address @mail Telephone no 4lease indicate if this is a wor# or academic:trainin" reference 2obile no 9or# reference 'cademic:Trainin" reference 0ame of refereeDs <r"anisation

!. 4revious employer %or if no employer, your school:university:trainin" provider&.


0ame and .ob title of referee 4ostal address @mail Telephone no 4lease indicate if this is a wor# reference or an academic:trainin" reference 2obile no 9or# reference 'cademic:Trainin" reference 0ame of refereeDs <r"anisation

3. 4revious employer %or if not applicable, a personal referee who #nows you well and who is not a
relative&. 0ame and .ob title of referee 4ostal address @mail Telephone no 2obile no 0ame of refereeDs <r"anisation

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4lease indicate if this is a wor#, academic: trainin" or personal reference

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'cademic: Trainin" reference

4ersonal reference

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Criminal Con&ictions (see guidance notes)

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Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence/

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If yes, please "ive details below of the offence and the sentence imposed:

3ub.ect to certain eAempted occupations, convictions that are GspentD under the Rehabilitation of <ffenders 'ct 1E-+ need not be mentioned. 4lease be aware that declarin" a conviction will not automatically disqualify you from bein" employed by the (ritish )ouncil.

I declare that I have not been convicted, nor had any criminal proceedin"s a"ainst me, nor have I been warned, either orally or in writin", in relation to a seAual offence or child abuse. I declare that there are no such proceedin"s pendin" a"ainst me at the date of this declaration. I #now of no reason why I should be considered unsuitable for wor# with children, elderly or disabled people, and I have not been dismissed from such a post for malpractice. I agree and hereby consent to the ritish Council seeking clearance from the police or appropriate agency3 I understand that the ritish Council will not carry out these checks unless an offer of employment is made in writing to me3 ?our name
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E*ual (pportunity and $i&ersity 6onitoring Information


4rovision of this information is &oluntary and will assist the (ritsh )ouncil in its commitment to a policy of equal opportunity and the development of positive policies to promote equal opportunity in employment. 9e welcome applications from all sections of the community as we believe that a diverse wor#force "ives added depth to our wor#. 9e aim to ensure that no .ob applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the basis of "ender, marital status or civil partnership, reli"ion and belief, political opinion, race, colour, nationality or ethnic ori"in, wor# pattern, a"e, disability or HI7:'I>3 status, socio6economic bac#"round, spent convictions, trade union activity or membership, on the basis of havin" or not havin" dependants, or any other irrelevant "rounds. 9e monitor all sta"es of our recruitment and selection process to ensure there is no potential for un.ustified discrimination on irrelevant "rounds. <ur monitorin" data is eAternally analysed each year, and recommendations are published and acted upon. 'll information supplied will be treated in strict confidence and no identifyin" details will be attached to it. It will help us to monitor and evaluate the success and application of our equal opportunity policy and diversity strate"y and to compile anonymised statistics which will be included within our formal reportin" structures. Please note4 this information will only be kept for one year after the completion of the recruitment e'ercise3 5he information will then be destroyed3

Personal information Hender Ethnic origin 4lease tic# the boA which most closely describes your ethnic bac#"round. This does not necessarily mean the place where you were born. 2ale 1emale >ate of birth

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(ritish 9hite Irish

@n"lish

3cottish

9elsh

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<ther white bac#"round %please specify&

9hite and blac# )aribbean 2iAed 'ny other miAed bac#"round %please specify& Indian 'sian, 'sian (ritish, 'sian @n"lish, 'sian 3cottish, 'sian 9elsh (lac#, (lac# (ritish, (lac# @n"lish, (lac# 3cottish, (lac# 9elsh )hinese, )hinese (ritish, )hinese @n"lish, )hinese 3cottish, )hinese 9elsh or any other ethnic "roup 'ny other 'sian bac#"round %please specify& )aribbean 'ny other blac# bac#"round %please specify&

9hite and blac# 'frican 4a#istani 'frican

9hite and 'sian

(an"ladeshi

)hinese

'ny other bac#"round %please specify&

2eligious elief 4lease tic# the boA which most closely describes your reli"ious belief. (uddhist Hindu 2uslim <ther, please describe 0o reli"ion )hristian $ewish 3i#h

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7uidance %otes for completing application form


Part 1 # Personal Information
Eligibility to work at the ritish Council 9e are only able to accept applications from individuals who currently have the ri"ht to wor# in the country to which they have applied. If there are any restrictions re"ardin" your ri"ht to wor# in the country to which they have applied i.e. len"th of wor# visa, type of wor# etc please state it on the form.
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$ata Protection The (ritish )ouncil will use the information you provide in this form to process your application. If your application is successful and you ta#e up employment with the (ritish )ouncil, this form will be #ept on your personnel file and some details from it will be held electronically by Human Resources in line with the >ata 4rotection 'ct %1EE=&. If your application is unsuccessful, this form will be #ept on file for one year after completion of the recruitment eAercise and then securely destroyed. The (ritish )ouncil will treat all personal details in accordance with IJ law and its own privacy policy. Inder >ata 4rotection law you have the ri"ht to as# for a copy of the information we hold on you, for which we may char"e a fee, and the ri"ht to as# us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. If you do want more information about this please contact your local (ritish )ouncil office or the >ata 4rotection Team dataprotection8britishcouncil.or".

Part ! # "ob#2elated Information


$isability The Inited 0ations )onvention on the Ri"hts of >isabled 4eople defines a disabled person as someone who has lon"6term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments, which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others. It is (ritish )ouncil policy to interview all applicants who are disabled and who meet the essential criteria for an advertised .ob.

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Employment and rele&ant work#related e'perience 4lease "ive details of your wor#6related eAperience coverin" no more than1* years, or since leavin" full6 time education if this is sooner, startin" with the most recent. 9or# related eAperience can include voluntary wor# or other periods away from employment. It will not pre.udice your application if you disclose a period out of formal employment %e.". time spent at home brin"in" up children or a period of ill health&. (ther rele&ant e'perience This can include eAperience of volunteerin", periods of travel or of roles held within the community e.". youth or community wor#er etc. Education ) *ualifications 4lease list only those qualifications specified in or related to the requirements listed in the person specification. If you have a qualification which is not directly relevant but which you feel demonstrates that you have a s#ill which is important to the .ob please list this under <ther Relevant @Aperience sayin" why you thin# this is important. Supporting Statement The purpose of this section is to "ive you an opportunity to say why you are interested in the .ob and what you would brin" to it. 9hen writin" your supportin" statement please refer to the role profile and lin# your eAperience, qualifications and interests to the requirements. ?our supportin" statement should be succint and to the point. It will be used for shortlistin" so please ensure you hi"hli"ht the relevant s#ills, #nowled"e, eAperience and qualifications you have relevant to the role. This can relate to information listed earlier or you can "ive other eAamples.

Part 1 8 Additional information0 2eferences and E( $ata collection


This part of the application form will be #ept confidential and will only be seen by Human Resources. 2eferences 4lease provide 3 references. <ne from your most current:most recent employer and if possible two from previous employers. If you have no previous employer then please provide a reference from your school:university: trainin" provider and a personal reference from someone who #nows you well but is not a relative. 9e will only contact referees if an offer of employment is made. Criminal Con&ictions 3ub.ect to certain eAempted occupations, convictions that are GspentD under the Rehabilitation of <ffenders 'ct 1E-+ need not be mentioned. 4lease be aware that declarin" a conviction will not automatically disqualify you from bein" employed unless this post is sub.ect to a 4olice )hec#. If the post is sub.ect to a 4olice )hec#, (ritish )ouncil is committed to safe"uardin" and promotin" the welfare of children and youn" people and eApects all of its partners to share this commitment. The (ritish )ouncil believes that all children have potential and that every child matters K everywhere in the world. The (ritish )ouncil affirms the position that all children have the ri"ht to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 1E, I0)R) 1E=E

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'ppointment to these roles are sub.ect to enhanced )riminal Records (ureau %)R(& chec#s in the IJ, and, where appropriate, equivalent systems overseas. E*ual (pportunities and $i&ersity 6onitoring Information 9e would welcome you completin" the voluntary @qual <pportunities and >iversity 2onitorin" form. 9e monitor all sta"es of our recruitment and selection process to ensure there is no potential for un.ustified discrimination on irrelevant "rounds. <ur monitorin" data is eAternally analysed each year, and recommendations are published and acted upon. 'll information supplied will be treated in strict confidence and no identifyin" details will be attached to it. It will help us to monitor and evaluate the success and application of our equal opportunity policy and diversity strate"y and to compile anonymised statistics which will be included within our formal reportin" structures.

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