Mid-level, Independent Contractor


Main Purpose of the job: 
Serve as WEConnect International’s assessor in Pakistan

Reporting to: 
WEConnect International Director of Certification and Innovation

Organization Information:
WEConnect International, a corporate-led global non-profit, helps build sustainable communities by empowering women business owners to succeed in local and global markets. WEConnect International has since 2009 provided business education, certification, and business connections to companies based outside the United States that are at least 51 percent owned, managed and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International upholds the global standards for women business enterprises certification of ownership, management and control, with the assistance of local assessors trained to evaluate if a company is at 51% owned by one or more women www.WEConnectInternational.org

Job Overview: 
WEConnect International is looking to make women-owned businesses certification available in Pakistan; therefore, it is looking to hire a contractor with experience in evaluating ownership, management and control of private companies incorporated in Pakistan.

Job Responsibilities: 
Provide key support on the certification process by completing certification assessments (on-site visits of businesses, virtual communication with business owners, or document review), following WEConnect International’s assessment guidelines and type of assessment specified.

Core Preferred Competencies: 
Accounting, corporate law or business training. On-demand availability.

Global Responsibilities:

  • The contractor is expected to devote her/his best efforts to provide support on the certification process by completing certification assessments (on-site, virtual, or document review), following WEConnect International’s assessment guidelines and type of assessment specified. Only the WEConnect International eNetwork web portal will be used to process certification applications, assessments, and renewals, including payment of fees.
  • Complete training and become familiar with the eNetwork and how to complete certification assessments
  • Forward all WEConnect International related requests, information or inquiries to WEConnect International Headquarters.
  • Participate in trainings on certification procedures and standards.
  • Uphold the global standards for WBE certification and disclose any conflicts of interest to WEConnect International. Refer all questions related to the outcome of certification assessments to the certification team at WEConnect International Headquarters.

Key Qualifications:

  • Fluency in English and Urdu – familiar with corporate law and financial terms in English and Urdu.
  • Training in accounting or corporate finance, corporate law or business training
  • Experience reviewing incorporation documents of companies of all sizes.
  • Availability to conduct (2 to 3 hour) assessments on-demand and flexibility to be paid on a fee-for-service basis.
  • Awareness of the business case for buying from women-owned businesses.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates must submit a single PDF document that includes both a cover letter with your salary requirements and your resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Use subject line: PAKISTAN ASSESSOR_YOUR NAME.

No phone calls, please. We regret that with the volume of job applicants we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about the position. WEConnect International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.