“Job Opportunities” Scheme has been developed under the “Young Professionals Programme” by leveraging the “Business and Professionals Programme” in partnership with a range of organizations across industry sectors.

This scheme aims to help students, graduates, young professionals, experienced professionals and returners the opportunity to improve their employment prospects and to encourage greater socio-economic diversity within different industry sectors. At the same time, this scheme also benefits our partners and potential employers by providing them access to talented candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds across industry sectors and helps them meet their diversity targets.

The “Job Opportunities” are merit-based, available at different locations and on different compensation basis which will need to be confirmed with the organization providing the specific “Job Opportunity” during the application process (please refer to the section “How to I apply” below for details).

We will update the “Job Opportunities” on this page on a monthly basis and candidates will need to apply before the deadline for each opportunity directly to the organization (please refer to the section “How do I apply” below).
Please note that these opportunities are only available to members of the British Pakistan Foundation and to find out more about how to become a member, please visit the “Join Us” page.

We currently have the following “Job Opportunities” available with our partners (To apply please refer to the section “How do I apply” below):

NEW Tech Women
TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State that brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program based in San Francisco. During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

The 2019 program will include 108 women from Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe.

Applications are due January 16, 2019. We are looking for women who have demonstrated themselves as emerging leaders in their chosen profession, through their work experience, volunteer experience, community activities and education. A full list of the eligibility requirements is available on their website: https://www.techwomen.org/participants/eligibility-and-application 

Mishcon de Reya (Graduate Recruitment: 2017/18 vacation scheme)

A law firm based in London, Mishcon de Reya services, an international community of clients and provides advice in situations where the constraints of geography often do not apply. The work we undertake is cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex.

They are opening up applications for their Spring and Summer Graduate Schemes.

Spring vacation scheme dates
8 April – 18 April 2019

Summer vacation scheme dates
1 July – 12 July 2019
15 July – 26 July 2019

Applications are from 1st of October until 15th of January 2019.The earlier you apply the better. 

Find out more and apply here: https://www.mishcon.com/graduates.

Nisa-Nashim is looking for a full or part-time Project and Operations Manager to join their team. Click here for the job description.

For further information, please contact ahmereen17@gmail.com, or laura@nisanashim.com, and ‘cc’ info@bpfuk.org.

HyBirds,a London-based drone startup, are looking for a number of roles to fill (Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Electronics Engineer, Embedded Software Engineer, Robotics/Mechatronics Engineer, AI/ML Developer and Computer Vision Engineer). If you work in London and have at least a BSc/BEng degree in Maths, Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant course, then please email ahmed@hybirdtech.com for full job descriptions and be sure to cc info@bpfuk.org

CPIC a rapidly growing start-up property investment company have vacancies for Property Sales Consultants in their Mayfair offices. Please email vanophem@cpicglobal.com for more information, and don’t forget to cc info@bpfuk.org

NEW: Reluctantly Brave, a marketing consulting company, is recruiting 16-24-year-olds  in London for a year-long business programme, where they will be paid for any client work you do! Please apply here:


BPF Premier Member Nabeel Nawaz is a hiring manager with IBMs CIO division, and he’s looking for fullstack web developers who are “great at what they do, love to make a difference, want to bepart of an inclusive and empowered team, and have a hell of a lot of fun while they do it

They have 15 open positions including:

Full Stack Web Developer: https://careers.ibm.com/ShowJob/Id/386660/Full-Stack-Web-Developer/?lang=en
Senior Full Stack Web Developer: https://careers.ibm.com/ShowJob/Id/386657/Senior-Full-Stack-Web-Developer/?lang=en

The position would be based at the UK headoffice in London’s Southbank location, right next to Waterloo station, and adjacent to the National Theatre.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Nabeel at:
07867 190 353

Muzmatch are looking for two mobile dev engineers.

 Permanent full time role – starting immediately.

Read more and apply here: https://muzmatch.com/careers


Full time job available for an experienced office/admin assistant in Central London, starting ASAP. Interested candidates, please provide your CV and Cover letter to info@bpfuk.org.

 NEW! Cohen & Company

An Internship is available at Cohen & Company (a Boutique Investment Bank) within the Sales Advisory & Trading department, based in London. The Intern will be working within a very tight knit and senior team of an Associate and two Managing Partners and will be expected to contribute to the origination and execution of live deals.

The Sales Advisory & Trading department is primarily engaged in the origination, valuation, packaging and trading of distressed assets in emerging markets, primarily in the form of: non-performing corporate loans, high yield bonds, distressed real estate and liquid securities.

No prior investment banking or finance experience is required, Cohen & Company are seeking an Intern who has good problem solving skills, a high work ethic, is well presented with a desire to learn and pursue a career in Investment Banking.

The internship is based in London, will be of 8-12 week duration and is unpaid (travel expenses covered). Please direct all questions and CV’s to Bilal Mir (bmir@cohenandcompany.com / 07538007802) and please CC info@bpfuk.org 

NEW! Controls Systems Engineer / Milton Keynes / £ Negotiable

This is a Full time permanent role

You will develop on board control software for the ESS battery and other systems supporting the team’s Formula 1 programme in order to ensure that performance and reliability targets are met. This role is accountable for all aspects of ESS software from initial concept, simulation study and architecture to software development and verification including all the necessary tools, equipment and process. The role will be required to liaise with development teams in the group, chassis team, supplier and to deliver software according to the schedule defined by company management.

•    ESS software development and plant model development
•    Requirements analysis and system specification
•    Software and digital communications architecture
•    Modelling and simulation of battery control systems
•    Software reliability and fault tolerant design
•    Software validation and testing
•    Software development process, documentation and releasing
•    Tools supporting development and testing
•    Fault diagnosis and factory-based support of trackside activities
•    Development of bespoke software for test equipment and experiments

•    A qualified embedded software or control engineer with an excellent track record in a large technical organisation within F1 or similar technology business
•    Knows about the application of best practice software process and tools
•    Ability to identify root cause of issues both in design and process
•    Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. Competence in Japanese or another European language is desirable
•    Competence and licence to drive in the UK
•    Domestic Travel and Travel overseas will be required
•    PC literate
•    Team player with particular strength in influencing technical staff
•    Excellent communication and technical skills and high level of attention to detail
•    High level of personal resilience in order to deal with tight deadlines, rapidly changing priorities and high tempo environment
•    Approachable, with balanced judgment and a high level of personal integrity.
•    Able to plan, organize and deliver software projects
•    Self-motivated and competitive
•    Problem solving and decision making skills
•    Cross cultural working environment

To apply, please email Lasma Dzene at Lasma.Dzene@rtrs.co.uk and CC info@bpfuk.org with your CV, quoting your salary requirements and availability.

Contact: Interested candidates should apply (referring to BPF) and there are also key tips to help with applications. The pages can be accessed here

Am I eligible?

The scheme is open to all Members of the British Pakistan Foundation who are undergraduates, graduates, post graduates, young professionals, experienced professionals and returners (who are returning to work from a career break).

How do I apply?

Please send your CV and Cover Letter stating the specific “Job Opportunity” and “referring BPF” to the key contact person for the individual job opportunity (provided above) before the deadline for each job opportunity (provided above).

The candidate must keep the BPF Office informed of progress.

How can I find out more?

If you have any further questions about how the scheme operates, please contact the BPF Office on info@bpfuk.org.