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Aga Khan Development Network Interview Questions

Updated Jan 8, 2017
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    Fellowship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    application, phone interview.

    Interview Questions

    • what do you expect to contribute to this organization?   Answer Question
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    Grants Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (Washington, DC) in March 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process involved the HR manager and the CFO. I had submitted my application online and via email. There was an initial Phone interview followed by in-person interview. I was also asked to take a test both - writing and technical problem solving and then there was a follow-up interview

    Interview Questions

    • -what are your strengths and weaknesses
      -have you been involved in audits
      -what challenges did you face while dealing with your colleagues and supervisors  
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    Senior Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network in January 2010.

    Interview

    Senior Architect, Urban Planning Unit, Darb al-Ahmar Revitalisation Project, Aga Khan Cultural Services – Egypt/Aga Khan Trust for Culture ,Coordinate work with the Cairo Governorate and other national authorities and stakeholders

    Interview Questions

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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network in May 2016.

    Interview

    the interview process was easy as the panel asked easy questions but the salary negotiation was tough. Panel had asked questions relating various social phenomenon and ideologies. hiring happened in the month of may 2016 and the interview process went very smoothly.

    Interview Questions

    • describe relationship between climate change and gender   Answer Question
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    Development Coordinator Afghanistan Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kabul (Afghanistan)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (Kabul (Afghanistan)).

    Interview

    AKDN uses Skype to interview. Competency Based Interviews - Be prepared to give solid examples of how you would reach the objectives of the job description as posted. Don't expect to have feedback or a response if you were not selected. No news means no job usually. Be prepared for a lengthy time between application and job offer.

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    M&E Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tāloqān (Afghanistan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (Tāloqān (Afghanistan)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    First, there was a written test, then short listed for interview and there was a panel from different sectors. they individually interviewed all the candidates and give offer for the top one.

    Interview Questions

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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network in June 2014.

    Interview

    written exam followed by Skype interview. The entire process can be quick depending on how urgent is the need in the organization. But minimum 2 months until you start work from interview date.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you describe yourself.
      What are your biggest achievements?
      How much do you know about mountain economy  
      Answer Question
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    Programmer Officer- Rural Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (New Delhi (India)).

    Interview

    Very interesting interview, tough questions on Personality, Tough questions on working in multidisciplinary teams

    Interview Questions

    • How do you refuse a grantee after months of negotiations on a grant?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Tough

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    GIS Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lahore (Pakistan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (Lahore (Pakistan)) in April 2012.

    Interview

    It was very good experience
    they have ti check my confidence level.
    and Check my portfolio.

    Interview Questions

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    Program Support Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kabul (Afghanistan)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Aga Khan Development Network (Kabul (Afghanistan)) in December 2011.

    Interview

    1. First phone interview discussed general experience, skill sets, strengths and weaknesses, knowledge of the organization and its network of institutions, and the organization's approach to development (e.g. merging private sector investment with civil society/community development and the rationale for such an approach).

    2. Second phone interview (if asked) discusses the position in specific, including the roles & responsibilities as well as how your strengths and experience will help you achieve the specific job responsibilities. Also, how your weaknesses may inhibit your ability to perform your responsibilities, and how you would approach this.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you think you can grow quickly to take on increased responsibilities? What is an example of this in your past experience (if any)?   1 Answer
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