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Position Title: Senior HRD Officer/Education Officer Company: Sarhad Rural Support Program Location: Mansehra, KPK-Pakistan

Programs Specialist

International Donor/NPO
Position Title: International Programs Specialist Organization: Reach Out To ASIA-Qatar Foundation Location: Doha-Qatar
Dec 2011Present

Program Specialist

Partnership Management
Tenure: Program Specialist, I am responsible for: International Program Development and Management Managing grants to partner organizations across Asia and MENA region managing multi partner initiatives, particularly those that focus on documentation, evaluation and/or Improving the effectiveness of programs and projects to contribute to children and youth development. Supporting efforts to enable partners to develop more effective strategic plans on Educational programs for Children and youth, particularly through encouraging more effective, evidence based data Assist in providing advice and technical support on new project concepts and proposals in ROTA focal countries. Appraise new project concepts/proposals for 13 focal countries. Assist in Country assessments as member of fact finding missions Lead capacity assessment and Institutional Development support to partner organizations in focal countries Lead in advising to implementing partners on project/program implementation and management Assessing country performances as part of missions Monitoring and Evaluation Providing technical inputs on documentation, evaluation and/or improving the program management Coordinate and manage performance management reporting of assigned countries Coordinate and manage monitoring and review of progress towards agreed targets; identification of constraints, adoption of evaluation, review and research findings. ROTA-partner-counterpart review meetings. Ensure that all plans incorporate the agreed Agenda and are results based. Working in close collaboration with all Program Sections and partner field Offices, especially the PME staff in field offices, guide and advise on selection and design of data collection methods and research protocols. Develop country strategic plans Coordinate ROTA's inputs into the One Qatar Foundation's results matrices Supervise the timely, good quality preparation of meeting and progress reports, donor reports and any other report or presentation required by senior management. Supervise the preparation, regular review of the partners' project work plan and ensure achievement of specific assigned objectives. Provide guidance and support to partners on all aspects of monitoring and reporting. Supervise country performance planning, review and evaluation for assigned countries. support to program conceptualization, planning and implementation, as well as monitoring, evaluation and research of partner organizations in assigned countries Managing the documentation of activities and the drawing out
Oct 2005Present

Management Executive

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund National Poverty
Deputy Education Manager, I was responsible for the overall Program Planning and Management of Education portfolio in KPK. WV has been working in that area since catastrophe. My mandate as DM-Education included defining the strategic focus of the learning phase, its transformation into workable action plans & ensuring effective implementation. Besides that the position involved proactive approach towards peoples management, budgeting and financial controlling and required good analytical & negotiation skills to deal amicably with political and cultural sensitivities. The position entailed responsibilities like representation at different fora including ERRA, Education departments, DRU, Cluster forum etc coupled with developing partnerships and alliances with potential partners for joint programming as to ensure resource maximization for greater program impact, cross organization information flow & collective positioning on advocacy issues. Additionally the position required strong grip on Project Cycle Management coupled with risk and security management. Last yet not the least effective communication skills to put forth organization's perspective to larger public, public representatives and donors for effective networking, policy advocacy & fund raising was an additional task. The job profile included partnership management, donors' relationing & contract management together with Program updating to internal and external stakeholders through periodic reporting. Position Title: Management Executive-Human and Institutional Development Company: Alleviation Donor-World Bank Project Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
Dec 2007Nov 2011

Institutional Development Manager

Sungi Development Foundation National Right
Position Title: Human and Institutional Development Manager Organization: based Humanitarian and Development Organization) Location: Abbottabad-KPK, Pakistan Tenure: Manager, I was responsible for: A. Donor Relationship/Fund Raising Identify potential donors Develop proposals and budgets based on concept notes Donor negotiations Reporting to donors on project and financial components B. Partnership Development Identification of potential partner organizations for grant/funding Institutional Capacity Assessments Grant/Fund management Continuous capacity building through on job training, technical advice, system development, policies development, training and workshops etc C. Fund Management and Budget Monitoring Fund/Grant Management Budget monitoring and reporting to donors Planning for productive investments Financial Forecasting D. Capacity assessment and capacity building of partner organizations Develop new partnerships with local NGO in Pakistan Develop calls for concept papers, calls for proposals, carrying out capacity assessment and evaluating proposals Assist the potential partners in developing and writing proposals Ensure preparation and revision of contract agreements Support the implementing partner during all phases of the projects from needs assessment to reporting Training Need Assessments Designing of training courses on Disaster Management, Institutional Strengthening, Management etc Training Manual Development Training coordination and delivery Training Assessments E. Project Management Ensure successful completion of project implementation Preparing and following-up time schedules and work plans of project activities to be implemented in coordination with the related field personnel Identifying gaps in the management of the projects and undertaking actions for the improvement in consultation with the Head of Mission. Supporting the field personnel for needs assessment and/or compilation of data necessary for elaboration of project proposals. Elaborating project proposals and required documentation packages Monitoring and evaluation of field work for the successful and smooth implementation of the projects F. Quality Assurance through Monitoring and Evaluation Developing M&E plan together with log frames for the successful and smooth implementation of the projects Monitoring the activities Providing support and guidance to the Program Coordinator and Project Coordinators for quality monitoring and evaluation of projects Generation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports G. Project Administration and Coordination Submitting narrative reports(including graphs, tables, photos) on projects according
Jan 2007Dec 2007

Technical Manager-Technical Support and Training And Development

World Vision International Position Title
Technical Manager-Technical Support and Training and Development Unit Organization: World Vision International(International Child Focused Humanitarian and Development Organization) Location: Mansehra-KPK, Pakistan Tenure: Technical Manager, I was responsible for the overall Education and training and development Program of Child Protection Unit in KPK. My responsibilities included: To develop strategic partnerships and excellent collaborations with NGOs and government entities and international NGOs and donors. Development of Disaster Risk Reduction/Management training manual for School children/Teachers Conducting Disaster Risk Reduction/Management training manual for Communities Administering donor grants for a variety of sectorial areas including protection and Education in development and emergencies initiatives. Significant experience implementing community mobilization, Capacity Development, IEC programs. Demonstrated success dealing with complicated partnerships and skills in prioritizing major strategies and critical relationships. Working effectively and respectfully with host country governments, INGO and NGO partners. Transformation of strategic thinking into workable action plans & ensuring effective implementation. Developing DRR training manual for students and village education committees proactive approach towards peoples management, budgeting and financial controlling Good analysis & negotiation skills to deal amicably with political and cultural sensitivities. Representation at different forums coupled with developing partnerships and alliances with potential capacity building partners for joint programming as to ensure resource maximization for greater program impact, cross organization information flow & collective positioning on advocacy issues. Strong grip on Project Cycle Management coupled with risk and security management. Effective communication skills to put forth organization's perspective to larger public, public representatives and donors for effective networking, policy advocacy & fund raising. Partnership management, donors' relation & contract management together with Program updating to internal and external stakeholders through periodic reporting. Development of a Disaster Management Training Manual for trainers of World Vision. Conceiving IEC material for school children on DRR including stories and posters. Developed the capacities of communities in compiling their DM plans in Siren and Kaghan valleys.
May 2006Dec 2006

Deputy Education Manager

World Vision InternationalPosition
Title: Deputy Education Manager Organization: World Vision International(International Child Focused Humanitarian and Development Organization) Location: Mansehra-KPK, Pakistan Tenure
Oct 2002May 2006

CSO

Partnership Development and Management
Tenure: As ME-HID, I was responsible to undertake:: Identification of new partners in all provinces of Pakistan and in AJK; Managing grants to partner organizations across Pakistan managing multi partner initiatives, particularly those that focus on documentation, evaluation and/or Improving the effectiveness of programs and projects to contribute to Livelihood, children and youth development. Supporting efforts to enable partners to develop more effective strategic plans Assist in providing advice and technical support on new project concepts and proposals in Pakistan. Appraise new project concepts/proposals Assist in Country/Area assessments as member of fact finding missions Lead capacity assessment and Institutional Development support to partner organizations Lead in advising to implementing partners on project/program implementation and management Assessing partners' performances as part of missions Capacity needs assessment and Design and implementation of capacity building plans, including in program and operational areas; Support to and mentoring of partner NGOs to effectively integrate new skills and knowledge into their organizations; Working with partners to design co-financed programs; Monitoring and accompaniment Of commitments. Budget monitoring Develop; ensure implementation and monitoring of strategic plans for partner organizations. Ensure value based and Gender sensitive Action planning. Extensive field analysis and assistance to POs in developing village development plans using participatory rural appraisal tools/techniques, comprehensively assessing organizations and agencies from the program, finance and value perspective to determine their future potential as partners, including their technical skill and capacity building needs and potential to contribute to the partnership growth, their Capacity building and Monitoring and Evaluation were other angles of my responsibilities. Monitoring and Evaluation Examine program implementation and assess possible improvements based on lessons learned, best practices, etc Generation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports Capacity Assessment and Project designing for partner NGOs across Pakistan and AJ&K. Fund Management Needs assessments and identification of program development areas Identify potential programming partners Conduct CSO outreach Contribute to program design, for solicited and unsolicited programs, and for pilot and full scale programs Attend relevant meetings and gather information to be relayed
Apr 1997Oct 2002

Credit Officer

Tenure
As a Senior officer/Education Officer, I was to establish an equipped HRD center for imparting training to the staff and communities activists and design, implement and monitor community education programs. The role of HRD being cross cutting was to support all the Program sections. The job entailed management of staff, coordination and networking, keeping and managing resource person directory. My responsibilities included: designing and conduction of need based staff and community training, carrying out situation analysis of grass root organizations, development of community institutional development plans, development of staff/community development plans, preparation of detailed session plans/layout for training/workshops, development of result based partnerships, preparation of reading material and participants handouts, facilitation of workshops and bringing various stakeholders for sharing their views and experience on major issues regarding main topic of workshop, to produce training reports, to design and conduct training impact studies, to conduct TNAs, Impact Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation As social organization officer, I was responsible for managing a team of multiprofessional including Engineers, Credit officer, social organizers accounts & Administration. My role included people management, coordination and operation management. =
Mar 1999Aug 1999

Asstt Hid Coordinator

Women and Children Development Organization Tenure
Position Title: Asstt HID Coordinator Company: Khwendo Kor Human Resource Development Coordinator Location: Mansehra/Peshawar, Pakistan Peshawar-KPK Tenure: As a Asstt HRD coordinator, I was responsible to initiate and establish new HRD Unit within organization including policy development, leading a team of HRD professionals, development of training quality standards, designing of training courses and managing HR systems. =
Oct 1996Apr 1997

Lecturer

Peshawar University
Position Title: Lecturer Company: Location: Peshawar University Tenure: Taught different subjects at the post graduate level in the discipline of Sociology at Peshawar University. I also supervised research and field work of social research students. = Skills Skill Name Level Last Used Program and Project Management V. Good Currently Working Supporting and leading Country Office staff to ensure the development and quality of all development projects and activities. I have fairly extensive experience of developing and managing complex programs in sensitive environments particularly in the areas of capacity building, Education and training. Together with conceptual understanding of management functions, I have hands on experience of making use of them in real life situations and have successfully used them to aid program management. I have developed concepts notes, LFAs, Action Plans and wrote a number of project proposals. I firmly believe that a good manager is one who manages others work best, by developing a shared vision & collective ownership, providing leadership, cordial work environment and space for innovation. This works best when performance indicators are clearly defined with definite time-line and resource support is made available as and when required. Continuous monitoring designed as to the project requirements is another facet, which requires significant time of project managers, as this helps in keeping track of the program & progress and initiate corrective measures in time if things are not progressing as planned. Strategic Planning Good Currently Working I have worked at positions for which strategic planning had been an integral part of the job. I have hands on experience of making use of tools such as LFA, PRA, etc for program planning and so far have designed program/projects for different NGOs in Pakistan, and at present working on developing a long-term integrated development program, which primarily is geared towards ensuring quality education for powerless people. I have developed vision as well as mission statement also. The programming approach focuses on inducing changes in at policy, practices, ideas and beliefs. Gender mainstreaming, however is a cross cutting theme. In general I remained responsible for: Providing strategic vision and direction to the country programs. Taking lead role in developing program strategies and annual plans. Participate in conceptualizing and

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Diploma

B.Ed

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