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Arfia Naz

Research Assistant

Objective

To develop a career in a reputed organization and determined to work in any competitive job where I can serve the organization effectively and efficiently applying my educational and professional skills to fulfill its optimum expectations.

Work History

Nov 14, 2016Nov 16, 2016

Data Coollector

Bangladesh Training and Research Foundation (BTRF)

Worked as a Data Coollector for the survey entitled “Factors Influencing Decision Making in Pregnancy and Institutional Delivery” conducted by Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs (BCCP)Successfully work on IDI questionnaire.

Oct 20, 2016Oct 29, 2016

Field Research Officer

Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

Worked as a Field Research Officer for the survey entitled “Enhancing Capacity for Urban Poverty and Statistics in Bangladesh” conducted by PPRC for World Bank. 

26 Sep, 201608 oct, 2016

Field Interviewer

IDCOL Biogas Program

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the project entitled IDCOL Biogas Program Monitoring” jointly arranged by IDCOL-BPM and Young Consultant. Operated mobile device for data collection and transmission

31 Aug, 201625 Sep, 2016

Field Research Assistant

Young Consultant

Worked as a field research assistant for the survey entitled “Local needs for BOP business in Bangladesh” conducted by young Consultant for JICA (Japan international cooperation Agency)

22 August, 201629 August, 2016

Moderator

SNV Bangladesh

Worked as a Moderator of FGD for the project entitled “Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) on SRHR of Female Workers in the Factories -Mid-Line Investigation” jointly arranged by SNV Bangladesh & IACIB

June 11, 2016June 24, 2016

Field Interviewer

National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the project entitled “Graphic Health Warning Campaign” arranged by National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute

28 April, 201614 May, 2016

Field Interviewer

IDCOL Biogas Program

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the project entitled IDCOL Biogas Program Monitoring” jointly arranged by IDCOL-BPM and Young Consultant. Operated mobile device for data collection and transmission

03 Apr, 201612 Apr, 2016

Field Research Officer

Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)

Worked as a Field Research Officer for the survey entitled “Enhancing Capacity for Urban Poverty and Statistics in Bangladesh” conducted by PPRC for World Bank. 

10 Feb 201629 Feb 2016

Field Research Assistant

Young Consultant

Worked as a field research assistant for the survey entitled “Local needs for BOP business in Bangladesh” conducted by young Consultant for JICA (Japan international cooperation Agency). 

29 Dec 20159 Feb 2016

Field Research Assistant

Young Consultant

Worked as a field research assistant for the survey entitled “Emerging middle-income class in Bangladesh” conducted by young Consultant for JICA (Japan international cooperation Agency). 

25 Jul 201525 Sep 2015

Investigator

Sodev Consult International Limited

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the survey entitled “Citizen Report card (CRC)” conducted by Sodev Consult International Limited for Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA).

20Jul 201522 Jul 2015

Field Interviewer

e.Gen consultants Ltd

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the survey entitled “Preparatory survey of Bangladesh energy efficiency and conservation promotion financial project” conducted by Mitsubishi Research Instute, Inc in association with e.Gen consultants Ltd. and funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency.

1 Jan 201431 Jan 2014

Field Interviewer

ICDDR,B

Worked in clinical trial of cholera vaccine for ICDDR,B. Responsibilities were taking consent of oral vaccination from the field.

1 Feb 201231 Dec 2013

Executive, Communications

Pixxo

Responsible for the coordination and execution of all communications activities, such as media relations, production, advertising and promotional programmes and all efforts required to effectively represent the company and events to customers.

1 Jul 201131 Dec 2011

Field Investigator

Hitaishi Bangladesh

Worked as a Field Investigator for Hitaishi Bangladesh for Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA).. Responsibilities were collecting information as required for the survey from the field and other sources, conduction of mapping exercise, key informant interviews, focus group discussion, participation of training, meetings and other works required for the survey.

15 May 20101 June 2010

Research Investigator

Northern University Bangladesh

Worked as a Research Investigator for Center for management and Development Research (CMDR), Northern University Bangladesh. Responsibilities were Field investigations through interviews with government Officials. Collecting information as required for the survey from the field and other works required for the survey.

15 Nov, 200915 Feb, 2010

Field Interviewer

Bangladesh Society of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, BSMMU

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the project entitled “National Survey on Non Communicable Disease Risk Factors” jointly arranged by World Health Organization (WHO) and Bangladesh Society of Medicine. Operated handheld computer (IPAQ) for data collection and transmission

12 Jul, 200912 Sep, 2009

Field Interviewer

National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM)

Worked as a Field Interviewer for the project entitled “Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), Bangladesh” funded by World Health Organization (WHO) and implemented through National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM)Operated handheld computer (IPAQ) for data collection and transmission

Experience according to Area Type

I've worked both in urban and rural areas of Bangladesh. The ratio of completed jobs are as follows.

Experience according to Area Covered (Districts)

I've visited 24 out of 64 districts throughout Bangladesh. Area Covered by number of districts.

Training

30 Oct 20164 Nov 2016

Factors Influencing Decision Making in Pregnancy and Institutional Delivery

Bangladesh Training and Research Foundation (BTRF)

6 Days training on “Factors Influencing Decision Making in Pregnancy and Institutional Delivery”. Training covered Quantitative vs Qualitative survey, Questionnaire Survey and In-depth Interview.

7 Feb 200914 Feb 2009

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM)

Training on “Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), Bangladesh” conducted by National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM). Training covered Basic survey guidelines and use of  handheld computer (IPAQ) for data collection and transmission.  Trainers were from NIPSOM and World Health Organization (WHO)

Thesis/ Internship/ Study Excursion

Thesis on Gender Discrimination of Middle-Class Family supervised by Tahmina Akhtar, Professor, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

Thesis on The consciousness of pregnant women/mother about physical and mental health supervised by Golam Azam, Professor, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.

Completed internship (Field Work) as a counselor for three months at Mirpur Sarkari Shishu Paribar (a social welfare organization), Dhaka

Study Excursion at Bangladesh Rural Development Board, Bogra. 

Covered areas: Case clearings, Group dynamism, Counseling, Arranging Seminar, Community Awareness Meeting, Education and Health Program, Resource Mobilization, Coordination with local leadership and many other activities.

Education

2008

Masters

University of Dhaka

Master of Social Science in Social Welfare

Passed in grade B+(CGPA-3.39), Course Duration: 1 year

2005

Graduation

National University

Bachelor of Social Science in Social Welfare

Passed in 2nd Class, Course Duration: 4 years, Minor: Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Economics & Statistics.

Covered Areas: Psycho-Social Aspects of Human Behavior, Social Service Organization and Personal Management, Human Rights, Population Management and Public Health, Gender Issues & Women Development, Labor Welfare and Industrial Relations, Advanced Social Research, Practical Research Project, Social Problem Analysis, Community Organization & Community Development, Social Welfare Administration, Methods and Strategy of Social Work, Project  Planning and Development, Introduction to Computer and Database Management.

Certifications

Jan 2007Apr 2007

Introduction to Office Application

Multitech Computers, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Microsoft office including Word and Excel

Key Strength

Excellent interpersonal skills, Quick learner

Personal Details

Fathers Name: Altaf Alam Ansari

Mothers Name: Nazma Ansari

Date of birth: 7th September, 1980

Religion: Islam

Nationality: Bangladeshi (by birth)

Marital Status: Married

Present Address: House 26, Road 4, Block C, Mirpur 12, Dhaka 1216

Permanent Address: House 40, Road 1/Kha, Central Road, Jumma Para, Rangpur 5400

References

Kamal Chawdhury
Chief Executive, Pixxo, Cell: +8801714101565

Shah Ahsan Habib
Executive Director, Bangladesh Rural Improvement Foundation, Cell: +8801713200717