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Highly dedicated and experienced Humanitarian aid worker; with a strong record of Leadership in Project and Program Management and implementation, in addition to project design, planning, and coordination, and Logistics. Leading projects and motivating high performing teams. Always striving to overcome obstacles, meet deadlines, challenges and set solutions in the most trying of circumstances. currently looking for new challenging opportunities. 

Work experience

Oct 2016Present

Program Manager

Kesh Malek Organization
  • Conduct research analysis to contribute to the strategic decisions regarding new projects.
  • Develop and update the projects' activities in accordance to KM strategic plan.
  • Work with Executive Director to provide direction and leadership in managing all phases of the proposal development process (partner management, proposal conceptualizing and writing, personnel recruitment, budgeting, project management, post proposal assessment, etc.)
  • Work with the Executive Director to create institutional systems that provide improved methods of forecasting upcoming opportunities.
  • Ensure that templates and tools for proposal development are available and the staff is adequately trained from various aspects.
  • Work to smooth collaboration across the organization in the functionality of proposal team methodologies.
  • Actively coordinate and participate in planning/status meetings to ensure proper adherence to good proposal management practices.
  • Develop and manage the proposal calendar.
  • Schedule, convene and facilitate kick off and review meetings.
  • Develop the proposal outline with compliance guidelines.
  • Communicate with Donors' regularly, and provide all needed updates and respond to their queries.
  • Identify and contract technical consultants as needed.
  • Ensure full and final submission of complete proposal.
  • Develop the means for evaluating of project goals and/or objectives, as it relates to Kesh Malek’s strategic plan and priorities. Supervise the assigned managers for each project and the M&E team.
Dec 2015Feb 2016

Project Manager

CARE International in Turkey

To assist CARE’s partners in the management and implementation of the grants. In addition to ensure that all grants are implemented in a manner that ensures the highest accountability standards for internal (partners, client/beneficiaries and CARE country office and CI members) and external (donors) clients. and to ensure that all work plans are prepared and implemented according to schedule and assist the Program Manager with the coordination of appropriate technical expertise required for the successful and accountable (donor and CARE) implementation of the program.

Project management and accountability

  • Manage the successful completion of assigned projects including advising partners on a day to day basis to ensure the effective and accountable management of CARE projects.
  • Ensure partners and CARE are implementing grants in a manner that meets contractual obligations including all donor and CARE policy, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Ensure all reporting internally from the partner and externally to the donor are within agreed time-frames.
  • Monitor expenditures in coordination with program manager.
  • Ensure risks are appropriately managed, including financial, safety and security, programmatic and reputation.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with technical specialists as needed.

Capacity Building of partners

  • Work with partners and build their capacity to implement and report on agreed remote management and monitoring procedures.
  • Identify priority areas for capacity building and work with the Program Manager and Partnership Coordinator to provide additional training and support.

Program Development

  • Assist the Assistant Country Director Programs to develop new program ideas
  • Maintain a sound understanding of the developments in Syria, and the needs and opportunities for both humanitarian and recovery programming
Sep 2014Present

Project Coordinator

CARE International in Turkey

To assist CARE’s partners in the management and implementation of the sub-grants. In addition to ensure that all grants are implemented in a manner that ensures the highest accountability standards for internal (partners, client/beneficiaries and CARE country office and CI members) and external (donors) clients. and to ensure that all work plans are prepared and implemented according to schedule and assist the Program Manager with the coordination of appropriate technical expertise required for the successful and accountable (donor and CARE) implementation of the program.

Project management and accountability

  • Manage the successful completion of assigned projects including advising partners on a day to day basis to ensure the effective and accountable management of CARE projects.
  • Ensure partners and CARE are implementing grants in a manner that meets contractual obligations including all donor and CARE policy, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Assist partners to complete CARE/donor reporting requirements.
  • Ensure all reporting internally from the partner and externally to the donor are within agreed time-frames.
  • Monitor expenditures in coordination with program manager.
  • Ensure risks are appropriately managed, including financial, safety and security, programmatic and reputation.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with technical specialists as needed.
  • Maintain a filing system for the project according to CARE sub grant management guidelines

Capacity Building of partners

  • Work with partners and build their capacity to implement and report on agreed remote management and monitoring procedures.
  • Identify priority areas for capacity building and work with the Program Manager and Partnership Coordinator to provide additional training and support.
  • Identify technical support needs of the partners and identify appropriate resources and support providers
  • Ensure all disputes that may arise with partners are resolved in an amicable manner in close consultation with the Partnership Coordinator.

Program Development

  • Assist the Assistant Country Director Programs to develop new program ideas
  • Maintain a sound understanding of the developments in Syria, and the needs and opportunities for both humanitarian and recovery programming
  • Support the ACD Program to develop a recovery and livelihoods assistance program for areas of less active conflict in Syria
  • Prepare budgets and work plans for new proposals

Representation

  • Together with partners, represent CARE at appropriate NGO/UN forums and cluster group coordination mechanisms.

 

 

Apr 2014Jun 2014

Field Officer (Food Security Program&Hygien)

Hayata Destek Derneği (Support to Life)

  Duties:   

  • Managed program designed for food security&Hygien for Syrian refugees in Urfa City    
  • Beneficiaries Identification,throughout designed data-collector software
  • Conduct regularly Market monitoring and Price analyzing
  • Conduct M&E activities, including Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM), and Focus Group Discussion.
  •  Conduct other  related administrative duties and data entry 
  • Submitted weekly and monthly reports to and program manager
Dec 2012Feb 2014

Project Coordinator

People in Need

Job Responsibility

  •  Developed and managed programs designed for food security, Baby nutrition, and Non Food Items (NFI) in Aleppo City, Syria.
  •  Implement varied food security measures such as food aid and cash handouts   
  •  Liaised with head office and manufacturers to organize timely delivery and distribution of supplies    
  • Managed field teams on the ground   
  • Collected and analyzed local food security data    
  • Collected demographic data on populations for field reporting    
  • Submitted weekly and daily reports to head office and program manager    
  • Coordinated on activities with other i NGOs and local counterparts 

Education

Sep 2015Nov 2015

Internship Certificate ( 8 weeks internship )

7cups.com

Online Psycho-social and emotional support through Active Listening

7Cups is a well-known world-wide community with focusing on Mental health and Psycho-social support led by a group of mental health and psycho therapist  professionals.

Sep 2006Jan 2011

BACHELORS

University of Aleppo

English Language and Literature

Certifications

2017

Certificate of Completion

Development Transformation

Strategic Planning 

2016

Certification of Attendance 

CRSM &Point 

Financial Management for NGOs 

2016

Certification of Completion

CARE Academy 

People's Management , Lead Change 

Dec 2014

Project Management for Development Professionals Level 1 Examination 

APM GROUP

Project Management for Development Professionals Level 1 PMD Pro 1

Dec 2014

Certificate of participation

International Youth Leadership Acadimy

Youth for Peace workshop

Aug 2015

Certification of Attendance

UNFPA

Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) training for Cross Border Operations 

Sep 2015

Certificate of Completion 

The Women's Refugee Commission

online Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health in Crisis Situations 

Sep 2015

Certification of completion

Humanitarian Academy at Harvard 

Build Better Response e-learning course 

Jan 2016

Certificate of Acheivement

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent   

Cash Transfer Programming

Oct 2015

Certificate of Recognition

CARE International

Gender in Emergency

Mar 2016

Certification of Completion

The Sphere Project 

Successful completion of the Sphere Handbook in Action e-learning course