Nazish Zahoor

  • Islamabad Islamabad Capital Territory
Nazish Zahoor

Areas of Excellence

  • Strategic Planning
  • Complex Negotiations
  • Partnerships & Alliances Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Professional Development, Training & Coaching

Key Differentiators

  •  A vision that sees both the forest and its trees. Strong “General Management” skills allow for a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional approach to problem solving.
  • Especially skilled (naturally gifted!) at building effective, long-term working relationships with C-level contacts within strategic clients' & partners' organizations.
  • A commitment to the highest levels of Professional & Personal ethics. I pride myself of being an ethical winner!
  • Comfortable working (and over-delivering results) with persons from diverse cultures. Proven track record of success working unsupervised with limited resources.
  • Ability to confidently propose, position, facilitate, explain, and rationalize complex technical structures to various communities of interest (regulators, operators, partners, analysts, media)

Work History

Work History

Chief Operating Officer

Peace Through Prosperity (PTP)

  • Providing ongoing operational process analysis, mitigating “scope creep,” communicating project status, and identifying and resolving operational issues and constraints
  • I also manage project resources, monitor progress, completion timeframes and budgets
Jul 2011 - Jan 2012

Human Rights & Democracy Coordinator

Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy

  • Coordinated organizational projects regarding human rights and democracy
  • Supervised Training of Trainers for human rights’ defenders
  • Attained fast-track promotion through series of increasingly responsible positions.
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011

Intern, Financial operations

PTML (Ufone GSM)

  • Project Management

  • Supply Chain Management
Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

Research Assistant

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

I worked on data collection and analysis from the industrial sectors in Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, for PIDE's bi-annual issue of Business Barometer. I also analyzed the data to get an insight into the business situation.

Feb 2008 - Jun 2008

Admin & Finance Executive

Arifeen Enterprises

  • Managing Administrative matters of organization
  • Managing Accounts of the business.
Nov 2007 - Dec 2007

Research Assistant

London School of Economics

Worked as research assistant for Dr Sumi Madhok, Institute of Gender & Political Science, LSE, on a project titled The Concept of Rights in South Asia. My responsibilities included collecting legal documents related to Peasents’ Movement in the Punjab and conducting field interviews

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

Masters

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)
Sep 2005 - Jun 2007

Bachelors

University of Punjab
Jun 2002 - Jun 2005

A-levels

Edx. Int./University of Cambridge