I have been working as a researcher since I completed my MSc degree in 2010. Freelancing and on job research in the fields of social sciences and management have been conducted.
I have conducted primary and secondary desk research on multiple topics. The emphasis of my research has been to analyze and recommend strategy formulation measures for various private and government entities. These reports have academic value as they are thoroughly researched from refereed sources for diversified purposes like understanding of project for inception phase, strategic goals, impact and needs assessment. Along with this, program development is one of the major activities I've performed so far.
I am also a Master Trainer for Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Training.
Facilitator – Giz - GRP Project
Provision of services for ‘Training and Learning Symposium’ organized for training of women police officers encompassing training material, editing and proofreading of the presentations, helping participants in understanding different tasks, assisting the consultants and trainers etc.
SPSS Data Entry and Analysis – UNWOMEN
Analysis of research work undertaken thorough questionnaires, coding, and data tabulation.
Researcher – Giz – GRP Project
Synthesis and analyze data on the functions, mechanisms, legislation etc. prevailing in different Islamic countries regarding women, different covenants signed and ratified by these countries with a special focus on Violence Against Women.
Proposal Writer – Quest for Solutions
Proposal writing on ‘Effect of Pester Power on Advertising’, proposal included all its components such as literature review, hypothesis development and writing conclusions.
Enumerator – Community Uplift Program
Visit of almost 45 villages of Islamabad, conducted questionnaire based house hold survey, data cleaning.
Data Analysis – Quest for Solutions
Data entry and analysis of gathered data on Gender Based Violence, data entry on SPSS and Excel, noted life histories, translated Urdu responses in English.
I was hired as ‘Research Officer’, however, with hard work and dedication I was promoted on the position of ‘Senior Research Officer’ after two months. My daily tasks include secondary research, questionnaire development, proposal writing, report writing and representation of organization on different forums, where required. Projects I have worked till now are:
o Project 1: Settlement of Land, Creation of New Land Records and GIS Based Digitization of Land Records in FATA
Research based comprehensive Project Inception Report, reviewed hundreds on articles and visited different organizations working in this area for interviews. Compilation of data based on the primary and secondary research.
o Project 2: Consultancy Services for Conducting TNA, Impact Studies and Developing Strategic Goals of B-TEVTA
Along with the development of project proposal, following tasks has been performed:
Worked as Lead Author on:
Creating Linkages with Other TVET Stakeholders – Impact Assessment
5 – 10 Years Strategic Goals of B-TEVTA – Strategic Development Report
Development of three comprehensive Questionnaires especially designed for TVET Institutes’ Profiling, and capacity needs assessment of heads, administrative and instruction staff of the institutes.
Worked as a co-author on:
Project Inception Report
Expo Dubai 2020 and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Skilled Labor Demand – Impact Assessment
CPEC Demand Trades and its Outcomes – Impact Assessment
Training Needs Assessment Survey Report (3 Volumes)
Civil Society and Peace Movements
Sociology of World Economic Systems
Sociology of Religion
Developing course outline.
Managing Student MIS System.
Developing Question papers.
Maintaining class discipline and student counselling.
Worked on a report based on the Article 11 of United Nations Conventions for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. I have interviewed heads of all 11 consortium partners and compiled the data for Ministry of Law and Human rights Islamabad.
Representation of ADTF in stakeholder meetings with coordinator and individually
Support to the Disability Inclusive DRR project in conducting and organizing its trainings
Designing, writing and dissemination of quarterly e-newsletter “Inclusion Watch”
Daily, weekly and monthly follow-up of the project activities
Assisting in collecting information for secondary data analysis reports as well as in writing concept notes
Making arrangements for capacity building and advocacy events on national level
Record keeping of the information shared with various member organizations in resources repository and training modules repository in MS excel and MS word advance level.
Maintaining and writing minutes of member meetings and consultative workshops
Photography of events for report writing
Designing banners, flyers, and other communication material as per project needs and guidance by coordinator
Managing training assessments (pre/post) to calculate training effectiveness for coordinator
Carrying out other operational activities requested by any secretariat member organization or coordinator
Designing/writing text for website, blog, and web page of ADTF
Facilitation for documents processing, publishing material and reports
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Monitoring the stages of ongoing projects with guidance of Coordinator by organizing consultative workshops
Project level evaluation on the basis of pre/post assessment forms
Assisting Coordinator and project officer for advance cash payments as well as in advance cash settlements
Admin Support and team contribution.
I have worked single handedly on tasks such as training material development, evaluation of participants’ through post training evaluation forms, organization of training material, collection on primary and secondary data on all the trainings, transcription of qualitative interview data.
Also conducted and assisted training on RBM.
I was hired as a Content Analyst and after the dedication and hard work I was promoted as ‘Content Analyst Lead’. My responsibilities included media monitoring of newspapers, submission of most highlighted and important news weekly, conduction of Inter-code Reliability Test of content analysts, team coordination and solving issues faced by team