Mr. Mujahid Ali holds a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Anthropology from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. He is an experienced professional, having diverse understanding in strategic planning, improving operational efficiency, team building, project management, planning, monitoring, and implementation. Able to quickly understand complex concepts, identify and solve problems, turn ideas into logical strategies, and implement systems that optimize productivity and customer satisfaction, decrease vacancy rates and increase the bottom line. Skilled in managing cross-functional teams, an efficient team player with the important ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. He is currently serving as General Manager at Serendipity Technology and has previously worked with many national and international organizations such as British Council, Oxford Policy Management (OPM), GIZ-GFA, AAN Associates, and WWF and has managed and supervised multiple projects throughout Pakistan.
I have been working with Oxford Policy Management (OPM) as Field Researcher/Logistic Coordinator on the following projects and programs from 2017 till date.
1. Lady Health Worker Evaluation Program Supported by UNICEF and Ministry of Health Date: 5th May, 2019 to 31st May, 2019
2. Third Party Beneficiary Feedback, Operational Review and Monitoring of BISP Date: (2-13) July 2019, (27 Nov-7 Dec) 2018, and (7-31 ) October 2018
3. Complementary Feeding Practices in Pakistan supported by UNICEF and Ministry of Health Date: 16th Oct, 2017 to 11th Nov, 2017
As Logistic Coordinator/Field Researcher, I performed the following duties:
o Managed and Supervised field data collection team
o Provided administrative and logistical support during field activities/events (transportation, venue bookings and invoice management etc.)
o Facilitated field team in data collection (FGDs, KIIs, IDIs and Community Dialogues).
o Coordination and communication with District Administration, Health Department, field team and OPM Core office Islamabad.
o Preparation of field reports.
Worked as Field Supervisor with National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS) under the project "Pakistan Mother Mortality Survey 2019" and performed the following responsibilities:
Supervised and monitored field data collection team
Provided logistic and administrative support to field team
Coordinated and communicated with Provincial Government and NIPS Office Islamabad
Mobilized community for household survey
Worked as Research Assistant on HEC funded project "Islamic Charity and Social Development" and performed the following duties:
Assisted in research design and development of data collection tools
Supervised and monitored data collection team
Contributed in data cleaning, analysis and report writing
Provided support in organization of national level seminars and workshops
Worked as Temporary staff in Research Evaluation and Monitoring Unit, British Council Islamabad on project "Women in STEM"
worked with GFA-GIZ on Safe Blood Transfusion Project and performed the following activities:
Contributed in preparation/digitalization of documents for national workshop “The Role of BDOs in Promoting VNRBD”.
Coordination and logistic arrangements for participants of workshops.
Provided support in conduction of workshops.
Compilation of workshop proceedings
As Research Assistant, provided assistance in completion of the following three major projects:
Child Protection System Mapping & Assessment (FATA) Supported by UNICEF
Action Planning & Budgeting KPK” supported by UNICEF
Baseline Survey on “Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools of District Muzaffar Garh” and “Policy Analysis on MHM” Supported by WaterAid.
Key Responsibilities includes:
Assisted the project coordinator through research by contributing in literature review, secondary sources search, data collection (qualitative & quantitative).
Assisted in development of qualitative and quantitative tools for field data collection.
Provided help/assistance to Project Manager in implementation and monitoring of field activities
Assisted in organizing and conducting workshops, meetings related to the assignments.
Contributed in report writing and policy recommendation
Contributed in preparation of Strategic Action Plans for government departments and subsequent budgeting.
Contributed in data analysis through consolidating the study findings/field observations and report writing on need basis.
Provided administrative and logistical support during field activities/events
Development of questionnaire for survey
Review of Articles and literature
Focus Group Discussion (FGDs)