- With more than 22 year experience, a qualified and experienced sociologist with hands on experience in monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability, capacity building, Theory of Change (ToC), program/project management, grants writing in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tanzania.
- Impeccably confident, creative, innovative, very well versed with M&E management, program management, capable of design and handling research and evaluation studies, capacity of staff and partners, in depth understanding of health, humanitarian response, SRHR, Refugees and IDPs, WASH, community mobilization and livelihood, staff management and coordination within and outside the organization
- Well organized and efficient in developing relationships/linkages with donors, proven experience in research and technical report writing and have worked with wide panorama of institutional donor agencies includes BHC, IRI, NED, USAID, DFID, ECHO, ADB, CIDA, AA, BMZ, CSW, UMCOR, Caritas, CIDA and major UN agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP).
- Highly coachable & adoptable with passion to innovate and experiment, possess strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills.
- Establishment of MEL strategy, designed MIS, accountability and learning framework for INGOs (CWS-P/A, Qatar Charity, MdM, IFES), NGOs (PLYC, PEAD, Hashoo Foundation), management consultancy firms (EYFR, Mott Macdonald, SEC), public organization (SWD GoPb, RSU GoS) and UN agencies.
- Trained senior management and mid-level professionals of INGOs, NGOs, GOs, health professionals, right activists and political activists on project management, advocacy, development approaches, life skills, democratization, Monitoring, evaluation, research methodologies, data collection and analysis.
Being MER specialist, led M&E unit and keep abreast of developments in grant/program changes and progress in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results including logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals. Designed and established M&E framework for community mobilization, beneficiary registration, and capacity building services; supervised assessments and surveys, planning, costing, financial management and negotiations with key partners. Directed policy and program development, implementation, and management. Provided training, counselling, coaching, and organizational development. Reviewed the performance of existing management information systems to help identify potential modifications or resources. Performed program quality assurance, accountability, documentation and learning.
Accomplishment: Designed, established and trained the client and staff on Monitoring, evaluation and registration system for the WASH projects; led the Registration of refugees in projects and Enrollment refugees children in schools, solution requirements gathering exercise, create a detailed M&E plan and monitor progress against plan and budget, identify project risks and issues and implement mitigation strategies; enrolled 10,000+ refugees / IDPs children in schools and registered in the projects; supervised the attendance compliance monitoring of these children in four provinces of Pakistan on quarterly basis and provided status updates to head office and clients. Designed training manual for COs and CSOs staff on WASH and livelihood.
Being MEAL Coordinator, ensure the quality and accuracy of monitoring and evaluation aspects described in proposals and reports (definition and follow up of indicators and number of beneficiaries, link with achieved activities and budget, both on a quantitative and qualitative aspect). Lead / Support assessment for the elaboration of new projects. Develop and implement monitoring tools and ensure the coherence and the homogeneity of methodologies, indicators and results follow up for all the projects in line with projects design. Lead internal M&E training activities and facilitate capacity building for monitoring and evaluation. Ensure partner follow financial management practices during project implementation. Moreover, contribute in the strategic planning of the organization and contribute in mainstreaming quality and accountability in SDP. Ensuring partners are adhering to agreed plan of action and project goal/objectives.
Furthermore, I oversee the implementation and expansion of the thematic area of democracy and peace under social development program. I oversee the projects on humanitarian response, MNCH, WASH, livelihood and peacebuilding funded by ECHO, BHC, Scottish Government and UMCOR. Worked with the provincial health department, public health department and local organizations to implement the project and mobilize them to work on WASH, MNCH and SRHR projects.
Accomplishments: Designed the monitoring, evaluation and reporting system; designed and supervised the HMIS and MIS for the organization, developed community mobilization strategy, WASH and livelihood program, Strategized, designed, executed and successfully completed the 11 national level WASH, MNCH, SRHR and livelihood projects, designed and supervised the MIS Development, conducted series of researches on various minorities’, formed district health committees, and designed and supervised capacity building programs/projects of DHCs and COs on WASH, SRHR and livelihood.
Being MEAL Manager, led QC program and projects in Kashmir; leading the design and implementation of the program, M&E framework, MIS to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. I did analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement, supervised reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidates program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt. I provided support all the technical staff in M&E functions and managed staff in the program. Commenced periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems, and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions. Provide guidance on information systems for quality assurance, as well as best practices documentation and reporting.
Accomplishments: Designed monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for QC AJK, designed and supervised MIS for QC, established partnership with government of Kashmir and established IT centres in schools and colleges. I have successfully completed the projects on WASH, livelihood, mother and children health centre, livestock and women economic empowerment projects. Designed, executed and exported the Kashmir handicraft brand, jam and honey bee products. Also supervised the humanitarian response projects for the flash flood affected people; constructed 250 permanent shelters.
Being M&E Coordinator responsible for effective planning and implementation of a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning for the MdM Pakistan Mission. I provided overall strategic leadership and accountability for performance monitoring and evaluation and function in a coordination role to ensure the successful implementation of the operations research strategy. I worked in collaboration with stakeholders throughout all Dar-ul-Amans (government run women shelter) in all the districts of Punjab, the project’s implementing partners and pool of volunteers. I coach and trained MDM team, Planning and Evaluation Department of SWD, DUAs Staff and other social welfare institutions. Led the definition of indicators, data collection method, data flux between the different actors involved at the different level. Define the data consolidation system, analysis and information sharing within and outside the program. Assist the operational team in selecting indicators/outputs/ outcomes for the donors’ reports/proposal and developed monitoring report.
Accomplishment: I have formed provincial level monitoring system at for the Dar ul Amans (women shelter homes) and government have approved it. Further, I designed capacity building program for the social welfare department and DuA management on M&E system, conducted trainings and developed M&E manual for the SW department GoPb.
Being M&E Specialist, led Quality & Compliance department and provided leadership within the Pakistan and Kashmir Region to strengthen organizational and staff capacity to design and implement effective monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning systems. I provided ongoing on-the-job capacity building, supportive mentoring and coaching for project M&E staff and key partners throughout the country and region to help them ensure quality data and analysis is available to program managers and donors in a timely manner. Further, provided guidance on baseline studies, annual surveys, mid-term and final studies and evaluation methodologies and assists in the analysis and building of evidentiary support of programming results.
Accomplished: Designed and supervise the MEAL framework of the soft component Education of the EEAP, developed the instruments for the monitoring of the project, conducted teacher assessments and need assessments.
Being M&E Coordinator responsible for strengthening monitoring, evaluation, and information management system, contributed to the development of a program country strategy, ensuring quality throughout the projects and provided technical guidance to programme staff on the field. I coordinated and oversee all aspects of the MEAL processes from the development of an M&E framework for the project to institutionalization of the latter at field level; oversee the process of needs assessments, baseline studies and impact assessments and ensure their proper and timely implementation.
Accomplishment: Conducted the monitoring of display centres for general elections 2007 across the county. Trained the provincial monitoring teams and developed the observation tools.
Being M&E Coordinator, led the monitoring, evaluation and research (MER) components of the Tawana Pakistan Project (girls’ nutrition project), developed MER systems that included appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produced timely accurate and completed reporting. Developed and implemented of M&E tools and systems to improve the ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data that demonstrates impact and program accountability and progress; developed and support the design and implementation of baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluations, surveys and other components of the programs’ M&E system; provided quality and timely submission of all required project reports.
Accomplishment: Designed and supervised continuing education program, prepared the analysis report of the baseline survey. Supervised the height and weight data collection, compilation and data analysis of the 35,000 girls’ students on daily, monthly and quarterly basis for 30 months through Health Management Information System (HMIS).
Being Sr. M&E officer contributed to design, implement, roll-out and maintenance of IEDF projects management system that incorporates project planning, monitoring, and performance functions towards reaching and sustaining living income while integrating standard monitoring and evaluation business functions and practices in Accelerate focus areas across area teams. Ensured integrity of business functions and provided training, mentorship and support to team members to carry out functions in a highly professional and effective manner. Lead process of goal setting for evaluation and research criteria and manage annual research and evaluation agenda towards positioning for both reaching and surpassing living income wages for all beneficiaries and future donor funding opportunities including metrics specific to IEDF accelerate focus areas.
Accomplishment: Development MIS for resource center, conducted training need assessment, baseline surveys and developed training material and manuals.