A social development professional with strong Monitoring & Evaluation experience. My expertise includes program development, project management, monitoring and evaluation, quantitative & qualitative research, statistical analysis, MIS, designing baseline; end line Need assessments & PDM surveys, mobile data collection tools (ODK, Kobo), ESRI technology (ArcGIS online, ArcGIS Pro), program management and emergency response. I have over 9 years of experience of working with both international organizations and national organizations in diverse sectors including education, women empowerment & protection, social protection and livelihoods, health and nutrition, ageing, disability, and humanitarian response. I have experience of working in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & few newley merged districts i.e., Orakzai & Kurram. This has broaden my understanding of the development issues and challenges faced by vulnerable women, children, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups in a wide range of settings
I provide monitoring & evaluation support to the Project Management Unit (PMU), Develop M&E Framework keeping in view the Results Framework (RF) of project and assist & guide the Line Departments in establishing sound and effective M&E mechanisms for progress on DLIs.
I plan and conduct trainings, awareness programs and develop guidelines required for effective implementation of M&E framework. Assist and advise the Coordinator in the design of Work Plan in accordance with relevant strategic objective(s) in consultation with the stakeholders. Attain in depth knowledge of the project, and understand key parameters such as Disbursement Linked Indicators (DLIs). Monitor and analyze key parameters using M&E tools and recommend corrective actions.
I Design and support the strengthening/updating of the Results Framework (RF) to take into account any evolving circumstances, if necessary, for effective project implementation. Prepare tools/templates according to the objective of the project in collaboration with the Line Departments/stakeholders
Assist and guide the Line Departments in establishing sound and effective M&E mechanisms by supporting; i) third party validation, ii) collection of real–time data directly consolidated into electronic systems and made available through management dashboards. Interact and liaise with Donors and arrange regular Donor updates, briefings etc. in the area of M&E.
Supervise and monitor the project’s overall implementation and Other related tasks that the Coordinator may find necessary within this context.
System Development, Management, Monitoring Evaluation & Program Learning
I provide technical support to Pakistan Country Office in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) which included development of M&E plans for sharing with the donors, reviewing existing M&E plans and providing feedback for improvements, ensuring adherence to organizational standards on M&E, Regular monitoring and review meetings with the project team, capacity building of program staff, coordinating and providing technical support in designing program evaluations and surveys. Focal person for sharing projects data with HQ for annual & quarter reports & business plans.
Coordinate and facilitate program learning events in Country Office including program reviews, external, internal program evaluations & research studies. Technical review of proposals & draft TORs for hiring of consultant for Endline, baseline and research studies
Facilitate and lead on documentation and reporting of assessments, program data, lessons learnt and best practices for internal and external sharing. Contribute to case studies, successful experiences, learning and good practices evaluations and documentations,
Liaises with relevant stakeholders including beneficiaries, program implementation partner, government departments, MFIs, parliamentarian, media and others for collection of information. Participate in field visits and report accordingly.
Lead and design Post Distribution Monitoring Surveys in the project implementation area. Drafting questioner, collecting, and analyzing data using Kobo Collect, ODK and survey123. Building staff capacities on survey tools & Kobocollect.
Supervised development and management of electronic database (MIS) for the Country Office. Capacity building of staff on managing data in MIS.
Being part of country ERT responsible for leading M&E component during emergencies.
SAFEGUARDING & Complaint Feedback Mechanism
Lead & supervise country complaint feedback mechanism and ensure it is fully functional and all complaints are properly launched and resolved; Design and update CFM tools; Ensure all country office and field office staff is properly oriented on complaint feedback mechanism.
Receive and respond to complainants/survivors and ensuring that no further harm is done; Contributing to the work of Safeguarding Committees in embedding safeguarding in the working culture; Undertaking safeguarding investigations as required; train internal & partner staff on safeguarding.
I was responsible for supporting all M&E initiatives i.e., routine monitoring, data collection, designing and updating M&E tools (logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals). Contributed in staff capacity building on monitoring & evaluation tools & SOPs. I supported and participated in project/program evaluations, lesson learnt workshops shared good practices with internal and external stakeholders. Responsible to conducted debrief session with project team and develop an agreed action plan, follow up of agreed action plans, develop and update APT (Action Plan Tracker) accordingly.
Led and designed Post Distribution Monitoring Surveys including designing & updating existing tools in the project implementation areas. Capacity building of staff on Kobocollect and designed survey tools.
Drafted SOPs for country complaint feedback mechanism and ensured CFM is functional in the field. Build staff capacities on complaint feedback mechanism via arranging trainings.
Activity planning and implementation
Responsible to assesses training needs of teachers, partners and develop training schedules. Evaluated events & trainings, provided updates of lessons learned and best practices to CO & relevant stakeholders. Led & organized training workshops, special events, play days and sports tournaments with support of partners and organizers. Managed the logistical arrangements for training workshops and events. Responsible to submits financial reports related to activity implementation.
Responsible to assess needs for facility repairs and upgrades in schools and the communities, facilitated the authorized work and ensures that overall work has been completed in accordance with the approved standards. Handled & led equipment management and distribution in the assigned schools and community.
Responsible to handles advance payments and managed cash money used for the activity implementation. Follows up on how partners are spending budget received for project implementation in the location and responsible to verify the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts.
Monitoring and reporting
Responsible to conduct regular field visits to follow up and provide support as needed by field staff. Participated in workshops/training and ensured accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to head Office. Responsible to provides narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Establish and maintain partnerships
Responsible to Identify community needs. Representation of organization at relevant forums and had regular consultations with local partners, stakeholders, and key beneficiaries in the assigned community. Engaged with district and sector authorities school management committees, parent-teacher associations and other mechanisms designed to support quality education at the school level,
Supervision and guidance
I have supervised 15 staff members at field level. Responsible to conducts performance assessment of staff and recommended Teachers, Coach Trainers and Coaches for certification.
Responsible to develop and implement ideas for vocational programs specifically to women and adolescent girls under women protection & empowerment program. Carried awareness raising sessions and outreach activities to inform women and girls about services. Led & designed vocational skills activities, drafted manuals & curriculum of different skills. Designed systems to monitor stock, orders and materials needed for vocational skills activities. Ensured all vocational skill trainings are implemented in a safe environment as dictated by women and adolescent girls.
Participated in documenting lessons learned and best practices., developing and implementing baseline and Endline surveys to assess the impact of the vocational training program. Developed M&E & Evaluations tools, pre- and post- tests to monitor training effectiveness
Responsible of Monitoring and quality control of all vocational skills trainings (Kitchen gardening, Food preservation, food processing, livestock, SME etc). Identified market opportunities and impediments for supply chain development. Developed market females’ linkages with markets after successful completion of vocational trainings. Monitor and supervise the skilled trainers while implementing the vocational courses.
Responsible to Develop work plan, budget plan and effective monitoring tools for all activities. Led and designed capacity building trainings of relevant stakeholders (teachers, government officials and community leaders).
Responsible to monitor and supervise all activities conducted by field staff. Developed modules on Health & Hygiene and carry out school assessments within field areas to assess the issues pertaining to hygiene. Responsible to conduct field monitoring visits to monitor and observe WASH facilities at schools.
Led and designed trainings for building teachers’ capacities on play-based learning methodologies and support provided to teachers in development of school improvement plan.
Provided support and guidance to teachers in classroom management, quality delivery of lesson, teaching plans and its execution.
Responsible to handle complaint response mechanism in the field (Receiving, recording, acknowledging and feedback). Carried out field visits when required for different monitoring tasks and reported the findings to the management. Supported in monitoring and evaluation of HAP / SPHERE application. Assisted and contributed to the design and implementation of baseline & end line surveys, evaluations of projects and operational research.
Responsible for managing data & data analysis while using SPSS & Excel. Provided direct support in research and generate reports of research for donor as per program requirements and as required by the M&E unit and the program teams.
Facilitated regular field level meetings, gather opinions on future developments and performance. Executed the vital process of the monitoring and evaluation necessary to determine information needs of the project management, implementing partners and funding agencies.
Participated in desk review and developed Monitoring and Evaluation plan for the under-consideration schemes. Regular field monitoring & feedback to the project and technical staff, collect data from field and generate analytical reports.