Currently serving as the Project Coordinator for the Child Labour Survey at UNICEF Pakistan, I am entrusted with the strategic oversight of this vital initiative in Islamabad. This role demands close collaboration with prominent stakeholders, including the Labour Welfare Department, ICT Administration Islamabad, Ministry of Interior, Planning Commission of Pakistan, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Punjab Bureau of Statistics, and other vested parties. My central focus is to ensure seamless coordination and the timely culmination of the project. My professional background boasts an array of skills, particularly in Project Management. This encompasses various domains such as Training, Data Collection, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), Data Analysis, Report Writing, and Dynamic Presentations.
I have a successful track record of executing multiple projects in conjunction with esteemed organizations like USAID, UNICEF, WHO, and prominent national-level entities. I have undergone comprehensive PMP certification training through PMI Pakistan Islamabad Chapter and am actively preparing for the upcoming PMP exam. My commitment to professional growth and proficiency is further reflected in my registration for the PMP exam. My experiences have taken me across major cities within Punjab, KPK, and Sindh, enriching my expertise in overseeing and executing diverse community projects. These journeys have granted me a profound appreciation for the intricate interplay of ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, and regional dynamics that shape these regions.
Led project management efforts in close collaboration with the Labor Welfare Department across the Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control phases. Spearheaded the preparation and approval of PC-I by the CDWP under the aegis of the Planning Commission of Pakistan during the planning phase.
Effectively facilitated communication among vital stakeholders, including the Ministry of Interior, Chief Commissioner Office Islamabad, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Punjab Bureau of Statistics, Labor Welfare Department, UNICEF Pakistan, and C4ED. This orchestration ensured continuous knowledge exchange and timely updates on project progress.
Skillfully provided training sessions for users at both Provincial and District levels on IRMNCH-LMIS, ensuring comprehensive understanding and proficient utilization. Developed and customized training curriculum, created compelling presentations, and designed agendas, pre and post-tests, evaluation forms, job aids, practice exercises, attendance sheets, and participants' registration forms. Tailored each of these educational materials meticulously to match the unique requirements of individual training sessions.
Demonstrated effective coordination with District Health Officials, thereby facilitating a seamless project implementation process and fostering collaborative interactions among stakeholders. As a Trainer, employed engaging instructional strategies and adapted content to diverse learning styles. As a Field Manager, adeptly orchestrated logistics, managed resources, and ensured efficient execution of project activities in alignment with established guidelines.
As a proficient Research Associate, I spearheaded the Mid-Term Evaluation of the PYWD (Punjab Youth Workforce Development) Project by USAID. My role encompassed a comprehensive spectrum of tasks, including conducting insightful interviews with beneficiaries, training institutes, implementing partners, and community members. I adeptly managed note-taking during these interviews and efficiently handled transcription duties, ensuring meticulous documentation.
Leveraging my robust skills in data collection and research, I played a pivotal role in the thorough analysis of gathered data, contributing valuable insights instrumental in shaping the evaluation's outcomes. My active engagement in the report writing process further facilitated the synthesis of findings, conclusions, and actionable recommendations.
Established robust liaisons with the Election Commission of Pakistan in District Bahawalnagar to ensure the seamless and timely training of election staff for the 2018 General Election in Pakistan. Through adept coordination and project management skills, I developed strong relationships with Returning Officers (ROs), District Election Commissioner, and other stakeholders at the district level. This collaboration facilitated the meticulous preparation and execution of training activities.
I meticulously orchestrated a range of tasks, including collecting Master Trainers (MTs) and polling staff lists from ROs and DECs, devising comprehensive training plans in tandem with DECs and ROs, and arranging training venues and logistics. My role involved providing clear orientation to MTs, managing workshop logistics, and ensuring the quality of training materials. I maintained an organized record of MTs and training venues, meticulously distributing training kits, and coordinating mock polling kit distribution.
Furthermore, I spearheaded the gathering of daily updates and reports from MTs, ensuring timely submission to relevant reporting channels. My role extended to monitoring training workshops alongside ECP staff and external evaluation firms, efficiently managing the distribution of workshops among MTs, and fostering effective communication and coordination before, during, and after the training sessions. Additionally, I upheld venue cleanliness standards and maintained an updated training database as per UNOPS guidelines. My attention to detail was evident in meticulously tracking attendance sheets, MT evaluations, pre and post-tests, and ensuring the provision of high-quality refreshments during training sessions. My proficiency in liaison, project management, coordination, and attention to detail underscores my impactful role in this endeavor.
Conducted comprehensive training sessions for Health Officials, focusing on the implementation of the Vaccine Logistics Management Information System. Skillfully imparted knowledge to enhance records management and forecasting capabilities for Vaccination and EPI programs across Pakistan. Proficiently incorporated on-the-job training techniques to ensure practical application and skill retention.
As a skilled Trainer and dedicated Quality Control Officer, I played a pivotal role in preparing and refining the data collection teams for the 2017 midline Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA). Leveraging my expertise, I conducted thorough training sessions to equip teams with the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively contribute to the assessment process. This initiative was instrumental in supporting the overarching goals of two significant USAID/Pakistan-funded projects: the Pakistan Reading Project (PRP) and the Sindh Reading Project (SRP). These projects are strategically designed to elevate early grade reading standards in public primary schools across Pakistan, excluding Punjab province. My multifaceted role encompassed ensuring training excellence and maintaining stringent quality control standards, aligning seamlessly with training manuals.
As an accomplished Area Coordinator, I played a pivotal role in overseeing a complex CAPI-based household survey project. My diverse skill set in Project Coordination, Data Collection, and Field Management proved invaluable in orchestrating various aspects of the survey's implementation. I adeptly organized and executed monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring the quality and accuracy of data collection. Collaborating closely with partners, I provided technical assistance and support, contributing to the project's success and alignment with objectives. My role extended to identifying capacity-building needs among project staff, arranging targeted training sessions, and facilitating seamless communication between stakeholders.
Through strategic planning, I ensured the meticulous documentation of ongoing activities and the preparation of comprehensive reports for donors and stakeholders. My proficiency also translated into the establishment and management of a District Technical Committee, facilitating the development of route maps and daily updates for optimized operations. With a keen eye for detail, I maintained an up-to-date database encompassing all district-level activities. Through my proactive approach, I contributed to the creation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly work plans, adhering to project proposals and timelines.
Functioning as both the Zonal Field Manager and Master Trainer, my scope of impact was extensive. I spearheaded the comprehensive training of field staff, equipping them with essential skills in methodology for Post-Polio Campaign Monitoring (PCM), community interview techniques, gender sensitization, and adept usage of Open Data Kit (ODK). My expertise extended to supervising and guiding the field team, ensuring their adeptness in PCM protocols for meticulous monitoring and evaluation. Overseeing operations across 6-9 districts, I orchestrated the entire process, including logistical and financial facets, to facilitate flawless PCM execution.
Central to my role was the skillful management of field data collection, meticulously collecting and documenting reports in both hard and soft formats. I led the seamless submission of these reports to higher management, enabling informed decision-making. My comprehensive skills as a trainer, along with my expertise in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and field data collection management, proved vital in shaping the success of this initiative.
I have made significant contributions to the Land Record Management Information System (LRMIS) Project, overseeing operations across diverse districts, including Sialkot, Narowal, Multan, and Lodhran. In this role, I have maintained direct coordination with the respective District Administrations, ensuring the seamless implementation of the project. Operating under the umbrella of the Land Record Management Authority, I established robust relationships with key stakeholders, such as the Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioners, and Tehsildar. This collaborative effort was instrumental in rectifying land records for the Management Information System (MIS), while simultaneously monitoring the delivery of services. Overseeing a dedicated team of experts, I orchestrated their efforts to ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of the project's execution, all while actively monitoring the quality and efficiency of service delivery throughout the process.
In my role as Markaz Coordinator and MIS Officer within the Universal Primary Education (UPE) Department, I ensured the full participation of teachers in markaz level workshops, collaborating closely with Assistant Education Officers (AEOs) to facilitate training sessions on Basic Literacy and Enrollment. I played a pivotal role in developing work plans for monitoring Basic Literacy and Enrollment activities, conducting joint visits with AEOs to monitor teacher activities, and providing support for community meetings, volunteer identification, Basic Literacy Skills (BLS) implementation, UPE register preparation, enrollment, and reporting during field visits. Collecting and compiling reports from Markaz Coordinators (MCs) further strengthened my role. Moreover, I assisted MCs in conducting broad-based community meetings and provided training on program indicators, showcasing my coordination, training, monitoring, and data management skills, aligned with the Program Indicators.