MBA with BCS (Hons) degree, having significant experience in project and portfolio management, monitoring and evaluation, financial and technical evaluation, also possess in-depth knowledge of RFP development and evaluation, project feasibility, design, and execution.
Highly accomplished in supervising multiple projects and operations. with vast experience of monitoring, managing and supervising multi-disciplinary projects and portfolios.
A methodical professional with innate ability for building collaborative relationships among internal and external stakeholders, expertise across multiple asset classes and demonstrated commitment to excellence.
Contributing directly in the implementation of key strategic and policy decisions covering business and operational matters including monitoring and evaluation, project feasibility and design RFP development and areas of similar nature.
Leading the monitoring department, which is responsible for managing technical and HRD related funded projects, having total portfolio of billions of rupees. The department is monitoring dozens of cross disciplinary projects, ranging from artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented and virtual reality to internship programs, online training programs and scholarship programs.
Rendered keen eye for details to review and monitor the multi-billion-rupee portfolio by making more robust internal control mechanisms, improved reporting, developing monitoring tools, ensuring contract compliance and training and development of the team.
Designed country’s largest online training program www.DigiSkills.pk and successfully implemented it.
Ensuring that 3rd party Audits of all projects are done while facilitating Government auditors, NAB and other agencies to ensure transparency and compliance.
Since starting the current rule, disbursed the maximum amount of payments in Fund’s history while ensuring that not a single audit observation was raised by Government Auditors (AGPR).
Introduced AI based analytics to monitor a large-scale training project.
Represented the company in national and international forums including Senate committees, Task Force and Conferences.
Integral part of due diligence activities for monitoring projects and portfolios; controlled financial and technical risks, also coordinated with internal and external stakeholders to mitigate legal, financial and technical risks inherent in the Projects
Worked as a project manager of multiple technical and HRD projects and was responsible for technical and financial monitoring, ensuring contract compliance, recommending payments, conducting on-site monitoring visits, preparing monitoring reports, reviewing technical deliverables, analyzing financial reports, facilitating 3rd party audits and management reporting and presentations.
Managed highest number of projects within the department while ensuring high success rate.
Worked as portfolio monitor/manager of dozens of projects ranging from technical fields like AR/VR, Robotics, Health Tech, Ed-Tech, Telecommunications and Cyber Security to Internship Programs, Training Programs and Scholarship Programs.
Exercised hands-on approach and effective controls to develop and implement analytical tools such as preparing financial models and financial forecasts for managing and analyzing specific companies, clients, and projects.
Reviewed and evaluated technical proposals from monitoring and technical perspective.
Was given the responsibility to start and run the Project Management Office, which overlooked all major projects of the company. The PMO was capable of monitoring and mentoring Project Management needs of the company which had more than 1,000 employees across the country.
company’s first formal project execution methodology document and conducted training sessions to help in and ensuring its implementation.
Participated in company’s strategic and budgetary planning processes; prepares, provided recommendations on policies and goals; and implemented new/revised programs according to established project management guidelines.
Successfully ensured compliance with CISCO and Microsoft silver and gold partnership guidelines.
Lead and coordinated project update meetings, and documented project status and issues.
Provided the necessary support to the Business Operations to evaluate, prioritize and determine the effectiveness of information technology initiatives.
Headed the credit department of a NASDAQ listed company, En Pointed Technologies, in its back office run by Ovex Technologies in Pakistan. Was responsible for conducting credit and financial analysis of potential and current customers and then recommending credit limits and allowing their purchases on Net Terms.
Prepared company’s first online internal credit application and review system which enabled on field Account Executives to send credit applications and get updates.
Performed credit analysis of potential customers by reviewing financial stalemates, credit rating agency reports, bank references and industry trends.
Reviewing aging trends and managed account limits.
Was responsible for allowing/disallowing all customer orders of above $750.
Sent weekly and daily reports to CFO.
Worked as a credit analyst and risk reviewer and handled customer account creation and maintenance in SAP.
Perrformed credit analysis of potential customers by reviewing financial stalemates, credit rating agency reports, bank references and industry trends.
Reviewing aging trends and managed account limits.