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Zahid Nasim Khattak

Personal Information:
Date of Birth: September 12,1963
Gender: Male
Present Address; House No. 2, Habibi Street, Main Boulevard, Banigala, Islamabad - 44000 ICT, Pakistan
Permanent Address: Nasim Building, No. 1, School Road, Kohat City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Contact No: (Res +92-51-873 64 81) (Cell +92-345-543 86 89)
E-mail Address: zahidnasimkhattak@hotmail.com
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Professional Work Experience Summary (29 years with national and international organizations)

Director Operations
(July 2013 to Date)
Logistics Solutions, Islamabad, Pakistan

Provincial Manager (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Federally Administered Tribal Areas) (June 2007 to June 2013)
Manager HLP. United Nations-Habitat, Islamabad, Pakistan

Technical Advisor (December 2006 to May 2007)


Resource Monitoring Development Group, Islamabad, Pakistan

National Project Manager (November 2005 to November 2006)


United Nations Development Programme, Mansehra, Pakistan

Executive Director (June 2004 to November 2005)


Development Consultants International, Islamabad, Pakistan

Senior Research Analyst (July 2002 to May 2004)


United Nations Development Programme, Islamabad, Pakistan

Director Operations (January 2002 to June 2002)


IBEX Youth Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan

Project Officer (January 2001 to December 2001)


United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP),
Bangkok, Thailand

Programme Officer (Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Research) (March 2000 to December 2000)
Punjab Rural Support Programme, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Project Monitoring Specialist (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Islamabad Capital Territory) (December 1998 to March 2000)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Peshawar, Pakistan

Branch Manager (January 1992 to November 1998)


Minerva Trading Corporation, Islamabad, Pakistan

Project Manager (November 1988 to December 1991)


Tabani Corporation (Pvt) Limited, Islamabad, Pakistan

Research Fellow (May 1987 to March 1988)


National Institute of Health, Islamabad, Pakistan

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Summary of Competencies

I am a social activist and Humanitarian/Development practitioner and my career objective is to contribute towards social and human development
based on my academic excellence and well-grounded in my 29 years national as well as international practical experience; less in corporate and more
in the development sector. My experience travails from working in sectors of operations, social protection & coordination, resource
mobilisation, gender equality, youth and women development and sustainable livelihoods. I have remained in senior management positions,
specifically project management including Monitoring-Evaluation-Accountability-Learning (MEAL). My work has been both in rural and urban
development realms. My special expertise is also working for humanitarian assistance and has been intensely involved in relief and disaster
management.

Another core area of my interest and expertise is close partnership and coordination with the donors and government systems for strategic planning,
resource mobilization and sustainable development. Having exposed to international and multicultural work environment including United Nations
Organizations UNFPA, UNDP, UN-Habitat, UNESCAP and International donors like UN, CIDA, USAID, DFID, JICA, gave me extensive opportunities
to learn international best practices which can be used to overcome various challenges faced by the social and development sector ensuring the
sustainability.

I have been working both in humanitarian as well as development sector for 19 years. During my work with UN-Habitat, I have been involved with the
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in digitising land records, a huge new milestone for the province and country has been achieved. The work that
we started is now helping the Provincial Government in digitising land records and providing one window fast track land entitlement processing and
delivery. I have had specialised training in Monitoring and Evaluation, Logistics Management, Gender, Global Protection and Transparancy in Land
Administration.

I have worked with the UNDP (November, 2005 to November, 2006) as National Project Manager and have been involved in humanitarian assistance
for earthquake affected districts of Mansehra, Battagram, Abbottabad and Kohistan. While I worked for UN-Habitat
(June 2007 to December 2009) we supported more than 14,000 families in earthquake and flood-affected areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)
and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In AJK and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, we provided support to the government to provide alternate safer land by properly
carrying land mutation and handing over land titles. Based on this, the affected people were provided resources by Earthquake Reconstruction and
Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) to rebuild their houses under newly entitled lands. After floods of 2010, I was Provincial Manager for Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa within UN-Habitat and provided support to 2,000 flood affected families in the districts of Nowshera, Charsadda, Lower Dir and Upper
Dir. The support was provided for rehabilitation of affected people by giving them immediate relief as well as One room permanent
shelters/latrines/wash facilities.

The programme and project cycle management has been an integral part of my professional work. I have used programme/ project planning
techniques to prepare concepts and programme/ project designs. My experience of working with skills and tools of M&E have helped me to
place sensitive programmes such as land management on track and difficult to measure progress on emergencies effectively implemented.
I have also used my tested knowledge, skills and tools to undertake impact surveys on my own or supervise these in security sensitive and
disaster/ flood affected areas with equal success. I am a trained gender expert with specilisation in gender marking of
projects/programmes, I remained Gender Focal Point for UN-Habitat for three years. I was active member of Inter-Agency Gender and
Development Group (INGAD). During my tenure with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), as Project Monitoring Specialist (then
NWFP now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) for National Programme for Family Planning & Primary Health Care, I ensured effective and
efficient service delivery at all levels to benefit women/girl children. I have worked as Senior Research Analyst with UNDP (2002-2004),
under Women Political Participation Project (W3P) I supervised numerous training sessions in which the elected women councilors (under
LGO 2001) were mentored and nurtured enabling them to perform their duties effectively.

As Programme Manager (Housing, Land and Property Rights), I convinced the Steering Committee to redfine Landless criteria as it was creating
distrust among the potential beneficiaries, after completion of the Pilot, I shared our findings and recommendations with the Steering Committee. This
resulted in amending the strategy which eventually benefitted more than 14,000 landless families.

Secondly, as Project Monitoring Specialist with UNFPA, I provided analytical, strategic policy and technical advice to the Provincial Government,
which resulted in improvement of service delivery.

While advocating land record computerization and digitization I met Senior Members Board of Revenue of Punjab and KPK and proved to them the
dire need of such inervention for removal of difficulty for the general public involved in land transactions. Although Government of Punjab adopted the
idea through different model, but Government of KPK gave UN-Habitat the chance to practically pilot the idea in two districts namely Charssada and
Nowshera, after its success the same model has been adopted in all the districts of KPK.

As Co-Chair of Provincial KPK Housing Cluster I succeeded in convening meetings with all the stakeholders on regular basis which has been
appreciated by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority of KPK and declared this cluster as the most successful and effective among all the
rovincial Clusters.

I have the networking skills with the executive and political side of government in opening policy influencing doors to these corridors of power. During
my tenure as Programme Manager (ERRAs Programme for Landless People in earthquake affeced areas of AJK and KPK) I realised that the land
management documentation system is quite complicated and its impossible for a layman to understand the terminologies and procedures applied in
this system. I personally initiated a campaign among the stakeholders to recognise this fact and devise land tools for general public. As Manager

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(HLP) UN-Habitat our team of property rights comprising of legal experts, former Senior Members Board of Revenue, Senior Revenue Officers and
members of civil society, we developed two tools namely, Land and Property Rights and Glossary of Terms used in revenue record system in English
and Urdu. These tools were widely disseminated among all the stakeholders for further distribution. Mention the land manual and the difficult process
of consultation.

In 2014, as Land Tenure Researcher/Consultant, United Nations Habitat / Global Land Tools Network (GLTN) , Nairobi, Kenya, I p roduced a research
study on Land Governance in Pakistan (Pakistan Country Report on Scoping Land Tenure and Land).

As Provincial Manager (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Federally Administered Tribal Areas), Pakistan Settlements Flood Recovery Programme
(PSFRP), funded by Government of Japan and Korea Inrernational Cooperation Agency (KOICA), I was responsible for overall project management
and implementation of the Programme, independently with minimal supervision. I lead a team of around 60 staff members including expats and
nationals. This intervention included components of Shelter, WASH, Infra-structure, Social Moblization, Behavoural Change, Community Organziations
etc, in the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. I carried out operational management of projects,
ensuring outputs according to the project document, and procedures in the Project Cycle Operations Manual and SOPs. Our team successfully
completed PSFRP, under which 2,000 one room permanent shelters, around 1,900 latrines and a number of Community Infrastructures (including
WASH, Infra-structure, Micro Hydel Power Plants and Suspension Bridges) were completed in Districts of Charsadda, Nowshera, Upper Dir and Lower
Dir in KPK for Extremely Vulnerable families including women headed and child headed households. During the project, 29 flood affected primary
schools were rehabilitated in District Nowshera (under UNHCR funding).

As Programme Manager (ERRA'S Programme for Virtually Landless People of the Earthquake affected areas of KPK and AJK), I
independently managed the Programme in all aspects of project management, coordination and monitoring. I lead a team of 100 staff members and
the team successfully completed a very complex interventio in the history of Pakistan. Under this Programme n amount of USD 10.8 Million was
distributed among more than 14,400 families to get access to safer land to built safer houses, out of the total co-owners 45% were women including
children.

As National Project Manager (Emergency Shelter Programme/ Earthquake affected areas of KPK), UNDP, Mansehra. KPK,
Pakistan, I was responsible for overall project management and implementation of the Programme, independently with minimal supervision. I lead a
team of around 26 national staff members.I constantly and regularly oversaw the process of community mobilization carried out by the Social
Organizers to ensure the targeting of Non Food Items (NFIs) to the most vulnerable and needy sections of the community and supervised the entire
project team for discharge of their respective responsibilities and following up on the deadlines and work plans. The team succeeded in benefitting
21,000 families in earthquake affected areas of Districts Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram and Kohistan, as more than 21,000 shelters were built for
the extremely vulnerable families including women/child headed households, in 8 months.
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Professional Work Experience (Key responsibilities and achievements)

Organization Logistics Solutions


Designation Director Operations
Location 2, Habibi Street, Main Boulevard, Banigala, Islamabad.
Tenure July 1, 2013 till date

Managing all operations, involving taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets; recruiting and managing
staff, including performance monitoring, mentoring and training.
Planning design and implementing appropriate logistics systems including warehousing and in-country transport capacity.
Participating in programme planning, and advise on logistics considerations.
Ensuring funds availability for in-country warehousing, movement and distribution.
Ensuring appropriate processes and systems are in place to ensure efficiency of the logistics operations.
Ensuring appropriate planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of logistics operations.
Coordinating with clients as might be required
Fleet management.
Spearheading all aspects of logistical management, including documentation, tracking, facility management, maintenance,
and
overall operational logistics while achieving recognition for top-flight performance.
Overseeing millions of dollars worth of equipment while driving maximum attention to quality control and maintaining a record
of incident-free operations.
Scrutinizing operating policies and procedures and recommending strategic process improvements, in accordance with
organizational regulations, to drive maximum efficiency and productivity while measurably reducing costs.
Developing and establishing operating policies and procedures, in accordance with organizational regulations, to drive
maximum efficiency and productivity while cutting costs.
Communicating effectively with vendors, engineers, and senior management while effectively building and leading high
performance work teams.

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Raising logistics bottlenecks to supervisors for prioritisation.
Ensuring regular and timely logistics monitoring information, stock levels and distribution status to programmes and logistics
focal points.

Consultancies conducted:
1. PAIMAN Alumni Trust Islamabad as Honorary Director
Supported the Chairman and Executive Director in the overall project management and implementation of the Programme.
Member of Board of Directors
Ensured that the organizational structure, operational policies and processes have been effectively delivering according to
the strategic objectives set by the Board.
Ensured effective monitoring and evaluation of programmes and performance to report its impact to the Board.
2. United Nations Habitat / Global Land Tools Network (GLTN) as Land Tenure Researcher/Consultant ,
Nairobi,
Kenya
Consultancy: Pakistan Country Report on Scoping Land Tenure and Land (funded by GLTN/UN-Habitat).
Produced a Research study on Land Governance in Pakistan (Pakistan Country Report on Scoping Land Tenure and Land).

3. Development Solutions and Innovations (DSI) Limited as Land Governance Expert, Islamabad, Pakistan
Consultancy: Local Land Governance in Pakistan (Funded by Swiss Development Cooperation).
Submitted summary on realistic key entry points supporting local state and peace building along the pillars of peace and
stability in the present context of FATA and KPK; and feasible entry points for Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC)
in
the sector of Local Land Governance in Pakistan.
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Organization: United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat)


Designation Provincial Manager (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Federally Administered Tribal Areas), Project Manager and
Manager Land & Property Rights (HLP),
Location Level 5, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure From June 2007 To June 2013

1. As Manager Housing, Land & Property Rights (HLP)

Overall project management and implementation of the Programme in the target areas.
Liaison with the Provincial Government counterparts.
Convened meetings of Land Management Committee of UN-Habitat Pakistan to discuss land matters and to share progress of
land programmes of UN-Habitat Pakistan.
Supervised HLP training intervention for different stakeholders. Organized learning experience workshops to evaluate HLP training
sessions.
Designed with the technical assistance of IT Unit the Digitization of Land Revenue Record (DLRR) through Service Delivery
Centres (SDC) of UN-Habitat in KPK.
Planned large scale capacity building and training to be able to implement good land policies through pro poor land tools.
Researched, developed tools and identified best practices on the implementation of equal rights to land, housing and property
rights, particularly for women, including inheritance and marital property rights and elements of urban upgrading related to
regularization, land use, a range of pro-poor flexible tenure types and affordable land management options.
Disseminated tools, best policies and practices and incorporated them in UN-Habitats advocacy works.
Conducted 35 training sessions on HLP training manual (pro-poor tools), under which 1,317 participants were trained out of which
76% (1,002) were female lawyers.

1. Member of Monitoring and Evaluation Team


2. Member of National Protection Cluster
3. Member of Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) of National Protection Cluster
4. Chairperson of Housing, Land & Property Rights (HLP) Task Force of National Protection Cluster
5. Regional Land Administration Expert for South Asia (UN-Habitat/Global Land Tools Network).(3 Years)
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2. As Provincial Manager (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Federally Administered Tribal Areas), Pakistan Settlements Flood
Recovery Programme (PSFRP), funded by Government of Japan (Budget US$ 45 Million) and Korea Inrernational

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Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

Overall project management and implementation of the Programme which included components of Shelter, WASH, Infra-structure,
Social Moblization, Behavoural Change, Community Organziations etc, in the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally
Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
Assisted the Country Programme Manager (CPM) and UN-Habitat Technical Team in the selection and recruitment of project
personnel and short term consultants.
Reported to the Country Programme Manager on all administrative, financial and technical matters.
Liaised with the Provincial Government and facilitate UN Habitat in negotiations and entering into agreements with public, private
and citizen organizations.
Carried out operational management of projects, ensuring outputs according to the project document, and procedures in the
Project Cycle Operations Manual and SOPs.
Prepared and revised the project work plans, budgets and financial plans.
Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Team.
Supervised the project operations and the office staff, both in the provincial office as well as at the field/project offices.
Coordinated and supervised project technical personnel and liaised with the Chief Technical Advisor, Team Leaders/specialists etc
at the Country Office for coordination of different programme activities, operations, implementation issues and respective areas of
interest.
Identified and resolved implementation problems.
Regularly Co-chaired with Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) KPK Working Group meetings. Vetted numerous
project proposals of organizations applying for No Objection Certificate (NOC) from PDMA.
Successfully completed PSFRP, under which 2,000 shelters, around 1,900 latrines and a number of Community Infrastructures
(including Micro Hydel Power Plants and Suspension Bridges) were completed in Districts of Charsadda, Nowshera, Upper Dir
and Lower Dir in KPK for Extremely Vulnerable families including women headed and child headed households.
Rehabilitation of 29 flood affected primary schools in District Nowshera, under UNHCR funding.

1. Convener of Land Management Committee of UN-Habitat Pakistan / Protection Cluster


2. Member of National & Provincial (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province) Protection Cluster/Working Group
3. Chairperson of Housing, Land & Property Rights (HLP) Task Force of National & Provincial (KPK) Protection Cluster
4. Co-Chair Provincial Early Recovery Working Group on Housing (KPK).

3. As Programme Manager (ERRA'S Programme for Virtually Landless People of the Earthquake affected areas of
KPK and AJK), funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Department for International
Development (DFID)-UK.

Independently managed the Project in all aspects of project management, coordination and monitoring.
Worked closely with Social Protection ERRA, State and Provincial officials, Land Verification Unit and Grievance Redress
Committee members in (previously NWFP, now KPK) and AJK.
Helped in managing the overall project, applying administrative and technical procedures as required by the Project Steering
Committee.
Implemented all tasks delegated by the Country Office. In this context, coordinated planning, organization, and
implementation of proposed project activities.
Frequently visited areas to liaise with ERRA Social Protection, State/Provincial, District and Tehsil level Officials for effective
implementation.
Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Team. Monitoring the effectiveness of reporting systems for the field staff. Developed and
implemented IT based Monitoring and Evaluation solutions (Land Informattion Management System-LIMS).
In close coordination with the Finance Department reviewed budgets regularly and made subsequent suggestions for
revision of different aspects of the project work plan if needed.
Under this Programme more than 14,400 families benefitted and got access to safer land to built safer houses, out of the
total co-owners 45% were women including children.

Internally Displaced Persons KPK, 2009-10


Liaised with Strategic Services Group and PaRRSA.
Member of CERINA consultative group
Worked on Housing Land and Property Rights (HLP) Advisory Services in conflict areas
Implemented Survey on apprehensions of IDPs and Stayees on Housing, Land and Property Rights (HLP) in conflict areas.

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Member of UN Mission to District Buner and Bajaur Agency.
Conflict resolution among major stakeholders in the conflict areas of KPK and FATA namely Shahukhail (Orakzai Agency)
and Sultanwas (Buner).

1. Member of Committee on Low Cost Housing for Shelterless Population of Punjab, 2010 (Two separate projects)
2. Member of Inter-Agency Gender and Development Group (INGAD) Pakistan (3 Years)
3. Member of Gender Task Force (Previously GENCAP)
4. Gender Focal Point for UN-HABITAT (3 years)
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Organisation
Resource Monitoring Development Group (RMDG)
Designation Technical Advisor funded by Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) , Government of
Pakistan through various international donors
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure Dec-2006 To May-2007

Conducted Training Needs Assessment (TNAs) and submitted the reports on gaps analysis, which forms the basis of under
process guidebook for the members of District Monitoring Committees.
Developed training curriculum for the members and stakeholders of District Monitoring Committees.
Ongoing advisory role on the capacity building intervention of RMDG.
Conducted midterm evaluation
Undertook regular visits to the focused districts to monitor the quality of training imparted by the resource group
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Organisation United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Designation National Project Manager (Emergency Shelter Programme) and National Project Manager
(Community Based Livelihoods Recovery Programme) funded by European Union (Budget Euro
10
Million)
Location Garhi Habibullah, District Mansehra, KPK, Pakistan
Tenure Nov 2005 To Nov-2006

A). As National Project Manager (Community Based Livelihoods Recovery Programme) Garhi Habibullah, Mansehra

Established the project office in the target areas.


Directly supervised the staff in the project office.
Maintained communication with the partners on all matters pertaining to the project.
Oversaw the establishment of monitoring benchmarks for the project outcomes and facilitated a smooth monitoring process for
project site.
Supported and provided technical advice to the staff and partners in tasks related to mobilizing and executing early recovery
interventions under the project.
Created sustained synergies with the Government, other UN agencies and the NGO community working on early recovery.
Oversaw the process of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) identification to ensure the targeting of aid to the most
vulnerable and needy sections of the communities.
Chaired Tehsil Balakot Coordination Hub Meetings to avoid duplication/overlapping of services by different partners in the focus
area.
Attended General Coordination Meetings at Mansehra
Attended District Livelihoods Working Group Meetings
Mobilized District Line Departments in identification of their needs.

B). As National Project Manager (Emergency Shelter Programme), Mansehra. KPK, Pakistan

Maintained close coordination and liaison with all the partners at Mansehra Hub and at Head office level as well.
Chaired the Early Recovery Cluster at Mansehra Hub, before the arrival of Programme Manager.
Closely monitored the benchmarks for the project outcomes and also facilitated the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit in making the

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M&E System more efficient and effective.
Supported the field partners Implementation Partners (IPs) wherever support was needed in lack of their administrative or
operational capacity.
Constantly and regularly oversaw the process of community mobilization carried out by the Social Organizers to ensure the
targeting of Non Food Items (NFIs) to the most vulnerable and needy sections of the community;
Supervised the entire project team for discharge of their respective responsibilities and following up on the deadlines and work
plans;
Established close communication and coordination with District/ Provincial Government officials at all tiers of Local Government
System.
Prepared and documented all the activities/ reports carried out by the Projevt Management Unit (PMU), including Monthly/Mid
Term Progress Report, M&E Mid Term Report, Achievements Report, Need Assessment Survey Report, IPs Performance
Evaluation Report.
More than 21,000 shelters were built for the extremely vulnerable families including women/child headed households, in 8
months..
Head of Area Security Management Team (ASMT) at Mansehra Hub, KPK.

Organisation Development Consultants International / Logistics Solutions (NGO)


Designation Executive Director
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure May-2004 To Nov-2005

Engaged in a consortium with Rural Development Policy Institute (RDPI) involved in social mobilization and strengthening of
Community Citizen Boards (CCBs) in the Punjab and NWFP.
Identiified human resource for various governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Conducted survey on disability for Karakoram Area Development Organization (KADO), Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan, under small grants
programme of The World Bank.
Worked on Institutional Strengthening of District Monitoring Committees, NWFP, for Resource Monitoring Development Group
(RMDG-DSP).
Ran a One Window Project in the rural area of Islamabad, which includes a free community primary school, vocational training
centre for women, computer literacy centre and referral centre for the Persons with Disabilities.
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Organisation United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Designation Senior Research Analyst funded by NORAD (Budget US $ 3 M )
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure Jul-2002 To May-2004

Conducted numerous regular training sessions throughout the country followed by Research & Evaluation Report for each
session.
Conducted a number of inter-active training workshops as Master Trainer for both Research Analysts and Lead Mentors.
Member of Monitoring and Evaluation Team.
Participated in formulation of M&E System.
Involvement in policy making, curriculum and documentary development, training methodology, coordination and evaluation.
Member of Coordinating Team for Conference Secretariat assisting the Third Summit Meeting of Regional Steering Committee of
the First Ladies of Asia-Pacific Region (RSC-AP).
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Organisation IBEX Youth Foundation (IYF) (NGO)
Designation Director (Operations)
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure Jan 2002 To Jun-2002

Supervised all operational activities under different projects/assignments


Member of the Board of Directors
Provided appropriate administrative and programme support to the staff
Carried out all the operational activities of the NGO

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Conducted survey on disability for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in the district of Mansehra, Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa Province..
Project formulation and execution
Training material development
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Organisation United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) , Bangkok
Designation Project Officer / Assistant to Senior Consultant
Location 76, Rajadamnern Nok Ave, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.
Tenure Jan-2001 To Dec-2001

Assisted the Senior Maritime Expert and the Consultant for Transport, Communications, Tourism and Infrastructure Development
Division (TCTIDD).
Assisted theSsecretariat in analysis for developing regional ports as logistics centre taking into account structural changes in
maritime environment and their impact on ports.
Reviewed major functions, facilities, operations and operating body, legal restrictions of integrated logistics centers.
Assisted the secretariat in conducting cases studies of leading ports in development as logistics centers.
Identified the opportunities and challenges for the ports in the ESCAP region.
Assisted the Secretariat in organizing the regional seminar.
Analyzed the findings and the draft study including formulation of guidelines for port development and management strategies to
integrate port systems into the total logistics chain.
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Organisation Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP)
Designation Programme Officer (Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Research)
Location Faisalabad, Pakistan
Tenure Mar-2000 To Dec-2000

Formulated short/long term expansion/implementation and financial plans.


Monitored field activities in rural areas.
Assessed programme strengths and shortcomings.
Verified utilization of programme resources at site.
Documented field observations-monitoring reports.
Assessed programme impact, inclusive of cost benefit analysis
Planned, designed and implemented innovative ideas to improve programme performance.
Collected need based baseline data.
Prepared community, village/union council profiles.
Documented programme achievements and dissemination of results.
Prepared monthly/quarterly/yearly progress reports.
Programme promotion and establishment of linkages with multiple service providers in the public and private sectors.
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Organisation United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Designation Project Monitoring Specialist (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Islamabad Capital Territory)
Location Peshawar, Pakistan
Tenure Dec-1998 To Mar-2000

Liaised and worked closely with Government of Pakistan, National (previously Prime Minister's) Programme for Family Planning &
Primary Health Care, Provincial and District Programme Implementation Units of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Islamabad Capital
Territory (ICT).
Monitored all the activities of the Programme in the target areas.
Reviewed Health Management Information System of the programme.
Regularly submitted district monitoring reports to the Country Office.
Member of the National Monitoring & Evaluation Team.
Provided advisory support on administrative and technical matters to the Governmental counterpart (the Provincial Co-coordinator)
at the Provincial Programme Implementation Unit (PPIU) level.
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the community through all the service outlets.
Member of the Provincial Monitoring Unit of PPIU, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Monitored logistics management at all the tiers of programme implementation.
Examined and analyzed the Health Management Information System (HMIS) and Logistics Management Information System
(LMIS) at all levels to improve the quality of reports.
Submitted detailed evaluation report on completion of each field visit, providing information on the contraceptive projection and
medicines, and their effective distribution among the target beneficiaries; assisting in developing work plans in close co-ordination
with Ministry of Health counterpart representatives.
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Organisation Minerva Trading Corporation (Corporate Sector)
Designation Branch Manager
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure Jan-1992 To Nov-1998

Independently managed the branch office in the region.


Marketing of products of the foreign Principals in the region
Public relations.
Daily feedback to the Head Office. Correspondence with Governmental/ Private Organizations, follow-up of cases.
Main Clients: OGDCL, UNIDO, WAPDA, CDA, KW&SB, PAEC, RDA-WASA, HMC, NLC, Siemens, Family Health Project, Dept.
of Health etc.
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Organisation Tabani Corporation (Pvt) Ltd. (Corporate Sector)
Designation Project Manager
Location Islamabad/Gadoon Amazai , Pakistan
Tenure Nov 1988 To Dec-1991

A). As Project Manager


Established a manufacturing unit of Corrugated Galvanized Iron Sheets at Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate, NWFP
Supervised all the activities of the project from planning, production and marketing of the product
Supervised and monitored construction and commissioning of the Galvanized Iron Sheets Project.
Inventory Control, staff management, administration, co-ordination and policy management.
Documentation of field observations-monitoring reports
Verification of utilization of project resources at site.
Daily feedback to Head Office, and liaison with the regional offices.
Maintenance of record

B). As Assistant Manager (Marketing)


Managed the Oil & Gas sector for the company, including marketing of the products etc
Marketing of oil & gas equipment /machinery/spares for rigs etc.
Marketing of railways related machinery/equipment etc
Protocol assignments and public relations.
Daily feedback to Head Office, and liaison with the regional offices.
Maintenance of record.
Correspondence with Governmental/private organizations especially with the concerned ministries, including follow-up of cases,
and looked after the companys interests, etc.
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Organisation National Institute for Health (NIH), Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
Designation Research Fellow / Cyto-Genetics
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Tenure May 1987 To March 1988

Under the supervision of Principal Scientific Officer conducted a research study on Chromosomal Analysis of Children suffering
from Downs Syndrome in Pakistan.
Supported Cyto-genetics department in conducting tests and research.
Managed independently the Cyto-genetics laboratory for 6 months.

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Daily feedback to the Principal Scientific Officer and maintained liaison with all relevant departments of NIH.
Maintenance of record.
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Projects
Company Pakistan Special
Title Monitoring & Evaluation of Small Grants Projects of The World Bank
Role Monitoring Consultant
Tenure Sep-2004 To Nov-2005

Company Resource Monitoring Development Group-RMDG (for Decentralization Support Programme


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Title Institutional Strengthening of District Monitoring Committees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Role Consultant
Tenure Aug-2004 To Nov 2004
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Education:
Degree Name Course (1999 1999)
Institute University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Majors Monitoring & Evaluation of Projects and Programmes

Degree Name M.Sc (Botany) (Masters Degree), (1985 1988)


Institute University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Majors Human/Plant Genetics, Biometry, Medicinal Plants, Ecology, Plant Physiology
Thesis Chromosomal Analysis of Children suffering from Downs Syndrome in Pakistan

Degree Name B.Sc (Bachelors Degree), (1982 1985)


Institute Edwardes College, Peshawar, Pakistan
Majors Chemistry, Statistics, Botany
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Skills
1. Public Relations - Good at communicating with, understanding, and interacting/working with others from different cultures and
backgrounds. Strong commitment to principles and values espoused by the employing agency. Able to operate fairly
autonomously, while keeping within the parameters of the mission and mandate of the hiring agency; committed to teamwork.
Willing to work outside of normal business hours when necessary; willing and able to travel.
2. Computer - MS Windows, MS EXCEL, Internet, etc
3. Knowledge of International Organizations
4. Knowledge of the UN system and international/regional organizations, and familiarity with key human development
instruments and agreements
5. Inter Personnel Communication - Good interpersonal skills; flexible and adaptable; able to respond quickly and effectively to
changing circumstances, strategic thinking; sound political judgment; very clear and focused approach to prioritize and organize
work, effectively and under pressure.
6. Research Analysis - 2004 Gold Medal, Women Political Participation Project (W3P-UNDP), Pakistan.
7. Monitoring & Evaluation - 1999: Distinction, Training on Monitoring & Evaluation of Projects/Programmes (DCAAP), University
of Philippines, Manila, Philippines. Trained Monitoring & Evaluation expert.
8. Marketing - My ten years experience in marketing field, in the private sector, provided me to learn about the prevailing marketing
methodologies and strategies in the country.
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Projects developed, approved and successfully implemented (in consultation with Experts)

Pakistan Settlements Flood Recovery Programme / (UN-HABITAT) 2011-2012.


Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA), Government of Pakistan Programme for Virtually Landless
families in the 2005 earthquake affected areas (UN-HABITAT) 2008-2010.
Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA), Government of Pakistan Programme for Landless families in the
2005 earthquake affected areas (UN-HABITAT) 2007-2008.
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Working Experience with Donors:

USAID, DFID, The World Bank, JICA, KOICA, Government of Japan, UNHCR, etc.
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Languages:

English (Easily), Urdu (Easily), Pashto (Native-Easily), Punjabi (Easily)


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Publications:
2014 Scoping Land Tenure and Land Governance in Pakistan / Pakistan Country Report for GLTN (Kenya)/UN-Habitat.
2014: Local Land Governance in Pakistan for Swiss Development Cooperation
2004-05: Survey Report on Disability in Hunza Valley for Karakoram Area Development Organization
2003-04: Survey Report on Disability in Mansehra District for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
2001: Second Annual Progress Report, Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP) Faisalabad, Pakistan
1987-88: Chromosomal Analysis of children suffering from Downs Syndrome in Pakistan, Department of Botany, University of
Peshawar at National Institute of Health, Islamabad, Pakistan .
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Professional Qualification:

2010 Transparency in Land Administration (TLA), by Global Land Tools Network (GLTN), UN-Habitat, Jogjakarta, Indonesia.
2009: Training of Trainers on Gender, UNRC, Islamabad
2008 Training on Global Protection Cluster, UNHCR, Geneva, Switzerland.
2005 United Nations Advanced Security Training, UNDSS, Islamabad, Pakistan. (Repeated again in 2007-13).
2002 Training of Trainers for Research Analysts for Mentoring & Nurturing Women Councilors W3P-UNDP & Ministry of Women
Development), Islamabad
1999 Training on Monitoring & Evaluation of Projects/Programmes (DCAAP)/UNFPA, University of Philippines, Manila,
Philippines.
1998 Training on Logistics Management (UNFPA & Ministry of Population Welfare, Govt. of Pakistan), Saidu, Swat-Pakistan
1988 On job training on Modern Marketing Techniques (Tabani Corporation) Karachi, Pakistan
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Major Workshops/Conferences Attended/Organized
2013: Showcasing of Modernization of Land record System in Pakistan, UN-Habitat and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
2011 Disaster Management Exhibition, UNDP and National Disaster Management Authority, Government of Pakistan.
2010: Expert Group Meeting on Transparency in Land Administration, UN-Habitat/GLTN (Nairobi) and ICT (Netherlands) at
Jogyakarta, Indonesia
2010: ONE UN Gender Equality, UNIFEM, Islamabad, Pakistan
2004: Member of Coordinating Team for Conference Secretariat assisting the Third Summit Meeting of Regional Steering
Committee of the First Ladies of Asia- Pacific Region (RSC-AP), UNDP, Islamabad, Pakistan
2009: Pakistan Humanitarian Response Plan (PHRP) 2010, Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP), UN OCHA, Islamabad
2009: National Dialogue of Stakeholders on Gender and Health Programme, Ministry of Health, Govt of Pakistan and World
Helath Organization (WHO), Islamabad, Pakistan
2007: Democracy and Media, ALVA Consortium, USA, Embassy of USA, Islamabad, Pakistan

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2005: Good Governance, ALVA Consortium-USA, Embassy of USA, Islamabad, Pakistan
2005: National Consultation on NPA to implement National Policy for Persons with Disabilities (Ministry of Social Welfare &
Special Education, Government of Pakistan).
1987 National Conference on Issues in Education, Peshawar University Teachers Association, Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Distinctions:
2012: Pakistan Settlements Flood Recovery Programme / UN-Habitat.
2010: Certificate of Appreciation, ERRAs Programme for Virtually Landless People, UN-Habitat and ERRA, Government of
Pakistan.
2009 Certificate of Appreciation, ERRAs Programme for Virtually Landless People, UN-Habitat and ERRA, Government of
Pakistan.
2004: Gold Medal, Women's Political Participation Project / UNDP and Government of Pakistan.
1999: Distinction - Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and Programmes/ UNFPA. University of Philippines, Manila.
Philippines.
1985-86: Kohat Division Academics Scholarship, University of Peshawar
1985-86: Kohat District Academics Scholarship, University of Peshawar
1984-85: Kohat District Academics Scholarship, Edwardes Colllege, Peshawar
1984-85: College Colours in Academics, Edwardes College, Peshawar.
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Associations

1985.89 President, Khyber Youth Organization, Kohat/Peshawar/Islamabad


1985.88 President, Khyber Botanical Society, University of Peshawar.
1983-85 Member of English Literature Society, Edwardes College, Peshawar
1983-85 Member of Event Management Committee, Edwardes College, Peshawar
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References:

Mr. Shahrukh Paracha, Senior Manager Administration, UN-Habitat, Level 5, Serena Business Complex, Shahrah-e-Suharwardy,
Islamabad. E-mail: shahrukhpracha@unhabitat.org.pk Phone: +92 301 532 43 32. Relationship - Supervisor
Mr. Sarmad Khan, Head of Programmes, WATERAID-UK, Fazal-ul-Haq Road, Blue Area, Islamabad.
E-mail: Sarmadkhan@wateraid.org, Phone: +92 300 050 29 02. Relationship Colleague at UN-Habitat
Mr. Muhammad Asim Bhatti, HR Manager, World Food Programme, Street No. 4, Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad.
E.mail: masimbhatti@gmail.com Phone: +92-300-5129232. Previously HR Manager at UN-Habitat.
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For ready reference, please visit following links:

http://www.unhabitat.org.pk/Showcasing%20Modern%20land%20administration%20system.html
http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content &task=view&id=231647&Itemid=2
http://complex.pakresponse.info/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=LVFMLNM7rUY%3D&tabid=97&mid=611
https://sites.google.com/site/shelterpak2010/contact
http://www.kadohunza.org/sharma/report/disability_Survey.pdf
http://water.unhabitat.org.pk/Stuff/Report%20of%20World%20Water%20Day%20UN-Habitat%20Pakistan%202012.pdf
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