Expertise: Disaster Management, Poverty, Conflict, Development
Professional/ Work Experience: United Nations
Programme Officer for Joint Programme of One UN (Disaster Risk Management)
March 2009- Present
Provide advice on implementation modalities, integration of the cross-cutting issues and establishment of common procedures among Joint Programmes
Ensures preparation and implementation of the monitoring of JP Component
Facilitation in the implementation of the respective Joint Programme
Support the UN Participating Agencies in the respective Joint Programme to implement the Joint Programme Component monitoring and evaluation plans
Ensures effective Support in building relations with UN agencies and donors
Under the specific direction of the Co-Chairs, maintain contacts and exchange information with other JPs through their respective Co-Chairs, with the Office of the Resident Coordinator staff (especially in Monitoring and Evaluation , budget information system and donor reporting), with senior UN agency staff, with Government officers, and with donor agency personnel.
Facilitate effective coherence and coordination among the Participating UN Agencies and with other stakeholders
Facilitate technical level communications
Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management
Support and facilitate contacts with the UN Provincial Coordination Teams to assist in the implementation of Joint Programme activities in the respective Provinces.
Akhtar Hammed Khan Resource Centre
Research Consultant, Dec – Jan, 2009
Assignment: Report Compilation ‘Traffic Issues of Rawalpindi district’
Consultant, Nov 2008
Assignment: Translation of Training Manual for a project funded by Care International
Manchester City Council, MiCARE Project, England
Coordination and Training Administrator, April - September 2008
Managed the training schedule using SAP Training and Events
Provided administration of training nominations and allocation to courses
Provided administration of resources to support the MiCARE Training Programme
Administered the training results feedback process, the training facility, including liaising with suppliers, building security and maintenance
Provided support to the MiCARE Training Team
Provided coordination support to Departments and Staff
United Nations Development Programme, Pakistan (UNDP)
Communication and Coordination Officer as UNV, May 2007- September 2007
Assistance in the implementation of UNDP recovery programmes
Assisted the publication of ERRA UN Early Recovery Progress Reports
Regular coordination with the Government of Pakistan specially Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (ERRA)
Coordination among United Nation’s field offices and UN country office
Coordination, meeting arrangements and report writing of Early Recovery Working Group, ERRA Support Group and Inter Agency Standing Committee’s Country Team
Active support and input for UN Flash Appeal for Floods and Cyclones
Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan (CRCP) Research Associate Feb 2006- April 2007
Prepared e-newsletters on Environment for a project of UNDP/GEF
Produced an Evaluation Report on Ombudsman Punjab’s Online System
Organization’s communication strategies including e-groups and website
Prepared draft for Guidelines for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Prime Minister’s Program on Water on behalf of National Institute of Health (NIH)
Zodiac Trading Company (Pvt) Ltd. Director 2000 – 2006,
Conducted Research on Business potentials of Chemical and Perfume Industry in Pakistan
Management, correspondence, and over all administration of the company
Updated and modernized the company’s record keeping and data management
Affiliation: Memberships / Engagements:
Founding president of Peace Revival Association of Youth (PRAY).
“Messenger of Manifesto 2000” UNESCO for their Culture of Peace Campaign.
Resource Person for United Nations of Youth Foundation (UNOY)
Resource person and Virtual Desk for The Hague Appeal for Peace.
Member of Young General Assembly United States of America, The Coexistence Initiative, North America, eSpots.org Islamabad Pakistan, UNESCO IYCP Geneva Switzerland, OneWorld.org, Jakarta Global Peace Movement, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu Nepal, and Abolition 2000.
Won over 100 prizes in debates, declamations, quizzes and poetry during academic life.
GDN Subject Interests: Rural Infrastructure | Climate Change | Early Child Development | Education Reform and Management | Girls' Education | Training and Distance Learning | Impact Evaluation | Monitoring and Analysis | Poverty Reduction | Gender and Human Development | Gender and Social Development | Gender, Governance and Law | Gender, Poverty and Economic Policy | Disease Control and Prevention | Poverty and Health | Public Health | Administrative and Civil Service Reform | Human Rights | Intergovernmental Organizations | Participatory Planning | Policy Process | Peace & Peacekeeping | Post Conflict Reconstruction | Judicial and Legal Reform | Debt Relief and HIPC | Growth, Investment and Savings | Taxation and Subsidies | Child Labour | Social Protections & Assistance | Financial Crisis Management | Microfinance | Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) | Privatisation and Enterprise Reform | Upgrading Urban Communities | Slum Prevention | Water and Sanitation | Hydropower | Rural and Renewable Energy | E-commerce | Mass Media & Broadcasting | Research Dissemination
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