Dawar Adnan Shams
Development and... @ National Commission for Human Development (NCHD)
- Education & Training
- 14 years 2 months
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- Asia, Pakistan
- Africa , Mali
- 41 Yrs
A development practitioner with 14+ years of implementing experience, both in public and private sectors, in the fields of Organizational Development, Training and Development, Behavioral Change, Human Resources, Youth Development, Volunteer Management, Disaster Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility at Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA), Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC), Poverty Eradication Initiative in Pakistan, and National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) in Pakistan. I have an international experience of providing trainings and humanitarian support in countries such as Hong Kong, Italy, China, Denmark, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Maldives, Thailand and Pakistan. I have strong technical background in program design and implementation, budgeting, training and development, curriculum/module development, monitoring & evaluation, policies and strategies formulation, capacity building of local government authorities, national and international organizations. TECHNICAL SKILLS • Training & Development • Organizational Development • Behavioral Change Communication • Program Management • Project Management • Planning & Development • Disaster Management (Risk Reduction and Response) • Organizational capacity assessment • Youth Development • Volunteer Management • Proposal Development • Coordination & Networking • Research & Development • Corporate Affairs • Administration • Distribution & Logistics • Field Operations • Human Resources • Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting • Procurement • Public Relations • Computer applications
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad, Pakistan
Human Resource Management
Feb 2006 - Oct 2010
MS in Human Resource Management; Major Subjects: Creating an Effective Organization, HRD a Macro Perspective, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Change Management, Decision Making and Job Satisfaction, Strategic Marketing, Strategic Management, Principles of Management, Marketing for Financial Services, Accounting for Business Enterprises.
University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Feb 2002 - May 2004
Major Subjects: Research Methodology, Econometrics, Development Economics, Monetary Economics and Agriculture Economics
University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Feb 1998 - Apr 2000
Geomorphology, Economic Geography, Geography of Pakistan, Political Geography, Quaternary Geology, Statistics, Climatology, Meteorology & Oceanography, GIS and Remote Sensing
Lead Manager - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Water and Power Development Authority Pakistan (WAPDA)
Country-wide special initiatives (SI) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) of WAPDA.
Oct 2015 - Oct 2016 1 year 0 months
•Responsible for country-wide special initiatives (SI) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) of WAPDA. This includes hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff •Designed and managed Six (06) projects covering SI & CSR activities of WAPDA. •Developed strategic and operational plans. This includes supporting project staff to implement community development, youth development, scholarships and sports programs. •Developed social media campaign for promoting the image of WAPDA. •Developed proposals and discussion papers to support WAPDA in determining and meeting its long term goals. •Organized 4 x trainings on CSR for staff. •Developed partnership with federal & provincial Governmental functionaries including Religious setups, education and tourism departments.
Deputy Director Organizational Development
Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC)
Organizational Development, Youth & Volunteering Development, Youth as Agents of Behavioral Change (YABC), Integrated Community Based Risk Reduction (ICBRR) and Disaster Risk Management
May 2007 - Sep 2015 8 year 4 months
•Designed and managed 26 short and long-term projects/programs throughout Pakistan. •Remained responsible for planning, budget management and implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the country wide organizational development, training and capacity building programs. •Coordinated and implemented Bilateral and Multilateral projects in the 20 selected districts of Pakistan with the support of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Partners. •Coordinated and work in partnerships with International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Partner National RCRC Societies, UN agencies, Government and other organizations. •Monitored the progress of program activities through regular field visits, chaired regular meetings and managed field teams. •Designed and managed PRC capacity building program for governance, management, staff and volunteers. •Developed training manuals, curriculum and material in consultation with relevant programs focusing on leadership development, project management, organizational development, branch development, youth development, behavioral change, international humanitarian law and volunteerism. •Implemented Behavioral Change Communication program in Pakistan. • Conducted 10 Behavioral Change training in Hong Kong, Italy, China, Bangladesh, Maldives, Denmark and Pakistan. Trained more than 10,000 learners on behavioral change. •Conducted training and workshops on leadership development, project management, organizational and branch development, youth development and volunteer management for more than 13,000 staff and volunteers since 2007. •Conducted 23 youth camps at provincial, national and international levels. •Carried out evaluation of training and submitted training reports to PRC management and Donors. •Organized exchange programs with different countries for leadership and Institutional capacity development. •Facilitated Organizational Capacity Assessment and Certification (OCAC) process in PRC. •Facilitated the development of Strategy 2015 for PRC in consultation with other programs. •Formulated PRC Organizational Development policy in 2013. •Formulated PRC Youth and Volunteering Policy, Strategies, Code of Conduct and Manual of Instructions in 2010 and revised it in 2014 based on the recommendations/ feedback of the implementation team. •Designed and maintained a national level database of trained staff and volunteers across the country. •Participated in development and review of South Asia Youth Network (SAYN) TORs and Guidelines. Remained part of IFRC Asia Pacific Youth Network (APYN) from 2009 to 2014. Major Achievements: 1. Recipient of Two IFRC Global Youth on the Move Awards in 2015 and 2013, received during IFRC General Assembly Meetings held in Switzerland and Australia, respectively. 2. Recipient of Two Global Volunteering Development Awards in 2015 and 2011, received during IFRC General Assembly Meetings held in Switzerland.
Assistant Director Blood Donor Recruitment
Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC)
Blood Donor Recruitment Program of PRC Blood Donor Center, Society for Awareness of Blood Safety (SABS) Programme
Sep 2005 - May 2007 1 year 8 months
•Organized awareness sessions and blood camps in educational institutions and open markets. •Implemented Society for Awareness of Blood Safety (SABS) Program in different schools of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. •Developed proposals and concept notes to ensure long-term support to BDC. •Remained responsible for education, recruitment and retention of blood donors. •Organized Blood Donor Day on annual basis. •Represented BDC in different national and international workshops and conferences. •Liaised with the print & electronic media, educational institutions, and other community service organizations. •Ensured that activities are conducted as per approved PoA and are reported well in time.
Program Manager Community Based Water & Sanitation
Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI)
Community Based Water & Sanitation
Mar 2004 - Aug 2005 1 year 6 months
•Designed and implemented community based sanitation program in 2 selected regions of District Mardan. •Developed guidelines for the implementation of program activities. •Supported the teams in conducting needs assessment and socio-economic survey of the target area. •Supervised the field staff in implementation of program. •Facilitated in establishment of Community Based Organizations (CBOs). •Conducted trainings and workshops for capacity building of staff and stakeholders. •Monitored the progress of program activities through regular field visits, chaired regular meetings and managed field teams. •Prepared and submitted monthly and quarterly progress reports (narrative & financial).
Program Manager Education
National Commission for Human Development (NCHD)
Education and Literacy Program
Aug 2002 - Feb 2004 1 year 7 months
•Implemented education program in the target area. •Developed guidelines for the implementation of program activities. •Supported the teams in conducting needs assessment and socio-economic survey of the target area. •Supervised the field staff in implementation of program including; identification, recruitment, selection, training and retention of volunteers in the education program. •Conducted trainings and workshops for capacity building of staff. •Monitored the progress of program activities through regular field visits, chaired regular meetings and managed field teams. •Prepared and submitted monthly and quarterly progress reports (narrative & financial).