1. Professional experience record (most recent experience)
October 2010- December 2012
Executive Director, Iraq Reconstruction Institute, IRI
October 2008 – December 2012 , Chairman: Ahmed A. Rasheed. Email: iri_Iraq@yahoo.com
Having a can-do attitude has resulted in my involvement in leading not-for-profit organizations. In Samawa, Iraq the Iraqi Reconstruction Institute, IRI raised over $2,000,000 during my leadership to carry out major capital projects in its first four years of operation. Keeping the right mindset has resulted in creative solutions to difficult problems. Lead talented staff who conducted capital projects in coordination with Provincial Reconstruction Teams, PRTs.
Established best practice M&E procedures and methodologies; reviewed PMPs and performance indicators; designed surveys and questionnaires; and conducted special studies. Recruit, train, and manage field data collectors Obtain authorizations for Business, Proof read translation of organization translators. Approve quality of collected data in field Aggregate and synthesize all field data, provided to Team Leader.
November 2011- December 2012
Consultant/ Team leader, TRANSTIC-UNIDO
Project Director, Alessandro Costa – Project Director email@example.com
Surveying and mapping of five. Free, Investment and Industrial Zones in the Basra, Erbil, Baghdad and Al-Anbar Governorates. The action carried out includes :
- Meeting the most important stakeholders (business intermediary Organizations, local Authorities, businessmen and opinion leaders) in the Basra, Erbil, Baghdad and Al-Anbar Governorates.
- Identification of the target zones for each governorate, respectively 5 in Basra. 6 in Erbil, 7 in Baghdad and 4 in Al-Anbar.
- Interviewing a random sample of 102 firms in Basra, 118 in Erbil, 130 in Baghdad and 96 in Al-Anbar.
Study of the regulatory aspects of Free, Investment and Industrial zones in Iraq.
August 2009- September 2010
Consultant/ Country Director , Coffey International
Project Director: Jane Gleason: Jane@coffeyme.com
Recruit, train and supervise a team of 54 professional surveyors to collect data in all region of Iraq to uncover potential commercially sustainable agriculturally-based projects which helped crown prices of Qatar in her efforts in the re-development of agriculture sector in Iraq . My mission also included :
- Participating in drafting Mission Results Framework and PMP.
- Participating in finalizing and implementing the Field Monitoring Protocol.
- Participating in DQA assessment. Survey and questionnaire design.
- Proof read all report translation before submitting to the client.
September 2007- October 2008
Enrolled in Full time master study in Bristol Business School in the U.K. and obtained an MBA.
March 2005- August 2007
Regional Director for the south and south center of Iraq, DAI-USAID
Chief of Party: Odis Kendrick : firstname.lastname@example.org
Implemented DAI vision, mission and programs. Developed collaborative relationships with individuals, businesses, non-profits, high-ranking government representatives. Played a leadership role in decision-making, planning and developing strategies and tools. Successfully implemented 73 infrastructure projects with a budget exceeding $5 million. Responsible for processing confidential employee records such as salary changes, vacation/absenteeism reports, approve English language reports and performance appraisals. Interacted with a wide variety of personalities while meetings inside and outside the country.
November 2003- March 2005
Team leader for Samawah team-Iraq – Research Triangle Institute, RTI
Regional Director, John Glazebroke: email@example.com
Provided overall management for organization activities. Conducted research and provided technical input for proposal and feasibility study development. Approved project proposals, supervised project implementation. Distinguished implementations for 55 development and infrastructure projects with a budget of $1.5 million. I managed over 90 project staff in Samawah team. The project starting by establishing and forming the city councils in Muthannah and then training them on project management and to monitor their performance in project bidding and implementation.
December 2001- October 2003
English Teacher – Musrata Educational Institute , Libya
Dean : Musbah Nwaiji +218924382147 ,
This experience showed me how to manage and earn the respect of a small group of people, because for a team there must be a leader whose success is dependent upon gaining the confidence of students. My approach helped over 300 students to speak and write English in a conflict area.