Zulfiqar A.

Programme Manager Education

Bachelor's DegreeMcGill University

Jordan

Summary

Currently, I am working as Programme Manager (Education and Protection) with INTERSOS Humanitarian Aid Organization in Amman Jordan. I am based in Amman Jordan having residency and work permit till December 2018 and immediately available to start work very soon. I have a combination of strong academic background in educational planning and management, public administration and project management accompanied with 20 years of work experience in managing regular and emergency education projects with UNDP, UNESCO, Save the Children, USAID, UNICEF, British Council, Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development and WWF. I worked in Pakistan, Libya, Iraq /Jordan and temporary duty assignments in Nepal, Kazakhstan and Thailand. I am in the MENA region since last four years and having in depth knowledge of educational and crisis situation of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen and Libya, which qualifies me the right candidate for the post. I have more than eight years of work experience in emergency and regular education projects with UN (UNDP, UNESCO and UNICEF) in conflict and post conflict countries like Pakistan, Libya and Iraq. I worked in multiple emergency responses like South Asian Earthquake, Floods, Refugees and Internally displaced persons’ crisis. Currently, I am responsible to provide technical inputs, guidance, monitoring and support to overall operational monitoring and evaluation of the Education component of INTERSOS program. I am representing INTERSOS in the technical committee of the consortium implementing DG ECHO funded action, as well as other donor funded projects like COOPITA, UNICEF, UNHCR and developing projects for Syrian and Jordanian children under Jordan Response Plan (JRP). The post will offer both an exciting as well as a challenging position for me to further harness professional skills and commitment to work for women and children particularly affected by crisis. It will also give me an opportunity to apply my learning and experience managing emergency and regular education intervention across the globe. I will utilize my professional knowledge and competencies of managing development as well as emergency response education projects of Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Iraq and Jordan. I am fluent in English and can speak Arabic, Kurdish and fair knowledge of French. Attached to this covering letter is my CV, which will give details of my professional international experience and qualification. I would welcome the privilege of speaking with you further and look forward to hearing from you.

Experience

  • education
  • events / training
  • education policy
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • ec
  • united states
  • iraq
  • jordan
  • pakistan
  • libya
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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