"World Bank Approach to Civil Service Reforms of Afghanistan: Successes and Failures."
2016 – On-going Doctorate (PhD Candidate) Studies with the Group “Wicked Problems – Contested Solutions” in the Department of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany (German Government Award – DAAD). Dissertation Thesis/Research Area: World Bank’s Approach to Civil Service Reforms in Afghanistan: Successes and Failures.
July 2012 Master of Public Administration, University of Sydney, Australia (Australian Leadership Award)
December 2007 Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Honours), Bolton University UK
June 2007 Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Institute of Financial Accountants UK
June 2003 Faculty of Science (FSC in Computer Science) Edwards College, Pakistan
March 2001 Completed Matric, Secondary School Certificate (Science Group) Country Grammar School & College, Pakistan
March 2014 to July 2016 Director, Research and Development of Next Reform Strategy Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) Kabul, Afghanistan
Major Achievements: • Based on rigorous consultations and review/design process, developed the Next Generation of Public Administration Reform Strategy providing the general framework for legal, structural, functional and procedural reforms of civil service/government reforms (mid 2016-2021). • In consultation with USAID, German Government and EU, designed the Facilitation of Public Administration Reform Project aiming at Business Process Reengineering/Simplification and System Development across the Government (2017-2022).
September 2013 to February 2014 Director, Donors Coordination Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) Kabul, Afghanistan
Major Achievement: • Established Reform and Capacity Building Coordination Forum to develop national consensus and common understanding of civil service and government reforms and capacity building among the various stakeholders i.e., Government, Donors, International Community and Civil Society.
July 2012 to July 2013 National Advisor, Programs’ Design and Management Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) Contracted by: United Nations Development Program – National Institution Building Project
Major Achievement: • Developed and completed the endorsement process of the Government’s Governance Cluster National Priority Program 3 titled “Afghanistan Efficient and Effective Government”.
July 2010 to April 2011 Manager Projects Design and Coordination Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) Contracted by: USAID/Afghan Civil Service Support Program Kabul, Afghanistan
February 2009 to June 2010 Manager Recruitment and Capacity Building Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) Contracted by: World Bank’s Management Capacity Program Kabul, Afghanistan
July 2008 to February 2009 Human Resources Management Specialist Bearing Point, Inc – USAID/Capacity Development Program Work Stations: Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Service Commission, Kabul, Afghanistan & Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disables, Kabul, Afghanistan
December 2007 to June 2008 Control Manager Omran Consulting, Construction, and Engineering Company Kabul, Afghanistan
May-June 2012 Internship Program, Public Service Commission, New South Wales, Australia