Subhasis Chakrabarti

Regional Director at Aga Khan Foundation - Afghanistan


Programme Execution/Management

Not Specified

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)


Visionary and goal-oriented professional, with broad-based experience in leading nonprofit organizations to achieve mission-oriented goals; complemented with expertise in strategy and program development and implementation, fundraising, community relationship management, and consultation.

Professional Experience

  • Regional Rural Development Managerfeb-2011 - mar-2013

    Aga Khan Foundation- Afghanistan

     Served as an integral part of the senior management team, responsible for overseeing all programs including  Natural resource management  Livestock development  Market development  Community development  Health and nutrition  Community-based saving groups  Gender and infrastructure projects  Dealt with the preparation and submission of operational plan; as well as grants of 10M, received from donor agency.  Offered hands-on support to the field staff in monitoring and evaluating projects and program databases.  Handled a large team and partnered with the headquarters with budget and donor reporting.  Played a key role as representative of the organization at various forums. Notable Accomplishments  Acted as the driving force behind commercial vegetable production that increased the income of more than 1000 marginal farmers by 50.  Administered the promotion of Takhar Development Forum TDF as a sharing and learning platform for all international non-governmental o

  • Regional Directorapr-2013 - nov-2015

    Aga Khan Foundation - Afghanistan

     Provide expert oversight to all Aga Khan Development network agencies including Aga Khan Foundation, Aga Khan Health Services, First Micro Finance Bank, and Roshan to ensure delivery of high-quality services to the entire population; while managing grant portfolio of 50M for three large organizations.  Render direct supervision to the implementation of the organization’s Afghanistans Rural Development, Health and Education Program in Bamyan and Parwan provinces, which includes the following responsibilities  Preparation of operational plan for various projects and programs; while performing follow-ups.  Adherence to technical quality and standards upon project execution  Evaluation of technical information and associated opportunities and risks  Provision of technical guidance to the team  Management of security, operations logistics, inventory, and procurement human resources, and finance  Administration and implementation of programs with 15 increase on a yearly basis Prima

  • COOapr-2006 - may-2009

    The Nabha Foundation

    Provided strategic directions and opportunities to rural development programs with of 25M INR. Managed the hiring of the team, cascading recruitment through the organizational structure.Planned and monitored team organization, job descriptions, individual work plans, and key results.  Represented the foundation in meetings with the GOI, civil society, NGOs, and ethnic organizations, and donor forums in India. Oversaw the design and revisions of the communications strategy, social media, and networking initiatives. Notable Accomplishments Achieved rural development focusing on organic farming in agriculture, education, and health programs. Led the review process to update the results framework, multiyear planning, and budgets with all stakeholders, which resulted in a 25 increase in committed budget

  • Chief Operating Officerjun-2009 - nov-2010

    Udayan Care- India

     Assumed full responsibility in overseeing organizational operations including program management, budget of 20M INR, fundraising events, human resources, and financial processes.  Served as COO, reporting directly to the board of the organization; along with 14 homes for indigent children encompassing education, health, nutrition, and protection. Notable Accomplishments  Developed and implemented long-term strategic and fundraising plans that boosted funds by more than 4M INR from individual and institutional donors within a year.  Made use of financial management policy and processes to closely monitor and review programs.  Managed the planning and development of the Big Friend volunteering program in coordination with the New Path Foundation in China.

  • Coordinator | State Manager | Regional Manager | General Manageraug-1990 - dec-2005

    CRY- Child Rights and You

     Administered the effective deployment of 30M to organizations, individuals, and networksalliances for child rights.  Managed the planning and coordination of more than 300 local NGOs to ensure compliance of grant funding initiative with internal standards and satisfies statutory requirements.  Successfully managed nodal NGO partner for scale up.  Led the National Alliance for Fundamental Right to Education, an advocacy network of more than 2400 NGOs, covering 14 states, for advocacy on education at the national level in India.  Developed 14 state networks of NGOs for advocacy on education and child protection at the state level.  Planned and managed child protection and education programs, livelihoods, public health, local governance, economic recovery, women empowerment, gender equity and youth volunteer management programs and emergency relief to communities affected by natural disasters

  • Head of Program- Afghanistanmay-2016 - oct-2016

    Action aid International

    Lead the  Strategic Annual Planning and Program development and Implementation  Management of Program Unit including Program Reviews, Monitoring, Evaluation, Program Learning and Reporting, Financial and Human Resources Management and Emergency Responses and assistance.  Donor relation and liaison with Government ministry and line departments – both central and provincial level  Partnership Relationship management and Networking, Program Risk Management and Legal Issues  Policy Research and Policy Advocacy  Fundraising Notable Accomplishments  Prepare partnership policy, transition plan and Partnership Relationship management mechanism  Prepare partner organizations monitoring mechanism  Financial system for grant making for the country offices

Volunteering Experience

    Not Specified

Awards & Certifications

  • Appreciation certificated from Governor of Bamyan, Afghanistan Jan-1900

    Governor of Bamyan, Afghanistan