Mohammad Naved

Project Manager at Water Aid

New Delhi


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I’m a professional social worker with Master in Social Work MSW degree and over 12 years of hands-on experience in development sector. I have been professionally associated with INGO, GOs, National level grant making NGOs and grassroot organizations in developing country, i.e, India, and worked on the issues – child right, child protection, poverty, WASH etc. Broadly, my experience includes, program planning designing, program implementation, government liaison and advocacy, managing complex projects on varied developmental issues, grant making andor leverage government funds, collaboration with like-minded INGOsthink tanks, GOs Consultancy firms etc. and providing over all oversight and technical direction to the team under the projects. I have substantial experience of working with urban marginalized communitiesslums as well as rural communities to get them their entitlements under social security schemes, strengthen community leadership, demand generation for their rights and pol

Professional Experience

  • Project Managermay-2014 - dec-2017

    Water Aid

    Reporting to Director Program Policy Staff Reporting 6 mid-career professionals and 1 consultant Total 7 Budget managing 20,400,42 Key Responsibilities – - Lead in providing oversight, technical direction, and implementation of strategies. Keep line manager Director - Program Policy appraised on the progress challenges - Develop strategy to seek govt. buy-in and community buy-in of the project to ensure long term sustainability, scalability and replicability of the model developed in the pilot project - Govt. liaison and advocacy for adoption of the proven technology and replication of the successful models with govt. investment - Identify new NGO partners, conduct due diligence process, agreementcontract development management - Grant making, grant management, and Donor coordination reporting - Provide implementation support, manage partnerships, and ensure delivery of results including demonstration of approaches in identified area - Ensure agreed deliverables are a

  • PROGRAM ASSISTANToct-2006 - dec-2006

    Rajiv Gandhi Foundation

    Reporting to Senior Program Officer Unit Head Key Responsibilities – - Conceptualised and developed programs for the welfare of disabled person - Facilitated in preparation of the annual budget of the Unit - Facilitated selection committee in partners selection MTW awardees - Facilitated in organising Motorized Tri-wheeler MTW distribution event - Facilitated in the process of donor acquisition and stewardship - Conducted monitoring visits, prepared visit reports, contributed in annual report

  • PROGRAM COORDINATORjul-2005 - oct-2006

    Navjyoti India Foundation

    Reporting to Program Manager Staff Reporting 3 junior professionals and 8 Field level staff Total 11 Key Responsibilities – - Coordinated and managed various programs - Education, Remedial Education, Health, Vocational Training and Adult education WASH awareness program, supported by MSDF, CIF, HPS Foundation, PIF and Social Justice department - Managed scholarship program, health camps - Liaised with government schools to mainstream out of school children, hospitals for referral - Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual report of various projects - Maintained imprest account and prepared salary statement at project site - Prepared periodical performance appraisal report under direct supervision

  • PROJECT OFFICER - ICPSnov-2010 - feb-2011

    National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development NIPCCD

    Reporting to Additional Director Key Responsibilities – - Developed training curriculasyllabi, modules, manual and other IEC materials on Integrated Child Protection Scheme ICPS - Organized national regional level training programs and consultations with principal magistrates, police personnel on their roles in ICPS - Facilitated in data collection for national level research studies on Juvenile Justice indicators

  • PROGRAM OFFICERapr-2007 - oct-2010

    International Youth Centre

    Reporting to Director Key Responsibilities – - Designed managed community development programs, EDP, livelihood Projects etc. - Prepared annual training program calendar. Conceptualised, planned and organised training programs, workshops consultations - Managed NGO partner selection process, reviewed proposals budgets, developed MoUs - Prepared monitoring evaluation plan, conducted monitoring and follow-up visits - Prepared program reports, monitoring visit reports and documented success stories - Created content for annual report, newsletters, brochures, leaflets, banners etc. - Conceptualised and developed project proposals and concept notes - Managed internship program and volunteering program of the organization

  • PARTNER SUPPORT COORDINATOR - North & TEAM LEADER - Grant Projectjun-2011 - may-2014

    ChildFund International, India

    Reporting to Director – Programme Implementation Staff Reporting 9 mid-career professionals and 2 junior professionals Total 11 Budget managing 18,62,500 Key Responsibilities – - Provided technical direction to partners in developing area strategic plans - Provided strategic direction to partners in developing project design proposals and budgets - Partnership Program management – Identification selection of new implementing partner partnership closuretermination - Oversight management of field programs - Provided management support to 11 NGO partners - Provided overall leadership oversight function to ensure implementation of MNGO project Mission Convergence – A Delhi govt. program to ensure benefits of special security schemes reach to marginalised community and complies with donor regulations and policies - Undertook monitoring visits to review partners’ program, finance sponsorship program performance, identified flagship issues and provide direction for course correc

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

  • “Individual Excellence Award” November-2015

    WaterAid - UK in India

    For exemplary work and contribute achieving organisation goals

  • "Letter of appreciation"August-2013

    ChildFund International, India

  • “Certificate of Excellence”November-2010

    International Youth Centre

    For excellent work performance and initiating exclusive program