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  1. 1. Page 1/4- Curriculum Vitae of SHAHADAT HOSSAIN SHAKIL Curriculum Vitae of SHAHADAT HOSSAIN SHAKIL Address: Flat-A3, 689, 689/A, DOM INNO ALLEANZA, Baro Maghbazar, Dhaka-1217 E-mail: Phone: +8801717189153; DoB: July 28, 1989 Nationality: Bangladesh Career Summary Qualification: MSc. Env. Governance (UK); BSc. Urban & Rural Planning(BUET) Experience: 3 Yrs Expertise: Climate Change; Env. Governance; Urban Planning; Research; Project Management Education Sep’13 – Sep’14 MSc. Environmental Governance(fully funded by the Equity and Merit Scholarship) Principal Subjects/ Occupational Skills Covered Climate Change, Disasters and Urban Poverty; Issue in Environmental Policy; Conservation and Development; Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental Monitoring and Modeling; Doing Environmental Research; Thesis: Multi-Actor Partnership for Environmental Governance: An Investigation from the Perspective of Bangladesh CGPA Merit (2:1) (equivalent to 61-69% marks) Name of the Institution University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom Jun’07- Mar’12 Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Principal Subjects/ Occupational Skills Covered Natural Hazards and Disaster Management; Environmental Planning and Management; Project Evaluation and Management; Participatory Planning Workshop; Social and Physical Survey; GIS and Remote Sensing; Environmental Engineering;Thesis: Ecological Footprint: A Case Study of Dhanmondi Residential Area, Dhaka CGPA 3.72 out of 4.00 (equivalent to 78.40% marks) Name of the Institution Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh Professional Trainings - Acquisition and Assistance Management for CORs/AORs - (Feb’16-26, 2016; USAID/RDMA) - Statement of Work (SOW) Essentials in Acquisition – (Jan’31-Feb’04, 2016; USAID/Bangladesh) - Adaptive Project Management - (Nov’01-04, 2015; USAID/Bangladesh in Association with UNOPS) - USAID Environmental Compliance (22 CFR 216) – (July 09, 2015; USAID/Bangladesh) - Programming Foreign Assistance (PFA) – (Apr’19-23, 2015; USAID/Bangladesh) - Emissions Trading Systems: Using Markets to Promote Low Emissions Development– (Apr’14 – May’14; The World Bank Institute) - Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Change Conversations –(May ‘13 – Aug ‘13; The University of British Columbia, Coursera) - Training on Erdas Imagine and GIS – (Oct’14-17, 2012; Dept. of URP, BUET in Association with OMC, India) - Project Proposal Writing for the NGOs– (Sep’9-10, 2011; Bdjobs Professional Development Workshop, Dhaka) Publications Shakil, S. H., Labib, S. M., & Khan, M. S. (2016). Stakeholder Debate in Policy Implementation: An Evaluation of Bangladesh Leather Processing Industry Relocation Policy. Bangladesh E-Journal of Sociology, 13(1), 126–137. Shakil, S. H., & Ananya, T. H. (2015). Effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Bangladesh Perspective. Bangladesh E- Journal of Sociology, 12(1), 115–125. Shakil, S. H., & Bhuiya, M. M. R. (2014). Public Participation and Lay Knowledge in Environmental Governance: A Case Study of Community Based Adaptation in Bangladesh. Bangladesh E-Journal of Sociology, 11(1), 135–142. Shakil, S. H., Kuhu, N. N., Rahman, R., & Islam, I. (2014). Carbon Emission from Domestic Level Consumption: Ecological Footprint Account of Dhanmondi Residential Area, Dhaka – A Case Study. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8(7), 165–176. Shakil, S. H., Ananya, T. H., Hasan, M., & Rafiq, R. (2014). Does Distribution of Schools Matter in Human Development? - A Case Study of Bangladesh. Sustainability and Economics E-Journal, 3(12), 1–13.
  2. 2. Page 2/4- Curriculum Vitae of SHAHADAT HOSSAIN SHAKIL Shakil, S. H., Ananya, T. H., Islam, I., & Sharmin, N. (2013). Assessment of Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Facilities of South Begunbari Slum, Dhaka, Bangladesh Through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Method and Proposing Upgrading Schemes. Urban Economics & Regional Studies E-Journal, 6(155), 1–8. Labib, S. M., Mohiuddin, H., & Shakil, S. H. (2013). Transport Sustainability of Dhaka: A Measure of Ecological Footprint and Means for Sustainable Transportation System. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, 6, 137–147. Jahan, N., Islam, S., Shakil, S. H., Nabin, M. H. H., Shanta, A. S., Hasan, A., … Akhter, S. (2013). Sustainable City Design: Developing Conceptual Planning Proposal for Eastern Fringe of Dhaka City. Presented at the Global Meet on Sustainable Development - 2013, Dhaka: Eminence Bangladesh. Work Experiences 1.Feb’15–Present: Environmental Management Coordinator – USAID/Bangladesh Main Activities and Responsibilities: Providing project management support to Deputy Office Director for Environment and the Director, Economic Growth Office through – - Supporting the USAID Mission Director as the project manager in managing Arranyak Foundation grant program, leading the grant approval process and board member formation for projects. - Serving as the project manager for Gobeshona Young Researcher Program from USAID end. - Coordinating major agency wide reporting mechanism - Annual Portfolio Review (APR); Operational Plan (OP); Plan, Performance and Report (PPR); and Mission Resource Request activities (MRR). - Contributing program managers in conducting Data Quality Assessments, monitors partner data collection and reporting systems, and ensures compliance with Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) and USAID branding regulations. - Organizing events, site visits and maintain coordination and working relationship with GOB, Donor Counterparts and Implementing Partners. - Reviewing and editing communication materials (e.g. success stories, scene setters, building blocks, press release and speeches) and preparing portfolio summary (e.g. project brief and presentations) required by the Mission and USAID/Washington, other offices in USAID/Bangladesh and GOB; as well as research and systems development and management. - Supporting Mission Environment Officer in monitoring environmental compliance and climate risk management of the GCC portfolio through reviewing the Environmental Monitoring Status, EMMP and IEE. - Performing the requestor role for Leahy Vetting and GLAAS activities of DO4 portfolio - Acting as the member of mission’s Urban and Resilience working group. - Serving as an activity manager, alternate AOR and/or COR Employer: Dr. Karl Wurster, Deputy Office Director (EG), Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212; E-mail: 2.Oct’14–Jan’15 (4 months): Environmental Specialist –Project Concern International (PCI) Main Activities and Responsibilities: PROSHAR (Program for Strengthening Household Access to Resources), a USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) funded program being implemented by ACDI/VOCA in collaboration with PCI in Bangladesh - Assist COP and Director, Program- Disaster Risk Reduction and Health & Nutrition in developing project strategy and an integrating program approach to further promote cohesion in environmental activities and maximize resources utilization; - Develop and adopt data collection tools for environmental assessment of PROSHAR activities; - Timely collect data to complete and update information required for effective environmental compliance; - Analyses collected data and information and prepare environmental reports including water and sanitation that compliance with USAID, GoB, ACDI/VOCA and PCI’s environmental policies; - Evaluate environmental data on an ongoing basis for PROSHAR as well as maintain effective collaboration with relevant department of GoB, INGOs and other partners at divisional, district and upazila level; - Strictly ensure that Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) and Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) are appropriately implemented in coordination with all programs; - Plan trainings for PROSHAR staff and partner NGOs to build their capacity on how to conduct an environmental review of health & nutrition and disaster risk reduction interventions; - Develop and source training modules related to environmental assessment and monitoring to ensure compliance with USAID, GoB and PROSHAR policy and guidelines; - Contribute to develop of reports, listen learning, operational research and best practices for the USAID, GoB and ACDI/VOCA; Employer: Khodadad Hossain Sarker, TL DRM; House 411, Road 4, Phase 2, Sonadanga R/A, Khulna-9100; E-mail:
  3. 3. Page 3/4- Curriculum Vitae of SHAHADAT HOSSAIN SHAKIL 3.Jun’13 – Aug’13 (3 months): Junior Consultant (EIA) - Prabashi Palli Group Main Activities and Responsibilities: Project: Purbachal Probashi Palli (Phase - I) Assisting the specialist team in preparing the report during the following aspects of the study: - Exploring relevant environmental legislation for project component; - Describing project background and other details; - Establishing the baseline condition (e.g. surroundings, land-use and socioeconomic environment); - Assessing the impact of the project due to Land Use Change and Traffic Congestion; - Proposing mitigation plan for the above mentioned impacts; - Drafting and compilation of the final report; Employer: Hamidul Hasan, Town Planner; House 37 (1st Floor), Road 04, Block F, Banani, Dhaka- 1213; E-mail: 4.Dec’12 – Jul’13 (8 months): Executive - HB Consultants Ltd. Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Exploring business opportunities (e.g. project notices, tenders) in various platforms (i.e. ADB-CMS, WB-eConsultant, Devex); - Communicating with partner firms (national and international) for possible association/consortium/joint venture and mobilizing necessary documents at the EOI and Proposal stage for ADB/ WB/JICA/DFID funded ‘Overseas Development Assistance’ (TA and Loan) projects; - Formulating appropriate methodology and work schedule during EOI and Proposal; - Communicating with suitable consultants for team building, collecting CVs and financial incentives (both at EOI and Proposal stage); - Conducting required formatting, preparation and compilation of the CVs and other necessary documents for EOI and Proposal; - Assisting the Proposal team during ‘Technical’ and ‘Financial’ Proposal submission; - Attending and representing the organization at different ‘Financial and Technical Openings’ in different government agencies; - Maintaining close liaison with government officials, donor agencies, international partners and consultants (national and international); - Arranging meeting between international partners and local project implementers (e.g. LGED, RHD, DPHE, etc.); - Supervising sub-ordinates (interns, junior executives) regarding mobilizing information and documentation; - Undertaking various activities involved with ‘Organizational Development’ (i.e. updating consultants and partner agency database, providing training to interns, forecasting business opportunity and preparing action plan); Employer: Nazmus Sakib, Manager, TTT; House-59, Road-12A , Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209; E-mail: 5.Apr’12 – Nov’12 (8 months): Research Assistant-Adaptation Strategies of GOs and NGOs Combating Climate Change Impacts: A Study on Perception of Communities in the Coastal Areas under Climate Change Study Cell, IWFM, BUET Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Identifying various parameters and variables of socio-economic vulnerability; - Exploring the adaptation strategies accomplished by GOs and NGOs in coastal areas of Bangladesh from secondary literatures; - Determining the best possible study areas form the coastal belt considering various spatial criteria and principles of research methodology; - Formulating the preliminary questionnaire to conduct the pilot survey in four ‘upazilas’ (sub-district); - Carrying out pilot study through Questionnaire Survey of the households, Focus Group Discussions (FGD) with the target group and Key Informant Interviews (KII) of the local people as well as the GO and NGO personnel to revise the questionnaire; - Articulating the final questionnaire following the modification aroused during the pilot survey and formulate data input format in software; - Co-ordinating the final survey as the field supervisor in the selected four ‘upazilas’; - Managing the data input and compilation segment by the surveyors; - Preparing survey and project findings through different reports, case studies and journal articles in various stages of the project; - Assisting in general administrative and financial management process of the project; Employer: Dr. Ishrat Islam, Professor; Dept. of URP, BUET, Dhaka-1000; 6.Nov’11 – Jan’12 (3 months): GIS Analyst - Detailed Planning Zone (DPZ) wise Density Zoning for Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP) Area funded by RAJUK (Capital Development Authority), GoB Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Analysing GIS shape file; reclassifying attribute table with SPSS ; computation with MS Excel; Employer: Dr. Sarwar Jahan, Professor; Dept. of URP, BUET, Dhaka-1000; E-mail:
  4. 4. Page 4/4- Curriculum Vitae of SHAHADAT HOSSAIN SHAKIL 7. Nov11– Dec’11 (1 month): Data Entry Operator- Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH) Planning for Local Government Institutions jointly conducted by BUET,UNICEF, DPHE and UKAID Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Data input from questionnaire to SPSS format; data filtering and screening; data compilation; assisting data and GIS manager; Employer: Biswajit Saha, Data and GIS Manager; Dept. of URP, BUET, Dhaka-1000; E-mail: 8. Aug’11–Sep’11 (2 months): Intern - Exploration of Pipeline Water System in Doldoli Tea Garden (Sylhet, Bangladesh) and Its Feasibility from a Planning Perspective under WaterAid Bangladesh Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Field observation and informal survey; informal discussion (FGD and GD) with the community people; - Assessing condition of the pipeline; PRA map of the feasible solution; Employer: Shamim Ahmed, Program Manager; House 97 B, Road 25, Block-A, Banani, Dhaka 1213; E-mail: 9.Jun’11-Jul’11(2 months): Intern - Preparation of Master Plan for Paurashavas under Sheltech (Pvt.) Ltd. (Consultancy Division) Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Digitizing mouza map; designing and updating database; performing different spatial analysis; editing and preparing GIS maps; Employer: Alamgir Kabir Dewan, Manager; 55, Kazi Nuruzzaman Road, West Panthapath, Dhaka-1205; E-mail: 10. Feb’11- Apr’11(3 months): Research Assistant - Potential for Upgrading of Informal Production Oriented Activities in Global Value Chains: Leather Industry of Bangladesh conducted by the Dept. of Geography, Humbolt University of Berlin Main Activities and Responsibilities: - Assisting the principal researcher in carrying out empirical field research (such as taking semi-structured interview in Bangla); - Assisting as interpreter from Bangla into English and vice versa in informal meetings and other research related occasions; Employer: Joseph Strasser (Research Fellow); Dept. of Geography, Humbolt University of Berlin, E-mail: Competences English IELTS Band Score 7.5 (September, 2012) Computer Skills MS Office Packages; Statistical: SPSS; GIS: ArcGIS; Graphics: Adobe InDesign; Corel Draw; Auto CAD Memberships - Associate Member, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (Membership ID: A BIP928) Awards - “The Equity and Merit Scholarship” provided by the University of Manchester to pursue Masters program in UK (2013-14) - “Abdul Hamid Award” awarded by the Department of URP, BUET for the research quality of undergraduate thesis work (April, 2012) References Karl Wurster Deputy Office Director (EG) USAID/Bangladesh Phone: +88-01755-648961 E-mail: Dr. Ishrat Islam Professor Dept. of URP, BUET Phone: +88-01713-014801 E-mail: Nazmus Shakib Manager (Consulting Unit) Training and Technology Transfer (TTT) Phone: +88-01748-464804 E-mail: I, the undersigned, certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief, this CV correctly describes myself, my qualifications, and my experience. April 25, 2016