Md. Mostafizur Rahaman

Experience and expertise in ICT based project management

I have more than 12 years of experience in ICT based project implementation for different organizations including small venture to large corporates as well as NGOs and outsourcing industries. My core competencies include ICT based infrastructure development, automation of systems, market oriented thinking, and expertise in using ICT based knowledge in using for marketing and profit maximisation. However, I have also worked for national coalition for education that helped in strengthening peer relation and generate evidence for influencing policy decision and ability to extend support with shortest possible time. I have ability to work hard and attitude to learn from individual experience and from others. Summary of my key experiences are as follows:.

Year: 2019
Contribute to generate new business idea and acquire knowledge on state driven initiative to enhanced use of ICT
Project Goal: Improved knowledge, enhance interpersonal communication and strengthen linkage with decision-making process.
Project Duration : July 2016 to till to date
Employer: CAMPE

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Participate in different stakeholders consultation and strategic and planning meeting and workshops;
● Participate in ICT in education -workshop, cyber security management workshop
● Meet the State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP in a team to have a clear understanding on the state initiatives for improved access to ICT and how CAMPE could contribute to the initiative;
● Participate in multi stakeholders sharing meeting and meeting with teachers associations and others

Year: 2019
Contribute to Project management and communication and managing MIS and use of new media
Project Goal:: Help senior management and project team in day to day operation and taking evidence-based decisions.
Project Duration : March 2013 to till to date
Employer : CAMPE

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Extended support to project team for ICT based communication, managing online MIS, dissemination information through website, Facebook, twitter for the following projects:
● Reaching All Children in Education (RACE), 13 Months (May 2017 to Dec 2018) project covered twentyone Union in 12 districts through seventeen partner organisation sponsored by Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF);
● PROTYASHA, 57 Months (April 2013 to December 2017) project covered all over Bangladesh, sponsored by Department for International Development (DFID), UK;
● ONGIKAR, 60 Months (April 2013 to December 2017) project covered all over Bangladesh, sponsored by European Union Delegation in Bangladesh;
● Civil Society Education Fund (CSEF) project completed 3 phase of 3 years each since January 2009 and entering into fourth phase covered 40 districts in Bangladesh supported by Global Partnership for Education (GPE) through Global Campaign for Education (GCE) and Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE).

Year: 2016
Development of Communication Infrastructure, promote automation in working environment, and improved data security system at CAMPE
Project Goal:: Improved efficiency of using email and linking with relevant ICT based tools for reducing use of paper in the office and better coordination among officials;
Project Duration : June 2015 to June 2016
Employer : CAMPE

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Lead the team to migrate email server from google to Microsoft cloud exchange;
● Deployment of Lync, SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer and other tools of Office 365;
● Restructured network cabling and Wi-Fi connectivity ;
● Implemented the revised plan, setting-up device ensuring 6U rack at every distribution point with power backup;
● Contribute to revisit ICT communication plan including data security plan;
● Setup strong backup system (disaster management system);
● Deployed endpoint protection and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and more features of SCCM;
● Promote organization's activities through its website and social media (Facebook and Twitter) to reach target groups.

Year: 2015
Development of Online Searchable Database for the Directory of NGOs with Education Program in Bangladesh
Project Goal: : Ensure availability of credible data on NGO run activities in Bangladesh to facilitate better coordination, data driven decision and future planning
Project Duration : January 2014 to June 2015
Employer : CAMPE

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Meeting with stakeholder for assessment of needs for data collection and identify key elements for the tools development;
● Documentation of key discussion points for decision-making along with the rapporteur and contributed to the writing meeting minutes;
● Contribute to development of instruments (questionnaire) for data collection ensuring logical flow and linkage among the variables;
● Prepared the documentation for database architecture;
● Prepare tender documents (file note, vendor list, software requirements specification (SRS);
● Worked closely with the vendor during the development and testing phase of the online database;
● Contribute to development of user manual as one of the key member of the team for non-IT personnel;
● Deployment (cloud and on-premises) and maintenance;
● Monitor field level data collection (Rajshahi, Bogura, Naogaon, Dinajpur, Chapainawabganj, Rangpur);
● Lead the data cleaning team and provided need base support to the data providing institution;
● Worked with reporting format develop team considering the frequently asked questions and analytical needs;
● Developed template for report generation on some core areas and also providing options for customised tools for users with the publisher team;
● Provide subnational level training to 937 NGOs across Bangladesh through cluster based training on Online Database Management;
● Ensured timely maintenance of the database and also generated need based reports;

Year: 2013
CAMPE IT Infrastructure Development and Management
Project Goal: : Improved employee performance through ICT enabled working environment with improved connectivity
Project Duration : June 2013 to December 2013
Employer : CAMPE

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Worked as team leader for installation of CAMPE server connected with hundreds of PCs, network printers, scanners, and gadgets including mobile phone, tabs and laptops;
● Ensuring data security, user management, uninterrupted services, and cyber threat management from CAMPE server and master PC;
● Planning and design project implementation plan;
● Prepare project requirement sheet and prepare requirement for allocation of resources (both human and financial);
● Developed communication strategy and maintain regular communication with stakeholder;
● Compliance with organizations procurement policy and provided technical support to the procurement committee for technical analysis of bidding document (preparing comparative statement) and identify the lowest bidder using the VFM principles;
● Assess the quality of the products as per agreed configuration;
● Independently accomplished major installation and setup;
● Troubleshooting, fixing bugs and provide technical support to the end users;

Year: 2010
Contribute to Akij Group IT Infrastructure Development, networking, communication and Maintenance.
Project Goal: : Improved connectivity among head office, branch offices and factories in ten locations for better coordination and foster decision-making process. Project Duration : March 2009 to March 2013
Employer : Akij Group

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Worked in a team for transition to manual communication to ICT based networks in ten locations namely
→ Akij Group Head Office in Dhaka
→ Akij cement factory ltd -Narayanganj
→ Akij match factory ltd -Muktarpur, Munshiganj
→ Dhaka Tobacco Industry -Tongi
→ Akij Food & Beverage Ltd -Dhamrai
→ Akij Textile Mills Ltd -Manikganj
→ Akij Particle Board Mills Ltd -Dhaka - Aricha highway, Tara
→ Akij Jute Mills Ltd -Noapara, Jessore

● Design a network plan and establish network in all locations including use of radio link and fiberoptic cables;
● Assess risks, costs and importance of connectivity and decide on need for establishment of backup network connectivity;
● Worked closely with different stakeholders including internal clients and external providers including mobile operators (Grameen Phone, Robi, Aktel etc.), BTCL, Local ISP, equipment supplier, among others to establish networks;
● Ensured that all concerns are connected to corporate headquarter network and domain controller for controlling computer user account profile and data security management along with data backup;
● On completion of completing network establishment, I have joined the server setup team and worked on Active Directory, Domain Controller, Email server, File server, backup, replica, cyber security etc.
Project status: Over the years this team become one of the largest IT departments in the corporate business sector in Bangladesh.

Other Engagements for Business Development.

Project title : Friends food & Bakery
Role : Strategic Consultant
Appointed by : Friends welfare Society
Appointment Date : 11 November 2011
Duration of project : Five years
Location of the project : Nabogram Road, Jhalokathi
Project Goal: : Enhance profitability of the commercial venture and expand the share of market in Jhalokathi

My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Worked as Strategic consultant for five years and carried out SWOT analysis;
● Developed brand promotion and sale enhancement that indicated use of social media marketing, branded promotional gifts, customer appreciation events, after-sales service and customer satisfaction surveys among others;
● Developed automated accounting system and customer tracking system including payroll, billing, cash book, ledger, cash flow statement, receipts and payment account, income and expenditure statement, Balance sheet, accounts payable and accounts receivable, inventory management, fixed assets management and customer tracking and satisfaction survey module;
● Developed as system for leftover and wasted food management and recycling those for aquaculture industry as fish food;
Project status: Established and running with good market reputation with gradual expansion.

Project title : Friends Agro project.
Role : Strategic Consultant
Appointed by : Friends welfare Society
Appointment Date : 2014
Duration of project : Five years planning
Location of the project : Nabogram Road, Jhalokati
Financing by : Friends welfare Society
Project Goal: : Profit Gain
My Significant Roles, responsibilities and contributions:
● Developed a long-term land lease plan in Jahlokathi for 27 years;
● Prepared a land development plan in phases including agro project and industry;
● Developed "less cost more profit" based investment plan;
● Find out the source of long-term and short-term income from the project and the agro-based product part has already yielding resources and profits;
Project status: Established and running.