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CURRICULUM VITAE Name: HEBA DABLIZ Mailing Address: 2nd floor, Sinno bldg, Labban St, Qoraytem, Beirut, Lebanon Marital Status: Single MOBILE +961 (0)3 547253 Nationality: Lebanese, Canadian Email address: [email protected] Drive and ambition: Decisive, courageous, self reliant and bold I approach life challenges with a “can do” attitude, tackling different endeavors with the will to succeed. My educational background and diverse work experience armed me with the warrior attitude, tolerant and yet keen on taking initiatives and conscientious in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; exercising flexibility and remaining calm in stressful situations in order to achieve maximum results. Hence, preferring to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful and subtle methods of resolving problems. Self confident and armed with a strong will to succeed, I am forward looking, enterprising, enthusiastic in the face of a good cause., fueled with a strong philosophical idealism, because I believe that the only way of making a difference is by being in the present and receptive to our environment with a positive attitude. Special Skills: - proficient work experience at the national and international level in project management, community mobilization, monitoring and evaluation of projects in the fields of Education, Human Rights, Elections, Emergency Preparedness, and Information Communication Technology. - Ability to coordinate effectively with government counterparts, UN agencies and civil society at large in spite of challenges with a thorough knowneldge and good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. - Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a multi-culturl team environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity as demonstrated by the ability to gain assistance and cooperation of others in a team endeavour. - Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability - Display sound judgment in responding to challenges and risks in complex situations. - Ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas and concepts to groups. - A flair for languages, playing with words, speaking, writing, and teaching in an entertaining and informative way (with an excellent command of the Arabic, English, French language with a fair knowledge of Spanish Soft SKILLS: Leadership, Team-Building, Public Speaking, Communications, Organizational skills Investment group skills gained during the 25 years of my experience the process of age. 2. My ability is gained through studies of the university, to develop the necessary mechanisms for positive changes in community development and in multiple sectors of mankind. 3. My ability to work with international, regional and local institutions, on the level of training and capacity building, and the most important of these experiences gained through practical contract with ESCWA in development projects. 4. My ability to deal with the management of human conflict, through practical experience and field management in the private sector and civil society. In addition to the practical academic teacher and trainer in the Lebanese University, this gave them the ability to communicate and life skills training. This is what makes me able to lead these responsibilities successfully. In the end, I hope to work with and for the future. Education: Name of Institution Period Degree from to Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon 2011 Ongoing Diplome in Management and NGO’s Capacity Building Lebanese American University, byblos, Lebanon 2001 2004 Master degree in International Affairs Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada 1996 2000 Bachelor of Arts in Languages, French literture specialization University of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada 1998 2000 Certificate in Folklore and Ethnology Dr. Packard school of nutrition 1998 2000 Certificates in herbology, and nutrition Work Experience: Name of Institution Period Field from to Position International Executive Service Corps 10/2010 Ongoing Admin & Resources Officer • Description of Duties: • Administrative/HR functions such as: assisting in the recruitment and issuing contracts • Drafting minutes • Handling travel arrangements, hotels booking to expatriates. • Handling Anti Terrorism vetting • Assist in organizing training sessions, workshops and activities • Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off to ensure continuity of service • Organize staff training sessions, workshops and activities • Oversees maintenance of office equipment, such as computers, copiers and printers, securing the smooth operation of all office facilities. Monitors office supplies stock, and places orders for necessary replenishmentsScreens and routes incoming calls, mail and report to the Responsible officer with full background information; ensures its distribution and follow up on deadlines • Set up schedules of appointments for members of the team and visitors; prepares briefing folders for their training. • Provides support in the arrangements for meetings, workshops and training courses, including preparation of related folders. • Carry out other program related tasks assigned by Country Director • Follow up on cost estimates of products and promote accuracy and consistency by dissemination of up-to-date price lists by most frequently procured items. • Supervises the preparation of procurement requests for goods & services and certifies related purchase pre-encumbrance documents • Provide efficient reception services by screening incoming calls , taking accurate messages, dealing with queries from callers and visitors, referring caller to the concerned staff. IJMA3 12/09 12/010 Coordinator & Project Manager on projects implemented in Basra, Iraq ( related to Municipal Council rehabilitation through ICT) • Description of Duties: Coordinate the identification, document development, reviews and approvals, and maintain the Business Development Policies, Procedures and Processes. • Lead and facilitate the development of the NGO fundraising strategy and proposals including identifying opportunities, maintaining donors relationships, on reporting on funding • Responsible for general financial aspect of the project implementation in the field • Network and maintain relationships with civil society actors, primarily at the regional level • Hire and manage local staff in Basra, Iraq Plan and carry out meetings and field visits accordingly • production and delivery of proposals in coordination with the Business Development Director, thereafter discussing with the donor the proposal and then implementing it in the field • Support the Business Development (BD) activities including BD meeting coordination, generation of marketing literature, identifying and scheduling contacts, coordinating BD business travel, production of briefing material, and BD reporting (written reports, meetings, and teleconferences). • • production and delivery of proposals in coordination with the Business Development Director, thereafter discussing with the donor the proposal and then implementing it in the field. • Perform research and develop and maintain tools to assist the Business Development process. • Support the Business Development (BD) activities including BD meeting coordination, generation of marketing literature, identifying and scheduling contacts, coordinating BD business travel, production of briefing material, and BD reporting (written reports, meetings, and teleconferences). production and delivery of proposals in coordination with the Business Development Director, thereafter discussing with the donor the proposal and then implementing it in the field. UNICEF, LEBANON OFFICE 1997 1999 Program Assistant Description of Duties: • Follow up on the development and implementation of the Adopt-a-School project, in its three pillars of quality education, community mobilization and school refurbishment; • Participated in organizing workshops and seminars. For monitoring purposes, undertook field visits and attended activities and workshops supported by UNICEF. • Ensured effective coordination of UNICEF supported activities in joint cooperation with implementing partners. • Undertook program field visits to program sites to monitor and evaluate the wrk progress. • Drafted trip reports on field monitoring activities, identifying in some occasions constraints. • Organized workshops and attended cluster meetings during the emergency phase of Naher-El Bared emergency phase. • Drafted correspondence and replied to requests from beneficiaries in regards to ongoing activities in the department. • Followed on the liquidation process of the beneficiaries. • Issued draft requisistion in PROMS, CAG follow up and DCT advance payments and liquidations. • Ensured timely preparation of supporting documentation packages for SSA and CRC committee reviews with beneficiaries obtaining funds from UNICEF to implement projects. • Reviewed donors reports International Executive Service Corps 1996 1997 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Description of Duties: Monitoring - Lead the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against goals and objectives. Evaluation – Lead analysis of data collected under the monitoring framework for assessment of progress and areas for improvement. Reporting - Provided regularly updated reports on the status of implementation against goals and objectives to the Leader and team. • Supported on the conception and operation of the annual work plan of a 2 year project • Lead the co-ordination of the M&E follow up, through a consultative process, of the specific tasks, activities, products and objectives of beneficiaries in order to meet the project goals • Followed on M&E training activities, standards workshops • Lead reviews while preparing technical briefing papers, status updates as required. • Undertook periodic review of the implementation and operation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism; including the preparation of best practices and lessons learned • Ensured coordination and management of all project publication activities, including content management, norms for publishing, design, liaison with printers and other suppliers to oversee production and supervision of publications dissemination. • Ensured proper reporting to donors on implementation, the achievement of outputs as well as contributed to reporting on progress towards outcomes and impact. • Assisted in liaison with all partner agencies, donors and implementing agencies. • Promoted information sharing and coordination with various implementing partners. • Made presentations to partners, as required. European Union Election Observation Mission, Lebanon 2005 2005 Assistant to the Chief of Delegation Description of Duties: • Assistant Deputy Chief Observer during the European Union Election Observation Mission in Lebanon. • Compiled targeted materials on electoral law studies suitable for contact with high level policy makers • Assisted the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party with the organization of VIP visit to maximize external relations opportunities and media liaison support to be derived from the visit. • Collected data and assisted the Chief of Party and the deputy chief of party at polling stations. • Maintained and updated the planning calendar for high level meetings • . Managed visit preparation to polling stations and undertake to the site in order to monitor the polling stations • . Translated relevant documents, articles, press releases, articles from Arabic to English and vice versa. • Assisted in collating/compiling materials related to elections ( profile of candidates, etc…) Language Speak Read Write Arabic (Native) Very Good Very Good Very Good English Very Good Very Good Very Good French Very Good Very Good Very Good Spanish Fair Good Fair  Mastering of Microsoft office applications  Excellent resourcing and information gathering from the internet  Graphic Software ( Adobe, Photoshop) Accounting software, dolphins “Faces of society”, Publication in progress When Shadows fall, Dar-AN-Nahar publications, May 2005. “Back in July", Ex-tempore International Literary Journal, Volume XV, United Nations Society of writers, Geneva, December 2004. Ethnic conflict in the XXth century, published as my Master degree thesis, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon, 2004. Report of the 22nd Session of the Board of trustees of the Voluntary Fund for technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights, published with OHCHR, Geneva, November 2004. "L' Exil chez Camus", published as my thesis, Laurentian University Press, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, 2000. Compilation of poetry, Published in the Poetry Digest, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, 1997.  Germain Lemieux achievement award from the University of Sudbury for advanced research in the department of folklore, 1997 Member with LIONS, Beirut Downtown Chapter Board Member with Volunteers Without Boarders Board Member with Future Movement Intern with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Lebanon Freelance – publications reviewal and editing Upon Request