SYED RASHID AHMED, PMP, CPP
Experienced professional with global and domestic expertise in personnel management, strategic and operational planning, physical security, and investigative services in military and civilian sectors
Respected team leader with extensive experience in conducting security threat-risk assessments; mobilizing crisis response teams; implementing security protocols and procedures; enforcing non-violent conflict resolution techniques; utilizing security monitoring technology; and conducting training and mentoring programs
Fluent ability to assess and apply legislation, regulations, compliance statutes and precedents
International experienced working with multinational forces as an operations staff at two different UN mission headquarters
Successfully performed national border security management, negotiation at border meetings with neighboring country, threat and risk assessment at border areas and prevention of illegal trafficking of drugs and human across the border
Commanded a military battalion and led a group of 800 military personnel for three consecutive years
Successfully planned, formulated training system and executed general and advance military police training to more than 50 officers and 500 men of Army, Navy, Air Force, Border Guard Bangladesh and overseas officers of different Armed Forces for two consecutive years
Experienced in handling with important institutional construction project of CAN $25M and completed the project 4 months prior to schedule that was inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minster of the Country
Consistently recognized for demonstrating strong ethics, leadership, and communication/ interpersonal skills
Senior Staff Officer to Director (Officer Rank – Lieutenant Colonel)
Army Headquarters, Signals Directorate 2017
Planned, assessed, evaluated and developed policies & instruction on behalf of the Director in general administration, training, operation, budget assessment and procurement plan for communication & IT gadgets
Coordinated and scheduled meetings for directorate on issues related to administration & management and negotiated with the vendors and contractors on procurement, maintenance agreement, and implementation.
Planned the carrier and professional development of officers on operational and technical training.
Carried out decision making presentation to senior leadership matter pertaining to directorate.
Coordinated different projects related to telecommunication & IT matters.
Chief Instructor (Officer Rank – Lieutenant Colonel)
Corps of Military Police Centre & School 2014 –2016
Planned, developed and implemented basic and advance provost training i.e. interview & investigation, provost duties, security management, risk assessment, critical & complex operations for the officers and men of armed forces of Bangladesh and overseas officers.
Evaluated and assessed institutional training, its effectiveness and suggest recommendation to implement.
Assigned project manager for the construction of military police school project of $25M.
Commanding Officer (Officer Rank – Lieutenant Colonel)
Signal Battalion 2011 – 2014
Commanded a battalion for almost three consecutive years with the major responsibility of leadership, command, administration, management, adherence to and implementation of polices and orders of headquarters, training and welfare of 800 personnel.
Acted as principal adviser to the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of an Infantry Division on technical & tactical matters related to security, risk, IT and telecommunication.
Ensured unhindered operations in aid to civil administration i.e. disaster management, national parliamentary election etc.
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Staff Officer, HQ Sector-1 & Secretary, Area Joint Military Committee
United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), Juba, South Sudan 2010- 2011
Performed as operation staff officer at HQ Sector-1, as per directives of Force Commander UNMIS and Sector Commander, Sector-1, Juba, South Sudan.
Performed as a Secretary Area Joint Military Committee (AJMC), United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) that comprised of UN sector HQ’s senior leadership and senior military leadership of two opposing parties Sudan and SPLA (Sudan People Liberation Army of South Sudan) respectively.
Carried out monthly and emergency meeting, prepare agenda, assist chairman during meeting on issues related to UN backed Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), security & risk and finally issued and distributed the minutes of meeting to all stakeholders on the same day.
Second in Command (Officer Rank – Major)
Border Guard Battalion (On Deputation to Border Guard Bangladesh) 2009-2010
As Second in Command of the battalion, successfully coordinated & ensured the international border security and management, threat and risk assessment, security plans of 80 km border between Bangladesh and India with 20 border out posts
Effectively carried out routine and emergency border meeting with neighboring country’s border forces in line with Border Agreement i.e. border security & management, liaison, any agreement violations, anti-smuggling operation etc.
Officer Commanding/Logistics Officer (Rank Major)
Signal Battalion 2005-2008
Successfully performed the roles of operations and administrative staff officer, training officer and security officer of the battalion.
Led groups of people and team of different sizes (30 to 150 personnel) i.e. platoon to company for training, operations, administration, logistics, welfare and career planning.
Performed operations in aid of civil administration on security and disaster management.
Chief G-6 (Communication) 2004- 2005
United Nations Organizational Mission at D.R. Congo (MONUC), Kinshasa, D.R. Congo
As Chief G-6 (Communication) of Force HQ MONUC, carried out plan, advice and execution of tactical communication for the military contingents and observers throughout the mission area at D.R. Congo.
Worked directly under Military Chief of Staff and executes the Force Commander’s directives.
Graduate Certificate Course on Wireless Networking 2018
George Brown College, Toronto
Master’s in Defense Studies 2008
National University of Bangladesh
B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2003
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (BUET)
Technical & Computer Proficiencies
Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Project, Visio
Project Management Professional (PMP) 2019
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) 2019
Project Management Institute 2019
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) 2017