A competent and organized individual who is able to work as part of a team and manage several priorities at any one time. Arooj has a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a keen desire to learn and grow within a firm. She possesses superb communication skills, and always treats people with respect and according to their individual needs. She has good administration and IT skills, and extensive knowledge of database systems. Right now she is looking to work within a professional environment, and for a company that recognizes hard work and loyalty.
Microsoft Office Suite
Works well in diverse team environment
Complex problem solver
Strong communication skills
Higher Education Commission, Islamabad
The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is an independent, autonomous, and constitutionally established institution of primary funding, overseeing, regulating, and accrediting the higher education efforts in Pakistan.
Trainee (HRM) February 2017 – Present
-Assisting and coordinating in daily HR activities.
-Collecting scanning and sorting job applications for candidates and calling deserving candidates for interviews.
-Maintaining optimal staffing levels by tracking vacancies and initiating recruitment and interview processes to identify qualified candidates.
-Maintenance of the HR records and systems.
-Supporting in planning and implementing HR policies and procedures.
-Arranging training for new and established employees.
-Handling all confidential information in a professional manner.
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) is a post-graduate research institute, and a public policy think tank, the main objective of PIDE is to provide world-class research and the best quality education.
Research Intern July 2015 – September 2015
I was responsible for the research work right from locating the research gap to actual execution of the research idea into a study.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is a leading policy think tank, the Institute’s main responsibility is to conduct policy advice and policy oriented research.
Research Assistant August 2013 – September 2014
Worked at SDPI as a Research Assistant with Pakistan Data Portal (PDP) team. Pakistan Data Portal (PDP) is a joint initiative of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) & Alif Ailaan. PDP is one of the biggest data depositories for Pakistan's education related data; it is now accumulating other sectors data sets into the portal.
-To collect and review education related newspaper articles daily
-Enter data in the required format for Pakistan Data Portal (PDP)
-Online analysis and PDP phase II testing
-Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information
-Manage and respond to project related emails.
-Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
2014-2016 Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad
Economics Status: Completed
2011-2013 University of the Punjab
Bachelors of Science
Economics, Statistics & Applied Psychology Status: Completed
2009-2011 Federal Board of Intermediate Secondary Education (FBISE), Islamabad
Commerce Status: Completed
2007-2009 Federal Board of Intermediate Secondary Education (FBISE), Islamabad
Science Status: Completed
Conferences & Workshops
Attended seminars and conferences related to Economy of Pakistan:
-Participated in the arrangements of Pre Budget Seminar 2016, which was jointly organized by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary services (PIPS) and received Certificate of Appreciation.
-Participated in 31st Annual General Meeting and conference of Pakistan Society of Development Economists. (Islamabad, December 2015)
-Attended the 30th Annual General Meeting of Pakistan Society of Development Economists. (Islamabad, December 2014)
-Participated in the training session on the use of Pakistan data portal for evidence based reporting which was jointly organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) & National Press Club Islamabad and received Certificate of Appreciation.
-Frequently attended seminars on different economic issues during the stay at PIDE.
Date Of Birth: 10-November-1993
Languages Known: English, Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic (Read & Write Knowledge)
Marital Status: Single
** References could be furnished upon requests.