Ms. Uzera Nishat
Chairperson, CSSP BoD
An Innovative thinker with broad-based expertise, in human resource management, capacity & organizational development and general operations, gained over a span of 20 years. Her recent full time assignment was to lead People and OD function of WaterAid Pakistan. Before that she led HR functions at MSI (Management Systems International) and SPO (Strengthening Participatory Organization). As a capacity development expert, she has led the capacity development plan for KP WASH services providers, i.e. PHED and LGE&RDD as part of their strategic WASH plan (2019-2030). She has also served as Board member of HRDN (Human Resource Development Network) and currently chairperson of board of directors of CSSP (Civil Society Support Programme). In addition, she is a visiting faculty member at Quaid-e-Azam Univeristy Islamabad and MDI (Management Development Institute) for their USQ degree programmes.
She is a certified trainer from LUMS of their one year TOT programme under their Social Enterprise Development Programme and got certified from ILO Turin Italy of their competency based performance management training module.
She is an envisioned and results oriented leader, energized by challenge having Human Resource Management and organizational development experience supporting management teams and employees through rapid change and growth. She has developed HR Manuals, policies and handbooks for her own organizations and also steered that process at HRDN and CSSP as board member. Her core competencies are strategic thinking, change management, Innovative & out of box thinking, capacity assessment and organizational development, manual development, mentoring, leading and developing teams, inspiring, managing staff relations, investigating frauds, grievance handling, managing budgets and forming strategic alliances.