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Zahid Rahim

Zahid Rahim

Data Analyst

Bureau of Statistics


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Bureau of Statistics P&DD GoAJ&K | Apr 2019 - Present

Research and Data Analyst

(MIS), data collection, processing, analysis, visualization, dissemination and publication of secondary data and recommending courses of actions and future directions to policy makers and development planners. Also, working with UNICEF in Data Processing, Analysis and visualization of Statistical Data of AJ&K Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2020-21 and Child Labour Survey (CLS) 2022-23. Duties: • Responsible for Analysis of collected data through Population Census 2017, Labour Force Survey (LFS), Pakistan Standard Living Measurements (PSLM), Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) and National Nutrition Survey (NNS) and reporting for Sustainable Development in line with SDGs for effective planning in AJ&K. • Responsible for collection and analysis of data from Government departments to prepare statistical publications i.e., “Annual Statistical Year Book” and “AJ&K At a Glance” for Researchers, Development Planners, Policy Makers and Academia for informed decision making. • Worked in MICS and CLS in collaboration with UNICEF and analysed primary data based on 171 MICS and 34 SGDs indicators through statistical tools and techniques (Excel, SPSS, Power BI) for realistic and informed decision making and prepared MICS survey finding report, mobile application and snapshots. • Prepared District and Equity Profiles through analysis of primary data collected in AJ&K MICS 2020-21 for effective policy making and sustainable planning. • Supervised secondary editing section of MICS Project for data cleaning and processing of primary data. • Conducted Data Collection Training of AJ&K MICS & CLS as Master Trainer. • Responsible for monitoring to ensure quality of MICS & CLS data. • Worked with a development/test team to identify business requirements of Organizational Management Information System (MIS) for data collection and reporting.
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ZHR Cargo & Transport LLC | Aug 2015 - May 2018

Business / Data Analyst

business efficiency and effectiveness. Utilized Analytical and Technical Expertise to provide data insights to support strategic business decisions. Duties: • Performed Information system analysis based on the business users’ requirements to solve business needs. • Provided recommendations to update current Management Information Systems (MIS) to improve reporting efficiency. • Utilized MS Excel (Power Query, pivot Table and Power pivot), Power BI, SQL, and other dashboard/Visualization toolsets for data intelligence and analysis. • Responsible for reported bi-monthly data analysis findings to upper management to use in making business decisions. • Evaluated and validated data models; identified gaps and processes to streamline data management and converted data into actionable insights by predicting and modelling future outcomes. • Interpreted data relations into business rules; verified database and data integrity; and performed data cleanup.

DISQ INC LTD | Sep 2012 - Jul 2015

IT Business Analyst

Managed the full SDLC - reviewed requirements, coordinated with the application development team, distributed tasks, created test plans, coordinated production installation, and participated in support. Duties: • Gathered requirements from business users and translated them to technical team using UML diagrams and Functional design documents to support implementation of projects. • Created and delivered full sign-off project documentation starting from Development and ending at post-production deliverables by working with key stakeholders to elicit information and gain agreement. • Actively took part in system integration and testing phase as to ensure that the developed systems were properly tested to meet business requirements. • Collaborated with on-site and off-shore developers and other analysts to implement Functional specifications until achieving stakeholders' desired end results. • Coordinated and led training sessions for local and global users. • Performed user acceptance testing for software changes and enhancements. • Provided ongoing Software Application Support.

First ONBOARD | Nov 2010 - Aug 2012

Application Support Engineer

• Responsible for monitoring and maintaining Travel RPM (Travel Retail Performance Management) and POS Hardware (XPDA-V). • Trained new employees on XPDA device and software applications. • Transmitted data from XPDA device to back-office system. • Conducted training sessions for non-technical staff on the basic computer concepts, Applications and Microsoft Office. • Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving application issues escalated from internal staff. • Remote Support to other Branches Users.

IDBS | Jul 2009 - Oct 2010

Software Engineer

• Responsible for developing various applications by using C#.Net/ASP .Net, MS SQL server, HTML, XML, Java Script (development/deployment). • Designed, coded and tested new Windows and web software applications • Worked on RDLC Reports and Customized Reports (DataGrid View). • Plain Reports using JSON Objects and JQuery.

My Education

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MSc Computing University of Greenwich | 2013
Bs (Computer Science) University of Arid Agriculture, Rwalpindi | 2009

About Me

Zahid Rahim

An experienced professional with over 10 years’ expertise encompassing in devising IT solutions, Data processing, analysis and visualization for improved organizational efficiency, informed decision making and realistic data driven public policies.

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