Dad M. Hamdard is the Consortium of Electoral and Political Process Strengthening’s (CEPPS) Database Manager. He manages a comprehensive indicators’ database for CEPPS, making data available for reporting and decision making. Dad has more than 18 years of experience in designing monitoring and evaluation and database systems for USAID programs in democracy and governance, elections, alternative livelihood, irrigation, formal education, and civil society development.
Between 2000-2009, Dad worked as a monitoring and evaluation manager and director with Creative Associates Inc., and Counterpart International in Afghanistan. Dad developed data collection systems and tools, administered longitudinal evaluation surveys, developed databases, and built capacity of local partners on contemporary theory and concept of monitoring and evaluation.
Previously, between 2009-2017, Dad continued working as the monitoring and evaluation director for the National Democratic Institute, Counterpart International and International Relief and Development in South Sudan, Sudan and Afghanistan where he. Dad worked on a variety of monitoring and evaluation initiatives. developed monitoring and evaluation plans, refined indicators, developed evaluation scopes of work, developed data collection tools and methodology, and trained local staff on the purpose of monitoring and evaluation. Dad also designed quasi-evaluations with the aim to measure the impacts of alternative livelihood programs over the life of beneficiaries by comparing trends in income of treated and non-treated population. Dad has also worked as a monitoring and evaluation manager and director with Creative Associates Inc., and Counterpart International in Afghanistan, developing data collection systems and tools, among other efforts.