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Email: nikzafri@yahoo.com, nikzafri@gmail.com

Kelantanese, Alumni of Sultan Ismail College Kelantan (SICA), Diploma (Management), IT Competency Cert, Certified Written English Professional US. Has participated in many seminars/conferences (local/ international) in the capacity of trainer/lecturer and participant.

Affiliations :- Council Member of Gerson Lehrman Group NY, Institute of Quality Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Association, Auditor ISO 9000 IRCAUK, Auditor OHSAS 18000 (SIRIM and STS) /EMS ISO 14000:2004 and Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS, CIDB (Now BCA) Singapore),

* Possesses 26 years of experience/hands-on in the multi-modern management & technical disciplines (systems & methodologies) such as Knowledge Management (Hi-Impact Management/ICT Solutions), Quality (TQM/ISO), Safety Health Environment, Civil & Building (Construction), Manufacturing, Motivation & Team Building, HR, Marketing/Branding, Business Process Reengineering, Economy/Stock Market, Contracts/Project Management, Finance & Banking, etc. He was employed to international bluechips involving in national/international megaprojects such as Balfour Beatty Construction/Knight Piesold & Partners UK, MMI Insurance Group Australia, Hazama Corporation (Hazamagumi) Japan (with Mitsubishi Corporation, JA Jones US, MMCE and Ho-Hup) and Sunway Construction Berhad (The Sunway Group of Companies). Among major projects undertaken : Pergau Hydro Electric Project, KLCC Petronas Twin Towers, LRT Tunnelling, KLIA, Petronas Refineries Melaka, Putrajaya Government Complex, Sistem Lingkaran Lebuhraya Kajang (SILK), Mex Highway, KLIA1, KLIA2 etc. Once serviced SMPD Management Consultants as Associate Consultant cum Lecturer for Diploma in Management, Institute of Supervisory Management UK/SMPD JV. Currently – Associate/Visiting Consultants/Facilitators, Advisors for leading consulting firms (local and international) including project management. To name a few – Noma SWO Consult, Amiosh Resources, Timur West Consultant Sdn. Bhd., TIJ Consultants Group (Malaysia and Singapore) and many others.

* Ex-Resident Weekly Columnist of Utusan Malaysia (1995-1998) and have produced more than 100 articles related to ISO-9000– Management System and Documentation Models, TQM Strategic Management, Occupational Safety and Health (now OHSAS 18000) and Environmental Management Systems ISO 14000. His write-ups/experience has assisted many students/researchers alike in module developments based on competency or academics and completion of many theses. Once commended by the then Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia for his diligence in promoting and training the civil services (government sector) based on “Total Quality Management and Quality Management System ISO-9000 in Malaysian Civil Service – Paradigm Shift Scalar for Assessment System”

Among Nik Zafri’s clients : Adabi Consumer Industries Sdn. Bhd, (MRP II, Accounts/Credit Control) The HQ of Royal Customs and Excise Malaysia (ISO 9000), Veterinary Services Dept. Negeri Sembilan (ISO 9000), The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (Aspects of Project Management – KLCC construction), Corporate HQ of RHB (Peter Drucker's MBO/KRA), NEC Semiconductor - Klang Selangor (Productivity Management), Prime Minister’s Department Malaysia (ISO 9000), State Secretarial Office Negeri Sembilan (ISO 9000), Hidrological Department KL (ISO 9000), Asahi Kluang Johor(System Audit, Management/Supervisory Development), Tunku Mahmood (2) Primary School Kluang Johor (ISO 9000), Consortium PANZANA (HSSE 3rd Party Audit), Lecturer for Information Technology Training Centre (ITTC) – Authorised Training Center (ATC) – University of Technology Malaysia (UTM) Kluang Branch Johor, Kluang General Hospital Johor (Management/Supervision Development, Office Technology/Administration, ISO 9000 & Construction Management), Kahang Timur Secondary School Johor (ISO 9000), Sultan Abdul Jalil Secondary School Kluang Johor (Islamic Motivation and Team Building), Guocera Tiles Industries Kluang Johor (EMS ISO 14000), MNE Construction (M) Sdn. Bhd. Kota Tinggi Johor (ISO 9000 – Construction), UITM Shah Alam Selangor (Knowledge Management/Knowledge Based Economy /TQM), Telesystem Electronics/Digico Cable(ODM/OEM for Astro – ISO 9000), Sungai Long Industries Sdn. Bhd. (Bina Puri Group) - ISO 9000 Construction), Secura Security Printing Sdn. Bhd,(ISO 9000 – Security Printing) ROTOL AMS Bumi Sdn. Bhd & ROTOL Architectural Services Sdn. Bhd. (ROTOL Group) – ISO 9000 –Architecture, Bond M & E (KL) Sdn. Bhd. (ISO 9000 – Construction/M & E), Skyline Telco (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Knowledge Management),Technochase Sdn. Bhd JB (ISO 9000 – Construction), Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM – ISO 9000 & Internal Audit Refresher), Shinryo/Steamline Consortium (Petronas/OGP Power Co-Generation Plant Melaka – Construction Management and Safety, Health, Environment), Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Negotiation Skills), Association for Retired Intelligence Operatives of Malaysia (Cyber Security – Arpa/NSFUsenet, Cobit, Till, ISO/IEC ISMS 27000 for Law/Enforcement/Military), T.Yamaichi Corp. (M) Sdn. Bhd. (EMS ISO 14000) LSB Manufacturing Solutions Sdn. Bhd., (Lean Scoreboard (including a full development of System-Software-Application - MSC Malaysia & Six Sigma) PJZ Marine Services Sdn. Bhd., (Safety Management Systems and Internal Audit based on International Marine Organization Standards) UNITAR/UNTEC (Degree in Accountacy – Career Path/Roadmap) Cobrain Holdings Sdn. Bhd.(Managing Construction Safety & Health), Speaker for International Finance & Management Strategy (Closed Conference), Pembinaan Jaya Zira Sdn. Bhd. (ISO 9001:2008-Internal Audit for Construction Industry & Overview of version 2015), Straits Consulting Engineers Sdn. Bhd. (Full Integrated Management System – ISO 9000, OHSAS 1800 and EMS ISO 14000 for Civl/Structural/Geotechnical Consulting), Malaysia Management & Science University (MSU – (Managing Business in an Organization), Innoseven Sdn. Bhd. (KVMRT Line 1 MSPR8 – Awareness and Internal Audit (Construction), ISO 9001:2008 and 2015 overview for the Construction Industry), Kemakmuran Sdn. Bhd. (KVMRT Line 1 - Signages/Wayfinding - Project Quality Plan and Construction Method Statement ), Amiosh Resources - (1) Lembaga Tabung Haji - Flood ERP (2) WNA Consultants - DID/JPS -Flood Risk Assessment and Management Plan - Prelim, Conceptual Design, Interim and Final Report etc. (3) Tunnel Fire Safety - Fire Risk Assessment Report - Design Fire Scenario), Safety, Health and Environmental Management Plans leading construction/property companies/corporations in Malaysia. Timur West Consulting (1) Business Methodology and System (2) Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya ISMS/Audit/Risk/ITP Technical Team

* Has appeared for 10 consecutive series in “Good Morning Malaysia RTM TV1’ Corporate Talk Segment discussing on ISO 9000/14000 in various industries. For ICT, his inputs garnered from his expertise have successfully led to development of work-process e-enabling systems in the environments of intranet, portal and interactive web design especially for the construction and manufacturing. Some of the end products have won various competitions of innovativeness, quality, continual-improvements and construction industry award at national level. He has also in advisory capacity – involved in development and moderation of websites, portals and e-profiles for mainly corporate and private sectors, public figures etc. He is also one of the recipients for MOSTE Innovation for RFID use in Electronic Toll Collection in Malaysia.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013



Ahli veteran Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu UMNO yang aktif sejak hampir 45 tahun yang lalu. Dilahirkan pada tahun 1938 dan telah bergiat dalam arena politik mulai tahun 1954 (semasa Perikatan ditubuhkan) sehingga akhir hayat Allahyarhamah. Mendapat didikan di Sekolah Melayu Ugama Bachok. Berkahwin pada 24 April, 1951.
Pengalaman Bersama UMNO (1954 sehingga ke akhir hayat)

·        AJK Kaum Ibu UMNO Kuala Krai, Kelantan
·        AJK Persatuan Perkumpulan Perempuan-Perempuan Malaya (W.I.) Kuala Krai, Kelantan
·        Ketua Kaum Ibu UMNO Cawangan Bandar Bachok, Kelantan
·        AJK UMNO Bahagian Bachok, Kelantan
·        Setiausaha Kaum Ibu UMNO Bahagian Bachok, Kelantan
·        Ketua Kaum Ibu Bahagian Bachok, Kelantan
·        AJK Kaum Ibu UMNO Negeri Kelantan
·        SU (W.I.) Jajahan Bachok, Kelantan
·        AJK PIBG Sekolah Inggeris Bachok, Kelantan
·        Ahli Dilantik Majlis Mesyuarat Bandaran Bachok, Kelantan mewakili Kawasan Pantai Irama
·        Penasihat Hakim Mahkamah Rendah, Bachok, Kelantan
·        Bendahari Perayaan Menyambut Malaysia Pertama – 16, 17 & 18 September, 1963 Jajahan Bachok, Kelantan
·        Pemidato Politik Peringkat Kebangsaan Barisan Nasional (PERIKATAN)
·        SU Bendahari Kaum Ibu UMNO Cawangan Bandar Machang, Kelantan
·        SU Bendahari Kaum Ibu UMNO Bahagian Machang, Kelantan
·        AJK UMNO Bahagian Machang, Kelantan
·        AJK PIBG Sekolah Ren. dan Men. Hamzah Machang
·        AJK Biro Buruh Pergerakan Wanita UMNO Malaysia
·        Pengerusi Biro Buruh Pergerakan Wanita UMNO Negeri Kelantan
·        Penyelia Gerakan KEMAS Pergerakan Wanita UMNO Malaysia (Inspektor Politik)
o   Ditugaskan untuk memberikan kursus politik ke hampir seluruh Bahagian-bahagian di seluruh Kelantan dan Malaysia setiap kali pilihanraya umum/kecil umpamanya Terengganu, Pahang, Perak, Kedah dan Kota Tinggi – Johor.
·        Dikurniakan Darjah Kebesaran Pingat Pangkuan Negara (P.P.N.) oleh Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong Malaysia
·        Menerima surat kepujian daripada Pengerusi RIDA Malaysia (Kini MARA)
o   kerana telah merintis dan mengajar Kelas Jahitan, Masakan Selera Timur dan Barat, Kait Mengait dan Keriting Rambut di seluruh daerah dalam Jajahan Bachok dan Machang, Kelantan
·        Ditugaskan di Ekspo Pameran Produk Malaysia di Jeddah, Arab Saudi anjuran Duta Malaysia di Jeddah (Y. B. Dato’ Sri Haji Kamaruddin bin Mat Esa) selama sebulan.
·        AJK Musabaqah Tiwatul Qur’an Peringkat Negeri dan Kebangsaan
·        AJK PIBG Sek. Ren., Menengah dan Maktab Sultan Ismail, Kota Bharu, Kelantan
·        Dikurniakan Darjah Kebesaran Ahli Mangku Negara (A.M.N.) oleh Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong Malaysia
·        SU Bendahari Syarikat Putri Wan Kembang milik Wanita UMNO Negeri Kelantan
·        Pengerusi Tetap UMNO Cawangan Maluri, Kuala Lumpur
·        Bertugas/Berkempen di Kubang Pasu, Kedah semasa Pilihanraya Umum 1978, dan di Pilihanraya Kawasan Padang Terap, Kedah – Januari, 1985.
·        Bertugas/Berkempen ke Puau Pinang dan Terengganu semasa Pilihanraya Umum 1986.
·        Bertugas/Berkempen semasa Pilihanraya Kecil Bukit Tuku, Pasir Mas, Kelantan – Jun, 1987
·        Bertugas/Berkempen di Kedah semasa Pilihanraya Umum 1990 di mana kubu kuat PAS Kota Setar telah berjaya ditumbangkan.
·        Timbalan Pengerusi Tetap UMNO Cawangan Kemudi, Bachok, Kelantan
·        Ketua Pergerakan Wanita UMNO Cawangan Kampung Kemudi, Bahagian Bachok, Kelantan

Allahyarhamah dikenali oleh semua Perdana Menteri Malaysia sehingga YAB Dato' Seri Haji Mohd Najib. Allahyarhamah juga sangat rapat dengan Tun Tan Sri Dr. Fatimah Hashim dan Tan Sri Datin Paduka Seri Dr. Aishah bte Ghani.

Pengalaman di bidang Perniagaan/Keusahawanan dari tahun 1971 sehingga ke akhir hayatnya

  • Kontraktor Wanita Pertama di Kelantan – Syarikat Wan Omar - Kelas 'B' bertaraf Bumiputera
  • Pernah membuka Kedai Emas Kak Nik Zawahir di Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Allahyarhamah telah menghembuskan nafas terakhirnya pada Hari Ahad, 14 Julai, 2002 di rumahnya sendiri Bachok, Kelantan - semasa sedang menunggu masuk waktu solat maghrib jam 7.20 ptg (AL-FATIHAH)


"Tidak ada apa yang Ummi inginkan walau pangkat/pingat kebesaran kecuali melihat agama, bangsa, keluarga Ummi dan tanahair Ummi terbela.  

Ummi juga memerlukan orang mengenang jasabaik yang pernah Ummi taburkan suatu masa dahulu tanpa perlu membalasnya kerana Allah SWT  sahajalah yang akan menilainya nanti)"  

Allahyarhamah Nik Zawahir 

Allahyarhamah bonda saya pernah bercerita mengenai bagaimana dia dinamakan 'Nik Zawahir'.
Dinamakan oleh ayahnya Haji Wan (Nik) Omar dan ibunya Hajjah Nik Zainab bersempena sebuah kitab
karya ulama terkemuka Syeikh Daud Fathani* - Warduz Zawahir li Hilli Alfazhi Iqdatil Jawahir
*Nik Zawahir merupakan keturunan ketujuh dari Syeikh Daud Fathani menerusi ibunya Hajjah Nik Zainab”