Paul Bourlon
Paul Bourlon Trainer, O&M Expert Phase 2, Co-Director
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Paul Bourlon Trainer, O&M Expert Phase 2, Co-Director
Last update: 8 days ago
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Citizenship:
Belgium
Languages:
English, French, Portuguese
Highest Degree:
MBA
Experience:
26 years
Countries:
Angola, Burundi, Cambodia, Cote d'Ivoire, Dem. Rep. Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Lebanon, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Reunion, Serbia, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Sectors:
Rural Development, Energy, Environment & NRM, Urban Development, Water & Sanitation, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Agriculture
Gender:
Male
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Team leader: Strategic & persuasive, over 25years of international experience in management of donor-funded projects from multiple diversified rural to large-scale urban ones; high standard in execution and confirmed guidance of multicultural teams, diversified projects; strong ability to communicate & mobilize at all levels; high degree of adaptability, strong personal commitment and loyalty.

Technical expertise: Wide-ranging experience of technical and training support to public services in developing countries; strong background on design, implementation and efficiency improvement of water networks, energy & energy back up, low income sanitation solutions, NRW, instrumentation & asset management strategy; multiple references on training cursus set up and delivery; supervision of works & services contracts; ability to shape & manage procurement documents reflecting partner’s needs in accordance with IFI’s and donor’s legal framework. Extensive practice with public partners to review the pattern of the proposed service according to the nowadays environmental challenges and their expected evolution, including review of department structure and training needs.

Partner and project management: Genuine believe of working with/through people; strong experience to capacitate partner around key objectives, instilling ownership & values; fostering the development & coaching of partner teams. Confirmed experience in managing complex projects; driving cost efficiencies & timely delivery; ability to set realistic objectives & actions; track-record in leading complex operations in fast-paced environments requiring rapid decisions & pragmatic solutions.

Current situation: Based in Uganda with family; fulfilling several Part-time consultancies abroad for the Seureca-IOWater Consortium and IOWater (Office International de l'Eau | (iowater.org)).