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Orison Chaponda
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Orison Chaponda Member

Last update: Apr 26, 2022 Last update: 26 Apr, 2022

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Citizenship: Malawi
Languages: Chichewa, English, French, Shona, Swahili, Tswana, Tumbuka, Zulu
Highest Degree: MBA
Experience: 28 years
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Sectors: Rural Development, Civil Society & NGOs, Education, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Social Development, Fundraising, Monitoring & Evaluation, Human Rights, Training, Anti-Corruption, Conflict, Democratization, Justice Reform, Regional Integration, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Grants & Grant Schemes, Prog ... See more Rural Development, Civil Society & NGOs, Education, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Social Development, Fundraising, Monitoring & Evaluation, Human Rights, Training, Anti-Corruption, Conflict, Democratization, Justice Reform, Regional Integration, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Grants & Grant Schemes, Programme & Resource Management, Research, Decentralization & Local Development, Advocacy
Gender: Male
Address: Malawi, P.O. Box 2642, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Objective oriented person who is focused on achieving targets through logical planning and execution usingparticipatory, flexible and creative approaches to management.

Holder of a Master’s degree specialising in strategic management and result-oriented project management; trained Trainer of Trainers in conflict management with a strong focus on people management: leadership, coaching for results and mentorship.  Over 15 years’ experience in senior management roles managing complex and multi-sectoral national level programmes dealing with integration and context focus using innovative approaches;  Practical experience in participatory, rights based approaches with CSOs and State Actors (ministries, national institutions).  Qualified Project Cycle Management facilitator and trainer with experience in the ZOPP and logical framework methodologies combined with adult and child education practical work experience using the Learner-centred Problem Solving Approaches (LePSA).  Over 20 years leading programme teams in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring and evaluating programme interventions on human rights, HIV/AIDS, rule of law, governance and conflict management..  Over 20 years of being accountable for quality results according to human rights principles and strategies.  Oversee Programme Strategy and technical support, programme effectiveness, knowledge management and learning and program delivery  Proven experience in grants management in Malawi and Botswana with vast experience in formulating foundational documents such as Political Economy Analysis, Theory of Change and other transformational strategies e.g. human rights based approaches to programming.  Over 20 years of involvement in high level strategic leadership within complex multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams in Malawi and SADC as focal point, team member, expert advisor and/or servicing the team.  Over 15 years’ experience of practical involvement in program development, including budgeting, people management and senior level representation dealing with multiple stakeholders and funders.  Over 10 years of practical hands-on experience brokering and enhancing productive working relationships within the key partners that I have worked with or supported, both state and non-state actors.  Proven capacity to oversee field programme operations across the country on national level initiatives both in Malawi and SADC.  Hands on experience in supervising programme and technical specialists in various thematic areas, including monitoring, evaluation and research. Recently concluded management of a Short Term Experts (STE) Facility for 2,395 working days for 60 specialised missions.  Over 12 years of directing national policy and advocacy strategies at implementation level and 15 years of designing the same.  Over 20 years of directly managing national programme and departmental budgets of a minimum of Euro 3.5 million per year.  Proven track record in designing and overseeing staff capacity development assessments and interventions that are context specific.  Over 23 years of preparing and submitting complex and comprehensive timely reports for various funders, including the EU, DFID, DANIDA, World Bank etc.  Strong background in establish and managing working networks and partnerships with like-minded organisations locally, regionally and internationally.  Practical hands on experience in development and refinement of Strategic Plans: for NICE in Malawi (2013); for Law Commission, Judiciary, Police, Prisons and Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (2014 to 2016); for the Botswana Coalition Against AIDS (2012) and Sekgele Trust (2011).  Proven knowledge and experience of logistics and finance, grants management, human resource management and beneficiary support.  Exceptional conceptual and analytical skills and strategic thinking  Excellent proposal and grant management skills.  Strong research background in the fields of political economy, theory of change, training for transformation and applied research for transparency and accountability, good governance, human rights and access to justice.  Sound judgement and decision making within limited time and information  Written and oral communication skills, including presentation and public speaking  Strong negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills  Strong resource mobilisation background with a variety of donors  Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications  Belief in the potential of people to succeed if given right support and multi-tasking  Capacity to cope with tough situations and performing under stress