A senior conservation and development expert in Southern Africa. Additional competences in infrastructures (water, energy) and finances (project finance, corporate finance, innovative finance). Proficient in project design, supervision and evaluation. Used to engage with the diplomatic, governmental and international organizations, as well as with NGOs and private sector.
• Protected area development and support.
• Conservation finance (trust funds, offsets, climate finance, impact investing).
• Community-based natural resources management.
• Policy/institutional reforms.
• Ecological infrastructures/nature-based solutions.
• Biodiversity mainstreaming.
• Mitigation: renewal energies and energy efficiency.
• Adaptation: rangeland restauration, watershed management.
• Climate finance (GEF, GCF, REDD+).
• Project finance.
• Corporate finance.
• Banking intermediation.
• Green and innovative finance.
• Project design and supervision.
• Financial management and audit.
• Procurement processes.
• Project contracting.
• Project and programs evaluation.
Extensive experience in executive office management in public sector administration as well as private sector account management, marketing, telecommunications and financial services.
Executive Office Management;
Public Relations & Event Management;
Knowledge and experience on implementation of Development projects in Agriculture & Agribusiness sector and Climate change ( investments in improved climate resilience technologies) in Tajikistan and Finance Extension Cooperatives in Georgia.
Conducting economic analysis, cost benefit analysis and income statement analyses for sustainable land use management practices for multipurpose plantation, contour ploughing, safflower, communal orchard and etc.
Implementation of Innovative Business Models for apple, pear value chain, lemon value chain, early tomato and cucumber value chain, dairy value chain.
Carrying out Operational Work, drafting and preparation of Quarterly and Final project reports.
Conducting market research and assessment and project implementation for various agriculture value chains (beef and dairy, poultry, goat breeding, potatoes).
Considerable knowledge and practical experience in the fields of project management, marketing, finance and administration, logistics and strategic planning.
A highly successful professional, with a high degree of entrepreneurial flair, demonstrated through an outstanding record of achievement in formulating business strategies and spearheading complex projects/programmes.
Possesses a structured, analytical approach with a keen eye and attention to detail and combines an understanding of commercial matters and is able to get to the core of issues and promote viable solutions to achieve significant results.
TVET / Modelling/Planning; Analysis / Research; Stakeholder Relationship Development; Innovation / Creativity; Project Management / Business Consultancy; Statistics / Statistical Modelling; Presentations / Report Writing; Governmental structures; P&L Awareness / Appreciation; Strategy Design & Implementation; Improving Business Efficiency; Managing Workshops / Training; Contracts Negotiation.
Proposal Writing, Program Evaluation, Project Management.
Agronomist with management skills and more than 13 years of professional experience in development cooperation in the anglophone and francophone environment of Africa and Oceania. Excellent knowledge in innovation-oriented consulting to rural target groups and in dealing with conflict and crisis situations. Profound expertise in Value Chain Development, Food Security, Resource Management and
Sustainable Rural Development. Significant track record in the development and sustainable introduction of digital, structural
and technical innovations.
Engaged in lifelong learning and continuous improving skills processes. Strong skills and built a profile of a vetted sectoral expert in Education/TVET, Labor/Employment economics, Entrepreneurship with solid knowledge of “how” to take into account in operations cross-cutting issues such as gender, sustainable development and innovation.
12 years of working experience.
Education-Training (capacity building): Skills development, research in digital education, e-learning design, e-learning platforms management (Moodle, Totara), education system analysis and governance, education planning, adult and young people training, Instructional design (training needs identification and analysis, training content design, training facilitation, training evaluation), Competency based-training, dual apprenticeship
Gender: Gender analysis (policies, strategies, projects, programs), participatory gender-audit certified facilitator.
Labor-Employment-Entrepreneurship: employment and labor markets analysis, ecosystem analysis, Entrepreneurship, Business incubator management, SME Business Loop approach, Youth Positive Development.
Knowledge management, Public policies design and evaluation (employment, education, youth, social protection, gender), Project management.
Data analysis: Probit, Logit, principal component analysis, factorial analysis of matches and multiples matches, analysis of variance, discrimant analysis, simple and multiple linear regressions.
Thorough knowledge of Project Cycle Management (PCM).
More than 20 years of working experience. More than 15 years of professional experience in public administration reform, public policy development, and good governance.
More than 12 years of professional experience working with Government Institutions and central Government in more than 7 countries worldwide.
More than 7 years of professional experience in strategic planning and public policy cycle.
Extensive experience in public policy coordination at centre of government level.
Strong expertise and experience in the broader field of public administration reform and public management gained through the participation in more than 5 technical assistance projects across government (in national and international level).
Extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation and reporting including results-based evaluation (more than 7 years of working experience and 8 project references).
Extensive knowledge and understanding of public administration set- up and functioning European level, Middle East and Balkans.
Strong scientific background and activity and academic research experience in the field of public administration reform and public policies.
Extensive knowledge of international trends and best practices in the field of public administration reform from participating in international networks and fora (OECD, EIPA, ASPA, EGPA, IIAS, IASIA, EuPAN).
Strong knowledge of project cycle management and evaluation methods for EU, UNESCO, GIZ, GAC projects and techniques particularly in Gender mainstreaming and skills improvement sectors, gained through various assignments with EU, ETF, UNESCO, GIZ, GAC and other donor funded projects.
Experience in Iraq, through conflict environment with remote management experience as well Yemen and Palestine Authority.
Over 15 years of professional experience in Education for LLL & TVET Sector manging and implementing donor funded projects & Gender mainstreaming, Technical & Vocational Education & Training and reform of government institutions, skills development and training activities for employment, including wide experience in Gender mainstreaming projects.
Over 8 years of professional experience in designing, implementing start-up programmes of technical assistance projects for the improvement of the education and HR development with remote management of projects in transition environments.
More than 10 years of experience in the field of Education & TVET development skills, with focus on women’s economic empowerment in the region.
Core experience in in designing and setting up of standardized Lifelong Learning education mechanisms.
Excellent in designing and/or implementation of TA projects for the improvement of the education and donors funded programmes, ability to manage large teams in culturally diverse sitting in Iraq, Kurdistan and Jordan.
Supporting the development of legal and regulatory framework for governance of TVET, home based business, and gender mainstreaming development.
Experienced transactional attorney and international development professional with over 20 years of experience.
Specializes in investment facilitation/policy, export promotion (AGOA +), structured trade/finance, trade policy and enabling environment reform.
Experienced, motivated and results oriented professional with 20 years of experience in different fields of public administration, private and NGO sector. Main areas includes international development cooperation, with capacity building expertise in policy planning and coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, institution building, civil society effectiveness, democracy and human rights, education, good governance, and reforms of public administration.
Experience in institutional development & capacity building, while being a task force member in policy making with mid-term and long-term programming, as well as implementation and monitoring in Government and ministerial level, guided by EU agenda and related directives.
Leadership experience in policy advocacy on aid coordination at the national and international level based on OECD DAC principles and effective modalities (promoter of global aid effectiveness agenda, including principles for fragile states).
Institutional capacity building experience in designing and monitoring of the education sector strategy through implementation of the sector wide approach (SWAP) and Joint Annual Review (JAR).
Experience in conducting country programme reviews and evaluations during the last 9 years (bilateral development cooperation framework programs for Western Balkans), based on OECD DAC evaluation criteria and Theory of Change).
Training local NGOs working with human rights and empowerment- women, youth, child, disability and other vulnerable groups.
eam leader on capacity building projects for civil society effectiveness- CSO better planning, monitoring and reporting based on results based management and human rights based approach; as well as International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness This includes CSO’s strengthened complementary role in Government’s policy making, implementation, and monitoring, based on this CSO global effectiveness agenda.
Experienced in portfolio, program & project management, applying result based management (RBM) planning and monitoring tools, based on human rights perspective and crosscutting issues – environment, gender, disability, and other crosscutting issues.
Presentation and facilitation made to multicultural (local, national and international) and diverse audiences (public and private) relating to development policies, strategies and programs; and presentation of evaluation findings of country and sector reviews of development programs.
Actively participating in reform and public institutional building processes both in central and local governance, while one- go policy making for rather development and integration.
Strongly committed to alleviating poverty, good quality education, economic development and EU integration of the Republic of Kosovo.
Promoter of aid effectiveness principles and modalities, including principles for good international engagement in fragile states and situations.
Good knowledge of EU procedures and EU enlargement mattes, including SAA process in Kosovo.
Academic teaching experience in the subjects of management, and marketing.
Diversely experienced in administration, operational, and service-oriented roles. Develops a broad vision and comprehensive plans through which to achieve objectives. Draws from all available resources to coordinate and facilitate programs and services for a comprehensive approach. International business administration, marketing, telecommunication systems, agriculture, public health, food safety, FSMA regulations and labeling requirements for exporting, Codex Alimentarius, International Food Laws and Regulations.
Organizational change management;
International Food Laws and Regulations;
Financial Statement and Ratio Analysis;
USAID Organizational Capacity Assessment;
Strategic business plan and loan applications.
Planning and multiple project coordination;
Market analysis and Cooperative management;
Codex, Food Safety, HACCP, FSMA, COOL;
Community and Small business development;
FSMA regulations and labeling requirements;
Employment opportunities through entrepreneurship.
Over 12 years hands on experience in using market driven/private sector-led approaches to improve the economic future and quality of life of the rural poor; youth programming especially in the areas of enhancing employment opportunities & stimulating entrepreneurship along the agricultural value chains; establishing strategic partnerships; building climate resilience in agriculture; organizational development and institutional strengthening of producer enterprise groups; empowering farmers through agribusiness and financial services; over 8 years’ experience in inclusive market systems development through market systems development and value chain approaches; and business idea conceptualization and planning for agricultural related SMEs.
Fields of activity:
Value chain development and management.
Private sector engagement and development.
Inclusive market systems development.
Values Based Holistic Community Development (Social Capital Model).
Organizational development and institutional strengthening of producer enterprise
Building climate resilient/sustainable agricultural commodity chains.
Viability and profitability analysis of agricultural related SMEs.
Identification, building and management of strategic partnerships.
Youth economic empowerment through agribusiness.
Project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Forty years of experience in emerging markets (“EM”) at leading private and public-sector development, commercial, and investment financial institutions and agencies.
Combination of business and legal background and experience from a commercial, investment and development banking perspective;
Extensive experience identifying, structuring and implementing financing and co-financing options for qualifying private sector projects of small and medium size financial institutions and companies in EM (“SMEs”) that generate employment and economic growth;
Large global relationship network at private and public-sector development, commercial, and investment financial institutions and agencies; excellent capacity to identify financing sources and syndicate credit facilities;
Last 10 years managing an OPIC-funded private sector company that finances SMEs in Iraq, with outstanding results originating, monitoring and enforcing loans.
Lecturer on SME financing options, challenges and issues, at European and Middle East universities, conferences, seminars and forums.
Specialities: Governance, Public Policy, Public Administration, M&E, Strategic Analysis, Sustainable Development and the Environment, Climate Change, GHG Inventory Reporting, Sustainable Impact Assessment, Communications.
A health and development professional with 20 years of experience with civil society, national and state governments, bi-lateral agency, the UN and private philanthropy on health systems strengthening for improved RMNCH+A and TB outcomes and in area of Strategy & Partnerships. I have demonstrated experience in strategic partnership building and engagement with varied stakeholders; evidence based programme design and management, techno-managerial oversight for health and development programmes, policy analysis and advocacy, documentation and technical writing on health and related issues.
A multi-skilled ICT professional with excellent all-round supervisory and technical expertise with a career spanning over 15 years acquiring expertise in: digital transformation, project planning and management, financial management, managing the program’s workforce, database and information management – data analysis, operations management, ICT Law and arbitration including Media and Telecommunications, ICT Governance, Gender Mainstreaming for ICT, leadership and supervision for non - government organizations, research innovation partners, private sector, national governments and regional economic communities. Efficiently managed ICT projects, strategies and policies. Highlights of working experience: management of advisory services, facilitating Project Management Support, providing technical, functional, organizational guidance and management of all ICT projects. Experience in information and cyber security, risk management, business continuity, public procurement. Implementation of Development Partners Funded Projects - fund sourcing, developing Terms of Reference (ToRs) and tender documents, team building, submission procedures, coordinating, implementing and evaluating funded projects for systematic development partners for national and donor programmed projects, evaluation of funded projects for systematic development partner, development of training curriculum, implementation of an e-learning management system.
A world-wide well-known expert in the field of postal sector reforms including the corporate transformation and development of state-owned postal operators and advancing digitalized financial inclusion through postal networks.
25+ years of mid- to senior-level experience in corporate, marketing, and development communications and knowledge management (specializing in strategic planning and implementation, multimedia and new media materials development, writing and editing, desktop publishing, media/partner/supplier relations, and event organizing and hosting for top local, Canadian and Australian companies; advertising & PR agencies.
An agricultural development expert, planner, technology transfer expert, training expert, policy and project analyst who has worked as a professional for over twenty years at various levels. As a result of this, he has acquired a wealth of experience in the area of food and nutrition security, food safety, postharvest management, assessment, crop production, input-output analysis, market analysis, market price analysis, benefit cost analysis, impact assessment, vulnerability profiling and assessment, monitoring project status, project design, budgets preparation and management, ability and willingness to pay for a service, preparation and regular financial report, gathering and collating statistical data and information on crops and livestock for decision making, training facilitators, efficient administrative skill, team building, investment analysis, knowledge and experiences sharing among others. He has been Agriculture representative for National Development Plan (NDP) and am well experienced in the critical enabler for the agriculture sector and poverty reduction strategy.