NGO field operations startup and management; grant management
Humanitarian & Development Professional
- Washington D.C. Metro Area, US
- +1.202.758.5851 or +977.980.1087.496
Senior humanitarian and development program manager with extensive
nonprofit management experience, operational ease in multicultural
environments, expertise in directing complex projects from concept to full
operational status, and work experience in the private sector and
Led the development of Save the Children's strategy on aid effectiveness.
Provided technical assistance to U.S. government agencies on program planning and implementation in Haiti and South Africa.
Haiti: Provided facilitation and oversight for planning, implementation, and reporting of program performance for HIV/AIDS operations; designed and conducted a country wide portfolio review; led annual performance evaluation(FY2011); and developed a $140 million country operational plan(FY2012); developed a 5-year $1 billion operational plan to strengthen Haiti's health sector and facilitated negotiations between Haitian health officials and U.S. Government representatives.
South Africa: Facilitated the formulation of a U.S./S.A. Governments Partnership to fight HIV/AIDS and TB; drafted a 5-year $2. 2 billion implementation plan for HIV/AIDS & TB programs; led consultations with Development Partners, including South African and international for profit and nonprofit organizations; engaged senior health officials on the behalf of U.S. Government and staffed U.S. Government representatives in official negotiations.
Served as senior health advisor to the Office of the Health Attaché; provided technical and logistical support in all phases of strategy development, planning, and implementation of the Mission’s HIV/AIDS and Health portfolio in South Africa (SA) - with an annual budget of over $500 million, five U.S. government implementing agencies, and over 700 for-profit and non-profit implementing partners; advised the Office on interagency collaboration and government-to-government negotiations on the implementation of the entire health portfolio.
Started as Program Manager leading a capacity building and partnerships development program across 6 Sub-Saharan African countries and the US; was then promoted two years later to form and lead a range of partnerships addressing NGO accountability and impact, private sector/governments collaboration for aid financing, and north/south NGO partnerships.
Served on InterAction's senior management team; contributed to the formulation of InterAction’s 5-year strategic vision along with internal organizational restructuring in 2007.
Started as Program Officer serving as Pact’s in-house expert on programs in South East Asia and Africa; was promoted three years later to oversee select country portfolios; helped develop a “country management team” approach to better integrate HQ and field operations; provided certified training in organizational capacity development.
Africa: Botswana; Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); Ghana; Guinea; Ivory Coast; Kenya; Liberia; Madagascar; Mali; Rwanda; Senegal; South Africa; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
Asia: Burma (Myanmar); India; Laos; Nepal; Philippines.