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
Oversee the implementation of a $16 million US Refugee Admissions Program and a $16 million protection and assistance programs in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Led the development of Save the Children's strategy on aid effectiveness.
Provided technical support to U.S. government agencies (mainly USAID and CDC) on HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation.
Haiti: Provided facilitation and oversight for planning, implementation, and reporting of program performance for HIV/AIDS operations; designed and facilitated a country wide portfolio review; led the annual performance evaluation for FY2011; led the development of a $140 million country operational plan for FY2012; led the development of a 5-year $1 billion Partnership Framework Implementation Plan (PFIP) to strengthen Haiti's health sector, including facilitated negotiations between Haitian health officials and US Government representatives.
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 - with an annual budget of over $500 million, five US 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 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, Sri Lanka.