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2017-012017-03

Project Management Consultant 

Handwerkskammer Frankfurt-Rhein-Main
  • Organisation and implementation of trainings, workshops etc. in cooperation with the Kenyan partners
  • Identification of local Kenyan experts in various areas needed for achieving the project objectives
  • Support of Kenyan partners in setting-up ToRs for requested short-term experts 
  • Support of international short-term experts and project related visitors
  • Identification of relevant VET initiatives of the private sector (also in other sectors) relevant for the project
  • Support in planning activities with existing and possible additional partner organisations within the
  • current partnership project as well as setting-up realistic budgets
  • Cooperation and networking with public and private stakeholders in the field of VET in Kenya
  • Procurement of material (for project activities or workshops) and support of customs processes (as e.g. customs clearance) 
  • Reporting on project progress and implemented activities
  • Other tasks as mandated by the project manager in Germany
2015-092016-11

Project Manager

Inuka Kenya Ni Sisi Ltd
  • Expanded the Sauti Yetu program has expanded from one county to three during my time (Nairobi - 11 wards, Nakuru - 11 wards, Garissa 4 wards)
  • Achieved 30% improvement in engaging with elected leaders, increased community participation and ownership of the program by over 25% over the period 2012-2015
  • Trained 8 field program staff on on project cycle management, communication and use of social media
  • Ensured efficient implementation and integration of the Sauti Yetu and Maskani Ya Taifa initiatives
  • Coordinated activities with other funding agencies, networking with various government leaders, NGOS
  • Managed budgets and resources
  • Educated teams on the sensitivities involved in a multilingual, multicultural and multi-ethnic communities
  • Ensured timely, comprehensive and complete monthly reporting as per the agreed timelines
2012-092014-06

Project Coordinator

Inuka Kenya Ni Sisi Ltd
  • Successfully ran and completed the pilot program Sauti Yetu in 11 wards in Nairobi, 45 civic education events which led to grant agreement renewal for another 3 years based on the performance of Sauti Yetu
  • Served as a liason between aspirants/elected leaders and the communities
  • Organised community political debates and accountability forums with elected leaders during pre-election and post-election
  • Mobilised communities for debates, civic education and accountability forums
  • Supervised eight local coordinators working in the informal settlements 
  • Created the Sauti Yetu toolkit for other NGOs, local CBOs and faith based organisations for sustainability
  • Assisted with budgeting and facilitating payments as needed for all activities
  • Responsible for report writing for all Sauti Yetu activities
2010-122011-06

Project Coordinator

Free the Children International
  • Executed the strategic plan for Kisaruni Girls School  and coordinated and completed its set up, Kisaruni was first of it's kind to establish peace through education
  • Served as acting Head Mistress of the school for 3 months while we recruited a candidate to fill the post 
  • Assisted with organizational culture orientation for in-coming Head Mistress and Kisaruni Staff 
  • Procured and monitored Inventory of Kisaruni materials and supplies
  • Coordinated with outside stakeholders to learn and implement best practices
  • Managed over 50 Wageni Volunteers as part of the creation of Wageni volunteer experiences for Kisaruni
  • Submit expenditures with receipts and facilitating payments as necessary to suppliers
  • Regular presentation of program results to Program Manager and Kenya Program

Education

20042008

BA In Government (2nd Upper Class)

Liberty University