Conflict Resolution and Peace, Good Governance, Strategy and Finance, Trade, Environment and Project Management, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, Poverty Alleviation,Micro Enterprises and Cooperatives, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Tax policies, procedures and administration, Banking & Finance, International Trade Investments, Education Management
Media Advocacy, Communications and Public Affairs Advisor, The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
My professionalism and commitment define me as a strong leader with high interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. I´ve demonstrated ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines developing analytical and problem solving approach.
Leading the PFM Team, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
I am a process improvement expert with 22 year of experience having indepth knowledge of Public Finance Management and having extensive experience in integrated financial management, treasury management, revenue management systems. I have also designed TSA system for various clients. Overall I have extensive experience in Public Finance Management System including Budget, Revenue and expenditure reform areas.
GLOBAL PROJECTS PRACTICE LEADER (20+ Years of USAID Experience)Cooperative Agreements, Contracts, Grant Design and Management – Operations & Supply Chain – Finance & Compliance – Staff TrainingProfessional Development & Certification
Leadership Training Courses, Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center, Inc., Washington, DC, ‘06
Arc/Info Training, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, CA, ‘97
Military Support to The Civil Authorities Course, The National Interagency Counterdrug Institute, CA, ‘95
U.S. Disaster Planning & Management, The Simeon Institute, Washington DC, MO, and CA, ‘94
Environmental Economics Training, The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Kyiv, Ukraine, ‘94
Emergency Preparedness Training for CEE Nations, Civil Defense of the Czech Republic, '94
Military Economics, Moscow Finance University, Moscow, ‘86
Independent communications for development specialist
A social development and communications specialist focusing on sustainable livelihoods in rural communities that include water, sanitation, education, health, energy, enterprise development, agriculture and responsible tourism across Africa. Kristina provides strategic communications outputs for NGOs and corporate social responsibility programming that focus on human interest storytelling to document social impact and sustainability.
Over 17 years of experience in the social development sector working in senior positions advising, project design, project evaluation, strategic direction, policy analysis, marketing support, project management and project implementation for livelihoods solutions for poor in association with Donors, Government agencies, INGOs/NGOs, private sector and resource agencies in Afghanistan, Bhutan and across India.
Public Health Consultant/M&E Specialist, International Business and Technical Consultants (IBTCI)
Qualifications: Masters in Public Health (MPH), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB); Bachelor of Science in Human Biology (BScHB); Certificate in planning, monitoring and evaluation, certified life coach, certified group coach.
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist and Public Health Practitioner with a medical background and over thirteen years’ experience. Experience monitoring and evaluating health and medical education programmes, including evaluation of major projects funded by USAID, CDC, EC, DFID and others. Designed, managed, coordinated and reported on health programmes funded by EC, PEPFAR, USAID, DFID, IFRC, UN and other development agencies. Highly flexible, resourceful and adaptable with in depth knowledge of the health sector and proven expertise in project management. Effective networking and partnering skills. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English. As a certified life coach his passion is effecting positive change in the lives of peop
Notable USAID assessment and evaluation expert with agribusiness, food processing, marketing and trade background. Extensive track record in private sector business with a focus on international trade and donor funded rural economic development. Experience in advising governmental ministries as related to trade policy development. Knowledgeable in a broad range of value chains with a focus on vertical integration via processing geared to global market demand. Global experience in the development of food marketing programs and sales organizations. Over a decade of experience with USAID, EU and World Bank Value Chain Development in Africa, Eastern Europe, Central and South Asia. Specific evaluation and project development experience in West Africa.
I am a local governance specialist with 30 years of experience working at country and subnational levels. My primary focus has been in Asian countries experiencing a transition to a decentralized form of governance. I also have some African experience, limited to Egypt and South Sudan. I have designed and managed local governance programs for USAID, UNDP and UNICEF.
Consultant Agri & Rural Economic Development , Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Over 17 years working in developing countries for development projects in private sector and value chain development. Also experience conducting project evaluations as Team Leader (USAID Kenya Dec 2012 - March 2013). Significant USAID, World Bank, ADB, DFID, FAO experience Relevant Masters Degree Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills Excellent oral and written presentation skills in English
Business incubation, technology commercialization and venture management expert with 20 years experience in development and management of technology business. A proven leader, manager, and successful technology entrepreneur.
Chief Executive Officer/Owner, Timeless Afrika Rural Development
International Rural, Agricultural and Community Strategy Development and Implementation specialist with focus on practical steps to translate strategy into action at beneficiary level. Areas of special interest and competence are agricultural and trade value channel assessment, design and re-engineering, community based organisation and local government institutional capacity assessment and development. Intimate knowledge and expertise in the South African Land Restitution process.
Sr. democracy and governance specialist with nineteen years experience in civil society program management,HICD, training, technical assistance, monitoring and evaluation, and grants administration in Armenia, BiH, Albania, Kosovo, and Iraq.
Regional Development Manager, The BrainWare Company
Economic Development Specialist with 20 years of corporate strategic business development experience and 15 years of senior management international donor project experience. Focus on poverty alleviation through sustainable inclusive business models in SME private sector, as well as national level industry sector strategies, incorporating private sector development, policy reform, innovative financial instruments and rural household capacity building and value chain development.
20 years of experience in consulting, in Sub-Saharan Africa (French- and English-speaking) and in the Maghreb, on climate change adaptation and mitigation, and international development issues. 13 years of experience as Team Leader in numerous African countries. Strong command of English & French (mother tongue). MBA, in Strategic Carbon Management (climate change). Insightful knowledge and understanding of government institutions in Africa, and strong capacity to deliver development results . Work experience with The World Bank, AfDB, UNDP, KfW, GIZ, BMUB, UNFCCC, USAID, CIDA, etc.
Specialist in private sector development, trade and investment policy and promotion, enabling environment policy reform, knowledgemanagement, monitoring and evaluation, public management and capacity building, regional integration, and civil society capacity building. Overseas assignments in 39 countries.
Chief of Party/Senior Manager, International Resources Group
Senior manager in economic growth, environment, community development, governance, democracy and cultural heritage programs in post-conflict and transition countries. Particular expertise managing diverse and cross-sectoral programs effectively and dealing well with multiple stakeholders. Over 15 years of experience working with cross-cultural teams on USAID projects and with private sector and NGO partners.
Leading the Pack with Strategy + Partnerships
Advancing strategy & business development across sectors via:
1) Applying 11-year microfinance insight to mobile for development, m-health, M4P, agribusiness & value chain innovations
2) PPP relationships aligning opportunities/needs with value creation
3) CSR, shared value or new business models combining profit + purpose while reaching the BoP
4) Impact investor & donor relationships
• 35 years professional experience in and with SMEs – since more than 25 years in international projects (Private Sector Development)
• Working experience as a Team Leader in implementation of eight TA projects, consequently familiar with all elements of Project Cycle Management, reporting, monitoring, programming, workplans, logical framework, financial management, presentations, team leading, diplomatic skills, fully target oriented,
• Experience in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Central/Southeast Asia, Middle East
Proven background in
• transition economies, policy advice, institutional and private sector (SME) development
• competitiveness, innovation, Capacity Building Needs Analysis (TNA), training of trainers, consultants and entrepreneurs BDS/business development services and centres,cluster Approach
• business and investment planning, business start ups and incubators, creation of economic opportunities
• public-private partnership/dialogue, marketing, agribusiness, access to finance, HR management and development, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, investment promotion, business associations, international cooperation, export promotion;
Language skills: fluent in German, English and Portuguese
For more than 15 years, I have counseled donor organizations, national and local governments, business associations and enterprises on competitiveness, private sector development and economic growth. Renowned for providing pragmatic advice and delivering tangible results, I have worked in leadership and technical roles on long and short term assignments, across four continents, including conflict zones. I have experience in supporting a wide range of industries and as the owner of tourism and real estate enterprises in the UK and South Africa, I bring practical, real-life experience to my consulting assignments.
Project Manager, European Commission project: Small scale Rural Infrastructure Development and Social Reintegration projects in Batken region.
- corporate governance and bankruptcy
- communities development
- public-private partnership (PPP)
- enterprise viability assessment and restructuring
- public sector reforming
- renewable energy sources development
Public service rank: Counsel of Public Service (next to top in public service ranking).
LinkedIn profile: Bakyt Kartanbaev
Chief of Party - Capable Partners Program, Mozambique, FHI 360
• Over 25 years experience designing and managing community and international development programs that engage citizen participation through civil society in policy-decisions in health, youth leadership, service delivery, environment, employment, and local economy.
• Provided capacity building support to over 100 associations/organizations of diverse sizes and purposes (business, education, faith, human rights, services, and community champions).
• Experienced manager of and health and social service delivery as well as civil society engagement programs, with a particular strength in successfully leading innovative, multi-disciplinary, integrated projects.
• 13 years experience managing US government funds including 11 years with USAID funds, contractual, financial, administrative aspects. Experience with European Commission, World Bank, as well as private foundations.
• Reputation for delivering results through cross-sectoral and public-private partnerships, and for helping others connect vision, activities, and field realities.
• Skilled at developing and managing effective, innovative programs, strategic planning, providing training and technical assistance, facilitation, and proposal development.
Development economist specializing inc Value for Money (VFM) strategy, planning and evaluations; results based finance (RBF)commercial market growth; private-public partnerships; business linkages; SME promotion and value-chain streamlining.
Independent VfM review, Private-Sector Development Portfolio; global development agency, Africa
Enterprise-wide VfM training, strategy, and programme integration; global development agency, global
VfM analysis of donor funding mechanism; government donor, global
Multi-country programme VfM analysis; global development agency, Africa and Asia
VfM cross-country training; multi-lateral donor and implementing partners, Africa
VfM analysis of country anti-malaria programme; donor, Asia
VfM strategy for UN emergency response; global agency, Asia
Business case and VfM analysis for DFID nutrition programming; donor, Africa
VfM analysis for multi country SUN nutrition programming, Africa
VfM assessment of British health linkages with developing countries, global
VfM and business analysis of HIV/AIDs youth initiative; global development agency, Africa
VfM analysis of aniti malaria campaign; global development agency, Africa
VfM trading; malaria focus, global development agency
VfM analysis of health systems strengthening programme, Global development agency
VfM programme analysis; global development agency, Africa
VfM training and sector management; multi-lateral donor
VfM analysis , health systems development; global development agency
VfM analysis, mining sector enterprise development, global development agency
Manager - Monitoring and Evaluations, MIS & Research – Uttar Pradesh, World Health Partners, India
A public health professional with seventeen years of domestic and international experience with private donors, corporates, local/foreign government agencies, and other organizations under CSR monitoring and appraising public health programs, conducting epidemiological and operations research; measuring impact of novel techniques for disease prevention, treatment, and mitigation; and developing management information systems to best measure and document program outputs, effectiveness, and strategic development. A senior level manager with more than ten years of increasing responsibility implementing programs, including program start-up in-country, day-to-day program operations, performance management plans, financial reporting, and partner and donor relationships. Have demonstrated technical leadership in advanced statistical methods, electronic data collection, and data interpretation and presentation in various health programs. Experience in the management of social marketing, program development, data management, strategic program management, fund raising, proposal writing, communications, advocacy, content development, media relation, liaising and coordination and public health research & evaluation on a range of health system features and issues, designing, conducting and supervising research activities at national and sub-national levels for development organizations, corporates, government, bi-lateral/multi-lateral agencies and donor/foundation-funded projects. Specialized in marketing strategies for low income high volume markets and also developed marketing models appropriate for BoP segments in developing countries. With experience on various projects and programs including Maternal & New-born Health, Contraception & Family Planning, Adolescent & Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, mHealth, Safe Abortion care, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Systems Strengthening, Non-Communicable Diseases, Advocacy, Behavior change, Marketing & Communication for health converging on enhancing service delivery, Quality of care, Improving Communication and Behavioral outcomes for USAID, BMGF, Global Fund, World Bank, DFID, GTZ and various government, foundations and private donors. Familiar with national and sub-national initiatives to scale-up and improve Maternal & New-born Health and Family Planning programs and also having demonstrated experience in strategic programme management with strong technical knowledge of Maternal Health, Family Planning and Reproductive Health in general. I’m fluent in English and have working knowledge of Hindi, mobile to travel for assignments and willing to relocate anywhere for the right opportunity. Having a Post-Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion (applied focus on Tobacco Control) through PHFI and have Master Degree in Business Administration and also a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. Having experience of advanced statistics and research methodology, including skills in sampling techniques and methodologies, professional use of computer software for statistical and other relevant applications such as STATA, SPSS, Epi-Info, and R Studio etc. Currently working under Project Matrika – Harnessing private sector resources to support the GoI’s efforts to reach MDG 5 with a Pathfinder International, funded by Merck for Mother’s and Project STBF – delivering family planning services to rural and peri-urban communities, funded by an anonymous donor.
Initiator, Volunteer work for National Health System Pakistan (NHSP):
I am a dedicated development sector professional having graduation in Economics, Post Graduate Training in Rural Development and many certifications from internationally reputed Business schools. I have a published book on CSR along the Dairy Value Chains in Pakistan. I have over 7 years working experience mostly in agri value chain development and research. I am motivated to take new challenges and create an impact.
I have been an Investment Banker, Restructuring and Economic Growth Adviser for 30-years focusing on the foreign direct investments, capital markets transactions, public-private partnerships, privatization advisory of enterprises in Infrastructure Services Sector (Power, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Mining and Transport) in Emerging Markets of Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and in developed countries.
Senior management and private enterprise economic development specialist with 35 years of management consulting experience with experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. Goal is to again be Country Director and/or Chief of Party for an organization wishing to achieve significant private enterprise economic and local governance development.
Investment, trade and finance expert with over 25 years of experience in 60+ countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe, Caribbean. Technical expertise in investment and trade policy and promotion, business climate reform, special economic zones, competitiveness. Experience managing large, complex projects for government and private sector clients. Sector experience in mining, financial services, transport, textiles, agribusiness, ICT. Fluent French, basic Russian
Ph.D. economist and journalist specialized in projects related to economic, sustainable and human development. Have worked as strategic advisor to a variety of international organizations (such as UNDP, UNIDO, UNDSD, UNEP, OECD, IADB and the World Bank) and at the Department of Sustainable Development at PwC. Author of several books on parnterships and development and director of social documentaries on development issues. Also Academic Director of the Base of the Pyramid LAB in Spain.
More 20 Years of professional experience, management capacity or coordination of projects linked to the EU, ADB,MCA whether transnational or national,Business and Project PALOP: Good Governance; Education, Human Resources, Institutional Support, Training / Employment, Legal and Business Development. In past Manager at a Consultant Group: Consultant : Vocational Training, HR, Management and Legal. Trainer: Strategic Management.; Organizational Behavior. University Professor at Business Management
My experience in the development and implementation of USAID, USG, UNDP, UNHCR and other donor-funded development activities, in conjunction with my advanced university degree in international law, give me the professional competence to meet this need. I have a combination of over twenty-five years’ experience in procurement and contracting, anticorruption, international trade and international development activities, strategic development, business administration, supervizing of staff, and extensive implementation of procurement best practices as OGC, PRAG, FAR, OMB, AIDAR, FIDIC, UNCITRAL, with support of INCOTERMS rules. I served to USAID’s implementing partner in Serbia, as Country Director of well known USAID/CRDA Programme where all your requirements from ToR for this position are covered and fullfilled by my expertize and profile. From November 2014, I serve to UNHCR Ukraine, serving as Senior Supply Officer under Emergency Level 2 of operations with a main task to set up an organizational structure of the country operations. Primamrly task was to set up procurement, supply, warehouse and inventory management system in operation worth over 50 million US$ p.a. Till June 30, 2011, I’ve served as Technical Advisor in Procurement and Contracting, as well as government payments to contractors, UNDP CO Libya (P5/5), being responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations and implementation of the government SMDP Programme in Libya, within the budget of US$ 118 billion. This position comprises of direct (government) oversight of program implementation and mentoring each technical team’s managers, verification and validation of work done by the consultants (Ernst&Young and Oxfor Economics) of 11 work streams and five competencies of SMDP (Strategic Macromanagement of Development Programmes), and serve as Senior special advisor of the Libyan government in Procurement and Contracting and a member of the National Economic Development Board (NEDB) which was headed by GM of NEDB Mr. Mahmoud Jibril – exPM of the Libyan NTC (National Transition Council). I’ve had that privilege to produce a draft for establishing Public Procurement Authority of Libya. At present I served to UNHCR in Kiev, Ukraine, as Senior Supply Officer under Emergency Level in this country.
Within the scope of UNDP CO Libya, I’ve served as Chair of CAP, where one of my prime tasks was to ensure that proposed procurement and contract action/s of CO were in compliance with UNDP rules and financial regulations. One of my tasks in CO were to coach, mentor national staff involved in procurement activities, as well as to deliver capacity building in accordance to the UNDP Procurement Manual.
In three long-term international development assignments in Serbia, I have substantiated strong skills in agribusiness and SME development (including microfinance), association building, institutional and NGO capacity building, community development, grants management, and program implementation, monitoring and evaluation. I have developed common strategies to link civil society actors to local government, organized cross border conferences connecting business and political leaders from the Balkans’ post-conflict independent states, negotiated with senior government officials, within a team of experts formed the Serbian National Competitiveness Council, and developed diverse SME and economic development strategies. Cooperating with municipal governments, chambers of commerce, and a broad variety of NGOs, I have acquired wide technical assistance experience and field research competences. Additionally, I have developed diverse training programs linked to competitive production, international standards, credits, donations, and similar.
Prior to working for major U.S. international development organizations supported by USAID and the U.S. Department of State, I have worked for various companies in Austria, Poland and Yugoslavia. I have very solid teambuilding and supervisory experience, including oversight of representative offices in countries of divergent cultures and am comfortable working in a cross-cultural setting that seeks to integrate the needs of all ethnic minorities. In capacity of President, CEO, COO, and with other executive assignments I have demonstrated management competences in import-export business development and banking with partners from regions throughout the globe, and personally have opened more than 50 L/Cs with total value exceeding US$ 220 millions. I am familiar with numerous industry sectors, including textile and footwear business, petrochemical products, fertilizers, medicines and commodities. These positions included permanent travel and work throughout the Balkans, Central and Western Europe, Russia, and other parts of the globe.
I would greatly appreciate if you could review the attached resumé and I hope that you will find my background to be of enough interest to interview me further regarding this position.
Vlastimir Milosavljevic, CIPP, IAPM
Accomplished, seasoned public health professional with demonstrated leadership ability. Experience in managing health projects and programs; and developing the capacity of public and private institutions to improve access to quality health services. Design and implementation of operation research, and monitoring and evaluation systems to improve program performance. Extensive experience in reproductive and child health, and control and management of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases
President, Senior Technical Advisor, INSIGHT: Innovative Social Change in Global Health
Senior Behavior Change and Communication Specialist with 10+ years of experience in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the US. Focus on Community Based Participatory Research, e-health, Community Mobilization, Social Media. Doctoral Student at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Current research focuses on physical activity and behavioral/ physical outcomes among people with severe and persistent mental illness.
• Consult short or long-term utilizing my experience-based knowledge of Iraq and Afghanistan; expertise in policy advocacy, governance, rule of law, strategic communications and outreach, gender/women’s issues, civil society, proposal writing and grants management; and US military trainer.
• Contribute significantly to the success of a project.
• Utilize my passion for making a difference.
• Iraq and Afghanistan Subject Matter Expert
• US Secret Clearance.
• Iraq visa valid to October 29, 2015.
International Experience – Iraq and Afghanistan
• Served in Iraq in Baghdad, Hillah, Sulaymaniyah, and Erbil, and in Afghanistan in Kandahar and Ghazni Provinces in governance and democracy promotion positions for US State Department and on USAID and National Endowment for Democracy-funded projects during 2005-2015.
Grants Management Certification
• Project Management in Development (PMD Pro)
• US State Department Foreign Service Institute Certified Grants Officer Representative
• US State Department-Appointed Grants Officer
Strategic Communications and Public Awareness Outreach
Training and Capacity Building
Women’s and Gender Issues
Public Policy Advocacy in Washington, DC
30 years of experience • Available 2015-06-01T04:00:00.000Z
Strategic Planning and Capacity Building Advisor, Academy for International Development - Middle East and North Africa
I have 25 years of field experience in Community Development work in governance, democracy, capacity building for CSo and LGU, women and youth engagment in political life and participatory research approach (with ten years of senior Management position) in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly in Egypt, Jordan, West Bank /Gaza, Lebanon, Yemen, Tunis and Iraq. In addition I have worked in different international organisations in Europe and the UK.
I am currently working on a DFID/FCO funded project in the Turks and Caicos Islands where I liaise closely with heads and ministers of government departments. I work directly with the Premier on many issues.
Relevant background and skills and for this position includes:
Experience in Afghanistan, Syria, UAE, KSA and Qatar in the Middle East; and also in several countries in Africa; I have lived in Turkey for many months at various times. Previous project funders have included DFID, FCO, USAID, EIB, Clinton Foundation, Aga Khan Foundation; Collaborative approach to planning and implementing projects with specialists, financiers, management and staff; Financial due diligence and also comprehensive financial analysis skills to ensure return on investment on capital projects; Masters Degree in Health Planning; Economics and management lecturer at several universities. Consulting to various international companies and to the highest levels of government for implementation of strategic change and organisation development programs. International companies included Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Kodak Eastman, European Investment Bank and others included in the attached CV.
I would be pleased to provide any further information required. My contact details are included in the attached CV.
Senior gender specialist with extensive knowledge and experience in gender mainstreaming and stand-alone programs for women. Expertise in gender analysis, assessment, and integration; program design, development, and management; research and knowledge management; policy-making and implementation; M&E; strategic and action planning; and gender training, technical assistance, and capacity building. Over 15 years' experience in manager/director/senior technical level positions overseas. Award-winning author, original architect of USAID's largest women's empowerment program and USAID/Afghanistan's largest civil society strengthening program for women's organizations, and creator of one of the first women's studies courses in the U.S. Sector experience in education, women's leadership development, institutional and organizational strengthening, and cross-cutting issues and populations, including youth, internally displaced persons, and approaches to conflict/post conflict programming. Over 4 tours as senior technical gender adviser with USAID/Afghanistan.
Field Coordinator FATA Economic Stabilization Program (ESP) South FATA, Creative Associates Inc. International
21 + years’ working experience in multi sectors semi-government and international organizations, managing small/medium scale community infrastructures projects in different fields like WASH, Gender, Agriculture, Poverty reduction, Resettlement, Socio –Cultural, and Livelihoods etc with public and private partnership and gender mainstreaming approaches in the conflict and post conflict affected areas of FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Apart from I provided relief, rehabilitation, protection and resettlement services for IDP’s/displaced persons and victims of oppression and violent . Specially trained in the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Have strong research and impact assessment knowledge in social components and relief activities.
Managing Consultant, Lindani Ndlovu and Associates
Development Economist with more than 20 years experience in lecturing at university in Project Management, investment management and strategy development as well as economic analysis in financial services (10 yrs), Trade and industrial policy including WTO, EPAs and regional integratioon
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