Global Food for Education Program Manager (Special Assignment), Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Ruben Johnson is an accomplished international development professional with over 20 years of professional experience including 15 directing multi-skilled teams to deliver development and humanitarian assistance programs throughout Africa. He holds a bachelor's in management from Baruch College of the City University of New York and a master's in finance from Long Island University (USA).
I am university graduate in management and architecture having over 35 years of professional experience. I have got sound references in training, evaluation, assessment, project management, public administration, e-government and land administration.
Program Manager/Team Leader; Development Lawyer; 20 years experience with major development organizations and leading international law firms.
Private sector development; law reform; enabling environment, in emerging markets.
Privatisation; restructuring; insolvency; debt/equity; corporate governance; SME; company/banking law; infrastructure; PPP.
Technical assistance; capacity-building; proposal writing; managing staff; reporting; donor relations.
I believe that sound environmental strategies are critical for sustainable and healthy human development. My career goal is to help catalyze ambitious climate change and sustainability strategies that are not only important for healthy human development, but also for long-term economic success. My expertise include: Climate change, corporate social responsibility, energy, natural resource conservation, U.S. policy, and sustainable development.
Seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the profit and non-profit sectors. More than 25 years of international experience in implementing technical assistance development projects and 20 years as a senior executive. Have worked in over 20 countries in Africa and Asia on assignments in the agricultural, environmental, educational, and economic sectors. Served as a USAID Foreign Service Officer in Afghanistan for over two years. Recently completed a Philippines COP assignment.
Project and sector economist and financial specialist, working in various sectors: agriculture and food security, rural development, urban development, infrastructure financing, SMEs development and financing. Please see CV for more details. Thanks
20 years Public Administration Reform work in Assessments, Capacity Building, Civil Service, Civil Society, Economic Development, Infrastructure, Labor, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Public Private Partnerships, Training, Urban Planning & International Development Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Canada, China, Iraq, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mexico, USA & UK Agencies: ADB, EU/EC, CIDA, SIDA, USAID, UNDP, World Bank.
Director of Program Development, International Youth Foundation
International development consultant with 15 years of academic and professional experience in international development policy, management, strategic analysis and planning, and research. Particular expertise in monitoring and evaluation.
Program Compliance & Monitoring Specialist, CDM International Inc.
A development professional with over 28 years of experience of which 7 years with USAID, a year with Delegation of The European Commission to Indonesia, a year with UNDP and UNIDO as an independent consultant, two years with ACDI/VOCA,and GRM as an independent consultant, two years experience as an independent consultant at the World Bank Jakarta in the public and private sectors and regional economic development and 12 years experience as a senior researcher at CPIS.
International Development Consultant in Education, TEAL Services
International development consultant in education experienced in preparing youth for the workplace, basic education, teacher training, reading and English instruction. Can conduct education needs assessment and program evaluation to design in a variety of development settings.
Senior level professional with diversified experience in organizational leadership, financial management, project management; seeking an opportunity in organizational leadership, project management, governance, conflict resolution/post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian services, and related areas of responsibilities.
14 years of experience • Available 2015-04-30T21:00:00.000Z
Development professional with expertise in private sector development, business environment reform, agribusiness development, program planning, monitoring, implementation of reforms in areas including trade and development, public finance and private sector development.
I have 19 years' experience in international trade and development, managing and leading projects aimed at poverty reduction and accelerated economic growth in Pakistan, Indonesia and Nigeria.
I haveworked with with DFID, DFAT, Asian Development Bank and the World Bank; especially helping improve the business environment in developing countries, creating an enabling environment for private sector development, SME and market development, M4P, Value chain assessment, inclusive agriculture growth, enterprise growth, agricultural and rural development, investment climate improvement, access to finance; providing sustainble solutions with high value for money returns.
I am trained in International Trade Law and Economics and have a deep understanding of international development, economic theory in combination with political economy.
I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences (Economics, Politics and Mass Communication) from the University of Lagos and a Master of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Ibadan. For almost two decades I have been involved in marketing and social research, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in the areas of health, reproductive health, education, economic empowerment, and communication. Now working as M&E Specialist with C-Change/Nigeria.
Highly experienced Consultant/Team Leader with over 20 years of experience in management, finance, grant funding (allocation & monitoring), and capacity building; gained such exposure and experience from working with the key international agencies. CPA holder from the states with an MBA degree from LUBS, UK, and a PhD from Durham University, UK; research area was to contribute to designing better-quality financial products that contribute to unemployment reduction and socioeconomic development
Over 16 years of senior-level experience designing, implementing, and managing complex multi-sector US Government projects in Democracy and Governance - Civil Society and Women's Empowerment, Anti-Corruption, Conflict Mitigation; Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS; Food Security and Nutrition; and Rule of Law; including 10 years as Chief of Party. I have managed near 900 grants (range $1000 - $250,000). I hold a MA in Diplomacy (Int'l Conflict Mgmt/Conflict Resolution).
I am a well-seasoned professional with practical USAID Program Unit programmatic experience including national level project design, implementation monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and budgetary control. Field experience includes project design, implementation, M&E, management and mentoring with stakeholders on numerous USAID development projects. As the One Site Manager (OSM) I worked directly with USAID implementing partners to ensure adherence to contractual obligations including M&E, financial reporting and project site visits.
I am an independent consultant with Masters Degree in Agricultural economics and work experience in public sectors, the civil society and donors including DFID, EC, USAID, World Bank, UN organizations. I have key qualification in PCM (Programme/project identification, formulation/design and appraisal of CSP, sector strategy and the evaluation with strong expertise and experience in the application of OECD- DAC criteria (relevance/appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability, etc) for project impact assessment, mid-term review, impact evaluations and monitoring Specific areas of expertise are agriculture and rural development, livelihoods and food security, public basic service (education, health, WASH), DRM, climate change adaptation and resilience building along with crosscutting issues (gender, HIV/AIDS, etc). I also have strong skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods along with very report writing ability.
30 years of experience • Available 1 Month from offer
Senior Human Resource Development Specialist, E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd., Ottawa
I have had more than 22 years of experience in the evaluation of development programs in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America.I have evaluated a wide range of development programs of both governments and CSOs in multiple development sectors which include Basic, Primary, Secondary and Nonformal Education Human Resource Development Good Governance (national and local) Basic Human Needs Sustainable Livelihoods/Food Security Social Development and Trade Union Education.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Global Health
A Medical Epidemiologist, Public Health and Preventive Medicine thought leader, and seasoned team leader with 34 years of experience improving public health policy and practices, and providing training for ministries of health in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and numerous countries in Africa. Excellent management, leadership, interpersonal skills and successful experience for WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, USAID, CDC, the World Bank and ADB.
Executive Director, International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC)
An energy-efficiency & climate change specialist, I specialize in program design, implementation, & MVE. I promote innovative financing of clean energy & climate change mitigation/adaptation initiatives. With extensive experience working for USAID, USDOE, ADB, GEF, UNDP, and other agencies, I lead policy, regulatory, and knowledge management efforts within the OECD and in over 50 developing nations. Currently, I coordinate ministerial dialogue & contribute to the UN SE4All tracking report.
Regional R&D Center Director, Kenya Industrial Research & Development Institute
My age is 54 years with a masters degree and experienced in research and development for over 20 years dealing with micro, small and medium enterprises in technology development and transfer. I have great organizational and interpersonal skills exhibited as a team player, quick learner, hard worker, task and solution oriented, dependable and motivated. My capability covers resources management, formulation and implementation of systems upto final stages.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
I have been an Investment Banker, Restructuring and Financial Adviser for 30-years focusing on the SME financing, trade facilitation, foreign direct investments, capital markets transactions, public-private partnerships (PPP), privatization advisory of enterprises in Financial Services and Infrastructure Services Sector (Power, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Mining and Transport) in Emerging and Frontier Markets of Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and MENA region and in developed countries in US, Canada, Europe and Japan.
Recently, I advised Bank Indonesia (USAID Funded) in researching, writing paper and providing workshop on “Green Banking” Policy for commercial banks credit support to small scale renewable energy projects of 10 MW or less from lessons learned of US, China, India, Brazil, Thailand and Bangladesh renewable energy policy. In 2011, I advised the Government of Kosovo (2011 USAID Funded) in the financial alternatives for designing, constructing, maintaining and operating a motorway from Pristina, Kosovo to the borders of Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro, including Public Private Partnership. In 2009-2010, I advised Mine Info Holdings, a Mongolian mine investor and mining consultancy, in diversifying into Micro-Insurance and Investment Banking. In 2008, I advised the African Development Bank in creating a joint venture with USAID’s Development Credit Authority for a Partial Risk Guarantee Program for Micro-Finance Institutions in Africa. From October 2005 to March 2009, I advised the Government of Nigeria (DFID Funded) in developing PPP for its gas-fired power sector, including legal framework and infrastructure, and restructuring and 51% sale of its incumbent telephone services providers, NITEL and MTel to a Nigerian Group including BT Group plc. From June 1999 to July 2003, I advised the Government of South Africa (USAID Funded) in restructuring and global initial public offering of its incumbent telephone services provider, Telkom SA, which included assessment of staff retrenchment, creation of ESOP for employees, organization of educational road show to historically disadvantaged individuals throughout the country, valuation of the enterprise, writing of prospectus, and presentation materials, management of the retail distribution through SA Post Office (10% of offering) and monitored underwriters of institutional offering on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
Moreover, I have seamlessly integrated and managed key clients, advisers and stake-holders relationships, which required diplomacy as well as superior communication and negotiation skills in a global and culturally diverse setting. I also have strong project management skills, which were recently proven in Africa and Asia. I attach resume for your review and consideration.
Master of Policy Studies; Master of International Management; Bachelor of Business Studies; Member of the Chartered Institute Of Transport. Results-oriented strategic international development specialist with over 30 years working for SADC, NEPAD/AfDB, USAID RCSA, USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub and NRZ. Three years as Director Transport and Trade Facilitation at USAID SATH. Worked for Flag International May-October 2014. Am a Transport and Trade Facilitation Specialist.
Senior Business Intermediary Expert/Deputy Team Leader/Team Leader, Harewelle/EuropeAid
20 years of experience in programme management, monitoring and evaluation.She has designed, implemented and monitored more than 200 projects on behalf of and in collaboration with EU,UK DFID,UNDP,OSCE, EBRD,USAID,IBRD,ADB, local governments and private corporations in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Noth Africa. She has extensive experience in assisting governments to promote economic development, better business climate and providing direct support to SMEs and Business Intermediary Organisations.
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.
Municipal Governance Advisor/Grants,Subcontracts Compliance Supervisor, DAI/RUMP UP West, Herat/Afghanistan
Local Government/Decentralization and Community Development specialist with 20 years experience working in USAID funded programs in Democratic Governance: Community Development, Citizen Participation, Capital Improvement Planning, Condominium Associations, Local Government Service Delivery including assistance to design, plan, implementation of local government function (Solid Waste Management, Water Supply, Heating, Street Lighting). Grants/Subcontracts management experience/Central Asia/Afghanistan. Solid experience in project/grants/subcontracts and operations management including administrative responsibilities related to funds management, procurement (USAID regulations), staff, day to day operation.
Independent Consultant/Founder & CEO Agribusiness Enterprise, AFRIFERT Enterprise International LLC
I bring knowledge and expertise spanning more than 20 years, most of which has been directly related to various aspects of international development management. My areas of expertise span agriculture andrural development, enhancing responses to issues of food security and livelihoods improvement, economic strengthening, capacity building and investment promotion on various facets of international development.
Senior Management Consultant, Green Mountain Echo Inc
Experienced Sustainable Agribusiness and Food Security Development Professional with extensive expertise in the design and management of results driven programs. Background includes serving as an International Consultant and in different Leadership and Technical capacities for Stop Hunger Now, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Land O lakes Int’l, World Vision, Mercy Corps the Peace Corps and other Non Profit and Private Sector Organizations. Experience in leading diverse cross cultural management teams charged with the strategic design and implementation of multi-million dollar Development Assistance and Emergency Response Programs focusing on improving: Broad Based Economic Growth, Sustainable Agribusiness, Food Security, Water / Infrastructure, and Natural Resource Management.
Initiator, Volunteer work for National Health System Pakistan (NHSP):
With a humble start from part time coaching/tutoring with my university education I entered into development sector as researcher. Now 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 including “Developing Innovative Ideas for new companies’, ‘New business Models in Society’, ‘Creativity Innovation and Change’ and ‘International Organizations Manageme
Visitng faculty, Vishweshwariah Technological University- Post Graduate Studies Regional Center, Bangalore,
The areas in which I have worked are Water Resources, Public finance Management, Water and Sanitation, Municipal Infrastructure, PPP Models, Agro-processing, Biotechnology, Aquaculture, Solid Waste Management, Telecommunications, Manufacturing. Worked for USAID and ABFD projects
I was specifically involved in Developing M & E survey for Capacity Building, Needs Assessment for Ministry of Water Resources in Iraq
I am proficient in writing project proposals, feasibility studies for a very complex projects. I have also conducted training in Project management, Proposal writing and other Project management related skills.
Worked in capacity Development and organizational development activities with the Ministry of Defense in Rwanda, Ministry of Water Resources, Iraq and Ministry of Finance & Economy, General Secretariat of Strategic Planning and Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Blue Nile State, Sudan.
Basic Disciplines of expertise:
Project Planning & Program Management,
Capacity Building, Organizational development, & Change Management
Proposal Writing and feasibility studies
Training & Strategic Planning
Management Education & Engineering Management
General Manager (Projects)
Deputy General Manager (Project)
Advisor in Project Management, Blue Nile state, Sudan
Senior Adviser for Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR) Iraq
Project Management Adviser, Ministry of Defense, Rwanda
EDUCATION / TRAINING:
Masters in Development Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering
I have a deep-rooted commitment to global equality and social justice. This value system—combined with my business background—translates into a belief that we must take a holistic and sustainable approach to development. I am convinced that with public-private collaboration, and brilliant and ethically minded leaders in positions of influence, business has the power to tackle the world’s most pressing economic, social, and environmental issues.
Roads/Highways Business Consultant, World Bank, Washington DC, USA
I am a transportation/roads specialist with several years of industry experience with a major focus in highway network operations and maintenance and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) management. I have road network design, construction, operations and maintenance (O&M), M&E experience in Africa, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the USA.
Business economist (www.reformconsult.com) with more than ten years of advisory and training experience in policy reforms, regulation, tariff, finance, sector reviews, PPP, (social) entrepreneurship and impact investment. Resident in Istanbul/Turkey (previously in Nairobi/Kenya). Worked with World Bank, PPIAF, DFID, KfW, GIZ/GTZ, PricewaterhouseCoopers. Work experience in Germany, UK, South East Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America.
I have a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the U. of Colorado with a specializations in Econometrics and Economic Development. I am a professional economist with over 15 years of experience in development policy research in Sub Saharan Africa and the Middle East. My areas of expertise are in labor markets, small and medium enterprise development, and macroeconomics policies. I am also a university professor since 1990 and have taught at several universities and colleges in the United States and the State of Qatar. I am currently working as an Advisor to the President of the anti corruption organization in Qatar.
Chief of Party, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)
Daniel Lee is a highly qualified development economist with specialization in economic growth in transitional and developing countries. He is a seasoned program manager and professional with 35 years of experience in the areas of (1) management of donor-assisted programs; (2) agriculture, aquaculture, value chain, competitiveness, private sector development, SME development, business enabling environment, and regulatory reform; and (3) macroeconomics and public sector economics including tax policy and administration, budget, treasury operations, local government finance, and decentralization. He served as Chief of Party four times (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Moldova, and Kazakhstan).
Senior Advisor/Consultant - Monitoring and Evaluation, Coffey International Development (Sub-National Governance Programme)
With a masters’ degree in Economics, I have more than 12 years of professional experience in data management, monitoring, evaluation & knowledge management with large development projects and programs financed by international/ national organizations & donors. These include economic growth, agriculture and agribusinesses, women empowerment, gender and pro-poor initiatives, value chain development, environment, education, conflict prevention and management, humanitarian assistance & governance.
12 years of experience • Available 1 Month from offer
Senior Swedish project manager with a master of science in civil engineering. 26 years’ experience as team leader from development projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Honduras, Iraq, Jordan, and Lao PDR and 10 years’ experience from civil engineering projects in Sweden. Proven track record of motivating team to achieve results in pressurized situations. Strong result focus, demonstrated capacity building and organizational change experience and excellent monitoring and reporting skills.
36 years of experience • Available 2016-01-31T17:00:00.000Z
22 years of professional experience with strong private sector background. Senior Consultant implementing proven competitiveness methodologies in economic growth, private sector, small and medium enterprises development, value chain, investment and exports promotion, democracy strengthening and public-private partnership. Project´s manager and team leader in Latin America, Southeast Asia, Central America, United States and Eastern Europe.
ICT and E-Government Expert, Independent Contractor
International ICT, ERP, PFM, business consultant with an extensive experience in public sector, higher education, financial systems, project full-life cycle management, and Chief of Party experience. Implemented SAP and Oracle EBS and used IT to advance fiscal and administrative reform. Held senior management positions with KPMG and Oracle in the USA and Arcadis in the Netherlands. Mr. Rammal is currently the Interim CIO for the American Univeristy of Beirut AUB and its Medical Center AUBMC. He is a former IT Advisor to AUB Board of Trustees and AUB President, to the World Bank in Washington DC, and to various ministries, namely: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Economy, and Ministry of Administrative Reform. He has a successfful record managed in planning, managing, and delivering large scale IT and ERP (SAP and Oracle eBS) financial systems, Wide Area Netorks (WANs), data centers, change management, business Transformation, process improvement, capacity building projects. Has completed several complex and high visibility GFMIS, Public Finance Management PFM and ICT infrastructure projects worldwide.
Food Processing/Marketing/Agribusiness executive with global experience in developing vertically integrated food & beverage operations with a focus on marketing and sales. Senior consulting, evaluation assignments and senior staff with numerous development projects. Accepting short, medium and long term consulting projects.
Independent Contractor- civil society, Hall Aociates
Sr. democracy and governance specialist with fourteen years experience in civil society strengthening program management, training, technical assistance, monitoring and evaluation, and grants administration in Armenia, BiH, Albania, Kosovo, and Iraq.
Private Sector Development Consultant, Regionomica
Over 35 years of professional experience in FDI & SMEs:
■ 15 year experience as a senior consultant and CEO of a consultancy in PSD at national, regional and county level
■ 6 years in a multilateral investment promotion agency - United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Investment & Technology Promotion Division
■ 19 years of diplomatic career.
Public health professional with 17-year experience providing strategic advice health systems strengthening, Malaria, HIV/AIDS and removing barriers to access healthcare. Expertise in M&E and program oversight, gap analysis, capacity building of civil society organizations and national authorities. Provided long-term TA to European Commission; experienced with USAID funding, Global Fund, UN
Senior international development and evaluation consultant with substantial experience designing, implementing, and evaluating private and public initiatives for economic growth, local development, private sector competitiveness, poverty alleviation, and social inclusiveness. Extensive experience dealing with top-level public and private officials, international donors, public-private partnerships, as well as a variety of policy, economic and social stakeholders such businesses, youth, women, migrants, and people with disabilities at local, national and multi-country levels particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Proven analytic experience across a broad range sectors, industries and technical areas such as entrepreneurship, micro, small and medium businesses promotion, , supply chain development, market linkage enhancement, business development services -both financial and non-, quality and environmental Standards (ISO 9000/14000), gender in development, labor and occupational safety and health, workforce development, k-12 education, and Information & Communication Technologies ICT’s for development.
Extensive Monitoring & Evaluation practice comprising meta-evaluations, rapid assessments, multi-site, multi-million and multi-country projects, intended to measuring Program’s efficiency, efficacy, impact, outreach, and financial/institutional sustainability, leading to identifying lessons to be learned, benchmarking best practices and recommending improvements for future project performance, design and implementation.
Notable skills for written communication (both in English and Spanish) applied on publishing, web production, proposal writing, social networking, presentation, reporting to government and international entities, writing for lobbying and law-making, creating materials for professional training, research and reporting for international consulting assignments
Significant experience leading and collaborating in regional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as projects in: Barbados, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Chile; also Spain and the USA.
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