Economic/Agricultural Development Advisor, University of Illinois UC
Senior development professional with 25 years’ experience in international economic development program management, agricultural development, vocational education and workforce training, natural resources management, local government institutional strengthening, community development, and media/communications. Demonstrated ability to energize multi-cultural, interdisciplinary teams with community, provincial and national government counterparts, business leaders, local and international NGOs, and donors in achieving success using collaborative methodologies. Implements empowerment of local staff approaches and regards capacity development as an important aspect of every initiative.
Chief of Party, USAID Women's Participation Program, Counterpart International
I am an international development professional with 15 years of experience in issue-based advocacy; government-CSO engagement; governance; and program management. Between 2005 and 2011, I played a role in the success of the USAID-funded Civil Society Project in Azerbaijan implemented by Counterpart International, where I first served as the Grants Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, then the Deputy Chief of Party and finally Chief of Party for the program. I oversaw the program’s advocacy component, ensuring that local grantees received exceptional technical support in implementing local and national advocacy campaigns across Azerbaijan. In this capacity, I also served as the key liaison for senior governmental representatives and USAID. I also played a key role in providing technical assistance to the State Council on Support to NGOs under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (NGO Council). I developed and designed the strategic framework of the cooperation with the NGO Council, overseeing trainings, conducting needs assessments and organizing joint events for the NGO Council. I also served as NGO Council’s expert in evaluating proposals related with capacity building of local NGOs and socio-economic development. He is also an expert in conducting community dialogues and has assisted Counterpart programs in Afghanistan and Yemen. While being with ExxonMobil Corporation as a Government Affairs and Community Relations Officers, I was responsible for the company’s Contributions and Community Relations Grant programs in Azerbaijan and for the supervision of 1,5 mln sponsorship budget. I am also experienced in design of public opinion surveys, community infrastructure programs, engaging the private sector in community development, and working with IDP communities in Azerbaijan. I was also leading the activities of IOM Migration Resource Center in Azerbaijan related with researches on trafficking in women and children in Azerbaijan and organization on grants round for local NGOs. I had an experience of leading UNHCR funded project on social assistance to Chechen and Iraqi refugees. A citizen of Azerbaijan, I am fluent in English, Russian and Turkish.
Lead Sustainable Development Expert, Integrated Associates
29 years experience in providing international development consulting for governments and multinational companies in MENA; 19 years in Sustainable Urban Development. Areas included: Social, Environmental, Socioeconomic/SMEs, Energy, Tourism, Organizational & Industry Development, physical urban planning,infrastructure, public-private partnerships, local government dev., environmental/coastal zone management; ecotourism, poverty alleviation, cultural and natural heritage conservation.
Policy research, project design and implementation, client relations, and portfolio management. Global health issues including HIV/AIDS, malaria control, health systems reforms, health policies, health financing, public-private partnerships, fragile states and post conflict reconstruction, emerging infectious diseases, governance in the health sector and pharmaceuticals.
Development Executive & Foreign Affairs Consultant, The EDI Group
Mr. Lohr, a Corporate Executive and Political Advisor, uses his relationship-building, interagency, civil-military, and international background to serve as a trusted advisor to the U.S. Government, Foreign Ministries, Institutions, and Private Business.
His 25+ years of strategic planning and practical experience working in a variety of challenging global locations and conflict zones developing political and multinational partnerships provides a unique lens on today’s complex realities. He is an expert in leading cross-cultural teams, conflict management and negotiations, and building foreign partner networks in high profile, politically sensitive environments – both in the U.S. and overseas. His background is complemented by extensive experience working with governments, political-influencers, business, and foreign institutions on decision-making processes, organizational and operational strategies, and situational impact analysis– both geopolitical and socioeconomic.
HEAD HEALTH SECTOR SERVICE FUND SECRETARIAT, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, KENYA
I am a medical Doctor with extensive knowledge in Programming and program management. I have worked with WHO in Kenya and Internationally. I have also worked for a CDC funded program both in Kenya and Internationally in Kyrgyzstan. Yours Sincerely, Dr.J W SONGA
A diligent, pragmatic and performance driven professional with focus on maximising operational, financial and capital business needs through strategic review, planning and application of finance, accounting, global markets and economies in both the public and private sector; seasoned with the capability of assembling balanced teams, process and governance which develop and implement solutions to key financial issue
Private Sector Development Specialist , The World Bank
Law degrees from leading universities in Germany and the United States; 20 years of professional experience, and a proven track record of achieved results. Worked as a government advisor and international development consultant for the past 15 years. Proven success in leading diverse teams and working with diverse clients; an expert in team building, as well as in enhancing team-leadership skills. Proven record of successful communication with high-level government officials; expert in maintaining strong client relationships in the face of conflicting demands, and in providing evidence-based advice and offering solutions emerging from sound diagnostic work.
Significant background with instruments and processes related to project preparation and implementation, resource management, and stakeholder communications; the ability to identify the needed resources to achieve the desired outcomes, experience in involving multiple stakeholders to overcome obstacles affecting key project deliverables.
Outstanding skills in articulating ideas verbally and in writing in a clear and compelling way across audiences of varied levels. Significant background in gathering inputs; risk and impact assessment, articulating the short-medium and long-term benefits of alternative solutions to stakeholders.
Skilled in conceptualizing, designing and implementing projects; strong strategic ability, as well as experience in multi-sectoral projects.
Track record of delivering very high-quality work product on time, outstanding organizational and soft skills; superior verbal and written communication skills; fluent in English, German and Bulgarian, very good command of Russian and Serbian. Dual citizen USA and Bulgaria.
I offer extensive and expert experience across a wide range of civil and criminal justice roles. This has included significant roles as a justice processes adviser and in nationally significant boards of inquiry and commissions. I have over 30 years of experience as a legal and policy advisor in the field of legal public policy, legal advocacy, public sector management and private sector legal defense. This has included programs in Africa, Middle East and Afghanistan.
I have worked in criminal justice programs, in trafficking in persons programs, worked with judges and prosecutors and civil society
working with gender and the justice system
Country Director Democratic Republic of the Congo, International Medical Corps
Seasoned international executive, strong background in public private, pharmaceuticals, public health, social marketing, consumer products,directing multi country operations, world wide experience with 24 years in both field and senior management positions
Resourceful professional with MPH, MBA. Nine years program management experience in Southern Africa with projects funded by USAID, PEPFAR, CDC, DfID, UNICEF and GIZ. Experience with Global Fund operations. Programming experience in HIV/AIDS, capacity building, health systems strengthening, family planning and sexual and reproductive health. Direct USAID contracts management in East /Southern Africa. Six years private sector experience in senior management and business development.
PPP Legal and Procurement Advisor, Osana International
Dr. Harold (Hal) Sullivan is an American Lawyer (licensed in the state and federal courts) who has, since 1988, assisted developing countries (Indonesia, the Maldives, the Philippines, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kosovo, Egypt among others) to consider economic/law development policy matters, including alternative means to facilitate and sustain private sector investment in the provision of infrastructure through PPPs.
Competitive PPP procurement in a fair and transparent manner is the cornerstone of his international legal practice. He has worked extensively on ADB projects, as well as development assignments financed by AusAID, UNDP, World Bank, USAID and others, and drafted Step-By-Step PPP Procurement Manuals for Indonesia, Cambodia, Nepal, the Maldives, the Philippines and Bangladesh.
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.
Director-Program, Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS)
Md. Fosiul Ahsan has been working in public health sector of Bangladesh for a considerable period in various capacities; both with GOB (National AIDS/STD Program) and non-government agencies.
Currently Serving as Deputy Director-Program (Head of Programs) at Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS), Dhaka, Bangladesh and responsible for planning, designing and managing implementation of projects and programs in line with the organizational Strategic Plan and project goals and objectives.
18 years of experience • Available 2 Months from offer
I have passed Masters Degree in Environmental Engg., and Bachelors Degree in Civil Engg., I had a total 25 years of professional experience in Environmental/ Waste Management sector. I HAVE WORKED AS PROJECT ESTIMATOR in Black & Veatch Ltd, Redhill, UK for a period of one year prior to working as Senior Consultant and Project Engineer in various organizations in India.
Having consultancy, industry and turnkey project management sectors background supplemented with substantial experience in preparation feasibility reports and implementation of Infrastructure, Industrial development & Environment/ Waste Management Projects including Eco-friendly Technologies; EIA Studies; Environmental Audits; Industrial Waste Water Treatment & Disposal; Waste Minimization/ Recycling; Municipal Solid Waste Management; Water & Sewage Treatment Systems, Waste to Energy projects, Turnkey waste management projects, Certified Emission Reductions(Carbon credits), Energy Audits, Eco Industrial Parks;
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 and am working on several assignments for USAID and the U.S. Department of State to evaluate EC-LEDS programs as well energy sector initiatives in Central America, India and the ASEAN region.
Senior Bank Training Consultant, European Commission through ABPCD
Senior private sector development professional with 30 years of experience in Trade and Finance. Have worked in international trade with a wide range of companies working in different industries (from services to equipment) in France, Africa, South America, and the West Indies. Worked ten years for a large international Bank as manager of Project Finance for South American countries and at "Inspection Générale". Has worked with EU and USAID programs for the last 15 years in the fields of Private Sector Development, Small and Medium Enterprises capacity building, Business Development Services and Entrepreneurship, training and Trade, with banking sector to develop access to financing for SMEs.
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.
Management Associate, Creative Associates International
Currently managing multiple international education & ICT projects. Over 18 years of experience in private sector (Andersen Consulting, Ernst & Young, Creative Associates) and not-for-profit sector. Holds Masters in education from Purdue University; PMP and Human Performance Improvement (HPI) certificates. Experience in instructional design and change management in multiple industries (retail, health, utilities, finance, insurance, and international development in Africa, Europe, Middle East).
Chief of Party/Team Leader/Senior Economist specialized in post-conflict societies, M4P, value chains, SMEs, international trade, investment, finance, enabling environment, competitiveness, program management plus new program design. 30 years of field experience in 25 countries. Long-term postings in Afghanistan, Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Thailand, Singapore, Geneva and Ottawa with DFID, USAID, World Bank, DANIDA, European Union, CIDA and IDRC
consultant, Different organizations in the field of health, population and youth employability
I am a health and development expert with extensive management and public health work for 30 years in both private and public sectors mainly in the fields of health and integrated development with an emphasis on change management. Holder of MPH in international health from BUSPH and DBA from Westbrook university
Fund Manager / Team Leader of BEST-AC, Business Environment Strengthening for Tanzania - Advocacy Support Fund
Manager and adviser for non-state actor engagement in governance and policy dialogue. Cross-sectoral experience with thinks tanks, CSOs, chambers, local government, academia and media.
Specific interest in the areas of fund management; programme design and strategy support; non-state actor capacity building including institutional positioning and network development; media and communications; transfer of knowledge in low-literate societies.
I have 30years of diversity experience in leadership ,management, vocational education and training in public and private sectors . I have a PHD in Educational Administration and a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. In addition I have attended severalt training courses under taken in USA, Ireland, India, Germany, Greece and Jordan in education and management fields
Internationally experienced program and technical officer with over 12 years of expertise in global health initiatives, particularly in the infectious disease prevention and control sector. Demonstrated talent for managing infectious disease control programs, with expertise including malaria, tropical diseases and HIV / AIDS. Significant expertise in administering child health and nutrition programs. Known for driving development of public health systems, policies, and programs.
Senior Technical Advisor- Orphans and Vulnerable children/ Palliative care Senior Technical Advisor, Health Initiatives for the Private Sector
A Ugandan female PhD student with experience in Community based orphans and other vulnerable children, Youth, Reproductive Health, VSLA and HIV/ AIDS programs. Jarvice has participated in a number of research studies, conducted training, capacity building and monitoring and evaluation of adolescent reproductive health programs, Village saving and loan association schemes, orphans and other vulnerable children and HIV and AIDS programs.
Dr Anna Spenceley is a tourism specialist based in South Africa. She is the founder of STANDcc, which is a consultancy company providing a range of innovative solutions in sustainable tourism globally. Anna is Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, and vice chair of the board of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Anna is the editor of "Responsible Tourism: Critical issues for Conservation and Development".
Outreach and Communications Advisor - USAID Africa Bureau, The Pragma Corporation
Susan Telingator has over twenty-five years of professional experience and international development knowledge. She has extensive written and verbal communications skills, as well as experience in civil society advocacy/organizing, training, management, and creative problem solving. Most recently, she spent six years living in West Africa, working for USAID, UNICEF and a pan-African foundation. Her extensive travel and experiences working with various constituents, from top-level VIPs to rural communities in multi-cultural environments has given her valuable insights into the techniques needed to effectively illicit stories and demonstrate impact of international development activities. Her varied communications background, working with nonprofit and private sector firms, as well as the US Government has given her a strategic understanding of how these areas inter-relate and has augmented her ability to establish successful and impactful communications programs.
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. More than 20 years’ overseas experience in manager/director/senior technical level positions. 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.
30 years of experience • Available 2015-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
My goals includes implementation of solutions for transforming rural economies -- with a focus on household level impact. Experience as COP in LAC and SSA. Specialties: Livelihood development; food security; project management/design; new business development; technology transfer; value chain development; implementation of economic livelihood programs in conflict and post-conflict scenarios; staff safety; knowledge of formal and informal trade regimes. Excellent technical writer/editor.
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.
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.
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.
Private Sector Engagement and Livelihood Program Manager C4 Portfolio, Winrock International- Climate Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods Project-USAID/Bangladesh
Expert in Climate Resilient economic development, M4P, Value chain, Private Sector development, Public Health, Nature tourism and Environmental Governance Projects. I worked in Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Leading MSMEs development and Income generation for Small holders of differnt projects of different subsectors. Worked for DFID-SDC, EC, USAID and Gates Foundation
Experienced international development consultant specializing in strategic communications and behavioral and organizational change management for public sector reform, financial services, economic sector building and IT transformation projects. Twelve years of experience in public, private and non-profit sectors. External and internal communications; Communications Campaigns; Web Content Design; Work experience in Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
12 years of experience • Available 2 Weeks from offer
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 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.
Senior WASH Advisor, The Netherlands Development Organisation, SNV Zambia
I am a development economist with over 10 years of experience in the Rural and Sanitation Water Sector. In addition, I am also interested in the effectiveness of ODA both academically and professionally, throughout my career, I have been involved in various assignments that involved development of strategic planning and budgeting and the establishment of system to monitor and increase the impacts as well as the effectiveness of the ODA to the recipient countries
Infrastructure Economics and Finance Specialist, Freelance Economics
An infrastructure economics and finance specialist with thirty four years international experience across a broad range of sub sectors including; transportation, energy, water and waste-water management, solid waste management and low cost housing. Assignments carried out in many parts of the World working with governments to plan, manage and evaluate projects from national ministry/department, local government, private and donor perspectives.
Social scientist with over 20 years experience monitoring and evaluation and planning of agriculture, rural livelihoods, social protection, food security, natural resource management and WASH projects.
Communication for Development Specialist, UNICEF Liberia & Sierra Leone
I am a Communication for Development, Development & Management Expert. I have over 26 years’ experience & proven track record in representation, social mobilization, community engagement, social marketing, public health, behavior change communications, health systems strengthening, humanitarian emergency responses and health promotion. I have extensive professional work experience in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Sudan, etc. My experience includes serving in many senior management roles such as Country Director-HIV/ AIDS, Deputy Regional Programs Director-Media & Development, and Project Director on a number of large-scale complex programs. I recently completed my mission with UNICEF Liberia and Sierra Leone where I was complementing efforts to stop by various agencies in the Ebola Emergency Response. I am available immediately for any consulting or full-time opportunities.
WatSan specialist with over 25 yrs consulting experience. Have worked with wide range of agencies in India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Kiribati. Can offer strategic advisory on WASH/ WatSan - engineering and other areas.
Chief of Party, Trade Facilitation Project, USAID / Egypt, Nathan Associates Inc.
Richard Wellons is a development economist with over 25 years experience in international private sector development focusing on improving trade and investment competitiveness. He has served as technical specialist and Team Leader/COP on projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, with recent field assignments in Qatar, Ghana, Indonesia, Lebanon, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, West Bank, Egypt, Kosovo and Tanzania.
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