Master in Business Leadership (MBL) from University of South Africa (UNISA) Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL); Master in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, The Netherlands; Bachelor Art Degree (BA) in Geography from Addis Ababa University (AAU). Besides, I took national and international trainings.
More than 20 years experience in development planning, strategic management, development consulting, capacity building, business development, marketing, communication, project management, development cooperation, research, knowledge management, M&E, GIS, and database development. The experience is from government, INGO, international & national business companies. Worked with different stakeholders and partners at different level in different organizations and sectors. About 12 years experience on management and leadership responsibility; including strategy making and strategy implementation. More than 9 years experience in public service in the area of development planning, monitoring & evaluation, information management, knowledge management, and GIS. About 9 years experience in international trade and development industry for international business company (development consulting), and in international NGO.
Have good understanding of value of money, good understanding and participation in socio-cultural issues. Have strong will to learn and to fit into organization culture, organizational responsibilities, and job description. Have visionary and transformational mind-set, dedication, adaptability, commitment. Have strong set of values including integrity, honesty and desire to be service. Have good teamwork spirit to achieve excellent results.
Have career goal to develop my profession by integrating qualification and competency towards a better outcome and impact of job deliveries, academic results, and socail development. I want to develop my professional & academic capacity and social service through working & learning on opportunities and challenges that in line with my current competencies and skills.
My competencies and skills include A/ Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership B/ Developing and Implementing Business & Marketing Strategies C/ Development Planning, Project Planning & Management, Monitoring and Evaluation D/ Research, Knowledge Management, Information management, MIS, GIS, Database Design E/ Capacity Building and Capacity Development F/ Networking and Partnership G/ Communication and Learning H/ Social Engagement I/ Writing and presenting well in Amharic and English J/ Leadership and Management Support – generalist, through integrating the above qualifications.