Henry H.

Civil Society Engagement Specialist

Pace University

Haiti

Summary

MAIN OBJECTIVE: To develop cross cutting synergies between CBOs /CSOs and State institutions in order to empower citizens, using open and creative thought processes and dialogue. Methods used facilitate the discovery of mutually acceptable ways of fulfilling partners’ needs and complement assets. EXPERIENCE: training CSO leadership in advocacy and conflict resolution; short term project management; organizational development and capacity building; facilitation of meetings, seminars, debates and conferences; cross cultural communication, high level professional interpretation in English, French, and Creole. Professional Profile  Highly articulate, socially aware problem solver who can outline processes clearly and transversally frame social issues to address them strategically;  Thought provoking trainer who motivates stakeholders to engage in transformational activities through team work;  Insightful researcher able to correlate multiple sources of information into condensed, coherent and meaningful whole. Skills set: collaborative problem solving; clear verbal and written communication; rapid assessment; strategic situational analysis; KEY QUALIFICATIONS  Fluent in French, and English and Haitian Creole; excellent writing skills in all three.  Highly experienced mediator and training specialist with more than 15 years of experience working with national and international organizations in Haiti and Ivory Coast;  Trains CSO leadership in conflict resolution and advocacy in marginal neighborhoods, leading to the creation of a network of mediators to serve their communities;  Well-regarded for work at the local and international levels due to significant success achieved on donor-funded projects;  A strong background in, capacity building, community and organizational development and training coordination, with an extensive experience working with community groups and government authorities in Haiti;  Able to identify opportunities, develop strategies, and execute actions that facilitate dialogue and lead to interactions between community groups and state institutions;

Experience

  • events / training
  • civil society
  • public administration
  • community
  • market research
  • haiti
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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