Luis B.

Policy and Programme Officer

Master's DegreeUniversity "Jose Simeon CaƱas" in El Salvador

El Salvador

Summary

Master's Degree in Environmental Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Admin- istration; over 20 years of expertise in programme management and operations, principally in Central America and South America, 5-month experience as Field Crisis Manager with UN- MEER and 7 months as Operations Manager for UNOPS in Liberia - West Africa. I worked 15 years with Irish development agencies, 10 years as field - programme officer in Central America with APSO and 3 years as a local consultant in Latin America for Irish Aid. Within the UN System, 5 years' experience as a Programme Officer for the World Food Programme Country Office in El Salvador. My principal areas of expertise are in strategic programme planning and management, including financial planning, HR management, monitoring, and evaluation of de- velopment and emergency programmes with a capacity building focus in partnership with civil society and government organisations. With significant programme and operations management experience related to recruitment and selection of personnel, team building, organizational assessments, capacity building processes, strategic planning, and specialised training aimed at civil society and government organisations in Latin America. I have in depth knowledge of Environmental Management and in the stream- lining of cross cutting issues (gender, environment, protection), as well as in the design and eval- uation of Organisational Sustainability Strategies. I also have experience in the management of livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security and community health projects.

Experience

  • personnel / human resources
  • climate change
  • administration
  • development
  • civil society
  • el salvador
  • liberia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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