Manohar S.

Independent Senior Consultant. Country Director and Chief of Party, Institute for Sustainable Communities

MBAVenkateswara University

United States


An international development aid worker with several years of experience in International Relief and Development in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda and program development experience in a host of other countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, Yemen). Provides leadership by creating solutions that enable political, social, environmental and economic transformation through models that are replicable, scalable and sustainable with the potential to be growth engines for BOP populations by leveraging people, processes and technologies. Recognized for: -Strong innovation, transformation, growth leadership and for establishing, growing and managing top-performing teams. -Being skilled in building teams through recruiting, developing and leading national and international staff to consistently exceed goals across constantly evolving business and market environments. -Hands-on knowledge of program and project cycle management and implementation with a strong background in managing large complex projects and budgets. -Execution: Achieves strong results backed by evidence with proven success in introducing standards and operational best practices that reduce operating costs. -Developing Theories of Change, long-range strategic plans and creates innovative models for business success. -Demonstrating ability at both the strategic and operational levels to initiate, support and drive change within organizations and institutions to optimize business performance. -Domain Experience in several verticals such as Public Health, Nutrition, WASH, Livelihoods, Food Security, Gender, Governance & Accountability, Emergencies, DRR, and Climate Change. -Extensive experience working with a range of donors and in proposal development. Raised over $15 million per year. -Skills in developing implementing partners, civil society, private sector and communities to link them to national programs. -Strategic Alliances Building: Formed alliances towards mutually beneficial goals and developed consortia and strategic alliances for optimal performance.


  • development
  • reproductive health
  • public administration
  • hiv/aids
  • gender
  • ec
  • goal global
  • macarthur foundation
  • rockefeller foundation
  • india
  • afghanistan
  • uganda
  • south sudan
  • united states
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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