Mariamelia A.



My professional and academic experience is based on a good understanding of the procedures, the technical language and roles of the major international aid agencies. I have worked extensively in defining the methodology for projects, coordinating a team composed of international consultants, developing technical documents, and translating texts in English, Spanish German and French. I have also developed, implemented and managed systems and procedures for project management, as well as prepared tender documentation for expressions of interest, and technical and financial proposals. I possess extensive experience analyzing Terms of Reference in order to establish budgets for the project implementation. My work at the State of the Nation Program provided me with theoretical knowledge on human development in her Costa Rica and the Central American region, while my job as Project Coordinator at IOS Partners has given me the real experience of project management in international development cooperation. I was a DAAD scholarship holder and completed a master in Development Cooperation. As part of the Master's Programme, I did an internship with Energiewaechter in Germany as Project Assistant for different projects financed by the GIZ on renewables resources in the Central American and Caribbean region. • Good ability to adapt to multicultural environments • Good communication skills gained coordinating a network of researchers and as a Project Coordinator for assignments all over the world (Latin America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe). • Teamwork • Good written expression in Spanish, English and French • Leadership (responsible for coordinating different team works) • Good experience in project and budget management • Sense of organization (experience in logistics and proposals formulation) • Good experience in team management, acquired coordinating networks of researchers and consultants from different countries.


  • international development
  • personnel / human resources
  • development
  • procurement process
  • project support
  • germany
  • costa rica
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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