Mark T. Bassie is a development professional, with a demonstrated history of working in the government and International Non-Governmental Organizations. Strong Analytical Skills, Management, Program Development, and Leadership. Strong professional with a Bachelor of Art in Education Psychology from the Milton Margai Collection of Education and Technology, Bachelor of Art in Project Administration (BPA) from Cambridge International College (CIC) UK and Diploma in Project Management from Cambridge International College (CIC) UK with additional expertise in monitoring and evaluation, human and institutional capacity development, Project evaluations and Data Quality Assessment. He can identify institutional priority needs and develop clear goals for institutional growth and development. Mark has excellent knowledge of MS-Office, SPSS, and File Maker Pro.6. He is a self-starter, a skill manager with excellent knowledge of USAID, BPRM, African Development Bank, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Industrial Development Organization, European Union and other International NGOs’ operational procedures. He is capable of planning and organizing complex workloads and can work in remote areas with limited resources, even under stress and emergency situations.
He has more than fifteen (15) years of hands-on experience in various capacities. He has provided technical support in program management, data quality assessment, capacity building, project performance evaluations, monitoring and evaluation, and human and institutional capacity development (HICD) to public, non-profit and corporate entities for development programs in Djibouti-East Africa, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. His experiences include, but are not limited to, education including Technical Vocational Education and Training, health, agriculture, and training/capacity building programs with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), International Medical Corps (IMC), Africare International, Synergy Strategies Group (SSG Advisors, LLC), American Institutes for Research (AIR), Academy for Educational Development (AED), Education Development Center (EDC), The Mitchell Group Inc. PERT consultancy Firm, Cadena International Development Projects/ African Development Bank (AfDB), Cardno Emerging Markets (East Africa) Ltd. Plan International Liberia, United Nations Population Fund and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He has participated in several mid- and end-of-project evaluations as a team member and manager respectively. He has also participated in the regular USAID and Government of Liberia Fixed Amount Reimbursement Agreement (FARA) assessments. He has reviewed and developed Project M&E systems including manuals and data collections tools.