I am a highly - qualified expert in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Rural Development, Social Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction with over 28 years of progressive work experience within Eastern and Southern African Region working with Regional Economic Communities (REC) such as African Union Commission (AUC), IGAD and Indian Ocean Commission (IOC).
In terms of geographic coverage, I have been working in East Africa for 24 years, including Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia in the capacity of a government advisor, country director, project manager, team leader and others.
Since 2013, I have been managing an EU continental environmental monitoring program to be implemented within the African Union Commission (AUC) as a Team Leader specialized in Agriculture, Water Development, Disaster Risk Management, and Climate Change. The project budget is 37 million Euro and it includes as beneficiaries 7 Regional Economic Communities (REC) and 48 countries.
I have extensive experience in agricultural policies in Africa both at regional level by working with IGAD and AUC and country e.g. Ethiopia, Somalia and Ethiopia.
Equipped with an extensive well-versed experience on program management and coordination, I will be an asset holding excellent analytical, communication, result dissemination and flexibility skills.
With reference to the advertisement’s description of duties and responsibilities for the mentioned position and based on my work experience and personal skills, I hope that my application will be taken in consideration.