About Candidate

A dynamic Development Worker within International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) Action Against Hunger, GOAL Sierra Leone, Save the Children International with over fifteen (15) years of professional and resourceful experiences in thematic areas ranging from Livelihoods, Food Security, Education, Child Protection, Gender Mainstreaming, Sexual Reproductive Health, Nutrition and Health interventions.

I have been closely working with Vulnerable Children, Women, Youths, Farmers Base Organizations, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children Affairs (MSWGCA), Community Based Organizations (CBO), Community Volunteers, Local Council, Civil Society Organizations (CSO) , District Health Medical Team (DHMT) and other Government institutions and external partners in implementing and managing community development, livelihoods, child protection, women and youth’s socio-economic  empowerment related programs in the provinces and western area districts of Sierra Leone.

Excellent report writing and analytical skills (both external and internal reports) with very strong facilitation techniques, data collection and analysis, Conditional and unconditional cash transfer, Partnership monitoring and supervision skills, coaching on the job, community entering approach, programming, project proposal development and management, people’s management, budget management and M&E fundamental . Implementing EU, USAID, DIFD, GIZ, AFD, Irish aid funded programs/projects in line with donor compliance and reporting standards.

Location

Education

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Bachelor of Science in Development and Economics 2013-2017
Institute of Advanced Management and Technology (IAMTECH) Affiliate to Njala University , Sierra Leone

BSc Development and Economics - Division 2

D
Diploma Development Studies 2007- 2008.
Institute of Professional Management: (IPM)

Project development studies

C
Certificate in Community Development Studies 2006
Fourah Bay College (FBC ) University of Sierra Leone

Community development studies

Work & Experience

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Program Manager: Food Security and Livelihoods, Moyamba District. October 1, 2021 - July 7, 2022
Action Against Hunger , Sierra Leone Mission (INGO)

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities: Manage project activity, reporting, budgets, Monitoring and Evaluation, Base line and end line survey, staff recruitment, strategic planning, proposal development, partnership coordination, training of trainers. Represent organization on sectorial coordination meetings, project review with donors. Developing presentations and training manual for both project staff and beneficiaries.

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Deputy Program Manager: Food Security and Livelihoods, Moyamba District. October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2021
Action Against Hunger , Sierra Leone Mission (INGO)

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities: Support program manager in project activity planning, reporting, M&E, Base line and end line survey, staff recruitment, strategic planning, proposal development, partnership coordination, training of trainers.

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Livelihood Project Manager and Gender Focal Person, Bombali and Portloko Districts Sierra Leone July 1, 2014 - July 1, 2016
GOAL , Sierra Leone (INGO)

Job Summary/Responsibilities Develop training materials/manual and act as facilitator for training of trainers on child protection gender and gender based violence and livelihoods • Supportive supervision visits to team in two districts ,Bombali and PortLoko. • Project strategic planning and implementation in line with project objective • Responsible to supervise and monitor Livelihood project implementation by partners • Oversee all procurement and distribution of project material for implementation • Conduct participatory action research (PAR) and community assessment for new programme innovation and intervention. • Line manage three (3) field supervisors • Prepare monthly and annual project budget forecast

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Small Business Supervisor November 3, 2008 - June 1, 2010
GOAL Sierra Leone (INGO)

Job Summary/Responsibilities • Plan and implement small business training for caregivers of as per training schedule and budget • Manage the follow-up schedule for small business participants and with line manager use findings to inform future trainings and the small business training manual • Ensure consistent communication with the reintegration team (who are responsible for reunification, school and skills training follow-ups), the database officer and M&E • Organise and conduct small business training of trainers workshop for potential partners • Capacity building through business management and planning skills training for beneficiaries • Responsible for partners capacity building

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Social Worker, child Protection in reducing child labor in vulnerable communities in Western area November 16, 2000 - March 3, 2008
GOAL Sierra Leone (INGO)

Job Summary/Responsibilities • Provide psychosocial counselling • Develop care plan and case study on child abuse issues • Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) of children and youths with their relatives • Lead the placement of vulnerable youths into skill training and formal school • Provide grant to parents as an alternative source of Livelihood and support children for school

Skills

Emergency First Aider
65%
Psychosocial counsellor
50%
Project Proposal development writer / fund raiser
35%
Computer literate
70%