Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Management Njala University of Sierra Leone
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration Eastern Technical University of Sierra Leone
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting and Finance Eastern Technical University of Sierra Leone
Certificate – Professional Report Writing, Proposal Writing and Grant Management Asset Africa Training Institute (Nairobi, Kenya)
Certificate – Project Management Fundamentals (PMF) Think Africa Institute (Freetown, Sierra Leone)
Work & Experience
Program Officer SEND (Bonthe District, Sierra Leone) • Ensure that there is strict compliance with donor procedures and proper budget controls • Planning, management, implementation and monitoring of all project activities as well as Finance Management • Organisational development of project principal/beneficiaries, e.g. Fishermen/women farmers, women, people with disabilities, • Team leader in all implementations in the district of Bonthe and fundraising activities for the organisation (SEND Sierra Leone) • Pioneered the WASH self-supply concepts in the district of Bonthe for self-reliance and networking with local stakeholders’ • Staff supervision and support to make sure that they are performing their task, • Co-led and coordinated with World Vision International Sierra Leone activities of all partners with COVID-19 related support and all other development project work in the district. • Ensure a high level of resource stewardship through financial accountability and financial risk management • Provide direction and coordination of effective budget development and management (Annual Program Plans, Quarterly Financial Updates, and project budgets), ensuring accuracy and consistency of financial data and safeguarding resources. • Embark on fund raising activities including project/proposal writing etc • Design and organize training programmes for staff capacity building in meeting the goal/objective of the organization.
Program Officer - Promoting income generation for cash crop farmers through gender transformative practices, self-initiatives, and business development project from Solidaridad. SEND Sierra Leone • The program officer ensures the daily project implementation, develops the weekly work plans with the team and divides the workforce. The project manager ensures that project implementation takes place at village level in accordance with the project proposal • Gender Transformative practices increase partnership between men and women for inclusive development o Reproduction of GMF and other visibility materials o TOT for Women networks on GMF o GMF trainings in 75 Communities in two districts o Mentorship and follow up on GMF trainings o GMF Manual review for SWA • Families and communities undertake self-initiatives through the SALT approach o Orientation Meetings with Communities o Selection of Community Facilitators o Training Community Facilitators on the SALT methodology o Support for the Community Facilitators o Support communities to develop action plans on SALT approach o Implementation of SALT action plan • Families have new sources of income through owned resources mobilization, and cultivation of diversified crops o VSLA TOT for 50 facilitators o VSLA Training for target citizens o Leadership trainings for VSLA group leaders o Provision of VSLA boxes for VSLA groups o Monitoring of VSLA groups
Project Manager – Promotion of Nutrition-Sensitive and WASH self-supply project SEND (Bonthe District, Sierra Leone) • To take overall responsibility for the successful planning, designing, execution, coordination, monitoring, controlling and closure of the project to ensure that SEND Sierra Leone deliver on the project objectives and comply with all donor guidelines, • Coordinate all resources of the project to bring about the successful implementation of the project, • Develop approaches strategies to achieve project objectives within the scope and within budget and oversee activity plans to ensure that all projects activities are delivered on-time, • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in consultation with other management team and donor assigned staff, • Ensure downward accountability to stakeholders and principals ensuring that a complaints response mechanism (CRM) is incorporated in project activities.
WASH Coordinator SEND (Kenema District, Sierra Leone) • Coordination, monitoring, supervision and leading the implementation of all WASH projects, for example, improvement of health care, prevention of Zoonotic Originated Health Epidemics – Health projects, • Project implementation and management of activities, • Technical supervision and management of project resources, • Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management • Networking and Coordination with critical stakeholders in the project and • Staff supervision and support to make sure that they are performing their task
Gender and VS&LA Trainer on the Legend Challenge Project (Pujehun District) Solidaridad West Africa – Sierra Leone • Familiarize/refresh participants’ knowledge about the gender issues at the household level to support resource mobilization and investment toward women economic empowerment and self-reliance • Highlight the importance of SRHR issues and income generation as women or as a family • Educate participants about the various resources that can be mobilized locally and eternally for investment in agriculture and in business • Educated participants on how to mobilize and save resources for investment in businesses through VSLA
Program Officer SEND (Kailahun District, Sierra Leone) • Supervision, monitoring and coordination of projects, for example, microfinance and credit union, women in governance, health sector governance, health infrastructure development, food production and small business development, • Organisational development of project principal/beneficiaries, e.g. farmers, women, • Networking with local stakeholders’ • Finance management, • Staff supervision and support to make sure that they are performing their task
Credit Union Development Officer SEND (Kailahun District, Sierra Leone) • Provided financial and statistical report to donors on funds disbursed to the respective credit unions; • Assisted donors to identify the funding requirement in setting up a credit union; • Facilitated the setting up of three community-based credit union; • Maintained daily/weekly/monthly net asset value preparation, which included cash and portfolio reconciliation, shareholder allocation calculations; • Prepared financial statements and other ad hoc reports for Credit Union Board Members
Business Development Officer SEND (Kailahun District, Sierra Leone) • Provided financial and statistical report to donors on funds disbursed to the respective credit unions; • Developed training manual for entrepreneurs, • Conducted a baseline survey for small-scale entrepreneurs, • Developed and implement a training program for 30 entrepreneurs on record keeping, financial management, marketing, and business plan development, • Trained 30 entrepreneurs on business plan development, financial management, record keeping, and marketing; and • Established a business development, and facilitation team