As a self-motivated, organized, enthusiastic and analytical professional with over 3 years of combined experience in undertaking project coordination, research and administrative tasks for development research projects in Kenya, South Africa and Sweden

Experience

  • Consultant, International Development and Cooperation

    at Embassy of Kenya Stockholm

    August 2016 - at Present

    Stockholm

    Organizing and coordinating international meetings and providing general administrative support when required. Attending consultation meetings on behalf of the Embassy delegation when needed.

  • Programme administrator; Research consultant,

    at ActionAid International Johannesburg

    June 2015 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Establishing and maintaining correspondence with the strategic partners and stakeholders on the unit’s project progress. Planning and coordinating quarterly stakeholder consultative meetings and executed high profile international workshops for dissemination of research project results to the donors and the media. Managed activity budgets of up to 1,000,000 SEK, compiling and maintaining all project documentation. Taking departmental minutes and generating weekly follow up reports. Scheduling bimonthly unit’s meetings and recording proceedings

  • Project Assistant

    at National Gender& Equality Commission, Nairobi

    January 2013 - at Present

    Nairobi

    Establishing and maintaining correspondence with the strategic partners and stakeholders on the unit’s project progress. Planning and coordinating quarterly stakeholder consultative meetings and executed high profile international workshops for dissemination of research project results to the donors and the media. Managed activity budgets of up to 1,000,000 SEK, compiling and maintaining all project documentation. Taking departmental minutes and generating weekly follow up reports. Scheduling bimonthly unit’s meetings and recording proceedings

  • Assistant Grants Administrator

    at USAID

    September 2011 - at Present

    Nairobi

    Managing contractors and service providers, writing and updating contract agreements. Carrying out regular field visits and generating related narratives and reports on the project progress. Managing incoming and outgoing correspondence, e-mails and requests. Assisting in tracking project indicators; writing donor reports and work plans; attending review meetings and documenting proceeding; handling the unit’s activity budget.

  • Grants Intern

    at World Vision Kenya

    May 2010 - at Present

    Nairobi

    Conducting support field visits and generating narratives and reports for learning and programming. Providing day-to-day administrative support to a team of project managers. Assisting in travel logistics and in managing project events, such as launching event, workshops, training and information sessions.

  • Digital Project Manager

    at ZAGO Sweden

    August 2018 - May 2019

    Skåne Län

    Responsible for day to day operation of project tasks, data management, scheduling regular meetings and recording proceedings, attending to client needs and generating weekly reports. Facilitating development of project plans and managing them from inception to completion. Measuring and reporting on project performance, organizing agendas and facilitating meetings on behalf of the organization when needed.

  • Administrator

    at Asili Initiative

    October 2017 - July 2018

    Skåne Län

    General management and administration including: procurement and purchasing, generating and managing financial statements, managing contracts and agreements with clients and suppliers, verifying invoices and scheduling meetings. Monitoring and processing actual business billings, expenditure and cash flow against the budget and forecast. Preparing action plans, analyzing risks and opportunities and gathering necessary resources

Education

  • Introduction to project management

    at edX

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • International Development & Management

    at Lund University

    2014 - 2016 (2 years) Skåne Län

  • Social Sciences

    at Catholic University of Eastern Africa

    2007 - 2011 (4 years) Nairobi

Services offered

  • Project Administration and Management

    Handling project portfolio
    Managing contracts and grant agreements
    Budgeting and financial reporting
    Tracking project progress
    Reporting
    Scheduling meetings
    verifying invoices

Languages

  • English Native

  • Swahili Native

  • Swedish Conversation

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