Experience

  • Technical Advisor

    at GFA Consulting Group

    April 2018 - at Present

    Marsabit

    GFA Consulting Group Ltd, is contracted by GIZ to implement the Drought Resilience Project 2 Extension (DRP2X) in both Marsabit & Turkana Counties. As Technical Advisor, my work entails; i. Technical oversight of the project-quality and sites. ii. Liaison with Community, County Government & GIZ partners on project identification, inception and roll-out. iii. Narrative and financial reporting of the project to Team Leader. iv. Filtering projects for viability, impact, scalability and equitability. v. Ensuring timely and cost effective project delivery. vi. Oversee/supervise project staff and facilitate high GIZ delegations/missions and visits.

  • Senior Consultant

    at Africa Knowledge Consult Ltd

    August 2015 - March 2018

    Marsabit

    Undertake consultancy services on myriad topics especially with regard to Pastoral & Artisanal fisheries. Capacity build County Assembly Agriculture/Livestock Committees to lobby budgetary increase from County Government. Train women, youth, elder and special interest groups on marketing, savings, livelihood diversification etc.

  • County Programme Manager/Regional Manager North

    at GIZ

    September 2014 - July 2015

    Marsabit

    Oversaw the entire inception and launch of GIZ-DRP project in Marsabit & Turkana Counties largely focused on EDE 2020. Maintaining close relationship with newly formed County Administration/CEC's/CO's. Identify County Government gaps in the delivery of drought sensitive proposals/investments/training capacities. Facilitate both County Governments to undertake public inclusive annual planning and budgeting. Liaise GIZ Agriculture Cluster and County Leadership. Host high powered delegations/scoping missions/evaluation teams/researchers. Supervise staff and oversee daily operations Among others.

  • County Transition Coordinator

    at Transition Authority

    February 2013 - August 2014

    Marsabit

    Overseeing the entire devolution process, including inauguration of the county government, budge preparation, consolidation, capacity building all arms of the county government, national government staff at county level; o Ensuring government & public financial regulations are followed. o Leading and coordinating civic education with regard to devolution and its structures. o Liaison officer for the Transition Authority; linking the Authority headquarters and the County government, Development players in the county as well as communities.

  • District Livestock Marketing Officer Moyale

    at Government of Kenya

    January 2012 - January 2013

    Marsabit

    Overseeing technical soundness of livestock and food security related projects. Oversaw all livestock production and marketing activities including Monitoring livestock production and marketing information trends in the districts.

  • Kenya Country Coordinator CAHNET

    at FARM-AFRICA

    October 2010 - December 2011

    Nairobi

    o Managed all aspects of quality program implementation for the Kenya country programme for the Community Animal Health Network (CAHNET), through implementation, supervision, monitoring and reporting. Ensured the front-line sms farmer/livestock producer system operated seamlessly. o Engaged youths all over Kenya through Shujaas Magazine and other forums on livestock marketing, and livestock related enterprise development. o In collaboration with other country co-coordinators (Tanzania, Ethiopia and Uganda), strategic planning of cross border activities, including mapping of potential donors and funders.

  • Divisional & District Livestock Officer

    at Government of Kenya

    July 1987 - September 2010

    Wajir

    o Livestock marketing and information surveys and leading livestock offtake exercises within the districts and across the Kenya-Ethiopia border region. o Participating in Rapid and Rural Appraisal missions including the Kenya Food Security Steering Group, Cross-border livestock intervention forums etc. Key Successes: o Enhanced and buttressed local capacity to withstand climatic and market shocks.

Education

  • Master of Development Studies

    at ST' Paul University

    2008 - 2010 (2 years) Kiambu

  • Bachelor of Science

    at Egerton University

    2006 - 2008 (2 years) Nakuru

  • Diploma Animal Production

    at Bukura Agricultural College

    2003 - 2005 (2 years) Kakamega

  • Certificate Animal Health

    at AHITI Ndomba

    1985 - 1987 (2 years) Kirinyaga

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Oromo Native

  • Swahili Negotiation

Hives