A self-motivated hardworking team player with great analytical & problem solving skills. Adapts easily, can work with individuals from different social & cultural backgrounds. Effectively communicate, orally & written, to a wide range of audiences. Seeking professional growth in Research & IT.

Experience

  • Response Manager

    at Citizens Initiative

    March 2019 - August 2019

    Manicaland Province

    Conducted needs assessment to provide evidence based planning. Developed and managed implementation plans for the fund. Ensured strict adherence to financial systems and policies for the entire project cycle. Monitored and evaluated project implementation to ensure efficiency and upholding of prescribed standards and practises. Coached and mentored project staff and volunteers . Established networks and managed relations with stakeholders to ensure effective partnerships and collaborations. Prepared and shared project reports with donor in line with fund requirements.

  • Research and Development Coordinator

    at Combined Harare Residents Association

    September 2014 - February 2019

    Harare Province

    Identified research gaps and wrote research proposals. Facilitated research on key advocacy issues to gathering evidence to support the organisations advocacy interventions. Researched on best practices and made recommendations to improve the organisations programming. Liaised and networked with research consultants for purposes of outsourcing knowledge and expertise on key local governance policy issues. Prepared program reports in line with grant requirements.

  • Research Consultant

    at City of Harare

    February 2014 - February 2018

    Harare Province

    Conceptualised and developed mathematical models of identified problems on key social services as water reticulation and transport. Assisted in the design of data collection tools and processing of collected data. Used computer based statistical analysis, simulations and predictive modelling, to analyse information and develop practical solutions to the organisations problems. Advised managers on possible solutions to problems and impact of each possible solution.

  • Research Consultant

    at Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition

    May 2013 - December 2013

    Harare Province

    Designed data collection tools for the organisations 2013 general elections monitoring campaign. Gathered and analysed data from the Zimbabwe July 2013 general elections results. Prepared periodic reports of the campaign focusing on trends and patterns.

Education

  • MSc in Operations Research

    at Maastricht University

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Provincie Limburg

  • BSc in Liberal Sciences

    at Maastricht University

    2008 - 2011 (3 years) Provincie Limburg

Services offered

  • Research

    Can competently search, gather and process information that is required to solve tasks and problems. Ability to formulate and assess the feasibility of proposed models and solutions.

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Shona Native

  • North ndebele Elementary

Hives