I envision myself as result oriented manager of community projects that supports the holistic growth and development of children and youths including other disadvantaged categories through Child protection, Reproductive health, Economic empowerment (livelihoods) and life-skills interventions, while appreciating the power of using people management skills to exceeding achieve project goals effectively and efficiently.
Masters in Business Administration at Gulu University
Project Manager at mothers 2 mothers
• Managed the program teams including District Coordinators and technical officers for youth, case management, economic strengthening and ECD/parenting including the M&E team to perform in their functions and achieve project targets • Developed operational plans such as annual, quarterly and monthly work plan and budgets which promoted coordination • Ensured the implementation of Joint technical Monitoring recommendations including audit findings by tracking implementation and reporting on it • Developed timely and high-quality donor report for the project where m2m was noted as the first organisation to submit their report in the consortium • Promoted adherence to policies including child protection policy by including it in orientation program for new staff • Developed capacities of the team in the technical areas of youth programming, Child protection, and economic strengthening by leveraging on my accumulated technical skills and experience as well as the skills of other team members • Ensured the functionality of the performance management systems by ensuring that performance targets of the respective staff are developed, implemented and reviewed • Promoted efficiency and effectiveness by collation of travel plans and work plans including reviewing vehicle operations through fuel usage analysis • Provides bi weekly high-level project updates to Headquarters team and discuss challenges and successes • Maintained good working relationships with the various stakeholders like district leadership by sharing with them reports, attending meetings and involving them in monitoring of activities • Supported the development of a culture of learning, through organising reflection meetings where teams learn from each other • Promoted the Functionality of the Quality Improvement Team by ensuring that they meet, identify and address quality issues identified across the technical program areas • In close collaboration with the Finance and Administration, ensured proper management of assets and other inventories through updating asset registers and store record. • In close collaboration with the finance team, ensured proper grants management such as spending within approved budgets through regular budget variance analysis • Ensured proper grants management by submitting timely donor reports and spending within budget through the aid of budget tracking tool.
- People management skills
1. Mr. Okwera Johnson
Deputy Regional Program Manager, Northern Region