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John Harris
Project Manager , Social Enterprise
Johannesburg, South Africa
Experienced development professional with more than 20 years of public, private and civil society sector experience gained within international organisations.

Proven track record of performance delivery and sustained beneficial impact generated through extensive stakeholder engagement, partnerships and team contributions.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Government/Governance, Reforms, Corruption
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
July 2009 - to date. Lead Consultant & Project Manager, Isephus Inc. The leadership of a group-wide strategy review and provision of governance and organisational development business advisory services. Organic strategy capability development.

October 2005 - February 2009. Regional Manager, sub-Saharan Africa, BP p.l.c./BP Angola. Infrastructure Programme Manager, BP Angola.

September 2001 - October 2005. Global Operations Manager, BP p.l.c./BP Shipping. Fleet Expansion & Operations Development.

September 1993 - July 1999. Naval Officer, Royal Navy. Planning, formulation and execution of the supply and logistics for overseas deployments. Organisation of the necessary personnel, supplies and equipment to support diverse operations; including humanitarian aid, search & rescue, international law enforcement or combat operations.
MA Governance & Development

Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance

BA(Hons) Business Studies
Affiliations and Achievements:

Institute of Development Studies
Society for International Development
Africa Academy of Management
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship for Africa Network
Institute of Personnel and Development


Strategy & Planning; Corporate Governance; Programme & Project Management; Supply & Logistics; Operations Management; Capability Building & Organisational Development; Relationship & Partnership Building; Commercial Management; Performance Management & Reporting, Community Volunteering & Fundraising

Working with senior level government officials, training and development, problem solving, research & analysis, recruitment and selection, monitoring and evaluation, project planning and proposal writing, leadership, organisational skills and development, contract negotiation & administration, proficient IT user, financial and budgetary management, catalyst for change, collaboration and consultation, good communicator & team player.

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Portuguese
    United Kingdom
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