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Kerstin Grimm
Head of Office/Head of Delegation , Red Cross / Humanitarian
Khartoum, Sudan
Extensive experience in managing humanitarian and development projects and programs in Africa and Asia.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
Professional Experience:
Dates 07/2017 to date
Head of German Red Cross (GRC) Country Office Sudan, Khartoum
German Red Cross, Carstennstr. 58, 12205 Berlin, Germany
Humanitarian and Development Cooperation
Main responsibilities
• strengthening the partnership with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society
• overseeing the partnership program consisting of 3 larger and several smaller projects for refugees and IDPs in the WASH, DRR and Livelihood sectors
• managing the GRC Country Office and supervising international and national staff
• security management
• liaising with donors, stakeholders and other partners and public relations
• project development and fundraising, strategic planning

Dates 07/2015 to 06/2017
Head of German Red Cross (GRC) Country Office Uganda, Kampala
German Red Cross, Carstennstr. 58, 12205 Berlin, Germany
Humanitarian and Development Cooperation
Main responsibilities
• leading and stabilizing the partnership with the Uganda Red Cross Society
• overseeing the partnership program with 3 large and several smaller projects in the WASH, CCA/DRR and Food Security sectors
• coordinating GRC’s response to the South Sudan refugee crises
• managing the GRC Country Office and supervising international and national staff
• security management
• liaising with donors, stakeholders and other partners and public relations
• project development and fundraising, strategic planning

Dates 10/2013 to 06/2015
Regional Finance and Administration Manager for Africa, Great Lakes Region
German Red Cross, Carstennstr. 58, 12205 Berlin, Germany
Humanitarian and Development Cooperation
Main responsibilities
• administration and financial management of the Regional Office
• capacity building for international Project Managers and national staff
• supervising the office team
• budgeting and controlling
• improving organizational efficiency and donor compliance

Dates 04/2011 to 08/2013
Project Manager based in Vientiane and Luang Namtha, Laos
Austrian Red Cross, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 32, 1040 Wien, Austria
Humanitarian and Development Cooperation
Main responsibilities
• implementing a WASH and First Aid project in partnership with the Lao Red Cross in Luang Namtha province
• capacity building and organizational development support to the Lao Red Cross on province and HQ level
• networking and coordination with the government and other humanitarian/development partners (EU, INGOs)
• project development and fundraising

Dates 09/2005 – 03/2011
Program Manager Rural and CS Development in Vientiane, Laos
GIZ , Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 40, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Development Cooperation
Main responsibilities
• establishing and extending project partnerships
• coordinating and supervising international and national advisor placements
• planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the program
• quality management and public relations
• representation and networking with government, development partne
Education:
09/1997 – 03/1999
Master of Business Administration and MA in European Economics
International Management, HR Management, Financial Management, International Marketing, European Economic Law
Sheffield Hallam University (UK) and University of Applied Sciences Fulda (Germany)

09/1983 – 08/1987
Degree in Animal Husbandry
Reproduction & Keeping of Livestock (cattle, pigs, sheep), Fodder Production, Animal Health, Management & Administration
Agriculture College Zug/Freiberg (Germany)
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Russian, Nepali, Mongolian
    Nationality:
    Germany
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/kerstin-grimm-51300326
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