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SUNNY MAKOGE
Senior Expert/Advisor Peace Support Operations Division , African Union
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Have served in four regions/continents, Africa, North America, Europe and the Caribbean while making a difference. Worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors in a multi-ethnic and cultural environment with huge respect for diversity and gender in increasing responsible leadership positions with excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

Subject matter expert in budgeting [RBB & RBM] including performance reporting, finance, budget, contracts management, risk compliance and
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
I am currently serving as a GIZ Senior Expert/Advisor with the African Union Headquarters Peace Support Operations Division. I have served in various capacities as Chief Finance Officer, Chief Budget Officer, Head of Office, Chief Administrative Services and Deputy Chief of Mission Support in four regions/continents, Africa, North America, Europe and the Caribbean while making a difference with the United Nations. Worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors in a multi-ethnic and cultural environment with huge respect for diversity and gender in increasingly responsible leadership position(s) with excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

A subject matter expert in administration,budgeting [RBB & RBM] including performance reporting, finance, budget, contracts management, risk compliance and monitoring, procurement, human resources, audit, logistics, project management, trust funds, staff counselling, travel, claims, training and administration. Keeps abreast with what is current and as a senior administrative staff, implemented the new financial system UMOJA while ensuring it is IPSAS compliant. I maximized the utilization of the physical resources of the organization, monitored the budget and provided authoritative advice to the senior leadership of the organization. Drives change.

A visionary and born leader who manages staff through coaching and development while utilizing limited resources in an efficient and effective manner to meet the organization's mandate. I am very interested in a career that allows me to provide authoritative guidance, ensure relevant internal administrative rules are enforced, monitor the status of the budget, and keep budget costs under control and the freedom to lead in an environment of limited resources.
Education:
MBA Finance with honors; MA Economics - Development Banking with honors and B.Sc. Business Administration - Marketing.
Affiliations and Achievements:
• AHRMIO Result-Based Management Master-Class Certification convened at Baden, Austria April 2006.
• Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Budget Workshop for Chief Budget Officers and Chief Administrative Officers held at Cairo, Egypt in July 2006.
• Chief Finance Officers Conference under the auspices of the Controller and Assistant Secretary General in New York, NY in December 2005.
• Results-Based Budgeting Frameworks workshop presented by Finance Management Support Services (FMSS) at UNLB Brindisi, Italy 2005.
• Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Peacekeeping Financing Division (PFD) Chief Administrative Officer/Chief Budget Officers Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco, February 2005.
• Results-Based Budgeting for Budget Officers and Cost Center manager presented by Peacekeeping Financing Division UNHQ at UNLB Brindisi, Italy March 2004.
• Chief Administrative Officer/Chief Finance Officer Results-based budgeting training Peacekeeping Financing Division, UNHQ October 2003.
• Project management – UNLB 2003.
• Personnel Management – Cyprus 2003.
• CFO/CBO FMSS Financial Management and Funds Monitoring Tool Seminar, Brindisi, Italy – November 2002.
• UNMIK –Stress Management Seminar – Greece 8 May – 10 May 2001
• UNMIK – Kosovo Planning and the procurement process, Presented by Kiplin Perkins, Chief Procurement Officer UN-ICTY, 18th September 2000.
• Certificate of Completion, Comparing the top windows accounting systems, Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing, Applied Accounting Technology, Ltd., March 20, 1997
• Certificate of Completion, Client Service Excellence Course, Big Train Management, June 1997
• Certificate of Completion, Increasing Effectiveness in Recognizing and Detecting Fraud, Courtney Thompson & Associates, Dallas, TX, 1996
• American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law, National Headquarters International Services, March 28, 1996
• Certificate of Training Merit, How to Legally Collect Accounts Receivable, Success Builders, A Division of American Management Association, July 12, 1996.
• American Red Cross, Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) & Beneficiary Designation Training National Headquarters Human Resources, July 1996
• American Red Cross, Financial Planning Seminar, National Headquarters Human Resources, October 1, 1996
• Certificate of Completion, Pension Plan Essentials, The Institute for Employee Benefits Training, October 27, 1995

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French
    Nationality:
    United States
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/sunny-makoge-61973734
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