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Elisha Ogonji
International Development Officer , Government donor agency
Nairobi, Kenya
An International Development officer delivering development projects with multi-country responsibilities in the East Africa region, working with multi-cultural and cross-functional teams towards achievement of set strategic objectives of the organization.
My leadership, organizational, networking and project management skills, have been a resource in delivering on targets in my responsibilities.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
Professional Experience:
• An International Development officer delivering development projects with multi-country responsibilities in the East Africa region, working with multi-cultural and cross-functional teams towards achievement of set strategic objectives of the organization.
• Experience in working for a G8 donor government has provided me with a good understanding of both the administrative and decision-making structures of a foreign government in pursuit of its development agenda.
• My leadership, organizational, networking and management skills, have been a resource in delivering on the set targets in my past professional roles and in my current role in delivering International Development projects.
• As the Vice Chairman of FINNLEMM Savings and Credit Cooperative, I led the development of the organisations’ first ever Strategic Plan document and played a critical role in the organisation turnaround and expanded revenue and balance sheet growth of over 300% during my duration in office.
• Led and managed a team of 22 operational staff and successfully met operational deadlines and objectives.
• Worked as a training consultant with demonstrated communication, training and facilitation skills in design and delivery of training courses at the British Council in Nairobi.
• As a Director and Golf Captain of a leading golf club in Nairobi I delivered on my responsibilities in the identification, networking, negotiation and activation of sponsorship and commercial partnership agreements to surpass annual sponsorship revenue targets by 30% through negotiated partnerships with corporate clients.
Education:
I am a Bachelor of Commerce degree holder and Master of Science degree holder in Computer Based Information Systems from the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom.

I have also completed short professional development courses for my career enhancement, they include: Finance for non-financial Managers from Strathmore University, Project Management from Strathmore University (PMBok, PMP preparation for PMI Institute exam), Supervisory Skills Training from Canadian Foreign Service Institute, PTAK (Professional Training Association of Kenya) Membership certification course, Train the Trainer Course from British Council Nairobi, The Dale Carnegie Course (course designed to build lifelong professional growth and performance improvement), and French language training from the Alliance Française de Nairobi and the Canadian Foreign Service Institute.
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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, Swahili
    Nationality:
    Kenya
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