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Joyce Waititu
Regional Program Manager, East Africa , International non-profit/humanitatian organisation
Nairobi, Kenya
Over 15 years experience program management professional with experience in emergency and disaster management, health programming, organizational development for NGOS and civil society organizations, sub grantees management, technical assistance and program quality, monitoring evaluation. Seeking full term program management opportunity with an international, NGO, donor and UN specialized agency
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Area of Expertise:
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
An NGO management professional with Masters training in NGO Management (MSC) and Public Health (MPH) with 15+ years of experience managing programs within the international NGO sector and the UN on programs that work in partnership with communities, civil society organizations, faith based organizations, private, government, academic and research organizations managing interventions in the following thematic areas: disaster risk reduction, emergency assistance to refugees, economic empowerment ( VSLA model); Health and HIV/AIDS, children’s rights, natural resource management, livelihoods, disability, and peace building. Excellent knowledge of project cycle management; capacity building and organizational development for civil society organizations; technical assistance for government entities; sub-granting mechanisms for both CSOs and government entities; risk identification, management and mitigation processes; results based / performance based implementation; monitoring and evaluation systems design and implementation; participatory planning and appraisal methodologies; governance and accountability mechanisms; learning generation, documentation and sharing/dissemination process. I have worked with different target populations including women, girls, youth, children, persons living with HIV and most at risk populations in context of HIV/AIDS, unionisable workers in both formal and informal work places, and persons with all forms of disability including physical, visual, hearing impairment and intellectual disability. I have experience in local, national and regional program implementation with the ability to direct large projects, good appreciation of cultural context in service delivery and ability to lead large teams. For 15 years I have worked with grants making programs funded by the following key donors: Global Fund for fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, European Union, USG, and DFID. For at least 11 years I have worked at senior level, 5 of which was at the larger East African context.

March 2015 to Date Regional Program Manager, East Africa
American Red Cross: Responsible for the design and delivery of high quality programming in the EA Region, ensuring programmatic integration and impact across all projects in the region. Specific roles include assessments, planning/design, performance tracking, measurement and reporting. I also ensure effective project monitoring, performance management, financial and resources management and compliance to contractual commitments. I nurture relationships within and beyond the Red Cross/Crescent Movement in the Region. I coordinate and provide guidance and supervise in-country project staff, ensuring effective and timely delivery of projects. I am part of the senior leadership team in the Africa Region and maintain collaborative relationships with HQ teams for support to regional programming.

May 2009 to December 2014 National Program Manager, CARE International in Kenya:Responsible for s
A continuing masters in public health with research interest in how population movement or internal displacements impacts on access to health by affected populations, in particular with reference to HIV/AIDS treatment. A graduate of masters degree in NGO management focusing on the voluntary sector policy and administration and in particular NGO management from a practitioner perspective. Over the years have undergone various skills development relevant for NGO work in capacity building, livelihoods, civil society strengthening, health and HIV, child rights, gender and women's empowerment, cash transfer programming among others.
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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Kiswahili
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