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Audace Kubwimana
Africa Regional Coordinator , International non-profit (global network)
Nairobi, Kenya
12 years of professional experience in Projects/Programs management and organization leadership/representation with International NGOs in Africa.

Interested in similar managerial and/or leadership positions with International Organizations in Africa(preferably) and beyond. Can use very well English and French. Willing to travel & ready to relocate.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
I have been working for international NGOs since the last 12 years occupying different senior technical and leadership positions. In various positions, I led the design and successful implementation of several projects and programs covering various African countries.

My very rich technical, managerial and leadership experience comes from the 12 years of work previously at Welthungerhilfe ( ) and currently at ILC (International Land Coalition: ). At both organizations, several programs and projects have been designed & successfully implemented under my coordination and leadership.

In addition to my education background (A Master’s degree in Development Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture / crops & horticulture), the 12 years of work experience in high level technical, managerial & leadership positions have shaped me into a humble, hardworking, results/impact driven development practitioner, a responsible manager and a visionary leader.

In short, the following are some key areas of my professional experience:

-Vast experience in representing international organizations / NGOs at country & Regional/Continental/Africa level;

-Strategic planning at country, continental and global level;

-Design and lead national & regional/continental projects & programs for international organizations/NGOs in various thematic areas such as advocacy, land governance/land rights, human rights, policy dialogue, food security, food production, rural development, agricultural infrastructure development, capacity building, organizational development, WASH, gender, etc.

-Vast experience in human resource development & management (30-70 team members with various nationalities);

-Vast experience in overseeing programs/projects’ financial management;

-Vast experience in resource mobilization/fundraising, project/program concept notes & proposals writing for International Organizations;

-Vast experience in collaborating with partners/stakeholders (Resource partners, Governments, beneficiaries’ groups, etc.)

-Experience in organizing national, regional & global events (conferences, workshops, etc.)

-Close working relationship with UN systems (FAO, IFAD, World Bank, etc.) thanks to my current position at ILC. ILC secretariat being hosted by UN-IFAD in Rome.

-Familiar with frequent regional & international travels/missions;

-Familiar with frequent field monitoring trips in remote/rural areas;

-Familiar with working in multi-cultural / Multi-nationality environments.
I am a social scientist and agriculture scientist by education.

I got my masters degree in Social Sciences / Development Studies in 2013 from Kabale University in Uganda.

My Bachelors degree in Agriculture was obtained in 2009 from the National University of Rwanda.
Affiliations and Achievements:
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Kinyarwanda
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