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Kjeld Kromand
HR Coordinator , International non-profit
Aarhus, Denmark
I have 18 years of management experience with comprehensive organizational insight in HR, education management, change management & staff recruitment. I have been a learning & development manager in Afghanistan and HR Coordinator In South Sudan working for MSF.

I have an Economic & HR organizational and educational background and a master’s degree in public governance from a Danish university.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
HR Coordinator in South Sudan, MSF
• Acting HRCo for 1 month – deputy for 2 months
• I was responsible for the enrollment of new expats arriving
• All HR matters in Doro Project and in Juba Coordination
• Adaptation to new SS Labour Act & Policy making
• Taxation and social security law
• Recruitment processes in South Sudan and cooperation with the Labour Union in SS.

HR/admin/finance & development Manager, MSF
• I was responsible for the administration and staff development of a hospital in Pibor, South Sudan.
• One of the objectives of my job was to increase the quality of medical care facilitating a turnaround of the whole management approach in the project.
Achieved results:
• I implemented new tools and policies in the project to facilitate more responsible management and did a lot of recruitments.
• I created and implemented a supervisor survival guide for all managers and supervisors to increase the quality of management in the hospital.

HR development manager in Afghanistan, MSF
• I was task and budget responsible for staff development of 2,200 Afghan employees, including the associated strategic work.
• One of the objectives of my job was to increase the quality of medical care and the level of competencies in the MSF Afghan mission in general.

Achieved results:
• I facilitated a wide range of national and international courses in our 6 projects.
• I got some Afghan midwives trained and certified as international trainers.
• I had some international medical trainings relocated to Afghanistan to increase our training capacity.
• I completed an online staff development platform containing individual induction programs, staff performance assessments, staff development plans and an online library with more than 250 validated trainings.
• I developed a new strategy for on-the-job management development in MSF Brussels.
• I developed a Supervisor Skills Training - level 2 together with my colleagues.

Principal at Højvang School, Aarhus Municipality
• I was hired to do a turn-around of an organization that three other principals before me failed on turning.
• Reduce a financial deficit of 12.5%.
• Customize the staff volume and increased the workload significantly for all staff.
• Raise the staff’s job satisfaction.
• Facilitate a decrease in numbers of sick leaves.
• Implement a new school reform and a new labor law.
• Set a task and strategic direction for the school.
• Merge two administrations.

Achieved Results:
• Operations was adjusted.
• A profit was created after two years.
• Job satisfaction increased.
• Absence due to sickness decreased to average levels in the municipality
• A clear development of the school was described and initiated with new innovative initiatives as first movers in the municipality.
• The other members of the management team were replaced and management quality increased after that


- Master of Public Governance, Syddansk and Aarhus Universities
- Graduate Diploma in Economics & Business - Administration, University College of Herning.
- Academy Foundation (AF) Degree in staff development, Silkeborg Business School.
- Teachers Education, Silkeborg University College
- Project Management – PRINCE2 Foundation, Aarhus Business College


- MSF HR foundation training in Geneva
- HR Learning & Development Weeks in Brussels
- Course in dynamic coaching - Albatros Aarhus.
- Basic education in school management - The Municipal College
- Microsoft Office advanced user education - Silkeborg Business School
- Adult Education Course - Silkeborg University College

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Danish,
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