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Derrick Pfeffer
Strategic Planning Advisor , USAID / Chemonics
Jakarta, Indonesia
Management consulting professional with over 7 years of diverse project experience working with senior leadership across the private and development sectors, including Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, and USAID. Expertise in strategic planning, innovation, and performance improvement. Proven ability in strategic thinking, project management, leading teams, problem solving, and executing to results.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
USAID / Chemonics – Indonesia Marine Affairs and Climate Support (IMACS), Jakarta Jan 2015 - Present
Strategic Planning Advisor
- Developing frameworks, tools, and analytical methodologies to gather key stakeholders together to assess the capture fisheries and aquaculture sectors
- Meeting, coaching, and conducting participatory trainings and presentations to senior staff on strategic planning techniques and tools in an effort to promote ownership
- Assisting in the development of macroeconomic, environmental, and social development indicators as part of scenario projection and strategic option valuation
- Assessing the capacity needs of the Ministry in order to articulate the skills needed to deliver on the strategies identified
- Establishing tools and processes to promote routine monitoring and assignment of budget and resources according to a changing landscape

USAID / Chemonics – Indonesia Marine Affairs and Climate Support (IMACS), Jakarta October 2014 - Present
Communications Support Specialist
- Consulted and coordinated with team leads to develop and revise the project’s quarterly report and annual report
- Developed brochures and mini fact sheets on key climate change topics for distribution to the general public
- Transformed 44 grant profiles and 12 factsheets into best practice communications material

Grameen Foundation – Mobile Agriculture, Manila Dec 2013 – May 2014
Value Chain Strategy Consultant
- Developed strategic planning framework and analytical methodology to assess the agriculture and fisheries sectors in the Philippines and Indonesia
- Conducted strategic assessment, including visioning and goal setting, sector trends, value chain dynamics, needs assessment, and technical solution conceptualization
- Performed strategic options analysis to quantify and prioritize interventions with the highest probability of impact and success
- Presented strategic analysis results and recommendations to global leadership and received strong praise and invitation to support Grameen Foundation’s future strategic planning initiatives

Deloitte Consulting LLP – Commercial Strategy and Operations, United States Sep 2009 – Nov 2013
Senior Consultant (Associate Manager)
- Global Strategy Center of Excellence: Built global team of 10 regional coordinators and led efforts to enhance the firm’s global strategy practice, including competitive intelligence, branding and communications, and knowledge management capabilities
- Innovation management: Led 3 teams to identify non-core growth opportunities; activities included market research, senior level interviews, strategy development, and building/pitching business cases to senior leadership
- Talent strategy: Led 6 teams under direct guidance of CTO and COO to develop and execute strategies for enhancing the organization’s human resource capacity across the “talent lifecycle”
Masters in Health Administration
Specialty: International Development
University of Michigan
(#1 ranked healthcare management program)
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia
    United States
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