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Spencer Huchulak
Project Manager, Housing & Infrastructure , International Health NGO
Lusaka, Zambia
A Canadian civil engineer and social scientist with over ten years of project management experience in the non-profit, consulting, and private sectors. An experienced leader of cross-cultural teams who stays calm under pressure. Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills. Able to develop and test new approaches to old problems. Looking for new, challenging opportunities.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
Professional Experience:
Overall responsibility for the implementation, management, monitoring, budgeting, reporting, operational and financial annual planning of SolidarMed’s housing project in Zambia;

Represented the housing project at local, district, provincial, national, and international levels;

Constructed 48 new houses and rehabilitated 24 existing houses for health staff at 8 rural health facilities across 3 districts, as well as a 30kWp solar mini-grid and 13 solar water systems;

Developed a vocational training program, which certified 42 youth as skilled builders;

Formed maintenance teams at all sites, providing employment to 12 local tradespeople;

Running a sustainable, self-administered, and self-financing social enterprise (SolidarInvest Ltd.) that manages and maintains all staff housing;

Developed institutional governance through the creation of a board directors, organizing annual general meetings and board meetings, and developing the social enterprise’s constitution;

Additional infrastructure projects included construction of a student lecture hall, 3 student hostels and multi-purpose halls, a mobile training centre, and a large-scale solar water system;

Interim Country Director (11.2019-02.2020)

Overall responsibility for the coordination, project cycle management, budgeting, reporting and annual planning of SolidarMed Zambia, including managing a 13-person team;

Organizational development (staff, logistics, accounting, administration);

Budget control, audit coordination and safeguarding of internal controlling system
Master's Degree in International Development, University of Sussex, UK.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada.
Postgrad Certificate in Non-Profit Management, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Professional Engineer (P.Eng.)
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Issued June 2015
Credential ID 89770

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  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
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