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Abomsa kebede

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WHO I AM

I am a highly motivated, responsible, and hardworking development practitioner with a track record of senior-level management experience in project design and management, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation, and report writing. My dedicated and honest approach to maintaining high-quality standards and over 20 years of diversified experiences across various sectors make me a versatile coordinator and manager. I demonstrate a strong commitment to achieving the objectives of any humanitarian institution and program through my analytical, strategic planning, problem-solving, and partnership-building skills. I am able to work independently or as part of a team with extreme attention to detail and a commitment to the values of accountability, transparency, inclusiveness, empowerment, and gender equality. In addition, I am a front-end developer.

Development Practitioner & Web Developer.

I am a highly motivated, responsible, and hardworking development practitioner and frone-end developer

  • Date of Birth: 19 July 1971
  • Website: www.abomsakebede.com
  • Phone: +251 911 387617
  • City: Sebeta,Ethiopia
  • Age: 51
  • Education: BSC in Agricultural Engineering
  • Email: info@abomsakebede.com
  • Freelance: Available

SKILLS

Project Management
  • Planning
  • Communication
  • Report Writing
  • Proposal Development
  • Time Management
  • Budgeting
  • Problem Solving
  • Stakeholder Management
Web Development
HTML 75%
CSS 65%
JavaScript 10%
Bootstrap 5 60%

RESUME

Sumary

Abomsa Kebede

Highly motivated, responsible, and hardworking development practioner with more than 20 years of experience working with international humaniterian Organizations in both development and humaniterian sector.

  • Sebeta Sub-city,Sheger City Adminstration,Oromia Regional State
  • (+251) 911387617
  • abomsakebede@outlook.com
  • info@abomsakebede.com

Education

BSC Degree in Agricultural Engineering

1995

Hromaya University, Ethiopia

Professional Experience

Livelihood and Gender Advisor

Feb 2021 - Present

CARE Ethiopia, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Facilitated & coordinated basic business and life skills training for 2971 project targets
  • Coordinated and led the situational & Gender Analysis Study and baseline study
  • Led the establishment and training of 50 urban saving and loan associations, and their linkage with microfinance
  • Facilitated and coordinated project targets linkages with formal financial institutions to create access to finance and capital
  • Developed innovation fund (business idea competition) implementation guideline
  • Led business idea competition that awarded 23,400,000ETB to 156 winners
  • Provided training for project staff in VSLA approaches
  • Managining contracts with different consulting and training firms

Program Manager

Aug 2018- Jan2021

Action Againest Hunger, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Managed two European Union-funded resilience building projects: RESET Wag Himra cluster in Amhara region and RESET Borena Cluster in Oromia region with a total budget of 8.67 million EUR over four years.
  • Coordinated and led project implementations as per the outcomes, outputs, activities, budgets, and work plans and to insure that the anticipated objectives of the project are met within the budget and project periode
  • Monitored financial and program execution compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Prepared different narrative donor reports
  • Led the communication with the European Union delegation to Ethiopia: budget amendment, No-cost extension request, etc

Deputy Head of Program

Feb 2017- Jun 2018

Danshi Refugee Council, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Participated in different project proposal development including EHF, BPRM, and EU- Trust fund
  • Coordinated the implementations of three EU-Trust fund projects being implemented in Jigjiga, Dollo Ado, and Shire
  • Represented the organizations in different forums and coordination meetings including- WASH cluster, Cash working group, steering committees, humanitarian coordination, etc
  • • Provided different operational supports to the field offices including budget management, contract management, procurement

Program Manager

Feb 2016- Dec 2016

Save the Children, Country Office Addis Ababa

  • Coordinated various operational aspects of the program and performed tasks such as training staff, monitoring work progress, budgeting, solving conflicts, and producing progress reports.
  • Provided overall management and support for the program across the seven-program implementation woredas
  • Coordinated program administrations, logistics, and project management
  • Worked with Technical Advisors, Regional Managers, and Woreda Coordinators to develop Program Detail Implementation Plan and regularly reviewed the progress to ensure the program is executed successfully.

Senior NRM Technical Specialist

Jul 2015 to Jan 2016
  • Provided technical leadership in all NRM and rangeland development, Environmental compliance, and resources base conflict management
  • Conducted training for program officers and government partners on Participatory NRM
  • Produced regular donor and government reports
  • Facilitated water quality taste and biodiversity assessment

Livelihoods Advisor

Oct 2012 to Jul 2015

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Developed the livelihood component of a five- year CIDA funded 24M USD Program
  • Developed a three-year EU and ECHO resilience project for Waghimra Zone, Amhara Regional State
  • Led the Food Security and Livelihood technical working group of EU/ECHO projects in Waghimira and actively participated in the Afar and Somali clusters
  • Provided technical support for OFDA funded resilience project in Gode, and EU and ECHO projects in Amhara, Afar and Somali

NRM Technical Adviosr

April 2012 to Sep. 2012

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Led the NRM activities of the Pastoral Livelihood Project (USAID Funded 5-year project)
  • Facilitated the documentation of the contributions of participatory NRM for climate change adaptations
  • Trained staff and government partners on community mapping, community action plan development and community-based early warning
  • Led the study of Household Economic Analysis (HEA)

Program Manager

Sept 2011 to Apr 2012

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Successfully managed the Pastoral Improved Livelihoods and Resilience Project (PILLAR+), an ECHO-funded DRR project implemented in Moyale and Hudet Woredas of Somali region with a total budget of 300,000 euros over 16 months
  • Successfully Managed the Save the Children Denmark-funded (USD 275,000) livelihood-based emergency response project in Borena zone of Oromia Region
  • Recruited and managed technical staff based in two field offices

Operation Coordinator

Nov 2008 to Sep 2011

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Ensured effective coordination and integration between four different programs in the livelihoods Unit
  • Performed operation activities such as reviewing supply requests, purchase orders, and field office cash transfers;
  • Monitored budget utilization rate and made necessary adjustments;
  • Served as Acting Operations Manager for the Country Office for four months.

Documentation Specialist

Mar 2007 to Oct 2008

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Developed participatory M&E system and tools for collecting data for USAID-funded Pastoral Livelihoods Initiatives and Enhanced Livelihoods in Madhera Triangle Projects
  • Developed data collection and reporting formats and collected data for monitoring performance indicators;
  • Designed and facilitated the production of promotional materials, including program documentation and case studies
  • Produced regular program progress reports and terminal reports for the donor

Water Engineer

Oct 2005 to Feb 2007

Save the Children, Country Office, Addis Ababa

  • Provided overall technical and management support for the field staff in the area of pastoral livestock water development;
  • Provided technical training for Natural Resource Management Officers on Community Mapping and Community Action Plan development;

GET IN TOUCH

Location:

Sebeta Sub-city, Sheger City Adminsteration, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Call:

+251 911387617/929184292

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