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- Ruwa - Zimbabwe
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Nationality : Zimbabwean
Birth date : 1975-05-12
Field of expertise : Community Development / EIA

Headline



Water and Irrigation Engineer with more than 13 years in water, irrigation, WASH, livelihoods, environmental management and operation and management of WASH facilities seeking a WASH Program Manager position in Africa

Work Experience



0000-00
2011-08
Field Manager - Irrigation - Fintrac Inc. (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Plan water and irrigation systems, training irrigators in irrigation operation best management practices; training in environmental and water management; provision of technical assistance on water and sanitation for irrigation schemes; supervision of direct reports; stakeholder management
2011-05
2010-04
Assistant Program Manager - Action Contre la Faim (Chipinge - Zimbabwe)
Planned the rehabilitation of water and wastewater networks in Chipinge town; planned participatory health and hygiene promotion activities in the town; supervised direct reports; also planned the drilling and equipping of new high yield boreholes including micro-dosing chlorine pumps
2009-10
2006-10
Project Manager - International Union for Conservation of Nature (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Was responsible for planning the implementation of the water and environment program, budgetary control and proposal development
2006-09
2005-06
Area Manager - Concern Worldwide (Gokwe North District - Zimbabwe)
Was responsible for overseeing the district program, planning the implementation of emergency food and water and sanitation programs in the district, supervision of 44 direct reports and also situational analyses and proposal development
2005-03
2005-02
Interim Food-for-Assets Program Manager - Catholic Relief Services (Maseru - Lesotho)
Was responsible for planning, implementation and reporting on food-for-assets programs that included water, sanitation and nutrition garden programs in Lesotho. CRS was the first organisation in the consortium in Lesotho to complete emergency food distribution programs when I was Interim Manager.
2005-05
2002-12
Food-for-Assets Program Manager - Catholic Relief Services (Chegutu - Zimbabwe)
Was responsible for planning and implementing food-for-assets programs centred mainly around water and sanitation programs in two districts; Developed the food-for-assets concept for the organisation; supervised directs reports; contributed to program development through proposal development
2002-11
2000-01
Irrigation Projects Engineer - Ministry of Lands and Agriculture (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Was responsible for feasibility studies, design and implementation of irrigation projects; prepared tender documents and procured materials for irrigation schemes; supervised direct reports; implemented operation and maintenance programs for smallholder irrigation schemes


Education



2013
2011
Master - Women's University in Africa (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Social Sciences > Sociology
I did a Master of Science in Development Studies
2009
2008
Diploma - Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Engineering > Sanitary
I did a Post-Graduate Diploma in Water Supply and Sanitation
1999
1994
Bachelors - University of Zimbabwe (Harare - Zimbabwe)
Engineering > Agricultural
I did a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering Honours degree


Languages



English - Fluent


Training



2002-07
2002-07
Project Management and Appraisal
2004-04
2004-04
Design, Construction and Maintenance of Small Dams
2007-08
2007-08
Anglophone Regional Practitioners Training Course on Wetlands and Poverty Reduction
2002-10
2002-10
Environmental Impact Assessment
2006-04
2006-04
Participatory Learning Approaches
2013-02
2013-01
USAID Life-of-Project Environmental Compliance and Environmentally Sound Design and Management


Software & Other Relevant Skills



Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access



 
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