Project managed the delivery of three simultaneous projects for multiple International Development programmes funded by DFID, USAID and SIDA. The two projects launched websites, delivered social media content according to an agreed plan, as well as digital advertising to promote gender equality in Nigeria (Voices for Change), and then promote female initiated contraception in Zambia (Expanding Effective Contraception Options). The third project delivered nutritional specific content to promote a mobile nutrition programme over SMS and IVR in Tanzania (mNutrition). Management of all projects included initiation and management, internal resource, client and supplier management, planning content delivery and execution, process management.
Project managed the delivery of a £10m large scale, International Development project, mNutrition, funded by DFID implemented across 6 countries in Africa and Asia in addition to USAID and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded programme, mAgri. Both programmes focused on catalysing scalable, commercial mobile services in emerging markets to improve either nutritional outcomes or productivity and income of small-holder farmers. Managed and coordinated all project requirements from project plans, risk and issue logs, change logs, financial management (forecasting to cash flows). Compiled project reports, including DFID quarterly and annual reports, both narrative and financial, to communicate effectively the project’s progress. Supported the grantee management from initiation to on-going support managing contract compliance, milestone payments, and monitoring deliverables against timelines. Managed all events which included event logistics and travel arrangement for speakers and team.
Worked with Programme Director to plan out a strategy for staging/broadcasting a global concert to fund raise and create awareness for education issues around the world in association with initially Comic Relief and the Qatari Foundation, then with UNICEF. Worked tirelessly with mobile network operators across both developed and emerging countries to enable consumers to donate either online or via their mobile phone as a response to a call for action broadcast on TV.
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