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  • Project Manager
  • Omaha, Nebraska 68105, United States
  • May 22, 2017
Full time Management

Personal Summary

Performance-driven, results-oriented, and dedicated professional, offering wide-ranging experience in project management and program development in both public and private sectors.

Armed with expertise in international development aid, intercultural communication and sensitivity, and event planning. Recognized for consistently delivering notable results and bringing positive impacts through execution of strategic and tactical initiatives. Equipped with strong capability to optimize team performance and effectively strengthen the organization toward the achievement of goals. Articulate communicator, able to foster relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds utilizing bilingual fluency in English and French, as well as working knowledge of Spanish.

Work Experience

Project Manager | Executive Assistant
Dec 2009 - May 2015 CERCOOP Franche-Comté
  • Delivered hands-on consultation services to more than 240 nonprofits and local authorities with international projects engagement.

  • Took charge of conducting annual grant request analyses for primary local authorities in the region.

  • Presided over 20 annual trainings regarding capacity building, intercultural sensitivity, finance, and environmental sustainability; as well as developed 4 annual trainings, which encompassed accurate reporting, global citizenship, cultural sustainability, and gender equality.

  • Established media relations and keenly managed the organization’s social media, website, and database for 1,200 members and weekly newsletter with 4,100 subscribers, including assistance in editing its biannual magazine.

  • Made significant contributions in coordinating and executing all facets of fundraising and grant development process, which included working closely with grant donors, conducting new fund investigations, preparing grant applications and reports, and managing accounting operations.

  • Leveraged exemplary performance in providing effective consultation services concerning international project management, intercultural sensitivity, and project sustainability through daily literature research and innovation analysis.

  • Facilitated trainings and mentored new employees, interns, and nine volunteers.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Capitalized on industry expertise in spearheading the following international programs:

      • Citizenship Education (two-year program), responsible for coordinating the COMENIUS project with 14 partners located in France and Romania, thus solely raising €72K of the €110K established budget from 2010 to 2012;

      • COPRA program, in charge of aiding executives in program planning and management, resulting to the attainment of €2M development aid and multilateral project in Burkina Faso from 2009 to 2015.

  • Successfully promoted international solidarity by leading and implementing various regional awareness programs through the following initiatives:

      • Coordination of regular meetings on Global Citizenship Education: Right to Water and Sanitation; Business and Development Aid; as well as Environmental Awareness and International Solidarity

      • Assessment and identification of regional needs for gender information and support, including amendment of the French Gender Strategy for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2017;

      • Participation in organizing the annual festival, La Semaine de la Solidarité Internationale each year to advocate intercultural sensitivity, in close collaboration with Recidev;

      • Oversight of the tour of a Burkinabè Theater Company in 2012; and

      • Administration of projects for the regional fund Tandem Solidaires within 60 regional schools.

  • Initiated the development and implementation of a gender monthly group meeting encompassing all genders’ perspective involvement and cooperation to ensure gender equity in various projects.

Education

Master of Arts in Humanities in French Literature
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009 University of Franche-Comté (UFC)