I am a dynamic professional in areas of market systems development, value chain, programme design, logistics, stakeholder mapping and engagement, humanitarian response, entrepreneurship and long-term development.
I have studied project management and I delivered development of strategy, market analysis, development of technical training materials for producers and SME’s, multi-stakeholder meeting facilitation for policy dialogue, facilitation of regional, federal and donor level stakeholders.
My exceptional skills that fit this project are project execution, networking, and leadership skills. Hence I believe I will be beneficial to your success if you give me the opportunity to serve your institution as a Regional Coordinator.
Flexibility, understanding perspectives, critical thinking, and creativity are my other skills and I always keep them in my personal attitude. I acquired a profound skill in relationship building and establishing friendship very easily with any kind of personnel.
I kept myself to be dynamic, and widen my horizon of thoughts which makes me adaptable to any kind of task and learning. I also believe I am very pragmatic person with good diplomatic and professional integrity. I have taken practical negotiation skill techniques from well-known Danish trainer.
In my previous two very important positions as regional coordinator for USAID funded livestock market development project and Intervention manager in DFID funded project; I have acquired skills and knowledge that gives me confidence to serve institution like yours. My tasks include design interventions, develop contractual framework, and map out key stakeholders including government officials, private sector and other development partners. I have used media tools and other communication mechanism to disseminate lessons and practices. Regarding financial monitoring, I have managed several cost reimbursable and fixed cost contracts with various private and civil society organizations.
I believe my skills and experience would be relevant to you. Thank you for your time for further discussion if you consider me for this position.
Edget Tilahun (Dr.)