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Charles
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National programme coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2014
National Open University of Nigeria
From 0 to 2008
Nigeria Institue of Management (NIM)
From 0 to 1999
Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
From 0 to 1995
Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi
From 0 to 1996
Government Secondary School Barkin Abdullahi
No added languages

Experience

National Programme Coordinator
Association of Small-Scale Agro Producers in Nigeria (ASSAPIN)
September 2011 - Present Day (5 years 10 months)

Head programme and Administration - provided management and administration of both financial and personnel resources and leadership functions for the organization.

Developed policy and administrative procedures for the Organization

Initiated and coordinated the development processes of strategic plan and its production in consultation with the National Executive Council and the Board of Trustees.

Sensitized and mobilized small-scale farmers into farmers comparative groups in 16 states of Nigeria including FCT Abuja with over 12,000 registered members 60% mostly women.

Established data base of registered small-scale farmers

Hosted the Voices of Food Security platform in the discharge of the secretariat functions and coordination

Engaged with private sector for access to farm inputs, credit facility and market for small-scale farmers such as Notore fertilizer company, Nokia solar charger, WACO Bank of Industry/Micro finance bank

Developed and submitted four proposals personally and three jointly with other development partners

Collaborated with VSO Nigeria and Heinrich Boll Nigeria in leveraging resources through capacity building and financial sponsor for pilot project on agric insurance.

Advocacy in collaboration with other members of voices of food security platform to the Hon. minister of agric. and rural development on small-scale farmers recognition on the agricultural transformation agenda which resulted to a draft partnership framework developed at the instance of the minister for collaboration awaiting response

Nominated 20 small-scale farmers 60% women for the make market food award of VSO Nigeria and Oxfam annual program.

Mobilized farmers to participate in showcase their agricultural produces in the World food Day 2011 and 2012

Participated in partnership planning, review and negotiation both national and regional levels

Program planning and budgeting

Supervision and report writing

Programme Manager
Project Agape
January 2007 - August 2011 (4 years 8 months)

Program planning and budgeting with community representatives and the the representatives of the two organizations on the implementation of the Local Rights Programs of ActionAid Nigeria

Facilitated training for the community facilitators and monitoring community projects/programs

Organized exchange learning visits for community facilitates to enhance deliverable on their mandates

Used right based approach to development ( participation and inclusion in Programming)

Managed sponsorship and oversees policy implementation, administration, standards and reporting cycles

Developed exit strategies from the communities

Oversees and monitor annual sponsorship communication plan

Managed transition from child sponsorship to next steps

Managed external communication including queries and issues on a timely and appropriate basis

Worked to review sponsorship income

Initiated and conducted research, developed terms of reference and managed consultants on assignment for effective and efficient use of resources

Took Lead in advocacy issues through capacity building/mentor for the community to take ownership

Initiated the formation of Nasarawa Non-Governmental Network (NANGONET) for CSOs active engagement in influencing policies and practice

Established Samaritan Support Groups (SSG) of people living with HIV/AIDS and the Pro-Poor Governance Network a Network of community facilitators operating today as a CBO on advocacy issues.

Program Officer
Project Agape
January 2003 - December 2006 (4 years 1 month)

Sensitized and mobilized target clients for access to micro finance loan 95% women

Organized pre-loan training for the targeted clients

Mainstreamed HIV/AIDS and child spacing method to micro finance operations

Developed pre-loan training manual for the use of Partners for Development (PfD) implementing partners in Nigeria a USAID funding

Mobilized Mandatory savings

Facilitated the cross guarantee mechanism prior to loan disbursement

Disbursement of loan to approved beneficiaries

Collection of repayment of loans and lodging to bank account

prepared monthly/quarterly progress reports

Organized monitory and evaluation and share learning visits.

Teaching/Actinv Principal
Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ (ERCC) Secondary School
February 2000 - December 2002 (2 years 11 months)

Prepared lesson plan/lesson note for students

conducted assessment/examination for students

Prepared termly result sheet for the students with class average

Represented the school in principal' meeting at the zonal area inspectorate office

Represented the school in school management committee meetings

Managed students and staff affairs for good behaviors and conduct

Conducted staff performance review for promotion

Prepared and submit monthly/quarterly returns to zonal inspectorate office

Conducted WEAC supervision during the examination

Ensured security and safety of students at their hostels.