Project Officer with over 7.5 years of professional Project Management experience collaborating with multi-disciplined Project & Program Management Teams, adept at working in highly stressful environments, coordinating and facilitating delivery of results within tight deadlines, managing multiple tasks, pools of client communications (in Dutch & English) and liaising with stakeholders building solid relationships.
Areas of Proficiency:
- Project and Program Management & Monitoring;
- Contract Management & Administration;
- Procurement (Entire Tendering process incl. evaluations and contract negotiations);
- Recruitment [Human Resources Management];
- Logistics Planning & Coordination;
- Resources [Facilities] Management;
- Teamwork Facilitation;
- Management Systems for Businesses:
*Quality MS ISO 9001:2008;
*Environmental MS ISO 14001;
*Food Safety MS ISO 22000 and HACCP;
(1) Development of a National Water Resource Management Strategy;
(2) Meerzorg-Albina Corridor Rehabilitation Project - Remaining approx. USD 6.1 Million
Out of the Box Thinker; Innovative & Decisive; Striver of Performance excellence; Fast Learner;
Team player/-leader; Advisor/ Coach; Analytical; Results-based; No-nonsense Aptitude;
Cabinet of the Vice President of Suriname
May 2016 - /
Monitoring and Evaluation Unit
Macro Economic Affairs and Analysis
Support to Integrated Watermanagement Suriname Workgroup
Planning and Development Finance
May 2016 - /
Advice, collaborate and support with the closure of the Meerzorg Albina Corridor Rehabilitation Project. Section with Eurpean Union, Section with InterAmerican Development Bank, Section with Opec Fund for International Development. Closure contract with Britisch- Suriname Supervision JV and closure contracts with Surinamese, Dutch and Chinese Contractors.
Professional Alumni of Young Leaders of the America's Initiative [YLAI]
Young Leaders of the America's Initiative [YLAI] - White House Program
October 2016 - /
President Obama’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) 2016 for young business and innovative social entrepreneurs from teh Western Hemisphere.
The Program is sponsored by the US Department of State and coordinated by Meridian International Center along with 23 different city hub hosts. Host in Charlotte: International House.
From a competitive 4000 applications from Middle-, South -America and the Caribbean, the top 250 were selected to be part of the YLAI 2016.
Entrepreneur - Founder and CEO
Foundation Young Help Suriname
April 2015 - /
Foundation Young Help Suriname aspires to Empower, Impact and Change!
We are an entrepreneurial venture that recognizes the power of connecting People, Planet and Profit for creating strategic collaboration for sustainable quality results.
People: We focuss on unleashing the Innovative Entrepreneurial Potential of Youth in Suriname. We believe in the power of Inspiration, Skills development, Confidence building and Personal Mentoring as tools for triggering change creating potential towards achieving goals and making dreams come true.
Planet: Our vision is: Youth as Innovative Change Makers and future Role Models shaping a Sustainable Economy.
Profit: Our professional branch provides high quality project and contract management services designed to ensure delivery of your project within time, budget and planned scope. We are results based, qualified dynamic young individuals with creating success as our mission!
BBA Thesis Supervisor
FHR School of Business [voorheen Hogeschool Inholland - Suriname]
April 2014 - /
Supervise Student's research and thesis writing towards obtaining their Bachelor of Business Administration [B BA] degree