Samuel Haruna, a visionary and strategic leader who is an expert at continually refining and advancing an organization. Samuel is able to take the helm and drive forward ambitious and feasible strategic growth and sustainability plans. He is a highly energetic, forward thinking and creative individual who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit that is coupled with strong business acumen. His key strengths include an ability to resolve recurring problems, effectively supervising staff, helping to define goals and developing opportunities. In addition to this he is politically savvy and is an engaging and influential communicator who can build productive relationships with people from all backgrounds.
Samuel, a development professional with sound academic background such as MSc. in Economics and Bsc. in Statistics. He has 18 years of relevant experience and expertise in working for the development issues which includes child and adolescent development, education, women rights & empowerment with human rights based approach, water & sanitation, food security and livelihood development. He was the project key person like Project Manager, Project coordinator etc.
He have practical experience in project planning, implementing of project interventions, budgeting, report writing, documentation, supervision, monitoring & evaluation, linkage negotiation, coordination, facilitating meeting, seminar, workshops and campaign etc.
He has sound knowledge on project proposal, skills in resource mobilization, training curriculum, modules to facilitate capacity building for implementing staffs, and local communities.
He worked actively to develop sustainable partnership with various development actors, stakeholders and facilitated capacity building of partners NGOs.
He has sound knowledge on good governance, social development issues, and clear concept on local government structure.
He is a person with positive mind, constructive attitude, showing openness to change and have excellent ability to manage complexities and results oriented approach to work.
He therefore has several years of experience in social development and also experiences in managing and leading multi-disciplinary team, resource mobilization, project management, monitoring, capacity building of program participants, community need assessment, preparation and conduction of seminar, workshop and advocacy meeting, analysis and report writing skills, preparing of training module, budgeting, leadership and team work skills with NGO level like Project Manager, Project Coordinator through Child and adolescent development, women rights & empowerment, food security, livelihood development, agricultural interventions also marketing and value chain development activities, staffs management, documentation, problem solving & decision making.
Also, having clear understanding and working experiences in gender equity & diversity among the program participants, integrity, tolerance, impartiality and respect to others.
He is married to Mrs. Esther Haruna and they are blessed with children.