Description

Results-driven programme management professional with over 16 years of successful programme, monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management experience with Governance (including anti-corruption), Security and Stability, and Service Delivery programmes on Education, Health, and Agriculture. Extensive experience working with the media, civil society representatives, parliament, high-level public officials and development programme managers to design and implement change initiatives. Expert in project costing, modelling and economics, policy and decision analysis, leveraging extensive knowledge to deliver quality and cost-effective results. Results-based management expert and resourceful leader of theories of change, theories of action and stories of change, impact and outcome assessments, mixed method data collection and analysis, compelling and innovative data presentation and dissemination, adaptive management and consistently exploring options for ‘doing development differently’. Kemi has trained and mentored MEL professionals, government officials and citizens groups in developing and monitoring frameworks for adaptive management, including on DFID-funded PERL, where she led a multi-cultural and dynamic team in developing and managing MEL systems that facilitated learning and adaptation. She has conducted periodic quantitative and qualitative assessments on projects across Africa and mentored teams to proactively deliver value-for-money. She has promoted conflict sensitivity with various projects including DFID-funded NSRP where she conducted a qualitative assessment and developed ten case studies, and on USAID-funded Education Crises Response project, working on endline documentation that promote the ‘Do No Harm’ principle. Kemi’s portfolio include results communication for several projects, improving visibility while ensuring considerations for gender and social inclusion. Master of Arts in Public Administration, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health Management, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, trained Associate of the International Professional Managers Association (IPMA-UK), Fellow Member, Africa Institute of Information Management.