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CV, Internationally Experienced Market Researcher with Project Management Skills

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5018
(16/08/1954, male)
List top 5 skills: baseline surveys, business development, project evaluations, project management
Current location: 

Sudan - View on map

Additional Training:

  • Fieldwork Study Program, University College of Swansea, Wales UK.
  • Regional Workshop on Combating Desertification in Africa, Organized by Clark University USA.
  • Workshop on Water for Human Needs in Africa, implemented by the international Development Programs of Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts and the University of North Carolina, USA
  • Training Course on Management, Center for Management Sciences for, Boston USA.
  • Academic visit to Arizona State University, Tucson, where I gave presentation on Economy of Sudan.
  • State-of-the-Art Workshop on Population and Health, Washington DC, USA, sponsored by United States Agency for International Development and hosted by the State Department in Washington.
  • Training Course on Management, Senior Level, Mombasa, Kenya, organized by the Center for African studies.
  • Training course on Training of Trainers (TOT), Fayed, Egypt.
  • Training Course on Management of Agricultural Development Projects, the Victoria University of Manchester (IDPM) UK. Sponsored by Comic Relief.
  • Training Course on Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Sri Lanka.
  • Training Course on Energy Development, South Korea, Seoul, organized by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
Present: Director, PCC, Market Research, Sudan:
  • Consulting clients about project requirements and objectives.
  • Designing research methods such as interviews and questionnaires.
  • Agreeing timescales and budgets.
  • Supervising staff.
  • Monitoring work progress.
  • Writing reports.
  • Analysing, translating and presenting results.
Market and Development Research Activities:
  • Assessment of the Insurance Sector in South Sudan.
  • Base Line Survey of Tobacco Production in South Sudan and Ethiopia.
  • Assessment of Internet users market, Ethiopia.
  • An Assessment of the banking System in Sudan, for Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  • An assessment of Electronics market in South Sudan, for Samsung Electronics
  • Family Labor in Rahad Irrigated Scheme, for Ford Foundation & Rahad Corporation.
  • Non- Economic Factors Affecting Crop Selection in North Sudan, University of Glasgow.
  • Measuring the Economic Impact of Biomass of Kordofan, Lund University, Sweden.
  • Labor Economy of Irrigated Agriculture in Northern Sudan, Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands.
  • The Economic and Social Impact of White Nile Water Project, Plan Sudan.
  • Evaluation of Women Associations Small Businesses, North Darfur, Practical Action, UK.
  • Production of Training Manual for the UNDP.
  • Evaluation of the Woman Project, Save the Children Sweden (Eretria).
Previous:

Program officer/ Program Specialist, American Embassy (USAID), Sudan.

Through ten years in this job, my duties included preparation of factual and analytical reports both written and oral dealing with aspects of economy, population and health in Sudan. Analyzes new proposals based on United States aims and objectives, the availability of resources, the expected benefits in relation to estimated costs, the likehood of success. Identifies actual or potential problem areas within the programs and recommends corrective solutions. Prepare field-monitoring reports, points out discrepancies and irregularities and recommend procedural, operational and policy changes, as appropriate. Develop background information for the use of senior mission staff and briefing official visitors. Consult with Sudanese Ministries and institutions for the purpose of exchanging information, obtaining data, processing documentation and evaluating program effectiveness.

Country Director, SOS Sahel International (British NGO).
  • Responsibilities included monitoring of SOS Sahel projects in Sudan, reporting and training of staff on project management aspects. Projects monitored:
  • Women and Forestry Project, Shendi and surrounding villages.
  • The Village Extension Project, El Debba, North Sudan.
  • Natural Resource Management Project, Kordofan.
  • Water Micro-catchment Project of Khor Arbaat Project, Red Sea State.
Associate Researcher:

I worked with Dr. Mohamed Osman El Samani in the EDR Center, assisting in different types of research in area of environment and development.

Daewoo International

During these 15 years I have been working with Daewoo Corporation in Sudan as Chairman Assistant. My main duties included:
  • Advising the Chairman and report to him on political and economic issues affecting the investment atmosphere in Sudan.
  • Promoting and marketing Daewoo products and services.
  • Responsible of all the marketing Research activities.
During my work with Daewoo and Samsung I was the sole architect who successfully concluded tens of transactions with the government and the private sector:
  • Power stations to private sector and to the government.
  • Blank coins to Sudan mint.
  • TV screens to Sudan TV.
  • Optical fiber to telephone operators.
  • Plastic factories.
  • Roads contracts.
  • Equipment’s to Sudan Police.
  • VSAT for army and oil field companies.
  • Machinery for soft drinks factories and many others products.
I also followed the opening of LCs, LGs and shipping documents and insured amendments are done when required.

Country Director, Samsung Electronics.

Oversee Samsung portfolio and staff in Sudan.

Other Skills:

Very familiar with computer software: Word, Excel and Power Point.

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english

Locations I am interested in working:

Bahrain, kuwait, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates