Specific skills and expertise

The range of skills and expertise I can offer in social development includes:

  • Research /Analysis and Evidence Generation

    • Conceive, design and direct research studies
    • Develop research concepts and funding proposals
    • Design conceptual and practical research methods including:

      • Indicator, scale and question development
      • Grounded theory
      • Social action research
      • Most Significant Change
    • Develop questionnaires, surveys, focus group and key informant interview protocols
    • Code qualitative data
    • Carry out literature reviews
    • Grounded theory and social action research
    • Recruit and manage regional research teams
    • Write research monographs, book chapters, journal articles and conference papers
    • Edit journal collections
  • Knowledge Development and Organisational Learning

    • Design, mentor and advise organizations in knowledge generation, learning and self-assessment
    • Develop organisational learning agendas
    • Guide product development including case studies, models and policy briefs
    • Develop/ distil theories of change
    • Transfer skills in research design and analysis to field workers and project managers
  • Course Development

    • Develop and deliver training on philanthropy at graduate and professional levels
  • Gender Analysis

    • Gender analysis, policy and mainstreaming into development projects
  • Programme, Research and Grant Fund Management

    • Direct, design and implement national and multi country programs
    • Design, manage and monitor grant funds
  • Capacity Building, Facilitation & Training

    • Develop materials and deliver workshops

      • Project planning & reporting
      • Gender analysis
      • Maternal and child health
      • Demand and accountability
  • Writing

    • Editing
    • Prepare high quality reports
    • Write briefing papers, concept notes, case studies, policy briefs & concept papers
    • Academic and popular articles