Alphonce Okoth

Grants Assistant Manager

As Grants Assistant Manager, Alphonce supports the grant making process and programme implementation in 10 focal countries in Africa. Alphonce is a project management specialist with over 10 years of experience in project management, business development in public health, proposal development, costing and budget management. He is skilled in mapping and tracking opportunities, partnership building and liaisons, programme administration including conceptualising, planning, organising, coordinating and facilitating project implementation, capacity building, supporting trainings, meetings and workshops within INGOs.

His experience includes working as coordinator for Malaria Programmes for Eastern Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, senior programme officer for Health and Social Services supporting HIV/AIDS programmes, water and sanitation, organisational development and community resilience initiatives in over 14 African Countries with The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Alphonce has also worked as a programme officer with The University of Maryland-Baltimore, supporting the technical assistance team comprising of medical professionals in the delivery of quality care and treatment in the management of HIV&TB, maternal, newborn and child health and substance abuse cases in Kenya.

Alphonce is passionate about project management and is results-driven. He is well versed with financial reporting, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation of grants.

Academically, he is a Certified PMD Pro 1 (Project Management for Development Professionals), Certified in Health Projects Implementation Science (University of Washington), holds an MBA in Strategic Management, an MA  degree in Project Planning and Management, and Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management (all from the University of Nairobi).