HARRISON RICHARD KAZIRO

Qualification

Professional Financial Cooperative Management Program, MSc. Development Econ, Business Process outsourcing skills (Post graduate Certificate), Project Planning and Management (post graduate certificate), BSc. Agriculture (Economics), Certificate in computer Applications like Microsoft Office packages, SPSS, Eviews, Stata, Web technology and Internet.

Experience

Currently; Manager – Agribusiness Unit, Uganda Cooperative Alliance Ltd. Team leader for Farmer Institutional Development under MAAIF/IFAD during Program design for the upcoming National Oil-Palm Program (NOPP). Previously; Region Coordinator Eastern and Central Regions, Institutional Development Officer - Central Region, Project Coordinator - VECO Program with activities including supporting partner organizations in areas of cooperative Institutional development, market linkages, Rural and Agri-financial services access, agribusiness development and management. Also worked with Equity Bank Uganda Ltd as Business Growth and Development Manager with responsibilities like preparation of strategic and business plan communications to head office, target markets and staff, Senior Credit Officer (Equity Bank), Micro-corporate credit officer (Equity Bank) and was the Pioneer manager in Mbarara branch.

Key competencies

Strategic planning, management and program coordination, Performance Monitoring Tools development and supervision, SACCO mentorship, guidance, Performance analysis and advice for improvement, Credit and delinquency management, Governance, Product development, Policy compliance support, Project design and management, Governance and Operational procedure development, Internal audit and supervision, Organizational and Leadership skills, Agribusiness Model design and implementation guidance among others.

Professional membership

Member of Association of Financial Cooperatives Professionals of Uganda (AFCPU)

Contacts

Phone: +256 782570676 or +256 752659397 Emails: hkaziro@uca.co.ug or harrison.kaziro@gmail.com