Role: Deputy Chief of Party, Feed the Future
Mariama is a seasoned Project Manager and Finance Specialist and currently serves as Deputy Chief of Party for the Feed the Future Senegal Nafoore Warsaaji Activity. As a knowledgeable administrative and financial leader, she has previously held positions including Regional Finance and Administration Director for an International Relief and Development (IRD) Project, and Regional Grants and Finance Manager and Chief of Accounts for World Wildlife Fund’s West Africa office. Through these positions, she ensured compliance with USAID and organizational policies and procedures, developed and maintained budgets, trained new staff members on procedures, and supervised monitoring, evaluation and learning, helping to develop indicators and log-frames and ensuring systematic data collection and accurate reporting. Mariama received her Masters in Accounting from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. She is fluent in French, English, Pulaar and Wolof.
I am excited to be part of the IFR4NPO project because I am very committed to high quality financial reporting to stakeholders while increasing transparency and compliance and standardising the financial reporting.