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Project Manager

Columbus, Ohio, United States
September 17, 2018

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I am a Certified Scrum Master with years of Scrum experience. Evangelist of agile/scrum principles and methodology. I have a proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. EDUCATION

LLM: International Economic Law Jan 2014 - Dec 2018(Expected) University of South Africa (UNISA)

Focus Areas: International Business, Business Contracts, Foreign Direct Investment, International Trade, International Business Negotiation. LLB: General Law Sep 2006 – Jun 2011

Jimma University Ethiopia

Focus Areas: Civil and Criminal Law, Research and Documentation, Leadership and Development. JOB EXPERIENCE

Agile Scrum Master A ug 2017 – Aug


Afomsoft Technologies Addis Ababa, ET

Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and software demonstrations.Protect development team from outside distractions, impediments or team conflicts, and maintain focus on product backlog and project timeline. Work closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.Educate and reinforce scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.Direct and lead development team from project initiation through the delivery of final product.

Project Manager M ar 2014 – July 2017

Ubuntu Leadership Institute Addis Ababa, ET

Directed all phases of international projects including project proposals, contract negotiation and execution of all deliverables on time. Facilitated collaboration with other departments to execute projects. Handled long-term planning and budgeting for the company. Public Prosecutor Nov 2012 – Feb 2014

Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority Addis Ababa, ET Charged and prosecuted individuals that are suspected of committing crimes against Ethiopian revenue and customs laws including tax evasion and contraband trafficking. Appealed to higher courts when deemed necessary for cases. Worked with and guided the investigating police officers to initiate criminal investigation, receive complaints and accusations, interrogate suspects and question witnesses.

Applied witness protection schemes for all witnesses involved with serious crimes in investigation and trial stages. Represented the authority in different courts as an advocate in various civil litigations in which it is a party to. Legal Assistant Oct 2011 – Oct 2012

African Union commission (AUC) Addis Ababa, ET

Prepared meeting reports, memorandum of understandings (MOUs) and more than twelve legal research papers. Organized a meeting for AUC on International Law which included preparing all legal documents and reporting on the outcome. Legal Advisor and Project Developer Jul 2011 – Sep 2012 Bebran Marketing and Communication Addis Ababa, ET Prepared business contracts, employment contracts and the HR management manual. Developed a project on monthly “Afro-fusion” events in Addis Ababa. Externship – Public Prosecutor Apr 2011 – Jun


Ministry of Justice Ethiopia Addis Ababa, ET

Charged and prosecuted individuals suspected of committing crimes against the criminal laws of Ethiopia. Worked with police officers in all parts of the investigation process. Research Intern Apr 2011 – Jun


International Committee of the Red Cross Addis Ababa, ET Wrote a research paper on “The Jurisdiction and complementarity Regime of the International Criminal Court: Challenges and Perspectives".


Certified Scrum Master by Scrum Alliance Sep 2018 Joint seminar for International Criminal Court and African Union offered by International Criminal Court. Aug 2012 Training on Ethiopian Comparative Investment Policies and Laws and International Investment treaties Feb 2012 offered by International Leadership Institute.

Leadership and management training organized by Vision Ethiopia Congress for Democracy (VECOD) July 2010 Leadership training organized by the Institute of International Education (IIE) Aug 2011 SKILLS

Technical Skills: Communication, Leadership, Team management, Negotiation, Personal Organization, Risk Management.

Other Languages: Fluent Amharic (lingua franca of Ethiopia)

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