International aid program coordinator sample resume

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Cindy Nickel

108 Help St
Savannah QLD 7820
T: (05) 3872 7001
M: 0417 030 983
E: [email protected]

Professional Overview

I am a qualified, experienced and dedicated international humanitarian aid worker, specialising in nutritional program coordination. I have been involved in large-scale programs in Africa and South East Asia to help overcome nutritional emergencies and food shortages. A strong project manager, I demonstrate a deep commitment to human rights, social justice and the alleviation of human suffering from man-made or natural disasters.


Certificate IV in Project Management
UNE Partnerships
Graduated: 2011


Graduate Diploma in International Health
Curtin University/OUA
Graduated: 2007


Bachelor of Arts (International Aid and Development)
Murdoch University/OUA
Graduated: 2006


Employment History

April 2011 – Present
Nutrition Project Coordinator, Exfam International
Juba, South Sudan


Exfam is a small NGO that supports short and long term projects in countries experiencing humanitarian emergencies.


  • Develop and manage programs designed to combat emergency malnutrition
  • Implement varied food security measures such as food aid and cash handouts
  • Liaise with head office and manufacturers to organise timely delivery and distribution of supplies
  • Manage nutritional team staff on the ground
  • Collect and analyse local food security data
  • Coordinate activities with other funding agencies, development programs and local health counterparts
  • Write grant proposals and funding requests
  • Manage budgets and resources
  • Educate teams on the sensitivities involved in a multilingual, multicultural and multi-ethnic country
  • Ensure WHO compliance
  • Write regular reports


  • Successfully implemented programs in three districts, geared to both short-term emergency relief and long-term sustainable development
  • Achieved 30% improvement in levels of nutrition in first six months
March 2008 – April 2011
Program Officer, Red Circle
Dili, Timor Leste


Red Circle is a well-known provider of emergency relief and development aid.


  • Provided logistical and technical support to teams running nutrition-based development programs
  • Assisted coordinators in writing grant proposals and funding requests
  • Assisted in the coordination of program activities with local bodies and other related development project teams
  • Ensured team safety and maintained continual communication with ground staff
  • Submitted monthly reports on program progress
June 2006 – March 2007
Volunteer Nutrition Educator
Australian Volunteer Development Ambassadors (AVDA)
Port Vila, Vanuatu


AVDA is a federally funded program designed to make an effective contribution to development in the South Pacific region. 


  • Assisted in the design and development of local nutritional education programs
  • Completed surveys of local diets and nutritional sources
  • Created quantitative and qualitative reports of findings
  • Helped design, develop and distribute education materials locally

Other Skills/Qualifications

  • International driver’s licence
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Fluent French speaker


Faith Verity
Emergency Programs Manager
Exfam International Sudan
T: 0084 8 764 385
E: [email protected]
Waldo Bank
Program Coordinator Asia-Pacific
Red Circle Australia
T: (02) 9915 0218
E: [email protected]
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