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Philippa Tadele (née Haden)

Philippa Tadele has 20 years experience of working with governments, NGOs and the private sector in the development sphere.

Her range of experience includes working as a Programme Manager for Irish Aid in Ethiopia on food security, advising the Government of Nigeria at federal and state levels on Monitoring and Evaluation, and working with the Government of South Africa at all levels on land reform and land use. Philippa started as a natural resource management specialist and has built up a portfolio of work in relation to M&E. She is an experienced Team Leader and reviewer.

  • Multi-level co-ordination and liaison
  • Performance Assessment & Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Programme Design
  • Civil Society Strengthening
  • Safety, Security and Access to Justice
  • Food Security, Climate Change & Nutrition

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Employment:

2014 - Ongoing
Director, Organisational Development
Itad Ltd

2012 - 2014
Associate Director
Itad Ltd

2005 - 2012
Freelance Consultant
Various

1999 - 2005
Director & Consultant
International Organisation Development (IOD) Ltd
Director of the company and active consultant carrying out assignments in Africa and Asia: project design, monitoring and evaluation.
1999 - 2000
Provincial Manager
South African San Institute (SASI), NGO
Supporting the NGO SASI with the integration of the San Communities of the Northern Cape into the provincial and regional district institutions and structures. Parallel focus on capacity building within San community leadership. Advising on institutional development, internally and within the community Communal Property Associations, supporting community leadership committees, investigating strategies for long term development of the organisations. Establishing and supporting communication networks with the San, including with all relevant government departments and other NGOs, particularly relating to land reform
1998
Researcher
ODI , London for the EC (DG VIII)
Synthesis of forestry issues in the Guiana Shield region, ODI, London for the EC (DG VIII) Organised donor co-ordination meeting on forestry issues of the Guiana Shield region. 6 months. Liaison with EC, donors, research institutes on existing activity in the region Country visits to Guyana and Suriname for input into meeting design Production of issues paper for the Brussels meeting, Forestry Issues in the Guiana Shield Organised 2 day meeting in Brussels, commissioning presentations, writing speeches and preparing invitation list.
1997 - 1998
Land Use Options Adviser & San specialist
Department of Land Affairs, Government of South Africa
Adviser to the Minister of Land Affairs on San issues in the Northern Cape Province as part of the national land reform process Leader of a Consultancy team to design long-term DFID funded project, Sustainable livelihoods and cultural survival for San Communities in the Northern Cape (3 year 500,000 project) Liaison with the San communities, and support in terms of capacity building for community identification, leadership strengthening and information provision on the processes of land reform Liaison with all levels of government, National Parks Board and other relevant bodies, and ensuring linkages with other community-based projects and programmes in South Africa Regional linkages: investigation of opportunities for DFID in Botswana re San issues, liaising with GoB, NGOs and CBOs
1994 - 1996
Co-Manager and Social Impact Consultant
Community-Based Conservation Project, Bushmanland, NE Namibia (Field Based, Remote area)
Community-Based Conservation Project, Bushmanland, NE Namibia (Field Based, Remote area) Assessed views and expectations of local Ju'/Hoan community for natural resource management options Combined local traditional knowledge with research techniques in establishing the large carnivore resource base With the community, identified viable resources for utilisation, i.e., the leopard population. Designed and implemented a non-consumptive utilisation option; an eco-tour focusing on the leopard Co-ordinated community-tourist interactions, problem solving with the Ju'/Hoansi on the development of the tour and distribution of income. Trained village communities to cope with tourism demands, and operators to appreciate local sensitivities Managed project funds and accounting to sponsors. Social Impact Consultant: Rio Tinto Namibia: liaison with entire Ju'/Hoan Bushman community concerning RTN diamond prospecting activities in Bushmanland. Led open meetings and village discussions for information dissemination. Responsible for the employment and payment of Bushman team working for RTN.



Project Experience:

2013 - 2016
Impact Evaluation of the DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh
(DFID, Bangladesh) - Coordinator Process Evaluation & Cost Effectiveness study
This evaluation aims to assess the impact of a nutrition component added into 3 existing livelihoods programmes funded by DFID in Bangladesh: Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP), Economic Empowerment of the Poorest (EEP) and Urban Partnership for Poverty Reduction (UPPR). Philippa lead the inputs on process evaluation and cost effectiveness, co-ordinating the two sub-teams: CNRS on process evaluation and two independent consultants on cost effectiveness.
2013 - Ongoing
Private Enterprise Programme
(DFID, Ethiopia) - Co-director, M&E
PEPE is a seven-year programme to help generate quality jobs and increased incomes for Ethiopia's poor. PEPE has three pillars to achieve the goal of integrating the poor, and especially women, in sustainable economic enterprises that create jobs and improve incomes. Philippa is Co-director of M&E for PEPE, working with an internal Itad team and a full time Ethiopian consultant. Her focus to date has been on HR.
2013 - 2015
Climate Smart Initiative (CSI) for PSNP/HABP
(World Bank) - M&E Team Leader
CSI aims to mainstream climate change through the ongoing Productive Safety Net Programme, and its sister initiative the Household Asset Building Programme. The consortium is led by CARE Ethiopia, and includes IDS, Cornell, SNV and 4 regional partners in Ethiopia. As Team Leader for the M&E component of CSI, Philippa lead a group of five internationals on the design of the M&E system, and lead interaction with the Ethiopian 7 member MEL team.
2013 - Ongoing
Monitoring and Evaluation of the Implementation of the Forest Governance, Markets and Climate Programme
(DFID, UK) - Project Director
FGMC builds on the success of its predecessor programme, the Forest Governance and Trade (FGT) programme. FGMC places greater emphasis on carbon capture (the link to climate change) and, importantly, includes the agricultural commodities that are driving forest removal. It focuses on transferring lessons from timber-related Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) to other forest-related commodity systems and to another major international initiative, the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). Philippa is providing oversight of the project, liaison with TLC regarding progress and management issues, and with DFID regarding contractual issues.
2012 - 2015
Fund Manager for Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP)
(DFID, Ethiopia) - Knowledge Management and Design Expert
Project description: SCIP aims to build Ethiopia's institutional capacity to respond to climate change across Ethiopian Government, civil society organisations, academia and international development partners. It does this by establishing a flexible funding mechanism targeted at strategic activities to build the institutional fabric necessary for Ethiopia to field a co-ordinated and effective response to climate change

Activities: Itad is the M&E partner is the SCIP fund manager consortium, providing technical leadership in M&E and knowledge management in the context of climate change. In particular, Itad is leading on the instrument level M&E, including qualitative and quantitative performance benchmarks.

2012
Climate Change Monitoring Results and Evaluation
(DFID Tanzania, Tanzania) - Team Leader
Project description: This assignment aims to improve the monitoring of results and impact in relation to climate change both attributed directly to DFID programmes in Tanzania and in line with the Government of Tanzania climate change strategy
2012
M&E Support to Strengthening Civil Society in Afghanistan Programme - Tawanmandi
(DFID, Afghanistan) - Project Director
Project description: Tawanmandi is a programme which works to strengthen Civil Society Organisations across Afghanistan in order to improve government's accountability, responsiveness and respect for human right
2011 - 2012
Civil Society Challenge Fund (CSCF)
(TripleLine Consulting, UK) - Programme Manager
Project description: The CSCF provides funding to UK-based civil society organisations (CSOs) who are working in partnership with CSOs in developing and transition economies. The aim of the Fund is to support initiatives which build the capacity of poor people to understand and demand their rights and improve their economic and social well-being through service delivery in difficult conditions.

Activities: Programme management of the CSCF with special focus on performance assessment; ensuring that the annual review process ran smoothly and resulted in management action for projects requiring assistance.

2011
Irish Aid Ethiopia
(Irish Aid, Ethiopia) - Capacity Building Manager
Project description: Managed a portfolio of 14 interventions, including the Irish Aid inputs into multi-donor initiatives, especially the major Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP); the regional partnership with the Government of Tigray; and a range of NGO initiatives. Led a group of 9 staff in Addis Ababa and Mekelle.
Chaired the PSNP donor group, and took a leading role in the development of the PSNP / climate change nexus analysis and development. Ensured cross learning between projects, particularly on issues related to nutrition.

2010 - 2011
Irish Aid Ethiopia
(Irish Aid, Ethiopia) - Food Security & Rural Livelihoods Programme Manager
Project description: Managed a portfolio of 14 interventions, from the IA inputs into multi-donor initiatives such as the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP), to the regional partnership with the Government of Tigray, to a range of NGO initiatives. Led a group of 9 staff in Addis Ababa and Mekelle.

Chaired the PSNP donor group, & took a leading role in the development of the PSNP / climate change nexus analysis and development. Ensured cross learning between projects, particularly on issues related to nutrition.

2009
Process Support to OPEV
(AfDB, Tunis, Tunisia) - Consultant
Project description: Analysis of the portfolio of AfDB evaluation work 2007-08 to produce 2 annual reports, and products to communicate sub-sets of results widely within and beyond the AfDB
2008 - 2009
Process support to Strengthening Rural Decentralisation Programme (SRD) in West Bengal
(DFID , India) - Team Leader
Project description: Co-ordinated and qualilty assured 4 impact studies being carried out by different Indian sub-contractors to support the M&E system of a State level decentralisation programme in West Bengal, for its annual review and beyond
2008
Monitoring and Evaluation for SSR
(Saferworld, London, UK) - Member of Advisory Team
Project description: Inputs to design of study on developing M&E system for security sector reform
2008
Annual Review of Civil Society Support Programme, West Bengal
(DFID, India) - Team Leader
Project description: CSSP had the following outputs:
Community Based Organisations (CBOs) of the poor formed and empowered in the poorest districts and blocks of the state
Capacity enhancement of CSOs for analysis, advocacy and policy engagement
CBOs, CSOs and networks adopt and promote strategies to empower and enable greater participation, inclusion and fulfilling the obligations of the poor
Supporting networks to advocate and influence government on issues concerning functional and fiscal devolution

Activities: Led and managed the Year 2 Annual Review

2008
End of Project Review & Redesign of Rights and Voice Initiative (RAVI)
(DFID, Ghana) - Team Leader
Project description: RAVI was designed to:
Strengthen the ability of vulnerable groups to exercise voice and demand their rights (e.g. women, children, disabled, minorities)
Increase citizens ability to realize rights associated with their livelihoods (e.g. shelter, food, land, water and labor)
Support citizens demands for accessible, affordable, quality social services (e.g. education, health, and social welfare)
Promote and protect civil and political rights through the development of innovative strategies (e.g. access to information, participatory governance, redress mechanisms, transparent budgeting).

Activities: Managed an integrated process of review & redesign with a local consultant; visiting projects that had been funded and discussing lessons learned, co-ordinating with donors interested in pooling funding for civil society and presenting options for the future

2007 - 2008
State and Local Government Programme (SLGP)
(SLGP, Nigeria) - Team Leader
Project description: Managed a whole set of performance assessment reviews at a state level: for example, review of medium term strategy of Lagos State to inform the second round of SEEDS design, review of the performance of the Management Support Reform Office in Lagos State, review of the M&E arrangements for Debt Relief Spend at State Level (Kano, Jigawa, Lagos, FCT), diagnostic review of the Kano state system for M&E, followed by design and implementation of training for 30 State Govt Officials, review of options to improve strategic planning in Kano State.

Activities:
- Review of a pilot project looking at enhancing state level service delivery (solid waste) in Enugu, south-eastern Nigeria.
- Review of support to a new SME Support Centre in Enugu, southeast Nigeria
- Review of SLGP support to Public Financial Management reform initiatives in Enugu, Lagos, Jigawa and Kano States
- Review of SLGP support to Civil Service reform initiatives in Enugu, Lagos, Jigawa and FCT
- Review of SLGP support to Issue Based Projects (solid waste management) in Enugu, Benue and FCT

2002 - 2008
Civil Society Challenge Fund
(ICSD, DFID UK, India) - Consultant
Project description: The CSCF provides funding to UK-based civil society organisations (CSOs) who are working in partnership with CSOs in developing and transition economies. The aim of the Fund is to support initiatives which build the capacity of poor people to understand and demand their rights and improve their economic and social well-being through service delivery in difficult conditions.

Activities: Appraisal of NGO proposals applying to the CSCF, and inputs into performance assessment and management of the 14 million fund.
Field review visit with ICSD representative to 4 CSCF projects in Orissa, India, December 2003. Reviewed 3 health related projects (Sense International, HealthLink Worldwide, The Leprosy Mission), one urban slum renewal (Homeless International). Second field visit review with ICSD representative to 4 more CSCF projects in Cambodia, November 2004. Reviewed 2 disability-related projects (Cambodia Trust, Landmine Disability Support), one decentralisation project (Ockenden International) and one SRH project (Health Unlimited).

2007
Monitoring and Evaluation at a Federal Level
(DFID, Pakistan) - Consultant
Project description: Technical input into the design of an in-depth study on M&E practice in Pakistan as part of the Paris Agenda to align government and donor requirements.
2006 - 2007
Research into Use
(DFID, Nigeria) - Consultant
Project description: Scoping the M&E implications of the new DFID funded programme at a country level in Nigeria.
2005 - 2007
Lesson Learning Review
(SLGP, Nigeria) - Team Leader
Project description: SLGP was a supply-side governance programme. It aimed to enhance the capacity and effectiveness of federal, state and local government to manage resources and support service delivery in response to the interests of poor people.Review of SLGP support to Public Financial Management reform initiatives in Enugu, Lagos, Jigawa and Kano States
Review of SLGP support to Civil Service reform initiatives in Enugu, Lagos, Jigawa and FCTA
Review of SLGP support to Issue Based Projects (solid waste management) in Enugu, Benue and FCTA

Activities: Managed a whole set of performance assessment reviews at a state level: for example, review of medium term strategy of Lagos State to inform the second round of SEEDS design, review of the performance of the Management Support Reform Office in Lagos State, review of the M&E arrangements for Debt Relief Spend at State Level (Kano, Jigawa, Lagos, FCT), diagnostic review of the Kano state system for M&E, followed by design and implementation of training for 30 State Govt Officials, review of options to improve strategic planning in Kano State.

2006
Monitoring and Evaluation of the MDGs in Nigeria
(Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs (OSSAP-MDGs)/World Bank, Nigeria) - Team Leader
Project description: Led a Baseline Diagnostic Study on the status of M&E, largely at the federal level, for the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs (OSSAP-MDGs), funded by the World Bank. Focus on Federal level, analysing the M&E systems of 10 Ministries and agencies in a participatory approach
2006
Output to Purpose Review
(RAVI, DFID Ghana) - Team Leader
Project description: Mid-term review of the civil society support mechanism Rights and Voice Initiative (RAVI) in Ghana
2006
Mid-term Review
(CRISE, QEH, Oxford & DFID, Nigeria, Ghana) - Team Leader
Project description: Managed a review of a DFID funded development research centre, with partners in Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru & Bolivia. Worked with an academic who judged the quality of the research outputs, while Philippa analysed the management of the centre.

Activities: Managed a review of a DFID funded development research centre, with partners in Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru & Bolivia. Worked with an academic who judged the quality of the research outputs, while Philippa analysed the management of the centre.

2005 - 2006
Performance Framework Development
(DFID, UK) - Consultant
Project description: Development of a divisional performance framework with Policy Division DFID.

Activities: Meetings with Policy Division teams and groups to synthesise the work of the division at a consolidated level

2005
Output-to-Purpose Review: Global Facilitation Network for Security Sector Reform (GFN-SSR)
(DFID London, UK and Benin) - Team Leader
Project description: Led an Output to Purpose review of the Global Facilitation Network for Security Sector Reform, including a field visit to Benin
2005
Strategic Fund Review
(DFID Uganda, Uganda) - Team Leader
Project description: Led an end of funding cycle review of the performance of a GBP 1.1 million fund, and the design of improved funding mechanism with local Ugandan consultant
2004
Quality Assurance
(EvD, DFID East Kilbride, UK) - Consultant
Project description: Analysed the range and scope of Quality Assurance systems in 3 aid agencies and multilaterals (Danida, World Bank, UNDP) and a private sector organisation (Shell) as a learning exercise for DFID.
2004
National Level Partnership Agreements
(DFID India) - Consultant
Project description: Working with a national consultant on design of institutional mechanisms for national level partnership agreements (PPAs) with INGOs in India for impact on poorest indian society.
2004
Interaction with Civil Society
(DFID India) - Consultant
Project description: Examined options for enhancing DFID interaction with Civil Society in Andhra Pradesh. Working to, and with DFID State Representative.
2004
UNDP review
(DFID London, CHAD, Republic of Congo) - Consultant
Project description: Team member of initiative to assess links between poverty and small arms proliferation, including field visit to review a small arms UNDP programme in Republic of Congo.
2003
Malawi Safety, Security and Access to Justice (MaSSAJ) Programme
(DFID Malawi) - Consultant
Project description: Development of sectoral objectives & indicators for the programme in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders. Managing local consultant.
2003
Indicators for Access to Justice
(DFID London, Nairobi) - Consultant
Project description: Carried out a scoping study on Indicators for Access to Justice, including presentation at the DFID Governance Retreat in Nairobi
2003
Capacity of CSOs
(DFID India) - Team Leader
Project description: Led a muti-disciplinary team of local and international consultants for the design of a GBP 9.45 million state level initiative aimed at increasing capacity of CSOs to input into policy making and implementation.
2002 - 2003
Evaluation of Finnish forestry aid, global.
(DIDC, Government of Finland, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos) - Consultant
Project description: Part of eight person team evaluating forestry aid 1990-2000, responsible for Asian country studies, Nepal and Thailand, and inputs into Vietnam and Laos case studies. Country visits to all four countries and management of local consultant inputs.
2002 - 2003
Evaluation of UN Early Warning & Conflict Prevention Training Programme
(UNSSC Turin, Italy) - Consultant
Project description: Managed a team of 2 specialists conducting a 6-month global evaluation to track the impact of a UN Early Warning & Conflict Prevention Training Programme.
2002
Access to Justice Programme
(DFID Nigeria) - Consultant
Project description: Outlined the research needs of new 4 state and federal Access to Justice Programme in Nigeria, working with local consultant
2002
Civil Society Project
(DFID India) - Consultant
Project description: Consolidated DFID experience with Civil Society groups in Orissa, and led discussion with stakeholders in Orissa to assess the relevance of DFID support for building capacity for advocacy in Orissa.
2002
Civil Society Project
(DFID India) - Consultant
Project description: Scoped options for DFID support to Civil Society in West Bengal, and considered issues for design of a new programme.
2002
Results Based Management
(EvD, DFID London, UK) - Consultant
Project description: Co-ordination of editing of UNDP-DFID publication arising from RBM Conference in Oxford, September 2001
2001
Energy for Poverty Reduction
(DFID London, UK) - Consultant
Project description: Process support and facilitation of a DFID inter-departmental Working Group set up to look at the place of energy within poverty reduction. Inputs in the context of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach.
2001
Infrastructure and Urban Development
(DFID London) - Team Leader
Project description: Led the evaluation framework design for a GBP 15 million per annum research programme.
1999 - 2000
Integration and capacity building within San Communities
(South African San Institute (SASI), NGO, South Africa) - Provincial Manager
Project description: Supporting the NGO SASI with the integration of the San Communities of the Northern Cape into the provincial and regional district institutions and structures. Parallel focus on capacity building within San community leadership.

Activities: Advising on institutional development, internally and within the community Communal Property Associations, supporting community leadership committees, investigating strategies for long-term development of the organisations. Establishing and supporting communication networks with the San, including with all relevant government departments and other NGOs, particularly relating to land reform

1999
Gender & Ethnic Minorities & Indigenous Peoples
(DFID London) - Consultant
Project description: Produced section on Gender and Ethnic Minorities & Indigenous Peoples for new DFID gender website, as part of an internal institutional gender mainstreaming process
1999
Forestry Department Design
(DFID India) - Design Consultant
Project description: Facilitated Phase 2 project design process; providing support to the Forestry Department Design Team of Himachal Pradesh Forestry Department (five designated state officials).Investigated issues of complementarity with other donors inputs into the sector in the state.
1998
Forestry issues in the Guiana Shield region
(ODI, London for the EC (DG VIII), UK, Guyana, Suriname) - Researcher
Project description: Organised donor co-ordination meeting on forestry issues of the Guiana Shield region. Liaison with EC, donors, research institutes on existing activity in the region. Country visits to Guyana and Suriname for input into meeting design. Production of issues paper for the Brussels meeting, Forestry Issues in the Guiana Shield. Organised 2 day meeting in Brussels, commissioning presentations, writing speeches and preparing invitation list.
1997 - 1998
Sustainable Livelihoods and cultural survival for San Communitites in the Northern Cape
(Department of Land Affairs, Government of South Africa, South Africa) - Land Use Options Adviser & San Specialist
Project description: Adviser to the Minister of Land Affairs on San issues in the Northern Cape Province as part of the national land reform process. Leader of a consultancy team to design long-term DFID funded project, Sustainable livelihoods and cultural survival for San Communities in the Northern Cape (3 year GBP 500,000 project). Liaison with the San communities, and support in terms of capacity building for community identification, leadership strengthening and information provision on the processes of land reform. Liaison with all levels of government, National Parks Board and other relevant bodies, and ensuring linkages with other community-based projects and programmes in South Africa. Regional linkages: investigation of opportunities for DFID in Botswana re San issues, liasing with GoB, NGOs and CBOs
1996
Leopard Documentary
(BBC, Namibia) - Scientific Consultant
Project description: Scientific Consultant for the BBC

Activities: Organised the linkage between the project and the BBC Natural History Unit to enable the production of a leopard documentary. Managed the logistics of the crew's visit and gave scientific advice on the content of the programme.

1996
Assessment of ESCOR - DFID
(ODI London, UK) - Research Associate
Project description: Assessment of six ESCOR (DFID) funded social forestry projects, looking at a thematic approach to the design of each project. Surveyed UK research institutions to assess the representivity of the subject matter of the ESCOR funded work in the wider context.
1995 - 1996
Rio Tinto Namibia: liaison with entire Ju'/Hoan Bushman community concerning RTN diamond prospecting activities in Bushmanland.
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Rio Tinto Namibia: liaison with entire Ju'/Hoan Bushman community concerning RTN diamond prospecting activities in Bushmanland.
1994 - 1995
Community-Based Conservation Project
(Bushmanland, NE Namibia (Field Based, Remote area)) - Co-Manager
Project description: Assessed views and expectations of local Ju'/Hoan community for natural resource management options
Combined local traditional knowledge with research techniques in establishing the large carnivore resource base
With the community, identified viable resources for utilisation, i.e., the leopard population. Designed and implemented a non-consumptive utilisation option; an eco-tour focusing on the leopard
Co-ordinated community-tourist interactions, problem solving with the Ju'/Hoansi on the development of the tour and distribution of income. Trained village communities to cope with tourism demands, and operators to appreciate local sensitivities
Managed project funds and accounting to sponsors