GLAESER, Anton

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Rural development consultant, programme manager, quality manager

GLAESER, Anton

PROFESSION:
Rural Development Consultant,  Programme Manager, Quality Manager

ACADEMIC EDUCATION:
•    MBA Total Quality Management (University of Leicester, Leicester, England)
•    MSc Agriculture (University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria)

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
•    PRINCE2 Practitioner (Project Management, APM, UK)
•    ISO 9001 Lead Auditor (Kenya Bureau of Standards, Kenya)
•    Balanced Score Card (Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute)
•    Value Chain Development (ValueLinks, GIZ, Germany)
•    Microfinance (University of East Anglia, UK)

WORK EXPERIENCE:
•    Since   2009 Programme Manager     (Laos)
•    2002 – 2009 Programme & Quality Manager    (Kenya)
•    2000 – 2002 Agribusiness Advisor    (Malawi)
•    1997 – 2000 Team Leader     (Tanzania)
•    1994 – 1997 Technical Advisor    (Tanzania)

KEY COMPETENCIES:

Project Management
o    identified, conceptualized and appraised new development interventions in the fields of rural economic and social development;
o    managed project portfolios based on the concepts of project cycle management, results-based management and the PRINCE2 Standard;

Quality Management
o    managed the quality function based on principles and best practices arising from TQM (Total Quality Management), ISO 9000 quality management standards, and EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management);
o    developed quality manuals and quality procedures and conducted third party quality audits and self-assessments;

Strategic Analysis and Planning
o    applied  techniques and tools such as value chain analysis, SWOT, PRA (participatory rural appraisal) , field force analysis, risk analysis, etc.;
o    developed impact chains and  logical frameworks with impact indicators on all relevant levels;

Monitoring and Evaluation
o    designed and improved monitoring and evaluation procedures;
o    planned and successfully performed M&E and review missions;

Facilitation and Moderation
o    designed and moderated participatory stakeholder PM&E workshops;
o    facilitated quality self-assessment workshops;

Team Work
o    inspired, coached and lead multicultural teams;
o    conducted performance reviews with team members.

Contact Details:
Anton Glaeser
Hetzendorferstrasse 155/14
1120 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43-1-802 83 60
Mobile: +856-20-7713 27 05
e-mail: toni.glaeser@yahoo.com