Oliver Filler of Plan International talks about project management training


September 18, 2018

Oliver Filler of Plan International talks about project management training

By Chris Wogan

Manager, Marketing

Introducing Oliver Filler 
A passionate advocate for promoting excellence in project and programme management, Oliver Filler of Plan International has over 10 years of experience in humanitarian response and development programming. As Project Cycle Management Programme Support Specialist, Oliver has been leading Plan International’s global project management strengthening initiative. This initiative utilises PMD Pro Level 1 as a core global project management standard. Through this roll out Plan has PMD Pro trained staff in all 54 country offices and has a growing pool of Regional and National Office trainers. In these 2 short videos Oliver outlines his experiences in project and program management.



Listen to the podcast with Oliver Filler
In this 30 minute audio from SocialEx, Humentum's monthly podcast Oliver Filler, Programme Quality Manager at Plan International, talks about his experiences in project management, rolling out program-wide improvements and how PMD Pro has helped provide a foundation for project management learning in the developing world.

About SocialEx, Humentum's new Podcast
At Humentum, we believe the power of our relief & development community is in the individual professionals and experts working hard everyday towards social good. We wanted to showcase that exchange, expertise, and experience - your experiences - on a platform that would allow in depth discussion and exploration. Have an idea for a topic or guest you'd like to hear? Are you that guest? Let us know your thoughts. 

More about Oliver Filler
Oliver Filler: PM4NGOs Board MemberIn his role, Oliver has co-authored Plan International’s global Programme and Influence Quality Policy and created Plan’s global project cycle procedures, tools, guidance, competencies, maturity model and standards. Oliver also provides direct project management support to Country Offices and Regions.

Oliver’s background is in programme quality, specifically in conflict and post conflict areas. He has worked with the Danish Refugee Council and Save the Children in senior management roles responding to the Syria conflict, South Sudan refugee response, Horn of Africa famine and Tsunami response, amongst others.

Oliver sees the professionalization of project management in the NGO sector as a critical element of ensuring that the sector remains relevant, adaptive and innovative.

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