Moussa - Arabic Speaker - Dijon, Burgandy, France

Nadia Moussa

Dijon, Burgandy, France


Arabic Speaker


Communication skills ▪ Excellent inter-personal and communication skills including the ability to diplomatically manage the relationship with local partners, different authorities and donors gained during my professional experiences; moreover, I strengthened my communication skills by conducting several need assessments and field visits on the ground during my experience in Morocco and Jordan. I also wrote several press releases on the activities in North Africa. I demonstrated during my experience abroad effective communication skills in a multi-cultural environment.
▪ I have developed also excellent research, analytical, negotiation, and communication skills thanks to my educational background and during my consultancy at the Foundation for The Future (October 2009 – May 2010) through the organization of conferences, drafting of concept notes

Organisational / managerial skills ▪ I have worked in various types of structures and teams from international organizations to national ones.
Management / organizational and leadership skills: I have just achieved an experience in Jordan at the Foundation for the Future where I developed knowledge and skills in planning, monitoring and evaluation including developing tools and techniques. In addition of being a Grants Officer, I coordinated the programme activities in North Africa through the planning, design and implementation process (post revolution programme in Libya and Tunisia), supervising a team of 7 people by directing them and assigning tasks, etc. I also developed mixed approaches for M&E (qualitative and quantitative data collection).

▪ I organized various conferences, workshops and trainings on capacity building, management project cycle, etc.

▪ During my experiences at the Ecole Normale Superieure & at the Nour Association Nour for Solidarity with Rural Women, I have developed an experience in planning and monitoring programme implementation. I demonstrated also experience in writing succinct, outcome bas

Work History


Association Nour for Solidarity with Rural Women, Morocco

From July 2012

• Write fundraising proposals on domestic violence, early marriage, and awareness of women's rights for international donors;
• Develop budgets, work plans, log frames, and narrative reports for the association

Grant Officer / Programme Coordinator

Foundation for the Future

May 2010 - June 2013

7, Street Al Najaf, 18005 Amman, Jordan
• Manage a grants portfolio of USD 8,7 million across Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria;
Handle entire process of projects' funding, including proposal, agreement finalization;
Support applicants with their proposals (logical framework, proposals, work plan, budget,
etc.); Summarize shortlisted proposals and present them to the board of Directors of the
Foundation; Follow-up and Monitor selected grantees programmatically and financially
including auditing their financial reports;

• Supervise and mentor country liaison officers in Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria to follow up on implemented activities on ground; Lead exploratory missions and need
assessments in Tunisia and Libya during the revolutions to respond to the civil society
needs; Conduct field visits to the grantees for follow-up briefing sessions about the
Foundation for the Future in several occasions; Implement trainings on the Foundation's
grant management requirements both technically and financially;

• Develop pro-active donor prospection and established regular contact with source of funding; Write fundraising proposals for North Africa, especially for Libya and Tunisia;
Contribute to the overall strategies and policies of the Foundation; Act as a focal point for all the Foundation's activities in the portfolio of Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and
France, including as sponsorships, partnerships and directly implemented activities by the
Foundation (conferences, workshops, etc.)

Project Officer

Association Nour for Solidarity with Rural Women Morocco

March 2009 - August 2009

• Managed one of the projects of the association on fighting against domestic violence and early marriage;
• Led exploratory missions and need assessments in Morocco;
• Coordinated trainings and workshops;
• Contributed to the overall strategies and policies of the association


Foundation for the Future, Jordan

October 2009 - May 2010

7, Street Al Najaf, 18005 Amman, Jordan
• Organization of research based activities, preparation and coordination of workshops,
international and regional conferences;
• Conducted research studies in North Africa and Jordan;
• Drafted concept papers; prepared press releases; translation of documentation, event
management and conception of programs, etc.

Assistant to the President / Business Development Officer


September 2008 - February 2009

• Assisted and represented the President of the company;
• In charge of the international development: participated in developing several operations in the trailers', semi-trailers', dumpsters' and tanks' international market: negotiation of
commercial contracts, research of partnerships in the Middle East, realization of business
plans, project supervision and execution, and public relations tasks

Project Officer

Ecole Normale Supérieure

November 2007 - August 2008

15 parvis René Descartes, 69007 Lyon, France
• In charge of developing the project Trait d'Union Multicampus Multiquartiers realized in the framework of the extensive program "Equality of Opportunities" implemented by the Ecole
Normale Supérieure in partnership with Ecoles Normales Supérieures Arts and Sciences and Engineering Schools and Business Administration;
• Assisted in the realization of courses including "A method of Dissertation" at bachelor level
• Coordinated cultural activities, workshops, and international exchange programs

Internship / Assistant Project Coordinator

The Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation

February 2007 - July 2007

• Oversaw the implementation of an ongoing project that promotes culture and arts and participated in organizing the annual Abu Dhabi Classical Music Festival;
• Developed educational materials for training programs

Internship / Project Assistant

Alwen International, Rennes

February 2005 - May 2005

• Developed translation of researches and studies, advertising support to reach businessmen,
buyers, salers, importers, exporters and companies;
• Conducted research about Middle East and drafted studies including marketing and financial
information about Middle Eastern buyers

Educational Facilitator

Town Hall of Quetigny

• Chief monitor: Responsible for the teenagers aged (14 to 17 old) in Quetigny;
• Assistance with cultural activities (museum, sportive meetings, spectacles, fashion and drawing workshops);
• Educational support at the Community Centre of Quetigny

High School Teaching Assistant

Chalon Sur Saône, France

September 2000 - June 2006

France (1 year)
Chalon Sur Saône, France (2 years)
Macon, France (3 years)
• Supervision of Final Year Students' work: clerical work, Academic support sessions,
coordinator of cultural activities (theatre, music festivals, sports meetings)

Qualifications & Certifications

Arts, Human and Social Sciences/ Political sciences

Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines of Lyon. France

Arts, Human and Social Sciences / Political sciences

Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines of Lyon. France

Foreign Languages

University of Jean Moulin

Bachelor of Languages, Cultures and Civilization

University of Jean Moulin

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