Haniya Dar

Associate Trainer, US

Skills & experience

Haniya has worked as a Bond associate trainer, designing and delivering Bond’s commercial contracting training program since 2016. As an independent consultant, Haniya supports INGOs with the paradigm shift from grants to commercial contracts. She enables organizations to undertake contracts and complex grants by evaluating systems and processes, designing strategic road maps, identifying skills gaps and capacity needs, and supporting pre-positioning strategies.

Haniya provides advice and training on bidding for commercial contracts, negotiation, payment by results and value for money, and representing organizations in negotiations with partners and commissioners. She also sits on review boards evaluating commercial contract applications.

Haniya established and chaired the Bond Commercial Contracts Group in 2013. Her previous roles include Head of Commercial Contracts at the International Rescue Committee and Acting Country Director for Somalia at Islamic Relief Worldwide. She has been a speaker at the InterAction Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., and the Bond Conference in London, UK.