Niveen Kahoush Sama’an is a Human Resource, Compliance and Procurement Specialist with more than 10 years of experience with multiple donor funded projects. She worked for one year with the Canadian Representative Office on their CIDA Funded Project – PPEP then joined DAI for 7 continuous years on different projects. Later in 2013, she worked with Intrahealth on a USAID funded Project, Palestinian Health Capacity Project – PHCP where she gained excellent experience in Compliance and Procurement.
Niveen has worked with DAI on several Projects; USAID’s Palestinian Enterprise Development Project - PED, Gaza Private Sector Revitalization Program – GPSR, Palestine Investment Conference - PIC and, USAID’s Compete Project. She currently serves as the Human Resources, Procurement and Operations Specialist for DAI’s Finance for Jobs Project which is funded by the World Bank.
Niveen areas of responsibility include project startups, implementation and closedowns, develop and update administration and procurement manuals in accordance with DAI and donor policies and regulations, procurement processes, recruitment and staffing, maintaining the personnel and internal systems, as well as compliance.
Niveen is a native Arabic speaker and is fluent in English. She has a bachelor Degree in English Literature and a minor in English Arabic translation and vice versa.