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Managing Director, Country Operations Optimization Program Dzenita Kolja

Dzenita Kolja is an international development professional with nearly 20 years of experience implementing donor-funded projects and corporate initiatives. Since joining Chemonics in 2003, Ms. Kolja has worked on five projects in seven different roles in Europe, Asia, and Africa — including serving as office of business conduct director in Afghanistan and deputy chief of party on the Governance Accountability Project-Phase II in Bosnia Ms. Kolja currently serves as a managing director for the Country Operations Optimization Program in Afghanistan and will soon resume the role of audit director in Chemonics’ Global Health Supply Chain Office. Her expertise includes leading U.S. government and local audits, compliance and financial management, ethics and business conduct, management of shared platform initiatives, procurement and technical oversight of small to mid-scale infrastructure projects, and staff capacity building. Ms. Kolja holds a LL.B. from the University of Sarajevo.