Our People

 

DevConcepts is composed of a young, energetic and highly enthusiastic team who share a genuine commitment to development, are principle-centered, highly competent and have unquestionable integrity.

devconcepts team 2014

The company is headed by Jonas Tetangco an experienced project manager and development practitioner. Jonas has 20 years of experience in development management. He has managed numerous foreign-funded projects, including for the Australian aid, World Bank, Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Asian Development Bank, etc. and he is highly knowledgeable in the intricacies of managing aid projects or programs in the Philippines. Currently, he is the In-Country Manager of the Australian Government-funded Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Program in the Philippines.

The DevConcepts team is composed of project administration and management specialists who are responsible for the day-to-day coordination and management of the volunteer, scholarship, internship and development programs that we manage.  All team members are experienced in operations management, project administration and coordination, as well as logistics and events management.

The DevConcepts team have consistently received high ratings in Scope Global’s Results Based Management (RBM) Performance Tracking system. They are one of the highest rated In-Country Management Teams (ICMT), especially in two major Key Result Areas (KRA), i.e. Volunteer Satisfaction with ICM Services (4.7 out of 5) and In-Country Orientation (4.8 out of 5).

The team’s collective experience and expertise include: project management, organization development, development communication, community development, education development, project proposal development, volunteer program management, human resources development, training design and management, marketing and promotions, risk management, financial management, events and logistics management, corporate social responsibility, business development, among others.

The DevConcepts team lives by Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” and all of them have successfully completed the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Workshop. The team also adopts FranklinCovey’s 4 Disciples of Execution. These are proof of the team’s commitment to professionalism and excellence.

DevConcepts partners and works with Filipino and international development specialists across a range of technical areas.