Professional Summary

Highly effective, skilled and motivated person, with a demonstrated track record of working with teams dedicated to the fulfillment and enhancement of organizational mission, vision and goals.

Successful in fostering, elevating, encouraging and maintaining team spirit and results in the working environment. Skilled in the development and implementation of varied work plans supporting the strategic direction of the organization while ensuring that all team members understand and support underlying objectives and activities.

Initiated and implemented successfully the first idea jam event of its kind providing an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get insight on particular fields in order to come up with start-up ideas in Kigali, Rwanda.

 

Implemented organizational activities in conjunction with the core team and other non-governmental organization officials in Rwanda. Demonstrated success in improving entrepreneurs’ ideas to fully mature businesses as well as increase the organizational rating. Effective communicator and well versed at successfully dealing with most senior management levels. Experienced in dealing with innovation, creativity and structuring of ideas with the drive of a “lean startup” style environment of constant experimentation and learning.

 

attributes

  • Ability and desire to flex from big picture strategic thinking to rolling up the sleeves and getting into the details.
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities, foresee upcoming challenges, and effectively respond.
  • Ability to listen to others and learn from their best ideas - high sense of inquisitiveness and intellectual curiosity.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and growing organization.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication & interpersonal skills with the inherent ability to lead, coach and mentor.
  • Quantitative capacity to analyze financial reports.

Work /VOLUNTEER History

Work History

Core Team Member (Ideation)

Knowledge Lab(kLab) Rwanda
Nov 2014 - Dec 2015

 Responsible for design, planning, implementation and oversight of the kLab activities, events aimed at providing kLab tenants and mentors with information to help the entrepreneurs thrive and build an open community to foster innovation.

• Developed a detailed Ideation program design, work plan and implemented on time in conjunction with fellow core team members and outside partners.

• A draft press kit was designed in collaboration with the General Manager.

• Developed a fact sheet and an annual report in conjunction with fellow core team members.

• Participated in joint supervision, planning and organizing of recurring events at kLab i.e. ICT Industry meetings, community meetings, mentorship sessions, demo nights and idea jams.

• Mentored tenants in ideation techniques, structuring of ideas and business model canvas.

• Organized events and communicated with international visitors, mentors and V.I.P’s to attend and sensitize the public on the organizational mission, vision, achievements and goals.

• Acted as the KLab ambassador and the bridge between the General Manager and the members.

Pharmacy Sales Assistant

Maralal Medical Clinic &Pharmacy
Nov 2010 - Dec 2012

Responsible for stock maintenance, merchandising of products, cash handling and operations of till transactions aimed at providing the customer with exceptional customer service and to meet the customer needs.

  • Provided knowledge / up to date advice on the product ranges, promotions and special offers and ensured that the shelves were clean, tidy and fully stocked.
  • Established and developed long- term relationships with customers involving the pharmacist when necessary.
  • Handled the till processes including sales, cashing up, running of reports and completed the cash reports weekly. Managed the stock which included ordering, date checking, following shrinkage procedures and the implementation of price changes when prompted.

 

Education

Education

Bachelor of Business Information Communication Technology

Mount Kenya University
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology is a degree programme that prepares students to work in the fields of software development, database administration and networking. It is a modern course that brings together two key aspects of computer training, that is, the link between Information Technology and the business environment.

The programme prepares students for the job market through thorough knowledge of Information Technology with an understanding and appreciation of how business is organised and managed.

 

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Kapsabet High School
Feb 2007 - Nov 2010

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education is taken at the completion of Secondary Education.

Skills

Skills
Computer Programming