Samuel Njagwi

Samuel Njagwi


To complement my education and experience in an organisation that provides an environment for growth and self development in both skills and knowledge.

To strategically position myself for future openings within the company by working  diligently in my assignments through: Taking up responsibilities, meeting timelines, honesty, loyalty, leading by example, demonstrating integrity and being a team player.



Outdoors: Riding bicycles, hiking and outdoor games

Indoors: Watching documentaries and listening to music

Travelling: Toured Kenya, United States of America and United Arab Emirates.


Bachelor of commerce degree; management concentration.

3 months training in Human Resource department at an insurance company reporting directly to the assistant HR manager. (Departments: HR, Procurement, mailing and stores)

2 months in management of medium sized restaurant.

Areas of knowledge range from human resource practices, small business operations, procurement and logistics, store management, Microsoft office packages among others.

Demonstrated records related to success and high activities

Creative and passionate problem solver, self started, integrity, confident, interpersonal skills, honest as well as team player.

Work History

Work History




May 2010 - Jun 2010


Sanoda Investments Company Ltd

Sanoda Investment Company Limited is a private owned company. The company is involved in property development and leasing of offices. The management opened a subsidiary restaurant business of which i worked for as the manager.

I was rporting directly to the Director. Among the duties i performed are outlined below:

General Restaurant Management

I was involved in recruitment and training of new staff, procurement, analyzing daily income, expenditure and staff motivation.


I identified the best medium of advertising for the job positions available, analyzing job applications, short-listing of candidates and conducting the interviews.


Conducted training for new staff and orientation of general restaurant operations and procedures. This training was directed to ensure that the guests who visited the restaurant experienced an excellent dining experience and customer services.


I was also responsible for sourcing of suppliers of restaurant foods and equipment.

Analyzing daily sales and expenditure

This activity involved budgeting aspects of the restaurant, ensuring that the purchases are well utilized and that the daily sales reflect the expected income from the issues made.

Staff Motivation

Formulated strategies of how to ensure that the restaurant staff  were well motivated to actively work towards a positive dining experience for the restaurant guests.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010

Management Trainee(HR)

Cooperative Insurance Company Of Kenya Ltd

The leading Insurer of the Co-operative and Micro sectors with an asset base of Ksh. 3 Billion

I was reporting directly to both the Human Resource Manager and his assistant.

1. Human Resource Department

The human resource department provided me with an opportunity to experience the various operations of human resources and its relation with other departments and also took on a project of automating the companies mailing system. Among the activities I was involved in were:

Designing and heading the mail automation system project

For this project I conducted a study on how the company receives and dispatches its mail from all13 branches and within departments, analyzed my study and came up with a database design which I in turn collaborated with the information technology department and its prospective users in creating the database.

Recording and dispatching of internal and external mails which was a manual way of keeping track of the companies' mails.

Handled some budgeting aspects in the Human Resource Department

I was involved in handling of the departments budgeting where I compiled the various costs incurred against the budgeted costs and produce a report on weekly basis.

I also analyzed and compiled the inventories from the procurement department which was under the HR department.

Other HR operations

Analyzing and adjusting the staff leave files

Compiling the HR departments' Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Preparing files for interviews and contacting prospective interviewees

Filing, scanning and photocopying of companies' documents

•2.Finance Department

Analyzing and recording of cheques


May 2005 - Mar 2010

Bachelor of Commerce

Africa Nazarene University
Jan 2002 - Aug 2002


Floppeeze College




Kenyan driving License

general business operations

Conversant with general business operational skills for example, human resources, conflict management, project development, procurement and management, and basic accounting concepts.


Both native Kenyan and international: English (Proficient), Spanish (Basic), Swahili (Proficient), and Kikuyu (Proficient).

microsoft office

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and use of the Internet, among others. ·