Martin KIRIINYA Kithinji

  • NAIROBI

Curriculum vitae

Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - Present

Head Of IT department

Uwezo Microfinance Bank 
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Rebuilding existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes, or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Performing regular file archival and purge as necessary.
  • User accounts Creation, change, and deletion as per request.
  • Repairing and recovering from hardware or software failures.
  • Applying OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Upgrades system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
May 2014 - Feb 2015

Assistant  Systems AdmiIstrator

Remu  Micro-finance Bank ltd 
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes, or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Performing regular file archival and purge as necessary.
    User accounts Creation, change, and deletion as per request.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Rebuilding existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Repairing and recovering from hardware or software failures.
  • Applying OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Upgrades system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
  • Training internal staff on the use of the Bankers Realm System (BrMFO).
Sep 2011 - May 2014

Business Development Officer

Remu Micro-finance Bank Ltd
  • Meru branch Business Development Officer,
  • Daily customer advice on banks products and issued information on accounts to customers.
  • Proactively market and generate business through client recruitment, training, deposit mobilization and disbursement. Undertake regular calls and visits to customers to ensure effective relationship management.
  • Maintain up to date records of all customer visits for all customer segments.
  • Cross sell all Remu's products and services to both existing and potential clients. 
  • Actively take part in business growth initiatives including marketing activities, new business sign ups, new partnerships etc.
  • Prepare credit appraisals and present to the Branch Credit Committee meetings.
  • Address all customer queries within the stipulated turnaround time
  • Monitor the portfolio quality on daily basis and proactively institute remedial actions.
  • Maintaining a sound relationships with clients, partners, and the general public.
  • Ensuring a minimized exposure to and impact of risks associated with KYC, AML and portfolio maintenance
Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Personal Banker

CfC Stanbic Bank - Meru branch
  •  Maximizing the uptake of products by existing and new customers through lead generation, cold calling and database mining.
  • Customer profiling for recommendation for upgrades to Private Banking level.
  • Manage and control the operations of the Banking Centre to maintain the Centre as both an aesthetically pleasing and comfortable lounge.
  • Provide excellent customer care services. Competency development to effectively perform sales and customer service tasks.
Nov 2010 - Feb 2011

Project Supervisor and Research Assistant

Synovate Group
  •  Cross checking of data collected both in the respondents and as on questionnaire forms as measure of Quality control and consistency
  • Contributing towards the development of data collection
  • Presenting draft research briefs Organizing and keeping good records of materials obtained through project
Aug 2010 - Nov 2010

Assistant Studio producer

Madman Creative - Kampala
  • Development and implementation of ideas in to creative advertisements Work in tandem with the producers of various content to ensure that all advertisement shoots meet the quality and style standards of the client.
  • Guide the production team in rehearsing and choreographing for shoots Responsible for ensuring that all studio equipment is in good working order at all times.
  • Assemble the camera equipment and accessories before and after all video shoots
Mar 2010 - Aug 2010

Voluntary Peer counselor and mentor

Family Health Options Kenya
  • Participating in development of monthly outreach plans with the youth and community workers, based on case trends and ongoing needs of youth,
  • Strengthen and maintain networks with community leaders and the youth
  • Collect and collate data about the youth and monitor trends and emerging issues.
Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

Research Assistant

International Potato Centre
  • Collection of information from the farmers Was the team leader thus did the editing and correction of questionnaires as measure of Quality control and consistency
Aug 2009 - Sep 2009

Enumerator

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
  •  Collection of information as was required by the National Bureau of Statistics.
  • Editing of questionnaires as measure of Quality control and consistency
Jan 2009 - May 2009

Lecturer-Internship

Meru Technical Training Institute
  •  Maintaining a broad knowledge of all facets related to the teaching assignment as related to various subjects and grade level of the students.
  • Using research-proven practices to improve student achievement. Incorporating the learning targets and the goals of the school as approved by the Board of School management and K.I.E. Implementing Board policies as necessary to improve the educational environment.
  • Planning and organizing material for instruction, presents and reinforces lessons as appropriate
  • Teaching, Maintenance and troubleshooting the school Local Area Network

Education

Education
Oct 2005 - Jul 2010

B.Sc Mathematics and computer science

Kenya Methodist University

graduated with 2nd class honors

Feb 2001 - Nov 2004

KCSE - O levels

Kaaga Boys High School

'O'-  levels, Aggregate C+

Jan 1997 - Nov 2000

KCPE

Saleem Academy

KCPE - aggregate B plain

Skills

Skills

Problem solving

Use both You  logic and critical thinking to analyze a situation to come ip with best solution

Leadership

Poccess strong Leaderships  

Programming 

Sql Programming 

Programming

PHP/.NET programming

Database Adminstration

Data base management

Result oriented

Result oriented with excellent communication and social skills. A forward planner with clear focus, mature, reliable, and hard working.

Personal Attributes

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Proven self-starter who is highly organized, prioritizing and multi-tasking to achieve work
  • Team player with track record of establishing productive work relationships.
  • Friendly, outgoing, efficient, excellent customer relations abilities.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multi-ethnic areas
  • Trustworthy, competent and diligent employee.

References

References

KAUMBI KIOGA

Advocate in the High Court of Kenya ,  Kaumbi and Co. Advocates                                                  P.O Box 899, 60200 MERU  Tel. 0710 726 120   email. kiogalaw@gmail.com

Godfrey Kibua

General Manager, Methodist Gust House      P.O Box  25086, 00603 NAIROBI                              Tel. 0733 600104  email: gkibua@yahoo.com

Charles Nkubitu

Head of ICT Dept’ Remu Micro-finance Bank Ltd           P.O Box 20833, 00200 NAIROBI            Tel. 0721 3529710         Email: cnkubitu@remultd.co.ke