Matthew Opu


Sales and Marketing professional with demonstrated success in achieving sales targets and putting into work successful marketing strategies, with a focus of fulfilling customer taste and preferences.

Experienced  Senior Records Officer with diversified experience and demonstrated expertise maintaining and operating a fully fledged Medical Records and Documentation Center. Providing filing, Archiving of patients and clients records in alignment with Research Project guidelines and objectives.

Combined expertise in Database building, maintaining quality control of Data entry with a solid qualification in Query detection, Resolution and posting. Tenacious problem solver, continuously seeking effective solutions to complex problems.


To find a professionally challenging environment in the fields of Management, Administration, Data Management, Document Storage and Archiving, so as to be able to continuously exercise my Skills and knowledge in these areas.This is in light of the need to broaden my  Competencies, Skills, and work experience.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

Warehouse Order Selector

Kroger Distrubition Company
  • Select orders.
  • Read order to ascertain item number and quantity of merchandise.
  • Build pallets.
  • Sort merchandise.
  • Obtain merchandise from bins/shelves/pick slots.
  • Submit order to shipping.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Store/Sales Assistant

Brockton Mobil Gas Station
  • Stock the store shelves with all products each start of the day and take stock of the inventory in the stock pile.
  • Make sales of items in the store.
  • Act as the face of the store and as the public relations for the store to all incoming clients
  • Make orders to suppliers and interact with delivery personal and receive goods.
  • Balance the sales and store register at end of every work day
  • Make deposits into the stores safe as safe drops at the end of every sales day
  • Clean up the store and make sure everything is in place for the next shift.
Apr 2010 - May 2014

Data Management Assistant

Case Western Reserve University
  • In line with Research Project Data Management policies and guideline, i have been instrumental in the effective design of the File Transfer Protocol (FTP), so as to Download, Receive, Sort and enter Study Case Report Forms(CRF's) and data files uploaded from study sites in the database server.
  • In line with the Research  Project Data Management  policies and guidelines, i have been able to Cleanup and maintain Clean Research Studies Databases.
  • In Coordination and liaison with  the Senior Data Manager and Project Manager, i have been able to build, maintain a query posting, Resolving, and Posting software so as to capture errors or omissions in the course of Data entry, or transfiguration from Initial Data capturing sites.
  •   In accordance with policy and procedures of Data/ Records Management, i was able to put in place a well managed  Research Document  Archiving and filing system so as to archive and file all Research related documents and files.
  • On requests from Research staff and the Data Management team, Am tasked with the duty of compiling and putting together Data sets, Research reports and relevant research  information to facilitate research work.
  • Its virtually my role to make all the Office related Printing of Researched Articles, Publication,  Scanning Case Report Forms, Read and Verify before i can finally enter the information into the Databases for analysis.
  • Working with the Study Data Managers, i  generated material to be complied for the construction of Research Study Sample files and Code books to be used by the field teams on site as guidelines for conducting their procedures on ground at the field sites.
  • Am to attend all Data Management meeting and Conference calls so as to give an update on my roles at the Research Center.
Jul 2001 - Oct 2009

Senior Medical Records Officer

Makerere University School of Medicine - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (MU-CWRU) Collaboration Project.
  • Ensured the strict adherence to the policies and standards of patient  confidentiality / Privacy, by Records staff and clinic personnel at all times. 
  • Ensured a timely preparation of patients charts for all their scheduled Study visits, in accordance to standard protocol schedules and study visits.
  • Managed an efficient Archiving and document filing system for all Studies that were being conducted at the Research site.
  • Supervised a team of Six Records Assistants in their daily duties, as a result it was my duty to write up their appraisals, and continued performance assessment.
  • Kept track of all office/ Departmental needs in terms of inventory  and office supplies.
  • Attend the monthly supervisors meetings at which i had to report on the state of affair at the department and make requests if there was a need.
  • Made  a monthly report  to the  Senior Project/ Data Manager on the progress of the department.
Mar 2000 - Jun 2001

Sale Agent

Car Track Uganda Limited
  • Actively made a reach out sourcing and Identifying potential clients for the stolen Car Tracking equipment.
  • Conducted a route Sales and Marketing exercise in and around a zonal allocated jurisdiction, allocated by the Company Sales/ Marketing Executive.
  • Routinely reached out to clients and distributed to them their monthly bills and information on upgrades to the systems of tracking.
  • Advertised the products of the stolen Car Tracking equipment and its functionality.
  • Conducted routine routine repair needs assessments of clients equipment and devices.
  • Made a monthly  sales/ Marketing  report to the  sales/marketing  executive.
  • Acted as the first point of contact to all potential clients and clients relations agents for clients who were already on service.
  • Attend to the sales/marketing strategy meetings in efforts to drawing new and better strategies so as to maximize sales.


Mar 2011 - Present

Bachelor of Science

Alliant International University

Bachelors  of Science in Applied Management is a Management program that en-campuses Management in its entirety. It models and prepares the student in skills and knowledge necessary to manage Human Resource, Project Planing and Management, Organizational Management, Management Accounting, and both Public and organizational Administration.

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Diploma in Business Administration

Institute of Professional Accounting and Business Administration. Kampala, Uganda.

The Ugandan Diploma in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management is geared towards equipping learners with skills of Management a variety of Human Resource related tasks; such as Compensation, Hiring, Conflict Management, Promotions, Process of carrying out disciplinary actions, Benefits and the general harmonization of the employee, employer relation. 

Mar 1995 - Mar 1997

High School Certificate

Comprehensive High School, Kampala, Uganda.

This is the final two years of the mandatory six years of high school in Uganda. Its purpose is to equip the learner with the ability of concentrating onto a particular set of subjects so as to create a professional line of  direction to pursue at higher institutions of learning; such as the Universities or vocational/ trade schools. 

Nov 1990 - Dec 1994

Ugandan Certificate of Education

Kololo High School, Kampala, Uganda.

This are usually the first four years in high school. Its more of a general introduction to the subjects that you may find interest you and would like to specialize in. This is more instrumental in figuring out as whither your an Artist or a Scientist. Which will later give you the bases to decide whither to take on a Arts combination or a Sciences combination in the last two years of specialization.



Computer Skills

I have very good Computer skills working with all Microsoft Office programs; such as  Ms Word, Excel, Access and Outlook and Internet Explorer.

Effective Communication

Its my very strong believe we all ought to have very open, frank communication between each other at all times, this for a health, smooth coexistence. A harmonious interaction in this global village called the World is all i look forward to achieving at all times, and this can only be achieved by an effective Communication system.

People Management

I have an excellent People Management skill set, with a driving  force and understanding that people are very likely to be different, since we all come from a diversity of backgrounds and environment locations. I therefore strongly believe we all ought to embrace each other for who we are.



Supporting Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values through a Culture of Ethics and Compliance

Case Western Reserve University

Fraud Awareness and Detection

Case Western Reserve University

Workplace Diversity

Case Western Reserve University

Leading Strategic Innovation in Organizations

Vanderbit University School of Management.

Institutional Financial Management

Case Western Reserve University.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Clinical Research Training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland - Ohio

University Hospitals, Cleveland - Ohio.

CITI Good Clinical Practice in Collaborative Institutional Training Inititative

University of Miami Office of Research Education.

HIV/AIDS Training and Preparation Workshop from the North Texas Africa Health Initiative.

North Texas Africa Health Initiative.

HIV/AIDS Management and Use of Antiretroviral Drugs

Joint Clinical Research Center, Kampala, Uganda.

Good Clinical Protection and Source Documentation

PPD, Development, USA

Human participant Protection for the Research Team

US National Institute of Health,National Cancer Institute.

Ethics of Clinical Trial and GCP Training

Makerere University - Case Western University Collaboration Project.