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Project Manager

Nairobi, Nairobi County, 00100, Kenya
April 26, 2018

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ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 105***-*****

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Program Manager, Project Manager, EHS Manager, Telecommunication Professional Scope, Time, Cost Management Risk Analysis and Mitigation Quality Inspection Change Management Procurement Management Vendor and Subcontractor Management HF, VHF and UHF Communication GSM Communications. QHS management Risk Assessment.


A dedicated, dynamic, reliable, results-driven, innovative, and hands-on professional, offering solid background in telecommunications projects, network operations and Environmental Health and Safety Occupation, from inception to delivery and successful completion within the Scope, stipulated Time and within Budget while ensuring Quality is maintained. Equipped with strong analytical and problem-solving aptitudes in identifying issues and formulating strategic action plans to secure project success. Expert at managing group dynamics and leading multicultural teams (worked with multinationals) of professionals toward the successful attainment of project milestones and objectives. TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft office, SharePoint, Ms Office, Flexi BTS software integration, GSM Site Survey, LOS survey EDUCATION


Moi University Bs.c. Project Planning Management. 2011 - 2014 Multimedia University Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering. 2002 -- 2005 St Therasa’s Girls Secondary Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. 1998 -- 2000 St Lucia Academy Kenya Certificate of Primary Education. 1997 2 P a g e


Safaricom Public company Limited: Project Manager. Dec 2016 – July 2017 Duties: End to end Project Management.

o Identified and commit the key resource to ensure that all activities are performed. o Managed the stakeholders by keeping them informed, engaged, involved, o Developed a formal and comprehensive project plan by integrating and documenting project deliverables, acceptance criteria, processes, procedures, risk and task to facilitate project execution, controlling and closing processes. o Obtained project plan approval by reviewing the plan with the key stakeholder and other required stakeholders to confirm project baseline prior to proceeding with project executing processes. o Identifying the project risk and tracking the mitigation process to ensure the project is not impacted. o Tracking the project issues with the owners to ensure the project has not been impacted. o Documented lessons learned by surveying the project team and the stakeholder to use for benefit of future projects. o Facilitate the project closure process.

Huawei Technology Ltd. Jan 2015 – Apr 2016

Project Manager

o Effectively manage partners'/stakeholders' expectations, and conduct quality assurance of project deliverables, including monitoring of the project variables (cost, effort, scope, etc.) against the project management plan and the project performance baseline.

o In coordination with Huawei Management, ensure effective deployment of staff and other resources, including staff time allocation to the project.

o Prepare necessary documentation and execute project, subcontracts and consultancies, ensuring full compliance with established policies and processes, monitor their implementation, and ensure smooth closure of contracts. o Organize Project workshops and ensure responsible parties follow-up on the decisions related to project. o Oversee the procurement and management of project assets, inventory and other resources, in alignment with policy and process.

o Assist the Project Leader in knowledge capture, documenting the lessons learned, and in disseminating relevant information to the project management team.

o Monitor and evaluate contributions by project team members to facilitate performance management and appraisals. o Ensure institutional integration of the project under the oversight of the Program Director and Knowledge Manager (and others as necessary).

Career Highlight:

Delivered the U900 project. During this project, I introduced a methodology for team motivation to increase productivity.

Enhanced the methodology of site survey data analysis to ensure proper implementation plans are made. Innovis Telecom Services Africa Ltd. Apr 2012 – Dec 2014 Project Manager and EHS manager:

o End to end project management.

o Manages resources in accordance with project schedule. o Subcontractor management,

o Supplier account Management,

o Team management at person level and team level ensuring motivation is upheld. o Anticipates client needs before they arise and presents solutions to project management that encompass issues at hand. Career Highlights:

Formed the company’s EHS department and ensured EHS implementation in the company.

Led the team on site quality inspection for 251 site flexi modernization that earned the company recognition. Spectrum Engineering Limited. Jun 2009 - Mar 2012

Technical project Manager:

o Perform and ensure that the Project Management Lifecycle of any given project is completed i.e. Project Initiation, Planning, Implementation, Control and Closure

o Identify and analyze the respective project’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibilities for initiating mitigating action. o Clients' account manager, act as the communication channel between the company and its clients, attend meetings. Anticipates client needs before they arise and presents solutions to project management that encompass issues at hand. o Supervise, advice and assist Project managers, Assistant project managers and the Field Project Managers implement their projects.

o Attend Survey for the purpose of laying out installation and establish reference point to guide installations. o Allocate resources to project department, which include teams among others. o Track and report on project status using the project management tool, MS project. o Analyze survey, blueprints, and drawings for the purpose of planning projects. o Prepare financial Analysis of the project.

o Scrutinize and approve staff expense claim form. o Generate risk, safety and Quality Management plans for the project. o Participate in project kickoff and closure meeting, highlighting the success and failure of the project and documenting the lesson Learnt for the project.

Career Highlight:

Successfully delivered the Nokia 1st Flexi rollout solution for Safaricom modernization project.

Emphasized the EHS practice among the teams and got recognition from the company.

Supervised the installation of Wananchi online earth station satellite Dish. 3 P a g e

Spectrum Engineering Limited. Sept 2008 – May 2009 Assistant Project Manager

o Acquire skills in Project Management through working close with Project Manager while implementing projects. o Manage team resources, tools and materials.

Career Highlights:

Assisted in delivering of the Orange projects.


o Jan-Apr 2007: Broadcasting Solution International o Feb-Nov 2006: Lugon Communications Ltd.

o January 2006: KCAA(Kenya Civil Aviation Authority o Sept-Dec 2003: Attachment at Telkom Kenya Central Rift Region o August 2003: Attachment at KCCT undertaking practical PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


o Height Climbing certificate – Height Safety Training Academy. o EHS certificate - Nokia

o Agile training – Safaricom

o PMP training – Computer pride

o 100% Human – Safaricom

o 1st Aid Training - Read Cross

o Defensive Driving - AA Kenya.


o Follow up talks on TED,

o Follow Arianna Huffington talk.

o Travel and adventure.


Per Bilting

Vendor Management.

QROI Limited


Grace Waiyaki

Program Manager, Safaricom Ltd,

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Joseph Otemba

Program Manager, Safaricom Ltd,

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