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Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
April 29, 2021

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Antony Kimiti Wanjohi

P.O Box *** ***** Nairobi

Phone Contact- +254-***-***-***


Career Profile:

An accomplished project management professional with an excess of 17 years demonstrated success in project management. An articulate communicator able to effectively interact with people of diverse culture at varying levels of technical ability, maintaining liaison with clients, staff members and fellow professionals. Personal Details:

o Date of Birth: 25th Feb. 1978

o Marital Status: Married

o Nationality: Kenyan

Education & Professional Qualifications:

o Master Degree in Business Administration. Year 2008 o Market Research Basic Course. (MSRA)Year 2006

o Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Year 2001 o Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. Year 1995 Personal Attributes

o Excellent staff management skills, the ability to lead and manage an established team, motivate, support staff and ensure they are aware of performance expectations

o Proven track record in management and meeting targets o Considerable experience in operations management on logistics and coordination.

o Experience of working and managing teams in a multi-site/multi-country environment. I have worked in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Rwanda and South Sudan. o Strong commercial awareness that can be brought to bear in operations management and client engagement.

o Results orientated.

o Strong process management skills.

o Strong ability to manage and develop people and teams. o A collaborative and team playing style.

o Ability to take the initiative with regard to improving operations and responding to client demands.

o Ability and willingness to travel extensively.

- 2 - Professional Experience

Mather and Platt Limited: September 2015 – October 2019 Job Title; General Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

Working as the General Manager and reporting to the Board. Am responsible for the overall management of the company including staff, finances, projects and initiatives that lead to continued growth and expansion of the business. o Provide the overall leadership of the business units, from business planning, funding, through to project management and seeking new opportunities for growth.

o Participate in formulating and administering company strategies, policies and directing and coordinating both the Engineering and Commercial divisions. o Develop and implement long-range goals and strategies to meet the business profitability growth objectives.

o Review and analyse activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine each division’s progress towards stated goals and objectives. o Spearhead the delivery of the revenue targets through great innovative ideas, excellent project execution, and establishing trusting relationships with clients

(existing as well as new).

o Reviews and supports engineering and commercial divisions, to oversee design concepts with fundamental or new technology used for new or existing products or improvement to provide cost reduction, safety, customer requirements and market growth.

o Marshal resources with real insight about what excellence looks like; take effective actions to build teams, develop a great team to deliver on performance and projects. Drive the right organization culture to achieve high productivity. o Operate with a clear set of strategic priorities with demonstrated ability to adjust for opportunities and obstacles over different periods of time. Play a leading role in breaking down projects and seeing through the execution and timely projects completion.

o Clearly understands cash-flows, have the ability to project on +4months based on appreciation of Financial Ratios, thereby pushing for greater performance, budget planning and cost control

o Remain updated with industry and market development and ensure the operations remain relevant.

- 3 - Pergamon Group Limited: March 2013 – August 2015

Job Title; Country Manager - Rwanda

Duties & Responsibilities

Working as the Country Manager and reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer. I was responsible for the overall operations of the company in Rwanda. o Responsible for the day to day operations of the company o Profit and Loss responsibility

o Strategic planning, annual financial budgeting, with quarterly reviews to track performance and compliance.

o Lead the sales team in developing sale proposals, sale pitches and tendering participation to would be clients.

o Plan, direct and manage all the procurement activities including approval of suppliers, price / contract revisions and performance reviews. o Ensure timely payment to our overseas manufacturers and debt collection from our local debtors.

o Liaise with Government Authorities in obtaining right documentations for certifications, type approvals and import compliance. o Ensure all client needs, concerns are addressed before project / product delivery. o Ensure seamless work process through efficient operational structural systems. o Provide input in product costing ensuring the company’s prices to clients remain competitive and within the market rate.

o Responsible for recruitment, developing and sustaining the right human resource in the Rwanda office.

o Conduct employee performance appraisals through set KPIs. o Represent the company in all public functions and ensure positive company image at all times.

Synovate Nigeria: January 2009 –to December 2012

Job Title; Country Representative

Duties & Responsibilities

Was working with Synovate Nigeria as the Country Representative and reporting to the Group Managing Director Pan Africa. I was responsible for overall management of the Nigeria operations.

o Responsible for the day to day operations of the company o Set up efficient and sound structural and operations systems that ensure seamless flow of work processes.

o Responsible for developing new business, growth on the present accounts o Lead the country team in sales pitches, proposal writing and reporting. o Strategic planning, annual financial budgeting, P&L management with quarterly reviews to track performance and compliance.

- 4 - o Ensure proper and efficient project financing though strict budgetary controls, timely project reconciliations and control measures on direct expenses to increase on general profitability.

o Plan, direct and manage all the procurement activities including approval of suppliers, price revisions and contracts and performance reviews. o Responsible for recruitment, developing and sustaining the right human resource in the Nigeria office.

o Conduct employee performance appraisals through set KPIs. o Provide direction and support in all project planning and implementation to ensure we deliver within the set timelines, approved budgets and high quality data output.

o Represent the company in all private and public forums. Research Solutions: 2005 - 2008

Job Title; Field Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

o Working under the Field Controller, led the region field operations in training and evaluation of all levels of field projects both qualitative and quantitative in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi and Sierra Leone. o Managed and executed projects within the stipulated timelines and ensured the project objectives are met at all times.

o Managed and maintained the implementation of all field related policies including proper interviewing etiquette and procedures. o Ensured that project funds are used according to the approved budget and all reconciliations are submitted on time.

o Direct supervisor of region field coordinators and supervisors. o Costing and budgeting for all field operations in African countries we operate in. Aids Orphans Support Organization of Kenya (A.O.S.O.K): 2003-2005 Job Title; Youth Programme Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities

o Carry out community needs assessment and facilitate prioritization of their needs.

o Assist the Programme Manager in managing HIV and Reproductive health programmes, prepare and deliver work plans, activity plans to ensure effective implementation of the programme.

o Initiate and sustain Youth programmes in neighboring schools through AIDS School programme.

o Work with existing partners to assess their capacity and/or willingness to engage with the A.O.S.O.K programmes.

- 5 - Interest

o Traveling

o Networking

o Game drives

o Reading magazines


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