in the financial analysis and audit of the Local Government Loan Authority
LGLA accounts in preparation for the installation of a computerised
accounting system. |
Has had considerable experience
in the use of computerised system for the purpose of financial forecasting,
accounting, presentations and project management.
Was attached to the Managing
Director’s office at Price Waterhouse as his assistant for a period
of three months.
Has been involved in the monitoring
and trailing of the USAID funded Commodity Import Program CIP as well
as its audit.
Has done accounting and audit
work for honorary Price Waterhouse clients.
Was involved in the preparation
of financial forecasts and feasibility study for the Yaya Centre shoppingcumresidential
complex in Nairobi.
Has experience in providing
bookkeeping services for a variety of small businesses in the commercial
Has been involved in the development
and implementation of financial and administrative processes of two
Kenya parastatals The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, KARI
and The Kenya Wildlife Service, KWS – and a number of smallscale
Has been involved in the audits
of a number of multinational oil and clearingforwarding firms.
Was involved in the market
survey and modernisation programme for Kenya Breweries Limited.
Was involved in the audit of
the USAID funded Rural Economic Recovery Project in Uganda.
Has done freelance consultancy
work in marketing, computer systems design and financial analysis for
business enterprises in Nairobi.
Has been a parttime instructor
of software applications at various computer colleges in Nairobi including
Datalink Computer Systems, Woodvale and Syscom.
Has been involved in the advertising,
design and public relations industry through his association with ProFoto
Promotions and Superior Images, both in Nairobi.
Has provided software application
training for a large variety of organisations in the country including
Caltex Oil K Limited, Africa Project Development Facility APDF,
Total Oil, Serena Lodges and Hotels, Akamba Public Road Services, Wire
Products, CPC Kenya, Cooperative Insurance Services and Industrial
Development Bank IDB among others.
As Head Trainer and Software
Consultant for Kenyan Modern Digitals Limited was instrumental in the
establishment of the training arm, East Africa Computer Institute. He
also developed reference and training manuals for both course participants
as well as computer application users.
Has been involved in Desktop
Publishing for a number of publications including OfficeMart, Nice People
a novel and East Africa Computer News.
Has provided IT Consultancy
services for Spell Man Walker Limited, Business Information Systems,
KinyoriNgige Accounting Firm, CPV Walker, Adventure Kenya among others.
For Akamba Public Road Services
was the key member in the administration and development of a multiuser
computer system with modules covering Inventory, Fleet Management, Revenue
and Staff Control.
Has provided infrastructure
support for Fairview Hotel, MEDS, ALICO Kenya, Kenya Shell amongst others.
While at BAT Kenya he has been
involved in the development and implementation of the BATLeaf suite
of management information systems which cover farmer management, inventory
control, Tobacco leaf purchase and payment, leaf processing, Quality
control and shipping. This system is currently in use in countries
across the world namely China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri
Lanka, Pakistan, Serbia, Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya.
It is also under evaluation in Uzbekistan, Turkey, Chile, Mexico and
Venezuela. This project was worth USD ,.
For the BAT Thika Green Leaf
Threshing Plant GLT he has been involved in the adoption and implementation
of Wireless Local Area Networks, use of technologically adept devices
such as PDAs, Barcode readers, Electronic weighing scales which all
interface into the GUI based business application.
For the BATK leaf growing team
he has been instrumental in the expansion and embedding of computer
systems as an integral part of the business continuity process. This
has covered the training of users, identification of appropriate business
tools and technologies and their implementation. This process has enabled
all the remote leaf centres to be able to enter st century
For the BATK cigarette manufacturing
function he has been a key member of the teams involved in implementation
of the Factory Footprint in SubSaharan Africa. This involved
the transfer of cigarette production from other BAT operating companies
in Africa to the Kenya operation. It called for changes in business
processes and implementation of new fit for purpose IT enabled systems
to monitor both quality and quantity.
In the BAT Sub Saharan Africa
area he has been involved in the development of factory control systems
and procedures that aim to enhance productivity and reduce wastage in
the leaf growing and processing operations as well as in the cigarette
factories. These have covered the following areas:
and traceability solutions
solutions initially within the Nairobi factory shop floor which
have now extended to cover the entire Nairobi office with planned extension
to the Thika GLT Plant and Area offices Nairobi Business Park
– to enhance better understanding, business usage and reporting using
the SAP ERP application, as well as ensuring that the users ‘sweat’
Was a key member of the
SAP implementation team for the British American Tobacco Companies within
the Africa and Middle East area where he was involved in the development
of data migration templates, user training and implementation for the
Leaf Growing, Leaf Processing and Manufacturing functions.
As a member of the global British
American Tobacco team has been called upon to provide project management
and systems capacity building services in the other operating companies
of the group including Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and DR Congo. He is a key
member of the BATLeaf DRG Design Reference Group that looks at the
Leaf systems both in current and future potential fits for the business.
Within the BAT Sub Sahara Africa
Supply Chain Team is involved in business functions enhancement actions
that ensure that the BAT SC team will always maintain an edge of the
competition through effective and efficient procedures with regard to:
– This is a database that has been used by the SC hub to manage consumer
and customer issues relating to the logistical function. This database
is in use in more that markets that have their product either sourced
or managed by the BATSSA Nairobi hub team. The concept has now gained
regional recognition and will be adopted for use by the Region in an
– This covers the Nairobi Hub Factory and will be used to manage inventories
for Leaf, Wrapping Materials and Supplies as well as Finished Goods
Cigarettes. The initial work was meant to drive the adoption of a
tactical solution for the Nairobi factory but has triggered interest
at the Regional level that has now generated a regional project to develop
a strategic business solution that will be a fit for purpose, pack and
ship solution for all End Markets within the AME region
Working with the
regional and global teams to deliver strategic business solutions such
as SAP APO SNP, Product Costing version which managed costs into
the four levels of Plan, Buy, Make and Move.
Was a member of the Corporate
Social Responsibility reporting team for British American Tobacco Kenya
in that was charged with the responsilibity of the production
of the document on BAT’s CSR Policy aptly named “The Report to Society”.
The committee was chaired by PLO Lumumba.
Is a an active peer educator
within the BAT community involved in activities that deal with behavioural
change with regard to HIV/AIDS as well as management of other conditions
and diseases like cancer, malaria, thyphoid amongst others.
Is involved in social work
programmes for the disadvantaged in society through his local church
Karura Community Chapel.