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ELVIS CAMLUS OKOTH
P. O. Box 4660-00200 • Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +254 724939884
E-mail: [email protected]
Skype : elvis.okoth
OBJECTIVE
I have over ten years of experience in: Business development and marketing. With the changing trends in the technology world, I have designed
products that ensures financial inclusion among community members of both formal and informal sector across
the country
 Strategic planning. Steered strategic planning processes which include Company multi-year strategy, geographical
expansions. Well-versed in translating missions and goals into operating plans with clear benchmarks and annual
objectives.
 Organizational development and capacity building. Design and provide technical assistance to community-based
and non-governmental organizations in the areas of Governance, Fundraising and program development,
community assessment, and planning, execution and outcome evaluation.
 Budget and grants management. Extensive background in developing and monitoring programmes and
organizational budgets.
 Advocacy work and constituency building. Extensive experience in articulating issues in social development,
governance, emergency preparedness and response
EDUCATION & TRAININGS
2018-2020 : Nairobi University (MA Project Planning and Management) – Course work done. Working on my project.
2003-2007 : Kenyatta University (Bsc Environmental Health)
2017
:Trained as a principal insurance officer at College of Insurance
October 2014 : Trained by AMREF on proposal development and report writing
July 2013
: Trained on Humanitarian Accountability Framework by Save the Children
International
November 2011 : Trained by UNICEF on Cholera/AWD Emergency Preparedness and Response
October 2011 : Trained by UNICEF on Emergency Hygiene Promotion Training of Trainers
2006
2007
: Trained by I Choose Life - Africa as a peer educator on HIV and AIDS
: Trained by Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI) as a peer leader on Community mobilization and
sensitization
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
June 2020 – Date: DPO Group - Senior Sales Executive
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Identify sales targets, plan, initiate and execute sale meetings to meet the set company targets
as communicated by the Country Manager or Group Head of Sales
To complete a minimum of 100 meetings with clients per month, face-to-face, by skype and
phone calls to generate new sales and support existing clients
Manage new accounts during and after the sales process
To prepare and present weekly sales reports to the Country/Regional Manager, based on sales
targets, activities and achievements, deadlines and market intelligence
To participate in sales roadshows, workshops, client exhibitions and events as directed by the
Country Manager & Sales and Marketing divisions
To research, agree and approach sales targets to further the company’s sales growth objectives
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To utilize the company CRM to identify and follow up on leads
To schedule 100+ meetings a month with new and existing merchants to maximize transaction
values and volumes
To learn, internalize and follow company sales systems and procedures
To supervise a Sales Reps team
June 2017 – July 2019: JamboSure Insurance Agency Ltd - Business Development Manager
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Strategize and implement the e-insurance platform.
Put in place licenses and compliances of the e-insurance platform.
Lock down strategic relationships with Insurance regulatory authority.
Lock down strategic working relationships with insurance firms.
Build the e-insurance platform by way of;
- Creating channels.
- Creating customer base.
- Creating customer journey.
- Creating product journey.
 Create a P.O.C for the e-insurance platform.
 Create a go to market strategy.
September 2015 to May 2017: Web Tribe Ltd/JoamboPay Ltd
Head of Agency Business
 Developing go to market strategy for new products
 Recruit and maintain JamboPay agent outlets
 Training of agents on the various platforms for transactions
 Brand agent while pushing the JamboPay brand in the market
 Onboard banks to support the agency on collection of revenues on behalf of JamboPay
 Key Account management for all the agents
 Market the different payment channels like USSD, Mobile APP and Web to the public
 Carry out administration duties for the department
August 2010 to Dec 2014:
Islamic-Relief Kenya
Area Manager & HYSAN Coordinator
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Responsible for coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of program and operations’
activities and adherence to finance, logistics, human resource, administration and security procedures.
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Coordinated all departments in IRK Wajir office to ensure all activities are properly executed. The projects include;
ECHO and DFID ENUSRE funded nutrition and Health programme, DFID, IRUK and IRUSA funded Livelihood
Programme, IRUSA funded MNCH project, Swedish Government funded Environment and Civil Society Project, Wajir
Inter-Clan Emergency Response and Seasonal Programs; Ramadan and Qurbani Programmes.
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Focal point person in coordination with relevant government ministries on the operation guides
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Managing the operational security of the programme and staff.
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Facilitate and take lead in capacity building of all hygiene and sanitation activities as well as quality reporting
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Develop training manuals for HYSAN trainings, CLTS, PHASE and spearhead ODF operations
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Take responsibility to counter emergencies such as cholera, diarrhea or HYSAN related illnesses with ministry of public
health and sanitation
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Provide standards, guidelines related to public health regarding sanitary facilities such as latrines, bathrooms, waste
pits, hand wash points while observing environmental conservation in the target sites
2008 March to 2010 July: Equity Bank Ltd – Kapsabet and Mandera
Relationship Officer
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Carried out market research and organized on loan book building strategy for the bank.
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Appraisal of clients’ business premises and their residence so as to offer loan facilities.
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Processed asset finances
2008 Jan to Mar:
Kenyatta University
Information and Coping Strategies Programme
Volunteered in the moving forward together strategy put in place by
students affected by skirmishes in the country after election.
2007 Sept:
Kenyatta University for
Mukuru kwa Njenga
Involved in door-to-door campaign on malaria control, Community sensitization on hygiene with
emphasis on hand washing, water treatment and food safety
2007 Sept:
Kakamega Day Care and Education Centre
Entered and analysed data on a base line survey to establish the knowledge, attitude and
practices among Kakamega residents with regard to Information Communication Technology
(ICT) usage in relation to agricultural production and marketing.
2007 June to Dec:
I Choose Life - Kenyatta University
Monitoring and Evaluation intern
2007 Feb:
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Questionnaire administration, Data entry and analysis and Report writing on the findings
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I managed to compare the level of knowledge of the trainees before and after the trainings with
regards to HIV and AIDS, home based care, the science of HIV, condom usage, nutrition, peer
approach in negating stigma among the infected people and the myths surrounding HIV/AIDS.
Ministry of Health - Kenya
Volunteer: Successfully carried out vaccination of children under five years of age during polio
vaccination campaign in Kiwanja, Kasarani division, Nairobi.
2006 July - July 2007: Kenya Aids Vaccine Initiative (KAVI)
Peer Leader: Mobilize and sensitize Kenyatta University community on the KAVI AIDS vaccine
trial project.
2006 Mar:
Aids Control Unit, Kenyatta University
Research assistant: Administered questionnaires in students’ hostels, coded them and entered
the data - SPSS. The objective of the research was to determine the effect of HIV/AIDS on the
socio-economic status of students.
2006 Feb:
I Choose Life - Africa (ICL)
Research assistant: Coded questionnaires and entered the data - SPSS. The research was an end
line survey on the knowledge, attitude and sexual practice among the Kenyatta University
students.
2005 May-Aug: African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)
Intern: Water and Sanitation Project, Kitui office
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
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Enhancing operations, organizations development and service delivery.
Identifying, targeting and focusing resources.
Strategic and operational planning.
Ability to enthuse and develop staff.
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Can work under deadline pressure and deliver high quality results.
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Able to organise and lead a planned programme for effective delivery.
Making high-level decisions about operations, policy and strategy.
Ability to travel, use initiative and work independently.
Setting the culture of the organisation.
Personal and organizational security management
Research and Data Analysis using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS)
REFEREES
1. Abdallah Rashid
2. Dr. Richard Okoth Oduor
3. Rex Castro Omondi
Lecturer, Dept.of Biochemistry
and Biotechnology
CEO Sol Imperium Ltd
Country Director
Islamic Relief Kenya
Kenyatta University
Email: [email protected]
P.o Box 417-00202 KNH, Nairobi
P.o Box 52624–00200 Nairobi
Tel: +254721954025
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +254 720352692
Tel: +254 702931952
P.o Box 5056-00100
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