Julius Kanyamunyu M

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					                             JULIUS KANYAMUNYU M.Sc., MBA
                 190 Ross Street ♦ Halifax ♦ Nova Scotia ♦ B3M 3Y5 ♦ aCaCaC
         Tel.: (902) 446-2890 ♦ Cell: (902) 488-8213 ♦Email: jkanyamunyu@gmail.com

   Demonstrated experience in project management including all levels of the project cycle, with proven
    management experience in performance measurements , monitoring, control and evaluation
   Demonstrated experience in business consulting with established management and client services
   Proficiency in strategic management, marketing and business plan development
   Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities with a can-do attitude
   Extensive Management Information Systems experience with proficiency in several software
   Articulate communicator and presenter to all levels of private and public sector organizations

                                       WORK EXPERIENCE

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT/PRINCIPAL                                                    Apr 2007 - To date
U-Consult, Halifax, NS
 Executed an Evaluation contract for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Youth Peer
   Education Network Project (Project is being implemented in 20 countries), evaluating the programme
   impact, outcomes and processes in Russia, in Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina
 Successfully Facilitating Export Prospecting for a Canadian client in the Health Products Sector
   looking to enter into African market place.
     o     Set up and Facilitated meetings for client in East and South Africa, with high profile Public
           and Private Sector including: President of Uganda, Ministers of Health of Uganda and
           Rwanda, Director General of Health Services in Uganda, CEO of a leading Medical
           products Distributorship in South Africa, CEO of one of the largest private Lab services
           company in South Africa
     o     Assisted in clinching an order of approximately $1 million for a pilot project in Uganda, with
           larger order to be confirmed, following successful implementation of pilot project
 Participated as team member in organizing a Trade Mission and Matchmaking for New Brunswick IT
   companies looking at getting into the Atlanta market
 Assisted a Canadian Client in the operationalizing of a Web Portal ; collecting, compiling, editing and
   researching on profiles of SME’s in Atlantic Canada looking to export to the US
 International Student Recruitment; working with a Canadian university and a Provincial Education
   Program to recruit international students from East Africa

ACTING DIRECTOR, CLIENT DEVELOPMENT                                                  Apr 2006 – Apr. 2007
REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT M ANAGER                                                Jul 2004 – Mar 2006
Black Business Initiative (BBI), Halifax NS
   Reported directly to CEO, with responsibility for daily operations of the entrepreneur training
    centre and client relations for the organization
   Mentored clients throughout the start up and expansion phases of business in a range of industry
    sectors; this included assisting clients in the preparation of business plans and financial statements,
   Presented and defended business loan applications on behalf of the client to BBI Board of Directors
   Responsible for Monitoring performance of businesses that were successful loan recipients of BBI
    funding, providing them with loan “after-care” and reporting their progress to the BBI Board
   Identified required business skills development courses to run at the Training Centre, and for
    clients in other parts of the Province, prepared Request for Proposals (RFP’s), negotiated terms of
    engagement and recommended selection of consultants to deliver courses to CEO
   Responsible for the management of the youth based entrepreneurship training programme
   “IT systems person” in the organization; Information Systems management was outsourced was the
    IT contact person “on-site”, advising on IT strategies and in charge of maintaining the website
IT CONSULTANT (part time while attending university)                                              2000 – 2003
   University of New Brunswick: Developed a Student Tracking System for the Student Employment
    Services, to Monitor and Evaluate the success of Student Placement by Employment Services office
   United Nations Development Project: Compiled and collated Global Environment Facility
    International Waters Project Documents and developed a Meta database for them
   City of Fredericton: Identified, analyzed, updated, and documented existing procedures used in
    project information system lifecycle by staff of IT Division

M ANAGEMENT INFORMATION S YSTEMS CONSULTANT                                                        1997 - 2000
Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project, Uganda
US$ 77m World Bank funded Project for the rehabilitation of Lake Victoria’s ecosystem and its catchment area
implemented by the three countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
   Member of Project Management team located at the National Secretariat in Uganda.
   Supervised the setting up of a $300,000 Management Information System (MIS). Responsibilities
    included: identifying and specifying system requirements, outlining expected deliverables at of
    the Project and participating in the selection and procurement for the services of the Consultants
   Responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation of project activities , based on mutually agreed Key
    Performance Indicators, and writing Quarterly Reports to the World Bank and the government
    supervision ministry. Project was implemented by 10 different government departments in Uganda
   Established and administered a 20-user LAN at the National Secretariat

REVENUE O FFICER                                                                                   1995 -1997
Uganda Revenue Authority
   Member of Value Added Tax (VAT) Project Development and Implementation
   Participated in designing processes and forms for the VAT System and travelled throughout the
    country, training and sensitizing traders for the new tax regime
   Successfully managed VAT Tax Payer National Registration Centre, after VAT was introduced
   Recipient of Merit Award for Outstanding Service

IT CONSULTANT                                                                                              1994
 Uganda Investment Authority
   Customized and updated a Management Information System (Investor Tracking System) from
    World Bank to keep abreast of investors into Uganda and to periodically evaluate their performance

ASSISTANT M ANAGER (Headquarters)/R EGIONAL M ANAGER                                      1988 – 1992
Eureka Limited, Uganda
 Managed two regional Auto Spares stores with overall responsibility for all business administration


M ASTER OF B USINESS ADMINISTRATION                                                                2000 - 2003
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB
M ASTER OF SCIENCE, INFORMATION S YSTEMS D EVELOPMENT                                              1992 - 1993
London School of Economics - University of London, UK
DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE                                                         1986 - 1988
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
THE PROJ ECT M ANAGEMENT COURS E, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax                                         2006


   Membe r Project Management Institute (PMI)/ PMI – Nova Scotia Chapte r
   Newsletter Editor PMI – Nova Scotia Chapter