Makori Esther Nyaboke
P.O Box 2240 Kisii.
Phone: 0721-149355
Email:emakori@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

CAREER OBJECTIVE
To pursue a career within a dynamic organization where the acquired knowledge, skills and experience will add value and enhance my professional experience for the growth and progress of the organization.
PERSONAL DETAILS

MARITAL STATUS:   Married

GENDER:                  Female

NATIONALITY:         Kenyan

  

A creative, result oriented and dynamic person with a keen interest in 

Business information systems and Information communication Technology Trends.

EDUCATION BACKGROUND
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy in Business Information Systems (JOOUST):- ongoing, Topic. “A  Framework for the  Deployment of Mhealth Applications in Low Resource settings: A Case of Homabay  County”

Masters of Science in Information Technology: – Strathmore University, June 2010. Area of Specialization, System Security and Audit option:

Certified Cisco Network Analyst (CCNA) – Zetech college – February 2011 – April 2011 Network Fundamentals, LAN Switching Technologies. Routing Technologies, WAN Technologies Infrastructure Services Infrastructure Security Infrastructure Management among others.

Microsoft Certified System Engineering (MCSE) – April, 2007 – August 2007: New Horizon Training College. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012: Administering Windows Server 2012, Designing and Implementing Server Structure, System Management, virtualization among others.

Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology – Second Class Honors (Upper Division) January, 2003 – April, 2006: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology. Successfully designed  Hotel Management System

WORK experience
February 2018 to date: Chair of Department, School of Business and Economics, Department of Management science.

Roles

  • Coordination and Supervision of Teaching
  • Appointment of Part-time Lecturers
  • Processing Examinations
  • Invigilating examinations
  • Developing and Reviewing Curriculum
  • Registering Students in Courses
  • The COD assigns relevant academic supervisors
  • Handling Students’ Disciplinary Matters on Examination Malpractice

Other Responsibilities

  • eLearning Committee member representing the SOBE

May 2015 to January 2018: Assistant Lecturer, Kisii University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Management science.

Units Taught

  • Principles of web design
  • Business Information Systems
  • E-commerce fundamental
  • Software development methodologies
  • Database Management System Design
  • Information security
  • Fundamentals of Networks
  • Principles of web development
  • Distributed Systems

Among others.

August 2012-April 2015, Deputy ICT Manager, KISII UNIVERSITY 

Responsibilities; 

  • Coordinating systems development, implementation and maintenance. 
  • Supervise ICT projects.
  • Working and consulting with the management team in implementing the ICT strategies. 
  • Preparing various progress and analytical reports in accordance to the University strategic plan. 
  • Evaluating systems and ensuring adherence to established ICT Standards. 
  • Managing the ICT functions including preparing ICT work plan, budget and project implementation. 
  • Conceptualize, plan and co-ordinate ICT initiatives within the framework of the corporate ICT plan.
  • Manage ICT resources and provide the necessary tools to support university programs.  
  • Liaising with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of ICT equipment. 
  • Reviewing and evaluating systems, feasibility studies and detailed specifications before implementation. 
  • Preparing various progress and analytical reports in accordance to the University strategic plan.
  • Training and preparing staff performance reports. 
  • Evaluating systems and ensuring adherence to established ICT Standards. 
  • Managing the ICT functions including preparing ICT work plan, budget and project implementation. 
  • Supervise personnel in the ICT department.
  • Participate in procurement of computer hardware, software

Other Responsibilities

  • KSU ERP, ABN Unisol System Administrator.
  • Preparing of performance Contract reports.
  • ISO champion in the department.
  • Alcohol and drug abuse committee member.
  • Graduation Committee member 2013 & 2014. 

April 2009 – August 2012: IT Support Assistant , Kenya Power Information Technology & Telecommunication Department (IT&T), 

Responsibilities;

  • Providing support services in Networks and Systems to users 
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with users.
  • Carrying out minor modification, testing and designing of IT system
  • Assisting in execution and maintenance of interface between various IT systems.
  • Managing user profiles, developing  and maintaining system backup and restore scripts 
  • Enforcing software and hardware security measures including restricting access to systems to authorized persons.
  • Implementing preventive maintenance of systems, servers, workstations and the associated peripheral.
  • Diagnosing and resolving ICT related issues. 
  • Troubleshoot network related problems.
  • Establishing ICT User Support Knowledge base.  

March 2008-June 2008:, World Vision Kenya  SPONSORSHIP  DEPT

Responsibilities;

  • Processing child history forms (CHI).
  • Inputting Child Monitoring Forms into the system.
  • Processing introductory letters to sponsors.
PUBLICATIONS
  • Esther Makori1,2,*, Cyrus Wekesa Wabuge 3, A Model to Determine Quantitative Savings that Can be Achieved through an IXP Via Peering-A Case  Study of ISPs in Kenya. Universal Journal of Communications and Network 2(7): 118-123, 2014 http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/ujcn.2014.020702
  • Duncan Waga, Esther Makori, Kefa Rabah, Utilization of Cloud Computing in Education and Research to the Attainment of Millennium Development Goals and Vision 2030 in Kenya. Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 2, No.2, 2014.
  • Esther Makori, An Acceptance Model for E-Loaning Services among University Students. Computer Science and Information Technology 2(7): 308-313,2014 http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020704
OTHER SKILLS
  • Expertise and skill  in using of ABN Unisol academic module
  • Installation and configuration of computer hardware
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Operating systems and Software installations
  • Knowledge in Active Directory, Group Policy,encryption technologies, system monitoring and management. 
ATTRIBUTES 
  • Self-starter and results oriented.
  • Leadership and decision making skills.
  • Superb execution and organizational skills.
  • Good communication, inter-personal skills and team player.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities.
  • Keen on ICT trends
HOBBIES
  • Research and Discovery.
  • Communal Work. 
  • Travelling and Making new friends.
REFEREES

Mr. Samson Otieno

Senior System Administrator  

Kenya Power  

P. O. Box 30599-00100 Nairobi, Kenya      

Tel: +254 20 3201680 or 020 3201000     

Email: SOtieno@kplc.co.ke

Prof Cyrus Wekesa Wabuge

Senior Lecturer

University of Nairobi, Department of Electrical &Information Engineering,

cyrus_wekesa@yahoo.com

Mobile No 0720-888809

Prof.Christopher Ngacho

Dean. SOBE

Kisii University,

P.O Box 408-40200

Tel: 0722 811548