Petronella O. Opiyo

Petronella O. Opiyo

Senior Secretary

Division of Research & Extension

Egerton University

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

Mobile: +254 733 926 506

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EDUCATION

Year

Qualification

Institution

2013 to date

Undertaking Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Management

St. Pauls University - Kenya

2012

Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology- Kenya

2008

Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Management

Kenya National Examinations Council

1993

Diploma in Secretarial Studies

Kenya National Examinations Council

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Office Management & Organization

Executive Secretarial Services

WORK EXPERIENCE

March 2012 to date

Senior Secretary - Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Extension), Egerton University

Dec. 2006 to March 2012

Senior Secretary - Office of the Vice Chancellor, Egerton University

Feb. 2006 to Nov. 2006

Secretary - Office of the Director, Institute of Women, Gender & Development Studies, Egerton University

June 2005 – Feb 2006

Secretary - Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration & Finance), Egerton University

July 2003 – May 2005

Secretary – College of Distance Learning – Egerton University

April 1993 – June 2003

Shorthand Typist Ministry of Home Affairs

OTHER COURSES/WORKSHOPS

3rd March, 2014

Service Delivery Workshop by Kenya School of Government

2013

  • ISO 9001:2008 Re-certification workshop
  • ISO 14001 Sensitization workshop

Workshop on Transformation and Culture Change

16-17th May 2012

Skills Improvement Workshop for Secretarial Staff at Egerton University

17-19th May 2006

Personal Assistant/Executive Secretaries Workshop by Essential Management Consultancy Services Ltd.

19-22nd August 2003

Secretarial Staff Workshop at Egerton University

May 2002 to February 2003

Computer Applications at Tracom College of Professional Studies

Other workshops/seminars

  • Gender Mainstreaming
  • HIV/AIDs Mainstreaming
  • Corruption Prevention Workshop for Secretaries and Receptionists

AWARDS

2013

  • Employee of the Year - 2012/2013 in the Division of Research & Extension) – Egerton University
  • Exemplary Performance during the financial year 2012/13 - Egerton University

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