Joy Matwale

Joy Matwale

Works at:

Grenoble Consulting

Location in:

Grenoble, France

Joy Matwale

Joys connections

Currently

Works at:
Grenoble Consulting
Location in:
Grenoble, France

Joy has worked/studied in

  • France
  • Kenya
  • United States of America

Joy speaks

  • English
  • French
  • Swahili

Joy has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Energy
  • Healthcare

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Work

2010 – present

Consultant

Grenoble Consulting , France
  • Projects included: Change and Intercultural Management Project- Tornier Event Project Management- ‘Social Media and Mobile Devices’ GGSB Conference
  • Business Strategy Design and Strategic Marketing Project- StepUp Marketing (ongoing)
  • Market Research and Business Case Development- Alcan (ongoing)
  • Role includes the design of business research methodologies contingent on project deliverables
  • Development and design of market research, including questionnaires and surveys to determine perceptions (change project), market trends, and consulting trends in Grenoble (business case development)
  • Conducting phone and face-to-face interviews
  • Analysis of findings collected from market research & interviews
  • Reporting of findings and recommendations to client (oral and written) Key Learnings: -Managing internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of results -Working in multi-cultural teams (13 different nationalities) -Developing professional networks as a resource for expertise advice -Managing client expectations against project resource constraints to ensure successful completion of projects -Public speaking- in my role as moderator for the conference event (4 speakers and 125 attendees)
2010
(Mar – Jun)

Contract

I-CURA Kenya Limited , Kenya
  • Role included: handling clients for Kenyan subsidiary; Master Distributor management- training on use of POS machines, stock optimization, credit accounts; accounting function; coordination of reports with South African head office for monthly closure of accounts; setting up information management system; and stock management; Achievements: setting up of information management system allowed for smoother monthly end processes and better coordination with South African head office; mastered retail software within short period; extensive advice on management of cell-phone money transfer payments led to reduction of client complaints by 75%
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Jan)

Contract

KAM Health Services , Kenya
  • Role included: change of premises project of general practitioner’s clinic; debt management; HR management; advice on implementation of bespoke information management system; client relations Achievements: reduction of uncollected debt by 46% which led to better cash flow for the business; the design and implementation of staff management policy-resulting in higher job satisfaction due to clear expectations; improvement of information flow-reducing time wastage and improving client relations
2008 – 2009
(Jan – Jan)

Assistant Accountant

Total Kenya Limited , Kenya
  • Role entailed: managing accounts payable and receivable; being largely responsible for reconciliation accounts of marketing subsidiary (NETCO); annual stock take; official communication; support treasury department; monthly closure of accounts; Achievements: reduction of unreconciled book items by 73%; Mastered SAP accounting software in short period
2003 – 2004
(Feb – Aug)

Voluntary

Temple Square Mission , United States of America
  • Full-time Missionary in Salt Lake City’s Historical Site and Visitor’s Centre with 250 missionaries from all over the world. This was a meaningful opportunity for me to develop myself personally. I had the opportunity to train and mentor several missionaries in various roles. As a District Leader, I was responsible for 9 missionaries from 6 different countries. During my time on the square, I was consistently recognized for my reliability, leadership and mentorship capabilities, as well as my ability to get along with the other sisters despite our cultural differences. Also spent 4 months in Birmingham, Alabama

Work

2010 – present

Consultant

Grenoble Consulting , France
  • Projects included: Change and Intercultural Management Project- Tornier Event Project Management- ‘Social Media and Mobile Devices’ GGSB Conference
  • Business Strategy Design and Strategic Marketing Project- StepUp Marketing (ongoing)
  • Market Research and Business Case Development- Alcan (ongoing)
  • Role includes the design of business research methodologies contingent on project deliverables
  • Development and design of market research, including questionnaires and surveys to determine perceptions (change project), market trends, and consulting trends in Grenoble (business case development)
  • Conducting phone and face-to-face interviews
  • Analysis of findings collected from market research & interviews
  • Reporting of findings and recommendations to client (oral and written) Key Learnings: -Managing internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of results -Working in multi-cultural teams (13 different nationalities) -Developing professional networks as a resource for expertise advice -Managing client expectations against project resource constraints to ensure successful completion of projects -Public speaking- in my role as moderator for the conference event (4 speakers and 125 attendees)
2010
(Mar – Jun)

Contract

I-CURA Kenya Limited , Kenya
  • Role included: handling clients for Kenyan subsidiary; Master Distributor management- training on use of POS machines, stock optimization, credit accounts; accounting function; coordination of reports with South African head office for monthly closure of accounts; setting up information management system; and stock management; Achievements: setting up of information management system allowed for smoother monthly end processes and better coordination with South African head office; mastered retail software within short period; extensive advice on management of cell-phone money transfer payments led to reduction of client complaints by 75%
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Jan)

Contract

KAM Health Services , Kenya
  • Role included: change of premises project of general practitioner’s clinic; debt management; HR management; advice on implementation of bespoke information management system; client relations Achievements: reduction of uncollected debt by 46% which led to better cash flow for the business; the design and implementation of staff management policy-resulting in higher job satisfaction due to clear expectations; improvement of information flow-reducing time wastage and improving client relations
2008 – 2009
(Jan – Jan)

Assistant Accountant

Total Kenya Limited , Kenya
  • Role entailed: managing accounts payable and receivable; being largely responsible for reconciliation accounts of marketing subsidiary (NETCO); annual stock take; official communication; support treasury department; monthly closure of accounts; Achievements: reduction of unreconciled book items by 73%; Mastered SAP accounting software in short period
2003 – 2004
(Feb – Aug)

Voluntary

Temple Square Mission , United States of America
  • Full-time Missionary in Salt Lake City’s Historical Site and Visitor’s Centre with 250 missionaries from all over the world. This was a meaningful opportunity for me to develop myself personally. I had the opportunity to train and mentor several missionaries in various roles. As a District Leader, I was responsible for 9 missionaries from 6 different countries. During my time on the square, I was consistently recognized for my reliability, leadership and mentorship capabilities, as well as my ability to get along with the other sisters despite our cultural differences. Also spent 4 months in Birmingham, Alabama

Education

2010 – 2012

Grenoble Ecole de Management

Master of Science in Management Consulting (Masters)
2001 – 2009

University of South Africa (UNISA)

Bachelor of Business Administration (Bachelors)
2004 – 2005

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

Accounting Professional Qualification (Oe)

Achievements

  • Class Representative (MSc Program)
  • Moderator for Conference Event at Grenoble Graduate School of Business

Additional Info

Website
sites.google.com/site/joymatwale
Nationality:
  • Kenyan