Joan Tonui

Human Resources Officer

A strategic, business-minded Human Resource Professional with 5+ years of experience designing and administrating, recruiting, onboarding, and policy development within fast-paced environments. Works seamlessly with internal stakeholders, senior management, consultants, and business partners across all levels.

A smart, engaging, collaborative executive with a strong background in planning, organizing, and controlling the activities of the human resource department, along with devising personnel policies and procedures. Strives to provide a creative breathing space and build a culture of collaboration, growth, learning, and appreciation.

A diversity and inclusion champion who is committed to sustainable solutions and holds a record of providing leadership expertise in delivering global-scale HR solutions that deliver sustainable innovation and value creation for all stakeholders.

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Most Recent Job

Human Resources Officer

Base Titanium Limited

Kwale County

Job Description/Purpose

To provide first line generalist HR support to assigned Departments in an efficient and effective manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Driving, supporting and modeling a service-oriented culture focused on employee engagement, quality and service excellence.
  • Leading and coaching all levels of management to effectively optimize organizational talent and employee development.
  • Recruiting staff: this includes developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements, checking application forms, interviewing and selecting candidates.
  • Updating employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses.
  • Implementing and driving performance and feedback processes such as performance reviews on management staff.
  • Working closely with colleagues on the development and implementation of new HR strategies and programs; monitoring and analyzing all HR metrics.
  • Assisting with training needs analysis in order to develop a training program that meets the requirements of the organization’s workforce.

Key Achievement

  • Lead HR Support in the HRIS implementation project that has seen efficient improvement by over 80% in HR-related services
  • I have automated some functions in HR such as the collation of time and attendance reports which improved the TAT of payroll reports by 50%.
  • I successfully delivered the role description redesign project that has made the recruitment and performance management process seamless and improved efficiency by 80%.
  • I was part of the development of a competency-based learning system that has been implemented in several pipeline succession planning training in the company.

Additional Job Experience

Human Resources Graduate Trainee

Base Titanium Limited

Kwale County

Job Description/Purpose

To assist the Human Resources Department in providing first line generalist HR support to staff in an efficient and effective manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organized various employee events, conducted evaluation reports, and executed other duties as assigned.
  • Provided beneficial advice and knowledge to executives on any HR issues.
  • Assisted in developing and implementing policies to manage employees
  • Managed internal staff communication on HR issues.
  • General administrative duties as required

Key Achievement

  • Completed and presented three major projects:
    • The Training Needs Analysis Project
    • Role description redesign project
    • Competency system assessment


Highest Level

Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology-JKUAT

Activities and Societies

Additional Education

Certificate of Human Resources Professional - Kenya (CHRP-K)

College of Human Resources Management

Activities and Societies


Professional Qualification Training One

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) | Excel and Excel 2019 Expert

External (Obtained at another institution)

Professional Qualification Training Two

Certified HR Metrics & Data Analytics (CHRMA)

External (Obtained at another institution)


  • Volunteer at Kwale School for the Mentally Challenged
  • Outdoor adventures such as hiking
  • Reading
  • Research


  • Swahili
  • English

Contact Information