About me

Hey there! I am Stella Ngugi, CEO & Founder of Jobonics, a HR Tech startup based in Nairobi, Kenya. As an HR Generalist, Stella supports both mature and start-up organizations from a wide variety of industries identify and address the HR needs throughout their businesses. With over 5 years of experience, she provides clients with short and long-termHR consulting in various areas including payroll administration, full employee life-cycle support, policy and procedure development,and guidance on emerging trends & best practices. Aside from her HR career, Stella is also well versed & trained in software entrepreneurship, design thinking, graphic design and agile project management. Interested in learning more, keep scrolling!

Previous Employers

Biersdorf East Africa (Nivea)

African Wildlife Foundation



East Africa Breweries Ltd(Diageo)

Sama AI & currently Zamara Group

Professional Training

Stella is professionally trained across different areas with a focus on Human Resources Management, Leadership & Software Entrepreneurship. She also continuously keeps learning through short term online & offline courses. She is also a Young African Leaders Initiative 2015 Fellow (Business & Entrepreneurship Track) and Social Entrepreneurship Mini-Accelerator 2015 Fellow. ​​​

Certificate in Management & Leadership

African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative / Mar 2019-Mar 2020

Certificate in Software Entrepreneurship

Meltwater Entrepreneurship School of Technology, Accra Gh / Aug 2016-Aug 2017

Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management

College of Human Resource Management Kenya, Nairobi / Jul 2015-Jul 2016.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management

Moi University, Eldoret, / Aug 2010-Aug 2014

I Love What I Do

I'm also involved in various community-driven initiatives in Kenya & Africa and am speaker & blogger on various emerging topics.

Talent Management


HR Generalist

HR services covering end to end employee lifecycle including HRIS, payroll & benefits processing, hiring, branding, onboarding, training, engagement, exits, HR content publishing etc


HR Policies & procedures

What you need to set up efficient HR procedures including templates, forms, checklists, best practices, guides, tools, process maps & outlines,policies etc


Future of Work

A unique perspective into the future of work by combining HR, tech & business concepts to develop solutions that put you at the top of innovation.



Graphic Design

Design of marketing & event materials including cards, flyers, posters, social media posters, resumes, etc


Human Centred Design

How to create meaningful employee & customer experiences using design thinking tools, business modelling, agile project management, digital transformation, UI/UX etc


Product Design

Design & develop tech products like apps & websites that look and feel good through UI/UX tools.

I'm Available For Hire

I'm here to help businesses reach their full potential by focusing on their core contributors-Its people. I have a variety of HR Services and can support all types of organisations that are looking to either outsource their HR service requirements, require assistance in specific HR projects, or just ad hoc support and guidance. I’m committed to helping companies and startups create winning processes, cultures and top-performing teams. I take pride in providing value-adding advisory and support services to my clients and strive to serve as a catalyst for continuous improvement. Contact me for a detailed copy of my resume or bio for an in-depth look at my training, qualifications and experience. You can explore some of my opinions through my blog below. I also provide career coaching for young professionals and graduates.

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I’ve lost my job, now what?- How to land on your feet

Across the world, millions of people have been rendered unemployed because of the economic downturn from the COVID 19 pandemic.

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The 4Bs for the workplace of the future

They say the only constant thing is change. And sometimes in a year like this, change comes like a big wave carrying along with it all boats.

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Why Africa can’t fully jump on the remote bandwagon just yet

With cities on total lockdown all over the world because of CoronaVirus, it’s no surprise that after months of working from home to reduce the rate of infections, companies like

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10 things you can do while still job searching

Looking for a job can be a tedious and time-consuming task. Especially for active job seekers or those who’ve lost their jobs abruptly. As recruiters, we meet people who have been searching for jobs for a month to even years.

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The series of founder’s dilemmas as shown in Startup Ssn 2(Tv Series)

I started watching Startup after a recommendation from a friend. Having watched Silicon Valley earlier this year, I blindly assumed the two series would be largely similar in terms of concept.

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How to reduce your chances of failure in startups with 3 Key Design Thinking & Lean Startup Methods

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the beach on Christmas Day. Having grown up by the Coast, i have always loved the ocean.

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