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About Us

The Kenya Network Information Centre (KENIC) was established through the facilitation of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) and was issued with its license by the authority on 16th December 2015.

KENIC is a company, limited by guarantee, licensed to manage and administer the dot ke Country Code Top-Level Domain (.ke ccTLD) name. This took place after intensive consultations with the Local Internet Community. This public-private partnership was therefore the initial step in facilitating the growth and uptake of the ICT sub-sector in Kenya.

Vision

.KE for every organisation and individual by 2030

Mission

To manage and promote a secure and reliable .KE domain.

Our Value

Passion : Efficiency : Diversity : Excellence : Trust

Unlock your potential at KENIC

Reports to: Marketing Manager KeNIC is a company, limited by guarantee, licensed to manage and administer the dot ke Country Code Top-Level Domain (.Ke ccTLD) name. This took place after intensive consultations with the Local Internet Community. This public-private partnership was therefore the initial step in facilitating the growth and uptake of the Internet in Kenya. In our endeavor on institutional strengthening, KENIC is seeking for dynamic, self-driven and results oriented individual to take up the role of Business Development Officer (BDO). Job purpose The Business Development Officer’s duty is to position the company as an enabler of digital economy by leading in new business development efforts including writing successful proposals for implementation. Support sales and marketing operations and ensure achievement of sales targets, profitability and growth. The Business Development Officer should have excellent writing skills, be solution-oriented and results-driven. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The BDO will focus on identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities with Partners.
  • Achieve sales target for domain registration, domain renewal and membership renewal.
  • Oversee engagement with Registrars and implement initiatives that will grow domain registration, domain renewal and membership renewal.
  • Sales and Marketing team leader.
  • Work with the Account Executive and Customer Care Executive to run sales campaigns, support Registrars and address client needs.
  • Identify new strategic partnerships.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to prepare proposals for partnership opportunities, develop a proposal schedule and own the entire process.
  • Identify new business opportunities in different counties.
  • Create informative presentations; present and deliver information to potential clients at client meetings, industry exhibitions, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Work with institutions of higher learning, Corporates, SMEs to identify partnership opportunities.
  • Research and identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services - or new ways of reaching existing markets.
  • Understand the needs of our customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of action.
  • Provide a work plan for action on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis, in line with overall department goals.
  • Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business.
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to offer advice.
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the Domain Name industry.
  • Manage and disseminate business intelligence and positioning information obtained from networks and other work-related assignments.
  • Manage and retain relationships with existing clients.
  • Assist in preparing marketing budgets.
  • Represent the company in meetings, conferences, etc., and disseminate information regarding the organization
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in B2B strategy development.
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in business development.
  • Ability to manage diverse teams.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to assume responsibilities and take initiative.
  • Good time management skills, especially when facing tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to negotiate.
  • The ability to self-motivate and motivate a team.
  • Professional poise and pleasing personality.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
  • Meet annual partnership-sign off target.
  • Track and grow partnerships
  • Achieve domain registration target.
  • Achieve domain renewal target
  • Grow domain registration numbers through new channels.
  • Achieve the target for membership renewal.
  • Onboard new registrars & resellers
How to Apply: Interested candidates should email their application letter accompanied with a detailed CV in PDF format clearly indicating their current/last and expected salary to the following email address:  recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke Applications should be received on or before close of business on Tuesday 29th September, 2021.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. KENIC is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Download. BDO JOB ADVERT-KENIC

The Subscribers to the MEMART::

Geoffrey Shimanyula

Technology Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK)

Geoffrey Shimanyula is the Commercial Director in the Digital Division at Telkom Kenya, where he joined from Liquid Telecom as the Chief Commercial Officer. He has been in the industry for over two decades and still counting.

Francis Mwaura

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Authority - Vice Chair

Kamundeh Kimathi

Domain Registrars Association of Kenya (DRAKE)

Paul Kariuki Ndungu

Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET)

Paul N. Kariuki is a Director of ICT Centre in the University of Nairobi. He…

Directors:

Isabel Juma

Finance

Isabel is a Certified Public Accountant (K) and an Alumni of the United States International…

Lillian Ngala

Human Resource

Lilian Ngala is a renowned Human Resource professional with considerable contribution in policy formulation, talent…

Rosemary K. Kimwatu

Legal

Rosemary is a Public Policy Manager at Safaricom PLC. She is a lawyer and Advocate…

Meet the Kenic Team

Joel Karubiu.

Joel Karubiu

Joel Karubiu is the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC) and has over 20 years as an innovative and creative solutions provider with an edge in marketing and Business Development. Joel is tasked with ensuring a robust Domain Registry System in Kenya and ensuring the growth of a unique identification of every Kenyan in the online space. In addition, he drives an internet governance and compliance agenda within the community. Joel has been active in building strong brands using integrated marketing methodologies while being a key contributor to strategic business planning and developing long term growth plans. He holds a degree and masters in International Business Administration from United States International University (USIU) as well as diplomas from various institutions. Joel is passionate about youth development in the field of marketing and entrepreneurship and leads talks with student marketers on their career journeys and is a mentor to many, he has also been involved in strategic input to various marketing activities at both private and public organisations.

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Fiona Ongeso

Human Resource Manager

Joseph Marwa

Snr. System Administrator

Hildah Maina

Finance Manager

Perris Onyambu

Marketing Manager

Maureen Fedha

Administrative Assistant

Evans Muleka

Driver

Abigael Omwenga

Office Assistant

Ahmed Landi

System Administrator

Beth Wanjiku Njau

Asst. Systems Administrator

George Gacheru

Accountant

Terry Asena

Team Leader, Marketing and Communications

Vincent Nyagah

Marketing and Communications Executive

Stephen Wafula

Marketing and Communications Executive

Joel Lumumba

Customer care executive

Our Partners

Nairobits

As part of our plan to grow the .ke domains we have partnered with Nairobits.

https://www.nairobits.com/

Watoto Watch

Watoto Watch Network (WWN) is a child-focused non-profit organization that is taking the lead in raising awareness on Child Online Protection by implementing informative and sensitization programs on internet safety.

https://watotowatchnetwork.org/

ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numerical spaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation

https://www.icann.org/

AFTLD

AfTLD (African Top Level Domain) is a non-profit organization composed of registry operators in Africa

http://www.aftld.org/

Communication Authority of Kenya

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulatory authority for the communications sector in Kenya.

https://ca.go.ke/

Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET)

Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya is a not-for-profit membership operator incorporated to support research and education institutions

https://www.kenet.or.ke/

ICTA

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology. The corporation was established in August 2013. The Authority is tasked with rationalising and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions.

http://icta.go.ke/

Huduma Kenya

Huduma Kenya Programme is a Government of Kenya initiative whose aim is to turn around public service delivery by providing efficient and accessible Government services at the convenience of citizens through various integrated service delivery platforms. The Ministry of Public Service Youth and Gender Affairs is implementing the program through the Huduma Kenya Secretariat.

https://www.hudumakenya.go.ke/

Brand Kenya

The Brand Kenya Board is tasked with the responsibility of identifying and refining the key attributes of Kenya, that contribute positively to the image and reputation of the Nation. Our goal is to enhance these characteristics and create an authentic, credible brand for the country that establishes our uniqueness in the global arena. Athletics, culture, tourism, horticulture, development in ICT, telecommunication, education and our heritage can contribute generously towards improving the country's attractiveness to holiday makers, nature conservationists, artists, investors and other nationals who would like to make Kenya their home.

https://brandkenya.go.ke/

KICTANET

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested in information and communications technology (ICT) policy and regulation. It was established in 2003 as part of APC's project on Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA). The network seeks to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT-enabled growth and development.

https://www.kictanet.or.ke/

Eldo Hub

EldoHub is an I.C.T. and entrepreneurship innovation hub located in Uasin Gishu County in the western region of Kenya with the aim of helping to create and grow young tech businesses, and help them survive in their early stage by providing them with the necessary support and also financial and technical services.

https://www.eldohub.co.ke/

Association of Countrywide Innovation Hubs

Countywide Innovation Hubs is an association of hubs located outside Nairobi. Our main objective is to promote activities and programs of the member hubs and Supporting their vision of testing and building impactful sustainable businesses in rural and Second tire towns Of Kenya.

https://countrywidehubs.org/

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KeNIC always strives to offer the best services to its customers / clients and to foster closer relationships with them from wherever they are.

The service charter is a manifestation of our commitment to rendering the best services as well as providing ways of communicating with our clients.

Its a promise to provide high quality and consistent .KE service.

KeNIC Service Charter
KeNIC invites interested and competent firms to participate in the Pre-qualification exercise;    

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