Upande Ltd. was founded in 2009 to provide IoT(Internet of Things), Web Mapping and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) solutions to the market place for a diverse range of business clients, UN organizations, government and Non-government organizations and the public sector. The Upande team is a rapidly growing closely knit team of experts in GIS, database technology, software development, internet mapping, mechatronics, environmental and social academics. Upande helps organizations achieve high standards of mapping of social, ethical, infrastructural and environmental issues.



We are seeking to hire a switched on and results-oriented Sales & Marketing person who will be tasked with marketing the company’s products to sustainably grow revenues in line with the company’s objectives.


Reporting to:  Head of Products/Sales


Location: Nairobi


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, present and implement integrated marketing plans to deliver the company’s objectives and constantly refine plan based on performance
  • Come up with effective marketing strategies and execute them to completion
  • Actively seeking out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking, and social media
  • Undertake new business development activities to produce results that meet or exceed the agreed business targets
  • Manage relationships with existing and potential clients in order to build and maintain strong and lasting relationships with clients;
  • Carry-out market benchmarking activities to establish competitor product pricing, product offering, and other relevant market intelligence in order to review and ensure company’s products meet customers’ expectations
  • Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needs
  • Administer the booking engines to ensure regular information update and posting of promotions and/or offers information
  • Has knowledge of key social media platforms to effectively use them to promote the company’s brand and products.
  • Organize and participate in corporate events to market the company’s products and promote product awareness
  • Be a key facilitator in developing ideas for marketing and promotional materials including the production of brochures, pens, writing pads among others in order to project the desired image of the company
  • Improve the usability, design, content, and conversion of the company website
  • Manage online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness.
  • Liaise with product development for scoping of solutions offered to clients as well as the implementation of the approved product
  • Continuous monitoring of the various marketing activities to ensure investment is flowing to the most impactful activities



  • A Bachelor’s Degree or  Higher National Diploma in Marketing, Sales
  • At least 1-year experience in sales &/or  Marketing
  • Well versed in developing and executing emails and SMS marketing campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies. understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy, and best practices
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Self – motivated, Confident and outgoing personality
  • Good leadership skills and strategic thinker.
  • A Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent networking and prospecting skills
  • Deep expertise in managing social media “Google AdWords Certified” is an added advantage.
  • Prior experience in marketing technical products


Additional information

Appraisals will be conducted on a quarterly basis strictly focused on set targets


To Apply:

Interested applicants should apply by sending a CV, a motivation letter and supporting documents to recruitment@upande.com not later than 31st May 2019. Only emails received on the stated email within the allocated time frame will be considered.