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.

Digital Marketing Intern

We are seeking to hire a switched on and results-oriented Digital Marketing Intern who will be tasked with digitally 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

As a digital marketer, you’ll need to:

  • manage online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness.
  • create and upload copy and images for the organisation’s website and social media platforms
  • write and dispatch email marketing campaigns
  • provide accurate reports and analysis to clients and company management to demonstrate effective return on investment (ROI)
  • research new online media opportunities that may benefit the business including mobile, social media, development of blogs and forums
  • design website banners and assist with web visuals
  • communicate with clients, affiliate networks and affiliate partners
  • conduct keyword research and web statistics reporting
  • contribute to social media engagement and brand awareness campaigns
  • use web analytics software to monitor the performance of client websites and make recommendations for improvement
  • contribute to company and industry blogs and manage e-communications
  • assist with paid media, including liaising with digital advertising agencies
  • develop and integrate content marketing strategies
  • keep up to date with current digital trends
  • manage the contact database and assist with lead generation activities
  • negotiate with media suppliers to achieve the best price for clients.
  • liaise with product development for scoping of solutions offered to clients as well as the implementation of the approved product

Qualifications

  • 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 9th August 2020. Only emails received on the stated email within the allocated time frame will be considered.

IOT Engineer

We are seeking to hire an experienced and confident IOT engineer who will help us innovate, maintain and improve our company’s sensor products to sustainably grow revenues in line with the company’s objectives.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Mechatronic Engineering
  • 2 years working experience in a similar position
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Organized, ability to plan and coordinate activities
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision, and efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

 

Behavioral competencies

  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Critical thinker and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Strong team-player

 

Skills

  • Javascript programming
  • Python programming
  • C/C++ programming
  • Circuit designing
  • Soldering and assembly
  • Git Mechanical design and fabrication
  • Unix/ Terminal proficiency

 

Job Description:

  • Testing hardware
  • Designing circuits
  • Advising on hardware to buy
  • Writing documentation on the company’s IOT solutions like user manuals
  • Maintaining IOT software stack
  • Assisting in field work
  • Offering technical support to clients
  • Making mechanical designs and fabrications e.g casings
  • Talking with product manufacturers to ensure we get the right items
  • Programming hardware
  • Assisting in creating and managing servers
  • Advising on embedded and fringe hardware
  • Building automation tools
  • Maintaining hardware

 

Reporting to:  Head of Tech

Location: Nairobi

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 30th January 2022. Only emails received on the stated email within the allocated time frame will be considered.