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  • Job Opportunities at Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

  • Posted on: 24 February, 2015 Deadline: 10 March, 2015
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  • Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is an independent not-for-peofit, self regulatory and self governing organization founded on March 23, 2005 as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the responsibility of managing the C4.ngt> country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the public interest of Nigerians and global internet communi~. The Association seeks energetic and self motivated personnel to fin the following vacant positions:



    - Reporting to the COO, the Head, Technical Services will be primarily responsible for Managing all information, communication and technology functions/infrastructure for the association
    - networks and networking equipment, business applications and ancillary software, hardware, databases, web services and other ICT systems in line with NIRA commitment to Registrars, Registrants and technical partners

    •     Coordinating network design, installation and maintenance
    •     Leads and coordinates activities of Technical Services department
    •     Ability to work with minimal supervision
    •     Developing and implementing technical services policies and procedures
    •     Providing expertise and support to the organization as regards technology infrastructure, technology repairs and technical support for registrars and registrants
    •     Creating and executing procedures that will result in the continual improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of technical services operations
    •     Training and mentoring the technical team
    •     Directing, evaluating and overseeing the technical team in terms of performance and responsibilities in achieving results as it relates to technical services
    •     Ensuring the association is aligned to global technology standards, particularly ICANN policies and controls


    •     Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field
    •     A Master's degree in a related field will be desirable
    •     Cisco Certified Network Administrator certification or member of any other relevant ICT professional bodies is all advantage
    •     Must have at least 5 years of experience as a database administrator and a system administrator
    •     Experience with Unix Operating system is an advantage
    •     Experience with PostgreSQL is an added advantage
    •     Good communication and negotiation skills
    •     Able to work effectivelv within a team
    •     At least 10 years' experience within the ICT environment

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    - Reporting to the COO, the Head, Business Development will be primarily responsible for:

    •     Coordinating and managing alJ marketing related functions for the Association
    •     Developing business plans in tandem with the Association's strategic plan and for new market penetration;
    •     Coordinating [he business development team to pursue increased revenue for the achievement of association's
    • financial/business growth objectives;
    •     Ensuring adequate management and maintenance of customer (Registrars) relationship;
    •     LIaising with prospective clients to secure business deals and
    •     Identifying, evaluating, exploring and recommending business deals, options or investment for business growth


    •     Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related discipline
    •     An MBA is desirable
    •     At least 8 years' experience in a similar tole within the ICT industry of which 5 years at managerial level
    •     Proven track record of successfully pitching for new businesses
    •     Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
    •     Ability ro work with minimal supervision
    •     Membership of any relevant professional bodies

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae to and indicate position applied for as a subject of the email not later than 2 weeks from the date of this publication.

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