Latest Jobs at Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is an independent not-for-profit, self regulatory and self governing organization founded on March 23, 2005 as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the responsibility of managing the ".ngll country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the public interest of Nigeria and global internet community. The Association seeks energetic and self motivated individuals to fill the following vacant positions:
1.Job Title: Head Business Development

Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Business Administration

- Reporting to the COO, the Head, Business Development will be primarily responsible for;
•             coordinating and managing all marketing related functions for the Association including but not limited to
conferences and exhibitions, communications with NiRA publics, focal point for NiRA affiliated, local and
international bodies
•             developing business plans in tandem with the Association's strategic plan and for new market penetration;
•             coordinating the 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, Marketing or related discipline
•             An MBA is desirable
•             At least 5 years experience in a similar role within the ICT industry
•             Proven track record of successfully pitching for new businesses
•             Membership of any relevant professional bodies

2.Job Title: Head, Corporate Services

Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Law

- Reporting to the COO, the Head, Corporate Services will  primarily responsible for;
•             working in liaison with any retained legal services provider to resolve all legal matters involving the Association;
•             ensuring that the Association complies to statutory requirements in line with NiRA's enabling laws;
•             coordinating human resource functions including recruitment and selection, compensation, promotion,
man power planning, performance management and industrial relations;
•             providing guidance on sensitive staff matters, management issues and dispute resolution;
•             acting as Compliance Manager for the Association, ensuring that all complaints and grievances from members
are appropriately dealt with in line with corporate polices.

•             Bachelor of Law. MBA or LLM is an added advantage
•             At least  5 years experience in general administration
•             Preferable experience in ICT industry
•             Membership of any relevant professional bodies such as NBA, CIPM etc

3.Job Title: Head, Finance and Administration

Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting

Administration will be primarily responsible for;
•             ensuring compliance with generally acceptable accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as
reporting in line with IFRS standards;
•             effective management of the Association's internal control system;
•             coordinating the management and disbursement of funds to meet the Association's expenses;
•             working with the board and management team on the development, review and execution of annual financial
plan, budget and targets for the Association;
•             advising the Board of Directors on all financial matters including budget implementation;
•             overseeing the administration functions including but not limited to office purchase, record of assets, office and.
general maintenance, transport, logistics and passages; and
•             preparing and presenting timely management account! financial reports to the Board, COO and management as

•             Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Finance, Accounting or business related discipline
•             ACA or ACCA is mandatory
•             At least 5 years relevant experience in financial management and administration


Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Computer Science

 - Reporting to the President, the COO will be primarily responsible for;
•             Serving as Secretary to the Executive Board of Directors (EBOD) and head of the secretariat of the Association
•             implementing the resolutions of the EBOD and supervising staff of the Secretariat;
•             overseeing the day to day running of the Association's secretariat, interacting with members, government,
board of directors, board of trustees, registrars and affiliated organizations;
•             implementing business objectives of the Association as it affects registrars and other stakeholders;
•             managing financial activities of the Association as approved by the EBOD;
•             overseeing the business development and marketing activities of the Association;
•             working in the development and implementation of the Association's short and long term goals; and
•             ensuring compliance with the laws enabling NiRA.

•             Bachelor degree in COmputer Science or related field; MBA is an added advantage
•             At least 10 years experience in an ICT firm at an executive level
•             Proven record of business development capabilities
•             Good knowledge of lCANN policies and procedures
•             Indepth knowledge of Domain Name System/Industry
•             Membership of any relevant professional bodies

Mode of Application

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

Deadline: 23rd December, 2013

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