Copia Global Information Systems / Technology Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Copia Global
Information Systems / Technology Manager
Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Description

Copia Global (“the Company”) is a for-profit, consumer goods catalog order and delivery service for the peri-urban and rural populations of the developing world. 

Just as the Sears catalog revolutionized life in the pioneer days of the United States and Amazon revolutionized life in the internet age, the Company is applying many of the same marketing and distribution concepts to increase access for rural and peri-urban populations. 

With $5T of annual income, the peri-urban and rural populations of the developing world represent a huge untapped market opportunity. 

These populations remain underserved with no affordable access to basic necessities.  
Copia Global, using mobile communication technology and the internet, will open up distribution to these hundreds of millions of the world’s population, enhancing their lives while creating a world class operation.

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Information Systems/Technology Manager

After running a successful pilot proving demand, Copia Global seeks a talented, individual to join the team and help build and manage the company’s Information Systems infrastructure.

This position requires excellent communication, planning and organizational skills as well as knowledge and experience with ERP systems configuration and management. 
It is essential you are results driven and can work in an unstructured environment. 
You should be a technology expert but also have the ability to understand business operations/needs.


You report to the CEO of Copia Kenya and will be responsible for building and managing all aspects of the Company’s Technology infrastructure.
Specifically, the Information System/Technology manager will be responsible for cost efficiently doing the following:
  • Creating the Information system architecture to support all of the businesses operations
  • Work with contracted team to build the Information System
  • Manage the contracted team in supporting and improving the Information System
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with evidence of good performance
  • Highly analytical, quick learner and adaptive
  • Driven by intellectual challenge and fast pace
  • Information system management and software development experience required
  • Experience working with ERP systems preferred
  • Experience working in Kenya preferred
This is an opportunity to work with a seasoned group of entrepreneurs and investors to be part of the early stage team of a company with enormous potential.


Compensation will be awarded in the form of a base salary and equity dependent on experience plus a bonus dependent on performance.

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter (in the form of a detailed email) explaining your interest in the position along with your resume to Crispin Murira at

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Updated: August 27, 2013 — 8:04 pm