Charles Otieno

Nairobi, Kenya

Cofounder & CEO@marketintell
Charles's Skills
Teamwork
Team Leadership
Research
Public Speaking
Public Awareness Campaigns
Project Management
Project Planning
Negotiation
Networking Marketing
Networking
Mentoring
Marketing Research
Market Analysis
Market Research
International Trade
International Marketing
Entrepreneurship
Employee Engagement
Data Analysis
Customer Relations
Customer Management
Customer Engagement
Corporate Communications
Community Relations
Community Outreach
Community Management
Community Development
Business Strategy
Business Networking
Business Intelligence
Business Analysis
Building Relationships
Analysis
B2B Marketing
Public Relations
Business Development
Open to networking with people holding these skills
Consulting
Community Development
Business Intelligence
Benchmark Analysis
Strategy
Business Development
Public Relations
Background

Age Group

25-35

About Charles

Experienced market intelligence & business analyst keen on developing technical solutions to business problems, and a research officer with experience in reviewing gathered research and analyze various sets of data, to advance an organization’s objectives.

Quote

The loudest in the room are the weakest - Denzel Washington in the american ganster

Work Experience

Project Officer

Business France, Trade and Investment office of the Embassy of France in Kenya

November 2015 - March 2016

Responsible under the managing director for East Africa in securing business opportunities in East Africa on behalf of French companies. Duties Carrying out market intelligence and research and prospection missions to find potential partners and prospective clients in East Africa on behalf of French companies; Identifying local contacts and set up meetings with the East African and as well as Kenyan public & private organizations on behalf of the French companies; Making telephone calls and writing emails, to different organizations as instructed by my superiors; Entering data using the necessary Business France Kenya data entry applications (SICOM) and/or Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook);

Research Officer

Voter Information Network and Education Africa (VINE AFRICA)

March 2016 - Today

Development of research tools. Duties Conducting voter awareness and education campaigns; Monitoring electoral and legislative systems processes and outcomes as an observer through partnering with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission; Training of Field Officers and Research Assistants; Networking with other organizations as well as government agencies such as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

Trainer of Trainers

Kenya National Task Force on Community Policing

April 2015 - July 2015

Educating the public on the importance of Community Policing philosophy. Duties Working in collaboration with the Chief and the Assistant Chief of Eastleigh South in holding of public gatherings; Dividing the community into clusters and coming up with a detailed program of the various meetings to be held (dates, time and venue); Compiling of the exercise reports for the Deputy County Commissioner.

Business Analyst

BlueInventure

May 2016 - March 2017

Responsible for the establishment of the International Business Office by providing market intelligence. Duties Carrying out research on the status of Foreign Direct Investment inflows in Kenya and Africa; Carrying out due diligence / market intelligence and research on the state of the Kenyan and the East African market; Linking foreign investors with the local investors in Kenya and East Africa; Providing advisory roles to the local investors as well as providing expertise on team building.