KITOS is Kenya’s IT and outsourcing Services Limited – a company limited by guarantee under Kenya. KITOS act as the catalyst for the growth of the IT & Outsourcing Services sector in Kenya by facilitation of trade and business, encouragement and advancement of research and innovation, propagation of education and employment thereby enabling the growth of the Kenyan economy.
Current and Potential Members are encouraged to review our guidelines enumerated here;
All members of KITOS are bound to conform to the Code of Conduct of the Company, as under:
We will participate in KITOS activities aimed at enhancing the quality of services provided in our industry, including working towards certification, appraisal and independent review of our operations.
Locally Owned & Registered Company / Partnership that has been in operation for 0-2years and has less than 5 permanent employees
Locally Owned Limited Liability Company/ Partnership that has been in operation for 3-10 years and has less than 20 permanent employees.
Established locally owned ITES Company / Partnership that has been in operation for more than 20 years with over 21 employees.
4. LOCAL ASSOCIATE:
Non-ITES Company who shares the commitment to support the advancement of the ITeS sector, Academia, Local Private Equity Funds, IT Hardware Vendors, Local Trade Associations, Government Agencies & Institutions.
5. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATE:
Multi-National Companies with headquarters outside Kenya, International Organizations and Companies, International Institutions & Associations.
6. Patron Member
Global Funds, Founder Member Status, supports KITOS’ mission and are committed to the principles of performance improvement, provides in kind contribution.
7. IN KIND PARTNER:
MoU Partners delivering Strategic Development Support to KITOS.
We charge an annual subscription fee, as detailed hereunder;
The fees are based on on the membership categories listed in the table below.
The annual subscription fees of new members joining after September in any year will be reduced to half the annual fees and those joining later than December in any financial year will be provided membership on complimentary basis for the financial year under reference, subject to their paying the necessary application and subscription charges for the subsequent year in advance.
All membership dues are payable in advance for a financial year (Jan-Dec) in full and become due on the first of April each year and are payable before the end of May that year.
REVISION OF FEES
The KITOS board reserves the right to revise the fee structure. Such revision is not effected more than once in a 12-month period. In all other cases, approval of the Association in a General Body meeting is required.
If an applicant meets the eligibility criteria, they may apply for membership by sending the following to the KITOS Administrator: