Development Pathways Limited Senior Systems Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Development Pathways Limited Senior Systems Analyst Jobs in Kenya


Purpose

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and implementation of management information systems for public services in projects undertaken by Development Pathways, leading teams of software developers and engineers, providing advice on IT and MISs to governments and development organisations, and contributing to cutting-edge technology development.

  • A core component of the project-related work will be for the Senior Systems Analyst to translate the high-level requirements of system design into detailed system requirements including process maps, case diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams and data flow diagrams, document system interfaces and develop data models.

    Responsibilities

  • The Senior Systems Analyst have the following roles and responsibilities.

  • Provide technical leadership and quality control over the development and implementation of management information systems designed and implemented by Pathways;

  • Within projects, translate high level functional and technical requirements for management information systems into detailed designs including process maps, case diagrams and data flow diagrams; and, produce wireframes, user interface specifications and visual prototypes that ensure a high-quality user experience.

  • This will require delivering high-level documentation on the requirements and design of systems while effectively communicating with development teams.

  • Lead the development and implementation of MIS projects undertaken by Pathways, overseeing the performance and delivery of internal IT specialists and external consultants.

  • Advise governments and development agencies on IT and MIS development across public services.

  • Identify business opportunities for Pathways and contribute technical inputs to bids that are led by our Business Development team.

  • Responsible for ensuring stakeholders are aligned with and aware of the strategy, vision, capability and constraints of the Social Protection MIS platform and operating model;

  • Manage and mentor software developers and system analysts in Pathways and build their technical skills in systems analysis and design;

  • Undertake research on the latest frameworks for IT development and develop innovative products that can be implemented by Pathways;

  • Support Pathways’ communications strategy on MIS development, including contributing papers, blogs and content for our website
    Undertake training on MIS development and delivery.

    Person Specification

    The Senior Systems Analyst must have the following qualifications, skills and competencies:

    Essential

  • A degree in Computer
    Science, Information Technology, Information Science or related degree. A Master’s Degree in Computer-related field is preferable;

  • Strong documentation skills with capacity to write quality MIS proposals, System Specifications and publish articles on Social Protection Programme Operations and MIS;

  • A minimum of 10 years of technology experience working in ICT industry with at least 5 years’ hands-on expertise managing projects with strong Social Protection component;

  • 5 years of experience in user interface and user experience design as well as experience with relevant tools, such as Adobe Experience Design, Macaw, Axure RP, and Balsamiq.

  • Strong experience in conducting business process reviews, functional gaps and overlaps in the programs, particularly for integrated programs;

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;

  • Effective communication, negotiation and relationship-building skills;

  • Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, and enterprise software applications;

  • Technical experience with systems networking, databases, Web development, and user support;

  • Sound knowledge of MISs or other relevant information systems; and

  • Fluent in English.

    Desirable

  • International work experience in developing countries conducting similar work is an advantage; and

  • Proficiency in French, Portuguese and/or Spanish.

    Equality Statement

  • Equality and diversity are at the core of Development Pathways’ values.

  • In the selection of our staff, we are committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and are inclusive of persons with disabilities: well-qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Our staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

    How to Apply

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