Head of Information Technology Jobs in Kenya
Head of Information Technology Jobs in Kenya
Our client is one of the leading manufacturing firms in existence for over 20 years.
They seek to hire a competent IT professional to handle the EA African region and be responsible for evaluating, planning & configuring, implementing, controlling, monitoring and maintaining secure computer environments.
He will also be responsible for all internet facing services, to telephony edge-based services to support smooth business operations at all times across the region. Nairobi
Responsible for the exploration of innovative tools and strategies to deliver IT solutions that are aligned to the company’s technical architecture, business plans and long-term strategy.
Ensure development and execution of SAP and business process best practices across the organization
Develops processes, procedures and oversees the installation for upgrades, configurations and patches for the enterprise SAP system, subsystems in supporting hardware products.
Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.
Directly responsible for technical project deliverables; may lead projects including developing high-level project plans, assigning tasks and facilitating team processes to achieve set project objectives.
Ensures the performance and reliability of SAP systems.
Defines procedures for user access servers, files, and databases.
Plans and manage new hardware and software releases and assesses risk of implemented changes before performing them.
Monitors and maintains a comprehensive set of performance metrics for all system features; maintains history reports, identifies and addresses recurring problems.
Develop online help and update systems support help scripts.
Administration of Internet facing services (HTTP, FTP, SSL, SOAP, XML/API, SMTP, DNS, TLS, Web Services, etc.)
Develop procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
Act as an escalation point for internal support departments by providing technical assistance through responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions about software, hardware, systems and infrastructure.
Drive programmes to enhance IT capacity to drive business excellence.
Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for the company to take advantage of new technology.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or a related field.
ITIL Foundation Certification & CISCO & Project Management Certification
MUST have at least 10 years working experience in a dynamic and innovative environment with not less than 5 years at a leadership level as a HoD or immediate Deputy,
MUST have prior experience in the manufacturing industry
5 years hands-on on SAP R 3 experience with start to end full cycle SAP R3 implementation experience with leading role in MM module and good knowledge of all modules – FICO, MM, PP and SD modules with a commerce background.
Experience in implementing and managing BI (Business Intelligence) software.
Experience in handling Cloud Applications, Routers, IoT and networking, AWS Management & demonstrated proficiency in G-Suit Management.
Experience in developing reports using Crystal reports, ABAP, Visual Basic, MS Access, Crystal reports etc.
Experience in various OS platforms, computer languages and databases, should be able to query databases and create custom query templates for SAP.
Knowledge of key business processes and ability to deploy competitive IT strategies related to drive business excellence.
Ability to handle any kind of business productivity enhancement software from scratch.
Ability to: Plan, organize and document system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with policies /procedure
Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing, effectively at all levels.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 18th December, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Head of Information Technology Jobs in Kenya
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