Head of IT Job Vacancies in Kenya

Head of IT Job Vacancies in Kenya

Our client is an International Bank in the East Africa region.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their office:


  • Preparing the budget for the department to ensure allocation of resources to guide the department’s operations and support achievement of strategy
  • Monitoring compliance with the set IT policies and procedures to ensure gaps are identified and addressed in a timely manner
  • Managing the development of talent in the department to ensure the availability of competencies required to deliver quality service
  • Implementing the Information Security policies and procedures to enhance integrity and security of data
  • Handling hardware services across the bank to ensure users are fully capacitated to provide quality service to clients
  • Ensuring data integrity by coordinating the administration of datacentre services
  • Developing policies and procedures to guide the activities in the IT department and enhance compliance to regulation and standardization of services
  • Monitoring the delivery of service by the department against agreed SLAs to ensure performance gaps are addressed in a timely manner to better support the business
  • Managing relationships with information technology vendors to ensure they comply with the
  • Service Level Agreement and provide quality and timely service
  • Collaborating with business teams to analyses business requirements with a view to providing adequate hardware and supporting software solutions
  • Implementing
    effective IT Disaster Recovery Plans and ensuring alignment with overall Business Continuity Management plan
  • Coordinating the maintenance of network services for minimal disruption to business operations
  • Executing change management strategies that enhance the uptake of internal applications to support the achievement of business objectives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, computer engineering, information systems or any other relevant degree
  • Relevant master’s degree from a recognized institution
  • Relevant professional qualifications in IT
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in managing IT at an organization of similar and complexity, four (4) of which must be at a senior management
  • Experience in the banking sector is preferable

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY” by Monday 31st December 2018 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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