IT Manager Jobs in Westlands, Kenya

IT Manager Jobs in Westlands, Kenya

Location:
  • Westlands, Nairobi

    Our client is looking for an IT Manager to join their team.

    Job summary:

    The IT manager’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of the IT department in alignment with the business objectives of the organization.

    The IT manager will plan, coordinate, direct and design IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the IT department’s operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, including telecommunications, servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, peripherals and Office Automation equipment.
  • Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
  • Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
  • Keep current with the latest technologies.
  • Manage financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
  • Approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and
    service provision.
  • Develop requests for proposal.
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer and consultant contracts and service agreements.
  • Practice asset management for IT hardware, software and equipment.
  • Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation and disciplinary actions.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, department heads and end users regarding pertinent IT activities.

    Key Requirements & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous working experience in hospitality
  • Six years of related work experience
  • Relevant management experience
  • Network administration and systems operations
  • Familiarity and understanding of Google Apps
    Proficiency with Pastel

    How to Apply
  • Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 5th April 2019
  • Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH
  • Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; IT Manager Jobs in Westlands, Kenya

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