Jambojet Jobs in Kenya - Head of Information Systems Vacancies

Jambojet Jobs in Kenya - Head of Information Systems Vacancies

Job Title:
  • Head of Information Systems
  • Embakasi, Nairobi
    Reports to:
  • Accountable Manager

    Role Purpose

    To lead internal stakeholders through the successful implementation of information systems projects throughout all functions of the airline, in pursuit of efficiency; from inception to delivery to optimization.

    To develop innovative IS systems, standards, policies and procedures and ensure appropriate integration across the organization

    To lead the development and implementation of company-wide (a) Systems Continuity Plans (SCPs) and (b) Systems Security Strategy.

    Key Account-abilities/Responsibilities

  • Work very closely with internal customers to perform business process analysis so as to create documentation of processes and provide IS solutions for workflow optimization
  • Develop and continuously update full scale project plans and associated communication plans in order to track project delivery for all Information Systems
  • Manage the deployment of a structured change management approach and methodology for the people side change caused by business systems implementation efforts, in order to ensure smooth uptake of business systems by User departments
  • Be accountable for the availability and accuracy of the Commercial, RM, Finance and Payment Systems
  • Lead and champion the support of existing systems at Airports where Jambojet operates.
  • Work closely with Kenya Airports Authority and other airport authorities to ensure that systems automation requirements are catered for, and integration requirements between airport authority systems and Jambojet systems are successfully addressed, to ensure optimal passenger handling
  • Ensure all outsourced support is delivered within the service level expectations and agreements.
  • Work closely with the Web / E-Commerce teams to ensure high availability and reliability of Web and E-commerce Systems
  • Development, Implementation and Maintenance of ICT Security Strategy, Policy and Procedures
  • Design,
    review and update, as required, effective and efficient IT infrastructure and hardware
  • Develop and Manage the Communications & Networks Strategy for the Airline.

    Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Graduate in IT or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience of the ITIL framework to practitioner level or equivalent
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • MCSE, DBA, Unix ACE, HP EVA, NetApp-on-tap
  • Good Oracle Database administration knowledge and skill
  • Unix / Linus Administration working knowledge and skill
  • Networking Skills
  • Basic hardware knowledge
  • 5 + years’ experience in business systems implementation and IT project management
  • Demonstrated experience in business analysis and requirements identification.
  • Good knowledge of current IT standards for operating systems, databases, internet and infrastructure.
  • Good knowledge of budget and financial management an added advantage
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Good communication and influencing skills;
  • Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams
  • Supervisory skills with ability to guide, mentor and coach
  • Absolute and unquestioned integrity, confidentiality and respect.
  • Results driven: Positive, energetic self-starter with a high level of personal drive and resilience

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the above requirements kindly forward applications to vacancies@jambojet.com for consideration, by 4th March 2019.
  • Kindly site Ref. VAC03/02/19 as the email subject header.

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