KCA University ICT Director Jobs in Kenya

KCA University ICT Director Jobs in Kenya

  • The job holder will be responsible for formulation and implementation of the University’s ICT Strategy, development of information technology and Communication systems, and management of ICT Security.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and technical direction to the department through developing a culture of service excellence in attaining the institution’s business objectives, standards of excellence and quality outcomes.

  • Provide overall leadership and oversight for the design and delivery of ICT services that support research, teaching, and the student experience.

  • Provide leadership in the development of digital initiatives as outlined in the digital transformation pillar of the university’s strategic plan.

  • Through management and leadership of the department, ensure all academic information resources available to staff and students remain accessible fit for purpose.

  • Provide advice and guidance on how technology can contribute to, and enhance learning outcomes and research development in the University.

  • Continuously analyze business requirements across the University to determine improvement areas with respect to processes, technology adoption and competitive advantage.

  • Manage and provide oversight in the development and implementation of an ICT policy that ensures compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

  • Provide advice and guidance at an institutional level on the benefits and opportunities new and emerging technologies can offer the University

  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on new and emerging technology developments.

  • Lead the university in change management programmes, engaging, influencing and managing stakeholder expectations

  • Lead and develop staff within the ICT department to achieve their potential.

  • Represent the ICT department in the University Management Board.

  • In liaison with the Legal Counsel unit, ensure compliance with Data Protection Act

  • Actively lead strategic and operational risk
    within ICT Services. Develop risk management framework and mitigation solutions to ensure data integrity and smooth operations..

  • Ensure the University’s information security is fit for purpose.

  • Prepare and execute medium plan and annual budget for the ICT department;

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s)

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants should have a PhD in Computer Science or Information Systems or related fields from a recognized institution. Those with a Masters degree in the same area will also be considered.

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or any other relevant field.

  • Professional Certifications: MCSE, CCNP, CERT, CISA, CISM, or any other relevant certifications.

  • 8 years’ experience with at least 5 years’ experience at a management level.

    Other Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of Network Resource Sharing and Security, Server, Firewall, Active Directory and Proxy Configurations.

  • Good systems analytical and forensic skills.

  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Windows Server.

  • Knowledge of relevant professional standards.

  • Understand the Regulations that apply to installations, repairs and maintenance of ICT systems and appliances in Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KCA University ICT Director Jobs in Kenya

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