KEBS Manager - Systems Integration Jobs in Kenya

KEBS Manager - Systems Integration Jobs in Kenya

  • The job holder is responsible for identifying new ICT solutions, modify, enhance or adapt existing
    systems and integrate new features or improvements, all with the aim of improving business efficiency
    and productivity.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Monitor and manage all business application automation activities of the section and checks
    that ICT systems are aligned with business processes, secure, to ensure cost reduction improved turnaround time.

  • Conceptualize ICT strategies, policies and procedures in line with best practice through
    research, analysis and evaluation of new applications technologies and makes recommendations for their deployment.

  • Manage ICT systems project teams in software development/acquisition as per the user
    department specifications and ensure proper system testing and full implementation is done.

  • Plan and monitor target achievements within the section and submit reports to the HOD ICT.

  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance based on the service level agreements and submit
    reports to HOD ICT for decision making.

  • Carry out staff appraisal, personal and professional development, leave management and
    succession planning of staff within the section.

  • Monitor implementation of contracts with external suppliers for the provision of technical support as required.

  • Supervise appropriate deployment, support and maintenance of outsourced software as per the running legal contracts.

  • Participate in development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports

  • Mentor and coach staff

  • Participate in the implementation of the performance management system in the section

  • Participate in departmental meetings

  • Participate in committee meetings as appropriate

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Support head of ICT in the conceptualizing and application of creative, innovative, appropriate,
    reliable and integrated technological solutions that enable KEBS to efficiently and effectively
    fulfil its mandate.

  • Coordinate system upgrades and security backups of hardware and software systems, in line
    with the needs analysis of business applications that support the organizations mandate.

  • Prepare, report and plan for the section and implements annual budgets for the section.

  • Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions for decisions for the section

  • Plans the work of subordinates

  • Assigns work to subordinates

  • Monitors subordinates work

  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates’ performance

    Job Dimensions

    Financial Responsibility

  • Development of budgets.

  • Sectional expenditure approvals.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institutions.

  • Provides oversight for the physical assets assigned to the department.

    Decision Making

  • Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions.

  • Plans the work of subordinates

  • Assigns work to subordinates

  • Monitor subordinates work performance

  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates’ performance

    Working Conditions

  • Works predominantly within the office.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer
    Science/Engineering, Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a
    recognized Institution;

  • Masters’ degree in related field.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • ICT professional certification in either database management, Information security
    management or application development (MCITP, MCTS CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, N+,A+);

  • Project Management

  • Member of a professional body and in good standing,

  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Relevant management systems auditor/assessor.

  • Fulfilment of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya

  • Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work out of which three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

    Need to know

  • System analysis and design

  • User Acceptance Testing

  • Database Implementation and Maintenance

  • Data Storage technologies

  • ACCPAC Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Information security management technologies

  • Windows server administration technologies

  • ISO 9001

  • Xenapp server technologies

  • Testing Laboratories Sample Master Laboratory Information Management System administration

  • Business continuity management


  • Interpersonal skills

  • Time management

  • Communication skills

  • Team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Innovative

  • Critical thinking

  • Organizational skills

    How to Apply

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