Kimisitu Sacco ICT Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kimisitu Sacco ICT Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • ICT Manager will steer all technology functions encompassing ICT infrastructure set-up, systems security, development and implementation of ICT strategic plan and ICT policies, data back up and disaster recovery.

  • He/she will ensure that the society adopts with the latest ICT developments in its operations.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement sound ICT policies, procedures, strategies, and systems

  • Manage the Society ICT assets to support effective implementation of the Society objectives.

  • Advise the CEO on ICT innovations, strategies, and their impact on the Society objectives.

  • Manage all operations of the ICT Department and ensure timely provision of ICT services to all functions of the Society

  • Promote best practice in the development of information systems.

  • Keep abreast of latest technologies that may be of benefit to the Sacco and make requisite recommendations, supported by documentation, costing etc.

  • Execute departmental objectives in line with the Sacco’s strategic plan and aligning the ICT strategy with the strategic plan

  • Assist, co-ordinate all systems implementation including working with ready-made applications and external consultation if need be.

  • Maintain confidentiality and integrity of the society’s information.

  • Ensure that all IT dynamics in use by the organization keep pace with technological innovations and developments.

  • Be in constant consultation with all technology-based service providers.

  • Supervise direct reports work and other administrative matters.

  • Review performance of direct reports.

  • Identify training needs for direct reports.

  • Participate in the recruitment of staff within the department

  • Mentor and coach staff

    Operational Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement short and long-term capacity plans to ensure systems, network and telecommunications infrastructure meets existing and future requirements.

  • Maintaining oversight and custody of the Sacco’s in-house and remote data Centre and all network and related hardware assets.

  • Provide team leadership within the department through professional staff performance management.

  • Ensure availability of a stable and reliable ERP System

  • Prepare ICT department budgets in
    liaison with the other departmental HOD

  • Implement and maintain a robust IT asset management system for all IT hardware and software inventory, network components, life cycle management and related documentation

  • Oversee purchase, installation, configuration and maintenance of user application software, operating system software and internet communication system within the computer network of the society

  • Set up and monitor contracts with external suppliers for the provision of ICT technical support and services

  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.

  • Conduct research and make recommendations on disruptive IT infrastructure innovations and trends such as cloud, mobile and bring your own device (BYOD).

  • Lead the preparation of RFPs, bid proposals and other documentation related to acquisition of network, telecommunications, server, and endpoint infrastructure as well as negotiations with vendors, outsourcers and contractors to secure IT infrastructure products and services.

    Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT, computer science, and/or other related field

  • Minimum 8 years of working experience and at least 4 years in a similar role in terms of scale and complexity

  • A Master’s degree in ICT will be an added advantage.

  • Professional certification in Information Security, Project Management, ICT infrastructure, MCSE, CISCO certification, ITIL certification added advantage

  • Membership with ICT Professional Body e.g. Computer Society of Kenya, ISACA, PMI

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kimisitu Sacco ICT Manager Jobs in Kenya

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