Manufacturing Industry Chief Technology Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Manufacturing Industry Chief Technology Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


Our client is in the manufacturing Industry.

The seek to hire a well experienced Chief Technology Officer who will be tasked with evaluating, planning, and configuring, implementing, controlling, monitoring and maintaining secure computer environments, including all internet facing services, to telephony edge-based services to support smooth business operations at all times.

Location:

  • Nairobi

    Reporting:

  • To the CFO

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the exploration of innovative tools and strategies to deliver IT solutions that are aligned to the company’s technical architecture, business plans and long-term strategy.
  • Ensure development and execution of SAP and business process best practices across the organization.
  • Develops processes, procedures and oversees the installation for upgrades, configurations and patches for the enterprise SAP system, subsystems in supporting hardware products.
  • Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.
  • Directly responsible for technical project deliverables; may lead projects including developing high-level project plans, assigning tasks and facilitating team processes to achieve set project objectives.
  • Ensures the performance and reliability of SAP systems.
  • Defines procedures for user access servers, files, and databases. Plans and manage new hardware and software releases and assesses risk of implemented changes before performing them.
  • Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability acquired.
  • Monitors and maintains a comprehensive set of performance metrics for all system features; maintains history reports, identifies and addresses reoccurring problems.
  • Develop online help and update systems support help scripts.
  • Ensure that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly documented and maintained.
  • Administration of Internet facing services (HTTP, FTP, SSL, SOAP, XML/API, SMTP, DNS, TLS, Web Services, etc.)
  • Prepare and maintain systems, infrastructure, procedural and process documentation.
  • Develop procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications
  • Act as an escalation point for internal support departments by providing technical assistance through responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions about software, hardware, systems and infrastructure.
  • Drive programmes to enhance IT capacity to drive business excellence.
  • Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for the company to take advantage of new technology.
  • Researches and evaluates emerging SAP technologies.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or a related field.
  • ITIL Foundation, PMP, CISCO Certifications
    10 years working experience in a dynamic and innovative
    environment with not less than 5 years at a leadership level as a HoD or immediate Deputy,
  • 5 years hands-on on SAP R 3 experience with start to end full cycle SAP R3 implementation experience with leading role in MM module and good knowledge of all modules – FICO, MM, PP and SD modules with a commerce background.
  • Prior experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Experience in implementing and managing BI (Business Intelligence) software.
  • Experience in handling Cloud Applications, Routers, IoT and networking, AWS Management & demonstrated proficiency in G-Suit Management.
  • Experience in developing reports using Crystal reports, ABAP, Visual Basic, MS Access, Crystal reports etc.
  • Experience in various OS platforms, computer languages and databases, should be able to query databases and create custom query templates for SAP.
  • Ability to use and support iOS databases and Applications
  • Experience in troubleshooting solutions and perform root cause analysis, collecting and reading logs to reduce speed to resolution
  • In-depth knowledge in information systems and ability to identify, apply, and implement best practices.
  • Knowledge of key business processes and ability to deploy competitive IT strategies related to drive business excellence.

    Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to handle any kind of business productivity enhancement software from scratch.
  • Ability to: Plan, organize and document system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with policies/procedure
  • Good analytical ability and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing, effectively at all levels.
  • Project Management
  • Problem-solving skills with a knack for technical innovation
  • Ability to solve complex problems by applying best practices.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in a multicultural environment Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Customer Focus and Drive for Results
  • Ethics & Values

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: [email protected] with Chief Technology Officer – Manufacturing on the Subject line
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 29th December 2018


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