EAPCC Head of ICT Job in Athi River Kenya

Be part of the transformation and join a leading manufacturing company

East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement
manufacturer, situated in Athi River about 30km from Nairobi, and
pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. 

Having
started as trading company importing cement, it has grown over the
years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per annum.
The cement manufactured by East African Portland Cement Company,
is sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement and has been
instrumental in the regions social-economic development as virtually all
spheres of development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle
Cement.
The company has undergone turbulence in recent times and now
intends to implement a restructuring program designed to transform its
operations. 
As part of this program the Company is seeking to fill the following positions:

Head of ICT

Ref:
EAPCC/ICT /01/07/2012

Reporting to the Managing Director the Head of ICT will be responsible
for providing strategic leadership in the design, development and
maintenance of information and communication systems so as to meet EAPCC
business objectives.


Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Develop and implement on effective ICT strategy that supports the corporate strategy maximize service delivery and fully exploits technology.
  • Manage and coordinate ICT functions across the operations and provides
    strategic leadership and guidance on ICT matters including enforcing
    best practices in ICT standards.
  • Leads and coordinates the ICT Team in design, development implementation, operating and support of integrated ICT infrastructure.
  • Innovatively avail business solutions that ensure availability of accurate, reliable and affordable information and communications services.
  • Develop and enforce of ICT policies and standards.
  • Develop ICT budgets, monitor and control departmental expenditure to ensure spending within budget
  • Liaise with ICT vendors for continuity of quality service delivery.
  • Monitor ICT staff performance, identify their strength and weakness and recommends appropriate training to develop and optimize individual talents.
We would like to discuss this position with interested but qualified candidates who satisfy the following minimum qualifications;
  • University Degree in Information Technology
  • Diploma in systems design
  • Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in a busy ICT department preferably in manufacturing company 3 of which should be in senior management position.
  • Experience in information system implementation preferably in major ERP
  • Strong human relations and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Unquestionable character and integrity.
  • Good team player, self motivated, creative, innovative and focused.
If you believe you fit any of the required profiles, please send your
application with a CV containing details of your qualifications,
experience, present position, current remuneration as well as copies of
academic/professional certificates and full contact details of three (3)
professional references to:

The Managing Director,
East African Portland Cement Company Ltd.
P.O Box 20 code 00204
Athi River

To be received not later than 24th July, 2012 at 12.00 pm.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.


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