Sacco CEO and ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

One of our leading SACCOs in Kisii County has retained us to recruit & fill the following positions;

Chief Executive Officer  

Key Responsibilities

The Chief Executive Officer shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the operation and administration of the Sacco society on a day-to-day basis while paying attention to:-

  • The implementation and adherence to the policies, procedures and standards
  • Systems that have been established to facilitate efficient operations and communication
  • The planning process that has been developed to facilitate achievement of targets and objectives
  • All staff matters, particularly human resource development and training
  • Adherence to the established code of conduct
  • The act, these regulations, rules, by laws and any other applicable laws
The chief executive shall ensure that the Board of directors are frequently and adequately appraised about the operations of the Sacco society through presentation of relevant Board papers, which shall cover, but not limited to the following areas:
  • Financial statements (monthly, quarterly and annual); showing current compared with past period actual performance, the budget compared with the actual and with explanations for any variances
  • Capital structure and adequacy
  • Delinquent loan list, and in particular growth in loans, loan losses, recoveries and provisioning
  • Statement of comprehensive income (monthly, quarterly and annual) comparison with budgeted against actual
  • Sources and distribution on profile of savings and deposits
  • All insider dealings and non-performing insider loans
  • Reports on violation of the Act, these regulations and any other applicable law, and remedial actions taken to comply
  • Large risk exposures, investment portfolio, any regulatory reports, and internal reports and any other relevant areas to the Sacco society’s operations
  • A minimum qualification of University degree in B.COM, BBA, BA, with good understanding of financial matters
  • Over five (5) years experience in a busy institution and in high position.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills, communication, interpersonal, networking analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to work within timelines and proven track record of achievement
  • Must be computer literate
ICT Officer

The ICT Technical Officer’s role is to provide lead technical support for the sacco’s ICT infrastructure. The role provides day to day management of the physical and WAN, IT security, the Sacco network and acts as technical lead in new IT projects and scripting.

Key Duties
  • To assist the ICT Manager in the day-to-day activities of the Sacco ICT department during core hours, and react quickly and efficiently to ICT issues as they arise;
  • Manage and maintain the servers (both hardware and OS) and applications
  • Provide 3rd line ICT support for all elements of the ICT Infrastructure including network, server and workstations. Research, install and commission new ICT equipment and software;
  • Provide basic assistance for staff with technical problems concerning their own computers;
  • Create and maintain scripts to enter new staff/staff into various core applications, databases and services;
  • Identify need and timing for installing updated software (operating systems and applications);
  • Assist with network/domain security – including keeping current with threats,etc.;
  • Maintain and enforce ICT policies (group, hardware, software etc) in conjunction with the ICT Manager.
  • Manage, maintain/upgrade and utilise the application packaging implementation;
  • Install, configure and manage/monitor/upgrade wireless and wired network infrastructure;
  • Operate as focal point/channel for all ICT enquiries and technical matters providing advice and guidance as appropriate. Specifically keeping current with all available technologies to enhance the teaching and research activities within the Sacco;
  • Provide basic training in local facilities and services; prepare documentation for new technologies deployed / detail local aspects;
  • Engage in relevant training and self-improvement;
  • Undertake any other appropriate tasks as may be assigned by the ICT Manager;
  • Identify equipment needs and select suitable products under the ICT Manager’s authorisation;
  • To provide support and cover when other ICT staff are unavailable.
  • Require working knowledge of networking principles and of both wired and wireless networks and experience of troubleshooting network problems;
  • Require good working experience with multiple operating systems;
  • Ambitious – someone who wants to develop knowledge and work towards greater responsibility;
  • Willingness to work unusual or extended hours on occasion in cases of operational necessity;
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and priorities.
Education qualifications
  • Diploma in ICT related fields specialised in technical option
  • Degree in ICT related fields specialised in technical option (added advantage)
  • Certification in any technical qualification
  • At least two (2) years experience in a busy ICT environment with an indepth exposure in computer hardware, software and programming
  • Above 25 years of age
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
Applications should include the following:
  • Letter of Application (indicate position applied for) and expected salary
  • Current CV, with names, contact information (telephone and e-mail address) and three references
  • Copies of Certificates/transcripts and testimonials
Candidates from the Kisii County are encouraged to apply

Applications should be sent to
on or before 16th November 2012

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