Boresha SACCO ICT Manager Job in Kenya

Boresha SACCO Society Ltd, the leading SACCO in the Rift Valley
region with a nation-wide membership has adopted a new strategy to
strengthen its market leadership and position herself for optimization
of efficiencies and delivery of superior returns to members. 
Part of this strategy is the attraction and retention of the best talent to drive the strategy. 
this end, the Board wishes to recruit a suitably qualified and
experienced individual within the SACCO leadership team and welcome all
applications in the following position:

Job Title: ICT Manager


Job Reference: ICT/2/2016
Reports to: CEO
Job Summary: Responsible for the Chief Executive Officer, the ICT manager will be responsible for providing a strategic direction for the SACCO’s Information Technology Programmes; maintenance and repair of an effective and efficient ICT infrastructure and is a key participant in all organization activities related to the development and installation of systems, player in the design, streamlining, implementation and review of all ICT systems including internet protocol, Social media monitoring, systems audit, access authorization of IS systems.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the ICT of the SACCO through planning and organizing systems for efficient and effective business operations.
  • Monitoring the progress of the design, coordination, installation and commissioning of the various networks and systems
  • Responsible for all the communications and information technology networks.
  • Responsible for relationships with industry Players and Stakeholders in the ICT industry both internal and external, ie hardware and software vendors, service providers, industry regulators, consultants, etc.
  • Responsible for IT Network administration, Disaster Recovery system, Software development, systems support and Customer support.
  • Prepare, review and monitor the ICT Annual Budget and Operating Plan, participate in teh purchase, installation, configuration of ICT platform to ensure integrity, awareness, updtes and security of all ICT resources in line with the Society’s strategic plan.
  • Development of ICT Policy
  • Develop and Communicate disaster mitigation and recovery plans in-case of system failure/malfunction in order to ensure business continuity.
  • Supervises the overall planning and scheduling of ICT projects
  • Establish appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of technical support to all users (both at the head office and branches) that ensures high user productivity and guarantees customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for management, development and security of information and communication systems.
  • Evaluate and/or recommend purchases/disposal of computers, network hardware, peripheral equipment, and software.
  • Develop and conduct various training and instruction for system users on operating systems, relational databases, and other applications.
  • Investigate, recommend and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize network availability and reliability.
  • Participate in National and international conferences to gain knowledge on ICT best practices that the Society could employ.
  • Undertake training needs analysis of ICT staff and users, conduct in-house and organize for external training
  • Supervise and appraise the System, Network Administrator, Information Security Officer and Webmaster.
  • Perform any other special assignments appropriate to the role as may be assigned by the CEO.
Job Specifications & Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.Sc (Computer Science, Information Technology or related field), Higher Diploma/ Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge of Operation of various SACCO software systems
  • Thorough knowledge of Data Base Administration, Software development and Networking techniques [N+], or Linux, CCNA/CISSA and MCSE Certification
  • Knowledge of Project Scheduling and Management.
  • At least 3-5 years relevant experience in the same or related position
Job Specifications
  • Be of exemplary integrity and honesty
  • Must be empathic to Customer needs
  • Have excellent Strategic & financial analysis skills to assist in Monthly preparation of P&L statements
  • Be decisive and possess quick judgment skills
  • Possess excellent business writing skills
  • Be proactive and initiative
  • Possess analytical and critical thinking skills to assist in Reconciliations
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self- motivated and market oriented
  • Be a team player and able to pay attention to details
  • Possess Certificate of Good conduct
How to Apply
candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application
enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of
certificates, National ID, names and contacts of three referees,
testimonials indicating the current remuneration and expected salary by
e-mail to or
quoting the job reference as the subject matter “ICT/2/2016” by 14th
January 2015.
Boresha SACCO is an equal opportunity employer.

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Updated: December 31, 2015 — 4:53 am