Kenya Maritime Authority ICT Manager Job in Mombasa

Kenya Maritime Authority is a State Corporation whose mandate is to regulate, coordinate and oversee maritime affairs guided by the Kenya Maritime Act, No. 5 of 2006 and the Merchant Shipping Act 2009. 
The Authority wishes to invite suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Information Communication and Technology Manager

(KMAG 3)
 
Department: Corporate Support Services
 
Section: Information Communication and Technology
 
Reports To: Head of Corporate Support Services
 

 

Supervision: 
  • ICT Officer
  • ICT Assistant
Location / Region: KMA Head Office, Mombasa
 
Purpose: The position is responsible for planning, administering and reviewing the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunications systems within the Authority.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Developing the ICT policy and strategy;
  • Identifying, recommending and implementing new ICT projects;
  • Overseeing hardware maintenance, trouble shooting and user support maintenance;
  • Coordinating the design, development and implementation of computer disaster recovery procedures to minimize on loss of data/or systems; and ;
  • Preparing ICT budgets and control
  • Planning and coordinating IT activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, and implementation of Internet and intranet sites;
  • Carrying out technical evaluation of ICT related procurement
  • Representing the authority in ICT deliberated with stakeholders and Government.
Person Specifications:
 
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in an ICT related field
  • Formal training in business management and ICT project management
Professional Qualifications
  • ICT professional certification in either systems engineering, I.T security, database management, Network Engineering or application development
Experience
  • 8 years’ experience in an IT automated environment with at least 2 years least two years of management and leadership experience
Skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Team player and strong leadership and organization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
How to Apply

Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send their application letters with their detailed CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact, indicating the post applied for in the application letter and on the envelop to:


The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104,
Mombasa.

Or drop the application at the Kenya Maritime Authority, White House, 2nd Floor, Moi Avenue, near Dock yard, Mombasa.

Closing date for applications is 29th February 2016.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Updated: February 10, 2016 — 3:36 am