ARM Cement ICT Manager Job in Kenya

Vacancy: ICT Manager
ARM Cement Ltd, (formerly Athi River Mining), was founded in 1974 and has grown to become one of East Africa’s largest cement manufacturer under the Rhino Cement brand, with a regional market share of around 15%. 
ARM Cement is publicly listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange and a frontrunner in East African manufacturing, with cement plants in Athi River, Kaloleni, Kigali, Daresalaam, and Tanga. 
The Company also manufactures sodium silicate, industrial minerals and soil and crop specific Mavuno Fertilizers.   


ARM recently entered into a $140 million equity investment deal with the CDC Group, a development finance institution of the UK government. 
This equity investment will see the Company continue an aggressive growth and expansion programme, improve production efficiencies and continue the community developmental work proudly managed by Company staff under the Rhino Cement Foundation.
To support the expansion programmes and the community development work, we are seeking to recruit a results-oriented ICT Manager to be part of a strong performance oriented management team, in a high growth environment that supports continuous learning and skills development. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: ICT Manager

Location: Kenya
Work Type: Full time

The position is permanent and pensionable with a competitive remuneration to the successful candidate. 

ARM being a multi-site, multi-country environment the successful candidate will be expected to effectively manage existing systems and maximize their utilization and any new integrated systems.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Your will be responsible for cyber security, data integrity, business continuity (back-ups, disaster management preparedness)
  • Development of a system that facilitates dash-board reporting especially for the sales and production teams.
  • Define or review existing service level agreements (SLA’s) with service providers and manage implementation.
  • Management of server, network, desktop and related projects, setting departmental priorities and budgeting.
  •  Working with staff and other project managers, recommend to management and staff ways to use the systems to achieve the desired end result.
  • Interpret requests; determine additional requirements (documentation, staff discussions, etc.)
  •  Determine complexity of requests, development and/or data center support requirements.
  • Develop or assist with project specifications as necessary.
  • Review and coordinate hardware and software changes, maintenance, and configuration updates to optimize technology performance, security and functionality.
  • Continually evaluate new technology and provide written recommendations to management for new applications or necessary infrastructure enhancements.
  • Assist with updates to IT related policies and procedures including Information Security Policy and Procedures manual, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Policy and Procedures manual,
Essential qualifications / knowledge / experience
  • Degree in an ICT related field
  • Experience in managing ICT systems in a busy manufacturing or mining set up.
  • Implementation and maintenance of an ERP system is essential
  • Experience of developing and rolling out ICT policies for the organization that address issues of cyber security, data integrity, business continuity (back-ups, disaster management preparedness), etc
  • Experience of managing third party service providers, vendors, etc including defining service delivery levels and monitoring their performance against agreed SLAs
  • Experience in user training and user support in a multi-site, multi-country environment
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application to the address below.
It should include:
  • A covering letter that clearly demonstrates experience, based on the job described here and its requirements, why you are the best person for this job.
  • An up-to-date CV that includes a description of relevant experience.
  • The names and addresses of three professional referees.
  • Your email, Skype address and day-time telephone number
  • Details on current remuneration and your contractual notice period / earliest availability.
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
PO Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Application Deadline: Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Please note that we do not charge for receiving or processing applications. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

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Updated: June 9, 2016 — 2:01 pm