IT Manager Job in Kenya

IT Manager
  • Oversee development of innovative mobile marketing tools and platforms, e.g. data collection, training support, field sales force management, mobile money, customer financing, incentive systems, smart phone and tablet apps, GIS etc.
  • Support design / development / management of all technology products, whether developed in-house. These include data warehouse and reporting tools, website, accounting software, point of sale system, and Sales force database.
  •  Establish and implement appropriate IT project management plans, and undertake continuous coordination and monitoring of the project activities to assess progress against planned delivery.
  • Prepare and disseminate project reports on a regular basis to internal and external users
  • Establish appropriate IT quality assurance and control standards and ensure compliance
  • Work with department heads, end users and stakeholders to understand their needs and develop creative and effective solutions.
  • Contribute to overall organizational technology strategy.
Desired Skills / Competence:
  • Able to understand and analyze software requirements.
  • Develop web and mobile applications and web services in a scalable and reusable manner.
  • Database design and development, understanding of database systems (PostgreSQL, CouchDB, MySQL)
  • Experience with MVC frameworks and analytics frameworks
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs. desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Experience working in Lean / Agile Development environments
  • Understanding of web technologies (NGINX, uWSGI, Apache etc) and familiarity with Unix/Linux
  • Solid programing experience in Android, Node.js, Django, JavaScript, CakePHP
  • Developing and extending Enketto engine experience a plus.
  • Experience with payment systems a plus
  • Strong IT project management skills
  • University degree required, preference to candidates with, Computer Science, Software Engineering or related fields of study.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing technology strategy for organizations with large teams, with in depth exposure to: mobile-based systems, accounting systems, and CRMs. Experience in health systems development a plus.
  • At least 2 years’ experience managing multi-stakeholder IT projects or programs.
  • Experience leading and managing software application development for web or mobile platforms as well as developing database systems.
Email CV to on or before 23rd June 2016, indicate current and expected salary, subject should be IT MANAGER.

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Updated: June 21, 2016 — 10:25 am