Head of ICT Job in Kenya

A leading Financial Institution in Kenya wishes to strengthen its team through the recruitment of a highly competent individual to fill the position of the Head of ICT
The sought after individual will have an excellent work ethics, be result-oriented and a team player.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Head of ICT is responsible for ensuring that the Institution has an effective, reliable, state-of-art ICT System, application and support services that effectively and sufficiently support the Institution’s business activities at all times and to derive leverage on technological products which enhance the Institution’s Strategic Plans and growth.

Key deliverables of the job include:
  • Leading the ICT team to deliver all planned and agreed departmental and individual performance targets to ensure that the ICT department is efficient and value adding to the Organization.
  • Providing exemplary internal and external customer service to both internal and external customers by providing uninterrupted, fast and satisfactory ICT experiences and innovative ICT products to all users.
  • Preparing the Organization’s ICT strategic plans with appropriate annual budgets, highlighting and proposing solutions to achieve the agreed ICT strategy.
  • Developing, maintaining and reviewing the Organization’s ICT policy and procedures which support the Organization’s needs and strategic objectives.
  • Establishing a continuous CT strategic planning cycle which will ensure that the Organization benefits from emerging ICT technology.
  • Ensuring that the organisation has appropriate and up to date ICT functionality, software & hardware, in an effective, efficient, secure and cost conscious manner.
  • Ensuring the integrity of the Organization’s technical infrastructure and systems architecture.
  • Managing, monitor and review the performance of all supply contracts to ensure that agreed standards and performance criteria are met.
  • Preparing and managing annual ICT budget, expenditure, cost containment/reduction.
  • Ensure value for money is achieved.
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other Computer related area.
  • Specialisation in emerging technologies such as Oracle DBA. Sun Solaris Administration, Systems Administration, CISCO, etc.
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • At least 8 years working experience as an ICT professional of which at least three should have been in a managerial position with track record of ICT planning and management, with ERP Solutions and Enterprise WAN and LAN Systems.
  • A good knowledge and experience in aspects of banking and accounting, and technology products in these areas is essential.
How to Apply
Applications for the above vacancy should be received on or before 21st July, 2016 through the following address:

DN/A 1937
P.O Box 49010-00200
GPO Nairobi

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