Assistant IT Administrator Job in Kenya

Our client, a professional services firm in Audit & Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Integrated Client Services seeks to recruit a qualified and experienced Assistant IT Administrator.

Job Purpose: This position serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for Business Information Systems.

Key Responsibilities

1. Network Administration Services

  • Regular evaluation of current computer hardware/software.
  • Testing new programs before user installation and implementation.
  • Manages user access to, systems, servers, and files.
  • Administers the set-up of new profiles, creates and updates access permissions and maintains user accounts.
  • Monitors health of systems and provides appropriate recommendations.

2. Technical Support and Capacity Building

  • Guiding users systematically to trouble shoot systems and offering immediate and alternative solution to issues.
  • Providing technical support and trouble-shooting for installed servers, including implementation of disaster recovery plans.
  • Supervises the monitoring procedures and evaluates problems identified by team members.

3. System analysis, development, implementation and maintenance

  • Comfortable with Analysis of Business systems design, maintenance and manipulation.
  • Participating in the definition, designing, testing and implementation of new systems /hardware.

4. Inventory management& Maintenance

  • Maintaining software and hardware inventory.
  • Ensuring secure custody of equipment

5. Information Management

  • Coordinating the production of technical instruction materials for technical and user support and ensure the documentations are kept up to date.

6. Business continuity

  • Assists in the development of Business Continuity plans and disaster recovery plans as regards the firm.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business IT, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Networking certifications e.g. CISCO
  • Virtual Systems Knowledge – Vmware
  • Knowledge and experience in management of Microsoft Enterprise Applications
  • Lotus Domino Administration and Management Proficiency


  • 2- 3 years working in a busy Information Systems Infrastructure
  • Systems Administration and Management
  • Hardware and software integration and maintenance
  • ERP configurations and administrations
  • Excellent technical knowledge of computer applications and systems
  • LAN and WAN management

Key Competencies / Attributes

  • Quick learner and thinker
  • Ability to make rational decisions even under pressure
  • High degree of commitment and reliability
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • High degree of confidentiality, ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work within deadlines

How to Apply

If you fit the above profile and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application to with the job title as the subject heading.

Your application should consist of a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Word or PDF with three (3) professional referees.

Do not attach copies of certificates/ testimonials.

Include your current and expected remuneration package in the cover letter.

The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

ICT and Technology
Updated: October 25, 2018 — 10:00 am