Directline Assurance IT Manager Job in Kenya

Directline Assurance Company

We are looking for a motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of IT Manager.

Overall Purpose of the Job: The IT Manager will be responsible for all the organization’s Information systems and reports to the Managing director.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing IT policy and best practice guides for the organization.
  • Managing and reporting on allocation of IT budget.
  • Develop and maintain an IT Business Continuity Plan; Including backup plans and Disaster Recovery procedures.
  • Overseeing the installation of CCTV systems and management of recordings from all cameras.
  • Running regular checks on network and data security and implements countermeasures to protect the organization’s data.
  • Ensuring that the IT investment in the company complies with the licensing structures of the vendors
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update software and systems and advice the Executive committee of emerging innovations that may benefit the organization.
  • Designing training programs and workshops in IT for all staff to maintain a high IT literacy.
  • Conducting regular system audits and providing such report to the internal auditor and inform the Managing Director of any breaches detected.
  • Running and sharing regular operation system reports with senior staff and representing the IT department in the executive committee.
  • Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages.
  • Accounting for all IT assets.
  • Providing direction for IT team members
  • Developing KPI’s for the IT team members and providing regular reports to the HR department on the staff performance.
  • Identifying opportunities for IT team training and skills advancement.

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, MIS or similar field

Professional Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certification
  • CCNA

Experience

  • Proven working experience as an IT manager or relevant experience in a busy environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in Microsoft SQL database management and reporting
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Ability to manage personnel

Skills and Attributes

  • High level of integrity; able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a pleasant personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Client relationship skills with the ability to handle complaints & difficult situations in a tactful manner
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team

Application Instructions

If you qualify for the above advertised role, kindly send us a detailed CV and Application Letter clearly demonstrating your fit as per the roles & responsibilities and the person specifications (academic/professional qualifications, experience, skills & attributes) listed above.

Applications that do not conform to the Application Instructions will not be considered.

Kindly send your application documents to human.resource@directline.co.ke to reach us on or before 5.00pm 8th February, 2019.


ICT and Technology
Updated: January 30, 2019 — 2:28 am