IDB Capital ICT Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, IDB Capital Limited, a Development Finance Institution is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Enterprise Development.

Its mandate is to further economic development of Kenya by assisting in the promotion, establishment, expansion and modernization of medium and large industrial enterprises.

They wish to recruit an ICT Manager.

JOB REF: MN 8006

JOB PURPOSE: The jobholder is responsible for overall management of the ICT function, implementation of ICT operations, infrastructure and information systems. The job holder shall also offer technical guidance on ICT investment to ensure continuous and progressive efficiency of institutions ICT systems.

The position requires an enthusiastic individual who has good understanding of all aspects and use of ICT in non-banking financial institution including strong understanding and knowledge of: Linux, and Microsoft windows operating systems, Navision ERP Systems, Database Management Systems, Website Management, Network and Computer support.


  • Plan, direct, coordinate and design ICT related activities, as well as provide administrative direction and support for the daily operational activities of the ICT department.
  • Provide leadership on ICT operations and infrastructure ensuring that an appropriate technical support framework is in place, including management and delivery of service.
  • Review, develop and implement an ICT strategy that is aligned to overall business strategy of the institution.
  • Develop and implement ICT policies, procedures and guidelines to support the institution’s operations and enable it achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Plan and coordinate all ICT projects to support the achievement of the business strategy.
  • Design and implement information security procedures based on best practice and Corporate ICT security policies covering information systems application and infrastructure.
  • Plan and design disaster recovery plans for the institution to ensure service continuity in case of disaster.
  • Prepare and manager ICT budget.
  • Keep abreast of the latest technology developments in the financial industry and suggest improvements in the ICT field to the management.
  • Manage all systems and user access in the institution.
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned from time to time.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  • Master’s degree in Information Technology / Business Administration


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years of supervisory experience

Technical Skills:

  • Relevant professional ICT qualifications e.g. CISA, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA
  • Membership to professional body
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision will be an added advantage

General Skills:

Functional Skills:

  • Database administration knowledge
  • Specialized IT proficiency
  • Analytical skills
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Innovative and creative

Behavioral Competencies / Attributes:

  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to the institution’s Vision and Values

Professional Qualifications

  • Relevant professional ICT qualifications e.g. CISA, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA
  • Membership to professional body
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision will be an added advantage


Email your application including a Cover Letter and a copy of your CV to by 4th September 2020

Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary. (This is a mandatory requirement)

Applications should be emailed directly to the email address given above

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted


ICT and Technology
Updated: September 2, 2020 — 8:45 am