ICT Manager

Job No: VP10

Job type: Bookkeeping and financial accounting

Location: Nairobi

Categories: Bookkeeping and financial accounting/Industrial products

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident  individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:


Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to install and maintain computer hardware, software and networks; to facilitate and effectively ensure that the information flow that ensures that the ICT needs of the company are met

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the ICT strategic direction and objectives to all staff to promote employee engagement and productivity;
  • Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy and disaster recovery plan to minimize the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of the Company’s information;
  • Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management;
  • Supervise the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure in line with the Company’s growth plans, and changing business requirements or technological advancements;
  • Supervise ICT system administration in specials projects, including planning, scheduling, managing and progress reporting for new system implementations;
  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of records management policies and procedures in the company to ensure all staff adhere to as set out in the Company;
  • Develop and Supervise the implementation of retention and disposal schedules to identify the records to be disposed of to create space in storage equipment for the management of current records;
  • Provide IT related support, by reviewing the Company’s needs, in terms of computerization, telecommunication, and other technology;
  • Manage the installation of new versions of the systems used and troubleshoot ad-hoc user problems in its functioning;
  • Manage the office multi-user computer network, as well as data and telecommunication facilities; 
  • Plan the acquisition of specific computer software, coordinate its introduction into the office, and managing its maintenance;
  • Organize user training and support for all staff;
  • Coordinate records management through the establishment of a computerized records management system for the office following company’s guidelines and policies;
  • Provide technical guidance and support to regional offices on IT policies, maintenance of network and systems, and coordinate implementation of the new system in zonal offices;
  • Scout for new technological innovations within the company’s core business areas; and
  • Support the design and implementation of IT policies and procedures

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/ Computer Science, Software Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Certification in IT – CISA/CISM, or any other ICT certifications
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience in the IT Profession
  • Should have adequate knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the relevant sector
  • Should be well knowledgeable of the ICT trends in the market
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation e.g. Public Archives and Documentation Service Act Cap. 19 of the Laws of Kenya, Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2014, The Information and Communications (Amendment) Act, 2013, and the Public Finance Management Act, 2012
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
  • Must have management skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruitment@ke.gt.com by Tuesday, 7th September 2021 stating the subject heading “ICT MANAGER” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications for this position are now closed