Manager/ Innovation & Business Systems Jobs at Posta Kenya

On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Manager/ Innovation & Business Systems

Department: Information Communication Technology
Grade: MG 4
Responsible To: Head of Department/ Information Communication Technology
Supervision:

Assistant Manager/ System Administration
Assistant Manager/ System Analysis & Development
Assistant Manager/ Innovations Process Re-Engineering
Assistant Manager/ Switch Application Developer
     
Job Objective

Provide leadership and direction to the Corporation business systems development team through identification of internal and external customer’s objectives and challenges, designing solutions that optimize productivity.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibility of the Manager is as follows:-

  • Plan, manage and direct development, implementations, maintenance and support of business information systems in the Corporation.
  • Perform application systems evaluation and selection, UAT and quality assurance for both new and existing applications.
  • Manage large software/ERP implementation and maintenance projects.
  • Perform business process re-engineering to achieve efficiencies and cost effectiveness of both automated and manual procedures.
  • Formulate, recommend and manage continuous improvement procedures for business processes.
  • Review and develop ICT governance best practice policies.
  • Formulate and manage sectional budget
  • Provide guidance and leadership to staff in the section.
  • Champion ICT based innovations that will translate to business opportunities.
  • Assist other departments with conducting business researches.
  • Perform any other duty as may be directed by the controlling officer.
Qualifications

The qualifications and experience of the manager is as follows:-

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology/Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in ICT based studies or related field
  • Professional ICT qualifications
  • A masters degree is an added advantage
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to create and manage excellent working teams.
  • Developed analytical and modeling skills, strong commercial awareness, demonstrated experience in management reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • 5 years hands on experience in management of software development teams.
  • Must have accomplished a full ERP implementation cycle
  • Should have excellent knowledge of RDBMS (MS-SQL and ORACLE 10g databases), multi-lingual programming skills (Java, C++,.NET, Delphi and web development tools)
  • Understand ISO8583 switching protocols and PCIDSS.
  • Should have experience with software conversions specifically from legacy to network client/server environment.   
Those who meet the minimum requirements should submit by POST, a written application attached with an updated curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and testimonials to:

The Postmaster General
P. O. Box 34567, GPO
NAIROBI, 00100

The closing date for receipt of applications is 26th November 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification without any notice.

Posta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This Job Posting expires on Monday, November 26, 2012

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