IT Jobs at Kenya Pipeline Company Limited

On Sunday, January 12th, 2014
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position.
 
Enterprise Application Analyst (FM, PM, PS) – 1 Post
Overall Job Purpose: The jobholder will ensure that SAP modules are well implemented and utilized in the relevant business areas as a tool of working and also attend to any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

He/she will be responsible for the capture and analysis of new business requirements, design, configuration and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP ERP environment including process improvement and configuring SAP business rules, master data maintenance, sap roles maintenance, and user support. 

Facilitate interaction with other Departments on issues of SAP.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Analyzing and documenting business processes with a view of continuous improvement. 
  • Configure, test, and analyze SAP IMG to implement the Company’s processes.
  • Developing and maintaining roles related to specific sap modules and advise SAP Basis administrators on assignment of such roles in conformance to accepted security standards.
  • Supporting the daily operational activities including transaction processing, report generation and system security reviews.
  • Preparation of comprehensive and thorough system documentation including process mapping, authorization matrix, test conditions, test plans, test data, etc
  • Liaising with application engineers and other systems analysts to assist in resolving problems and incidents with SAP applications.
  • Assisting in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards
  • Developing, configuring, testing, and maintaining applications according to specifications consistently
  • Designing, running and monitoring software performance on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Assisting the end user in use of SAP applications by developing user manuals and guidelines and initially training end users to operate new or modified programs
  • Ensuring critical procedures are in place in case of system unavailability
  • Ensuring that opportunities for new business improvement are taken
  • Ensure manual processing of business transaction are eliminated
  • End user training (existing and new ones)
  • Ensuring configuration of all special reports required by business
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Key Competencies
  • Completed at least one full cycle implementation
  • A detailed understanding of business processes with specialization in FM, PM, PS modules
  • Innovative and dedication to details
  • Very Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problem and resolve issues outside assigned duties
  • Good Knowledge and experience of customizing in SAP R/3.
  • Change Management and good communication skills
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Technology from a recognized University plus SAP Certification
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • SAP Certification in the relevant modules.
  • Business Analysis Certification is a plus.
  • Certification in other ERP Platforms is an added advantage
Enterprise Application Analyst (MM, SD) – 1 Post
 
Overall Job Purpose: The jobholder will ensure that SAP modules are well implemented and utilized in the relevant business areas as a tool of working and also attend to any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

He/she will be responsible for the capture and analysis of new business requirements, design, configuration and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP ERP environment including process improvement and configuring SAP business rules, master data maintenance, sap roles maintenance, and user support. 

Facilitate interaction with other Departments on issues of SAP.

Key Responsibilities
  • Analyzing and documenting business processes with a view of continuous improvement. 
  • Configure, test, and analyze SAP IMG to implement the Company’s processes.
  • Developing and maintaining roles related to specific sap modules and advise SAP Basis administrators on assignment of such roles in conformance to accepted security standards.
  • Supporting the daily operational activities including transaction processing, report generation and system security reviews.
  • Preparation of comprehensive and thorough system documentation including process mapping, authorization matrix, test conditions, test plans, test data, etc
  • Liaising with application engineers and other systems analysts to assist in resolving problems and incidents with SAP applications.
  • Assisting in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards
  • Developing, configuring, testing, and maintaining applications according to specifications consistently
  • Designing, running and monitoring software performance on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Assisting the end user in use of SAP applications by developing user manuals and guidelines and initially training end users to operate new or modified programs
  • Ensuring critical procedures are in place in case of system unavailability
  • Ensuring that opportunities for new business improvement are taken
  • Ensure manual processing of business transaction are eliminated
  • End user training (existing and new ones)
  • Ensuring configuration of all special reports required by business
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Key Competencies
  • Completed at least one full cycle implementation
  • A detailed understanding of business processes with specialization in MM, SD modules
  • Innovative and dedication to details
  • Very Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problem and resolve issues outside assigned duties
  • Good Knowledge and experience of customizing in SAP R/3.
  • Change Management and good communication skills
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Technology from a recognized University plus SAP Certification.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • SAP Certification in the relevant modules.
  • Business Analysis Certification is a plus.
  • Certification in other ERP Platforms is an added advantage

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position.

Enterprise Application Analyst (FICO, AA, HR) – 1 Post

 
Overall Job Purpose: The job holder will ensure that SAP modules are well implemented and utilized in the relevant business areas as a tool of working and also attend to any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

He/She will be responsible for the capture and analysis of new business requirements, design, configuration and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP ERP environment including process improvement and configuring SAP business rules, master data maintenance, sap roles maintenance, and user support. 

Facilitate interaction with other Departments on issues of SAP.

Key Responsibilities
  • Analyzing and documenting business processes with a view of continuous improvement.Configure, test, and analyze SAP IMG to implement the Company’s processes.
  • Developing and maintaining roles related to specific sap modules and advise SAP Basis administrators on assignment of such roles in conformance to accepted security standards.
  • Supporting the daily operational activities including transaction processing, report generation and system security reviews.
  • Preparation of comprehensive and thorough system documentation including process mapping, authorization matrix, test conditions, test plans, test data, etc
  • Liaising with application engineers and other systems analysts to assist in resolving problems and incidents with SAP applications.
  • Assisting in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards
  • Developing, configuring, testing, and maintaining applications according to specifications consistently
  • Designing, running and monitoring software performance on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Assisting the end user in use of SAP applications by developing user manuals and guidelines and initially training end users to operate new or modified programs
  • Ensuring critical procedures are in place in case of system unavailability
  • Ensuring that opportunities for new business improvement are taken
  • Ensure manual processing of business transaction are eliminated
  • End user training (existing and new ones)
  • Ensuring configuration of all special reports required by business
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Key Competencies
  • Completed at least one full cycle implementation
  • A detailed understanding of business processes with specialization in FICO, AA, HR modules
  • Innovative and dedication to details
  • Very Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problem and resolve issues outside assigned duties
  • Good Knowledge and experience of customizing in SAP R/3.
  • Change Management and good communication skills
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Technology from a recognized University plus SAP Certification
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • SAP Certification in the relevant modules.
  • Business Analysis Certification is a plus.
  • Certification in other ERP Platforms is an added advantage
 
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position.
 
Information Security Analyst – 1 Post
Overall Job Purpose: Responsible for administering the Company’s information systems security program, including planning, implementing and monitoring protective measures against unauthorized internal and external access. 

Also responsible for establishing administrative, physical and procedural safeguards for centralized and shared or supported departments’ information, hardware and software as appropriate and ensures that an effective plan for emergency or disaster contingency recovery is current and tested.

Key Responsibilities
  • Participate in the setup and approval of network and application security designs
  • Review the development and implementation of organization-wide network security systems – firewalls, intrusion detection, VPN, access controls.
  • Assess and recommend appropriate security tools and products
  • Assess and advise on appropriate countermeasures to minimize the security risk posed by outsourced providers.
  • Perform tracking and reporting of information systems audit issues
  • Test and sign off security technologies in new, upgraded and existing systems
  • Schedule and conducts regular security reviews of the Company’s compliance against established policies and standards
  • Monitor and assess network security issues
  • Monitor and assess third-party vulnerabilities
  • Provide fast, real-time network intrusion response
  • Manage authentication and access methods requirements.
  • Manage user policy usage and requirements (such as a password policy).
  • Manage external and physical security requirements (such as access to computer rooms).
  • Manage secure messaging requirements.
  • Provide ongoing technical support and subject matter expertise for security initiatives within the company.
  • Verify that proprietary information is disposed of in a secure way and rendered inaccessible.
  • Evaluate risks to the enterprise as a result of security assessments
  • Participate closely in related areas such as business continuity planning, loss prevention and fraud prevention, and privacy.
Key Competencies
  • Strong knowledge of Information and Communication Technology
  • Must have practical information security experience in at least three (3) of the following: Unix (Solaris/Linux) / Active Directory, Networks, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, Application controls, SAP R/3, Security Testing, and information security policy implementation
  • Solid knowledge of Information security regulations, standards, and leading practices, information systems risk management practices, including system management and change control practices.
  • Aware of the implications of legislated requirements that impact security for the enterprise
  • Ability to resolve conflicts between information security and business objectives
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to lead both technical and business level Communications
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from a recognized University.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security is mandatory.
  • Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or related certification a must.
 

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position.

System Administrator Basis (Mobility / Portal / BW) – 1 Post

 
Overall Job Purpose: Responsible for the installation, administration, upgrade, and monitoring of the SAP R/3 application software. 

The position will act as a liaison between the SAP Security Team and other business teams in all aspects of R/3 SAP Security including but not limited to role creation, segregation of duties, transports, and organization levels.

Key responsibilities
  • Ensure confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of information residing in SAP systems
  • Responsible for administration of SAP Security including SOD resolution, ID creation and maintenance, transport creation / release / move, role creation / maintenance, and Organizational levels creation / maintenance
  • Administration tasks: installation and upgrade of various SAP instances in the landscape patch administration, day to day monitoring of SAP logs and proactively fix error conditions
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users of the various SAP products
  • Lead in definition of and the standardization of all SAP Security and Segregation of Duties related policies, procedures, work flows, and control sets based upon best practices, experience, and business needs
  • Liaison between technical and functional teams on SAP security, segregation of duties, roles, etc.
  • Ensure compliance to Security Policies, Standards, Procedures and Control systems.
  • Assist in the identification, evaluation, and implementation of SAP related security tools, techniques, and mechanisms to meet business needs
  • Production support to end-users as required
  • Participate in corporate and industry interest groups that focus on SAP Security and Audit
  • Captures, tracks, analyzes, and reports security incidents. 
  • Identify and submit process improvements
  • Coordinate with client / technical / functional / business users
Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of SOD resolution, user management, Organizational Level creations and maintenance
  • Highly developed knowledge of SAP security and authorization procedures
  • Very good experience with installation and version upgrades of SAP.
  • Very good experience with application of hot packages and kernel updates.
  • Experience with SAP security administration and defining SAP client structures.
  • Solution manager for Central system administration and monitoring Security administration
  • Additional experience with CCMS SAP Security, Netweaver and SAP upgrade experience
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from a recognized University.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • SAP Basis certification is mandatory
  • Unix Certification mandatory while certification on IBM AIX is a plus.
 
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position.
 
System Administrator Basis (SYBASE) – 1 Post
Overall Job purpose: Responsible for the installation, administration, upgrade, and monitoring of the SAP R/3 application software. 

The position will act as a liaison between the SAP Security Team and other business teams in all aspects of R/3 SAP Security including but not limited to role creation, segregation of duties, transports, and organization levels.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of information residing in SAP systems
  • Responsible for administration of SAP Security including SOD resolution, ID creation and maintenance, transport creation / release / move, role creation / maintenance, and Organizational levels creation / maintenance
  • Administration tasks: installation and upgrade of various SAP instances in the landscape patch administration, day to day monitoring of SAP logs and proactively fix error conditions
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users of the various SAP products
  • Lead in definition of and the standardization of all SAP Security and Segregation of Duties related policies, procedures, work flows, and control sets based upon best practices, experience, and business needs
  • Liaison between technical and functional teams on SAP security, segregation of duties, roles, etc.
  • Ensure compliance to Security Policies, Standards, Procedures and Control systems.
  • Assist in the identification, evaluation, and implementation of SAP related security tools, techniques, and mechanisms to meet business needs
  • Production support to end-users as required
  • Participate in corporate and industry interest groups that focus on SAP Security and Audit
  • Captures, tracks, analyzes, and reports security incidents.Identify and submit process improvements
  • Coordinate with client / technical / functional / business users
Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of SOD resolution, user management, Organizational Level creations and maintenance
  • Highly developed knowledge of SAP security and authorization procedures
  • Very good experience with installation and version upgrades of SAP.
  • Very good experience with application of hot packages and kernel updates.
  • Experience with SAP security administration and defining SAP client structures.
  • Solution manager for Central system administration and monitoring Security administration
  • Additional experience with CCMS SAP Security, Netweaver and SAP upgrade experience
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from a recognized University.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience from a large and busy organization.
  • Sybase Database certification is mandatory
  • Unix Certification mandatory while certification on IBM AIX is a plus.

Senior Enterprise Applications Analyst – 1 Post
Overall Job purpose

: Responsible for the capture and analysis of new business requirements, design, configuration and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP ERP environment including process improvement and configuring SAP business rules, master data maintenance, sap roles maintenance and user support. 

Facilitate interaction with other Departments on issues of SAP.

Key Responsibilities
  • Analyze and document business processes with a view of continuous improvement. Configure, test and analyze SAP IMG to implement the Company’s processes.
  • Develop and maintain roles related to all SAP modules and advise SAP Basis administrators on assignment of such roles in conformance to accepted security standards.
  • Support the daily operational activities including transaction processing and system security reviews.
  • Develop and advice the department head on new business processes which can be used to improve performance and increase efficiency. Test the processes, make presentations and implement the proposed processes
  • • Advice business unit leaders on how their business processes can be improved using the emerging technology and changed business knowledge and the operating environment.
  • Train members of the department and any other person on the changed financial business processes to ensure improved performance and efficiency.
  • Act as the contact person in the department on matters to do with business processes automation and when required demonstrated to other interested parties both from within and without on levels of automation
  • Manage or assist in the management of small to medium sized projects, including the planning, development and implementation and reporting of project status.
  • Act as liaison with ICT and other systems analysts to assist in resolving problems and incidents with SAP applications.
  • Assist in the definition, development and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards.
  • Assist the end user in use of SAP applications by developing user manuals and guidelines and initially training end users to operate new or modified programs.
  • Interface with ICT and other SAP analysts to ensure the proper integration of business processes and procedures.
  • Work with other teams across KPC to resolve functional problems.
  • Develop and maintain new reports in SAP.
  • Assist in the coordination of tasks assigned to contractor/consultants.
  • Configuration of SAP IMG on new release strategies for new business unit and for new employees as per the SAP Modules business blue print and SAP configuration guide and in conformity with International Accounting Standards.
  • Training and supporting new and existing users on SAP Modules.
  • Trouble shooting of authorization objects for the end users as well training FICO support team through knowledge transfer to ensure that all users get personalized attention and ensure business continuity.
  • Updating the Manager on SAP module issues.
  • Provide proper cross functional communication with other key users, consultants, process owners and user departments to improve process efficiency.
  • Logging of emerging system issues with a view to sorting out or forwarding them to the implementing agency.
  • Documentation of all changes done in SAP and obtaining required authorizations.
  • Roles’ testing, cleaning and checking excess authorization or unauthorized across functional modules conflicts so as to safeguard system abuse.
  • Perform ad hoc/routine duties in the ICT Department as delegated by the ICT Manager.
Key Competencies
  • Completed at least one full cycle implementation of ERP systems.
  • A detailed understanding of business processes with specialization in any of the SAP modules, Workflow or Business Objects (BO). Understanding of cross module integration points will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolving SAP issues as well as integration issues, among modules.
  • Knowledge and experience of customizing in SAP R/3.
  • Change Management and good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of IFRS/IAS/CPIM and budgeting and budgetary controls.
  • Be honest, dependable and observe high standards of integrity at all times.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management IT, Business IT OR Bachelor’s degree with relevant post graduate qualification from a recognized University
  • Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience from a large and busy organization
  • SAP certification in FI/CO or HR or MM will be a plus
  • Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. CSK and ISACA.
Application Process
 
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below by 29th January 2014 enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, relevant experience and attaché copies of certificates. 

Applications may also be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, Ground Floor in the Application Box or posted to:

The Managing Director
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442, 00200
Nairobi

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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