ICT Officer I at University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited (UNES) Ltd

On Monday, October 20th, 2014
University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited (UNES) Ltd was established in 1996 as the commercial arm of the University of Nairobi. 
It was charged with the responsibility of promoting and coordinating income-generating activities in the University.

UNES Management invites suitably qualified persons to apply and competitively fill the following vacant position:

Ref: UNES/ICTO/10/14
Grade 6
1 Position
Reports to: Senior ICT officer
Job Description
Under the supervision of the Senior ICT Officer, perform the following:
  • Administer servers to ensure that the systems and services are functioning  optimally and as required;
  • Support MIS Systems including ERPs and business specific applications,
  • Implement business continuity strategies and plans including backing up of all enterprise systems and testing the backups to ensure data integrity;
  • Monitor ICT infrastructure to ensure minimal downtime and that equipment including computers, printers, network devices work efficiently;
  • Troubleshoot and carry out  maintenance on servers and server room equipment as per policy guidelines;
  • Upgrade operating system patches and anti-virus programs
  • Install and monitor  domain server traffic, usage and performance on a regular basis;
  • Develop and maintain the company website and ensure that it is updated regularly;
  • Provide IT technical support to staff and  conduct regular in-house training for staff; and Respond to user support issues;
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Senior ICT Officer
 Job Specification:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related area from a recognized institution;
  • Post qualification certification in windows, Cisco, etc;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office products.
  • Knowledge of MS dynamics NAV is desirable;
  • At least 3 years hand-on experience in network and systems administration, user support and Systems Integration in a busy environment;
  • Web design and development with Content Management systems.
  • In-depth exposure to computer software, database applications , hardware and networking;
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities;
How to Apply
Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
  • Cover letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position applied, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  • Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (CLICK HERE to download).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope.
  • Submit 5 copies of all the documents required; Applications, detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates.
All applications to reach the undersigned on or before the Application Deadline

Head Human Resources & Administration Services,
UNES Limited
P.O. Box 68241-00200

Application Deadline:
31st October 2014

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities meeting the indicated criteria are encouraged to apply

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