Group ICT Manager at Almasi Beverages Ltd

On Monday, December 1st, 2014
Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers. 
Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products.
We have an innovative Change strategy which focuses on strong distribution
& manufacturing, selling and building a strong and capable
Our new business architecture is that of a centralized Commercial function, devolved manufacturing and distribution for revenue generation and a strong centralized support function of HR, Finance, IT,
Procurement, Risk; for the purpose of creating sharper focus, efficiency and effectiveness to enable us achieve a double digit growth in 2014 and beyond. 
We shall deliver all these through close collaboration with Coca-Cola, our shareholders and other key
stakeholders both externally and internally, including our people. 
We believe to achieve this we shall need capable people to deliver on the following role:

Group ICT Manager
The Role: Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Almasi bottling plants in Eldoret, Kisii and Nyeri, the role will lead the development of Almasi ICT strategy to support rapid expansion. 
The position will ensure effective overall planning, organizing, design and execution of all ICT group policies and plans. 
These include provision of technical support (hardware & software) for the ICT infrastructure, communication and mobilizing systems, including architectural design, functionality and security as well as Disaster Risk Recovery for business continuity and risk management.

The roles’ leadership is, but not limited to; ICT investments for maximum ROI, Applications and Services, Budget, ICT capacity building, analyzing business processes to identify opportunities for innovative technology solutions, Compliance of licensing, Operation Excellence, ICT vendor relations to ensure prudent use of ICT resources and other business related projects eg. ERP and shared services center for the group.

The Person
: The suitable Candidate must have a 1st Degree in ICT, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. A Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or Technology or equivalent qualification is mandatory. 
The person must possess 8 years minimum experience 5 of which should be in leadership (multiple sites); Implementation of ERP, CM5 CSS is critical as well as SQL Server and windows server experience. 
Exposure in networking and leading in multiple site environment, project management, internet technology and social media application is a must.

How to Apply

Email your CV to [email protected] no later than Thursday 11th December 2014.

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