Assistant ICT Manager at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

On Friday, April 10th, 2015
Job Ref: ICPAK 002/2015
 
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) is the professional organization for Certified Public Accountants in Kenya established in 1978 by the then Accountants Act, CAP 531 subsequently repealed to Accountants Act no. 15 of 2008. 
 
Since then, ICPAK has been dedicated to development and regulation of the accountancy profession in Kenya so as to enhance its contribution and that of its members to national economic growth and development.

In its endeavor on institutional strengthening, ICPAK is seeking to recruit dynamic, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fit in a team meant to make it a world class Professional Accountancy Organization.
Job Summary: The Assistant Manager ICT shall be responsible for effective operation, support, security and continual improvement of existing business applications, computer hardware and networks.
Job Profile

The Assistant Manager ICT shall report to the Manager, ICT and shall perform the following duties and responsibilities as stated here below:
  • Support the Manager ICT to provide strategic leadership to the ICT Department and implement strategies to safeguard Institute interests. 
  • Server, Systems and network support and administration 
  • Installation and support services on LANs,WANs, network segments, internet and other ICT systems. 
  • Document business requirements for ICT systems, analyze impact of software changes, prepare technical specifications, develop, configure and perform unit tests as well as provide necessary support during all stages of development 
  • Provide systems documentation and use manuals 
  • Analyze user training needs with regard to ICT systems and organize and execute such trainings as and when need arises 
  • Advise on, implement and maintain system security and user access controls with regard to ICT systems 
  • Analysis, design, programming and implementation of systems 
  • Involvement in ICT automation of operations, project implementations, project rollouts, project improvements and system integration projects 
  • Manage contractual relationships between ICT service providers and the Institute 
  • Ensure Implementation of the ERP as per approved schedule and recommend effective solutions to the ERP system, processes and customization in line with the Institute’s strategic plan
  • Develop new and innovative ICT solutions (intranet, web systems, etc) and/or improve existing systems to solve existing problems and ensure optimal and secure utilization of ICT 
  • Offer ICT support, installation, maintenance and advice services to users with regard to software, hardware, networking, website updating, backups etc. 
  • Perform any other lawful duties as may be assigned 
Person Profile
 
Qualifications and Experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT related field 
  • Professional qualifications in CISA / Systems Administration / Server Administration / Diploma in ICT / programming and related fields required 
  • 6 years working experience in a busy ICT environment 
  • Experience/exposure in developing and supporting ERP systems 
  • Experience/exposure in developing and supporting web applications 
  • Experience/exposure in computer networking, hardware and software support 
  • Experience/exposure in Telephone and Data Networking 
  • Experience in Intranet systems 
  • Experience/exposure in Database design and development 
  • Exposure in development and support of web based applications 
  • Exposure in process automation, systems development, deployment and review 
  • Exposure in ERP or integrated systems 
Key Competencies
  • Strong networking and systems support skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics 
  • Drive for results and achievement
How to Apply: 
 
Interested candidates should submit their application letter, CV and other scanned relevant documents clearly indicating the position applied for, current and expected salary to the following: [email protected]

Applications should be received on or before close of business on Wednesday 22nd April, 2015.
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