Systems Analysts / Programmers at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO)

On Friday, March 11th, 2016
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy. 
The Mandate of the Company is to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission infrastructure, the National Electricity Transmission Grid and Regional Interconnectors.
KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading inter-connector in Africa. 
The Mission of the Company is to build and operate a national electricity transmission network that is reliable, efficient, effective, safe and environment-friendly through innovative and best practices; and to promote regional power trade for socio-economic development.
To achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and commissioned 756km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and on-going projects. 
The company has a capital base of over Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition; and to increase access to electricity, KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in the next five years.

In order to meet the planned growth and improve access to electricity in Kenya, KETRACO wishes to identify and recruit capable officers to fill the following position:
Systems Analysts / Programmers
(4 Posts) 
2 Years Renewable Contract
(i) Systems Analysts / Programmer  – Functional Consultant 
(1 Post)
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/79/VOL I –B
Reporting to: Chief Manager, ICT
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the implementation and support of SAP modules to enhance the business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of user satisfaction.
  • Design, configuration, testing and support of various SAP Modules: MM, SRM, SLC,
  • Analyze the current business processes and scenarios of the client and recommend/develop solutions to meet the need
  • Responsible primarily for successful implementation of SAP, providing functional expertise, guidance, presentation, and instruction on SAP products.
  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved procedures
  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Manage or participate in SAP ECC implementations
  • Acts as liaison with users for troubleshooting: investigate, analyse, and solve software problems and map user business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy users’ needs.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organization and adhere to all organizational standards
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Degree in ICT or related field
  • Professional Qualifications
  • SAP MM certification
  • 2 years in a busy environment
Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Extensive technical SAP MM knowledge
  • Knowledge of SRM and SLC would be an added advantage
  • An ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Good organization and problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and analytical approach
  • SAP configuration experience
  • Experience and knowledge of key integration points between SAP modules
  • Business knowledge and process design skills
  • Ability to analyse problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to collaborate with users, and have a strong desire to excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be a team player with the ability to manage own workload
  • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Must be an effective problem solver
  • At least one full lifecycle SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live);
(ii) Systems Analysts / Programmer – ABAP/4 
(1 Post)
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/80/VOL I –B
 
Reporting to: Chief Manager, ICT
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Technical design, development, testing, & deployment of various SAP: ABAP/4, Workflows, EP, XI, Java, Reports; Interfaces; Conversions; Enhancements and Forms development (WRICEF) to ensure overall deliverables adhere to quality standards (consistent with application architecture) and meet established timelines.
  • Analyse the current business processes and scenarios of the users and recommend/develop solutions to meet the need
  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved procedures
  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Participate in SAP new modules implementations
  • Act as liaison with users for troubleshooting: investigate, analyse, and solve software problems and map user business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy users’ needs.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organization and adhere to all organizational standards
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Degree in ICT or related field
  • Professional Qualifications
  • SAP ABAP/4 on HANA certification
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of relevant ABAP experience in a busy environment.
Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Experience in SAP ABAP programming tools including Report and Transaction creation, Enhancements, Conversion Programs, Interfaces, SAP script, and Smart Forms, Screen Painter BDC, LSMW, User Exits, Menu Exits, Function Exit, Screen Exit, Interactive ALV Reports, Dialog Programming, Module pool programming, Data Dictionary, RFC, ABAP Query, ALE/IDOC, BAPI, and BADI
  • Experience in ABAP optimization techniques for HANA, Performance Tuning
  • Experience in handling Code Inspector, SQL Monitor, SQL performance tuning, and ABAP test cockpit.
  • Experience in ABAP Webdynpro, Workflow, BSP
  • Application of OSS notes and ASAP methodology.
  • Skilled with adobe interactive forms
  • Knowledge of Data Medium Exchange Engine (DME)
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Proven ability to challenge and identify areas of concern
  • An ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
  • Team-working and team management experience
  • Good project management skills
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and analytical approach
  • Experience and knowledge of key integration points between SAP modules
  • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Must be an effective problem solver
  • At least 2 full lifecycles SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live)
(iii) Systems Analysts / Programmer – HCM & Payroll 
(1 Post) 
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/81/VOL I – B
Reporting to: Chief Manager, ICT
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the implementation and support of SAP modules to enhance the business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of user satisfaction.
  • Design, configuration and testing of various SAP Modules: HCM, Payroll, ESS/MSS, e-Recruitment
  • Analyse the current business processes and scenarios of the client and recommend/develop solutions to meet the need
  • Responsible primarily for successful implementation of SAP, providing functional expertise, guidance, presentation, and instruction on SAP products.
  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved procedures
  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Participate in SAP new modules implementations
  • Acts as liaison with users for troubleshooting: investigate, analyse, and solve software problems and map user business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy users’ needs.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organization and adhere to all organizational standards
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Degree in ICT or related field
  • Professional Qualifications
  • SAP HCM & Payroll certification
  • 2 years in a busy environment
Skills and personal attributes
  • Extensive technical SAP HCM, Payroll, ESS/MSS, e-Recruitment knowledge
  • An ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Team-working and team management experience
  • Good project management skills
  • Good organization and problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and analytical approach
  • Experience and knowledge of key integration points between SAP modules
  • Business knowledge and process design skills
  • Ability to analyse problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to collaborate with users, and have a strong desire to excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be a team player with the ability to manage own workload
  • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Must be an effective problem solver
  • At least 2 full lifecycles SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live);
(iv) Systems Analysts / Programmer 
SAP FICO (1)
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/80/VOL I –B
 
Reporting to: Chief Manager, ICT
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the implementation and support of SAP modules to enhance the business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of user satisfaction.
  • Design, configuration and testing of various SAP Modules: PS, FICO, Funds Management, Asset Management
  • Analyse the current business processes and scenarios of the client and recommend/develop solutions to meet the need
  • Responsible primarily for successful implementation of SAP, providing functional expertise, guidance, presentation, and instruction on SAP products.
  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved procedures
  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Participate in SAP new modules implementations
  • Acts as liaison with users for troubleshooting: investigate, analyse, and solve software problems and map user business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy users’ needs.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organization and adhere to all organizational standards
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Degree in ICT or B Com in Accounting/Finance or CPA/ACCA
  • SAP FICO certification
  • 2 years in a busy environment
Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Extensive technical SAP FICO, Asset Management, Funds Management, Project Systems, knowledge
  • An ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Team-working and team management experience
  • Good project management skills
  • Good organization and problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and analytical approach
  • SAP configuration experience
  • Experience and knowledge of key integration points between SAP modules
  • Business knowledge and process design skills
  • Ability to analyse problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to collaborate with users, and have a strong desire to excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as be a team player with the ability to manage own workload
  • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Must be an effective problem solver
  • At least one full lifecycle SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live);
How to Apply
 
Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference no. in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 24th March, 2016 at 5.00pm. 
Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. 
Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates / Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport.
Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
KAWI Complex, 4th Floor,
Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,
Nairobi.

KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.


Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents / details as sought for will not be considered. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
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