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Manager Information & Communication Technology (ICT) at Kenya Industrial Estates

Kenya Industrial Estates (KIE) Limited was established in 1967 as a subsidiary of Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) with a major role of promoting indigenous entrepreneurship by financing and developing small scale and micro enterprises. KIE Limited was established to facilitate development and incubation of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) countrywide by establishing industrial parks, providing credit and business development services (BDS) in a sustainable manner

Job Description

Kenya Industrial Estates (KIE) Ltd was established in 1967 with the mandate of promoting industrialization through indigenous enterprise development in the country. To achieve this mandate, the company provides Industrial Parks, medium to long term financing, and business advisory/ training services.
Currently, the company is going through change with a view to repositioning it to effectively contribute to the realization of vision 2030.

Staff Replacements

Kenya Industrial Estates is a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises support institution established in 1967 with the mandate of promoting industrialization through indigenous enterprise development in the country. The company plans to fill the following positions with a view to effectively discharge on its mandate: –

Job Title:
Manager Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
Reporting Relationships Direct Reports to:- Managing Director

Job Purpose: –

  • Develop and execute an ICT Strategy and related policies and standards in line with the company’s s set strategy.
  • The incumbent will be irresponsible in developing, maintaining, reviewing ICT policy and procedures which supports its needs and strategic objectives;
  • Manage the introduction of structured end-user capacity building to ensure optimal and efficient use of all the ICT systems/tools available to the company.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • To develop and ensure effective implementation of ICT policies, procedures and strategies in line with the company’s mandate;
  • Manage the introduction, implementation and support of appropriate information and communication technology in the company;
  • Develop and maintain security and control of IT systems and provide first line support;
  • Design and implement controls and procedures that ensure accuracy and reliability in data capture, data processing and dissemination of information;
  • Design and implement information security procedures based on standard best practice and corporate ICT security policies covering information system applications and infrastructure;
  • Evaluate technology developments and ensure that the organization has appropriate, effective efficient and up to date ICT systems ensure
  • Manage the introduction of structured end-user capacity building to ensure optimal and efficient use of all the ICT systems/tools available to the company;
  • Develop the capacity of the ICT team to enable them to deliver on business goals
  • Maintain liaison with other functions to determine their future needs;
  • Facilitate automation of all offices including inter-office communication;
  • Establish a strong working relationship with external suppliers in order to enhance productivity and manage costs and SLAs;
  • Entity opportunities for innovation and foster the development of creative solutions;
  • Guide staff to carry out ICT systems analysis, detect and act on faults on ICT equipment/systems and design to suit KIE needs;
  • Ensure that staff write and test ICT programs according identified needs;
  • Initiate measures to develop and update ICT application systems;
  • Give specifications, evaluate and recommend on suitable ICT equipment as required.

Requirement For Appointment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma or higher Diploma or relevant qualifications in ICT;
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or other relevant fields will be an added advantage;
  • Member of a professional body;
  • At least Seven (7) years of work experience with at least three (3) years at responsible/management level in an ICT function/environment;
  • Demonstrate clear leadership and understanding of ICT strategy, policy, ICT applications and hands-on experience;
  • Experience in a demanding ICT environment;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Fulfilled the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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