• Kenya National Trading Corporation
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Dec 14, 2017 - Dec 26, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, review and oversee the implementation of the KNTC ICT strategy, policies and procedures
  • Oversee the evaluation, consolidation and facilitating the user needs and system functionality and ensuring that ICT facilities meet these needs
  • Mentor and train new ICT support staff;
  • Develop and implement system administration plans in accordance with the Corporation’s information technology needs
  • Plan, develop and implement the ICT budget, obtaining competitive prices from suppliers where appropriate, to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Manage network and communication systems performance and recommending continuous improvement
  • Manage backups and appropriate storage
  • Manage database and network administration and systemsResearch and facilitating the installation of new systems
  • Oversee the development and/or acquisition of relevant software
  • Ensure the smooth running of all ICT systems, including anti-virus software, print services and email provision
  • Ensure that software licensing laws are adhered to
  • Ensure the security of data from internal and external attack
  • Provide users with appropriate support and advice
  • Manage crisis situations, which may involve complex technical hardware or software problems;
  • Plans, assigns and monitors work to departmental staff
  • Appraises and evaluates departmental staff

Educational Qualifications and Professional Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a relevant degree
  • CCNA, MCSE, LAN/WAN Certifications among other ICT Certifications

Working Experience

  • At least five (5) years experience in ICT field with at least one (1) year at supervisory level