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Location Nairobi
Job Category IT & Telecoms
Work Type Full Time

Salary Not specified

Job Description

We are a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, vested with the responsibility of providing sustainable, affordable credit to Coffee farmers and financial solutions to the Coffee sector.

Job Vacancies

The Fund invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

Information and Communication Technology Manager

Position Function

•To spearhead technological developments in information technology, and leverage technology to the Fund’s needs and champion optimal Information Communication Technology systems and projects.

Key Responsibilities

•Development and management of the Fund’s Information Communication Technology strategy, to support the Fund’s strategic goals;
•Facilitate the installation and maintenance of information management systems that would enable the efficient gathering; storage. retrieving. usage and provision of timely and effective information:
•Customize CT systems into an interactive infrastructure which enables faster access to data and information and the sharing of ICT resources by users;
•Assure functionality of operating systems, network and applications software for effective communication and put in place measures which ensure security, privacy and integrity of data operations;
•Managing the implementation and operation of information security controls and relevant compliance system:
•Liaise with Human Resource and Administration officer to ensure that all employees of the Fund are continuously up-dated and trained in Information Communication Technology skills:
•Develop and maintain paperless office systems & efficient document archiving solutions in conjunction with the Finance & Administration manager;
•Advise the Fund on software’s, hardware’s and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment on regular basis;
•Coordinating and scheduling technical training for Information Communication Technology staff;
•Training of staff on application of CoDF information management system for compatibility in transacting business;
•Provide leadership in strategic planning, implementation and performance contracting process;
•Management of the Local Area Network, and Wide Area Network;
•Maximise staff performance through objective setting, appraisal review and feedback and;
•Perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Trustee.

Academic / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience

•A Bachelors degree in Information Management Systems or its equivalent from a recognised university.
•Masters in relevant field will be an added advantage
•IT professional certifications e.g. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Network Engineer (MCNE), or similar certification
•Membership to a relevant professional body.
•At least Six (6) years working experience with in depth exposure to computer hardware. software and network applications, three (3) years of which should be at a senior level.
•Experience in working with an Enterprise Resource Planning System.

The successful candidates will be employed on Permanent and Pensionable terms.

How to apply

Kindly submit your application with a detailed resume indicating education and qualifications, work experience, copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials. your current position, current remuneration level, day time contact phone numbers, e-mail address and three referees, to reach the undersigned on or before Wednesday 8th September, 2013.

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