19 Aug 2014

Head of Technology Job Vacancy

Pesacom is a leading Kenya price comparison website-based business specialising in financial services, insurance products, utilities and travel packages.

The website enables consumers to compare prices on a range of products, including mortgages, credit cards and loans.We provide consumers with a third party service which saves them time and money when navigating through the maze of deals and the complexity of products and services on the market.

As a fast growing company, we are looking for self-starters who thrive in a quick-paced, agile environment to fill in the following positions:
Reporting to CEO, you will oversee our technology platforms, lead IT projects and help drive improvement through technology change across the price comparison business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a successful “start-up environment” – where intelligence, talent, commitment and getting real stuff done is valued.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Helping to define with the CEO how technology can improve the quality and efficiency of our operations and services.
  • Managing new projects, testing software, writing up feature requests, reporting and documenting bugs and working with external software developers.
  • Writing database queries and writing scripts for reporting and operational tasks.
  • Editing and maintaining our websites, using CMS, HTML, editing images and scripts to improve user experience, on page conversion, and search rankings.

Essential requirements:

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • Graduate – ideally in computer science
  • Comfortable with SQL, Excel, Access, HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Familiarity with Windows, general IT knowledge, working with databases, using FTP and
  • image editing software
  • Personal – confident, personable, goal oriented, with excellent communication skills
  • Project management skills

If any of the above positions is of interest to you, please email your curriculum vitae and covering letter to

Applications should be received not later than Friday 29th August 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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