25 Aug 2014

ICT Manager Kenya Job

The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the auspices of the Kenya School of Law Act, No. 26 of the Laws of Kenya.

The core mandate of the Kenya School of Law is inter alia to train for legal professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.

For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs.

From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency (SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit full time high
calibre personnel who will join the existing  strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being the preferred centre of excellence in legal education and training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT literate, customer oriented, and love the thrills of leading change.

ICT Manager
Ref: KSL/HR04/2014
1 Position (Re-Advertisement)

Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to the Director / Chief Executive

The position is responsible for leading and directing the Information Communication Technology function of the School.

The position will provide the School with relevant modern and enhanced the Information Technology to leverage its business and operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical and operational advice, and ordinate the procurement and implementation of IT projects when need arises.
  • Provide strategic direction in the management of the ICT function.
  • Provide sound leadership to the staff in the department
  • Prepare comprehensive annual budgets for approval by the Director, Planning, Finance and Administration.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Lead the design and implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and other business systems including an e-learning platform to support the realization of the strategic plan and modernization of the School’s operations and service delivery.
  • Develop and lead the implementation and continuous review of an ICT policy for the School.
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge on windows server administration, managing virtual server environment and Microsoft active directory domain environment;
  • Knowledge on Cisco routers, switches and its technologies;
  • Develop and implement ICT security strategy.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a Master’s degree in information technology from a recognized university.
  • Have at least 8 years experience 5 of which should be at a managerial level in a similar environment.
  • Have experience in systems analysis, design, and implementation.
  • Have the ability to train users.
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
  • Have the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Registered member of a recognised professional body;
  • Having exposure to or experience in the following areas will be an added advantage;
  • Perfermance Contracting in the public sector,
  • ISO 9001 quality standards, and
  • Staff performance management using the Balanced Score Card or other management tools.

How to Apply
Applications should be addressed to:

Director/Chief Executive Officer
Kenya School of Law
P O Box 30369-00100 GPO

So as to reach him not later than 4th September, 2014.

Applicants can also email PDF zipped copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed CVs to indicating positions and reference numbers as the subject of the email.

Those who had applied for these jobs earlier need not reapply.KSL is an equal opportunity employer.

Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

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