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Information Technology Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya - Liverpool VCT Care and Treatment

Ref: ITM/LVCT/2011

Location: Nairobi

The 
IT Manager will report to the Operations Director, and is to provide strategic leadership in information and communications technology to the organization. 

Core duties include analyzing systems and processes; hardware and software maintenance; training, consultation and ensuring maximum access to and implementation of technology services and resources.


Key Responsibilities:

1. Manage information technology and computer systems
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and ensure adherence.
  • Manage the acquisition, installation and maintenance of the local area network (LAN) hardware and software
  • Manage the information systems, staff and consultants to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software.
  • Provide leadership in the use of modern software in presentation of reports at organizational meetings with staff and other parties.
2. Ensure IT is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot workstations, network operating system, software applications, phones, copiers and other related technologies
  • Familiarity with all hardware, software and network operating systems
  • Compliance with all software licensing agreements and track software versions
  • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology and train staff
  • Provide leadership in managing information sharing platforms e.g. shared folders and give recommendations about accessing information and support
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on hardware and software
  • Maintain current and accurate inventory of computer hardware, software and IT resources.
  • Design, develop, maintain and update the organization website and intranets. Update and improve the website and intranet, add new functionality and improve user ability to maintain website without technical support.
3. Monitor and maintain technology to ensure maximum access
  • Manage network operations to include connectivity problems, installing and maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing e-mail addresses; performing backups and restorations, input and maintain IP addresses etc.
  • Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
  • Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
  • Ensure security of data and information including installation of updated anti-virus software, mitigation and documentation of security risks.
  • Implements, maintains and administrates databases
  • Provides technical supervision of IT staff, updates and evaluates the performance of IT staff.
4. Routine Database Administration
  • Work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation team to design, set up and maintain routine and evaluation database(s).
  • Develop back-up and recovering procedures
  • Develop database utilities and automated reporting
  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies
Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in IT. Masters degree will be preferred
  • Professional training certification in MCITP, CCNA etc.
  • Over 4 years experience of working in an IT environment
  • Knowledge and experience with LANS/WANS, window server environment, Microsoft SQL Server, network/workstation peripherals, firewalls, HTML, computer hardware
  • Attention to detail and display of critical/creative thinking
  • Demonstrated management, leadership ,supervisory and team building skills
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations, clearly stating the position and location applied for, to:

Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: recruitment@liverpoolvct.org

so as to reach us NOT later than April 4, 2011

Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.

LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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