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Umeme Ltd IT Jobs in Kenya


Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. 

The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. 

To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the positions described below.

Talent and Skills Development Manager
IT Programme Manager

As IT Programme Manager you will be responsible for managing multiple IT projects, resourcing, budgeting and timely delivery.

Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Qualification in PMP or Prince 2 desired
  • Have at least 5 years experience ¡n project management
  • Have a track record in completing projects on time and within budget
  • Be capable and competent in preparing business presentations and communicating to project stakeholders.
  • Be team focused while having the inner drive and capacity to go for results
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Business Continuity Manager

The Business Continuity Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining and testing UMEME’s business continuity program.

The person will support the necessary business plan activities to enable UMEME to continue its business in the event of a crisis. 

The position’s primary purpose will be to document, test and update business contingency plans across the organisation.

Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Information Management, or a related field; or the equivalent in education and work experience
  • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or Associate Disaster Recovery Planner accreditation desired.
  • 5+ years managing business continuity within an organization
  • Knowledge of technology and business concepts, life cycles and processes
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with a great degree of autonomy
Business Support Analyst

Review & Develop Business Processes. 
 Create specifications for IT projects from user requirements

IT Project Support Officer

Responsible for supporting IT projects, business readiness, and project documentation.

Contact

To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme — position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on the 27th of December 2012

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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