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Head of ICT Job Vacancy in Kenya


Head of ICT

Ref. No. 711/CQ/FN
 
- required to ensure that the company makes best use of new developments in ICT to enhance efficiency and maintain its competitive advantage.
 
The continuous innovation in ICT presents a wide range of new possibilities in the way a company can do its business particularly in the areas of customer service, decision making, operations, planning and data management etc. 

With this appointment, our client, a leading insurance company in the East African region, wishes to ensure that it makes good use of the innovation in ICT to enhance its leadership position, increase efficiency and grow profitable business.
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will provide strategic leadership in the design, development and maintenance of information and communication systems so as to ensure that ICT drives the business.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Maximizing service delivery and fully exploiting technological and business process innovations;
  • Formulating and maintaining ICT standards, policies and procedures that match best practice in the industry and comply with all regulations and licensing requirements;
  • Establishing mechanisms and processes to exploit synergy between the company, its affiliates and partners;
  • Developing ICT budgets and managing all ICT operational and capital expenditures;
  • Providing effective leadership and management of ICT staff to build a highly motivated and performing team.
Qualification and other requirements
 
Applications are invited from results driven Kenya citizens, looking for a new challenge and who:-
  • Hold at least a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline - an MBA will be an added advantage;
  • Have at least 7 years of progressive experience in ICT, of which at least 2 years should be in team leadership of a high performing ERP team;
  • Have in-depth knowledge of business system analysis, project management, business continuity planning and strategic management;
  • Keep abreast of leading edge developments in ICT;
  • Have proven ability in raising the level of ICT utilization across all functions;
  • Have excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
In addition to a competitive salary and attractive benefits, the successful candidate can look forward to a rewarding career. 
 
Send your application letter and CV- do not attach certificates/testimonials and state how your experience matches the specification, quoting job Ref. No. to hawkins.associates@khigroup.com

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