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Network & Infrastructure Manager Job in Kenya

Attractive Vacancies in a Leading Manufacturing Company

Our client, a leading manufacturing company wishes to fill the following position:

Manager - Network & Infrastructure 

Job Ref. MN 5681

Reporting to the Head of Information & Communication Technology, the Network & Infrastructure Manager will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the
design, development and maintenance of information and communication systems so as to meet the business objectives.

Job Profile
  • Carry out strategic planning for Networks Infrastructure and services.
  • Establish network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; plan and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; define network policies and procedures; establish connections and firewalls.
  • Maintain network performance by undertaking network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendors.
  • Secure the network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintain documentation.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services and facilities.
  • Develop, implement and enforce Networks Infrastructure and services policies, standards and quality assurance.
  • Monitor and evaluate Networks Infrastructure and services, related projects and personnel in the Networks section.
  • Meet financial requirements by submitting information for IT infrastructure budgets and monitoring ICT infrastructure expenses.
  • Tag and track all lOT assets, their locations and owners and administer the Asset Management Database and the Asset Inventory.
  • Undertake IT asset disposal in line with policies and Perform periodic asset recovery and audits
  • Ensure the company has a compressive IT disaster recovery plan
  • Manage the introduction of hardware and software changes into the operating environment, guiding activities in both production and test environments.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.
Person Profile
  • BSc in Computer Science or BSc in Information Technology or an equivalent.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), MCSE, MCIT.
  • CISA/CISM qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy
  • ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator o r Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls is essential.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers are essential.
  • Network design, implementation and performance tuning.
  • Negotiation of hardware/software service and technical support contracts with vendors.
  • Management of multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communications abilities
  • Supervising, coaching, and mentoring ability.
How to apply

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number and also supply names, telephone number and email address of three referees. 

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref No
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2011 pm; Year 2012 pm
  • Year 2012 Benefits: If house state market rent, if car state cc
Send your application by hand, courier or post so as to reach us by 4pm 7th March 2013. 

Send to:  

Executive Selection Division, 
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,

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