ICT Officer Job in Kenya

Responsibilities

  • Monitor Systems and infrastructure to ensure high availability of their services.
  • Identify user needs report them to the ICT Manager.
  • Sets up and configures desktops computers, and peripherals.
  • Test Systems, devices, and applications before they are deployed to users.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose problems, implement corrective action procedures within prescribed guidelines and/or escalates to the other technical resources as appropriate.
  • Administer user accounts in all Sacco systems
  • Provide Helpdesk reports to the ICT Manager monthly
  • Provide basic user support for all staff across the branches
  • Provide weekly helpdesk reports to ICT Manager
  • To provide first line ICT technical support; answering support queries via phone, email and in person.
  • Support users in the use of computer equipment, ICT Systems, and another Office applications.
  • Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications
  • Repairing/upgrading PC hardware and software, including scheduled maintenance
  • Routine hardware and software preventive maintenance.
  • Accurately diagnosing and resolving ICT related issues.
  • Running of end of day, end of month or end of year procedures in the ERP System.
  • Oversee all ICT projects at the Sacco from time to time
  • Manage and maintain relationships with all technology vendors at the Sacco
  • Liaison officer with SHOFCO in management and maintenance of an effective ICT department at the Sacco
  • Maintain scheduled back-ups as per ICT policy
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Essential skills and Key Attributes


  • Hands-on experience in networking, routing, and switching.
  • Must be conversant with common operating systems and database administration.
  • Experience with active directory administration.
  • Practical knowledge/working and administration in the current Microsoft server and Linux operating systems DBMS such as SQL and Oracle.
  • Practical knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP system is preferred

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related ICT field
  • A diploma in an IT-related field will be added advantage.
  • Proven 3 years related work experience preferably with deposit-taking Sacco
  • Professional certification in ICT fields (Cisco, CISM, CISA, or similar certification) will be an added advantage

How To Apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization, all interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to recruitment@shininghopeforcommunities.org with a clear subject line “JOB TITLE”. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.   Applications should reach us no later than 8th July 2024.