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IT Manager Job Vacancy in Kisumu

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: 25,000 – 30,000 (based on experience)

The Company

We are a fast growing, high quality, professional audit & advisory firm, located in Kisumu, Kenya.

In line with our rapid expansion, we are looking for candidates who are committed and responsible to join us. We are meritocratic firm, committed to train our staff and encourage sharing of knowledge among Staff & Partners.

Job Description

The role reports to the Partners/Directors. The applicant should be ready to lead the IT department and all IT activities within the firm.

  • To ensure maximum availability of computer systems throughout the Company
  • Responsible for the provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications Local and / or Wide area networks, IT security and telecommunications
  • Development and implementation of new systems
  • Working with senior management to propose, agree and deliver IT service to defined Service Level Agreements
  • Responsible for IT hardware, software and maintenance procurement
  • To develop and maintain a disaster recovery plan
  • To develop and control the IT security policy
  • To maintain and control staff timesheets
  • Provide regular written reports to the Partner/Director on all aspects of the IT Department
  • Perform a variety of technical tasks in the installation, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of computers, network job entry stations and related equipment within the computer network.
  • Install, operate and maintain network services, routers, concentrators, hubs, switches, modems and other network devices following technical plans.
  • Resolve network communications problems to ensure user’s access to networks
  • Resolve issues on software applications in place and assist in developing enhancements.
  • Install or repair computers with standardized applications and networking software, diagnosing and solving problems that develop in their operations.
  • Respond to user questions and explain the operation of network applications and equipment
  • Assist in the maintenance of standards and documentation.
  • Carry out quarterly maintenance on all PC’s.
  • Maintain accurate and current records on repair, installation and removal of equipment; provide appropriate logging and tracking of hardware malfunctions.
  • Recommend improvements to operating procedures; write and maintain procedure manuals.
  • Minimum 2 years directly related experience
  • University degree in IT / Computer Science
  • Professional Certification and/or proven experience in networking installation, operations and trouble shooting
  • Experience with LINUX systems
  • Certification and/or proven experience in database management and administration
  • Experience in MySQL would be an added advantage
  • Experience in systems analysis and design for end users and implementation of complex information systems
  • Systems integration experience
  • Proven experience of managing an IT department
  • Experience in IT infrastructure planning and development
  • Strong team leading skills
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer hardware and software systems and programs
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer troubleshooting
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer viruses and security
  • Must have proficient knowledge in e-mail and internet programs
How to apply

Send your application to:

Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with us, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of two professional referees.

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