General Manager, ICT, Job in Kenya

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director & CEO, the job holder is responsible for positioning ICT (Information Communication Technology) as the greatest business enabler and a transformation tool that will create an agile, efficient, and effective organization in the execution of its mandate of providing clean, cheap and affordable electric power.

Job Description

Responsibilities

Developing and implementing ICT strategies, policies, systems, and innovations to support the implementation of business plans.

Ensuring the development of a robust ICT networks infrastructure (hardware, software, networking components, operating systems (OS), and data storage required to operate and manage the enterprise IT environment which can be deployed within a cloud computing system or an internal system


Overseeing the implementation of cybersecurity policies, procedures and controls and establish and maintain a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy to protect company data and systems from cyber threats.

Conducting regular risk assessments, vulnerability testing and incident reporting and where necessary coordinate with external security agencies and stakeholders to enhance cyber security measures.

Develop and manage a comprehensive data recovery plan to minimize data loss and downtime.

Ensuring regular testing of data recovery processes in the event of hardware failure, human error or cyber-attack.

Developing and ensuring regular update with Industry best practices in ICT application technologies (SCADA, DCS, Analytics, etc.), SAP ERP system, WorkflowGen, Enterprise Content Management (CMS), Website, intranet, mobile solutions to support the business processes.

Advising on strategic global ICT trends and innovations trends that the business can leverage on.

Ensuring compliance with established Information Communication Technology standards, procedures, and regulations.

Developing and providing ICT technical support for issues related to hardware and software as well as ensure user education on use of ICT applications, software and equipment.

Providing relevant and up to date ICT solutions to the business.

Ensuring adherence to quality, occupational health, and safety standards

Preparing, implementing, and monitoring departmental budget.

Coaching, mentoring, and developing employees using relevant human resource tools.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade an officer must have;

At least fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience in a relevant field, five (5) years as senior manager in a large organization.

Master’s degree in Information Communication Technology, Business Management or Engineering from a recognized institution.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Business Information Technology (BBIT), BSc in Telecommunication & Information Engineering or BSc Electronics and Computing Engineering from a recognized institution.

Member of good standing in a relevant professional body.

Demonstrated high performance and leadership in previous roles.

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