Vacancies in Management University Of Africa, Kenya 2019
Career Kenya: Vacancies in Management University Of Africa, Kenya 2019
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ICT Officer

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the ICT officer job exists to
oversee and coordinate the provision of Information and Communication Systems
services, solutions and support, and advise the University Management.
  • Assist
    the ICT manager in tracking departmental expenses to help forecasting and
    budgeting corporation ICT requirements and advising management
  • Help
    in maintaining ICT hardware and soft-ware inventories
  • Ensuring
    communication and working relationships between IT and other departments
    within the organization as well as IT service providers
  • Serving
    as the technical assistant for system implementation projects to bring
    consistency to project execution and life cycle
  • Assist
    the ICT manager in identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and
    update software and systems
  • Assist
    in attaining time frames for major IT projects including system updates,
    upgrades, migrations and outages
  • Assist
    in the selection and installation of ICT resources and the provision of
    user training as directed by ICT Manager
  • Assist
    in developing innovative network trouble shooting methods that reduce
    downtime and lower repair costs.
  • Works
    with system vendors as required to configure, customize or upgrades to
    existing systems in order to fit different end user needs in the different
    sections and units in the University.
  • Works
    with various departments and strategic management department business
    analysts to develop system requirement specifications (SRS) based on
    business processes in the University.
  • Perform
    tuning, balancing, improvement, automation and usability of the existing
    software and applications in the University.
  • Review
    the existing systems in use by different sections and units in the
    University and propose areas and approaches for improvements.
  • Oversee
    and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of progress and achievement of
    the ICT systems section’s programmes, procedures, processes and services
    in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports
    appropriately.
  • Analyze
    data from systems and produce technical and business reports for consumption
    by departmental managers.
  • Proactively
    manage data quality in some systems
  • Contribute
    regularly to discussion regarding internal process and system improvements
    in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the University
  • Provide
    guidance and support for application users to ensure that the business
    application systems supported by the ICT are maintained to the highest
    possible standard with maximum levels of attainable productivity and
    efficiency.
  • Any
    other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor
  • Bachelors’
    Degree in IT or Computer Science/Engineering from a recognized
    institution.
  • At
    least Two years working experience as an ICT Applications Officer or
    related field
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluent
    spoken and written English.
  • Design,
    implement and manage University network architecture (LAN/WAN,
    connectivity, etc.)
  • Assist
    with creation of policies and procedures
Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements above
should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address,
day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees.
The applications should reach the undersigned not later than
24th January 2020.
The main objectives of the position are to assist
maintenance of basic hardware (e.g. PCs, LAN equipment), software and
communication systems and perform ICT related administration duties (e.g. payment
of communication bills). These tasks should be performed in accordance with
MUA’s ICT Policy also in coordination with the ERP/Database administrator,
System Administrator and ICT Manager.
  • Ensure
    network security through appropriate controls, policies, and deployment of
    systems; perform regular audits
  • Provide
    hands-on leadership in the configuration and maintenance of network
    hardware, DNS, DHCP, switching, routing and other essential network
    services
  • Own
    administration of Cisco switches, routers, VPN, and ASA/Meraki/Cyberoam
    devices (firewall rules, site-to-site VPNs, software updates, etc.)
  • Monitor
    network resources 24/7 via centralized apps to pre-empt or respond to
    outages
  • Recommend,
    specify and manage the implementation of network equipment and
    applications
  • Ensure
    high availability and redundancy of data connectivity; implement disaster
    recovery and business continuity measures to support the University’s
    Business Continuity Plan.
  • Apply
    expertise in optimizing network performance to address connectivity needs
    under challenging circumstances.
  • Provide
    network documentation and training to organization and IT department
  • Develop
    and maintain strong working relationships with University
    departments/office managers, IT contractors and key vendors.
Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements above
should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address,
day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees.
The applications should reach the undersigned not later than
24th January 2020.

The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity
employer.

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