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ICT Manager Job at East African Portland Cement Plc - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: Computer/ IT
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 25 June 2021
Duty Station: Athi River
Posted: 11-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
ICT Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

East African Portland Cement Plc

Deadline of this Job:
25 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Athi River , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, June 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

East African Portland Cement Plc (EAPC Plc'the Company') is a leading Cement Manufacturing Company which was established in 1933 The Company's product sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement has been instrumental in the Region's social-economic growth as virtually all segments of development have benefited from the use of this brand. The Company is seeking to fill the following vacant position as part of a reorganization program that is aimed at providing operational and strategic leadership

ICT Manager - JOB REF:EAPC PLC / FIN/ICTM/06/2021
Reporting to the Head of Finance & Strategy, the ICT Manager will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information and communication systems required to assist the business meet its objectives.

Key Responsibilities
The ICT Manager's key responsibilities are to:
a) Develop and implement innovative and effective ICT strategy that supports the corporate strategy, maximize service delivery and fully exploit available technology options
b) Manage and coordinate ICTfunctions across the business operations and provide strategic leadership and guidance on ICT matters including enforcing best practices in ICT standards
c) Keep abreast of local and global best practices in ICT technology and make recommendations to the Management on how these can be applied to the Company's Operations
d) Lead and coordinate the ICT Team in design, development, implementation operation and support of integrated ICT infrastructure across all the functions in the organization.
e) Provide leadership in Development. Implementation and enforcement of ICT policies and standards
f) Liaise closely with ICT vendors and service providers for continuity of effective and timely service delivery.
g)Proactively manage and oversee timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, license renewals, migrations and management of system.outages.
h) Build, lead and motivate a competent ICT department team and ensure that department has the right people,
i) Source and manage external ICT services providers to sustainably support the delivery of services to the business
j) Develop ICT budget. monitor and control departmental expenditure to ensure spending within budget and value for money.
k) Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by Management from time to time.

Person specifications
Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:
a) Holder of Bachelor's degree in Information Technology
b) Holder of a Diploma in systems design.
c) A Master's in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
d) At least eight [8] years' relevant working experience in a busy ICT department preferably in manufacturing Company three (3) of which should be in a senior management position.
e) Experience in information system implementation preferably an ERP system.
f) Ability to oversee budgeting and planning for the department
g)Ability to lead, influence and drive change initiatives in support of business strategies within the department and the Company
h) Ability to communicate effectively, prepare and present Management reports.
1) Strong human relations and interpersonal skills.
j)Unquestionable character and integrity.

Terms of Service and Remuneration
The appointment is for a period of three (3) years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets. The Company offers competitive salary and benefits.

Other Requirements
In addition to the person specifications outlined, candidates are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Leadership and Integrity Act and applications should be accompanied by copies of the following documents:
a) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority:
b) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board:
c) Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
d) Clearance from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
e) Clearance from an approved Credit Reference Bureau
f) National Identity Card

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Interested persons who feel they meet the relevant criteria are requested to submit applications indicating current remuneration, a summary profile, a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates/testimonials The CV must at the minimum provide details of current employer and names and contacts of three (3) referees familiar with the applicant's professional and work record.
Applications by EMAIL ONLY to be sent to:
The Managing Director
East African Portland Cement Plc,
P.O. Box 20-00204 Athi River, Kenya
Applications should be received by close of business Friday, 25 June, 2021
Canvassing in any manner shall lead to automatic disqualification Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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