Thursday, July 4, 2013

IPSTC PCSS Karen ICT Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 63,897)

International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC), Nairobi
Position Title: ICT Manager at PCSS, Karen


The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) is a Research and Training institution focusing on regional peace support capacity building to respond to conflicts through preventive, management, and peace building measures.

The centre is a key player in the African Peace and Security Architecture with its strategic focus in the Eastern African Region and wishes to engage a competent ICT officer in charge of the day to day operations at PCSS in Karen. 
This position attract a gross salary of Ksh 63,897.00

Job Purpose: -

He/ She will manage the IT function on a day-to-day operational basis & be responsible for technical support and office technical infrastructure and reports to the Head of Information and Communication Technology.

Principle Accountabilities: -
  • Training personnel in the use of computer applications.
  • Administer computer networks for the purpose of providing reliable communication applications.
  • Maintains computer hardware and software applications through the use of service contractors.
  • Monitors IT fund balances of assigned programs and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, related revenues are generated, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
  • Purchasing of all IT related KIT for the Organization and for all the courses/conferences within the Organization.
  • Managing and running of the IT Department.
  • Evaluating and analyzing all IT requirements and deciding on the best choices for the Organization.
  • Guiding and giving direction to the Top Management with regards to IT related matters
  • Coordinating and maintenance of ICT systems
  • Offer IT support to all Organization Staff.
  • Setting up all IT for courses/conferences and offering IT support for the same.
  • Researches software applications and hardware requirements for the purpose of previewing products to provide recommendations regarding applications and purchases.
  • Coordinate priorities between the IT department and user departments
  • Approve and monitor major projects, IT budgets, priorities, standards, procedures, and overall IT performance
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of any IT plan.
  • Serves as liaison for the Organization to software/hardware providers for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information and coordinating activities.
Qualification and Professional Experience

Academic/professional qualifications
  • University degree in computer science
  • Basic knowledge Linux server environments would be preferable;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft environments;
  • Extensive knowledge of installing small office networks, routers / switches;
  • Basic knowledge of installing hardware and troubleshooting hardware issues;
  • Excellent proficiency in the English language
Relevant Experience
  • Minimum of 2 year experience in a similar position;
  • Experience working in a financial institution is preferable
Personal Attributes
  • High Integrity, moral standards, and work ethics
  • Good communication skills and have a service-oriented attitude
  • Flexible and able to perform under pressure
  • Enjoy working independently
How to Apply: -
Applications should be submitted via email to: 
Deadline for submitting applications is 10th July 2013

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IPSTC charges no fee for the recruitment process