Recruiter: Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) , Nairobi | Contract Type: Permanent | Salary range: Confidential

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Head of ICT

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  


Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration planning & Finance you will be responsible for:

  • Provide leadership, technical direction and vision for ICT implementation in the University
  • Provide support to Virtual and Blended learning;
  • Manage ICT staff by conducting and facilitating training, inducting employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Plan and coordinate all IT functions in the University and ensure all campuses are provided with required ICT facilities.
  • Develop, document and revise policies, procedures and standards for ICT systems and processes.
  • Establish efficient and effective ICT systems and processes in the University;
  • Integrate ICT into University’s operations and institutionalize automated systems for performance management;
  • Establish and implement effective ICT security, risk management, and data recovery strategies for the University;
  • Ensure alignment of user needs and system functionality.
    Plan to eradicate the risk of data loss, breach of privacy and confidentiality for the University;
  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
  • Prepare status reports on ICT in the University
    Ensure professional standards and guidelines are adhered to in ICT operations.;
  • Undertake periodic review of the ICT projects and procedures and recommended improvement;
  • Prepare and execute medium plan and annual budget for the ICT department;
  • Qualifications and Experience

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Security, Information Security, Digital Forensics or any other related field;
  • Professional Certifications: MCSE, CCNP, CERT, CISA, CISM, or any other relevant certifications
  • 6 years experience 3 of which should be at a supervisory level.
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Windows Server and Linux Server;
  • Knowledge and experience in cloud deployment and administration.
  • Other Skills and Competences

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Good systems, analytical and forensic skills.
  • Experience in data center management and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration or Systems administration and network installation

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