IT Manager Job in Kenya

Oct 8, 2016

Duma Works is recruiting an IT Manager for a company that is revolutionizing the cook stove sector in Africa.

We are looking for an experienced IT professional who can manage all the company’s IT infrastructure, processes, hardware, software and networking.

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Manage the installation and setup of a server and network to host a multi country Oracle based ERP system (based in Kenya, remotely accessed from US).
  • Assist with configuration of new ERP system and training of new staff.
  • Maintain the ERP system and provide ongoing troubleshooting support for ERP issues.
  • Manage our internet network, internet provider and deal with any issues in relation to connectivity.
  • Manage the local company wired and wireless intranet.
  • Support market research team on use of Echo Mobile platform for collecting customer data.
  • Ensure all company laptops and servers have up to date software and anti-virus protection
  • Make sure computers and network are used according to the policy.
  • Manage inventory e.g. printers, laptops, desktops, tablets, phones etc.
  • Make sure the company has adequate equipment and they are maintained as per an agreed preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Manage and provide support for issues and queries related to (our cloud based data storage).
  • Provision/de-provision employees for IT systems:  email, box, erp and other applicable services and ensure their laptops have required software.
  • Help to update and change the company’s website.
  • Proactively manage IT within the company and recommend new processes and ideas.
  • Secure and manage company’s data.
  • Document key processes.
  • Deal with queries and issues relating to IT within the company and provide support to employees.
  • Maintain the CCTV system
  • Manage the fixed assets register.
  • Ensure all assets are correctly tagged and recorded.
  • Ensure approval before assets leave the factory.
  • Manage the procurement of new IT equipment.
Applicant Requirements:
  • 3-5 years progressive IT experience.
  • Previous experience with ERP system used by not less than 30 people each day.
  • Bachelors Degree from a related field.
  • Experience with: Windows 7/10, Windows Server/HyperV, Microsoft Office, Oracle, Mikrotik, Network, Wifi.

Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2470”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2470 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 14th October 2016

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.


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