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Deputy ICT Manager

  • Post-graduate education
  • Telecommunications
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Manager, the DeputyICT Manager will be responsible for the provision of technical support of the ICTinfrastructure, Communications and Business Systems including architectural design,functionality and security.
Qualifications and Experience

 Master’s degree in any of the following: Information Sciences, Information Systems,Information Technology, Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline froma recognized institution.
 Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences, Information Systems, Information
Technology, Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognizedinstitution.
 Working experience of at least three (3) years at the grade of Principle InformationCommunication Technology Officer in a large organization.
 Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than four(4) weeks from a recognized Institution.
 Certification in CISA, ITIL and Project Management eg. PRINCE2.
 Membership to a relevant professional body.


Designing, implementing and maintaining the Hospital’s ICT infrastructure.

 Designing and implementing capabilities to ensure information system security.
 Developing, implementing and managing computerized information system.
 Formulating and implementing ICT policies, procures and plans.
 Managing third party service providers of ICT services to ensure that the Hospital
gets value for money.
 Managing ICT related projects through the complete project lifecycle from projectinitiation to project closure, including project review, undertaking proactive
monitoring of costs, timescales and resources throughout.
 Identifying ICT needs of the Hospital staff and clients.
 Providing ICT services to transform the Hospital into an automated work
environment that supports efficient and effective service delivery.
 Providing appropriate information and guidance on emerging trends and best
practices in ICT to enable Hospital optimize usage of technology.

 Providing support for users of Hospital’s ICT services.
 Conducting and coordinating user training on various systems eg. HMIS, ERP etc.
 Ensuring the ICT strategies, procedures and plans are complete, current and
 Organizing regular testing of disaster recovery plans and document outcomes.
 Documenting and implementing appropriate processes to manage and report on allICT infrastructure and systems changes.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Telecommunications
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Negotiation; Information security; Network equipment installation; System and network security; Training delivery; System (IT) auditing; Disaster management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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