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Director, Information & Communication Technology

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The director Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is responsible forproviding strategic direction and advice with regard to the information andcommunication technology needs of the Commission. A key part of this role is advisingthe Commission on leveraging appropriate technology to effectively and efficientlydeliver the electoral and operational processes.
a) Minimum of Master’s degree in Information and Communication technology;
b) Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
c) Minimum of ten (10) years managerial ICT experience, five (5) of which must be at
senior management level in a large public/private institution;
d) Must possesses relevant Professional Certifications;
e) Must be a member of a relevant professional body and in good standing;
f) Knowledge in ICT infrastructure and processes, and its integration;
g) ICT Strategy Development, Coordination and Execution;
h) Good Knowledge of ICT Security;
i) Demonstrated track record in the delivery of ICT projects and services;
j) Good Leadership and people management skills;
k) Problem solving and analytical skills;
l) Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills; and
m) Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment;

Responsibilities

a) Develop and ensure the implementation of information and communication
technology strategies in line with the Commission’s strategy.
b) Develop accountability structures, supervise projects, periodic reporting and
monitor the performance indicators for the ICT departments.
c) Oversee the development and implementation of effective policies, procedures,
systems and processes for systems administration; security; business applications
and support; and network administration.
d) Ensure the directorate is adequately resourced by professional and competent
personnel.
e) Oversee the development of ICT plans in coordination with other directorates and
departments.
f) Advise the Commission on the development and implementation of institutional
systems; including voter registration system, result management and reporting
system, geographical information management system (GIS), election violence
reporting system, political party fund management system, and supporting
operational systems.
g) Develop and coordinate the implementation of business continuity plans in line with
the Commission’s strategy and operations.
h) Oversee the contracting and management of ICT and related service providers.
i) Oversee the development of user training programmes and materials; and the
coordination of ICT training initiatives.
j) Coordinate the provision of timely information communication technology and
services to other directorates and regional offices and;
k) Any other duty as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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