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IT Manager Infrastructure

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client, a leading provider of medical services in East Africa is seeking to recruit an IT Manager – Infrastructure to be based in Nairobi – Kenya. The ideal candidate must have over 10 years’ experience successful leadership of an infrastructure team managing & configuring Enterprise -wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs etc.


  1. Network Management.
  2. Design and implement strategic plans so that network capacity meets existing and future requirements.
  3. Manages all network hardware and communication equipment to ensure optimal operation 24/7 across the WAN.
  4. Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards.
  5. Provide reports to Management, with recommendations and plans for correcting any network challenges.
  6. Information Security.
  7. Develops security procedures i.e., administration of user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  8. Manages security solutions, i.e. firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion prevention systems, among others.
  9. Perform periodic reviews of ICT security controls.
  10. Maintains a secure IT environment within the group by identifying system requirements and monitoring performance.
  11. Monitoring and ensuring integrity of backups on group systems to support business continuity.
  12. IT Asset Management.
  13. Verifying user needs and coordinate procurement process for ICT and related network.
  14. Coordinate effective management of IT assets and related documentation.
  15. Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of hardware and software across the organization’s network.
  16. Enforcing compliance and regulation by ensuring all vendors and meet their specific standards.
  17. Service Management.
  18. Monitoring ICT Infrastructure to ensure availability and reliability to support business operations.
  19. Establish SLA with end users and provide them with support and training in LAN admin and usage.
  20. Ensure effectiveness of servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers, and their OS and software.
  21. Responsible for on-site and off-site data centers.
  22. Test server performance and provide performance statistics and reports.
  23. Provide guidance to junior members of the team.
  24. Preparation of ICT Budget and ensure cost containment.
  25. Plan and allocate duties to team members and monitor progress and performance.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Information security; System and network security; System architecture; Network management; IT support; IT training
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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