Wednesday, March 30, 2011

ICT Coordinator::IT & ICT jobs in Kenya

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to improving the lives and futures of poor children through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan Kenya is recruiting an ICT Coordinator to be based at Kwale Program Unit. This job reports to the Program Unit Manager and technically to the ICT Manager. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring innovative and effective use of ICT in Plan’s work in the Program Unit.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan for ICT for Development (ICT4D) at the Program Unit
  • Ensure effective implementation of IT Procedures and guidelines
  • Ensure adherence to corporate standards, design and architectures
  • Ensure efficient IT Infrastructure.
  • Provides first line support and network administration and network and server support
  • Support and troubleshoot for corporate systems at Program Unit
  • Participate in System/Project rollout, testing and certification
  • Provide timely IT disaster recovery as specified in IT business continuity plan
  • Prepare monthly ICT report on ICT initiatives in the Program Unit including ICT development in the communities
  • Prepare monthly ICT Systems Management and network security implementation and performance reports
  • Prepare quarterly hardware and software report
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer / IT Studies or equivalent
  • At least 3 years work experience
  • Ability to understand and communicate context and opportunities for ICT in development and Programmes
  • Innovation for programmes experience
  • IT technical skills in infrastructure and applications
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, Exchange server and communication technologies
  • Database administration skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Project management skills
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

How to apply

If you meet the requirements of the above position, please send detailed and updated curriculum vitae with current and/or expected remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including your current/latest supervisor to to be received latest by 7th April, 2011.

Your email or envelope should bear the job title for the position applied for i.e. “ICT COORDINATOR” as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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