Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Catholic Diocese of Nakuru - IT Manager Job in Kenya

Catholic Diocese of Nakuru Vacancy

The Diocese wishes to recruit a highly motivated and competent individual to fill the following position;

Information Technology Manager

Purpose of the Position:The IT Manager shall be responsible for installing and maintaining computer hardware, software and networks.


The IT Manager shall report to the Planning and Development Coordinator and shall manage and provide hardware and software maintenance, conduct training and consultation, and give recommendations about future planning, development and implementation of technology services and resources.


1. Manage information technology and computer systems;
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP)
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
  • Meet with Programme Coordinators to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Assist in hiring and managing information systems personnel and contractors to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • Control the computer systems budgets and expenditures
2. Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software;
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software and network operating system
  • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology
  • Train staff about potential uses of existing technology
  • Provide individual training and support on request
  • Provide recommendations about accessing information and support
  • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources
3. Monitor and maintain technology to ensure maximum access;
  • Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
  • Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
  • Research current and potential resources and services
  • Provide network access to all staff
  • Connect and set up hardware
  • Load all required software
  • Monitor security of all technology
  • Input and maintain IP addresses
  • Advise staff of security breach and/or change in password or security status
  • Identify and prepare hardware for disposal when appropriate
4. Perform other related duties as required during working hours;

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Must have at least a BSc. in Computer Science degree
  • Must have at least 3-4 years experience in IT industry especially in managing IT
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • Computer hardware and software systems and programs
  • Computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Computer viruses and security
  • E-mail and internet programs

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks
  • Team building skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
  • ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, word-processing, graphics and website development programs at a highly proficient level
Personal Attributes:

The incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • Be honest, trustworthy and respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Preferably a practicing Catholic
Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials and names of three referees and day time telephone contacts to:

Human Resource Director
Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
P.O. Box 938 – 20100

or E-mail us – cdnhr@yahoo.com

So as to be received by 29th February 2012.

Kindly indicate Current & Expected consolidated salary in your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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