Thursday, 21 January 2016

Information Technology Director

Information Technology Director

Reports to: 
Chief Executive Officer

Level: Senior

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience

Location: Kilifi, Kenya head office, Alternatively San Francisco U.S.A. or Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction: Komaza is looking for a full-time Information Technology Director to build and develop the technology vision for a fast-growing sustainable forestry company. 

This is a senior strategic leadership position in a fast-paced and culturally diverse organization.
The Role: The Information Technology Director will serve as the internal consultant to senior management in all things regarding technology as well as the team leader of the Information Technology team. 

Komaza requires huge IT support to move its operations and decision making to a data driven approach. Systems across all departments and groups will have to be built as well as data collected and analysed.

This requires somebody who is a true tech entrepreneur and has built complex organization spanning systems at start-ups, tech companies and data driven organizations and who’s looking for a new challenge.

As the Information Technology Director, a typical day might include:
  • Consulting with department and group heads on their technology needs
  • Researching technology trends and conducting case studies
  • Designing systems
  • Coaching and training the team
  • Develop policies and best practices for the organizations technology use
This job might be for you, if:
  • You love new challenges
  • Want to contribute to a forestry revolution
  • Don’t like doing the same thing from day to day
  • Figuring out solutions to unique problems
How to apply:

How to get this job:

In order to land this awesome opportunity you will need to love helping and growing people. 

Have previous experience in developing and building comprehensive technology strategies and not being afraid of getting your hands dirty. 

Several years of work experience will definitely be helpful. 

If you want to move to sunny Kilifi on the Kenyan coast, or work from San Francisco or alternatively Nairobi, do something meaningful which will have huge impact on the local coastal communities, are not afraid of a complex and tough job, and want to grow professionally and personally then please apply for this role. 

Please send your maximum 3 page-CV and a cover letter detailing why you are the right fit as well as why you want to work for Komaza to with “REF: Information Technology Director Application” in the subject matter line. 

Please do not send your academic documents and any other documents not asked for in this job ad. Closing date is the 19th February 2016



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