Senior Information Systems Officer Job opportunity 2013 in Kenya


BPC Africa is one of the leading consulting firms in the East, Central and Southern Africa Region.
Our vision is to deliver best value that business can find through partnering in Strategy, Organization and People.
We partner with both local and international clients to source for best talent in a number of Specialized and Generalist areas.
Our client, a leading microfinance company in the region is sourcing for dynamic and results driven professional in the position of:-
Senior Information Systems Officer

Main Purpose of the Job

The individual assigned to this position will have the responsibility of supervising the assigned IS Team members in order to ensure complete implementation of the IT Systems strategy, business solutions for regions and their performance in line with set policies, processes and procedures.
Main Responsibilities
  • Ensuring compliance of all information security policies for servers, email system, end user computing, mobile devices, cloud platforms, websites, portals, application systems and databases.
  • Preparing and facilitating Systems Risk Assessments and IS Audits in line with the company’s IS Risk management framework
  • Business IT Process improvements and recommendation to the Chief Information officer
  • Ensure implementation and full compliance by users of all ICT policies and procedures
  • Ensuring quality assurance of data and information for all departments
  • Generating MIS reports for management use and manage monthly IT dashboard/performance reporting
  • Ensuring effective IT Service Delivery and 3rd party relationship management
  • Monitoring systems performance and recommending solutions in line with emerging technologies
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture
  • Project manage user acceptance testing (UAT), customization, configuration, maintenance and rollout of secure networks, telecommunication solution, applications, databases mobile and cloud systems.
  • Facilitate continuous integration and maintenance of all systems (hardware, software, network and storage) and Security systems (CCTV, Access Control etc.) to ensure they meet the business needs
  • Ensures IS Officers use standard procedures and tools to carry out defined system backups, restoring data where necessary and document entire process. Regularly reviews DR/BCP strategy and policy.
  • Ensure regular review/monitor systems storage and capacity for future expansion planning
  • Manage IT Service Desk and provide quality service delivery to all clients by providing effective feedback
  • Review and ensures safe custody of all IT systems documentation and records management
  • Identify, provide technical specification and recommendation of ICT products and service procurement
  • Managing the IT assets register; ensuring its up-to-date for obsolesce planning & management
  • Identifying, implementing, benchmarking and shares best practices in systems management
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture
Job Skills
  • Process and structural changes support
  • Project management
  • IT fluency development
  • Information knowledge management
  • Data management
  • Planning and time management skills
    Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Change management
  • Information management
  • Application and exploitation of IT
Academic & Professional qualifications, Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in MIS or Business ICT Management, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Certification in at least three relevant fields; A+, N+, CCNA, CISM, CISA and Database Administration (Oracle or Microsoft), Web Development, Solutions Architect, Developer or Admin in Sales Force.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience with 3 years in banking environment.
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 31st October, 2013 to the following address:
Business Partner Consulting – (BPC Africa)
Email address:
Tel: +254 712 316 888