ICT Officer vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Tourism Finance Corporation


Job Summary

Develop and implement TFC’s ICT strategy in consultation with the Board Committee responsible for ICT

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description
Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) is a leading Development Financial Institution (DFI) providing affordable and accessible financial facilities and advisory services to the Tourism industry. TFC’s mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s Tourism Industry by providing a range of advisory and financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises. The Corporation is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of ICT Officer.

Key Responsibilities for the Chief ICT Officer Job

Participate in TFC’s strategic planning process and advise the IT Steering Committee and the Board of Directors on ICT policy and strategy issues affecting the tourism sector
Develop and implement TFC’s ICT strategy in consultation with the Board Committee responsible for ICT
Oversee development and implementation TFC’s ICT policy
Develop, manage and monitor the ICT budgets in line with the overall TFC’s goals and objectives
Guide and coordinate all ICT projects related to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major information systems for TFC while managing all ICT vendor relationships
Ensure that design and selection of ICT applications and infrastructure supports the strategic objectives of TFC
Champion any system changes and effectively manage the implementation of new initiatives
Responsible for TFC’s information security by developing and overseeing the implementation of TFC systems security strategies, policies and procedures for confidentiality, integrity and availability of data
Ensure that TFC’s disaster recovery system is fully operational at all times for business continuity
Ensure that all information systems network and infrastructure operate according to internal standards, external accrediting agency standards, regulatory agencies and legal requirements
Develop service level agreements between ICT and the business and ensure the department meets objectives of the performance contract and cascaded individual performance goals
Liaise with the all departments to continuously identify new ICT requirements
Act as a change manager when defining and executing change requirements
Coach, mentor, develop and provide leadership to the ICT team to ensure high performance and effective succession planning in the department.

Chief ICT Officer Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any other related field.
A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Computer Science or other related field.
Any ICT specialized certification such as MCSE, CISA, CISA, IC3, CCNP, OCP, A+, CISSP, CISCO etc.
At least 6 years’ experience with 3 years in a managerial position.
Membership to a professional body.
Conversant with ERP, ICT Infrastructure systems
Strong Leadership and Management skills
Ability to design long term plans
Analytical and presentation skills
Ability to interpret long term plans, programs and budgets developed at Senior Management Level
Project Management skills
Ability to develop plans, programs, SOPS and coordination of workflows
Strategic Management skills

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents:

Clearance certificate from HELB
Clearance for Ethics and Anti-Corruption and Commission
Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau
Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

Method of Application

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the listed qualifications/competencies and skills, a detailed and updated CV, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, details and contacts of three professional referees, as well as current and expected remuneration to reach the undersigned by 10 July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Managing Director

Tourism Finance Corporation

Utalii House, 11th Floor

P.O. Box 42013, 00100