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Position Details: Head of ICT

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 1
Salary Range:

Description:



The company is an established organization in the Manufacturing industry here in Uganda, with operations in Kenya and Zambia.


Job Description – Head of ICT

 

Position & Grade: Head of ICT

Reports to:             Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Summary Role:     The job of an ICT Manager is to lead a team of ICT Staff that manage ICT Hardware and Software Assets, Computer Networks, Security, Telephony and ICT User Support Services.                    

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

a)     Plan, implement and monitor the Movit Computer Network and ensure it is safe and ;

b)     Implement, upgrade and support the Enterprise Resource Planning SAP and ensure it is seamlessly running;

c)      Plan and offer advice on Hardware acquisition including Servers, Storage, Switches, Printers, Photocopiers so that only quality machinery is purchased;

d)     Facilitate installation of security systems to improve physical and computer network Security and that only authorised persons access the network;

e)     Define system or service requirement, vendor selection, contracting, and service monitoring and interpret it of the senior management to inform decision making;

f)       Develop, implement, maintain and proactively communicate all developed ICT policies and procedures;

g)     Provide user Training to all Movit staff members to improve Staff ICT Skills and in cases of new installations;

h)     Ensure Software Licensing Compliance by Continuously monitor licensing usage to achieve optimal usage software licenses;

i)       Maintain Business Continuity by Monitoring Database and Server Backups and Develop and update Business Continuity Plan;

j)       Develop and implement the departmental work plan in line with the organization strategy; and

k)     Ensure that effective communication modes are in place for reporting incidents/problems by all staff members to the management

l)       Develop Departmental budgets.

 

 

Working Relationship and work Environment:

a)     Working with the entire staff and departments in Movit

b)     Maintain good relations with key associates and company external stakeholders

c)      Office based  and ability to manage urgent demands

d)     Ability to meet deadlines and exhibit highest degree of flexibility in terms of working time

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         Master’s Degree in IT or Computer Science

·         Information Technology Infrastructure Library

·         Cisco Certified Network Associate

·         VMWare Certified Associate

·         Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

·         Linux Certified Systems Administrator

·         Sound knowledge about various concepts of ICT

·         Outstanding observation and analytical skills

·         Outstanding troubleshooting and problem solving abilities

·         Excellent managerial skills especially inter and intra personal skills

·         "Ability to regularly learn and update knowledge regarding all aspects of ICT services

Benefits:

a)     Benefits of physical meals at the factory premises;

b)     Medical as per the Company Policy;

c)      Transport as per the Company Policy; and

d)     Air time as per the Company Policy

 

Acceptance and Approvals:

Acceptance by the Staff (Name &Signature):

 

 

 

Approved by Head of Human Capital:

 

 

 

Endorsed by Chief Executive Officer:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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