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Manager, ICT Business Systems and Projects Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 16:23   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1880
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Job Description


The National Transport and safety Authority was established through an Act of Parliament; Act Number 33 on 26th October 2012. The objective of forming the Authority was to harmonize the operations of the key road transport departments and help in effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and minimizing loss of lives through road crashes. Vision: Efficient, Reliable and Safe Roads in Kenya Mission: To continually improve accessibility of Kenya’s road transport system for all users. Core functions: The main functions of the Authority as outlined in section 4 of the NTSA Act;

REF NTSA/05/2023/11

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure the successful completion of all software projects and oversee the peopleperforming work on the projects;
  • Coordinate installation, maintenance, updating and upgrading of the Authority’s software;
  • Ensure effective administration of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system;
  • Drive innovation and streamline overall testing processes;
  • Work with business units in the key service sectors of the organization to optimize the benefit of the approved corporate applications to the workforce;
  • Learn and understand how the corporate applications work and suggest functionality and process changes to improve efficiency;
  • Coordinate development of work instructions for the use of corporate applications in consultation with business units;
  • Coordinate design and delivery of training packages across the organization in the use of corporate applications, and their practical use as part of the broader job role;
  • Proactively analyze existing operational procedures and recommend/specify/implement approved changes to maintain/improve efficiency;
  • Coordinate assessment and implementation of software enhancements to ensure the full functionality and benefits of the application are realized;
  • Work closely with systems support staff where software problems or required changes are identified and participate in the testing of software upgrades and modifications;
  • Coordinate ongoing support to users requiring assistance with business applications;
  • Coordinate Preparation, Management and monitoring of the division budgets;
  • Coordinate divisional performance management;
  • Coordinate implementation of ICT policies, procedures, and best practices;
  • Plan, direct, coordinate and design ICT-related activities, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the division;
  • Coordinate implementation of annual work programmes in line with the ICT Strategic plan; and
  • Participate in the development and implementation of ICT policies, procedures, and best practices.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Certification in Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), (MCITP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Oracle (OCP, OCM, OCE)/ ITIL, Linux/Unix Administration or equivalent qualification;
  • At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been at a middle management position in a large organization;
  • Attended a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Experience in Project Management;
  • Experience in negotiating large contracts and services;
  • Strong communication / customer service skills to resolve problems with stakeholders/users/vendors; and
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of ICT.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and the National ID and Application to:
The Director General,
National Transport and Safety Authority,
316 Upper Hill Chambers, 2nd Ngong Avenue,
P.O. Box 3602-00506,

Closing Date : 29 May. 2023


Company Description
National Transport and Safety Authority