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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004338
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

 Deputy Director (Management Information Systems, MIS) Grade: 14 Directorate: Information and Communication Technology Centre (ICTC) Advert Reference: AC/12/289/23 

Salary and Benefits

  • Basic Salary: Kshs 162,303-228,848
  • House Allowances: Kshs 66,344
  • All other allowances and benefits as per terms of service applicable to respective job grades or determined by Council.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Academic and Professional:
    • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from a recognized institution.
    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from a recognized institution with over ten (10) years of practical work experience.
  • Experience and Skills:
    • 10 years of technical experience and at least ten (10) years of managerial experience.
    • Managerial skills gained preferably from a corporate environment.
    • Technical skills in Information Systems at the Bachelor’s Degree level.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Track record of problem-solving and sound diagnostic ability.
    • Ability to provide leadership in the fields of Information Systems and Research & Development.
    • Must be a person of high integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out strategic information systems planning in line with the University’s Corporate Planning.
  • Provide leadership in the planning, development, operation, and maintenance of University Information Systems.
  • Ensure cyber threats and various aspects of cyber safety, cyber security for the University.
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of Information Systems and human resource development.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services, and facilities.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce information systems policies, standards, and quality assurance.
  • Liaise with the broader University Management in the realization of the University strategic plans for Information Systems.
  • Liaise with the other Deputy Directors to ensure effective and efficient running of University Information Systems.
  • Provide Information Services to user departments by Service Level Agreements.
  • Monitor and evaluate information services, Management Information Systems projects, and personnel in the Management Information Services section.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce necessary data and systems security measures.
  • Monitor progress and recommend corrective action in the execution of the activities of the work plans for all the officers in the section and to give exception reports/recommendations to the Director for action on each individual work plan.
  • Assist in enforcing punctuality as well as smooth and efficient execution of duty at the workplace for section staff.
  • Actualize the Service Charter requirements.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor from time to time.

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