The Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is a State Corporation established in 1954 to promote the economic development of Kenya through supporting the establishment and growth of industrial and commercial enterprises. 

The Corporation has ambitious plans to become a high-performance public entity that will contribute meaningfully to the economic development of Kenya. 
As part of our strategic realignment we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our corporate goals and therefore must have in place, world-class human resources. 
ICDC therefore invites applications from qualified professionals for the following position:-
Job Title: Principal ICT Officer

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Timely reviewing of existing systems and making changes in line with changes in technology and user requirements
  • Establishing and implementing security measures to safeguard operating and database systems
  • Prepare and updating user and technical manuals
  • Support and Training users on the use of systems
  • Coordinate extraction of business/MIS reports and ensure distribution to relevant business units
  • Liaise with the systems vendors and business units in keeping up to date with the software versions by scheduling upgrades, patch release implementation and software development into the production environment.
  • Ensure that all business systems related changes are fully documented and maintain the documentation to a professional level
  • Oversee all development and integration aspects between core business system and 3rd party systems
Skills, knowledge and attributes
  • A Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with Core banking systems in production support environment as an administrator/consultant.
  • Experience with UNIX scripting/administration, Java Programming and PL/SQL
  • Experience in ORACLE Database Base Administration
  • Possession of additional IT certifications such Project Management (PRINCE2/PMP), COBIT, ITIL, CISCO, CISM/CISSP and MCSE will be an add advantage
  • Results driver – takes the initiative to set and achieve challenging work goals, focuses one’s time and energy to maintain high work standards.
  • Continuous learner – uses work challenges as opportunities to try new learning and innovative solutions
  • Change agent – identify opportunities and initiate action.
Applicants are required to submit an application letter which indicates current remuneration and day time telephone contacts accompanied with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

HR & Adm. Manager
P.O Box 45519 – 00100 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns. 
Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 
All applications should be received on or before 20th February 2015.

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