Kenya Pipeline Jobs: Chief ICT Officer (Enterprise Applications) – Grade KPC 4

Job Specifications

i. Provide technical leadership guidance to the overall development team

ii. Work with business users to determine the best system solutions to the desired business processes

iii. Coordinate and lead technical team efforts to integrate the ERP system changes

iv. Provide impact assessments for changes requested by the business

v. Support ERP system users and maintains existing system components

vi. Perform all other related duties assigned by Information Technology Manager

vii. Configure and develops work flow functionality in SAP/R3 ERP System

viii. Coordinate SAP R/3 support, problem resolution, provide recommendations, propose and document resolution options

ix. Coordinate the migration process of the existing system to the new versions when required

x. Act as subject matter expert in at least one SAP/R3 technical or functional area, as well as technical knowledge of all phases of project management, requirements analysis and programming

xi. Oversee quality assurance review, and provide overall direction and guidance to assigned project personnel

xii. Oversee ERP software testing, debugging, implementation and documentation

xiii. Analyze possible problems in the application functional implementation, technical infrastructure, performance capability, stability and security synthetically, responsible for the optimizing scheme and its realization

xiv. Conduct workshops or other forums to develop and maintain a detailed understanding of business applications, needs and priorities

xv. Provide documentation support of procedures, standards and best practices

xvi. Provide technical decision to solve severe problems in ERP system

xvii. Prepare disaster recovery plans for the central SAP/R3 system
xviii. Provide budgetary input for application support

Persons Specifications

i. Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or IT infrastructure related field.
ii. Post-graduate qualification in Information Technology field if the first degree is not in any of the above

iii. Minimum of eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should be at Senior Management level,

iv. SAP R/3, with certification in ABAP or business area of specialty

v. Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. CSK and ISACA.
vi. Member of an ICT professional body.

vii. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks

viii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
ix. Demonstrated competence in work performance.

Key Skills and competencies

i. Extensive knowledge working with ERP application, ERP application support, programming and analysis
ii. Knowledge of Software Testing practices for all phases of the SDLC

iii. Must have a minimum of two SAP R/3 full cycle implementation experience

iv. Demonstrates technical expertise in ERP and database management
v. Specific experience with ERP software is essential for this role

vi. Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX OS is required.

vii. Demonstrated technical expertise in ERP and database man.


Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website under the Career Opportunities section where the Job Descriptions and Specifications as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the positions have been posted.

All applications should be received not later than 7th January 2021.

Candidates interested in positions in Grade KPC 2, 3 & 4 are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. In this regard, they must upload copies of the following;

i. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations (DCI)

ii. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
iii. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

iv. Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)

v. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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