Job Title:Manager, Business Systems
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is established under article 88 of the Constitution of Kenya with the mandate of conducting or supervising referenda and elections to any elective body or office established by this Constitution, and any other elections as prescribed by an act of Parliament.
Other duties include delimitation of electoral units, registration of voters, regulation of political parties, voter education, settling of electoral disputes and modernization and reforming of electoral processes and systems.
IEBC ensures that elections are credible, transparent, free and fair. It is committed to upholding national values and principles of good governance and democracy.
The Commission adheres to principles of the law on public services especially on leadership and integrity.
The IEBC invites applications for the following positions.
Responsible for planning, coordinating and managing all activities related to the design, acquisition / development and implementation of enterprise application systems for the Commission;
Proactively seek opportunities within the Commission and its partners to improve and enhance the efficiency of the organization through innovative and improved systems development;
Manage the development and deployment of new application systems and / or enhancements to existing applications throughout the Commission;
Provide technical leadership to project teams and developers working on project development teams;
Ensure development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user expectations, identify and resolve application issues;
Review and analyze existing applications effectiveness and efficiency, and then develop strategies for improving or leveraging these systems;
Ensure that development standards are established, kept up to date and enforced.
Coordinate the development of detailed documentation for the operation of implemented systems by users and operators;
Prepare and manage budget for own area and allocates resources accordingly;
Undertake any other such duties, training and/or work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent and commensurate with the general level of responsibility for this job.
Education: Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent;
Experience: 8 or more years of IT and business/industry work experience in managing teams or projects in systems analysis and/or programming functions;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Practical knowledge and full cycle implementation experience of large, integrated IT projects required;
Sound knowledge of ICT systems in electoral processes required;
Proven knowledge of one or more integrated/ERP systems;
Prior demonstration of complex coordination and interaction across functional boundaries;
Able to meet strict deadlines, lead diverse teams and projects;
Professional certification in Project Management or ERP desired.
The Job Application Process
Applicants should fill the online form provided on the Commission website www.iebc.or.ke/careers.
A printed copy of the form and copies of certificates can be dropped or posted to the
Chief Executive Officer/ Commission Secretary
at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Anniversary Towers,
6th Floor Reception, University Way,
P. O. Box 45371 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
Forms are also available at the Commission Headquarters and Regional Offices.
Applications must be received on or before 30st March 2012.
The Commission is a equal opportunity employer.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be vetted as per Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Chief Executive Officer / Commission Secretary