PRINCIPAL ICT OFFICER GRADE II (TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY AND ADVISORY SERVICES) - 2 POST

Employer: E-Government Agency (EGA)
Date Published: 2017-11-04
Application Deadline: 2017-11-18

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide advisory and technical consultancy to the Government institutions on all e Government related Projects. Lead the review and analysis of the Public Institutions e Government related projects, services, processes and information needs to identify changes that will lead to business improvements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i) Lead and manage teams to provide customer focused services to Public Institutions on the Government service improvement through use of ICT;
(ii) Manage planning of IT consultancy projects to ensure quality of deliverables, timeliness of deliverables and within budget;
(iii) Facilitate strong working relationships with key stakeholders to support collaboration, exchange of information and provide expertise to build new and consolidate existing relationships and influence outcomes;
(iv) Provide IT audit service, including effective audit planning and facilitating advisory services to the Government;
(v) To provide expertise on the appropriate infrastructure technology solutions in support of the on-going government operations, new application requirements and the strategic direction;
(vi) Provide advice about the feasibility and suitability of proposed solutions to optimize performance of business processes;
(vii) Lead teams in analyzing business processes, identifying alternative solutions, assessing feasibility of undertakings, and recommending new approaches, typically seeking to exploit ICT to improve business processes of Public Institutions;
(viii) Work with key stakeholders to define business requirements and trends to enable informed business decisions and service level improvements;
(ix) Advise Public Institutions in validating and justifying business needs, conducting feasibility studies, producing high-level and detailed business models, preparing business cases, overseeing development and implementation of solutions taking into account the implications/impact of changes on the respective Institutions and all stakeholders;
(x) Coordinates ICT audits/reviews in Public Service;
(xi) Conduct e-Government impact studies in Public Institutions;
(xii) Mentor and coach subordinate staff;
(xiii) Perform any other duties as may be assigned by his/her superior.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master Degree in the related discipline from recognized institution
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution.
At least nine (9) years of practical working experience in public or any private reputable organization in the relevant field.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION
(i) Experience in managing enterprise ICT Projects including experience with implementing ERP;
(ii) Experience in ICT planning and/or audit function;
(iii) Ability proved by experience with leading cross-functional teams to undertake major ICT related projects;
(iv) Good project management skills preferably holder of internationally recognized project management certification like PMP, Prince2 or equivalent;
(v) Good communications skills, both oral and written;
(vi) Able to conceptualize high level ICT planning / governance concepts;
(vii) Experience in working with, implementing and/or analyzing e-payment systems will be an added advantage;
(viii) Ability to communicate in business language on issues of IT nature to non-IT audiences;
(ix) Knowledge of business management will be an advantage; 
(x) Must have one of ICT Service Management related certification like ITIL, COBIT, CISA, CISM, CISSP or equivalent;
(xi) Understanding of multiple technology domains including software development, networking, Windows, and UNIX (preferred) and ICT governance methodologies and frameworks.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES:
(i) Experience with increasingly complex leadership and management responsibilities in IT and data Communication environment;
(ii) Outstanding critical thinking and problem solving skills;
(iii) Advanced operations planning and organizing;
(iv) Decision-making skills;
(v) Presentation skills;
(vi) Excellent communication skills;
(vii) Ability to persuade, influence and lead;
(viii) Excellent team work and negotiation skills;
(ix) Adaptability and flexibility to different working conditions.

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