Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Postal Corporation of Kenya Employment Opportunities in Kenya

PCK has put in place a strategic business plan to ensure efficient delivery of services and improvement of the corporate image. Effective identification and deployment of the human capital is key to the success of our corporate goals and objectives. In this regard, the following posts are hereby advertised.

JOB TITLE: Manager/Business Systems
REPORTING TO: GM / Information Communication Technology

This position will be reporting to the head of department and will provide overall strategic direction in the planning, implementation and support of the "Front End' and "Back End" technologies that support PCK's business strategies. These technologies will include the Business Applications, Operating Systems, Database Systems, Business Tools, Internet and Intranet.

Other responsibilities for this position will include

  • Ensuring that the corporation's business processes are optimized and can be seamlessly automated into business applications.
  • Managing all the change activities affecting the ICT production environment and ensure quality service delivery for all business systems deployed by the department.
  • Helping in the recruitment of a talented business systems team and providing the necessary mentoring to the team members to ensure their optimum performance.
  • Planning, assigning and supervising related work in the section in accordance with the PCK organization's policies and other applicable laws.
  • Ensure that there is business continuity for all the deployed business systems with the corporation.
  • Manage the Sectional Budget
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant business systems training and qualifications.
  • Must have 7+ years of progressive ICT business systems experience that include business process reengineering, systems analysis, application development and relationship database design, implementing and supporting of ERP's and implementing other front end and back-end systems within client/ server application environments.
  • Must demonstrate excellent leadership Skills, verbal communication skills and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate solid hands on experience in managing staff, contractors and budgeting

JOB TITLE: Assistant Manager/System Administration
REPORTING TO: Manager/Business Systems

The systems administrator will provide the day to day administration of the Operating Systems, Databases, Internet and Intranet, Messaging, Business Applications and other System tools.

Other responsibilities will include
  • Developing of Operating System/Database backup and recovery procedures.
  • Resolving of Operating System, Database, Messaging, Applications and Internet technical problems on the PCK server platforms.
  • Performing Operating System/Database performance tuning, monitoring, and backup and recovery, user account maintenance and configuration.
  • Develop and operate a cost-effective Operating System/Database environment.
  • Provide documentation of processes for Operating System/Database technical environments.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant systems administration training and qualifications
  • Must have 5+ years supporting a large corporate UNIX and Windows server environment, which must include user administration, security procedures, and shell scripting.
  • Must be capable of implementing and supporting high availability server solutions.
  • Must be able to use performance tools and diagnostic tools troubleshoot system problems.
  • Must be familiar with enterprise disk and backup technologies and be familiar with current Data Warehouse technology and tools.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: System Analyst
Reporting To: Assistant Manager/System Analysis

The Systems Analyst will be responsible for identifying functional requirements by working directly with users at PCK. He/She will identify data sources, constructs data decomposition diagrams, provide data flow diagrams and documents for required processes.

Other responsibilities will include
  • Developing business requirements and designing new systems that meet the PCK corporate standards.
  • Introducing new solutions to address business problems for specific PCK departments.
  • Integrate activities with other departments to ensure successful systems implementation and support project efforts.
  • Develop test procedures and document system processes.
  • Coordinate data processing operations which will include data capture, data control and data/information output operations.
Qualifications and Skins:
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant systems analysis training and qualifications.
  • Must have 3+ years of standard System development lifecycle methodologies, Database Design and Systems Analysis.
  • Must have proven analytical skills and the ability to effectively interface with business personnel to develop standard solutions requirements and specifications.
  • Must have excellent documentation, implementation and problem resolution skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Assistant Manager/Infrastructure
Reporting To: Manager/ICT Infrastructure

This position will be responsible for the Design, Implementation, Management, and Support of the Network, Server and Desktop infrastructure for the PCK organization.

Other duties will include
  • Set and execute a strategy that supports the operation and growth of a large Network, Server and Desktop environment
  • Respond to and resolve escalated Network, Server and Desktop problems.
  • Coordinate and help to perform network, Server and Desktop installations.
  • Manage network and server monitoring systems and maintain network drawings, server and desktop specifications and related documentation.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant network, hardware and security training and qualifications.
  • Must have 5+ years working experience in a WAN, LAN, Servers and Desktops environment which must include Design, Implementation, Management and Support.
  • Must be able to identify and resolve network, server and desktop problems; operate network and server monitoring systems.
  • Must have good understanding of information security procedures.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft and UNIX based Client/Server enterprise environments.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Software Developer
Reporting To: Assistant Manager/Software Development

The Software Developer will coordinate software development project activities. This will include reviewing, evaluating and implementing the PCK systems. This position will also require excellent knowledge of existing and emerging operating systems, data base management systems and use of vendor provided or internally developed tools. The software developer will report to the Assistant Manager Software Development.

Other responsibilities for this position will include
  • Develop and add new functionality to existing Applications to support requirements of new business initiatives.
  • Write codes for Database access, modifications, and constructions including stored procedures, triggers, database tables, and indexes.
  • Performing high-level program debugging and working closely with the systems analysts and users.
  • Providing "go live support" to support new development efforts during implementations.
  • Build Test Cases to assist in system to system tests and performance benchmarks for all production releases.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant systems administration training and qualifications.
  • Must have 3+ years working experience of standard System development lifecycle methodologies. Database Design and Systems Analysis.
  • Must have expert experience with developing Applications in Visual Basic, Delphi, Java and ASP in a Client/Server environment.
  • Must be familiar with OLE Automation, HTML, ASP, JavaScript, VBScript, and SQL development.
  • Must have experience with user support, production support, implementation procedures and problem resolution.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Network Engineer
Reporting To: Assistant Manager/Infrastructure & Support

The Network Engineer will be responsible for the Design, Implementation, Management, and Support of the Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) for the PCK organization. This position will report to the Assistant Manager ICT Infrastructure and Support.

Other duties will include
  • Responding to and resolving of escalated Network problems.
  • Coordination and helping to perform network installations.
  • Managing network monitoring systems and maintaining of network drawings and related documentation.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant network training and certifications.
  • Must have 3+ years working experience in a WAN and LAN environment, which must include Design, Implementation, Management and Support.
  • Must have a good understanding of information security procedures.
  • Must have excellent Verbal and Written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Security and Policy Analyst
Reporting To: Manager/ICT Infrastructure

He/She will be responsible for coordinating the deployment, monitoring and maintenance of the PCK Information Security Systems. This position will report to the Manager ICT Infrastructure and Support.

Other duties will include
  • Make recommendations regarding security plans, policies, standards and procedures.
  • Increase security awareness among users and management.
  • Review, recommend, and implement security requirements for applications, files systems, operating systems, networked resources, networked communication devices, and protocol usage.
  • Monitor, investigate, and report any actual or attempted security violations.
  • Design risk mitigation solutions to include Business continuity Plans and Emergency response Plans.
  • Present Information Security awareness sessions throughout the organization.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University and possess other relevant industry security certifications.
  • Must have 3+ years of experience that includes security analysis/support experience in a multi-platform environment (Unix, NT/2000, Web, and e-commerce), telecommunication, and network platforms.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of network configuration, TCP/IP and other Internet protocols, firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS's), information assurance policies, virus scanners and secure applications programming.
  • Must have experience with Distributed Systems (Client/Server).
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Network & Telecommunication Assistant
Reporting To: Network Engineer

This person will be responsible for providing day to day management, maintenance and support of the LAN, WAN and PABX systems deployed within the corporation.

Other responsibilities will include
  • Monitoring and analyzing the various network monitoring tools.
  • Identifying and resolving of network and telecommunication problems.
  • Maintaining all network related documentation.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have a recognized ICT diploma from an accredited/recognized examination body.
  • Must possess other relevant industry certifications such as N+, CCNA or other network certifications.
  • Must have 2+ years working experience with maintaining, installing and supporting LANs, WANs and PABX systems.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
JOB TITLE: Support Specialists
Reporting To: Support Analyst

This person will be responsible for providing first Level support to the PCK users on all hardware and software issues.

Other responsibilities will include
  • Responding to and creating trouble tickets for all support calls to the PCK help desk.
  • Accurately describing the support calls in new trouble tickets with information that will help to resolve the users problems.
  • Resolving of support calls requiring expertise in Windows 98/2000/XP, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, IBM desktops and custom Applications.
  • Escalating of support calls to appropriate ICT personnel for resolution and conduct follow-up problem analysis.
  • Maintaining hardware configurations to ensure standard desktop environments and provide basic installation of hardware.
  • Maintain all ICT support related records
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must have a recognized ICT diploma from an accredited/recognized examination body.
  • Must possess other relevant industry certifications such as A+, N+ or other server/desktop/peripherals certifications.
  • Must have 2+ years working experience in supporting ICT hardware, networks and software.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must posses a valid driver's license.
Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications and Curriculum Vitae attaching copies of all relevant certifications and testimonials to reach the undersigned not later than 7th January 2009.

The Postmaster General
Postal Corporation of Kenya
P.O. BOX 34567
NAIROBI - 00100

Tel: 020-3242000,
Fax: 2246156
Website: www.posta.co.ke




2 comments:

Anonymous said...

WHAT HAPPENED THE MANAGEMENT TRAINEE POSITION U ADVERTISED A YEAR AGO? TWICE ARE U PLANNING TO RECRUIT OR HAVE O DONE AWAY WITH THE POSITION

Anonymous said...

what happened to the earlier advertisement?we haven't heard from you since. i had great expectations

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