Head, Information Technology and Infrastructure Career Opportunity – Payment Solutions Company

Organisation: Kimberly Ryan
(Payment Solutions Company)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Kimberly Ryan
provides an Outsourcing solution that not only exceeds your needs but ensures
Return on Investment. Their outsourcing services include; Employee Outsourcing,
Managed Payroll Services, Business Process Outsourcing and Function
Outsourcing. They would like to recruit for a valuable client, a payment
solutions company. 
Job Summary:  The Head, Information Technology and
Infrastructure will primarily manage and oversee Interswitch infrastructure,
network and information systems operations to guarantee the efficient and
continuous availability of production and productivity applications and
environments with the aim to deliver 99.999% uptime. The incumbent will consistently
develop, improve and maintain systems, policies and procedures, ensure projects
are completed on time within budget guidelines and to maintain best practices
for the organization’s infrastructure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Provide 99.999% availability and performance of the
Client’s switching infrastructure.
Manage the delivery of network connections to
various entities connected to the organization and continuous monitoring of the
entire network.
The incumbent will manage the installation,
configuration, support and administration of database driven business
application software on windows and UNIX environments.
Manage the maintenance of the datacenter
infrastructure including but not limited to power, environmental ambience and
Ensure optimal delivery of the client’s products and
services over the network and the rectification of system failures.
Ensure the smooth running and availability of all
information systems, including productivity tools, anti-virus software, file
server services, print services and email provision.
Evaluate user needs and system functionality, ensure
that information systems meet the needs of users and are fit for use.
Ensure licenses, registrations, renewals, etc.
related to information systems and operations and/or services are up to date.
Responsible for project management for domestic and
international projects.  Ensure that
customer requirements are fulfilled on time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The applicant should hold a BSc in Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or any other related field from a
recognized Institution.
Possession of CCNP CCNA, CCNA Security is required. MCSE
qualification will be an added advantage
A minimum of four years’ experience in an IT and
Infrastructure department, with at least 2 years in a management position in a
reputable organization
Prior experience in or knowledge of the operations
of the Financial Services sector is an added advantage.
Skills and knowledge of Network and Capacity
Working knowledge of Wireless Systems
Working knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications
Knowledge of Data Communications
Skills and knowledge of Project Management
Solar Winds Network Monitoring Systems
Microsoft Windows Server Administration and Server
Operating systems proficiency
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Team work and collaboration
Problem Analysis and solving ability
Leadership and people management
Client facing attitude and approach
Results Oriented and ability to close off tasks
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs
including a working telephone contact via E-mail urgently to recruituganda@kimberly-ryan.net.
The subject of the E-mail should clearly be labeled “Head, Information
Technology and Infrastructure.”
Deadline: 11th August 2015
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