13 Jan 2021

Group ICT Manager at Madison Group Kenya

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Madison Asset Management Services Limited (Madison Asset) is a fund manager, licensed by both the Capital Markets Authority (“CMA”) and the Retirement Benefits Authority (‘RBA”) to offer fund management services in Kenya. As at 31st December 2014, Madison Asset managed investments amounting to over Kshs 3.5 billion belonging to retail clients, pension funds, other institutions and high net worth individuals. The Company is part of the Madison Group Limited, which includes Madison Insurance Company Kenya Limited; one of the leading Insurance Companies in Kenya. The ultimate shareholding of the Madison Group Limited consists of some 60 individual Kenyans and locally incorporated institutions. Madison Asset was incorporated in 2001 and registered by the RBA, as a fund manager, in the same year. Since 2001, the Company has been actively involved in pension fund management and managed pension investments amounting to over Kshs 2.0 billion as at 31st December, 2014

Duties and Responsibilities

The Group ICT Manager reports to the Group Managing Director and will be responsible for the following key functions:

  • Providing effective managerial and technical leadership to the ICT team.
  • Managing and supervising ICT projects and ensuring the efficient functioning of all ICT systems for the Group and its subsidiaries.
  • Formulation of ICT policies and operational plans for presentation to the ICT Committee.
  • Design, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive business support and continuity framework.
  • Developing and implementing ICT plans in support of Group strategies.
  • Developing and implementing user training programs in consultation with senior management.
  • Advising the Group and its subsidiaries on developments in the ICT field and their likely impact.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualified candidates are required to possess the following qualifications and experience:

  •  Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and an MBA or other relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Professional qualifications in project management, systems audit, systems security, risk and information systems control.
  • Relevant ICT experience of not less than 10 years preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Experience in managing an ICT Department or a team of IT professionals.
  • Development and implementation of business continuity plans and management of service providers.
  • Integration and management of ICT systems preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Development of standard operating procedures for IT systems and meeting user support needs.

Personal Attributes

Qualified candidates will be expected to possess the following:

  • High degree of personal integrity, honesty, and trustworthiness.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and reporting skills.
  • Sound judgment and decision making together with planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to provide team leadership in the private sector environment.

Method of Application

Applications should be addressed to the Group Human Resources Manager, Madison Group Limited

Email: [email protected]

Closing Date : 27th January, 2021


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