ICT Manager

at Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies
Published November 15, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  


Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian not-for-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a Registered Trust of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is being a reliable supply chain for quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services. MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients spread all over Kenya and other regions both in Africa and beyond.

The position will report to the Managing Director to foster technology driven information management for the organization.

Key responsibilities:

Provide strategic leadership in IT Section; guiding the adoption of digital; and technology to enhance service delivery and organisational efficiency
Formulate IT business plans and strategies aligned to MEDS’ strategy
Proactively review IT strategies, plans and technologies in response to the operating environment and business challenges
Formulate and/or drive innovative IT initiatives, change and process improvement.
Provide overall IT governance for the organization
Oversee the maintenance of IT systems, services and infrastructure in a manner that facilitates seamless business operations and service delivery
Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of IT security strategy and disaster recovery plan that minimizes risk of data loss and breach of privacy
Prepare annual budget for ICT resource allocation and control
Ensure effective performance management to achieve operational objectives and targets
Build and maintain vendor relationships and manage the purchase of hardware and software products


Master in Computer Science or any other related field


At least 10 years work experience with 3 years as a Systems Administrator

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