International IT Operations Manager, Information Technology job at PATH
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International IT Operations Manager, Information Technology

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Computer & IT ]

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Deadline of this Job:
13 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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International IT Operations Manager, Information Technology

PATH maintains IT-enabled offices in approximately 40 locations worldwide. PATH’s Information Technology (IT) department oversees all technology-related services for the organization globally. The department is responsible for all software application services, network infrastructure, computer support, IT vendor management, and program and project management for PATH’s IT initiatives.

• Assure high quality delivery and operation of all end-to-end IT services, necessary to run the operations and support users according to system and network standards, and within established service levels in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
• Coordinate closely with Network and Systems Engineering to ensure global system and network standards are applied consistently and uniformly, and that network utilization is in compliance with PATH policies.
• Using PATH policies and standards, ensure the logical and physical security of infrastructure systems in PATH’s field offices.
• Maintain effective dialogue with PATH’s International Operations team and local project leaders and staff regarding upcoming projects, technical and team performance, and resolution of localized technology issues taken on by the team.
• Manage and grow a team of RSAs with a focus on career development and learning.
• Day to day management and technical guidance of RSAs in Dakar, Johannesburg, and Hanoi. Provide oversight and technical guidance for project IT staff in PATH country offices.
• Coordinate with IT leadership on design of next-generation PATH country office infrastructure architecture, based on available, emerging, and supportable technologies (public and private) in these regions.
• Coordinate with IT Leadership to ensure appropriate content and level of communication for IT activities, releases, and issues in PATH’s country offices.
• Coordinate with the Service Desk Manager to ensure adequate regional support for tier 1 incident and problem management.
• Coordinate with Software Development and Portfolio Management to provide input for the simplification of business technology landscape in PATH’s country offices.
• Participate in policy and procedure creation, development of training materials, and conduct training on IT topics in country offices.
• Oversee vendor management with regional internet service provider (ISPs) and other IT vendors to ensure delivery standards and cost controls as well as advise the RSA team in administration of local vendors.
• Review and advise the RSA and HQ technology team on governmental regulations and policies in each country of operation as it impacts technology infrastructure and PATH operations in these regions.
• Ensure team expenditures are within budgeted limits. Provide oversight for small-dollar expenses in country.
• Manage the deployment of IT systems to new country offices, and relocation when they move, according to PATH standards.
• Project manage the roll out of new IT initiatives to country offices.
• Monitor and regularly report on use of WAN and internet connections, and apply change control to WAN configuration.

Required Experience
• A minimum of 7 years’ experience supporting IT use in a global organization.
• Degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology, Information Systems, computer science, software engineering or similar.
• Proven ability to guide and train non-technical individuals with regard to technical concepts.
• Ability to participate in real time meetings or technical discussions with PATH staff in the United States.
• Proven ability to work with team members from other cultures, exhibiting cultural sensitivity and awareness, and able to communicate across sociological and cultural boundaries.
• Willingness to travel up to 50% through onboarding of year 1 and down to 10-15% beyond year 1.
• Experience in the design, roll out and support of network topologies.
• Exceptional relationship building skills, ability to work and gain trust at all levels of an organization with a focus on excellent communications and follow up.
• Experience supporting cloud and remote based services such as Office 365, ERP, Salesforce, Azure, and AWS.
• Proven experience project managing IT projects, including the management of IT logistics.
• Proven experience implementing and running IT service management functions and ITIL based service management and change control.
• Proven customer interface skills, excellent written and spoken conversation and ability to communicate at a level appropriate for the audience along with strong oral and written communication skills in English.
• Experience negotiating and managing relationships with ISPs and software/application providers.
• Experience managing Cisco Meraki MX, MS and MR devices across multiple sites.
• Experience administering Windows Server, Active Directory.
• Knowledge of Firewall and Traffic Shaping configuration and WAN monitoring and trending.
• Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-09-2066
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