Beyond the bustle of Kenya’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, experience a haven of elegance and calm nestled among lush gardens at the edge of Nairobi’s Central Park. Our Nairobi hotel merges business and leisure, art and gastronomy and five-star style and service.
Serena Hotels is seeking to fill the position of IT Services Specialist, based in Kenya.
Under the direction of the Country IT Manager, the IT Services Specialist is responsible for the provision of first-line ICT support to staff and hotel guests, including ensuring the optimum and efficient utilization of IT resources, with minimization of downtime to maximize user output and achieve organizational goals. The scope of work entail all Information, Communication and Technology infrastructure, hardware, and software systems in use by Serena Hotels within the sites under mandate.
Duties and Responsibilities
- To provide user support in the use of hardware and software, including Guests’ ICT services.
- To ensure the smooth operation of all ICT equipment within scope.
- To ensure data integrity, data security and proper data organization on all user workstations.
- The upkeep, maintenance and security of IT equipment including management of anti-virus software on computer workstations.
- To ensure the availability of comprehensive and updated documentation concerning equipment under scope.
- Troubleshooting of all user hardware and software problems on workstations and peripherals.
- Installation of software on workstations and configuring them to the network as per ICT policy.
- Configuration and deployment of ICT Hardware including Computer Networks devices.
- Assist in the enhancement of ICT Systems and the optimal application of existing systems by helping user departments identify systems improvement and enhancement needs.
- Assist to ensure optimum user skills by identifying users training gaps and conducting and coordinating training on user applications.
- Assist in ensuring Data Backup procedures as per ICT policy.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience required:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or closely related discipline
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
- Working knowledge of Computer Networks
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Analytic, Troubleshooting, and Training skills
- Proven leadership skills
- Self-motivated and a good team player
- Ability to work under pressure
Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email
Closing Date : 15 October. 2021