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Principal Digital Officer at Mt Kenya University

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Organization Name:Mt Kenya University

Job Title: Principal Digital Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: ICT

  • Job Summary:Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration Planning and Institutional Advancement, the successful candidate shall;
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of ICT strategy and policies in line with the strategic plan of the University.
  • Develop the University digital transformation strategy, champion and lead the university wide change process towards a complete digital transformation;
  • Provide strategic leadership by propelling digital transformation, advocating the University digital efforts to internal and external stakeholders and guiding management, staff and students through the change process;
  • Continuously analyse corporate requirements for the University to determine their technology needs.
  • Assess and respond to the impact of changes in the operating environment ensuring a high level of integration with the University’s strategic direction.
  • Ensure the development of actionable work plans for the ICT Directorate aimed at monitoring implementation of the University strategic objectives relating to Information Communication Technology.
  • Unify the University digital agenda in information and communication technology, digital marketing and communication, teaching and research, digital eLearning solutions (including integration of learning management system) to cultural transformation in support of digital transformation.
  • Collaborate with key officers across the administrative and academic and research affairs divisions to ensure a successful unified University digital transformation.
  • Identify and address complex ICT service delivery issues and providing alternate solutions based on well considered and

    balanced assessment of the facts and consequences.

  • Keep abreast of local and global best practices and articulate implications to the IT function and to the general University operation.Position Requirements:
  • Holder of an earned Doctorate degree in Information Communication Technology (ICT) or equivalent from a recognized
  • 3 years’ experience in Administration at the University level or at a similar position in a recognized institution.Or
  • Be a holder of a Master’s Degree in Information Communication Technology (ICT) with a professional qualification.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Administration at the University level or at a similar position in a recognized institution.
  • Have met the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.Skills and Core Competences:
  • Possess effective communication, persuasive and interpersonal skills, as well as logical and sound decision making ability;
  • Possess strong strategic planning and change management skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Possess firm, fair and transparent management style; and
  • Be a creative, innovative and transformative leaderHow to Apply
  • For more information and job application details, see; Mount Kenya University Principal Digital Officer Jobs in Kenya


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