KCB Capacity Manager Job in Kenya

Capacity Manager
One Position
Job Ref: IT 08 /2013
 
The Position
 
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Business Productivity the purpose of the role is to proactively monitor and manage IT systems and infrastructure capacity, ensuring that IT capacity meets current and future needs in a cost effective manner to optimize IT investments.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Get more out of existing IT resources and improve IT cost per service unit positions
  • Fine tune applications and infrastructure components to improve performance, reduce consumption, and delay upgrades
  • Eliminate redundant work and ensure consistent reporting
  • Managing workload assignments across environment achieving optimal performance
  • Efficiently provision capacity
  • Provide timely capacity and related cost information for more informed business decisions
  • Provide more complete input to TCO of proposed new and/or major IT-related upgrades or initiatives
  • Project consumption at future growth levels and uncover bottlenecks with sufficient warning to correct before business services are adversely affected
  • Produce a capacity plan that documents current utilization and forecasted requirements, as well as support costs for new applications or releases
The Person
  • University Degree Preferably in IT or related field from a recognized university
  • A professional ITIL certification and IT related qualification
  • An MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in capacity and performance management or other related field.
  • Basic knowledge of IT Operations, systems and infrastructure.
  • Experience with capacity monitoring and modeling tools
  • Broad knowledge of advanced monitoring & management tools, performance modeling tools, capacity analysis tools, and other advanced tools
  • Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Is able to work to required standards and to understand and use the appropriate methods, tools and applications
  • Should be innovative in identifying and harnessing new and existing opportunities to maximize IT investments.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.
 
To be considered your application must be received by 7th June, 2013.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.