IT Services Specialist

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

Method of Application
If you believe that you have the required qualifications and experience, please apply in confidence by 15th October 2021, enclosing a detailed CV, names and addresses of three referees, your current salary and your telephone contact
Only successful applications will be responded to.

About Serena Hotels

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.