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ICT Officer (Applications Developer) – KPC Grade 6
a) Job Specifications
i. Analyze, design, configure, code, test, deploy and maintain software applications according to specifications and user requirements.
ii. Write and maintain software design specifications throughout the system life cycle.
iii. Support the daily operational activities including interfaces, operations and data integrity of specifically assigned systems in a standard, effective and timely manner.
iv. Prepare comprehensive and thorough technical program documentation including specifications, test conditions, test plans, test data, etc.
v. Manage or assist in the management of small to medium sized projects, including the planning, development, implementation and reporting of project status.
vi. Act as liaison with IT infrastructure group and other systems analysts to resolve problems with IT applications
vii. Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards.
viii. Design, run and monitor software performance on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
ix. Assist the end user in use of IT applications by developing user manuals and guidelines and training end users to operate new or modified programs.
x. Interface with business analysts to ensure the proper automation, use and integration of business processes and procedures for continuous information system improvement.
xi. Work with Basis and other teams across KPC to resolve technical problems
xii. Develop and maintain new reports in various programming languages including ABAP, Report Writers, .Net, Java, and others
xiii. Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades
xiv. Assist in the coordination of tasks assigned to contractor/consultants Train end users with simple network troubleshooting techniques
xv. Administration of application systems including SAP and others
xvi. Administration of Relation Databases including Sybase, oracle, MS SQL, amongst others
b) Person Specifications
i. Bachelor of Science degree in IT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems.
ii. Post-graduate qualification in Information Technology if the first degree is not in any of the above degree options.
iii. Minimum four (4) years relevant experience.
iv. Certification in SAP ABAP is mandatory.
v. Certification in other development environments like .NET, Java and open source is an added advantage.
vi. Membership to a relevant professional body.
vii. Demonstrated competence in work performance.
c) Key Skills and Competencies:
i. Completed at least one full cycle implementation of ERP systems.
ii. A commercial understanding of business processes with specialization in any one of the following functional areas: Finance (FI), Controlling (CO), Human Resources (HR), Materials Management (MM), both in Procurement and Inventory Management, IS-OIL / TSW, Sales & Distribution (SD), Quality Management Systems (QMS), Project Systems (PS), Workflow or Business Intelligence (BI). Understanding of cross module integration points
iii. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
iv. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues outside assigned module.
v. Knowledge and experience of customizing in ERP.
Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website http://www.kpc.co.ke under the Career Opportunities section where the Job Descriptions and Specifications as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the positions have been posted.
All applications should be received not later than Tuesday, 6th July 2021.
Candidates interested in the positions are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. They must upload copies of the following;
(i) Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations
(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
(iv) Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
(v) Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.