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At Siginon Group, our determination to achieve our vision of being a world-class logistics company is the driver of everything we do. We are proactively designing systems and processes that ensure operations excellence and peace of mind for our customers. Block by block, we are building a team of Qualified, Motivated, Competent and Energized individuals with a Winning culture to drive this vision. It’s with this in mind that we announce the below vacancies based at Siginon Head Office, JKIA - Nairobi.


WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR -1 POSITION

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Workshop Manager, the job holder will be responsible for providing timely and accurate maintenance of company fleet by mobilizing repairs and assigning responsibilities to workshop technicians while ensuring day to day hands on supervision of the workshop team and reporting on tasks progress.


Responsibilities:

1. Assigning maintenance instructions to mechanics putting into consideration personal safety and that of colleagues and equipment.

2. Ensuring cleanliness within the work area while maintaining NO SPILL policy for lubricants and petroleum products.

3. Plan and organize preventive maintenance on all company trucks at the prescribed interval and review the same with the workshop manager from time to time to ensure consistency.

4. Control the process of procuring parts for replacement from the stores in liaison with workshop management.

5. In liaison with the workshop Manager, assess and reclaim reusable parts and units to minimize workshop expenditure.

6. Oversee routine vehicle inspection and diagnosis for an efficient and reliable fleet.

7. Regular reporting progress on each job assigned to mechanics and unforeseen delays for quick decision making by management.

8. Ensure a safe working environment by leading on the implementation of Health and Safety policy, systems and procedures in the workshop.

9. Provide hands on technical assistance and expertise when requested by colleagues or management.

10. Carry out regular analysis on all breakdowns, repeat jobs and unit failures and come up with practical remedies in liaison with the workshop manager.

11. Carrying out bi-annual appraisals and regular performance reviews for mechanics.

12. Participate in the evaluation of training needs for the technicians and establish mechanisms to bridge the skills gap either through Coaching or in-house trainings.

13. Perform any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.


Education, Professional Qualifications & Work experience

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive option) or Craft Certificate in Automotive Engineering. 
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in a busy workshop environment. 
  • Minimum of KCSE C- (minus). Skills & Competencies 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. 
  • Proficiency in computerized diagnostic equipment handling. 
  • Excellent planning and organizing/work management skills. 
  • Attention to detail and results oriented. 
  • High Level of integrity. 


If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees and MUST indicate your current salary on your application) to reach us on or before Friday 19th August 2017 by email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -1 POSITION (NAIROBI)

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Group ICT Manager, the job holder will be responsible for planning, installing, building, managing, supporting, configuring and testing server infrastructure components and connectivity to ensure stable operation of the organization’s IT assets. This includes, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all new and existing server and UEC hardware, software, and operating systems.

Responsibilities:

1. Contribute to the development of IT departmental strategies to align with the overall business strategy as well as corporate strategy.

2. Provide primary system administration, configuration, and troubleshooting of the servers environment and performance issues including but not limited to Active Directory, Exchange, MS SQL and hypervisors.

3. Ensure high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.

4. Perform troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.

5. Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. Perform system changes following existing change management policies.

6. Develop tools, procedures, and training sessions for Operations, Client Support and general staff to assist with work.

7. Manage the data Centre and computer host systems including hardware, software and equipment such as airconditioning system, UPS (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system.

8. Offer second level support to all UEC configured software problems and challenges

9. Ensure backup and disaster recovery configurations are at par with technical considerations and stipulated Group’s policies and procedures.

10. Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for Siginon to take advantage of new technology.

11. Perform any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time


Education, Professional Qualifications & Work experience

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology.
  • At least 4 years’ work experience in a busy IT busy environment.
  • ICT Professional certification/s.
  • Minimum of KCSE C- (minus). 

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent planning and organizing/work management skills. 
  • Attention to detail and results oriented. 
  • Strong business acumen
  • High Level of integrity.


IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICERS -2 POSITIONS (NAIROBI & MOMBASA)

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Group ICT Manager, the job holder will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, or software. Respond to queries, run diagnostic programs, isolate problems, and determine and implement solutions that deliver stable operation of the organization’s IT assets.

Responsibilities:

1. Serve as the first point of contact for employees seeking technical assistance.

2. Provide technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software, and hardware.

3. Perform remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions.

4. Determine the best solution based on the issue and details provided.

5. Direct unresolved issues to the next level of support personnel / service provider and follow up to ensure resolution.

6. Provide excellent customer service to IT users.

7. Record events and problems and their resolution in logs and follow up with customers to ensure issues have been resolved.

8. Follow-up and update customer status and information.

9. Analyze call logs to spot trends and underlying issues.

10. Perform any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time


Education, Professional Qualifications & Work experience

  • Bachelor degree/Diploma in Information Technology.
  • At least 2 years’ work experience in a busy IT busy environment.
  • ICT Certification/s.
  • Minimum of KCSE C- (minus).


Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizing/work management skills.
  • Customer focus and result oriented.
  • High Level of integrity.

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees and MUST indicate your current salary on your application) to reach us on or before Friday 18th August 2017 by email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 


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