Fairmont Job Vacancy : Group IT Manager

68

Job Description

Primary Location
_ _
GROUP IT MANAGER

Our Colleagues are turning moments into memories for our guests at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts with the help of Information Technology-assisted efficiencies. Your operational support and leadership as IT Manager will facilitate compliance with all security protocols, protect data and ensure our computer systems are optimized to meet the unique needs of our hotel team.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya’s colorful history, and continues to be Nairobi’s finest and best-known luxury hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel, which boasts 165 guest rooms and suites, and still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi’s most famous meeting place, where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Regional Financial Controller East & Southern Africa, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:* *

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Lead and manage the hotel’s day-to-day IT activity ensuring all standards are followed
  • Comply with the company’s IT Security Policy as it pertains to hardware, software, security/data safety
  • Ensure proper backup of all business related, user relevant data
  • Prepare the annual IT budget for the hotel and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Support the hotel’s stand alone systems, including but not limited to, systems connected to the Network, point of sales systems, all related interfaces, file server, UPS related devices
  • Work and consult with hardware and software vendors to setup and maintain all required equipment
  • Ensure that the usage and installation of software is in accordance with the software licensing laws
  • Ensure that all IT team members are properly trained in the use of all related devices and equipments
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in a similar role required
  • CompTIA A+ certification required
  • Novell Certified Netware Administrator preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Software Engineer
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networks
  • University/College degree in a related discipline required
  • Understanding of hotel applications an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements: Must be a Kenya Citizen

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application online : Click Here

SHARE