The Standard Group Support Engineers, Business Systems Analysts and Senior Graphic Designer (Broadcast) Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

The Standard Group comprises of The Standard Newspapers, Game Yetu, The County Weekly, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services.
The Group is looking for highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team players to fill the following positions:
Support Engineers
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Triage, resolve, document and, if necessary, escalate ICT support requests to assure timely resolution and accurate record keeping.
  • Maintain Help Desk records and provide monthly reports of Help Desk activity and resolution.
  • Schedules daily work based on Help Desk requests and preventative maintenance needs.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of computers and software in Help Desk.
  • Assure complete and accurate records of support and ICT inventory.
  • Provide initial on-site computer troubleshooting.
  • Unpacks, configures, inventories, images, and installs new computer peripherals.
  • Installs and tests software updates as directed.
  • Maintains ICT Department storage areas securely and orderly.
  • Schedules and performs preventive maintenance on computer systems.
  • Maintains up-to-date documentation in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in end-user events, as appropriate, i.e. client training.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Must have a Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) will be an added advantage.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in ICT support.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system, Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with computer hardware, printers, Video Projectors etc.
  • Knowledge of structured cabling and networked environments.
  • Must be self-driven, not more than 35 years of age and must have well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in high demanding user support environment such as call center will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, forward looking and rapidly growing media house.
  • You must be a person of high Integrity, innovative, a team player, good people skills, analytical skills and communication skills.
Business Systems Analysts
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage and maintain Finance System, Human Capital Management Systems, Application selection and deployment and associated systems uptime to very high standards.
  • Manage and maintain Database Management Systems. Experience in Oracle and Ms SQL Server.
  • Management and planning of business solutions and security.
  • Reduce issue execution and resolution time for change requests and support calls.
  • Ensure redundancy tests are carried out and documented as required by the ICT policy.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is carried out on business systems associated hardware and software as required by the ICT policy.
  • Ensure backups for all systems under your care are carried out and tested as per policy.
  • Enforce SLA5 with suppliers.
  • Spearhead Continuous system improvements throughout the organization.
  • Maintain integrity of access levels and logins.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Must have a Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline.
  • Must possess deep understanding in business solutions and database systems.
  • Must have at least 3 years experience in management of advanced business solutions or ERP. Experience in Oracle Financials, Microsoft Dynamics or SAP will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience in project management and certification in the same will be an added advantage.
  • Must be self-driven, not more than 35 years of age and must have well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in high demanding user support environment such as call center will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, forward looking and rapidly growing media house.
  • You must be a person of high Integrity, innovative, a team player, good people skills, analytical skills and communication skills.
Senior Graphic Designer – Broadcast
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the multi-disciplinary broadcast design team.
  • Assist the Designers in origination, creation, execution, maintenance and enhancement of the KTN brand & on air visuals.
  • In partnership with various client departments, the candidate will be involved in ideation, origination & creation on-air visuals as well as management of various design & re-design projects.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience. Knowledge and practice on the ORAD platform will be an added advantage
  • Wide experience in broadcast visual sytle guidelines.
  • Good knowledge on 3D studio Max and/or Maxon Cinema 4D & after Effects.
  • Good knowledge of Broadcast pipelines & design
  • Can demonstrate project management through accomplished visual project design or redesign portfolio
  • Has managed at least two people
  • Can originate and manage broadcast visual style guidelines
If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our website www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than  February 2013.
Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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