To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.



  • Company: MUSONI KENYA
  • Deadline: Friday 30th November 2012
  • Location: NAIROBI
Job Description


Musoni is the world’s first microfinance institution to exclusively use mobile money. We aim to be one of the leading providers of mobile microfinance through the use of efficient and seamless technology. Currently, Musoni Kenya uses a combination of support from Musoni BV (Netherlands) and Software Group for all End User Computing issues.


We are looking for a local competent, experienced and qualified candidate to fill the position of an IT Officer. Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the IT Officer will take over the following roles and responsibilities:-

  • Responsible for resolving hardware issues that occur at Head Office or the branches
  • Responsible for resolving software issues that occur at Head Office or the branches
  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of all hardware and software
  • Responsible for managing the set-up, from an IT perspective, of all new branches
    • Sourcing hardware and software
    • Installation of all hardware and Software
    • Managing any other IT related issues that occur
    • Work closely with the Musoni BV IT team
    • Liaise with access providers (ISPs etc)
    • Responsible for the documentation of processes and procedures relating to the above points


Academic/professional qualifications

  • University degree in computer science
  • Basic knowledge Linux server environments would be preferable;



  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft environments;
  • Extensive knowledge of installing small office networks, routers / switches;
  • Basic knowledge of installing hardware and troubleshooting hardware issues;
  • Excellent proficiency in the English language;



Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of 2 year experience in a similar position;
  • Experience working in a financial institution is preferable


Personal Attributes

  • High Integrity, moral standards, and work ethics
  • Good communication skills and have a service-oriented attitude
  • Flexible and able to perform under pressure
  • Enjoy working independently

How to apply

If your career aspirations match the requirements of this exciting career opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter, to  with the title “IT Officer” in the subject line not later than Friday 30th November, 2012. Your cover letter should explain what you believe you can offer Musoni and also include details of your current salary and fringe benefits (if any) and a brief statement on your expectations in terms of salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.