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  • Posted: May 26, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Safaricom is the leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya. In addition to providing a broad range of first-class products and services for Telephony, Broadband Internet and Financial services, Safaricom seeks to uplift the welfare of Kenyans through value-added services and support for community projects.
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    Manager – Problem Management

    Brief Description

    Reporting to the Senior Manager – Service Operations Center the position holder will provide first line user support and ensure service requests from internal users are fulfilled within defined SLA’s and ensure timely service delivery.

    Detailed Description

    • Managing a team to ensure initiatives identified to prevent Problems and resulting Incidents from happening, to eliminate recurring Incidents and to minimize the impact of Incidents that cannot be prevented.
    • Spearhead Continuous Service Improvement through co-ordination, evaluation, execution and monitoring of quality initiatives.
    • Ensure engagements with various support teams are held continuously to review proposed root cause analysis actions and ensure weekly status reports have accurate updates.
    • Escalation management.
    • Best Practice framework process compliance.


    Must have technical / professional qualifications:

    • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Telecoms Engineering
    • 6 years in Telecoms preferably in a GSM environment
    • Microsoft certification: MCSE, MCSA, MCP or MCITP
    • Unix/Linux Certification is an added advantage
    • ITIL V4 Certification or equivalent
    • ITIL Intermediary / MALC certification is an added advantage
    • Scrum certification
    • Cisco Certification: CCNA
    • Basic knowledge of Digital Skills
    • 3-4 years IT Service Management experience with knowledge of IT platforms, Operating Systems, User Support and Safaricom Systems
    • Experience in managing escalations using defined OLAs & SLAs
    • Strong technical analysis, troubleshooting, and problem resolution skills
    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Excellent People Skills
    • Effective use of people and performance management tools to meet quality targets

    Closing date: 30  May 2022

    Method of Application

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