Kutana Cloud Computing Managing Director and Business Analyst Jobs Vacancies in Kenya

Kutana Cloud Computing is an Applications Services Provider with presence in 14 countries seeks to recruit for the following positions.

Managing Director
Reports to: In this capacity you will report directly to the Group CEO or Board of Directors
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Focus during the First 12 Months:
• Create an appropriate vision, long-term strategy and company culture
• Develop relationships with key investors and venture capitalists
• Develop and lead the execution of sales and marketing plans.

Responsibilities:
• Act as the Primary Cloud Computing Expert for the firm;
• Identify, develop and direct the implementation of business strategy for Kutana cloud computing
• Plan and direct the organisation’s activities to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards for financial and trading performance, quality, culture and legislative adherence and where appropriate best practice
• Select, recruit, and develop the core executive team
• Direct functions and performance via the executive team
• Maintain and develop organisational culture, values and reputation in its markets and with all staff, customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies
• Establish, achieve and report to shareholders/parent board on organisational plans and performance
• Execute the responsibilities of a Managing director according to lawful and ethical standards, as referenced in Kutana Cloud Employment policy manual.

Core Competencies and Characteristics:
• Strong communication skills and ability to build consensus, facilitate compromise and negotiate solutions.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written across business and technical audiences at all organizational levels.
• Self motivated and results driven
• Should ideally have software and/or cloud computing / SaaS experience
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Effective negotiation and people management skills
• Successful in fast paced and quick changing environments
• Technical expertise in web systems architecture, design and development
• Proven ability to develop strong client relationships with both technical and non-technical clients
• Proven business development expertise
• Solid understanding of software development methodologies, enterprise architecture, and software design patterns

Education and Work experience:
• Should have a minimum of ten years work experience five of which should have been at senior management level, CEO and/or CFO/COO track record
• Relevant Masters Degree is a must
• Experience with fund raising is desirable

Business Analyst
Supervised by & Reports to: Managing Director

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Document and analyze the required information and data collected during Requirements Gathering & Elicitation
• Understanding the technical designs as well as the specifications
• Evaluate the information gathered through workshops and surveys, business process description and task analysis.
• Effectively communicating with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements like GUI, screen and interface designs.
• Very strong Analytical skills coupled with Business Intelligence and a deep understanding of customer’s needs so that they can be transformed into application and operational requirements.
• Acting as an interface between business units, technology teams, project team, Project Manager and support teams

Educational Requirements/Work Experience/Skills and Abilities:
• Good first degree in Computer Science, Business with IT or allied field
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Proficient Computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite, MS Project/other project management applications

How to Apply:
Applicants should contact vssempebwa@kutanahealthcare.com for submission of CVs
Deadline for submission is February 11th, 2011.

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