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Position:  SAP BASIS Administrator

Department: Corporate Support Services

Division: Information and Communication Technology

Location / Work Station: Nairobi

Supervisor: Assistant Manager – ICT

Job description

SAP Basis Administrator provides technical support and leadership for SAP systems, which will include implementing standards and requirements, overseeing upgrades, establishing processes for monitoring performance, and system configuration.


  • Manage SAP HANA system environments for optimum performance and be proactive in identifying potential problems (environments include Sandbox, Development, QA and Production)
  • Perform core SAP BASIS functions (e.g. OSS Note corrections, support packs, kernels, transports)
  • Recommend and manage SAP HANA System upgrades, client copies and system refreshes.
  • Ensure Business Systems have the appropriate technical architecture for scalability.
  • Perform systems Capacity Planning (Sizing), High-Availability & Disaster Recovery setup, Backup & Recovery Strategy, Storage systems.
  • Support the team in responding to auditor requests/questions and providing necessary IT substantiation of system controls.
  • Provide user level application support by responding to problems, debugging systems and troubleshooting to correct the problems as needed.
  • Provide customer service (level 2/3 help desk) for SAP issues both via phone and in person.
  • Coordinate communicate and support SAP downtime requests for server maintenance and system implementations.
  • Work closely and collaboratively to support ABAP/FIORI developers and functional consultants.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.


  • Bachelor  in Computer Science , Computer Applications , Information Technology , Engineering  or any relevant discipline
  • Must be SAP Certified Technology Associate – System Administration
  • Must be SAP Certified Technology Associate – Sap Hana
  • Certification in any Linux operating system
  • 3-7 Years’ active Basis experience in a Technical Architecture (BASIS and Security) role supporting SAP ERP Systems using Solution Manager.
  • 3-5 years supporting SAP HANA, Sybase and Fiori system
  • Deep understanding of SAP HANA technical infrastructure and integrations with SAP and non-SAP systems
  • Must have performed the role of a BASIS lead person in at least two(2) medium size SAP ERP implementation projects
  • Strong cross function knowledge in the following areas: HCM, MM, PM, FI/CO, SRM
  • Excellent understanding of the SAP development environments, ABAP/4, Web IDE, SAP Mobile, SAP Fiori
  • Knowledge of the HANA  and Sybase database environments
  • Strong Windows and Unix/Linux knowledge
  • Experience with BW, Portal, Solution Manager, BOBj, Unicode, and Disaster Recovery.
  • Demonstrated value-added expertise in specialty areas of SAP technology.
  • Good verbal , written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment with virtual teams
  • Should be a self-starter with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Should be able to work independently and take initiative to find/develop solutions for business requirements.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Effective Communication both to technical and non-technical teams.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.

How to apply

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  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 30th June 2020.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process