PRINCIPAL INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Nairobi Full Time
5 days ago

Job Summary

THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL WISHES TO RECRUIT SELF-MOTIVATED AND QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS FOR VARIOUS VACANT POSITIONS.

Job Description

6.0 PRINCIPAL INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER: KNEC SCALE EC 13
(FOUR POSTS)


The Officers will report to the Director, Information Communication Technology.

6.1 Requirements for Appointment:

6.1.1 Masters Degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized Institution;
6.1.2 Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Communications Technology, Electronics Engineering or any other ICT related disciplines with a bias in Computer Science from a recognized institution;
6.1.3 Served in the grade of Chief ICT Officer for three (3) years or in an equivalent and relevant position OR have a cumulative working experience of at least fifteen (15) years in a related field. Those below Job group ā€˜Nā€™ in Government or TSC or its equivalent need not apply;
6.1.4 A Cisco Certified Network Analysts certificate;
6.1.5 Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;
6.1.6 Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
Institution will have an added advantage;

6.2 Duties and Responsibilities:

6.2.1 Review and evaluate existing/proposed systems and make recommendations on suitable solutions;
6.2.2 Coordinate design and development of systems for administration and management of business processes as well as conducting trial runs of the systems to ensure compliance with desired results;
6.2.3 Guide, mentor and supervise a team of developers;
6.2.4 Manage application access controls and security;
6.2.5 Monitor the performance and integration of specified applications at section level;

6.3 Core Competencies:

6.3.1 Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
6.3.2 Being visionary and result oriented thinker;
6.3.3 Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
6.3.4 Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
6.3.5 Firm, fair and with transparent management

19.0 TERMS OF OFFER

The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.

20.0 APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two referees on or before April 25, 2017 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P. O. Box 73598 - 00200
NAIROBI


Note:

a). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.
b). All shortlisted candidates in Scale EC 14 and below will be subjected to a Technical Test to be administered by the Council.

KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.

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