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ICT Job Job at Vision 2030

  • Vision 2030
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2021-01-13
  • Location: Nairobi - Kenya
ICT Job

Job Description

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director General, the Chief Information Communication Technology will be responsible in carrying out the following functions: –

  • Analyzing system malfunctions or technical problems and directing appropriate resolution to ensure uninterrupted operation;
  • Liaising with other divisions/departments on ICT operations information and activities;
  • Maintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networks;
  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, hubs, bridges and routers;
  • Establishing appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of technical support to all users;
  • Appraising and implementing any new systems/projects;
  • Setting and maintaining the systems and infrastructure at a proposed Continuity of Business/DR site and be responsible for maintaining the Secretariat’s Disaster Recovery Plan;
  • Designing and developing enterprise wide data analysis and reporting solutions;
  • Reviewing and analyzing data from multiple internal and external sources;
  • Communicating analysis results and making recommendations to senior management;
  • Providing advice on the features, functions and capabilities of application systems;
  • Conducting continuous development of telecommunications systems in consideration of changing environment;
  • Participating in implementing of programs for safeguarding integrity of power and voice communication systems;
  • Monitoring the operation of the telecommunication systems in the company to effectively support business operations;
  • Implementing new technological developments to enhance telecommunication systems efficiency;
  • Managing implementation of information technology and telecommunications projects and ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Monitoring technological trends and recommending initiatives to safeguard the interest of the Secretariat;
  • Formulating risk mitigation plans, and performing security reviews and testing;
  • Conducting security risk assessment and making recommendations on how to effectively minimize ICT security risks to acceptable levels;
  • Ensuring that new ICT resources are risk assessed and that risk mitigation plans are documented and implemented before the ICT resource is put in production;
  • Performing periodical vulnerability and penetration tests to highlight ICT systems vulnerabilities, the need for the update of software with fixes and patches, and other security related changes; and
  • Providing guidance in the evaluation of new security solutions and methodologies.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade a candidate should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Information Communication Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • Served in the grade of Senior Information Communication Technology Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years and demonstrated a high level of professional competence and outstanding management qualities in computerized information systems
  • Have at least 10 years relevant professional experience, served in the grade of Senior Information Communication Technology Officer for a minimum period of five (5) years and demonstrated a high level of professional competence and outstanding management qualities in computerized information systems.
  • Should have management skills, strong leadership, organization, coordination and communication skills.
  • Have excellent interaction and presentation skills, a good understanding of key issues and challenges facing social sector in Kenya.
  • He/ She should be able to initiate and adopt results-based management.
  • Should have done Senior Leadership Development Programme Course (SLDP)
  • Should be a member and hold professional qualifications of that professional body.

Key Attributes

The following key attributes will be required for the positions:

  • Must be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented strategic thinker, demonstratively;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Be self-driven, a team-player and a mentor/coach; and
  • Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

Terms of Service

All positions are on contract terms for a period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance. The salary and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the VDB in consultation with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to Apply

ALL Applications;

  • Shall start with an online application which will be used to shortlist the applicants. https://forms.gle/FK6QnmeqZ6Xpb5P56
  • Should be clearly marked “Application for the position applied” on the envelope/subject line.
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application. All applications submitted in hard copy should be clearly marked on the envelope and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
  1. Manual applications should be hand delivered to:

The Director General

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

KUSCO Centre, 2nd Floor

Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

  1. Online applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to vacancy@vision2030.go.ke
  2. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Director General

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

KUSCO Centre, 2nd Floor

Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Note: Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to submit the following documents to signify compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution;

  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau.

“Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons living with disability are encouraged to apply”. All applications should be submitted by 5 pm on 13th January 2021.

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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