16 Government Jobs in Kenya - ICT Authority


Regional ICT Officer
ICTA 6 (8 Positions)
The officer will be responsible to the PMO.
Responsibilities
·         Supervise implementation of critical ICT projects and initiatives in the region according to approved Governance Framework and standards,
·         Coordinate the Digital Literacy Programme and other key ICT projects and initiatives at regional level
·         Supervise the Authority’s officers deployed in the counties within the Region
·         Supervise the operations of DLP support and WEEE Centres within their regions
·         Monitor the adherence to Service Level Agreements by service providers for common ICT infrastructure and applications at regional and county levels
·         Supervise implementation of programmes that promote ICT literacy,capacity building, innovations and e-Government Services.
·         Report on the status of ICT programmes, projects and other initiatives in the region
·         Represent ICTA in National Government Regional Meetings
Requirements
·         Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Projects, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
·         At least three (3) years relevant work experience
·         Strong Supervisory and Coordination skills
·         Membership to a relevant professional body
·         Problem solving skills
·         Meets the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution

ICT Officer
ICTA 8 (6 positions) – Mandera, Lamu, Turkana, Wajir, Tana River and Garissa)
The main purpose of the Job will be;
To provide technical support to national initiatives at county level. The work involves a combination of onsite and remote support provision as well as back end technical support for infrastructure and systems. It will involve liaising with stakeholders and users at county and lower levels.
Responsibilities
·         Provide onsite and back office technical support to government offices in counties including schools
·         Champion successful implementation of ICT programmes/projects at county level
·         Secure and maintain infrastructure and systems in counties in line with national guidelines and standards
·         Identify and develop necessary solutions to enhance deployment of national programmes/projects in counties such as the Digital Literacy Programme (DLP), National Optical Fibre Backbone Infrastructure (NOFBI), County Connectivity Project (CCP), Integrated Financial Management Information System(IFMIS) amongst others
·         Identify, monitor and record frequently occurring problems and liaise with the users, project teams and contractors for their resolution
·         Provide help desk support and training to users from government offices/schools
·         Assist in the management of SLAs for contractors for national ICT projects being implemented at county level
·         Liaise regularly with users and school administrators to ensure successful implementation of critical projects and make recommendations
·         Monitor, evaluate and submit regular reports on county benchmarks on eGovernment services against national and international standards
·         Liaise frequently with the National Support centre and report prompt issues which might hinder the success of the programmes
Requirements
·         At least an upper 2nd degree in any of the following fields: Bachelor degree Computer Science/ Information Communication Technology or in Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
·         Must have graduated within the last three(3) years
·         One year internship or working experience in IT environment preferably in government. The experience involved trouble shooting IT problems , software development and network support
·         Knowledge of Computer Hardware, Software and Networking is desirable
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Report writing and documentation skills
·         Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
·         Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
·         Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Public Communication Officer I
Job Grade ICTA 6( 1 Position)
Responsibilities
·         Providing Communications services to the ICT Authority
·         Preparing and organizing forums to promote and propagate the ICT Authority’s agenda
·         Collecting and curating content for use in the ICT Authority digital platforms, publications, conferences
·         Undertaking PR and event management activities
·         Documenting content during forums for the purposes of retrieval
·         Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports
·         Design research tools such as questionnaires
·         Carrying out surveys
·         Initiating draft of documents and publications
·         Research and generate content
·         Participating in corporate events, functions and execute assigned tasks
·         Handle media enquiries and generate responses
·         Handle public complaints and pass them over to relevant department for resolutions.
Requirements
·         Bachelors degree in Communication, Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Journalism, Mass Communications, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.
·         At least three(3) years relevant work experience in a private or Public Organization
·         Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
How to Apply
The following documents will be required during application
·         Application Letter
·         Copy of Academic Certificates
·         Copy of Professional Certificates
·         Copy of Curriculum Vitae
·         Copy of National ID
Application is strictly online on http://recruitment.icta.go.ke
Deadline for application is 18th December, 2018
ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly encouraged to apply.

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