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DAILY POST: Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya – ICT Authority




The ICT
Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender
equality. We seek and employ individuals who are qualified for the various job
roles and are committed to contribute to the vision and objectives of the
organisation.
Responsible
for: Support the management and execution of special ICT projects in Government
·        
Execute special ICT projects
according to the standards and expectations of the PMO
·        
Prepare and maintain all project
documentation such as; initiation, delivery plans and budgets
·        
Develop and maintain Programme Plans
and reporting documentation as necessary to ensure timely communication and
successful delivery of assigned projects.
·        
Ensure projects are planned and
executed in-line with the PMO approach
·        
Risk and issue identification and
management
·        
Ensure deliverables meet required
quality standards
·        
Ensure adequate levels of
documentation are produced as part of the technical solution
·        
Perform any other duties as may be
assigned from time to time
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Degree in an ICT related field
(Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology and Engineering)
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Five years’ experience in the ICT
field
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Experience in implementation of ICT projects
Personal skills and attributes required
·        
Project management skills and ability
to prioritize
·        
Problem solving skills
·        
Management experience in leading and
developing an ICT support team
·        
Analytical skills; able to evaluate
information and situations and take sound decisions
·        
Excellent organizational and
analytical skills
·        
Proven leadership skills
Public Communication Officer I
Job Grade ICTA 6( 1 Position)
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Providing Communications services to
the ICT Authority
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Preparing and organizing forums to
promote and propagate the ICT Authority’s agenda
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Collecting and curating content for
use in the ICT Authority digital platforms, publications, conferences
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Undertaking PR and event management
activities
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Documenting content during forums for
the purposes of retrieval
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Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
sectional reports
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Design research tools such as
questionnaires
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Carrying out surveys
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Initiating draft of documents and
publications
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Research and generate content
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Participating in corporate events,
functions and execute assigned tasks
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Handle media enquiries and generate
responses
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Handle public complaints and pass
them over to relevant department for resolutions.
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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.
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At least three(3) years relevant work
experience in a private or Public Organization
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Excellent interpersonal and
communications skills
The officer will be responsible to
the PMO.
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Supervise implementation of critical
ICT projects and initiatives in the region according to approved Governance
Framework and standards,
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Coordinate the Digital Literacy
Programme and other key ICT projects and initiatives at regional level
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Supervise the Authority’s officers
deployed in the counties within the Region
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Supervise the operations of DLP
support and WEEE Centres within their regions
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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.
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Report on the status of ICT
programmes, projects and other initiatives in the region
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Represent ICTA in National Government
Regional Meetings
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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
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Membership to a relevant professional
body
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Problem solving skills
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Meets the provision of Chapter Six of
the Constitution
The ICT Authority is an equal
opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. We seek and
employ individuals who are qualified for the various job roles and are
committed to contribute to the vision and objectives of the organisation.
Responsible for: Support the
management and execution of special ICT projects in Government
·        
Execute special ICT projects
according to the standards and expectations of the PMO
·        
Prepare and maintain all project
documentation such as; initiation, delivery plans and budgets
·        
Develop and maintain Programme Plans
and reporting documentation as necessary to ensure timely communication and
successful delivery of assigned projects.
·        
Ensure projects are planned and
executed in-line with the PMO approach
·        
Risk and issue identification and
management
·        
Ensure deliverables meet required
quality standards
·        
Ensure adequate levels of
documentation are produced as part of the technical solution
·        
Perform any other duties as may be
assigned from time to time
·        
Degree in an ICT related field
(Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology and Engineering)
·        
Five years’ experience in the ICT
field
·        
Experience in implementation of ICT
projects
Personal skills and attributes
required
·        
Project management skills and ability
to prioritize
·        
Problem solving skills
·        
Management experience in leading and
developing an ICT support team
·        
Analytical skills; able to evaluate
information and situations and take sound decisions
·        
Excellent organizational and
analytical skills
·        
Proven leadership skills
The office is responsible for
offering transport assignments in order to ensure appropriate conduct of
Authority activities and provision of services within the Authority mandate.
This requires that the vehicles are kept in good working condition for
usability and safety purposes
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Carrying out routine checks on the
vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tire pressure, brakes,
etc;
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Detecting and reporting
malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
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Maintenance of work tickets for
vehicles;
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Driving the vehicle as authorized;
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Ensuring that the servicing and
repairs due are done;
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Security and safety for the vehicle
on and off the road;
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Safety of the passengers and/or goods
therein and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
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KCSE C- Minus
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Professional certificate
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Computer skills
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Served for a minimum of four (4)
years accident free driving experience
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Clean driving license free from any
endorsement
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Adequate knowledge of the Highway
Code
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Valid certificate of good conduct and
a First Aid certificate lasting for not less than one (1) week.
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Meets the provision of Chapter 6 of
the Constitution
Job Grade: ICTA 9
4 Positions
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Verifying compiled statistical
records for accuracy;
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Processing of human resource
statistics;
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Preparing indents for advertisement
of posts;
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Preparing agenda for the Human
Resource Advisory Committee;
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Maintaining stores, records and
equipment inventory;
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Preparing estimates of expenditure
for general office services;
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Ensuring safe custody of invoices,
receipts and other records; and
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Ensuring proper maintenance of filing
system
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KCSE Certificate
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Have a proficiency certificate for
clerical officers.
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Have a certificate in any of the
following disciplines: Human Resource Management, Business Administration,
Kenya Accounts Technician Certificate (KATC), Kenya Administration and
Management Examination (KAME) or any other relevant and equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution.
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Be proficient in computer
applications.
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Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution; and
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Show merit and ability as reflected
in work performance and results.
Job Grade ICTA 7
5 Positions
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Taking minutes; using e-office to
research and process data;
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Operating office equipment;
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Attending to visitors and client;
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Handling customer inquiries,
complaints and handling telephone calls and; Coordinating schedules of meetings
and appointments;
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Coordinating travel arrangements;
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Ensuring security of office records,
equipment and documents, including classified materials;
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Ensuring security, integrity and
confidentiality of data;
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Establishing and monitoring
procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements;
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Maintaining an up to date filing
system in the office;
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Preparing responses to routine
correspondence and managing office protocol and etiquette.
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Secretarial Studies;
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Bachelor of Business
Management/Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
plus a Higher Diploma/Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized
institution;
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Have a minimum three (3) years’ work
experience in public service or in the private sector;
·        
Certificate in computer application
skills; and demonstrated professional competence in management of office
administrative services.
The ICT Authority is an equal
opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. We seek and
employ individuals who are qualified for the various job roles and are
committed to contribute to the vision and objectives of the organisation.
The officer will be responsible to
the PMO
·        
Ensure compliance of financial
transactions to approved financial policies, procedures and control systems
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Participate in formulating and implementing
sound financial accounting policies, procedures, strategies and systems that
ensure effective control and accountability of the Authority’s resource;
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Prepare timely and accurate financial
reports and final Accounts;
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Prepare cash flows statements Review
the general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting;
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Implement recommendations to improve
accounting processes and procedures;
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Coordinate payments of suppliers in
accordance with the Authority’s policies and procedures;
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Handle audit queries to ensure they
are effectively resolved;
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Facilitate the budget preparation
exercise through collation of information from various functional areas and
onward input into the system;
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Handle any other official duties
allocated from time to time.
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Bachelors’ degree in Commerce,
Accounting, Economics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution.
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CPA (K)
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Supervisory course lasting not less
than two (2) weeks
·        
Member of the Institute of Public
Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or it recognized equivalent
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Computer skills
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Problem solving, Analytical and
organizational Skills
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Negotiation and People management
skills
·        
At least three(3) years in relevant
work experience in the Public Service or in private sector
·        
Meets the provision of Chapter six of
the Constitution.
The ICT Authority is an equal
opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. We seek and
employ individuals who are qualified for the various job roles and are
committed to contribute to the vision and objectives of the organisation.
An officer at this level will be
responsible to Deputy Director Internal Audit and duties entail:
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Carry out independent tests and
assessments of compliance with the policies, procedures and regulations as per
the approved annual work plans;
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Conducting internal audit activities
in line with International Professional Practices standards for internal
auditing and other statutory regulations;
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Conduct audit of ICT Authority’s
assets and accounting systems;
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Compare records with physical assets
to provide assurance and safeguard Institute’s assets;
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Audit all payments and receipts to
ensure compliance with budgetary provisions, policies and procedures;
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Assist in carrying out technical
audit of projects, programmes and practices;
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Conduct verification of statutory
reporting;
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Participate in preparation of
internal audit reports;
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Participate in preparation and
implementation of annual work plans, budgets and reports;
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Review implementation of previous
audit findings; and
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Presentation of clear, concise and
timely internal audit working papers.
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Bachelor’s degree in accounting or
other relevant fields
·        
Active Member of ICPAK or IIA.
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At least three (3) years’ work
experience
·        
Computer skills in audit software.
Supply Chain Management Officer 
The ICT Authority is an equal
opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. We seek and
employ individuals who are qualified for the various job roles and are
committed to contribute to the vision and objectives of the organisation.
The officer will be responsible to
the Manager Supply Chain Management.
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Sourcing for goods and services in
line with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2015 and regulations.
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Preparing contract documents, Local
Purchase and Service Orders.
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Ensure that LPOs and LSOs are
promptly raised and approved to facilitate delivery of goods and services on
time.
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Preparation and submission of timely
procurement reports;
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Ensure that no orders are issued
without the necessary documentation.
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Liaise with Stores to ensure that
goods being delivered conform to the user specification.
·        
Receive and submit supplier’s
invoices to Finance to ensure timely settlement;
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Ensuring timely implementation of
decisions of procurement and evaluation committee;
·        
Offer procurement technical advice to
the user departments;
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Ensure safe custody of all
procurement documents.
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Participate in quotation opening and
evaluation.
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Participate in tender opening and
evaluation.
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Keep custody of all contracts and
ensuring follow up on deliveries.
·        
Monitoring and evaluating contract
management by users and report progress to facilitate timely decision making.
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Bachelor’s degree in Business
Administration, Economics, Commerce, Supplies Management Option or any other
related field;
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At least five(5) years relevant work
experience in a public/private institution
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Diploma in procurement and supply
management from CIPS, KISM or other reputable institution.
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Active member of KISM
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Experience in ERP Procurement Modules
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Must have a practicing license
The following documents will be
required during application
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Application Letter
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Copy of Academic Certificates
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Copy of Professional Certificates
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Copy of Curriculum Vitae
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Copy of National ID
Deadline for application is 19th December,
2018

ICT Authority is an equal opportunity
employer. Persons with disability and women are highly encouraged to apply.





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