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Government Jobs in Kenya – ICDC

The Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is a State Corporation established in 1954 to promote the economic development of Kenya through supporting the establishment and growth of industrial and commercial enterprises. 

The Corporation has ambitious plans to become a high-performance public entity that will contribute meaningfully to the economic development of Kenya. 

As part of our strategic realignment we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our corporate goals and therefore must have in place, world-class human resources. 

ICDC therefore invites applications from qualified professionals for the following position:-

Job Title: Principal ICT Officer
Duties & Responsibilities
·                     Timely reviewing of existing systems and making changes in line with changes in technology and user requirements
·                     Establishing and implementing security measures to safeguard operating and database systems
·                     Prepare and updating user and technical manuals
·                     Support and Training users on the use of systems
·                     Coordinate extraction of business/MIS reports and ensure distribution to relevant business units
·                     Liaise with the systems vendors and business units in keeping up to date with the software versions by scheduling upgrades, patch release implementation and software development into the production environment.
·                     Ensure that all business systems related changes are fully documented and maintain the documentation to a professional level
·                     Oversee all development and integration aspects between core business system and 3rd party systems
Skills, knowledge and attributes
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field from a recognized university.
·                     A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with Core banking systems in production support environment as an administrator/consultant.
·                     Experience with UNIX scripting/administration, Java Programming and PL/SQL
·                     Experience in ORACLE Database Base Administration
·                     Possession of additional IT certifications such Project Management (PRINCE2/PMP), COBIT, ITIL, CISCO, CISM/CISSP and MCSE will be an add advantage
·                     Results driver - takes the initiative to set and achieve challenging work goals, focuses one’s time and energy to maintain high work standards.
·                     Continuous learner - uses work challenges as opportunities to try new learning and innovative solutions
·                     Change agent – identify opportunities and initiate action.

Job Title: Principal Enterprise Risk and Compliance Officer
Duties & Responsibilities

·                     Application of skills and expertise in cross functional business process redesign, continuous process and quality improvement and implementation while displaying project and program management leadership.
·                     Compile risk registers, identify key risk indicators for all risks within the business and to monitor and report on these key indicators.
·                     Establish a healthy risk culture and ensure that the risk management approach and process is aligned with the business strategy.
·                     Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of enterprise wide risk and compliance performance.
·                     Champion the Corporation’s Ethics and integrity assurance framework.
Skills, knowledge and attributes
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics or related field.
·                     Postgraduate qualification in risk management will be an added advantage.
·                     Relevant Microsoft packages and statistical software packages
·                     Five (5) years’ experience in a risk and compliance environment or related field.
·                     Knowledge and skills in the understanding, interpretation and practical implementation of risk and regulatory requirements.
·                     Results driver - takes the initiative to set and achieve challenging work goals, focuses one’s time and energy to maintain high work standards.
·                     Strong analytical skills
·                     Change agent – identify opportunities and initiate action.
·                     Continuous learner - uses work challenges as opportunities to try new learning and innovative solutions.
·                     Knowledge and application of various risk and compliance software will be an added advantage.
Applicants are required to submit an application letter which indicates current remuneration and day time telephone contacts accompanied with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

HR & Adm. Manager
P.O Box 45519 - 00100 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns. 

Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

All applications should be received on or before 20th February 2015.

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