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Enterprise Applications Maintenance Specialist

Job Grade: ICTA 6
(1) Position
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 report to the Head, Applications and will be responsible for maintenance of enterprise applications.

Responsibilities
·         Responsible for creation of the enterprise system design and functional specifications, writing, coding and testing individual programmes or providing an entirely new software resource using development tools including writing documentation and operating manuals, installing the system and Oversee administration and maintenance of databases.
·         Investigate and resolve enterprise application functionality related issues and provide first level support and troubleshooting of MCDA and ICTA systems and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.
·         Manages software licences and software assets throughout Government MDAs to ensure that they are legally acquired, up todate and protected from risk.
·         Assess alignment of requests of requests to business needs, asset lifecycle strategy and enterprise architecture
·         Prioritize requests based on defined set of criteria considering regulatory requirements, business value and criticality
·         Manage the introduction of new or enhance applications or services to end users
·         Undertake analysis of user requirements for implementation of new systems or enhancement of existing systems
·         Collaborate with vendors and users in undertaking testing of new systems or enhanced system
·         Analyze data contained in the corporate database and identify data integrity issues with existing and proposed systems and implement solutions.
·         Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations and user guide, for digitizing Government records.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         A university degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
·         Five years relevant experience
·         Extensive knowledge of data processing, system coding and enterprise software applications.
·         Technical experience with databases, Web development, and user support.
·         Good background in Data Base design using various development platforms such as Oracle, SharePoint, visual Basic/ studio, C++, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, C#, Java, Linux and .NET. PHP, Oracle, etc.
·         Good working knowledge skills with Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Project.
·         Proven knowledge of business analysis, implementation and maintenance of enterprise
·         Relevant experience with ERPs and other enterprise applications
·         Relevant Certification in Enterprise systems
Personal skills and attributes required
·         Analytical skills; able to evaluate information and situations and take sound decisions
·         Project management skills and ability to prioritize
·         Excellent organisational and analytical skills
·         Proven leadership skills

Data Digitization Officer
Job Grade: ICTA 6
1 Position
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 report of the Information Management Lead and will be responsible for digitization, storage and security of GoK data.
Responsibilities
·         Responsible for creation of the system design and functional specifications, writing, coding and testing individual programmes or providing an entirely new software resource using development tools including writing documentation and operating manuals, installing the system and Oversee administration and maintenance of database servers.
·         Investigate and resolve application functionality related issues and provide first level support and troubleshooting of MCDA and ICTA systems and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.
·         Analyze data contained in the corporate database and identify data integrity issues with existing and proposed systems and implement solutions.
·         Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations and user guide, for digitizing Government records.
·         Undertake validation and verification of all GoK data
·         Conduct business intelligence and data analysis to produce reports and statistics across a range of subjects as required
·         Ensure quality document management services
·         Ensure that GoK data is stored appropriately
·         Supervise the work of Data Digitisation Analysts
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         A university degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
·         Five years relevant experience
·         Extensive knowledge of data processing, document management, digitization systems, system analysis design and coding.
·         Technical experience with software applications, databases, Web development, and user support.
·         Good background in Data Base design using various development platforms such as Oracle, SharePoint, visual Basic/ studio, C++, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, C#, Java, Linux and .NET. PHP, Oracle, etc.
·         Proven knowledge of data mining and business intelligence, implementation and maintenance of systems
Personal skills and attributes required
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
·         Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
·         Strong customer service orientation

Supply Chain Management Officer 
Job Grade: ICTA 6
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.
Responsibilities
·         Sourcing for goods and services in line with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2015 and regulations.
·         Preparing contract documents, Local Purchase and Service Orders.
·         Ensure that LPOs and LSOs are promptly raised and approved to facilitate delivery of goods and services on time.
·         Preparation and submission of timely procurement reports;
·         Ensure that no orders are issued without the necessary documentation.
·         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;
·         Ensuring timely implementation of decisions of procurement and evaluation committee;
·         Offer procurement technical advice to the user departments;
·         Ensure safe custody of all procurement documents.
·         Participate in quotation opening and evaluation.
·         Participate in tender opening and evaluation.
·         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.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, Supplies Management Option or any other related field;
·         At least five(5) years relevant work experience in a public/private institution
·         Diploma in procurement and supply management from CIPS, KISM or other reputable institution.
·         Active member of KISM
·         Experience in ERP Procurement Modules
·         Must have a practicing license

Security Analyst
Job Grade: ICTA 8
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 answerable to Application Security Specialist and will assist in administration of information security issues
Responsibilities
·         Assist in Performing analysis of the network security risks and mitigate of the same
·         Build, implement and deploy network security solutions
·         Participate in information security management incident response – triage, incident analysis, remediation
·         Assist in implementation of data centre security
·         Participate in routine checks to ensure security of data centre
·         Liaise with the Network Security Specialist, Data Centre Specialist and applications Security Specialist in management of routine security.
·         Participate in supporting vendors’ security activities to ensure 3rd Party software and development meets GOK standards.
·         Assist in Implementation of applications security.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         A university degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
·         Two years relevant experience
·         Relevant Information security management Certifications
Personal skills and attributes required
·         Good communications skills
·         Excellent problem-solving skills
·         People management experience
·         Planning and organizational skills

Monitoring & Evaluation Officers
Grade: ICTA 6
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.
Responsibilities
·         Development and monitoring of the projects budgetary process

·         Carrying out strategic management forecasting and corporate planning
·         Initiate the development of monitoring and evaluation policies, procedures, systems and programmes
·         Ensuring implementation of the monitoring and evaluation of the projects and programmes.
·         Monitoring and evaluating implementation of projects, programmes and the performance contracts and reporting on the same and reporting on performance and issuing reports
·         Carrying out monitoring and evaluation activities and liaising with Programme management department to improve on identified gaps in project management activities
·         Establish and manage a Knowledge Management System
·         Developing and managing monitoring and evaluation tools required for the Authority
·         Disseminating Monitoring & Evaluation report findings;
·         Managing development of performance frameworks and indicators and targets in the M&E systems for implementation and tracking;
Qualifications
·         Bachelors’ degree in any of the following fields: – Economics, Statistics, Mathematics Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Management
·         At least three(3) years relevant work experience
·         Good communication, presentation and report writing skills
·         Collaboration and team work
·         Problem Solving Skills
·         Creativity and innovation

Internal Auditor
Grade: ICTA 6
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:
Responsibilities
·         Carry out independent tests and assessments of compliance with the policies, procedures and regulations as per the approved annual work plans;
·         Conducting internal audit activities in line with International Professional Practices standards for internal auditing and other statutory regulations;
·         Conduct audit of ICT Authority’s assets and accounting systems;
·         Compare records with physical assets to provide assurance and safeguard Institute’s assets;
·         Audit all payments and receipts to ensure compliance with budgetary provisions, policies and procedures;
·         Assist in carrying out technical audit of projects, programmes and practices;
·         Conduct verification of statutory reporting;
·         Participate in preparation of internal audit reports;
·         Participate in preparation and implementation of annual work plans, budgets and reports;
·         Review implementation of previous audit findings; and
·         Presentation of clear, concise and timely internal audit working papers.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other relevant fields
·         Active Member of ICPAK or IIA.
·         At least three (3) years’ work experience
·         Computer skills in audit software.

Accountant
ICTA 6
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
Responsibilities
·         Ensure compliance of financial transactions to approved financial policies, procedures and control systems
·         Participate in formulating and implementing sound financial accounting policies, procedures, strategies and systems that ensure effective control and accountability of the Authority’s resource;
·         Prepare timely and accurate financial reports and final Accounts;
·         Prepare cash flows statements Review the general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting;
·         Implement recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures;
·         Coordinate payments of suppliers in accordance with the Authority’s policies and procedures;
·         Handle audit queries to ensure they are effectively resolved;
·         Facilitate the budget preparation exercise through collation of information from various functional areas and onward input into the system;
·         Handle any other official duties allocated from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Accounting, Economics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         CPA (K)
·         Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
·         Member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or it recognized equivalent
·         Computer skills
·         Problem solving, Analytical and organizational Skills
·         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.

Office Administrator I
Job Grade ICTA 7
5 Positions
Responsibilities
·         Taking minutes; using e-office to research and process data;
·         Operating office equipment;
·         Attending to visitors and client;
·         Handling customer inquiries, complaints and handling telephone calls and; Coordinating schedules of meetings and appointments;
·         Coordinating travel arrangements;
·         Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents, including classified materials;
·         Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data;
·         Establishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements;
·         Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office;
·         Preparing responses to routine correspondence and managing office protocol and etiquette.
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Secretarial Studies;
·         Bachelor of Business Management/Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
OR
·         Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences plus a Higher Diploma/Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution;
·         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.

Clerical Officer
Job Grade: ICTA 9
4 Positions
Responsibilities
·         Verifying compiled statistical records for accuracy;
·         Processing of human resource statistics;
·         Preparing indents for advertisement of posts;
·         Preparing agenda for the Human Resource Advisory Committee;
·         Maintaining stores, records and equipment inventory;
·         Preparing estimates of expenditure for general office services;
·         Ensuring safe custody of invoices, receipts and other records; and
·         Ensuring proper maintenance of filing system
Qualifications
·         KCSE Certificate
·         Have a proficiency certificate for clerical officers.
·         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.
·         Be proficient in computer applications.
·         Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
·         Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Driver
ICTA 10
10 Positions
Job Purpose
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
Responsibilities
·         Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tire pressure, brakes, etc;
·         Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
·         Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles;
·         Driving the vehicle as authorized;
·         Ensuring that the servicing and repairs due are done;
·         Security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road;
·         Safety of the passengers and/or goods therein and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
Qualifications
·         KCSE C- Minus
·         Professional certificate
·         Computer skills
·         Served for a minimum of four (4) years accident free driving experience
·         Clean driving license free from any endorsement
·         Adequate knowledge of the Highway Code
·         Valid certificate of good conduct and a First Aid certificate lasting for not less than one (1) week.
·         Meets the provision of Chapter 6 of the Constitution
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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