Deputy Director ICT & HCM Automation Job in Kenya

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Deputy Director ICT & HCM Automation Job in Kenya


Advert Number: VNo72022

No of Posts: 1

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy/ Policy Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership, advising senior management on ICT matters and supporting the ICT governance system;

  • Coordinate the development of ICT policies, procedures and standards;
  • Oversee the designing of appropriate ICT architecture; putting in place quality assurance systems, risk plans, disaster recovery procedures and business continuity plans;
  • Identifying ICT outsourcing opportunities;
  • Undertake the development of the Commissions ICT budget and ensure budgetary control and policies and procedures are adhered to;
  • Undertake the preparation of the Commission’s ICT status reports and ensure the adherence to professional standards and guidelines;
  • Coordinate the review of ICT policies to incorporate emerging ICT trends for efficient and effective service delivery;
  • Ensuring that the directorate delivers consistent, clear and high standards support service that enhance their performance;
  • Initiate the development of new systems or modification of existing ones to enhance effective and efficient service delivery; and
  • Oversee system analysis, design and programme specifications.

Managerial Responsibilities

  • Planning and coordinating the development of work programmes and the allocation of staff resources;
  •   Managing multiple and concurrent large, high-profile projects;
  •   Ensure the provision of technical support to end users for all hardware and software;
  • Coordinate the development of research on emerging technological issues;
  • Provide guidelines in the provision of technical support to end users for all hardware and software;
  • Identify performance gaps and recommend proper training and deployment of all ICT Officers in the Commission;
  • Coordinate Information Communication Technology procurement issues and ensure effective utilization and management of ICT infrastructure; and
  • Liaising with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information Communication and Technology equipment;


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a      recognized institution;
  • Professional certifications in ICT such as Certified Computer Network Professional (CCNP, CCNA, MCSE,MCSA,MCSD, Oracle Certified Database Administrator, CISM/CISA or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • A Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Membership of an ICT professional body;
  • Twelve(12)years’ experience of which three(3)should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization; and
  • Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya


Remuneration Package:

Gross Salary: As per NPSC Salary Structure

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Anual Leave: 30 working days per financial year

Leave Allowance: As existing in the Commission

Medical Cover: As existing in the Commission

How to Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through jobs portal:
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates for verification during the interview.

All applications to reach the Commission by the close of business on or before 22nd November, 2022 at 5.00 p.m East African Time (EAT).

Shortlisted candidates for the positions of Directors, Deputy Directors and Managers would be required to satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including submiting HELB clearance certificate, Tax compliance from KRA, clearance from EACC and Police Clearance Certificate from DCI.

NB:    National Police Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.  Persons with disabilities and from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.  Only qualified candidates shall be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.