Network Development & Management Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Network Development & Management Officer



Job Specifications
This is the entry level for degree holders into this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of the Senior Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Participating in developing, implementing and reviewing public transport operation’s policies, strategies, standards, procedures and guidelines for the Authority;
  • Coordinating and manages operating contracts;
  • Managing Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) ticketing and fare collection systems
  • Managing MRTS stations and depots;
  • Implementing Public Transport Service and Fleet operations contracts
  • Participating in developing MRTS service and operational plans including scheduling and routing within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA);
  • Coordinating and monitoring schedules of public transport operations within the NMA;
  • Coordinating, controlling and managing MRTS termini within the NMA;
  • Overseeing quality of service contract and maintaining operator penalty fund;
  • Coordinating financial administration of public transport programmes;
  • Participating in Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) Configuration and database management
  • Participating in ITS administration (maintenance, backups, patching, database management, upgrades)
  • Participating in the management the Traffic Management Centre (TMC) and facilitation of external complimentary operations within the TMC;
  • Participating in developing network management strategies;
  • Implementing passenger information systems and Communications networkmanagement, maintenance and administration;
  • Ensuring ITS systems security management and disaster Recovery Systems Maintenance;

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in Standardization, Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Information Systems, Project Management, Law, Communication Technology, Computer Science, Digital System Design, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, or any other relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Proficiency in computer skills;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by submitting their applications for their positions of interest.

The applicants should attach COPIES of the following documents to their applications:

  • Cover Letter for the position of interest clearly indicating the Job Vacancy No.:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates;

Candidates who meet the requirements stipulated should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Applications should include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport. All applications MUST have the Job Vacancy No., clearly indicated on the envelope. 

The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,

Or emailed to: or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment Box placed on the 6th Floor.
Successful applicants are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, and MUST obtain and submit VALID clearance certificates from the following organizations upon offer of appointment:

  • Individual Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good); and
  • An Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

NaMATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. 

Persons living with disability (PWDs), women and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation / details as sought for will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification