Assistant Director, ICT Grade 4, Job in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

Providing leadership in formulation and implementation ICT strategies;

Ensuring adherence to ICT policies procedures and standards;

Overseeing ICT programs and activities;

Managing, coordinating and supervising ICT functions in the unit/division;

Establishing mechanisms for disaster recovery and business continuity.

Drawing ICT budget and procurement plans;

Coordinating systems development, implementation and maintenance;

Liaising with users to ensure that their ICT needs are met;

Reviewing and evaluating feasibility studies and reports for implementation;

Supervising and managing ICT projects within the planned time deadlines and budget projections;

Coordinating information systems security audits, reporting and making recommendations to strengthen ICT security systems;

Preparing work plans, conducting staff performance appraisal and submitting performance reports;

Developing and implementing measures for staff capacity building;

Facilitating procurement of ICT equipment and services;

Person Specifications

For appointment to this position, an officer must have:

At least ten (10) years cumulative relevant work experience, four (4) of which should have served at management level;

Masters degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or other ICT related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution;

Certification in the following; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Oracle certification;

Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

Demonstrated merit in work performance

Membership to a professional body;

Proficiency in computer application;

Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for the successful applicants.

Key Competencies, skills and attitudes


Analytical skills;

Project Management Skills

Communication and reporting skills;

Interpersonal skills;

Team player.

How To Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A – (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B – (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 10th June, 2024 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200