This job description outlines the responsibilities and requirements for the position of an Information Communication Technology (ICT) Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out system analysis, design, and programme specifications in liaison with users. They will also develop, implement and maintain systems while ensuring adherence to established ICT standards.
In addition, the ICT Officer will be required to supervise and compile overall systems documentation and advise on ICT-related issues. They will also supervise installation, certification, repairs, and maintenance of ICT equipment and peripherals. Other duties include developing and maintaining ICT standards, recommending and supervising hardware/software specifications for ICT equipment, logging of problems, and drawing and scheduling preventive maintenance.
The ICT Officer will also be expected to assist in feasibility studies as assigned and train officers working below them. To be considered for this position, the candidate must be a Kenyan citizen and have served in the position of Information Communication Technology Officer I or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years.
The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Information Communication Technology, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Commerce, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or other ICT related disciplines approved equivalent from a recognized Institution. Finally, the candidate must have demonstrated professional ability, initiative, and competence in organizing and directing work.