KIE Principal Information Communication Technology Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Institute of Education (KIE) wishes to recruit qualified professionals for the following vacant positions: 
Principal Information Communication Technology Officer

Scale 12 Ones (1) Post

The Principal information Technology Officer will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Electronic and Emerging Media.

a) Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Co-ordinate design, implement and control of ICT systems, formulate and enforce technical and operating standards for efficient and effective utilization of ICT systems;
  2. Develop and implement ICT strategies and policies;
  3. Carry out feasibility studies;
  4. Train and prepare staff performance reports;
  5. Plan, monitor and evaluate program/activities within an Information Communication Technology Unit;
  6. Liaise with user departments to ensure effective maintenance and upgrading of Information Communication Technology equipment, systems and web information;
  7. Design and manage the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);
  8. Initiate and continuously advise on investments in scalable software and hardware systems to support growth;
  9. Ensure enhancement of new technology as per the trends which are cost effective and value adding to the Institute; and
  10. Develop manuals on ICT standards and hardware/software specifications.
b) Requirements for Appointment
  1. Bachelor of Science degree in either Computer Science, Information or Communication Technology and five (5) years relevant experience.
  2. Demonstrate wide experience, competence and ability in computerized information systems;
  3. Knowledge of integrated management software systems including website management and learning Management Systems;
  4. Knowledge and experience in data recovery Systems;
  5. Knowledge and experience in eCommerce; and
  6. Initiate and continuously advise on investments in scalable software and hardware systems to support growth.
applicants should forward copies of their application letter, academic
and professional certificates, testimonials, up-to-date curriculum vitae
and ID card to the address below to be received not later than 14th
November 2012.  
applicants should give full details of their address including mobile
telephone numbers as well as names and addresses of two referees.

The Director/Chief Executive,
Kenya Institute of Education,
P.O. Box 30231-00100
Nairobi for online applications
NB: Kenya Institute of Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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