ICT Manager (Infrastructure) Job Vacancy – Kenya Universities & Colleges Central Placement Service

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service is a
Body Corporate established under Section 55 of the Universities Act No.
42 of 2012 to, among other functions, Coordinate the Placement of
Government Sponsored Students to Universities and Colleges.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following position:

Manager, Information Communications Technology – Infrastructure
Ref. Code KUCCPS 010/16
1 Position
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, s/he will
be responsible for the management of the Placement Service’s ICT Infrastructure environment.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement quality guidelines and procedures
    on hardware and software;
  • Analyse computing requirements, identify infrastructure
    requirements and initiate improvements projects;
  • Forecast and plan future programme requirements including
    modernisation and/or upgrade of existing facilities;
  • Manage infrastructure projects including project planning
    to ensure that all activities and tasks begin and end on time;
  • Identify project resource requirements and ensure that
    these are availed on time and utilised as per laid down plans including staffing, hardware and
    software requirements;
  • Install, configure and maintain multiplatform systems
    hardware, software and components.
  • Ensure effective and efficient security systems that
    ensure network, systems and data security and recovery from internal and external security threats;
  • Develop, deploy and maintain performance monitoring and
    reporting systems that provide management and technical reports for decision making and
    operational support;
  • Coordinate, schedule and manage information systems to
    meet user requirements;
  • Facilitate automation of all offices including
    inter-office communication;
  • Establish a strong working relationship with external
    suppliers in order to enhance productivity and manage costs; and
  • Manage, lead and develop staff.
Minimum Requirement
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Have served in the grade of Chief Information
    Communication Technology Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or eight (8) years in
    comparable and relevant position in the public or private sector three (3) of which must be in a
    senior management level;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following
    disciplines: Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent qualifications from a
    recognized Institution;
  • Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following
    disciplines: Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent qualifications from a
    recognized Institution;
  • Have a certificate in Corporate Governance or Senior
    Management Course lasting note less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;
  • Have demonstrated a high degree of integrity,
    professional competence and ability in the administration and management of the Information
    Communication Technology function as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Have met the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the
    Constitution of Kenya on leadership and accountability. Applicants should have clearance
    certificates from the following bodies:
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority;
  2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  3. Higher Educations Loans Board;
  4. A Licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
  5. Director of Criminal Investigation
How to Apply
Interested applicants should post or hand deliver their applications in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the position applied for and reference code to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service
ACK Garden House, 3rd Floor, 1st Ngong Avenue, Community
P. O. Box 105166-0101,

Or e-mail to applications@kuccps.ac.ke with the reference code and the position applied for as the subject line.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer. 

People with disabilities, women and people from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for receipt of the applications is March 4, 2016 at 5.00 pm.

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Updated: February 15, 2016 — 9:48 am