Senior ICT Officer – National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.

The Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill various positions at its Headquarters based in Nairobi and other centers to ensure delivery of its mandate.

Applications are hereby invited from suitability qualified persons to fill the following vacancies in the Authority:-

ICT Department

Senior ICT Officer

(Grade 10)


1 post

Reporting to Manager ICT, the job holder will be responsible for:

a) Carrying out systems analysis, design and programme development in liaison with users;

b) Developing, implementing and maintaining of systems;

c) Ensuring adherence to established ICT standards;

d) Supervising and compiling overall systems documentation;

e) Advising on ICT related issues;

f) Supervising, installation certification, repairs and maintenance of information communication technology equipment and associated peripherals;

g) Developing and maintaining ICT standards;

h) Recommending and supervising hardware/software specification for ICT equipment;

i) Logging of problems;

j) Drawing and scheduling preventive maintenance;

k) Assisting in feasibility studies as assigned.

The successful candidate must:

a. Have a Bachelor’s degree in the following field, computer science/ information communication technology or electronic/electrical engineering from a recognized institution.

b. Have a professional certificate in system administration, software development, computer networking like CISCO, MCSE, MCE, MCSA or any other relevant qualification.

c. Be familiar with network computer applications (WAN, LAN, E-mail infrastructure)

d. Have served in a similar position for at least five (5) years

e. Be a member of a relevant professional body

How to Apply

Interested persons are required to download and duly fill our JOB APPLICATION FORM REF. NO. NITA /HR & ADM/HRP/01 from the NITA website.

In addition, please attach copies of professional/academic certificates, testimonials, copy of National Identity Card or passport with envelopes clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

Director General

National Industrial Training Authority

P.O. Box 74494- 00200


Applications must also be submitted by email to to reach by Friday 19th January 2018 at 5.00p.m

Please note:

  1. NITA is an equal opportunity employer.
  2. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  3. Persons from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  5. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

ICT and Technology
Updated: January 13, 2018 — 9:13 am