KNQA Senior ICT Officer Job in Kenya (96K)

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) was set up in 2015 as set out in the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF) act no. 22 of 2014 (and KNQF Regulations, 2018) to coordinate and harmonize the various levels of education; and to create a database of all qualifications in the country.

Senior Information Communications Technology Officer

KNQA Grade 5

One (1) Post

Ref No: KNQA/ NO. 8/2020)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 61,670 to 96,733 pm

Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year

Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least:

i) Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;

ii) Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7or equivalent) in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution.

iii) At least any one (1) certifications from relevant professional bodies in either CCNP, CDCP, CCNA Cloud, CCNA Industrial/IoT, CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, N+, A+ OCA, CISSP, Linux+, Network+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), CISA, CISM, CGEIT or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

iv) CISA Membership or an equivalent ICT professional body;

v) Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;

vi) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

vii) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Key Duties and responsibilities entails;

i) Developing documentation of computer programs according to instructions and specifications;

ii) Installing and configuring computer systems and solutions;

iii) Maintaining application systems;

iv) providing end user support and training users on effective and efficient use of ICT facilities;

v) Maintaining up to date equipment register;

vi) Installing, configuring and monitoring Local Area Network components;

vii) Administering and managing users in the Active Directory, e-mail server and User applications;

viii) Maintaining an up-to-date ICT equipment register and issuance register;

ix) Updating and maintaining the Authority’s website; and

x) Ensuring business continuity by performing regular data and application backups.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the above specified criteria for any of the below named positions, submit (both electronically and hard copies) of your cover letter, together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your updated detailed Curriculum Vitae, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience to the address below and also create a profile and apply on the KNQA Employment portal –

Hard copy applications should be send to;

The Director General,
Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
Uchumi House, 6th Floor, Aga Khan Walk
P.O Box 72635-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: +254-020-2100272.

Make your application on or before Friday, 2nd October 2020.

Please note that: KNQA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities, Women and Candidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals and certified copies of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts during interviews.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

ICT and Technology
Updated: September 14, 2020 — 7:50 am