The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government-sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following position:

Information Communications Technology Manager

Job Grade: KUCCPS 3

Ref Code: KUCCPS 052/21

The job holder is responsible for recognizing and exploiting the potential of evolving information communication technologies, in order to support the Placement Service goals and operations.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) Developing and reviewing the Information Communication Technology (ICT) policies and procedures;

(ii) Implementing approved ICT Policies and Procedures;

(iii) Preparing strategic and operational plans for the ICT Department;

(iv) Planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating (complete project management) of infrastructure and software development projects undertaken for the Service;

(v) Establishing and enforcing ICT standards and procedures;

(vi) Providing technical guidance in procurement of necessary Information Technology (IT) hardware, software, services and facilities;

(vii) Ensuring prudence utilization of ICT infrastructure;

(viii) Managing the Development, implementation and maintenance of software systems for the Service;

(ix) Developing, implementing and reviewing strategies on ICT security and disaster recovery plans;

(x) Developing and implementing methods, tools and procedures for data integrity and assurance;

(xi) Providing end-user training and support of implemented solutions and infrastructure;

(xii) Providing consultancy services pertaining to the provision of software solutions.

Minimum Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must:-

(i) Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;

(ii) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Information Technology, Computer Science / Engineering, Business Information Technology or any other relevant and equivalent qualification
from a recognized Institution.

(iii) A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines is desirable: – Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering, Business Information Technology or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

(iv) Have professional certification such as Certified Computer Network Professional (CCNP), CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

(v) Be a member of an ICT professional body.

(vi) Have a certificate in Leadership Development Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

(vii) Be proficient in computer applications.

(viii) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

(ix) Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Applications MUST be submitted online through the Placement Service careers portal careers.kuccps.net.

Interested applicants are required to create a profile and attach copies of their CV, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before applying.

The application deadline is August 12, 2021 at 5.00pm.

Important Notice!

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) wishes to advise the public that:

  • KUCCPS does not solicit money for its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background and/or medical check-ups. Applicants are advised not to send money to any individual or agency purporting to act on behalf of KUCCPS in relation to this recruitment. KUCCPS will not be responsible for any loss of money or theft which may result from such fraudulent activities.
  • Applicants should beware of fraudulent online recruitment pages and social media sites.
  • Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, the resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification or termination if already hired.

If you would like to report any suspected fraudulent activity in relation to this recruitment, please send an email to integrity@kuccps.ac.ke.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification, or termination if already hired.