Head of ICT reporting to the Deputy Director (Administration and Finance).
Duties and Responsibilities
Developing ICT Strategy and related policies and standards, preparing, reviewing and monitoring the ICT annual budget and operating Plan.
Providing and deploying software based productivity tools;
Reviewing and deploying appropriate business applications;
Developing and deploying appropriate security systems;
Reviewing and recommending business continuity and disaster recovery plans;
Developing monitoring and reporting systems;
Providing feedback to management teams on performance of various applications and systems for ongoing ICT performance improvement;
Setting departmental targets, monitoring and periodic performance appraisal for ICT team;
Establishing and maintaining a close working relationships with key Stakeholders in the ICT industry and service providers;
Provide Mentorship to ICT staff and Students in order to improve knowledge, skills and morale
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
1. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Information Technology or any other relevant equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology or any other relevant equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Specialized Computer Applications Packages, International Computer Driving License (ICDL), User Support Specialist (USS), Web design, Graphics design, LINUX/UNIX, Microsoft, CISCO and Relational Database Management System (RDMS);
Certificate in Management /Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
Demonstrated professional competence and experience in Data Analytics, ERP and Cyber Security implementation;
Meets the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya; and
Must have served in senior management level for a minimum period of (3) year in a reputable organization.