Chief Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Officer – Kenya Vision 2030 – Nairobi

Reporting to the Director General
the Chief Internal Auditor will be responsible in carrying out the following roles: –
Formulation and implementation of ICT policies, strategies, protocols and standards for the Secretariat.
Selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
Designing and customizing technological systems and platforms to improve stakeholder and the public’s experience.
Advise on purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers.
Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance.
Oversee contract negotiations with IT vendors, contractors, and service providers.
Liaising with other Directorates/Departments on ICT operations information and activities and direct and organize IT-related projects.
Analyzing system malfunctions or technical problems and directing appropriate resolution to ensure uninterrupted operation.
Conducting server builds, engineering enterprise data, voice and video networks.
Maintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networks including reviewing and analyzing data from multiple internal and external
Providing high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, hubs, bridges and routers.
Establishing appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of technical support to all users.
Setting and maintaining the systems and infrastructure at a proposed Continuity of Business/DR site and be responsible for maintaining the Secretariat’s Disaster Recovery Plan.
Designing and developing enterprise-wide data analysis and reporting solutions. And communicating analysis results and making recommendations to senior management.
Providing advice on the features, functions and capabilities of application systems.
Conducting continuous development of telecommunications systems in consideration of changing environment.
Participating in implementing of programs for safeguarding integrity of power and voice communication systems.
Monitoring the operation of the telecommunication systems to effectively support business operations and implementing new technological developments to enhance telecommunication systems efficiency.
Managing implementation of information technology and telecommunications projects and ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Monitoring technological trends and recommending initiatives to safeguard the interest of the Secretariat.
Formulating risk mitigation plans and performing security reviews and testing.
Conducting security risk assessment and making recommendations on how to effectively minimize ICT security risks to acceptable levels.
Ensuring that new ICT resources are risk assessed and that risk mitigation plans are documented and implemented before the ICT resource is put in production.
Performing periodical vulnerability and penetration tests to highlight ICT systems vulnerabilities, the need for the update of software with fixes and patches, and other security related changes.
Providing guidance in the evaluation of new security solutions and methodologies.
Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the Secretariat can gain competitive advantage, and
Analyze the costs, value, and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions.

Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade a candidate should possess:-
A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Technology, Information Communication Technology or similarly appropriate equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Information Communication Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or similarly appropriate equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Must have served in the grade of Senior Information Communication Technology Officer or equivalent position for a period lasting not less than three (3) years OR have at least ten [10] years professional experience five [5] of which should be at senior management level in a comparable and relevant position in the public and/or private sector.
Be a member in good standing with a relevant professional body.
Should have management skills, strong leadership, organization, coordination and communication skills.
Have excellent interaction and presentation skills, a good understanding of key issues and challenges facing social sector in Kenya.
Should be able to initiate and adopt results-based management.
Certificate in a Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
Demonstrated a high level of professional competence and outstanding management qualities in computerized information systems.
Meets the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Method of Application
The Director General
Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
BRITAM Centre, 7
th Floor
Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Online applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to
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The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Director General
Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
Britam Centre, 7th Floor
Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya