Senior Ict Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)

Job Description

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Education established under the TVET Act of 2013. The mandate of the Authority is to promote quality access, equity and relevance in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) by developing standards, inspecting, registering and licensing trainers, institutions and training programmes.

18. Senior ICT Officer – Grade TVETA 4:

Vacancy No. TVETA/18/JUN. 2018: Number of Posts: One (1)

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 96,300 – 127,800 pm

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Human Capital and Administration, the Senior ICT Officer will be responsible for the following:

(i) Analyzing user requirements and problems in order to prepare plans and specifications to computerize and network operations

(ii) Testing and reviewing systems and software programmes to determine their efficiency, reliability, compatibility with the changing environment

(iii) Coordinating the implementation of computer security policies and guidelines to safeguard information resources and infrastructure.

(iv) Guiding the monitoring, diagnosis and troubleshooting of the computer network backbone

(v) Planning, monitoring and evaluating ICT program activities;

(vi) Developing and implementing ICT strategies

(vii) Managing and coordinating the ICT unit and drawing up the budget for the ICT unit;

(viii) Coordinating initiative for completion of ICT projects within the planned time deadlines and budget projections;

(ix) Developing reports on ICT standards and supervise overall systems documentation;

(b) Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

(i) Served as an ICT Officer in the public service/private sector for a minimum period of six (6) years, with three (3) years in a senior management position or in an equivalent and relevant position;

(ii) A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Computer Science, Information; Information Communications Technology, or any other ICT related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution;

(iii) Attended a senior management course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution

(iii) Demonstrated professional competence and results achievement


Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications clearly quoting the Vacancy/Position and Vacancy Number on the envelope and application. The application MUST be accompanied with a detailed C.V stating the current position, work experience, postal address, telephone and email contacts, and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates (only those stated in the job requirements) and, relevant work testimonials. Further, interested applicants are required to fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form. Those making online applications can access the Form via link

Applicants submitting hard copy applications can download and fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form from our website.

Applicants are also expected to provide email, telephone and postal contacts of three referees.

All applications should reach the Director General on or before 29th June 2018 at 5.00 pm.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director General


P.O Box 35625- 00100




Forward the applications via email address: [email protected]

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any fee on job applicants. Male and female potential candidates living with a disability are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applicants who will be invited for interview will be expected to produce valid copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations when they appear for interview in fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.

i. Valid tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

ii. Valid Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) clearance certificate;

iii. Valid self-declaration forms from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission specific to this advertisement;

iv. Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) issued not more than one year ago from the date of this advert;

v. Valid Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) clearance.

For any queries please call this number +254202392140