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KENYA
Full Time


Employer’s Name: ICT Authority

Job Type: Full Time

Deadline for application is 19th June, 2018

1.Security Analyst

The ICT Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication. The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan, 2017.

Vacancies are open for recruitment through ICT Authority. The summary of the vacancies is provided below.

Grade: ICTA 6

Direct Reports: None

Responsible for: Assist in Administration of information security issues

Key Tasks for the Security Analyst Job

  • Assist in Performing analysis of the network security risks and mitigate of the same
  • Build, implement and deploy network security solutions
  • Participate in information security management incident response – triage, incident analysis, remediation
  • Assist in implementation of data centre security
  • Participate in routine checks to ensure security of data centre
  • Liaise with the Network Security Specialist, Data Centre Specialist and applications Security Specialist in management of routine security.
  • Participate in supporting vendors’ security activities to ensure 3rd Party software and development meets GOK standards.
  • Assist in Implementation of applications security.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Security Analyst Job Qualifications

  • A university degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Two years relevant experience
  • Relevant Information security management Certifications

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Good communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • People management experience
  • Planning and organizational skills

2.Receptionist

Reports To: Administration Officer

Division/Department: Human Resource and Administration

Grade: ICTA 9

Direct Reports: None

Responsible for: Receiving and transmitting telephone calls, receiving visitors in ICTA offices and directing them to the relevant offices and responding to general enquiries

Key Tasks for the Receptionist Job

  • Operate the switchboard, receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate staff members
  • Enquire as to the nature of calls in order to refer to appropriate person or service
  • Answer internal or external calls (local and long distance [and transfer calls
  • As required, take and relay messages
  • Receive and Direct visitors
  • Send messages by fax as required
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Receptionist Job Qualifications

  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Front Office Management
  • Two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Computer literate

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Planning and organizational skills

How to Apply

The following documents will be required during application

  • Application Letter
  • Copy of Academic Certificates
  • Copy of Professional Certificates
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of National ID

3. Project Assistant

Reports To: Project Officer

Division: PMO

Grade: ICTA 8

Direct Reports: None

Responsible for: Supporting project management of GoK ICT projects

Key Tasks for the Project Assistant Job

  • Participate in execution of projects according to the standards and expectations of the PMO
  • Assist in ensuring that project beneficiaries are well informed and involved in all project activities
  • Participate in developing prompt reports of project status and progress as per requirements
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluating the project’s performance
  • Provide support to any projects undertaken by the team, as necessary
  • Respond to requests for information from members of the project management team
  • Participate in risk and issue identification and management
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Project Assistant Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or ICT related field OR Diploma in IT related field
  • Two years working experience in a project management set up

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Good communications skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizational skills

4.Data Centre Operations Specialist

Reports To: Data Centre Management Lead

Department/Division: Infrastructure

Grade: ICTA 6

Direct Reports: Data Centre Analyst

Responsible for: Managing the support element of Government data centre facilities

Key Tasks for the Data Centre Operations Specialist Job

  • Perform routine checks on the availability and integrity of data centre services
  • Responsible for management and maintenance the data centre physical environment including access control, temperature, power management humidity and general housekeeping
  • Ensure all data centre equipment is powered off/on in a controlled manner as per documented procedures during planned outages
  • Respond, action and resolve requests / faults logged both internally and externally
  • Collate data in order to update capacity management reporting
  • A point of contact for users to contact regarding operational constraints related to proposed new solutions as well as involvement in planning the deployment of said solutions
  • Escalation of faults and issues to various internal teams, dependant on the type of fault/issue
  • Ensure data centre support coverage is maintained in accordance with the rota
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Data Centre Operations Specialist Job Qualifications

  • A university degree in computer science or related field
  • Five years relevant experience working in a large
  • Ability to assemble and troubleshoot a multitude of hardware configurations

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Good written and oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

5.Internal Auditor

Reports To: Manager, Internal Audit and Risk

Division/Department: Internal Audit

Grade: ICTA 6

Direct Reports: NA Date: May, 2018

Responsible for: Assisting the Manager, Internal Audit and Risk in fulfilling their governance responsibilities, including ensuring the efficiency, effectiveness of ICTA’s internal control systems and governance processes.

Key Tasks for the Internal Auditor Job

  • Contribute to the preparation of work plans (including risk assessment) and audit programs for internal and external audit exercises
  • Prepare detailed audit plans for audit assignments.
  • Conducting routine and special audits on the Authority’s operations in line with approved policies and procedures.
  • Review and check audit papers to ensure adequate audit coverage
  • Preparing timely and accurate audit reports and follow up on implementation of recommendations.
  • Obtain relevant information required for audits directly or indirectly through examination of records or interviews with staff
  • Conduct periodic financial, operational and compliance audits of the different functional units in ICTA
  • Assist in the review and evaluation of the system of management controls and assess their adequacy and effectiveness and, where appropriate, make potential recommendations for improvements
  • Assess the reliability and effective use of internal controls and assist in reviewing administrative procedures
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Internal Auditor Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of commerce/Accounting or related field
  • CPA (K)/ACCA finalist
  • Member of a professional body e.g. Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
  • Five years’ experience in a similar role in a comparable organization

Personal skills and attributes required

  • A strategic mind-set
  • Managerial skills
  • People management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
How to Apply

The following documents will be required during application

Application Letter

Copy of Academic Certificates

Copy of Professional Certificates

Copy of Curriculum Vitae

Copy of National ID

Application is strictly online on http://recruitment.icta.go.ke

 

ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly encouraged to apply.

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