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102 Positions: Job Opportunities at ICT Authority

102 Positions: Job Opportunities at ICT Authority

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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.

Open Jobs

  1. Assistant ICT Officer 94-postions
  2. Partner Relations Officer
  3. Office Assistants/Drivers
  4. Accounts Assistant
  5. Project Assistant
  6. Network Analyst
  7. Supply Chain Assistant

Assistant ICT Officer – 94 positions

Assistant ICT Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with PDTP partners, recruit and onboard new ones, ensuring that they are fully briefed on the programme.
  • Ensure smooth integration of the new partners into the running of the programme , establish and maintain effective working relationships with partner from diverse backgrounds
  • Coordinate with government MCAs and other stakeholders to communicate and understand issues touching on partnerships.
  • Source, develop a database to track all partners associated with the programme and form of participation which are in one or more of the following forms: mentorship, attachment, training, certifications, cash contributions or any other form of participation.
  • Continually raise visibility of the programme by working with the programme’s communication and public relations officer and head of corporate affairs in conducting partners events.
  • Hold frequent briefs with existing partners to understand and communicate any issues arising from their participation and be the first point of escalation for any partner issues. Actively recruit new partners through outreach activities and briefings intended to win their participation; and actively document their offers of participation in the programme.
  • Monitor and evaluate the forms of partnership to identify issues, risks and report on the progress
  • Source for post program partnership employment opportunities for the program trainees.
  • Ensure the programme Advisory council activities are conducted and implemented effectively.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications for the Assistant ICT Officer Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration, Management, Marketing or a related field
  • Minimum two years of experience in a partner management, sales, Media or marketing related role in the technology sector or a similar capacity either in the private or public sector.
  • Good understanding of the ICT sector, the key players and training programmes and associated professional certifications
  • Ability to design partnership strategies based on clear needs identification and understanding of the operating context of ICT in Kenya
  • Good understanding of private-public partnerships operation
  • Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and programs including word information processing data management programs, and the use of the internet to conduct research and disseminate
  • Good presentation and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Report writing and documentation skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Partner Relations Officer

Responsibilities for the Partner Relations Officer Job

  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with PDTP partners, recruit and onboard new ones, ensuring that they are fully briefed on the programme.
  • Ensure smooth integration of the new partners into the running of the programme, establish and maintain effective working relationships with partner from diverse backgrounds
  • Coordinate with government MCAs and other stakeholders to communicate and understand issues touching on partnerships.
  • Source, develop a database to track all partners associated with the programme and form of participation which are in one or more of the following forms: mentorship, attachment, training, certifications, cash contributions or any other form of participation.
  • Continually raise visibility of the programme by working with the programme’s communication and public relations officer and head of corporate affairs in conducting partners events.
  • Hold frequent briefs with existing partners to understand and communicate any issues arising from their participation and be the first point of escalation for any partner issues.
    Actively recruit new partners through outreach activities and briefings intended to win their participation; and
  • actively document their offers of participation in the programme.
  • Monitor and evaluate the forms of partnership to identify issues, risks and report on the progress
    Source for post program partnership employment opportunities for the program trainees.
  • Ensure the programme Advisory council activities are conducted and implemented effectively.

Other responsibilities include

  • Keeping partners up to date on issues of the programme and developments thereof.
  • Monitoring compliance with stakeholder commitments and resolving any issues arising.
  • Tracking and reporting on partner rebate issues in accordance with guidelines from the National Treasury and
  • Director of Corporate Affairs at ICTA.
  • Develop joint collateral and strategically manage joint events
  • Develop and maintaining a PDTP Partner Manual, strategic documents and contacts
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications for the Partner Relations Officer Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration, Management, Marketing or a related field
  • Minimum two years of experience in a partnern management, sales, Media or marketing related role in the technology sector or a similar capacity either in the private or public sector.
  • Good understanding of the ICT sector, the key players and training programmes and nd associated professional certifications
  • Ability to design partnership strategies based on clear needs identification and understanding of the operating context of ICT in Kenya
  • Good understanding of private-public partnerships operation
  • Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and programs including word n processing data
  • management programs, and the use of the internet to conduct research and disseminate information
  • Ability to establish and manage trusted relationships with partners and senior leaders
  • Project management skills and ability to priorities
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate and make presentations to special interest groups, donors, development Ability to communicate and make presentations to special interest groups, donors, development
  • Team player and be able to interact with senior management both in government and private sector.

Office Assistants/Drivers

Responsible to the Administration Assistant for collection and delivery of mail within and outside the organization as well as photocopying, collation and distribution of simple documents

Office Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Collect, deliver mail, parcels and documents both within and outside the organisation
  • Photocopy, collate, distribute mail, wrap parcels for posting and record incoming and outgoing mail
  • Occasionally relieve the switchboard operator
  • Run office errands e.g. making payments as assigned etc.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

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Qualifications for the Office Assistant Job

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (“O” Level)
  • Knowledge of the city and its environs well e.g. roads and buildings
  • Minimum one (1) year relevant experience in similar position

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Ability to prioritise and organise tasks
  • Team player , positive attitude and self-driven
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Patience, good analytical skills and judgment,
  • Listening skills, ability to follow instructions.
  • Good people skills
  • Good working knowledge of English and Kiswahili

Accounts Assistant

Providing technical and administrative support to the Accountant to ensure timely and accurate maintenance of financial records

Accounts Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare payment runs, ensuring all payments are authorised as per the Authority authorised sign off limits
  • Assist in the timely and accurate settlement of the Authority’s due payments as delegated by the Assistant Accountant
  • Assist in the daily posting of banking payments into accounting software
  • Deal with the daily transactions for petty cash and ensure that reconciliations are completed on a weekly basis
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements as received
  • General administration and timely and accurate filing to support the finance team
  • Prepare bank transfers for payment

Qualifications for the Accounts Assistant Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting or related field
  • CPA part I qualification or equivalent
  • One year experience in finance and accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statutory and regulatory finance and accounting requirements
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Computer Literate

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience and knowledge of modern business trends

Project Assistant

Project Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare payment runs, ensuring all payments are authorised as per the Authority authorised sign off limits
  • Assist in the timely and accurate settlement of the Authority’s due payments as delegated by the Assistant Accountant
  • Assist in the daily posting of banking payments into accounting software
  • Deal with the daily transactions for petty cash and ensure that reconciliations are completed on a weekly basis
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements as received
  • General administration and timely and accurate filing to support the finance team prepare bank transfers for payment

Qualifications for the Project Assistant Job

  • 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
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience and knowledge of modern business trends

Network Analyst

Network Analyst Job Responsibilities

  • Install new hardware, systems and software for networks
  • Assist in configuring workstations hardware and software for network operation
  • Install, configuring, maintaining network services, equipment and devices
  • Perform troubleshooting analysis of servers, workstations and associated systems
  • Document network problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Assisting in installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of network infrastructure and application components
  • Work with the Security Division to install security programs to prevent unauthorized access to privileged data and information, and oversee and network security
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Key Performance Measures

  • Analysis reports
  • Networks

Qualifications for the Network Analyst Job

  • A university degree in computer science/Engineering or related field
  • Attain CCNA/CCNP/CCNE certification
  • Two years relevant experience
  • Personal skills and attributes required
  • 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

Supply Chain Assistant 

Supply Chain Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process tender and quotations documents as per approved procedures
  • Process the Agenda for the tender committees and assist in implementing the decisions thereof
  • Participate in tender opening
  • Receive procurement requisitions and verify that due process has been followed and proper documentation done
  • Raise and manage purchase orders through their life cycle and ensure approval of the same is given in a timely manner
  • Record purchased assets into the system
  • Verify supplier invoices against purchase orders
  • Preparing contracts agreements in accordance to tender provisions
  • Undertake inventory and stock control
  • Follow up with stores and finance departments to ensure prompt payment to suppliers.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications for the Supply Chain Assistant Job

  • Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics or related field
  • Two years relevant experience
  • Computer literate
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to ICT Authority career website on recruitment.icta.go.ke to apply

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