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KICC Principal ICT Officer

KICC Principal ICT Officer

Hiring Organization: KICC

Job Grade 4

REF: KICC/PIO/2022

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application Deadline: 5th July 2022

 

Summary 

KICC is in the process of recruiting suitable persons and invites applications for the following posts: KICC Principal ICT Officer.

About the Position

The Principal ICT officer reports to the ICT Manager and is responsible for promoting the use of ICT in delivery of services towards realization of the Corporation’s mandate.

Brief About KICC

The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is established under the Tourism Act, No. 28 of 2011 (the Act). KICC’s mandate is to promote the business of meetings, conferences and exhibitions. This entails:

  1. Organizing and hosting meetings and providing incentives for conferences and exhibitions at the Convention Centre;
  2. Developing and implementing the national meetings, incentives for conferences and exhibitions strategy, in collaboration with the Tourism Board upon consultation with the relevant stakeholders;
  3. Marketing the Convention Centre, in collaboration with the Tourism Board; and;
  4. Perform any other functions that are ancillary to the object and purpose for which the Convention Centre is established.

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Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

Business Support

  • Researching, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance Corporation’s ICT infrastructure;
  • Developing and coordinating network security measures to ensure the integration of the ICT infrastructure;
  • Researching, planning, implementing and coordinating network infrastructure replacements and upgrades;
  • Coordinating the maintenance of Corporate-wide messaging system, Intranet and Extranet sites for the Corporation (Emails, Websites, Digital Signage, Telecoms);
  • Manage outsourced 3rd Party ICT service providers and ensuring that service delivery is done according to the laid down Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
  • Participating in developing of ICT standard operating procedures;
  • Coordinating development technical specifications for all ICT related purchases;
  • Carrying out periodical modifications on the ICT systems as required and ensure adherence to established ICT standards;
  • Coordinating the identification of procurement needs for the department;
  • Coordinating the preparation of departmental periodic progress reports; and
  • Coordinating the divisional enterprise risk management (ERM) and business continuity management (BCM);

 

Conference Support

  • Researching, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance Corporation’s Conferencing infrastructure;
  • Developing and coordinating the safekeeping of conferencing equipment devising measures to ensure the optimal utilization of the conferencing infrastructure;
  • Researching, planning, implementing and coordinating conferencing infrastructure replacements and upgrades;
  • Coordinating the maintenance of audio-visual, conferencing and public address systems of the corporation;
  • Managing outsourced 3rd party ICT conference service providers, ensuring that service delivery is done according to the laid down Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
  • Participating in developing of ICT conference support standard operating procedures;
  • Coordinating the development of technical specifications for all ICT conferencing equipment and other related services;
  • Carry out periodical modifications on the ICT systems as required and ensure adherence to established ICT standards;
  • Coordinating the identification of procurement needs for the department;
  • Coordinating the preparation of departmental periodic progress reports; and
  • Coordinate the divisional enterprise risk management (ERM) and business
  • continuity management (BCM);

 

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Computer Science/Information Technology or any other ICT or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Computer Science/Information Technology/Business Information Technology, Telecommunication/Electronic Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Have six (6) years relevant ICT related work experience, three (3) of which should have been at supervisory level;
  • Certification in any of the following CCNA, MCSE/MCTS/MCITP/ITIL/CCNP/SQL;
  • Have some working knowledge of programming;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

 

How to Apply

If you have interest and have the qualifications above,submit your application which should include: –

  1. One page statement on how you meet the requirements for the position
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Indication of current salary
  4. Professional certificates and testimonials
  5. Three professional referees

 

Terms of offer

The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

  1. Appointment of Job Grade KICC 3 shall be a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
  2. Job Grades KICC 4, KICC 6, KICC 8 appointments shall be on permanent and pensionable terms.
  3. Comply with Chapter 6 of the constitution and avail clearance certificates from: –
    • Directorate of Criminal investigation (Certificate of good conduct)
    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax compliance
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

 

Applications should be sent under confidential cover with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Reference.

“Ref: KICC/……………….20……..” not later than 5th July 2022  at 5pm to: –

 

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta International Convention Centre

P O Box 30746 – 00100

NAIROBI

 

KICC encourages Women, Persons Living with Disabilities and Marginalized to apply. Please note that the recruitment team shall only contact shortlisted candidates.

 

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