Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience8 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldICT / Computer  , Project Management 

Purpose for the Job

Provides leadership, coordination and guidance on Information Technology and Infrastructure by overseeing the planning, design, deployment and operation of complex diverse Technology infrastructure and related services that include 10 servers, storage, network, batabases, cloud, end point devices, data centers and security solutions that support mission critical business services for the Agency.

Duties and Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensuring implementation of Policies and Procedures relating to the IT Infrastructure and Service Management function of the Agency;
  • IT service management per ITIL v4 framework;
  • Overseeing the design, setup and configuration of complex switching environments, wireless networks (that support secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications) and Firewalls, VPN
  • Concentrators and security appliances for access to vital mission critical applications;
  • Ensuring network security is maintained through proper configuration;
  • Ensuring maintenance of the LAN, both wired and wireless, and its
  • associated components (switches, structured cabling, power provisioning, etc.) inclusive of performance, security, throughput and upgrades;
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of multi user environments, including IP address schemes;
  • Overseeing provision of technical assistance and support to internal staff, vendors, and partner agencies;
  • Ensuring comprehensive documentation is maintained for implemented networks;
  • Ensuring that all work and changes to infrastructure components are performed in such a way as to minimize disruptions to existing ICT services;
  • Ensuring To keep track of KenTrade’s infrastructure assets and ensure that the infrastructure and data is kept secure at all times;
  • Ensuring that technology is used, managed and supported in adherence with KenTrade’s standards, policies and procedures;
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in ICT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Business Management or related from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related from a recognized institution;
  • Professional certification in CCNA/CCNP, CISA/ITIL;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • A supervisory Course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
  • Experience of not less than 8 years;
  • Must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Method of Application

HOW TO APPLY

  • Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter, curriculum vitae (that contains details of qualifications, work experience, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to obtain and submit valid copies of the following documents at the interviews;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations (CID)
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance form from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  • Clearance certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Visit: https://portal.kentrade.go.ke/recruitment
  • Create a user account
  • Create your profile – Edit your profile if you already have an account.
  • The information on the profile is split into tabs that the user must fill out before submitting a job application which includes the following;
    • Biodata – General Contact information about the applicant
    • Academic qualifications – with the certificates attached;
    • Professional qualifications – with the certificates attached;
    • Employment history – Record of previous employers
    • Referees
    • Attach aapplication letter, CV
    • Input current and expected salary;
    • Submit application;
    • Click My Applications to check or confirm if your application has been successfully submitted;
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