Director Information Communication Technology

Kenyatta University wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated individual to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title

Director, Information Communication Technology (ICT) Grade 14

The Applicants

  • must be holders of a PhD Degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunications Systems or a related qualification in ICT.
  • The applicant must have at least 3 years technical experience and managerial experience in a busy ICT environment.
  • Those with Masters Degree in the relevant field with at least five (5) years relevant work experience may also be considered.
  • Professional qualifications in ICT such as CISCO networking, Oracle /SOL administration and UNIX based operating system certification will be an added advantage.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Develop and manage University ICT strategy and infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, guidelines and standards.
  • Coordinate hardware and software development to meet both University requirement and external market demand.
  • Coordinate and implement both the ICT strategic plan and ICT policies and procedures.
  • Carry out planning and budgeting of all activities within the unit.
  • Develop and monitor the technical specifications for procurement and contractual services for ICT related goods and services.
  • Evaluate the needs for University ICT requirements and make cost effective solutions for various departments.
  • Coordinate and promote user training and support.

    Terms of Service:

  • This is a senior position whose terms will be on performance-based two (2) year renewable contract, gratuity at the end of contract plus a generous medical scheme, housing allowance and commuting allowance.
  • Applications giving full details of educational and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and E-mail address and enclosing copies of certificates and testimonials and giving the names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization.
  • Applicants should request their referees to write immediately and directly to the undersigned.

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

    Kenyatta University

    P.O. Box 43844 – 00100

    Nairobi

    Application Deadline; 30th October.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Kenyatta University Website

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