EAC Information Technology Officer Jobs in Kenya

EAC Information Technology Officer Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To facilitate maintenance and management of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Systems of the Commission.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct and manage Information Technology Systems for the Commission;

  • Co-ordinate implementation and training of Staff on the ICT;

  • Oversee the updates of the Commission’s ICT systems and its security;

  • Facilitate and manage the process of development, improvement and administration of LVBC website and the LVB Resource Center;

  • Develop appropriate training programmes, database security, back-ups, disaster recovery procedures and database standards;

  • Schedule installation of new hardware and software to minimize impact;

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Information Technology Systems, Computer Science, Systems/Computer Engineering or equivalent;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in the field of ICT.

    Note: Post graduate Diploma in ICT plus a certification in any of the related field will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Communication, troubleshooting, analytical, networking, and report writing skills;

  • Excellent computer analytical skills;

  • Good communication and report writing skills; ability handle basic IT trouble-shooting activities.

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Terms and Conditions of Service:

  • The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable.

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System.

    Fringe Benefits:

  • The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Education Qualifications:

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Relevant Working Experience:

  • Internship, training, and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

    Equal Opportunity:

  • The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates
    who strictly meet the set requirements.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    Fill in the application form attached ( download from here

  • attach their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.

  • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.

  • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

  • Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21st August 2020.

    Please note:

  • You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

    Applications which do not :

  • have EAC application form;

  • indicate nationality and age;

  • have the reference number;

  • or have an application letter attached;

  • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;

  • or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.

  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted

  • EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

  • Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

  • A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in respective Partner States) and employment records .

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P. o Box 1096
    Arusha – Tanzania.

  • Tel: +255 27 2162100

  • Fax: +255 27 2162190

  • E-mail vacancies@eachq.org

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