KEMRI Senior Principal ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in

1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in health in Kenya.

KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery”.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Monitoring and reporting systems that provide management and technical reports for decision making and operational support; coordinating
  • Computer network access and use; coordinating and implementing network security measures;
  • Establishing appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources;
  • Reviewing and testing enhancements and new software;
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and checking computer equipment for electrical safety;
  • Providing management and technical reports
    for decision making and operational support;
  • Establishing appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of technical support to all users; and
  • Developing and deploying appropriate ICT Infrastructure and Connectivity solutions.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • Served in the grade of Principal Information Communication Technology Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information
    Technology, Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
  • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information
    Technology or Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification
    from
    recognized institution
  • Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Specialized Computer Applications Packages, International Computer Driving License (ICDL), User Support Specialist (USS), Web design, Graphics design, LINUX/UNIX, Microsoft, CISCO and Relational Database
    Management System (RDMS);
  • Meets the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results

    How to apply

    The following will be required during the interviews :-

  • Certificate of good conduct, Higher
    Education Loans Board compliance certificate,
  • KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference
  • Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

    Interested candidates should submit their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, email address, a day time telephone contact and the details and contact information for three referees to the following address, not later than 22nd May 2018
    to:-

    The Director,
    Kenya Medical Research Institute,
    P.O. Box 54840-00200,
    NAIROBI,
    (Attn: Assistant Director (HR))



    KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Senior Principal ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

    NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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