Office of the Controller of Budget ICT Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Controller of Budget ICT Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

This position will be responsible for the implementing, performance, integrity and
security of OCOB’s information systems applications and databases. The ICT Officer provides technical expertise in the designing, implementing, and
maintaining of software and database management systems that support institutional business applications.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Providing support in the integration and automation of OCOB ICT systems;

  • Writing, testing, debugging/troubleshooting and maintaining the source code of software;

  • Installing and maintaining prescribed software and applications in OCOB.

  • Providing input to the design and development of test plans (e.g. test objectives, test cases, test data, test scripts) and acceptance testing

  • Performing regular system backups and recovery

  • Participating in preparation of specifications for various ICT equipment and systems

  • Providing network and internet support services

  • Installing and support of OCOB ICT hardware and software

  • Updating performance of ICT systems;

  • Updating OCOB website;

  • Maintaining information security management systems;

  • Preparing reports on the implementation of use and disclosure of information and the protection of personal data in line with the Access to Information Act, 2016;

  • Providing user support;

  • Maintaining a Risk Management Register; and

  • Drafting routine correspondences.

    I. Financial Responsibility


    II. Responsibility for Physical Assets

    Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per office’s asset register

    III. Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Technical

  • Operational

    IV. Working Conditions

    Usually works regular business hours, but may have to work irregular or long hours, and be on technical IT call. Work in the office and in the computer rooms and may be exposed to cold conditions in the server room

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Information Communication &
    Technology, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

    At least a one-year Internship Programme with a reputable organisation.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies /Attributes:

    Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    And Conditions Of Service

    The terms of service for each position are as specified in the Job Description. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.

    Application Process

    Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

    Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card.

    You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.

    Upon being successful and granted an offer of employment, successful candidates must present clearances and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following;

  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB

  • Clearance Form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

    Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to:

    The Controller of Budget
    Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
    P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi

    so as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget not later than 27th September, 2022 at 5.00pm.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Controller of Budget ICT Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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