PPRA Manager - Information Communication Technology Jobs in Kenya

PPRA Manager - Information Communication Technology Jobs in Kenya


Job Descriptions and Specifications

Reporting to the Director General the successful candidate shall be responsible for the
overall strategic direction in the planning, implementation and support of the
information and communication technology systems.

These will include business
applications, operating systems, business tools, internet and extranet to support the
Authority’s business strategies.
The key result areas include and performance indicators include:

KRA 1: ICT Systems

1. Systems: Guide staff to carry out ICT systems analysis and design to suit
PPRA needs.

2. Programs: Ensure that staff write and test ICT programs according to
identified needs.

KRA 2: ICT Application

3. Implementation: Initiate measures to develop and update ICT
application systems.

4. User Support: Guide staff to customize computer programs to the
various needs of users within PPRA.

5. Training: Initiate the necessary schemes to train users on the ICT
applications developed.

KRA 3: Infrastructure

6. Evaluation: Design programs to evaluate and recommend on suitability
of ICT equipment.

7. Installation: Ensure that staff install ICT equipment and peripherals in
order for them to operate together as a system.

8. Configuration: Co-ordinate staff to harmonize all the equipment in the
ICT system to operate in tandem.

KRA 4: Maintenance

9. Diagnosis: Guide staff to detect and act on faults on ICT
equipment/systems.

[10. Repair: Administer the fixing or rectification of faulty
equipment/systems.

The successful candidate will developing and install appropriate standards of
performance including the following systems and facilities:

1. Back-Ups : Alternative data storage facilities for fall-back purposes.

2. Systems Updating: Updating facilities for ICT systems.

3. Maintenance Schedule : Time-table for repair/maintenance of ICT
systems

4. ICT Manual : Guide for users on various ICT applications

5. ICT Policy] : Regulations on the use of ICT facilities

6. ICT Security : Measures to ensure protection of ICT systems

The ideal job holder shall have:

i) At least nine (9) years relevant experience in information communications
technology or a related field;

ii) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: computer science; computer
technology; informatics; computer science and technology; Information
systems, informatics and computer science, information technology,
computer security and forensics, business information technology,
electrical/electronic engineering, telecommunications engineering or its
equivalents from a recognized institution;
iii) Master’s degree in any of the following fields: computer science, information
systems, information
technology, business information technology or any
other ICT equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

iv) Professional ICT certificates from a reputable institution in a relevant area
such as system or database management, information security, network
administration, service support operations, system administration or
software development; and

How to Apply

a) Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity
Card/Passport, PPRA Formal Application Form and attach copies of
relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and any other
relevant supporting documents.

b) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for (indicate the
position applied for)’’, on the envelope and submitted on or before 16th
December, 2019 in any ONE of the following ways:

i. Hand delivered applications should be taken to the reception desk on
11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.

ii. Posted applications should be addressed to:
Director General
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
P. O. Box 58535-00200,
Nairobi

c) Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Kenya Constitution and must, get clearance from the following bodies:

i. Current Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;

ii. Current Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;

iii. Self-Declaration Form acknowledged and stamped by Ethics and
Anti-Corruption Commission; and

iv. Current Police Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigation
Department.

Formal Application Form can be downloaded from PPRA website
(www.ppra.go.ke).

If you have the required qualifications, please submit your detailed application to
the address above by 5.00 p.m. on 16th December, 2019 quoting on the top of
the envelope the job reference title for the position you are applying for.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates are advised that
any form of canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

PPRA is an equal opportunity employer and all Kenyans in their diversity,
including youth, women and persons with disability, are encouraged to apply.

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