Public Procurement Authority Manager, Information Technology Jobs in Kenya

Public Procurement Authority Manager, Information Technology Jobs in Kenya


  • The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is established under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015.
  • The Authority’s mission is ‘To regulate the public procurement and asset disposal system through monitoring and enforcement for socio-economic development in Kenya.’
  • Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals to fill the following vacant position

    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:

    Ict Systems

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

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

    Ict Applications

    Implementation Initiate measures to develop and update ICT application systems.

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

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

    Infrastructure

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

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

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

    Maintenance

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

    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:

    Back-ups Alternative data storage facilities for fall-back purposes.

    Systems Updating Updating facilities for ICT systems.

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

    Ict Manual Guide for users on various ICT applications

    Ict Policy Regulations on the use of ICT facilities

    Ict Security Measures to ensure protection of ICT systems

    The ideal job holder shall have:

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

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

    How to Apply

  • 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.

  • 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:

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

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

  • Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution and must, get clearance from the following bodies:
  • Current Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Current Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;

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

  • Current Police Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigation Department.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Procurement Authority Manager, Information Technology Jobs in Kenya

  • 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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