The Commission on Administrative Justice Chief ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Commission on Administrative Justice Chief ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Title:
  • Chief Ict Officer
    Reporting to:
  • Director Corporate Services
    Directorate:
  • Corporate Services
    Unit/department:
  • Information & Communication Technology
    Grade:
  • Caj 4
    Terms of Employment:
  • Permanent and Pensionable

    Main Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities entail:

    Strategic leadership and Managerial responsibilities: -

  • Develop corporate Information Communication Technology (ICT) strategy, policies and
    procedures by evaluating the organizational strategic objectives, identifying challenges,
    evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
  • Define standards associated with information management on appropriate hardware and
    software and maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing high-quality in ICT
    delivery and management.
  • Develop and manage ICT budgets in line with the organization’s overall objectives of
    government sector audits
  • Design and implement the data protection and security strategy to ensure data security
    and disaster recovery measures are in place
  • Effectively lead business processes automation by conducting automation feasibility
    studies, requirements analysis, and cost comparisons & benefit analysis
  • Ensure disaster recovery systems are fully operational at all times to assure business
    continuity of all digital information in the Commission.
  • Manage the ICT department and advice the commission on practical ICT requirements
  • Ensure staff development and arrange for user training programs to ascertain that all system
    users are conversant with the relevant skills necessary to output on assignments.
  • Manage service level agreements and other contract for the ICT unit in order to acquire
    comprehensive service delivery
  • Oversee the application and enforcement of the ICT procedures for the efficient operation
    of all the Commission’s systems

    Operational and Project Management: -

  • Design, implement and manage the network infrastructure for local and wide area
    networks (LAN/WAN) for the Commission’s communication
  • Provide the technical support for maintenance of the Commission’s intranet, website and
    other online platforms in support of the communications department of the Commission
  • Assess and carry out proactive market research and recommend on new technology to
    be adopted
  • Oversee the provision of technical support for all hardware and software by external
    suppliers and ensure quality merchandising for the Commission
  • Monitor ICT projects by reviewing their progress and evaluate the milestones achieve.
  • Plan, deliver and report regular ICT performance improvement programs and any ad-hoc
    changes that may need to be implemented;
  • Ensure that the Commission’s ICT systems are performing effectively, efficiently and
    any changes made are in accordance with best practice standards;
  • Plan and coordinate the installation and maintenance of efficient and effective audio and
    video communication systems linking the Commission’s headquarters with the regions;
  • Monitor, diagnose and troubleshoot the ICT network, which includes but not limited to
    routers, switches, application & database servers and telephony communication systems
    for optimal service availability;
  • Review and recommend approval for software and solutions requests to assure
    compatibility with the technical environment, security and accessibility;
  • Ensure proper management of organizational systems i.e. patch management, antivirus
    management and change management as guided
    by best practices and approved change management policy & procedures;
  • Responsible for all systems/data protection in line with approved data protection
    procedures and best practice standards;
    IT Security and Risk Management:
  • Preserve t h e Commission’s information assets by developing and implementing disaster
    recovery and assurance procedures as well as information security and appropriate
    control structures;
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance in assessing and evaluating information and
    data security risks;
  • Develop, implement and administer ICT security standards as well as services and tools
    to address and mitigate ICT security risks;
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of the DR plan, ensuring that any system changes
    are reflected in the plan;
  • Conduct and/or coordinate systems IT audits of new and existing technologies not limited
    to vulnerability and penetration testing.

    Competencies

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:-

  • Master’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology Management,
    Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems;
    or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution
  • At least 10 years’ experience, 5 years of which must be in a similar role preferably in
    management within the public sector
  • Microsoft Professional Certification (MCP/MCITP/MCSE/MCSA);
    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Be a member of a professional IT and /or computing body such as ISACA
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Other Key Skills:
  • Knowledge of Cisco Router, switch and firewall configuration in LAN and WAN
    environments backed up by relevant professional certifications;
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2008/12 environments and administration;
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Have proven leadership and supervisory experience
  • Have a proven track record in delivering business application and process automation
    projects with key interfaces to management and senior management within an
    organizational setting;
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • The job holder must be self- motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision

    Clearance/compliance Certificates

    Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of clearance or compliance
    certificates from:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)
  • A credit reference bureau
  • Higher Education Loans Board

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; The Commission on Administrative Justice Chief ICT Officer Jobs in Kenya

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