ICT Manager at National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)

On Monday, March 21st, 2016
National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. 
The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an
adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.

The Authority wishes to recruit a result oriented Kenyan citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill a position at its Headquarters based in Nairobi to ensure delivery of its mandate. 
Applications are hereby invited from a suitably qualified person to fill the following vacancy in the Authority:-
Grade 12
Ref: HRA/ICT/01/2016
1 Post

Reporting to Director General, the jobholder will be responsible for policy direction on ICT systems use and advise on all ICT related issues; carry out systems design analysis, design and programme specification in liaison with users, develop implement and maintain system, ensure adherence to established ICT standards, develop mechanism and linkages for accessing modern technological information for application in the Authority. 
The job holder will also be responsible for:
  • Advising the Authority on all ICT related issues;
  • Provision of strategic direction, policy development, management and administration of ICT initiatives;
  • Ensuring development, implementation, reviewing of ICT strategies;
  • Liaising with other heads of departments on ICT needs;
  • Fostering innovative and supporting ICT management systems;
  • Identifying ICT gaps and developing proposals to mobilize resources
  • Ensuring availability, security, confidentiality and integrity of information, ICT systems and infrastructure.
  • Developing and initiating linkages with relevant institution on ICT related issues.
  • Interpreting all ICT regulations, policy and guidelines.
  • Preparing and presenting ICT work plans and budgets.
  • Ensuring implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ICT policies and strategies
  • Provide reliable, secure and cost-effective LAN, WAN, Internet and communications solutions for users
The successful candidate must have:
  • A Master’s degree in computer science / information communication technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science / information communication technology
  • At least ten (10) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which must be in a Senior Management level;
  • A professional certificate in System administration, software development, computer networking (CISCO Network Associate / Professional), MCSE, MCP, MCSA or any other relevant IT professional qualification.
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Attended a leadership course lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
  • Leadership skills, high ethical standards and integrity;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications quoting the job reference number and the title of the position they are applying for. 

In addition, applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae containing details of qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of relevant professional / academic certificates and national identification card or
They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees.
 Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked the post being applied for and should be addressed to:-

The Director General
National Industrial Training Authority
P. O. Box 74494 00200

To reach by Friday, 1st April 2016 at 5.00p.m

Please note:
  • NITA is an equal opportunity employer
  • Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Persons from marginalised areas are encouraged to apply
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
e-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.nita.go.ke
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