The Veterinary Medicines Directorate ICT Officer Job

ICT Officer Job, Current IT Jobs In Kenya,

REF NO. VMD 06/2023

Basic Salary: Ksh 59,500 X 4,500-93,500 X 6,000-99,500
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


Duties and responsibilities entail; –

  • Effectively operating, supporting, and continual improvement of existing business applications, computer hardware, and networks (LAN);
  • Providing ICT user administration and support;
  • Maintaining on-site and off-site data centers;
  • Implementing computer security measures and guidelines to safeguard information against malicious or unauthorized access, modification, destruction, and virus attacks by ensuring antivirus programs, and patches are installed and up to date;
  • Commissioning new ICT equipment, repairing and maintaining existing equipment such as desktop PCs, laptops, printers, monitors, projectors, PABX, CCTV, Biometric, UPS and other computer equipment;
  • Reviewing, testing, and evaluating both hardware systems and software solutions to determine their efficiency, reliability, and compatibility and updating them as necessary;
  • Implementing ICT policies;
  • Conducting staff awareness on technological changes and emerging cyber security risks;
  • Maintaining backup of user data, CCTV and biometric data on various media; and network configurations; an
  • Monitoring network traffic and ensuring adequate speeds and capacity are being met.

Competencies and Skills

  • Report writing;
  • Communication;
  • Presentation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: -Computer Science/Business Information Technology, Telecommunication, Electronic Engineering, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How To Apply

Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to submit a hard or soft application, detailed curriculum vitae, copy of National Identification card, copies of academic and professional certificates, and other testimonials to:

The Chief Executive Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate;

or deliver hard copies with the envelope marked Ref: …. to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate Offices, PCPB Plaza, Loresho Ridge Ground Floor; Addressed to:

Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Pest Control Products Board Plaza
P.O. Box 66171-00800
Westlands, Nairobi

NB: All candidates should fill out and submit the attached Biodata request together with the applications.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Wednesday 6th December, 2023 AT 5.00 P.M.