KNEC ICT Officer Job

ICT Officer Job, Current  IT Jobs In Kenya,

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  • Designing, developing, testing, and implementing software solutions as per user requirements;
  • Providing technical expertise for requirements analysis to enhance the quality of system design;
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining ICT systems;
  • Liaising with vendors on installation, configuration, and maintenance of applications, network systems, and infrastructure;
  • Providing user support and training;
  • Maintaining and configuring systems and databases;
  • Devising and implementing measures to enhance safety, security, and accountability for ICT systems and infrastructure;
  • Undertaking repairs and maintenance of ICT equipment and associated peripherals;
  • Drawing specifications for ICT equipment;
  • Receiving, verifying, and installing ICT equipment;
  • Analyzing and reporting on the performance of assigned systems and applications to guide owners in the development of business cases for necessary upgrades;
  • Developing, reviewing, and maintaining support documentation to assist end-users with restoring services;
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to provide technical support while monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on systems performance;
  • Contributing to building capacity within the ICT technical team and ensuring effective knowledge sharing and mentorship.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of network, system, and application security solutions to highlight areas of non-compliance and inform the development of improved practices and processes;
  • Managing the allocation of access privileges of users to ensure appropriate security settings are applied as per organization policies and application owner-defined parameters;
  • Investigating security breaches to guide the refinement of information security policies and practices;
  • Providing virus protection defenses, reviewing information systems for breaches in security, and securing servers from unauthorized use;
  • Monitoring data transactions in and out of a network environment.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this position, an officer must have:

  • At least four (4) years of cumulative relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering, or any other ICT-related discipline with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated competence and merit in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for successful applicants.

Key Competencies, skills, and attitudes

  • Integrity;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Team player

How To Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A – (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B – (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose a copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 21st November 2023 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200


  • The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
  • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • KNEC Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions are on 5-year contract terms of service and renewal is subject to performance;
  • KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.