Information Communications Technology Officer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority

Job Vacancy No.: NaMATA/HR/17/2023

NaMATA Job Grade 6 – One (1) Position

Job Description

Are you ready to launch your career in the exciting world of Information Communications Technology? We have an exceptional opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as an Expert Information Communications Technology Officer. This role serves as the perfect entry point for degree holders looking to make their mark in the industry. Working closely with our Senior Officer, you will play a vital role in facilitating and managing information and telecommunications through our cutting-edge ICT Project Management Systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

I. Developing Innovative Solutions

In this dynamic role, your responsibilities will include:

I.1 Developing and Optimizing Programs

Creating exceptional computer programs based on instructions and specifications to meet our organization’s needs.

I.2 Configuring Seamless Solutions

Installing and configuring computer systems and solutions that drive efficiency and innovation throughout the organization.

II. Providing Stellar Support

Your role as an Expert Information Communications Technology Officer will involve:

II.1 Application Maintenance

Ensuring our application systems are up and running smoothly through dedicated maintenance efforts.

II.2 User Training and Support

Empowering end users with comprehensive training and support to maximize their utilization of ICT facilities.

III. Infrastructure Management

You will contribute to the backbone of our ICT systems:

III.1 Network Excellence

Installing, configuring, and closely monitoring components of our Local Area Network to ensure seamless connectivity.

III.2 User Administration

Administering and managing user accounts in the Active Directory, e-mail server, and User applications for optimal accessibility.

IV. Data Security and Continuity

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring data security and uninterrupted operations:

IV.1 ICT Asset Management

Maintaining comprehensive and up-to-date records of our ICT equipment and issuance.

IV.2 Website Enhancement

Updating and maintaining our Authority’s website to ensure it remains a current and informative platform.

IV.3 Business Continuity Champion

Guaranteeing business continuity through regular data and application backups, safeguarding our organization’s operations.

Requirements for Appointment

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Education Excellence

Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields:

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Business IT
  • Software Engineering
  • ICT Project Management
  • Computer Engineering

2. Constitutional Compliance

Fulfill the requirements outlined in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution, demonstrating your commitment to ethical and responsible conduct.

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes

In addition to your qualifications, we are looking for individuals who possess the following qualities:

– Effective Communication

Demonstrate strong communication and reporting skills to ensure clear information exchange.

– Attention to Detail

Showcase attention to detail and quality orientation to deliver meticulous solutions.

– Problem Solving

Exhibit exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills to tackle challenges head-on.

– Interpersonal Skills

Display remarkable interpersonal and negotiation skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues.

– Professionalism

Embody professionalism in all interactions, reflecting our commitment to excellence.

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by submitting their applications
for their positions of interest. The applicants should attach COPIES of the following documents
to their applications:
(i) Cover Letter for the position of interest clearly indicating the Job Vacancy No.:
(ii) Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
(iii) National Identity Card;
(iv) Academic and Professional Certificates;

Candidates who meet the requirements stipulated should submit their applications so as to reach
the address shown below on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Applications should
include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required
to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees. Applicants must also attach
copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport. All applications MUST
have the Job Vacancy No., clearly indicated on the envelope.
The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,
NAIROBI

Or emailed to: recruitment@namata.go.ke or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment
Box placed on the 6th Floor. Successful applicants are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution
of Kenya, and MUST obtain and submit VALID clearance certificates from the following organizations upon offer of appointment:
a. Individual Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
b. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
c. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good); and
d. An Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

Are you eager to make a compelling application? Here are some tips that will set you on the path to success:

  • Tailor your resume and cover letter to highlight your relevant skills and experiences.
  • Showcase your achievements and contributions in previous roles.
  • Clearly outline how your qualifications align with the requirements of the position.
  • Provide concrete examples of how you’ve demonstrated the behavioral competencies listed above.
  • Double-check your application for any errors before submitting.

Embark on a journey of growth and innovation with us as an Expert Information Communications Technology Officer. Your expertise could be the missing piece in our dynamic team. Apply today and seize this remarkable opportunity to shape the future of ICT!


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