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  • Posted: Apr 28, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
  • The current rail network in Kenya is the metre gauge commonly referred to as 'The Lunatic Line’. It was initially named the 'Uganda Railway’ after its destination. Its construction began in the Port city of Mombasa in 1896 and was completed in 1901 at the lines terminus in Kisumu. Operations on the line commenced in 1903. The Lunatic Line links K...
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    Assistant ICT Manager - Infrastructure Development and Rail Operations

    Ref: KRBR111

    Reports to the ICT Manager. Responsible for managing and coordinating the infrastructure equipment (on-board and field) and systems, while developing and implementing methodologies for infrastructure installation and support

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership in all office and field infrastructure equipment - that include but not limited to On-Board Train Computers, Marine Equipment, Telephony Equipment, Train Simulator, Power backup Equipment, Radio Equipment and associated infrastructure, Public Address System, Tele and Video Conference equipment, Access Control equipment, Weighbridge
    • Equipment, Ticketing & Parking Equipment, Biometric Equipment, Information Display Screens, Monitoring centre equipment, all communication equipment.
    • Identify office and field infrastructure requirements in line with Systems, Application and business needs
    • Custodian of all infrastructure equipment, architecture design and distribution documentation of all sites.
    • Approve all changes to be done on infrastructure equipment, system and architecture through the prescribed change management process.
    • v) Provide leadership for the creation and implementation of a Corporation wide infrastructure equipment security program.
    • Direct technical infrastructure system training for team members.
    • Plan all backup activities for all running infrastructure equipment as laid down in the ICT policy or vendor recommended requirements.
    • Ensure backup power is available and maintenance of the said equipment is in line with Industry set standards.
    • Coordinate activities of infrastructure team while giving periodic report of the team to the ICT Manager while ensuring all projects are completed on time and within budget.

    Requirements for the job

    1. Master Degree in any of the following fields:- Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Information Technology, or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
    2. Bachelor Degree in any of the following fields:- Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Information Technology, or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
    4. Be in possession of any of the following: - CISA, ACCA, CRMA, CRA, CIA or CFE or (certified in Risk Information and control
    5. CRISC) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications;
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and


    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

    Method of Application

    A free inside look at Kenya Railways' salaries

    When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.

    Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications to be addressed to the:

    Managing Director,
    Kenya Railways,
    P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

    To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.

    Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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