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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is: Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals ...
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    Deputy Director, Information Communication Technology

    Job Ref. No KEMSA/CSD/2022/002,

    Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    • Overseeing formulation and implementation of ICT policies, strategies, and procedures;
    • Ensuring adoption and adherence to ICT standards;
    • Coordinating the management of designs and implementation of ICT systems, infrastructure, and projects;
    • Coordinating administration and implementation of ICT policies and procedures;
    • Overseeing establishment and implementation of ICT data protection systems;
    • Overseeing the developing work plans and budgets for the ICT department;
    • Coordinating the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems;
    • Carrying out systems analysis, design, and programmer specifications in liaison with users;
    • Ensuring adherence to established ICT standards;
    • Coordinating the installation certification, repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment, solutions, and associated peripherals;


    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering, or their equivalent from a
    • recognized Institution;
    • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; 
    • PRINCE2, PMP or equivalent Project Management Certification;
    • At least one IT management certification CompTIA Project+, CAPM, CGEIT, CSM, CISSP, COBIT or other equivalent qualifications;
    • At least one information Security certification CISM, CEH, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, GSEC or other equivalent qualifications;
    • At least any two (2) certifications from relevant professional bodies in either CCNP, CDCP, CCNA Cloud, CCNA Industrial/IoT, CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, N+, A+ OCA, CISSP, Linux+, Network+, Microsoft
    • Certified IT Professional (MCITP), CISA, CISM, CGEIT or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • CISA Membership or an equivalent ICT professional body in good standing;
    • Leadership Development Course from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution


    • A minimum period of ten (10) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a Supervisory position in the Public Service or Private Sector; 

    Method of Application

    • Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref
    • Application for the specific Position should be stated .
    • Hard copy applications to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked / referenced clearly as above.
    • Interested candidates should not indicate their names on the envelope.
    • Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit certified true copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, and MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to attach copies of the requisite documents during interviews.
    • Hard Copy Applications can be submitted physically or sent via postal mail and addressed to:

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Medical Supplies Authority
    Commercial Street Industrial Area
    P. O. Box 47715 – 00100

    • Soft copy applications can be sent via email to [email protected]
    • Online applications can be submitted via All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) on to apply

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