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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012. KNEC was established to take over the functions previously undertaken by the d...
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    Deputy Director, Information & Communication Technology, KNEC Grade 3 (1 Post)

    Job Specifications

    • Providing leadership in formulation and implementation of ICT strategies; 
    • Ensuring adherence to ICT policies, procedures and standards; 
    • Undertaking a periodic review of ICT systems projects and recommending improvements; 
    • Establishing mechanisms for disaster recovery and business continuity. 
    • Overseeing ICT programs and activities; 
    • Drawing ICT budget and procurement plans; 
    • Supervising and coordinating the implementation of ICT projects; 
    • Providing leadership to ICT project managers; 
    • Overseeing systems development, implementation and maintenance; 
    • Preparing ICT status reports and ensuring professional standards and guidelines are adhered to; 
    • Preparing work plans, conducting staff performance appraisal and submitting performance reports; 
    • Overseeing ICT training programs and staff capacity building;
    • Facilitating procurement of ICT equipment and services; 

    Person Specifications

    • At least twelve (12) years cumulative relevant work experience, four (4) of which should have served at management level; 
    • Masters degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or other ICT related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution;
    • Certification in the following; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Oracle certification;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
    • Membership to a professional body;
    • Proficiency in computer application.

    Method of Application

    The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the position.


    • Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download and fill out the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A, application letter with enclosed 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 the closing date for receipt of applications 19th June 2023 to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    The Kenya National Examinations Council
    P.O. Box 73598 - 00200


    • Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
    • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearances under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
    • KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with disabilities and 
    • female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) on to apply

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