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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2021
  • KNH has turned 115 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfill the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the ...
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    Information Communication & Technology Officer (IT Security)



    The ICT Officer (IT security) will be responsible for installing, administering, and troubleshooting the organization's IT security solutions to ensure protection of the critical information asset of the hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions.
    • Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource.
    • Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans.
    • Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
    • Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behavior.
    • Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction.
    • Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice.
    • Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software.
    • Training staff to understand and use security protocols.

    Qualification and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following field: Computer science, Computer software, Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    • Professional certifications in CISSP, CISM, CISA, CompTIA Security+, CEH, NIST Cyber security Framework etc.
    • Complied with the requirements of chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya, 2010

    Method of Application

    All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta National Hospital
    P.O Box 20723-00202

    Download the KNH Job Application Form

    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

    1. A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
    2. EACC Clearance
    3. Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
    4. HELB Compliance
    5. KRA Tax Compliance

    “Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification”.

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

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