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  • Posted: Jan 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
  • Umma University is an established university in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education. The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado. Umma University offers courses in Computer Science, Nursing (Direct Entry and Upgrading), Business Management, Information and Communication Technology, Islamic Sharia, Islamic Banking & Finance ...
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    Information Communication Technology

    Key Duties And Responsibilities:

    • Develop, implement and periodically review the Board’s ICT Strategy;
    • Formulate, manage and control the planning and budgeting for the Board’s ICT services;
    • Develop and manage the department’s annual work plan and budget;
    • Oversee performance management in the division; recruitment, setting performance targets, supervision, scheduling, development, appraisal and disciplinary actions;
    • Provide professional advice to the Board on ICT matters as appropriate;
    • Ensure ICT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning processes are in place and are regularly reviewed;
    • Develop and implement ICT policies and procedures relating to ICT services, including distribution, security, disaster recovery, standards and service provision;
    • Liaise with users to ensure that information processing needs are met;
    • Review and evaluate feasibility studies and reports for implementation;
    • Liaise with heads of departments in developing and implementing change management initiatives;
    • Develop the talents and ensure continuous staff training to guarantee delivery of efficient ICT services at the Board;
    • Ensure newly acquired ICT equipment meet the best specifications as per the latest technology in the market;
    • Work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to deliver ICT solutions that efficiently and effectively enhance the Board’s capability;
    • Oversee ICT special projects, including planning, scheduling, managing and progress reporting;
    • Oversee the implementation of the University Management Information System (MIS), and other ICT solutions in the University; and
    • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Computer Science from a recognized institution
    • CCNA, CCNP, CISSP or Project Management
    • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Computer Science, Information systems/technology, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
    • At least five (5) years’ work experience, Two (2) of which must be in a relevant field at supervisory/management level
    • Membership certificate to a relevant professional body
    • Certificate in a leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Umma University on to apply

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