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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
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    Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.
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    Principal Information Communication Technology

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Carrying out systems allocation, coordination, and implementation;
    • Carrying out system development and maintenance;
    • Carrying out feasibility studies;
    • Preparing progress reports of the systems development;
    • Evaluating systems and ensuring adherence to established ICT standards;
    • Training and preparing staff performance reports;
    • Planning, monitoring, and evaluating programs/activities within an Information Technology division/Unit;
    • Ensuring adherence to Information Communication Technology standards;
    • Liaising with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment;
    • Reviewing and evaluating hardware maintenance feasibility studies and detailed specifications before implementation.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
    • Must have served in the grade of Chief Information Communication Technology Officer or in an equivalent position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Must have a degree in Computer Science/Information Communication Technology or in Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution;
    • Attended a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    • Demonstrated professional ability, initiative, and competence in organizing and directing work;
    • Must satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity / passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 19th day of April 2024

    P.O BOX 880-50300


    Please Note

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.
    • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free
    • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
    • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority.

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