Manager Information Communication Technology at Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) February,

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GRADE COB 5: 1
Reporting to the Chief Manager ICT, this position is responsible for development andmaintenance of the office of the Controller of Budget’s systems and infrastructure by ensuring a functional and secure architecture.
Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate the development of strategies to ensure network capacity meets the existing and future IT infrastructure requirements.
Develop and implement an integrated ICT strategy, policies and standards in line with OCOB strategic plan
Ensure compliance with service management and IT security policies and standards, technical architecture, and service level agreements and report noncompliance as appropriate.
Coordinate, implement and maintain OCOB’s infrastructure components, ensuring adherence to best practice IT/Cyber security principles and approaches as well as guidelines and principles set forth by the National ICT Masterplan
Promote the use of robust and efficient systems/processes focused on ICT leverage to improve efficiency, value addition and cost reduction
Coordinate the documentation of systems, configuration and procedures to enhance knowledge-sharing and transfer
Develop and implement guidelines on data protection, internet use, e-mail, security and ICT infrastructure as per the set standards and regulations
Coordinate the development and implementation of ICT guidelines on distribution, installation, upgrade, maintenance and replacement of infrastructure and promote the use of cost effective ICT solutions
Develop, implement and continuously review and document system security, back-up and recovery procedures
Deploy and maintain the infrastructure to support exchequer automation
Research and evaluate emerging technologies relevant to OCOB ICT operations
Prepare technical specifications to facilitate procurement of ICT infrastructure that supports business applications across OCOB
Any other relevant duties assigned by the Chief Manager ICT from time to time.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

Masters degree in Computer Science, Applied Computing, Information Technology/Systems or its equivalent from a recognized University
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computing or any other IT related field from a recognized university
Certified Computer Network Professional (CCNP), MCSE, CISM/CISA or PMP or
 equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
Must have at least 5 years relevant work experience 3 of which should be at a management level from a reputable organization

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONAL
ATTRIBUTES

Leadership skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Integrity
Team skills
Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and the Public Finance Management Act, 2012.
Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All positions will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms of service. Successful
candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.