Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable.

Our client, the Information and Communication Technology Authority (ICTA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology. The corporation was established in August 2013.

The Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication. The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

The Board of ICT Authority now invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent academic credentials to fill the following vacant position.

Job Purpose

The Network Administrators will be responsible for facilitating, regulating the design and implementation of secure ICT Networks

a) Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  1. Ensuring optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment e.g. routers and switches; and
  2. Ensuring network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
  3. Overseeing the Monitor and administration of the Network to ensure continues availability of services and respond to any arising network issue.
  4. Ensuring the Planning, designing and implementing of secure networks.
  5. Collaborating with relevant stakeholders on the development of infrastructure standards.
  6. Providing guidance on the Application of appropriate software to monitor MCDAs networks and systems.
  7. Coordinating research on emerging issues on network and systems and recommend appropriate mitigations.

b) Personal Specifications

For appointment to this grade an officer must have: –

  1. At least nine (9) years relevant work experience in Public Service or private Sector, three (3) of which in Management;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Administration, Software engineering or related field;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Administration, Software engineering or related field;
  4. Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  5. Professional Diploma/Certificate in any of the following:-
  • CompTIA A+ Certification.
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification.
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification.
  • Cisco CCNA Certification.
  • Cisco CCNP Certification. 83
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

6. Shown merit and ability as reflected in the work performance.


     (c) Competencies and Skills

  1. Good interpersonal skills
  2. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  3. Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  4. Strong customer service orientation
  5. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  6. Ability to conduct research into enterprise networking issues and products as required
  7. People Management Skills
  8. Proven Leadership skills


Method of Application:

Candidates should submit their applications including; Application letter(With Job Ref No), updated detailed CV with current and expected remuneration, Copy of National ID, Copies of academic and professional testimonials to the following address: on or before close of business on Tuesday 14th June 2022.


ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly encouraged to apply.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.