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 Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officers will be responsible for offering guidance on strategic management forecasting and corporate planning as well as monitor and evaluate the implementation of projects, programmes and performance contract, reporting on performance and issuing reports.


a) Job Specifications

This position holder is responsible for providing the Authority’s strategic leadership in program’s planning, monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management and learning. He/she will be responsible for designing, managing, monitoring and evaluation systems and tools for implementation of the Authority activities, programs and projects. Specific duties will entail: –

  1. Providing overall strategic leadership of Authority’s monitoring and evaluation strategies in accordance with the Authority’s strategic plan;
  2. Ensuring quality assurance of all of the ICTA’s programmatic work in line with Authority’s strategic plan;
  3. Providing leadership in the development and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation capacity building strategy;
  4. Ensuring programming and learning in implementation of the Authority programs;
  5. Ensuring the provision of periodic evidence-based information including statistics to the International Authority Office and Government;
  6. Overseeing the planning, design and implementation of the M&E division work plan in accordance with the strategic goals of the department;
  7. Ensuring regular field visits to ensure quality of data collection and management systems and provide solutions; and
  8. Undertaking overall supervision and performance management of staff in the Division.


b) Personal Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  1. At least nine (9) years relevant work experience in public services or Private Sector, three (3) of which in management;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Management/Administration, Project Planning and Management, Social Sciences, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Project Management, Strategic Management, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Management/Administration, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) or any other relevant statistical package from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  7. Met the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution; 155
  8. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  9. Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability for effective planning, direction, and coordination of Monitoring and Evaluation activities.


(c) Competencies and Skills

  1. Adaptation skills: ability to work well in a multicultural environment
  2. Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful and flexible
  3. Collaboration and Team work
  4. Problem solving skills
  5. Partnership and Negotiation skills
  6. Creativity and Innovation
  7. Project Management skills
  8. Strong leadership Skills
  9. People management 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