Kenya National Trading Corporation Job Vacancy For ICT Administrator, Application Details

Kenya National Trading Corporation Job Vacancy For ICT Administrator, Application Details

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Job Ref:  HR/ICT-ADMIN/12/2017

Kenya National Trading Corporation is a state-owned Corporation whose mandate is to efficiently trade in quality products, ensure a balance of supply and demand in the country’s distribution networks as well as promote wholesale and retail trade in line with Kenya’s Vision 2030. The Corporation is seeking for qualified and competent individuals to fill the following vacant position:


Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for overseeing effective and efficient implementation of ICT policy through proactive needs analysis, systems integration and efficient user support.

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ICT Administrator Job Responsibilities

  • Formulate, review and oversee the implementation of the KNTC ICT strategy, policies and procedures
  • Oversee the evaluation, consolidation and facilitating the user needs and system functionality and ensuring that ICT facilities meet these needs
  • Mentor and train new ICT support staff;
  • Develop and implement system administration plans in accordance with the Corporation’s information technology needs
  • Plan, develop and implement the ICT budget, obtaining competitive prices from suppliers where appropriate, to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Manage network and communication systems performance and recommending continuous improvement
  • Manage backups and appropriate storage
  • Manage database and network administration and systemsResearch and facilitating the installation of new systems
  • Oversee the development and/or acquisition of relevant software
  • Ensure the smooth running of all ICT systems, including anti-virus software, print services and email provision
  • Ensure that software licensing laws are adhered to
  • Ensure the security of data from internal and external attack
  • Provide users with appropriate support and advice
  • Manage crisis situations, which may involve complex technical hardware or software problems;
  • Plans, assigns and monitors work to departmental staff
  • Appraises and evaluates departmental staff

Qualifications for the ICT Administrator Job

  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a relevant degree
  • CCNA, MCSE, LAN/WAN Certifications among other ICT Certifications
  • At least five (5) years experience in ICT field with at least one (1) year at supervisory level

Competencies and Skills:

  • Specialized IT knowledge
  • Analytical skills
  • Budgeting and financial management skills
  • Administrative and coordination skills
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Leadership, communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Action oriented

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the specified requirements should send their applications stating the current and expected salaries; attached with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of all academic certificates, testimonials and valid certificate of good conduct to the address below to be received not later than 26th December, 2017. Please Quote Job Title & Reference on the envelope.



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P.O. BOX 30587 – 00100


Kenya National Trading Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, People from marginalized groups and any other Persons who meet the stated requirements are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Disclaimer: KNTC does NOT require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment, selection or employment process.

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