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  • Job ID 1004347
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

 Deputy Director (Communication) Grade: 14 Directorate: Information and Communication Technology Centre (ICTC) Advert Reference: AC/12/291/23 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out strategic planning for Communication Services in line with the University Corporate Planning.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services, and facilities.
  • Liaise with the wider University Management in the realization of the University strategic plans for Communication Services.
  • Liaise with the other Deputy Directors to ensure effective and efficient running of University Communication Services.
  • Provide oversight and leadership in planning, development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of communication systems and services.
  • Development, implementation, and enforcement of communication services policies, standards, work procedures, and quality assurance.
  • Liaise with management in the realization of communication services strategic plan.
  • Effectively and efficiently run and coordinate communication section.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce necessary communication security measures.
  • Monitor progress and recommend corrective action in the execution of the activities of the work plans for all the officers in the section and to give exception reports/recommendations to the Director for action on each individual work plan.
  • Assist in enforcing punctuality as well as smooth and efficient execution of duty at the workplace for section staff.
  • Actualize the Service Charter requirements.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor from time to time.

Salary and Benefits

  • Basic Salary: Kshs 162,303-228,848
  • House Allowances: Kshs 66,344
  • All other allowances and benefits as per terms of service applicable to respective job grades or determined by Council.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Academic and Professional:
    • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from a recognized institution.
    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems from a recognized institution.
  • Experience and Skills:
    • 10 years of managerial and technical experience.
    • Managerial skills gained preferably from a corporate environment.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Technical skills in Information Systems at Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent.
    • Track record for problem-solving and sound diagnostic ability.
    • Ability to provide leadership in the fields of communication technology and Research & Development.
    • Must be a person of high integrity.

Application Process (Notes)

7. Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.

  1. Applications and related documents should be addressed to the Chair of Council, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
  3. The application letter must bear a subject whose details shall be the title and the reference code indicated in the advertisement of the applied job.
  4. Applicants if shortlisted must show up to date and valid evidence of compliance with provisions of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya, with specific reference to clearance by the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Credit Reference Bureau.

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