University of Nairobi ICT Officer

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004064
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Html Department
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

University of Nairobi ICT Officer

Job Summary

The University of Nairobi is seeking

a qualified ICT Officer to join its team. Reporting directly to the Project Manager, this role involves overseeing the technology systems of a specific project, ensuring their efficiency, security, and functionality. The ICT Officer will be responsible for managing the setup, maintenance, and overall operation of ICT systems in alignment with project objectives.


  1. Project Technology Planning:
    • Collaborate with project managers and stakeholders to understand technology requirements.
    • Develop ICT strategies that align with project goals and timelines.
  2. ICT Infrastructure Setup:
    • Lead the setup and configuration of ICT infrastructure required for the project, including hardware, software, and network systems.
  3. Technical Support:
    • Provide hands-on technical support to project team members and beneficiaries.
    • Troubleshoot and promptly resolve ICT-related issues to minimize disruptions.
  4. Technology Integration:
    • Integrate various technology tools and platforms to streamline project workflows.
    • Evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance project efficiency.
  5. Security Implementation:
    • Implement and enforce security measures to protect project data and systems from potential risks and cyber threats.
  6. Training and Documentation:
    • Conduct training sessions for project staff and beneficiaries on ICT tools and systems.
    • Develop documentation and manuals to facilitate effective usage of technology resources.
  7. Vendor Coordination:
    • Support in the identification of vendors for procurement, maintenance, and support of ICT equipment and services.

Job Specifications

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a project-based ICT role, preferably in a training set up. Experience with user support and training is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in setting up and maintaining ICT systems including hardware, software, and networks.
  • The following skills: Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to troubleshoot technical issues; excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with project teams; Project management skills and the ability to work within project timelines and budgets.
  • Knowledge of data security best practices and experience implementing security measures.
  • Certifications relevant to ICT project management are advantageous.

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