Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE) – Senior Product and Applications Development Officer.

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Purpose for the Job

The purpose of the job is gathering user requirements, analyzing, designing, developing and implementing business applications and the maintenance of existing solutions as well as innovations for efficiency and enhanced service delivery

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop prototypes for required solutions;
  • Develop code, update and maintain software solutions, packages or reports to fulfil user requirements;
  • Maintain applications, debug or enhance existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements;
  • Conduct unit and integration tests for solutions developed;
  • Draft, contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users;
  • Spearhead application changes with version control and making sure that release management is kept;
  • Coordinate specialist trainings that relate to supported applications and areas, study operations and user manuals, requests specialist trainings;
  • Team up with legal and project managers to shape software contracts ensuring contracts address architecture and economic value goals of software systems;
  • Supervise the configuration and deployment of software solutions;
  • Implement program support for computer operators or system analysts to define and resolve problems in running computer programs;
  • Spearhead such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A supervisory course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience in applications development and database operations;
  • Experience with a variety of object oriented programming languages;
  • Proficiency in Relational Databases
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution;

Qualified  and  interested  candidates  are  requested  to  submit  their  application  letter, curriculum  vitae (that  contains  details  of  qualifications,work  experience, email  and telephone  contacts  including  names,  telephone  and  email  contacts  of  three  (3)  referees who  must  be  familiar  with  the  candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.

In  addition, interested candidatesmust  specifically  obtain  and  submit with  their application, validcopies of the following documents;

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations (CID)
  • ClearanceCertificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearanceform from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  • Clearance certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Please  note  that  applications without  ALL  the  Chapter  6  requirements  SHALL NOT be considered.

Applications should be addressed as detailed below and be sent by post, hand delivery or email so as to be received not later than Monday,March 08, 2021 at5:00p.m

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Trade Network Agency1st Floor,
Embankment Plaza Longonot Rd -Upperhill
P.O. Box 36943-00200

KenTrade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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