Kenya Institute of Supplies Management – ICT Officer.

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The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management is a corporate body established through an Act of
Parliament, the “Supplies Practitioners Management Act (SPMA), 2007”. KISM is mandated to make
provision for the training, registration and licensing of supplies practitioners; to regulate their practice
and for connected purposes. The Institute serves as the National body for Procurement and Supply
Chain Professionals in the private and public sectors in Kenya.
The KISM Council is seeking to recruit a handson, dynamic, and knowledgeable and performance
oriented person to fill the position of ICT OFFICER, Ref. ICTOO1/2021
Description of this Vacancy and Requirements is outlined here below.
Department: Administration/Finance
Reporting To: Finance Manager
Job Summary:
The ICT Officer is responsible for all work activities, planning, development, deployment, and
provision of information communication and technology services and infrastructure in support of the
Institute’s business. He or she maintains the network and develops new needed IT solutions.
Provide leadership in the development and execution of the institute’s strategy on ICT.
Formulate ICT policies, and implementation of programs in support of business goals and
Undertake the automation of key KISM’s processes.
Deploy and manage ICT system security, controls, and ensure compliance.
Advise management on strategic systems conversions and integrations
prepare enterprise objectives and budgets to facilitate the orderly and efficient capture,
storage, processing, and dissemination of information.

Ensure the security of the information, information systems, communication lines, and equipment.

Establish Institute infrastructure to support and guide individual departments in computing
and information technology efforts.
Deploy and manage network infrastructure
Monitor the ICT services (service providers)
Deploy Integration of functional systems,
Develop, deploy and mount disaster recovery plans
Innovate and deploy functional solutions/tools in support of the Institute
Undertake Security risk assessment in the development, deployment, and utilization of ICT
Design and deploy ICT solutions.
Manage the Budget for the section.
Provide ICT Technical Support
Database Management
MS Navision Implementation and Support
Liaise directly with end users to clarify, analyse and resolve reported issues, delivering high
standards of customer service.
Ensure licenses and permissions required to operate Networks are granted.
Participate in the assessment of security related projects and formulate recommendations
Maintain inventory of ICT equipment, hardware, software
Perform any other functions connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information and communications technology (ICT);
Professional Certification in SQL Server Database, Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Computer Literate;
Knowledge, experience and understanding of a networking IP environment
Practical knowledge of computer operations and experience in supporting Microsoft operating
systems and office applications, telecommunications equipment and other ICT hardware.
Member of a professional body in good standing
3 Years of relevant working Experience
Handson experience with wireless and VOIP systems and knowledge of Windows Server,
Linux Server, and network monitoring software an asset
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
expert ICT skills
Problem solving, with strong analytical skills
ability to use computer operating systems to access software
able to confidently use core computer programmes to produce common digital information
Ability to understand, troubleshoot and resolve software issues.
Ability to understand corporate systems and associated system integration and relationships.
planning and organizing skills, a strong team player
strong Communication and interpersonal skills.
Good knowledge of ICT platforms and applications
Able to maintain confidential information

Reliable, Proactive, resourceful, solutionoriented
In addition to the professional qualifications, applicants will be required to meet the
expectations of Chapter 6 on Leadership and Integrity and possess;
Valid certificate of Good conduct
Clearance certificate from the Ethics and AntiCorruption Commission
Certificate of compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
A valid Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance clearance
A valid certificate of clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau
A relevant identification document
Valid Membership Certificate from relevant Professional body
Qualified and interested candidates are invited to read detailed job profile for the
respective role on our website http://www.kism.or.ke
All Application letters indicating role and reference number, together with Curriculum
Vitae and relevant certificates should be sent online in PDF format addressed to the CEO
KISM,vacancies@kism.or.ke   to reach him not later than Wednesday, 8th September 2021.
Kindly submit a filed KISM Job Application Form together with your application. The template
form (Google Form) can be accessed using this link https://forms.gle/3XKchgoeJrgPLiLc9
KISM is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted





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