Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) – Information And Communication Technology Officer (System/Data Analyst).

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a) Duties and Responsibilities

Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot core business applications, including application servers, associated hardware, endpoints, and databases;
Meet and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to establish project scope, system goals, and requirements;

Develop, analyze, prioritize, and organize requirement specifications, data mapping, diagrams, and flowcharts for developers and testers to follow;

Translate highly technical specifications into clear nontechnical requirements

Manage the setup and configuration of systems;

Define and coordinate the execution of testing procedures, and develop test cases to serve the overall quality assurance process;

Provide documentation of all processes and training as needed;

Develop and implement maintenance procedures, monitor systems health, gather system statistics, and troubleshoot reported errors and alarms;

Perform design, implementation, and upgrades of information systems to meet the business and user needs;

Implement best practices for scalability, supportability, ease of maintenance, and system performance;

Creating system guidelines and manuals for the organization;

Conducting regular reviews of systems and generating reports on efficiencies and improvement areas;

Ensuring Business continuity by performing regular data and application backups; and

Any other duty assigned from time to time.

b) Requirements for Appointment

i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) of at least mean grade “C +” (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
ii) Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

iii) Working experience in the field of system analysis is and added advantage;

iv) Valid membership to relevant professional body is an added advantage;

v) Ability to assess business needs and translate them into relevant solutions;

vi) Strong understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices associated with data and system analysis;

vii) Experience installing, configuring, documenting, testing, training, and implementing new applications and systems;

viii) Working knowledge of a wide variety of programming languages, analysis tools and big data; and

ix) Excellent analytical skills


I. Online Application

Interested applicants are required to click the link below and submit their information as guided;

II. Hard copy applications

IN ADDITION to the online application, applicants should send their hard copy applications and attach their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card. They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 6th December, 2021.

Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director/CEO,
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),

P.O. BOX 2041200200, City Square,


KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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