31 Vacancies Open At Nairobi City County Government

Nairobi City County Government Hiring Chief ICT Officer (Emergency Operations, Incidence Mgt and Program Management)
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS

  • Applications can ONLY be submitted ONLINE on or before the stipulated deadline.
  • Applicants should be Kenyan Citizens.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicant must have no prior Criminal conviction or pending criminal action.
  • Nairobi City County is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

1. Chief ICT Officer -System Security/e-government-Internal/External Advert

Job Description

i)   Systems  development, implementation, and allocation.

ii)   Co-coordinating systems development, implementation, and maintenance.

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iii)  Carrying out feasibility studies; preparing progress reports of the systems

      development.

iv)  Evaluating systems and ensuring adherence to established e-Government Standards.

v)   Training and preparing staff performance reports; planning, monitoring, and evaluating program/activities within an Information Communication Technology division/Unit.

vi)  Ensuring adherence to Information Communication Technology standards.

vii) Liaising with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment.

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2. Chief Trade Development Officer – Internal Advert

Job Description

Compiling and analyzing economic and trade related data; disseminating business information; facilitating trade promotion activities; promoting entrepreneurial culture, growth and development of Trade; undertaking market intelligence for trade development; providing training, consultancy and extension services on trade issues; preparing background papers and briefs on trade issues; participating in trade fairs and exhibitions; providing information on government policies for trade promotion and development; conducting surveys and mapping of various business activities; Initial setting up of business information and solutions center’s; and mobilizing the business community to participate in trade fairs and exhibitions

In addition, duties and responsibilities at this level will involve: participating in initials drafting of position and concept papers; sensitizing the business community on sources of business financing available; responding to County assembly questions; intra and inter sectoral liaison on trade matters: facilitating settlement of trade disputes; and responding to public complaints and customer care issues.

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3. Director Smart Nairobi – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)    Formulate and review Sector Smart government strategy and policy and monitor its implementation.

ii)    Advise the Chief Officer on Smart Government issues;

iii)   Coordinate the development and implementation of Smart Government programmes

       and plans in Sectors,

iv)  Develop and manage strategic systems including shared services and infrastructure,

data, information security and electronic services of the County;

v)   Develop and enforce strategic System security initiatives within County including

oversight of incident response;

vi)  Develop and enforce system security standards to promote interoperability of systems and data and cost-effective use of ICT infrastructure and services;

vii)    Manage the implementation of e-government programmes in the County.

viii)  Monitor and evaluate the implementation and use of systems and recommend suitable enhancements.

ix) Undertake research and innovation on Smart Government services; and Oversee implementation of capacity building initiatives on Smart Government

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4. Senior ICT Officer System Security/E-Government – Internal/External Advert

Job Description

i)     Carrying out systems analysis, design and Programme specifications in liaison with users; developing, implementing and maintaining of systems;

ii)    Ensuring adherence to established ICT standards; supervising and compiling overall systems documentation;

iii)  Advising on ICT related issues; supervising installation certification, repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;

iv)   developing and maintaining ICT standards; recommending and supervising Hardware/Software specifications for Information Communication Technology equipment; logging of problems;

v)   drawing and scheduling preventive maintenance; and assisting in feasibility studies as assigned. In addition, the officer will train officers working below him/her. 

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5. Assistant Director E-government – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)   planning, monitoring and evaluating program activities;

ii)   ensuring ICT goals and objectives are met; approving of e-Government standards for application;

iii)   liaising with users to ensure that information processing needs are met; reviewing and evaluating feasibility studies and reports for implementation;

iv)   management and coordination of the unit; Supervising ICT officers;

v)   providing assistance in the development of e-Government strategic plans;

vi)  ensuring that e-Government projects are completed within the planned time and budget; ensuring that procedures and standards are adhered to;

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vii)  liaising with head of Department in developing and implementing change management initiatives; ensuring that officers are adequately trained;

viii) drawing up the budget for the e-Government unit; and procurement of e-Government equipment’s and services.

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6. Deputy Director Trade and Industry Development – Internal Advert

Job Description

An officer at this level will deputize the Director in the day to day operational and managerial activities and will be deployed in any of the following departments;-

Industrial Support Services, Micro and Small Industries, Medium and Large Industries or Industrial Information and Policy Development.

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7. Deputy Director System Security – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)    Develop and implement comprehensive security policies and procedures to protect the organization’s information systems and data.

ii)      Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential security vulnerabilities and develop strategies to mitigate risks effectively.

iii)     Lead and coordinate the organization’s response to security incidents, including investigation, resolution, and reporting. Develop and implement incident response plans.

iv)     Conduct regular security audits to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. Work closely with internal and external auditors to address any identified issues.

v)       Develop and deliver security awareness training programs for employees to enhance overall security consciousness within the organization.

vi)     Oversee the implementation and maintenance of security features, including firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and encryption tools.

vii)   Collaborate with IT teams, management, and other stakeholders to integrate security measures into the overall IT strategy.

viii)  Evaluate and manage security vendors, ensuring that third-party services align with the organization’s security standards.

ix) Maintain accurate and up-to-date security documentation, including policies, procedures, and incident reports.

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8. Trade Development officer I – Internal/External Advert

Job Description

i. Collecting, compiling and analyzing economic and trade related data; disseminating business information, facilitating trade promotion activities, participating and organizing trade interactive forum, conducting business counselling sessions, conducting surveys of various business activities, promoting entrepreneurial venture creation, facilitating the growth and trade development and participating in management of business information and solution centers

In addition, the officer will be required to participate in the implementation of trade related development projects, and mobilizing the business community to participate in trade and exhibitions

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9. Principal Trade Development Officer – Internal Advert

Job Description

i. Undertaking research and market intelligence surveys; analyzing research findings; preparing briefs and position papers; disseminating business information;

ii. Analyzing economic and trade data and reports; disseminating business information; facilitating trade promotion activities; conducting surveys and mapping of various business activities; promoting entrepreneurial venture creation, growth, and development of trade; providing training, consultancy and extension services on trade issues; monitoring and analyzing price and supply trends of essential commodities in the domestic markets; providing information on county government policies for trade promotion and development and managing business information and solution centers;

iii. In addition the officer will be required to identify business opportunities in the domestic market; undertake research and carry out market intelligence for trade development; monitor the impact of trade practices; advise development committee on trade matters; prepare field reports and returns on trade activities; promote public-private sector partnerships; mobilize the business community to participate in trade fairs and exhibitions; and prepare background papers and briefs on trade issues;

iv) undertake intra and inter county liaison on trade matters for trade development; and prepare County Development plans relating to domestic trade in the county

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10. Deputy Director E-government – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)   Projects; adherence to standards and procedures for systems development projects;

ii)   Providing guidelines and advise to e-Government project managers;

iii)  Periodic review of projects systems and procedures and recommending improvements;

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iv)  Initiating policy review and updating of existing regulations on computing management including drawing of computer specifications for equipment’s and services;

v) Ensuring adherence enforcement of all regulations, procedures and practices on computing management in the e-Government division.

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11. Senior Industrial Development Officer – Internal/External Advert

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;- analyzing data and preparing industrial reports; undertaking industrial research on upgrading and commercializing of technologies and associated products; liaising with Kenya Industrial Property Institute ( KIPI) for protection of entrepreneurs inventions; conducting Business development Service (BDS) needs assessment; creating awareness on investment opportunities, intellectual property right, quality assurance and certification; and identification of markets for manufactured products.

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12. Principal ICT Officer – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)    systems  development, implementation, and allocation.

ii)    co-coordinating systems development, implementation, and maintenance.

iii)    carrying out feasibility studies; preparing progress reports of the systems

       development.

iv)    evaluating systems and ensuring adherence to established e-Government Standards.

v)     training and preparing staff performance reports; planning, monitoring, and evaluating program/activities within an Information Communication Technology division/Unit.

vi)      ensuring adherence to Information Communication Technology standards.

vii)    liaising with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment.

viii)  Develop and implement a comprehensive ICT strategy aligned with e-government

       goals and objectives

ix)    Evaluate emerging technologies and assess their potential for improving government services

x)      Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and standards

x0) Foster partnerships to enhance ICT capabilities and address government service needs.

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13. Assistant Director System Security – Internal Advert

Job Description

i)        Planning and monitoring security alerts and incidents, investigating and responding to security breaches promptly.

ii)      Coordinate regular security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify and address potential weaknesses.

iii)     Liaise implementation and enforcement of security policies and procedures across the organization.

iv)     Work closely with ICT and other departments to ensure compliance with security standards.

v)       Manage user access controls and permissions, ensuring that access levels align with job responsibilities.

vi)     Regularly review and update access lists to maintain least privilege principles.

vii)   Contribute to the development and delivery of security awareness training programs for employees.

viii)  Foster a culture of security awareness and best practices throughout the organization.

ix)     Assist in the investigation and resolution of security incidents, documenting findings and implementing preventive measures.

x)       Manage and maintain security tools, including antivirus software, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and encryption tools.

xi)     Maintain accurate and up-to-date security documentation, including procedures, guidelines, and incident reports.

xii) Generate regular reports on security metrics and key performance indicators.

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14. Industrial Development Officer II – External Advert

Job Description

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Specifically, duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- collecting data and information on closed/underperforming industries requiring support; analyzing information on industrial promotion activities.

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