Information, Communication & Technology Officer I Job Vacancy in Kenya - Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency established under The Kenya Gazette No.1386 (Vol. CXI – No 15 of 17th February 2009). Our role is to spearhead the implementation of the Vision as the Country’s development blueprint and strategy towards making Kenya a newly industrializing middle-income country capable of providing a high quality of life for all its citizens by 2030. The Vision Delivery Board (VDB) is seeking to fill the following vacant position through a competitive recruitment process.


Reporting to the Chief ICT Officer, the ICT Officer (I) will be responsible in carrying out the
following duties: -

  • Conducting server builds. 
  • Monitoring operating system software and servers. 
  • Participating in the implementation of the computer systems. 
  • Performing technical, systems and user documentation tasks. 
  • Maintaining of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated Peripherals. 
  • Maintaining data protection system and installing and supporting servers. 
  • Work with other ICT officers, interns, casuals or third-party vendors to design algorithms and process flowcharts as per the set user/functional requirements. 
  • Produce clean and efficient code base on user/functional requirements and Specifications. 
  • Integrate software components and third-party programs. 
  • Perform code reviews, verification and deployment of programs. 
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software systems. 
  • Gather, evaluate and translate user feedback into software specifications. 
  • Recommend and execute improvements. 
  • Create technical, systems and user documentation for reference and reporting. 
  • Performing system/data recovery. 
  • Incident reporting and management. 
  • Performing software and database upgrades, patches and security updates. 
  • User support and training based on the VDS ICT policy and maintaining of support Systems and 
  • Provide overall administration of the network, software and hardware infrastructure.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate should possess:-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Information Communication Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. 
  • Must have served as Information Communication Technology Officer II or in a comparable and relevant position in a reputable organization for a minimum period of three (3) years OR have at least five (5) years relevant working experience in a comparable position in a reputable organization in the public or private sector. 
  • Proven experience as a software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role. 
  • Experience with software design and development. 
  • Knowledge of coding languages like (Python, Javascript, Java, NodeJS) and their frameworks (Angular, React, Vue, Express, NestJS, Django, Flask, FastAPI, FeathersJS
  • Experience with databases and Object Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks like SQLAlchemy, TypeORM, Sequelize, Mongoose, Knex.js, Pydantic e.t.cAbility to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Should have management skills, strong leadership, organization, coordination, and communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate high level of professional competence and outstanding management qualities in computerized information systems.
  • Have excellent interaction and presentation skills, a good understanding of key issues and challenges facing social sector in Kenya.
  • Should be able to initiate and adopt results-based management.
  • A management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Demonstrated a high level of professional competence and outstanding management


Key Attributes

The following key attributes will be required; -

  1. Must be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented strategic thinker.
  2. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multiethnic and multi-disciplinary environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and deliver demonstrable results.
  5. Be self-driven, a team-player and a mentor/coach; and
  6. Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

Terms of Service

All positions are on contract terms for a period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory
performance. All positions attract a competitive salary and other benefits.

How to Apply:

  • Shall start with an online application at:
  • Should be clearly marked “Application for the position applied” on the envelope/subject line.
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
    academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and
    other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany
    an online application. 
All applications submitted in hard copy should have the ‘Advert No.” clearly marked on the
envelope and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
  1. Manual applications should be addressed, and hand delivered OR posted to:

    The Director General
    Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
    BRITAM Centre, 7th Floor
    Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
    P.O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Online applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to

    Note: Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Shortlisted candidates shall be required to submit the following documents to signify compliance
    with Chapter Six of the Constitution.
    • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board.
    • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department; and
    • Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau.

    Details on the job specifications of each vacancy can be obtained on website

    “Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons living with disability are encouraged to
    apply”. All applications should be submitted not later than 29th July 2022 at 5.00pm. Shortlisted
    candidates must meet Chapter Six (6) requirements of the Constitution. Further information can
    be obtained on website:

    The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Director General
    Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat
    Britam Centre, 7th Floor
    Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upper Hill
    P. O. Box 52301-00200 Nairobi, Kenya