Government Jobs in Kenya – PPRA 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – PPRA 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is
established under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015. The
Authority’s mission is ‘To regulate the public procurement and asset disposal
system through monitoring and enforcement for socio-economic development in
Kenya.’ Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals
to fill the following vacant position;



MANAGER, INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, JOB GRADE PPRA
3 (1 POSITION)

REF.: ICT/3/2019 (1 POST)

Reporting to the Director General the successful candidate shall
be responsible for the overall strategic direction in the planning,
implementation and support of the information and communication technology
systems. These will include business applications, operating systems, business
tools, internet and extranet to support the Authority’s business strategies.
The key result areas include and performance indicators include:
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SYSTEMS: Guide staff to carry out ICT
systems analysis and design to suit PPRA needs
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PROGRAMS: Ensure that staff write and
test ICT programs according to identified needs
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IMPLEMENTATION: Initiate measures to
develop and update ICT application systems
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USER SUPPORT: Guide staff to
customize computer programs to the various needs of users within PPRA
·        
TRAINING: Initiate the necessary
schemes to train users on the ICT applications
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EVALUATION: Design programs to
evaluate and recommend on suitability of ICT
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INSTALLATION: Ensure that staff
install ICT equipment and peripherals in order for them to operate together as
a system
·        
CONFIGURATION: Co-ordinate staff to
harmonize all the equipment in the ICT system to operate in tandem
·        
DIAGNOSIS: Guide staff to detect and
act on faults on ICT equipment/systems.
·        
REPAIR: Administer the fixing or
rectification of faulty equipment/systems.
The successful candidate will developing and install appropriate
standards of performance including the following systems and facilities:
·        
BACK-UPS : Alternative data storage facilities for fall-back
·        
SYSTEMS UPDATING: Updating facilities for ICT
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE : Time-table for repair/maintenance of ICT systems
·        
ICT MANUAL : Guide for users on various ICT applications
·        
ICT POLICY : Regulations on the use of ICT facilities
·        
ICT SECURITY : Measures to ensure protection of ICT systems
The ideal job holder shall have:
·        
At least nine (9) years relevant
experience in information communications technology or a related field;
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following fields: computer science; computer technology; informatics; computer
science and technology; Information systems, informatics and computer science,
information  technology, computer security  and forensics, business
information technology, electrical/electronic engineering, 
telecommunications  engineering  or its equivalents from a recognized
institution;
·        
Master’s degree in any of the
following fields: computer science, information systems, information
technology, business information technology or any other ICT equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Professional ICT certificates from a
reputable institution in a relevant area such as system or database management,
information security, network administration, service support operations,
system  administration  or software development;

SENIOR RECORDS MANAGEMENT OFFICER, JOB GRADE PPRA 5, REF.:
RMO/5/2019 (1 POSITION)
Duties and responsibilities will include assisting the manager
responsible  for monitoring, evaluation, research, reporting and advisory
services (MERRAS) in developing, implementing and reviewing records management
policy and procedures; retention; disposal schedules; file classification
system; management of mails external; ensure safe custody of records and
documents; liaise with the Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services
on relevant matters ; initiating, developing and implementing infrastructure
for electronic records management; preparation.
In addition, duties will entail developing, implementing and
reviewing knowledge management policies and framework; promoting knowledge
sharing through the organization’s operational business processes and systems;
promoting public access to procurement information by developing dissemination
and advocacy strategies; and preparing the units budgets, monthly, quarterly
and annual reports for the records management unit.
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INCOMING: Receive record, classify,
and distribute incoming correspondences for necessary action
·        
OUTGOING: Record and dispatch
outgoing correspondences to respective destinations.
·        
UPDATING: Sort, classify and store
documents securely in appropriate facilities – folders, shelves, cabinets and
racks
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RETRIEVAL: Avail filed documents upon
demand as necessary
·        
DOCUMENTATION: Maintain/update the
various catalogues, inventories, and indexes of
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SECURITY: Protect document from
unauthorized access, theft, damage, falsification and disappearance
·        
ARCHIVING: Remove, sort, classify and
put inactive/dead records in archive for historical purposes
·        
DESTRUCTION: Dispose of inactive/dead
records of little historical significance
The successful candidate will develop and install appropriate
standards of performance including the following systems:
·        
DOCUMENTS REGISTER: For recording
movement of mail
·        
INDEXING SYSTEM: For classification
of documents for filing and retrieval
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DOCUMENTS CUSTODY FACILITIES:
Cabinets – lockable and fire-resistant
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DISPOSAL POLICY: Regulations
governing retention, archiving and disposal of documents
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The ideal job holder shall have at
least six (6) years relevant experience in records management or in a related
field
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A bachelor’s degree in Information
Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
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In addition, the candidate shall be
computer proficient.
Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National
Identity Card/Passport, PPRA Formal Application Form and attach copies of
relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and any other
relevant supporting documents. b) All applications should be clearly
marked “Application for (indicate the position applied for)’’, on
the envelope and submitted on or before 16th December, 2019 in
any ONE of the following ways:
i)Hand delivered applications should be taken to the reception
desk on 11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.
ii)Posted applications should be addressed to:
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
If you have the required qualifications, please submit your
detailed application to the address above by 5.00 p.m. on 16th
December, 2019
 quoting on the top of the envelope the job reference
title for the position you are applying for.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates
are advised that any form of canvassing will result in automatic
disqualification.

PPRA is an equal opportunity employer and all Kenyans in their
diversity, including youth, women and persons with disability, are encouraged
to apply.

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