Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is seeking a competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individual that demonstrates the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable world class technology hub.

The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”. Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). To this end the Government Of Kenya has begun the process of upgrading Phase 1 horizontal infrastructure, construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University. Konza Technopolis is also a Special Economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.

KoTDA therefore invites qualified Interested individuals to apply for the under listed position.







1. Senior ICT Officer (Smart City Solutions) 5 KoTDA/HR47/2020     1


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All applications should include the job title, job ref on the subject line of the application email and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.

Interested applicants should apply online at Human Capital Business Solutions: www.hcbskenya.com

All applications should be received before/on Monday 12th October 2020.

KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.

The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, qualified women, youth, the marginalized and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


Details of the Posts:

Job Title: Senior ICT Officer (Smart City Solutions)
Ref No: KoTDA/HR47/2020
Grade: 5
Basic Salary Scale Ksh 84,000- 160,000 p.m
Terms of Service Permanent & Pensionable
Department Business and Innovation
Job Specification Duties and responsibilities

  1. Developing documentation of computer programs according to instructions and specifications;
  2. Installing and configuring computer systems and Smart city solutions;
  3. Maintaining application systems;
  4. Providing end user support and training users on effective and efficient use of ICT facilities;
  5. Maintaining up to date equipment register;
  6. Installing, configuring and monitoring Local Area Network components;
  7. Administering and managing users in the Active Directory, e-mail server and User applications;
  8. Maintaining an up-to-date ICT equipment register and issuance register;
  9. Updating and maintaining the Authority’s website; and
  10. Ensuring Business continuity by performing regular data and application backups.
Person Specification For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least:

  1. Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience
  2. Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution.
  3. Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable
  4. Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
  5. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  6. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

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