ICT Authority

The ICT Authority Kenya is seeking a highly qualified and experienced professional to fill the position of Deputy Director, E-Government. This is a permanent and pensionable position offering an opportunity to lead and shape e-government initiatives in Kenya.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement e-government strategies
  2. Oversee enterprise systems and procurement
  3. Analyze and improve ICT systems efficiency
  4. Manage applications, websites, and data hubs for government entities
  5. Ensure security and resilience of e-service systems
  6. Coordinate stakeholder collaboration and information sharing
  7. Oversee departmental work plans, budgets, and performance



  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Master’s degree in ICT or related discipline


  • – Minimum 9 years relevant work experience, with 3 years in management
  • Professional Memberships: ICT Association of Kenya (ICTAK) or IMIS
  • Leadership: Completed a 4-week leadership course
  • Skills: Project management, analytical thinking, decision-making, organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • – Certifications in Enterprise applications (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft)
  • – Strong understanding of ICT design, implementation, and maintenance

Application Process:

Interested candidates must ensure their profiles include:

  • – Educational qualifications
  • – Professional qualifications
  • – Detailed work history and experience
  • – Professional body memberships

Successful candidates will need to provide clearance certificates from:

  • – Kenya Revenue Authority
  • – Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • – Higher Education Loans Board (if applicable)
  • – Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • – Credit Reference Bureau

Position Details:

  • – Job Type: Permanent and Pensionable
  • – Grade: 3
  • – Number of Positions: 1
  • Advert Reference: ICTA/DSP/08/2024

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