ICT Officers II (Software Development) - Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)


The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament (Cap 225A, Laws of Kenya) which was repealed by the Kenya National Examinations Council Act No. 29 of 2012, to conduct school and post school examinations within Kenya as it may consider desirable in the public interest and to award certificates or diplomas to successful candidates in such examinations. 

The Council invites competent, self-motivated and qualified applicants for the following vacant position;



Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will report to a Principal Information Communication Technology Officer and will be expected to: analyze, design, code, test and implement ICT programs that provide user support; maintain ICT support systems and train users; and install and maintain computer programs.

Requirements for Appointments

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

a) served in the grade of Information Communications Technology Officer III for a minimum period of three (3) years or (3) years relevant work experience in a recognized institution for direct entry;

b) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C+ Plus or its approved equivalent;

c) Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or other ICT related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution; 


Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;

d) Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate;

e) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


a) Integrity;
b) Keen to details and time management skills;
c) Communication skills;
d) Team player;
e) Good Interpersonal skills.

The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download and fill the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A (REVISED 2018), application letter with enclosed certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees on or before 27th April, 2020 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P.O. Box 73598 - 00200

Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification;
KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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