Entry Level

ICT Assistant

Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)



Vacancy Description


The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) invites competent, self-motivated, and qualified professionals for the following vacant positions:


(a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail:

(i) Developing, testing and implementing software applications according to instructions and specifications;
(ii) Providing end-user support and training;
(iii) Maintaining and repairing computer hardware and optical mark reader equipment;
(iv) Monitoring the performance of systems and assisting with the identification of potential issues and proposing solutions;
(v) Reporting any incidences and faults; and
(vi) Contributing to the development of reference materials and assisting ICT end-users with the maintenance of documentation on system configurations and technical processes.

(b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

(i) Diploma in Computer Science/Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
(ii) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for successful applicants.

(c) Key Competencies, skills and attitudes

(i) Communication and reporting skills;
(ii) Interpersonal skills;
(iii) Team player;
(iv) Integrity;
(v) Result oriented.


Application Guidelines

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A – (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B – (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime 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 21st November, 2023 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200


  1. The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
  2. Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
  3. KNEC is an Equal opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability, and female candidates are encouraged to apply

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