26 Aug 2014

Information & Communication Technology Officer II (Web Applications) Job Vacancy

The Public Procurement Oversight Authority is established under the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005.

The Authority’s mission is ‘To facilitate access to procurement opportunities through enabling regulations that fosters value for money for national socio-economic development’.

Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals to fill the following vacant positions:

Ref: ICT/7/2014
1 Position

This position involves

  • designing, developing, implementing and monitoring PPOA web applications including designing, implementing and maintaining web-based applications for PPOA use;
  • developing and testing custom made applications/scripts and database structures;
  • assisting in analyzing and developing requirements for web business applications;
  • designing of use interface and making of flash banners;
  • ensuring web security; updating web content;
  • Web hosting using open source environment; awareness and
  • knowledge of web accessibility/usability and security issues.

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position or its equivalent;
  • A bachelor’s degree in information communication technology/computer science or a related field from a recognized institution;
  • Professional certificate in web development or software programming;
  • Professional certificate in graphics design;
  • Experience in Adobe Collaboration Suite;
  • Knowledge and experience in web and database based technologies as well as hardware and operating systems including: perl, Python, NET, ASP.NET, XML, XSLT, PHP, FreeBSD, Apache, IIS, and CSS;
  • Experience in Content Management Tools and Workflow; and
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.

How to Apply
Click here to Download PPOA Formal application Form 

Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card/Passport, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application.

All applications should be clearly marked “Application for (indicate the position applied for)’’, on the envelope and submitted on or before 5th September, 2014 in any ONE of the following ways:

Manual applications should be hand delivered to the reception desk on 11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.

Online applications should be e-mailed to the Director General:

Posted applications should be addressed to:
Director General
Public Procurement Oversight Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
P. O. Box 58535-00200,

Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution and in addition must, get clearance from the following bodies.

Kenya Revenue Authority;
Higher Education Loans Board;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
Note: Clearance from the above institutions will not be criteria for short listing of candidates.

However, short listed candidates will be required to provide evidence of clearance during the interviews.

If you have the required qualifications, please submit your detailed application to the address above by 5th September, 2014 quoting the job reference title for the position you are applying for.

PPOA is an equal employment provider and all Kenyans in their diversity, including persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. We recognize that our strength lies in the diversity of our staff.

Interested candidates are advised that canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

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