ICT Officer - One (1) Post V/No. 3/2022

The National Research Fund (NRF) is a State Corporation established under section 32 of the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 with the objective to facilitate Research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Agency seeks to recruit qualified, competent, dynamic, proactive, innovative and highly committed staff to fill the position of ICT Officer.

Job Specification

This is the entry position for this cadre. An Officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior. The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  1. Writing and testing computer programmes according to instructions and
  2. Specifications prepared by a more senior and experienced officer;
  3. Implementation of the computer systems and providing user support, including training users;
  4. Performing technical, systems and user documentation tasks;
  5. Working closely with user departments and undertaking systems analysis of
  6. Business requirements, design, implement and support software solutions;
  7. Developing software solutions in ABAP/4 programming language and/or
  8. Approved system development tool(s);
  9. Providing technical support for all the implemented SAP system modules;
  10. Troubleshoot reported system failures and provide appropriate solutions;
  11. Undertaking internal training of end users on implemented ICT systems; and
  12. Participating in capacity building on ICT systems.

Applicant Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT, Information Systems or related field;
  2. Member of the Computer Society of Kenya;
  3. Proficiency in Computer applications, and
  4. Meets the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.

The details for each of the advertised position are available on the Agency’s Website www.researchfund.go.ke. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their applications together with copies of academic/professional certificates and identity card in PDF format to recruitment@researchfund.go.ke and the subject line should contain the Job Title.

For hand delivered applications, they shall be dropped in a box marked “National Research Fund Advertised Positions” placed at the 3rd floor of the NACOSTI building.

Applications sent by either post or hand should be contained in sealed envelopes with the Job Title marked on the surface and delivered to the address below:

Chief Executive Officer  

National Research Fund

NACOSTI Building 3rd Floor, Upper Kabete, – Off Waiyaki way,

P.O Box 26036 – 00100,





Please Note

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  3. The National Research Fund is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
  4. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National
    Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during
  5. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  6. Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:
    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    4. Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)