Kenya Roads Board Deputy Manager, GIS Administrator Job Vacancy

Kenya Roads Board is a State Corporation established by the KRB A with the object and purpose of overseeing the road network in Kenya funded from the Kenya Roads Board Fund. 
For effectiveness, the Board seeks to fill positions as shown below:
Deputy Manager, GIS Administrator 
Ref: KRB 2016- 2
Reporting to the Head of Department, the holder will manage the Geographic Information Systems database thereby keeping the roads inventory and condition information up to date. 

The main duties of the role include;
  • Design the KRB GIS database structures to ensure accuracy and easy access of data
  • Coordinate GIS data entry and processing ready for use
  • Ensure GIS database integrity and security
  • Create information products based on the GIS database as may be required for efficient exercise of KRB functions and operations.
  • Design interfaces for data exchange to other road planning and management systems (RMMS, HDM-4 etc)
  • Safeguard the GIS data, systems and applications to ensure integrity and security.
  • Assist the annual update of the roads inventory and condition data.
  • Design appropriate use interfaces to enhance quality and efficient use of GIS data.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geomatic Engineering or Geo-spatial Information Systems , Computer Science or a related field from a recognized University;
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in the design, development, implementation, administration of geographical information systems including analysis;
  • Database development and integration;
  • Experience in GIS in public sector will be an added advantage
  • Ability to use Data collection and manipulation equipment/application
  • Analytical skills;
Successful applicants will serve on permanent and pensionable terms and on a contributory pension. 
A competitive remunerations will be paid.
Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
Kenya Roads Board is an equal opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications together with Curriculum vitae, names of three referees, telephone contacts, email address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be clearly marked with the reference number and addressed to the:
The Executive Director
Kenya Roads Board
P.O. Box 73718-00200 Nairobi
3rd Floor, Kenya Re Towers, Upper hill
All applications should reach the Board not later than 18th November, 2016 at 5 P.M.