This article focuses on the roles of IEBC ICT Clerks in Kenya. ICT Clerks are one of the election officials hired by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on a temporary basis to help in conducting elections.
Roles Of IEBC ICT Clerks In Kenya
- To provide high-quality first-level ICT support services to the Returning Officer at the tallying centre.
- Restore normal services to the users as quickly as possible by fixing technical hitches, fulfilling service requests or answering queries to allow the users to work effectively.
- To prepare, configure and test KIEMS kits in readiness for the elections.
- In liaison with the CICT, provide technical support to the Presiding Officers, Deputy Presiding Officers and clerks during elections.
- Ensure that KIEMS kits are fully charged and functional at all times.
- Perform data backup and data restoration on KIEMS Kits.
- Participate in the training of Support Electoral Trainers, Presiding Officers, Deputy Presiding Officers and Clerks.
- Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Returning Officer.
Qualifications For IEBC ICT Clerks
- Must be a Kenyan citizen of high integrity and be non-partisan.
- Be a holder of a minimum of Diploma qualification in ICT or other IT-related field.
- ICT certification such as MCSE, CCNA or equivalent will be an added advantage.
- Must not be engaged in any other remuneration activity during the entire period of engagement.
- Must abide by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) codes of conduct, norms and values.
- Have at least 2 years of industrial experience in ICT support in a busy environment.
- Hands-on experience and skills in computer hardware, network and software diagnosis.
- Should have effective communication skills and good report writing skills.
- Must be a resident of the constituency he/she is applying for the job.
- Must be available for the entire period of the election.
IEBC ICT Clerk’s Salary
IEBC ICT clerks will be paid Ksh. 1,500 per day.
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