Roles Of IEBC ICT Clerks In Kenya

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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