UNON Infrastructure Management Section Chief Jobs

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UNON Infrastructure Management Section Chief Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNON Kenya looking for “Infrastructure Management Section Chief”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 25 March 2024.

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites[a] where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa. The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on 15 February 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Infrastructure Management Section Chief to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNON Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operation and maintenance of huge and complex ICT Infrastructure to achieve high reliability and availability services for clients accessing cloud-based services, and local systems in secured manner, including infrastructure hosting services for UN collocated Agencies Funds and Programs.
  • Plans and directs major projects related to ICT infrastructure in particular including consolidation of dispersed data centres into Primary Technology Centre (PTC) and Secondary Technology Centre (STC), Voice and Video Communications Infrastructure, Wi-Fi, 5G mobile technology, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for UNON.
  • Provides expert advice on complex networks analysis and design; identifies the need for new solutions (or modifications to existing solutions) and responds to requests from users for new or enhanced services, including virtualization; develops plans for technological feasibility. Innovate towards Green ICT initiatives & Disability inclusion solutions.
  • Formulates Request for Proposals (RFPs) for central infrastructure equipment (network, telecommunications, servers, and data storage), systems and services; provides technical specifications and standards for procurement of equipment; evaluates proposals from vendors; performs tests and recommends selection of equipment in the most expedient manner.
  • Develops cost proposals for outgoing services and cost estimates for incoming services; oversees the technical evaluation of incoming proposals and technically manages the contract service.
  • Develops Infrastructure solutions aligned with clients of common back office (CBO).


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate degree, or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, telecommunication, or related fields is required. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is an desirable.


  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale network and data centers technologies are required.
  • Experience in implementing and managing enterprise ICT networks with multi-tenancy is required.
  • Experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Virtual Machine Ware (VMWare) is required.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNON Infrastructure Management Section Chief Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 25 March 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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