KIRDI Deputy Director technology Transfer & Extension Services Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Director, an officer at this level will be in charge of the Technology Transfer & Extension Services Department.

Specific duties and responsibilities work will involve: co-ordination of the Provision of common manufacturing and commercial production/Testing services in Leather Development Centre. Engineering Development & Services Centre, Laboratory Services Centre, and Pilot processing plants; Provision of Incubation services, Provision of Consultancy & Training; Sale of Intellectual property based products & services such as packaged technologies through subscriptions, membership fee and customer orders.

He/she will also be required to carry out Financial, Planning & Administrative duties in Technology Transfer & Extension Services Department.

KIRDI Deputy Director technology Transfer & Extension Services Jobs in Kenya


  • A first degree in any of the following Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Textile, Technology, Industrial Chemistry, Food Technology, Ceramics and Clay Technology, Mining, Power Resources, Commerce, Business administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least Three (3) years’ experience in the relevant field at senior management levels
  • A Master’s degree in relevant field or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A PhD in a relevant field from a recognized institution or an MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence.
  • A clear understanding of the role of industrial research in Kenya’s social and economic development.
  • Be computer literate
  • Undergone strategic management course for a minimum period of
    six (6) Weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A person of high integrity
  • A team player
  • A strategic thinker

    Interested candidates for the job must attach clearance certificates from;

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Commission for University Education for degrees obtained outside
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • An approved Credit Reference Bureau

    NB: This position will be held on a three (3) year contract renewable based
    on performance

    How to Apply

    All applications quoting the Job Reference number on the envelope or email subject should be sent to the address below attaching testimonials and academic certificates with at least three referees by close of business 30th July, 2019.

    The Director
    Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute
    P.O. Box 30650-00100

    For more information and job application details, see; KIRDI Deputy Director technology Transfer & Extension Services Jobs in Kenya

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