Director - Technology Transfer and Extension Services job at Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)

Vacancy title:
Director - Technology Transfer and Extension Services

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)

Deadline of this Job:
21 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, November 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Director - Technology Transfer and Extension Services

JOB REF: TECH/012/2022

Specific Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:-Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Science, Leather Science and Technology, Textile Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology, Microbiology, Information Science and Technology, Computer Engineering, Energy and Environmental Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
• Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:-Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Science, Leather Science and Technology, Textile Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology, Microbiology, Information Science and Technology, Computer Engineering, Energy and Environmental Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
• Doctorate Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Science, Leather Science and Technology, Textile Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology, Microbiology, Information Science and Technology, Computer Engineering, Energy and Environmental Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
• Has at least fifteen (15) years of relevant experience of which five (5) years must have been in the position of Deputy Director, Grade 3 or equivalent.
• Co-authored at least 14 (fourteen) articles in peer-reviewed journals with at least five (5) articles as the first or last author
• Applied for registration of at least two (2) patents of an invention or innovation / utility model;
• Presented at least twelve (12) papers in scientific conferences;
• Developed at least three (3) industrial products / technologies;
• Registered as the Principal Investigator of at least three (3) externally funded industrial research proposals
• Evidence in leading and managing four (4) research programmes and served in a management position for a period of three (3) years.
• Demonstrated a high degree of managerial and professional competencies as reflected in work performance and results.
• Demonstrated ability to translate national goals, policies and strategies to research programmes and projects;
• Have a clear understanding of the role of industrial research in Kenya’s social and economic development.
• Proven capability in resource mobilization and establishing linkages with development partners and funding organizations.
• Be a member of a professional body, and in good standing.
• Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
• Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks and;
• Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO NOTE:
Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interviews:
• National Identity Card;
• Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts;
• Any other supporting documents and testimonials, and
• Clearances from the following bodies:
• Kenya Revenue Authority
• Higher Education Loans Board
• Commission for University Education for degrees obtained Outside Kenya
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
• An approved Credit Reference Bureau
• Recommendations from relevant professional bodies and associations.
MODE OF APPLICATION:
All applications quoting the Job Reference Number on the envelope or email subject should be sent to the address below attaching curriculum vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, scanned copies of academic certificates, testimonials, a filled employment form and any other relevant supporting documents.
The Director-General
Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)
Popo Road, Nairobi South C
P.O. Box 30650 – 00100
NAIROBI, KENYA
Website: www.kirdi.go.ke 

Online applications may be submitted via email to: directorgeneral@kirdi.go.ke
KIRDI Employment Form can be downloaded from the Institute’s website.
All applications should reach the Director-General’s office on or before 21st November, 2022 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time).
NB: KIRDI is an equal opportunity employer


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-11-2066
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