Jobs vacancies at Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) in Kenya 2012
Job Title: Assistant Director, Resource Mobilization
Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) in Nairobi
Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) is a State Corporation, established under the Science and Technology Act, Chapter 250 of 1979, and operates under the Ministry of Industrialization. Its mandate is to carry out Research, Technology and Innovation (RTI) in industrial and allied technologies. The institute is expected to play a leading role in supporting the industrialization process in line with Vision 2030. To achieve the above mandate, the Institute is seeking to recruit suitable, self-driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified personnel, to fill the following vacant positions:
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RESOURCE MOBILIZATION (AD -RM):
REF: KIRDI – AD-RM – 01
Grade: IR 10 (1 POST)
Duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director, Resource Mobilization, will be responsible for:
Developing a resource mobilization policy and strategy
Identifying research potential and funding opportunities
Planning and implementing research projects and other activities of the institute to attract funding
Initiating and developing consultancy services
Organizing seminars/short courses on Resource Mobilization related activities
Liaising with the researchers for identifying research problems/gaps and disseminating research findings
Establishing strategic partnerships and networks
Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned
For appointment as the Assistant Director, Resource Mobilization, one must have:-
Seven (7) years’ experience in Resource Mobilization, three (3) of which must be in a senior position
Masters of Science/Education in Applied Science/Masters of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship/Project Management/Masters of Arts – Economics or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
Post graduate Diploma in Strategic/Project Management from a recognized institution
A Strategic Management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized Institution, and
Computer Application skills.
Grade IR 10:
Ksh.99,510 × 4,650 – 104,160 × 4,860 – 109,020 × 5,070 – 114,090 × 5,280 –
119,370 × 5,550 – 124,920 × 5,820 – 130,740 p.m.
Grade IR 11:
Ksh.119,370 × 5,550 – 124,920 × 5,820 – 130,740 × 6,090 – 136,830 × 6,360 –
143,190 × 6,630 – 149,820 × 6,900 – 156,720 p.m.
Grade IR 12:
Ksh.143,190 × 6,630 – 149,820 × 6,900 – 156,720 p.m. x 7,230 – 163,950 x–
7,560 – 171,510 × 7,890 – 179,400 × 8,220 – 187,620 p.m.
An applications accompanied by certified copies of certificates, detailed and updated curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/grade, expected salary and a day time telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below by 28th August, 2012.
Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)
Popo Road, Nairobi South C
P.O. Box 30650 – 00100
Applicants must also include a summary sheet as below:
S/N Documents Attached Tick Indicate Remarks
Application letter (Tick)
Certified copies of Certificates (Tick and indicate )
Detailed and updated curriculum vitae (Tick),
Testimonials (Tick and indicate)
Current remuneration (Indicate)
Current position/grade (Indicate)
Expected salary (Indicate)
Day time telephone contact (Indicate)
Contact Address (Indicate)
Email Address (Indicate)
Reference Number for the position you would like to be considered (Indicate)
Please quote the respective Reference number for the position you would like to be considered for on the Application letter and envelope.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 28th Aug 2012