Innovation Officer Job in Kenya

Ref No: KoTDA/HR105/2024

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervises execution of business models for knowledge and innovation programs in Konza Technopolis;
  • Supervises the operations of the Konza Innovation pipeline and virtual Konza Innovation Ecosystem;
  • Engages in resource mobilization initiatives for Knowledge Economy and Innovation;
  • Maintains linkages with selected global innovation centers;
  • Maintains collaboration between industry players, education institutions and R&D centers;
  • Promotes open innovation and processes that inspire creative thinking;
  • Runs the operations of the Konza Innovation and Co-working space hub;
  • Manage the community experience and infrastructure, and foster growth and engagement;
  • Run the operations of the Konza Innovation Hub and Co-working space;
  • Support the establishment of STEM research institutes, laboratories and Knowledge hubs
  • Manage and coordinate innovation activities in partnership with actors in the industry.
  • Supervises execution of the enterprise development and support strategies that deliver investment in and objectives of Konza Technopolis;

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, Sciences, Engineering, Education, ICT, or similar qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications 

How To Apply

Candidates interested in the above positions can access the role profiles, qualifications and experience requirements detailed on our website at 

Interested and qualified persons are required to apply to Human Capital Business Solutions via email to by stating the position applied on the email subject and attaching their curriculum vitae, application letter, academic and professional certificates. All applications should be received before/on July 16th, 2024.  

Successful candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution and will be required to submit among other documents: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; 
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; 
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; 
  • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); 
  • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).