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 https://konza.go.ke/career-opportunities/ 

Interested and qualified persons are required to apply to Human Capital Business Solutions via email to info@hcbskenya.com 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).