Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is seeking competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individuals that demonstrate the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable world class technology hub.
The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”.
Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES).
To this end the Government Of Kenya has begun the process of upgrading Phase 1 horizontal infrastructure, construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University.
Konza Technopolis is also a special economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.
KoTDA therefore invites qualified and interested individuals to apply for the under listed position:
Job Title: Manager – Economic Development, Partnerships & Resource Mobilization
Ref No: KoTDA/HR25/2019
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 150,000- 275,000 p.m
Terms of Service: 5 Year Contract, Renewable Subject to Satisfactory Performance
Department: Corporate Research & Strategy
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Developing, implementing and reviewing resource mobilization and marketing policies, strategies and programmes;
ii. Developing a framework for stakeholders’ collaborations,
iii. Reviewing and analyzing information and preparing reports and documents on activities related to funding partners and fund raising;
iv. Leading in drafting and revision of agreements with donors;
v. Identifying and mapping of potential and emerging sources of funding and assessing their current usage and potential for the future;
vi. Preparing the operational work plans and budget for the department;
vii. Identifying innovative ideas through research which have practical significance to the Authority’s mandate;
viii. Mobilizing research grants from relevant institutions;
ix. Ensure collection of data, analysis and preparation of performance report of KoTDA program on quarterly and annual basis.
x. Ensure formulation & implementation of research policies, procedures, rules and regulations;
xi. Ensure provision of quality management services to the Authority;
xii. Aligning the Authority strategies with national and county policies Plans and strategies;
xiii. Initiate the development, monitoring and review of the Authority’s Strategic Plan;
xiv. Coordinating corporate performance management process of all the departments and divisions at the Authority;
xv. Preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s; work plans and Performance Contract (PC).
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
i. At least eight (10) years working experience, three (3) of which must have been at a managerial level ;
ii. Masters degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Strategic Management or any other relevant qualifications;
iii. Bachelors degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Strategic Management or any other relevant Qualifications;
iv. Professional Qualifications and membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;
v. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
vi. Good interpersonal relations, high leadership qualities and integrity
vii. Proficiency in computer applications;
viii. Demonstrated results in work performance; and
ix. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.
How to Apply
All applications should include the job title, job ref on the subject line of the application email and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
Interested applicants should email their details to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications should be received before/on Monday 18th November 2019.
KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.
The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, qualified women, youth, the marginalized and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.