Konza Technopolis Investor Facilitation & One Stop Shop Officer Job in Kenya (110K)

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: Investor Facilitation & One Stop Shop Officer

Ref No: KoTDA/HR31/2019

Grade: 6

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 60,000 – 110,000 p.m

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Department: Business Development & Innovation

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities

i. Managing KoTDA clients, investors and partners

ii. Running of the One Stop Shop

iii. Preparing proposals and projects for evaluation for approvals and licenses.

iv. Facilitating investor and partners in submitting the requirements for licenses, permits and other authorizations needed for approval

v. Preparing new projects for issuance of the relevant licenses.

vi. Providing information on investment sites.

vii. Preparing business development reports

viii. Collating insights about KoTDA, its environment and customers

ix. Customer care and management of the One Stop Shop

x. Developing the Konza innovation pipeline and virtual Konza innovation ecosystem

xi. Setting up of the Konza technology transfer and commercialization office

xii. Managing innovation events and initiatives

xiii. Developing proposals for funding based on the identified innovation strategy and work with partners to access financial and technical support

xiv. Manage and coordinate in partnership with actors in the industry, incubation activities

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Marketing, Finance, Business Administration, Communications, Sciences, Marketing or other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

ii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

iii. 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 info@hcbskenya.com

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.

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Updated: November 7, 2019 — 9:51 am