Position

KoTDA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 2019

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), the implementing agency of Konza Technopolis under the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology (MoICT) is seeking a competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individual that demonstrates 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. This represents a total investment of over KES 80 Billion by the government into Konza Technopolis, a Vision 2030 flagship project. Konza Technopolis will also be a special economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.

INTERNSHIP/INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Trainees graduating from training institutions join the labour market with academic and theoretical approaches to work and hence require practical exposure in a real work environment. The Authority has put in place an internship/attachment programme as part of on the job training for purpose of moulding interns/attachees to become responsible citizens who will contribute effectively to the socioeconomic development of the country as well as develop their ability to successfully take up employment in various sectors.

WORK STATION: Nairobi Office/ Konza Technopolis Site.

The successful candidates shall be selected from applicants who possess the following qualifications:

INTERNSHIP

Requirements for engagement as an intern

  1. Application Letter
  2. A Degree/Diploma Certificate in any of the following social sciences from a recognized University or college
    • Project management
    • Quantity Surveying
    • Engineering (Civil & Electrical)
    • Urban Planning
    • Architecture
    • Legal
    • Human resources/Administration OR other related social sciences
    • Procurement and logistics
    • ICT- Networking and applications
    • Finance / Accounts or business related course
    • Environmental sciences/Forestry, or related courses
  3. Copies of academic transcripts
  4. Copy of National Identification card
  5. Personal accident insurance to cover for personal risks lasting for at least three (3) months
  6. Medical insurance cover by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) or any other reputable medical insurance firm
  7. A copy of PIN certificate

ATTACHMENT

 Requirements for engagement as an attachee

  1.  Application Letter
  2. Recommendation letter from the Institution and a copy of valid student ID;
  3. Copies of academic transcripts
  4. Copy of National Identification card
  5. Personal accident insurance to cover for personal risks lasting for at least three (3) month
  6. Medical cover provided by the University or College or any other reputable insurance firm

All applications should include a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.

All applications should be submitted via this LINK on or before 22nd February 2019. 

The Authority is an equal opportunity employer, youth, women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.