Innovation and Incubation Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

ICT Authority

Job Description

Job Title:

Innovation and Incubation Officer

Reports To:

Senior officer Innovation and Incubation


Research and Innovation

Grade: ICTA 6

Direct Reports:

• None


May 2018

Responsible for:

Supporting the promotion of innovation and ICT enterprise development

Key Tasks

1. Provide support in the development of ICT budgets and manage all ICT operational and capital expenditures by obtaining competitive for research and innovation

2. Assists in carrying out research to identify ICT needs and capacity that will inform the

Authority’s development of programs, to improve service delivery and identify opportunities for the Authority’s growth

3. Assist in promoting innovation in Government for the provision of ubiquitous public sector services that will deliver value to the Government and citizens

4. Assist the division to prepare and implement business development strategies, plans and programmes for the development of ICT in private and public sector

5. Assist in reviewing the business environment regularly and advise top management on the current ICT development and its effect on the economy

6. Participate in innovation-encouraging environment, where employees are open to change and fast to adopt new technologies

7. Assist in Analysing public sector and industry research and innovation requirements and develop long term and short term strategies for implementation

8. Assist in research for the purpose of strategy formulation to ensure global competitiveness – scan local, regional and global developments and advise ICTA leadership on opportunities & threats, evaluate impact to ICTA and suggest adjustments to corporate plans & directions

9. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Performance Measures

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

1. A Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field

2. Five years’ relevant experience

3. Experience in an ICT innovation and incubation environment

Personal skills and attributes required

1. Excellent organization and people skills

2. Ability to set priorities, problem-solve, multi-task and work well in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment

3. Project management skills

4. Have proven ability in raising the level of ICT utilization across all functions

5. Have excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills

ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly encouraged to apply.

The following documents will be required during application

Application Letter
Copy of Academic Certificates
Copy of Professional Certificates
Copy of Curriculum Vitae
Copy of National ID

Application is strictly online on

Deadline for application is 19th June, 2018


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