KENIA Recruitment 2024/2025 Job Application Portal

KENIA Recruitment 2023/2024 Job Application Portal

KENIA recruitment exercise 2024 has commenced. Kenya National Innovation Agency job vacancies are accessible via the application portal If you would like to apply for this job, follow through the instructions we’ve provided in this article.

The management of Kenya National Innovation Agency has made a public notice about the commencement of KENIA recruitment for this year.

Interested applicants are to visit the online job application portal to explore available vacancies and apply accordingly.


In this article, we have provided all the necessary information you know concerning KENIA recruitment, ranging from the overview of the agency, to job vacancies, to requirements, then how to apply and the closing date.

We recommend you carefully read this article to the end to get acquainted with all these information.

Overview of Kenya National Innovation Agency

The Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Act, No. 28 of 2013, established the Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Education.

The Agency’s primary responsibility is to create and oversee the National Innovation System. The National Innovation System must therefore be coordinated, promoted, and regulated by the Agency.


KeNIA collaborates with partners to strengthen interrelationships between actors in order to encourage innovation and business growth based on study and ideas. From assisting with the recognition, documentation, and preservation of creative ideas to organizing the creation and application of suitable standards, procedures, infrastructure, and partnerships to promote the development of the innovative ideas.

The agency moreover collaborates with partners to guarantee proper prioritization, pertinent capacity building, acknowledgement of innovation, and publication of the same.

Has KeNIA Recruitment 2024 Started?

Yes, KeNIA recruitment 2024 started on 25th July. Interested persons are to visit the recruitment portal to apply.

The National Innovation Agency job application form is free and as such applicants are warned against making payment to anyone or any account in respect of KeNIA recruitment form.


Also, the application portal is open to all interested candidates from any of the counties below.

Nyandarua Elgeyo-Marakwet
Nyeri Nandi
Kirinyaga Baringo
Murang’a Laikipia
West Pokot Kiambu
Samburu Turkana
Trans-Nzoia Migori
Uasin Gishu Kisii
Nakuru Nyamira
Makueni Nairobi
Embu Mombasa
Kitui Kwale
Machakos Kilifi
Kericho Tana River
Bomet Lamu
Kakamega Taita Mak Taveta
Vihiga Garissa
Bungoma Wajir
Busia Mandera
Siaya Marsabit
Kisumu Isiolo
Narok Meru
Kajiado Tharaka-Nithi
Homa Bay  

KeNIA Job Vacancies 2024

  • Principal, Human Resource Management Officer
  • Senior Administration Officer
  • Internal Auditor

These are the three (3) positions that are vacant in Kenya National Innovation Agency and persons interested are to adhere to the requirements below while applying for any of these positions.

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General Requirements for KeNIA Recruitment 2024

The general requirements for KENIA recruitment irrespective of the position you’re applying includes; being a Kenya citizen, having a valid means of identification, have at least D+ in KCSE and willing to adhere to the rules and regulations guiding the organization.


Specifically for the positions advertised, below are the educational qualification and other thing required from applicants.

Principal, Human Resource Management Officer

To gain employment into Kenya National Innovation Agency as a Principal Human Resource Management office you must meet the following.

  • Have served for a minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) of which should have been at the level of Senior Officer;
  • Have Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management, Public Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Business/Public Administration from a recognized Institution;
  • Have Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Have demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Senior Administration Officer

Those applying for Senior Administrative Officer, must:

  • Have minimum period of five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Have bachelor’s degree in social science or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Have Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Internal Auditor

Persons interested in the position of an internal auditor should:

  • Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution or;
  • Have Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Kenya Part III or Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) Part IV from a recognized institution;
  • Registered member of any of the following professional bodies:- Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
  • Be proficient in computer applications; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

KeNIA Recruitment Portal Login

To apply for any of these positions you have to first login KeNIA recruitment portal

It simple, just visit using any browser of your choice, navigate to career on the menu bar to access the recruitment portal.

How to Apply for KeNIA Recruitment 2024

You can apply for KeNIA recruitment following any of the methods below.

  • Visit the application portal
  • Go to opportunities on the menu bar
  • Click career
  • Select the position you wish to apply
  • Read through the job description
  • Scroll down and click the “apply” button
  • Type in your details in the spaces provided
  • Upload your CV, academic and professional certificates
  • Provide read your application
  • After that, click apply to submit

Note that all scanned documents school be in PDF and not more than 1MB. Ensure you provide only correct and authentic information.


KeNIA Job Application Deadline

The closing date for Kenya National Innovation Agency, KeNIA recruitment is 16th August, 2024. Failure to submit your form on or before this date will lead to disqualification.

Also, trying to canvass with the job application form will as well lead to disqualification and other legal issues if caught.

In addition to the information we have shared, below are success tips that would help you come out successful in the 2024 KENIA recruitment.

  • Stay real with your data
  • Ensure you meet the requirements for the positions you’re applying
  • Scan and upload documents in the required format and size
  • Do not forge any of your certificates
  • Upload only original certificates for authenticity sake
  • Be sure to submit your application before the set deadline

It’s great that you’ve made out time to read this article to the end. In case you have a question or challenge while applying for KENIA recruitment, send an email to:


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