IT Graduate Trainee Job in Kenya (12 Posts)

Graduate Trainee Job 2014

The Kenya Education Network (KENET) is a not-for-profit membership organization that is licensed by the Communications regulator as an Alternative Network Facility Provider.

KENET is the National Research and Education Network (NREN) for Kenya that aims to transform and improve the quality of higher education and research using ICT.

KENET provides broadband Internet services and shared services such as web-hosting, virtual servers, remote storage and advanced research services to the higher education community in Kenya.

It promotes research collaboration, conducts ICT in education research and pilots innovative learning technologies in collaboration with faculty and students in member institutions.

KENET is seeking to fill the following position:

Graduate Trainees in network engineering and information services (6 Positions)

KENET invites suitable recent university graduates to apply for a one-year Graduate Trainee program at KENET that aims to develop capacity in the areas network engineering, information and shared services, and communications.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an intensive one-year on the job training in one of the above areas.

Graduate trainee in network engineering and operations(2 positions)

Applicants must be degree holders from recognised universities in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (e.g., electronic engineering, telecommunications engineering).

Graduate trainee in information systems and information services (4 positions)

Applicants must be degree holders from recognized universities in computer science, information systems, statistics, communications or journalism.

All graduate trainee candidates will be expected to have the following qualifications

  • Must have (or expecting) Upper 2nd class honours & above qualification or its equivalent.
  • Must have graduated in at most the last two calendar years
  • Excellent oral and written technical communication skills in English language
  • Demonstrated high moral and ethical standards

These graduate trainee positions shall be on a fixed contract term of one (1) year.

This position shall be on contract terms of three (3) years which shall be renewable based on performance.

At the end of one year, candidates will be given an opportunity to join KENET on a full-time Basis.Applications should be sent to: The Executive Director

Kenya Education Network (KENET)
P.O. Box 30244, 00100

not later than January 31, 2014.

Applications should be accompanied by copies of secondary and university degree certificates, up to date CV showing current or past gross monthly salary, names and addresses of two (2) referees, a cover letter written in essay style, and day-time telephone contact.

E-mail applications should be sent to and should include scanned copies of the certificates sent as an attachment.

Only shortlisted candidates shall receive an invitation via e-mail and SMS to attend interviews at KENET within one month from the date deadline for applications.

KENET is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity.

Female candidates as well as candidates from marginalized or semi-arid area are encouraged to apply.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the position shall be offered to the successful candidates.

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