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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    In 2008, the Government of Kenya approved the creation of Konza Technology City as a flagship Kenya Vision 2030 project. Vision 2030 aims to create a globally competitive and prosperous nation with a high quality of life by 2030. As part of this vision, Konza will be a sustainable, world class technology hub and major economic driver for Kenya. Konza was ini...
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    Manager, Economic Development & Resource Mobilization

    REF NO: KoTDA/HR95/2024

    Job Purpose

    The Manager, Economic Development & Resource Mobilization is responsible for developing, implementing and reviewing the Authority’s economic development and resource mobilization strategy in order to ensure the economic and social sustainability of the Technopolis. They are responsible for coordinating the development of funding proposals and partnership engagements and aligning resources mobilized to support Authority’sStrategic Framework.

    Job Specification

    Duties and Responsibilities


    • Advise management on policies and strategies relating to research, planning and economic development.
    • Overseeing strengthening of intergovernmental economic planning and development matters with the relevant agencies;
    • Overseeing provision of technical support to committees responsible for development, implementation and coordination of Masterplans and other development blueprints;
    • Liaising with various government agencies to propose changes (Policy advocacy).
    • Overseeing preparation of planning and economic development quarterly and annual progress reports;
    • Overseeing national development activities at Konza Technopolis and the Buffer Zone;
    • Facilitating public participation and stakeholder consultations on Economic Planning and Development programmes of the Technopolis;
    • Guiding dissemination of national plans, policies and strategies;
    • Facilitating research on topical and emerging socio-economic issues cities;
    • Developing outreach programmes as part of the Knowledge Sharing strategy in the Authority
    • Facilitating identification and documentation of cross cutting and emerging economic issues.

    Partnership & Resource Mobilization.

    • Oversight the development and coordination of the Authority's Partnerships Plan and Resource Mobilization Plan facilitating public- private partnerships involving local government and private investors;
    • Implement partnership strategies to establish synergies and collaborations between the Authority and relevant government agencies, private sector, community, and development partners;
    • Develop, align, and implement resource mobilization and partnership strategies to support the implementation of Konza Technopolis Master Plan, Strategic Plan and Annual Workplans;
    • Identify and implement strategic partnerships aligning with short and long-range planning framework to achieve the Authority’s strategic objectives;
    • Identify and map the potential and emerging sources of funding and assessing their current usage and potential for the future
    • Coordinate the preparation of partnership agreements, MoUs, progress reports and status updates for the government, donors, and development partners of Technopolis;
    • Coordinates development of proposals for funding and effective marketing and creation of awareness of KOTDA products;`
    • Establishes and maintains liaison with the Authority’s development and strategic partners and policymakers;
    • Preparing reports to donors and relevant agencies;
    • Promotes Konza Technopolis interests amongst various stakeholders.

    Person Specification

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

    • A minimum period of ten (10) years’ experience, three (3) of which must be in a senior management level;
    • Master's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Public Policy, or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Public Policy, Project management, Development studies, Business related studies or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
    • Possesses relevant professional qualifications;
    • Management course from a recognized institution;
    • Be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing;
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Method of Application

    The Authority offers competitive salaries as per the approved salary scales. 

    Successful candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution and will be required to submit among other documents: 

    • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; 
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; 
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; 
    • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); 
    • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB). 

    Interested and qualified persons are required to apply to Human Capital Business Solutions via email to by stating the position applied on the email subject and attaching their curriculum vitae, application letter, academic and professional certificates. All applications should be received before/on April 22nd, 2024

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